Punthuk Setumbu

Menoreh hill presents Borobudur temple and offers a viewpoint with a charming of the sunrise as well, it is Punthuk Setumbu. This is very familiar for adventurous and the hill located at the south of Borobudur temple, Karangrejo villages, which is about 5 kilometers away from Borobudur temple.

Punthuk Setumbu is famous as Nirvana Sunrise on Menoreh hill, there can see a beautiful sunrise and exotic. There can see the sunrise appears between Mount Merapi and Merbabu. From the top of the hill can enjoy the beautiful panorama of mountains surrounding Magelang town, Mount Merapi and Merbabu. Moreover, when its remaining fog that covered trees and houses around, feels like above the clouds.

Visiting Punthuk Setumbu hill with no regret unless oversleep. Recommended time to visit Punthuk Setumbu is in April up to October, to see sunrise perfectly. This kind of new tourism object does not only offer the view of the mountain but also can enjoy the series of the mountain that stretches Meroreh at the south side.

It should be on the Borobudur temple at 04.30 am to see the sunrise. It only takes a few stairs to reach the top and it is not too heavy. Punthuk Setumbu is not just known by the domestic traveler, but many foreign interested to visit this kind of beautiful sunrise from the top. One more thing, that is interesting to be enjoyed from the top of Punthuk Setumbu, Borobudur temple silhouette that looks very small and it likes jagged triangle surrounded by the rice field.