Dieng Plateau

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

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

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

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