Tawangmangu is located 40 km east of Solo, this recreational resort offers fresh weather, scenic views, swimming pools, bungalow style hotels and restaurants. Tawangmangu, a mountain resorts at an elevation of almost 1 km above sea level, which promises a cool escape from the city’s heat. It lies on the slopes of Mount Lawu, at an elevation of 1300 m above sea level. A cool splendid hill resort also on the slope of mount Lawu, at about 1400 M height above sea level. The road from Solo via Karangpandan is a fine trip thru magnificent green terraced hills.
Tawangmangu has all kind of facilities, hotel, camping ground, forest tourism, etc. The climate is fresh and one can enjoy the beautiful scenery. Other features include nearby temples, a national park and 40m in high waterfall of Grojogan Sewu.
It is a 100 M high waterfall; the pool at the bottom has very chilly water. In front of the gate to Grojogan Sewu, horses for rent are available to ride around Tawangmangu.
Tawangmangu, a peaceful mountain resort, with the cool climate and magnificent scenery, surrounded by pine forest and frequently covered with dense white mists. Also don’t miss to visit the park, with the beautiful natural Grojogan Sewu waterfall.
The best thing about Tawangmangu is that you can hike around and the surrounding hills, browse through the holticulture gardens of many kinds of plants and vegetables. You can also rent a horse to ride, enjoying the fresh air and get close to nature.