Pekalen river located in the village of Ranu Gedang, Tiris district, Probolinggo, East Java. The village names Ranu Gedang because there are a lot of banana trees and in Java language called Gedang. The river can be waded would split the water flow of the river, trees, and waterfalls and exotic.
According to local people, Probolinggo has charmed King Hayam Wuruk and Gajah Mada of Majapahit kingdom. Both were fascinated by the natural beauty of Probolinggo and linger in the area. Possible name ‘probolinggo' comes from the word 'prabu linggih' which later amended text to the word 'probolinggo'.
Rafting sport is gaining popularity in Indonesia since 1990. Earlier, mostly done by the environmentalists and to create the impression that rafting can only be done by people who has skill and experienced. Basically rafting can be done by anyone and surely with safety requirements.
Pekalen river is 25 km from Probolinggo, precisely in the three districts are Tiris, Maron, and Gading. Strip river rafting within 29 miles and is divided into three areas. Spring water comes from mountain streams Pekalen and Gunung Lamongan, the width of the river between 5 to 20 meters, has a level of grade 2 to 3+ and water depth of about 1 to 3 meters. Distance of rafting down the river Pekalen is 10 km from the start point to finish point and 12 km to Pekalen river with the rapids about 50 pieces.
- Location : Probolinggo
- River Name : Pekalen
- Long of raft : 12 km
- Length of rafting : 2.5 hours
- Grade level : II - IV
- Start point : Ranu Gedang Village
- Finish point: Ranu Gedang Village
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