Dieng Plateau

Dieng plateau is one of famous tourism spot in Central Java province. Dieng plateau is the highest plateau in Java and it lies in between Wonosobo and Banjarnegara. Dieng name was taken from 2 Sanskrit words, "Ardi" means beautiful and Hyang means high. Dieng plateau tells about the beautiful winsome as place of Gods and Goddesses to reside. So, Dieng means mountainous area where the Gods and Goddesses to live. Dieng is a village in the district of bordering counties and it is approximately 26 kilometres north of Wonosobo town.

A long the way to Dieng, it offers stunning mountain scenery. Approached Dieng village, it has lower temperature and makes sure to wear jacket. The cold sometimes can reach several degrees Celsius and the fresh scent of vague colour sulphur smell, especially around Sikidang crater.

There are indeed many craters are still active in Dieng plateau. The mountain peaks Dieng looked like broken thereby leaving heavily cratered terrain. That is why Dieng very famous with name of plain above the mountains. Fertile land with plenty of vegetable grow such as; cabbage, potato, onion, carrot and many others.

Dieng plateau region is one of mainstay tourism of Wonosobo district. The tourism objects not merely the plateau itself, but there are numerous tourist attractions in natural on the sideline and cultural heritage form at the past time. The visitor can reach Dieng plateau from Wonosobo or Banjarnegara town and best time to visit is in between May and October every year.