Bunda Hill in Blitar City, East Java Province
Not all tourists are aware of Blitar City’s tourism potential. However, they are interested enough to visit the region someday. It is because Blitar offers lots of attractive vacation spots for sightseeing and relaxation. Here is an example. The name is Bunda Hill and it is located in Kademangan Sub-District. The exact location is in Dawuhan Village and it is considered a new tourist spot in Blitar. This limestone hill was developed by a pilot named Miftahul Ahsan who really cares about his mother. In terms of name, “Bunda” means mother after all.
Bunda Hill Site was built on an area of 10 hectares. The nuance is considered serene and the view is spending. Once tourists arrive at the site, they may see a big name sign right away. It looks like that of Hollywood! The landscape is dry, which is located in that name sign. However, that site is surrounded by lots of lush trees. In a certain spot, a heart or love landmark resides which is made of piles of wooden sticks. It indeed becomes the best spot for photography and taking selfies.
Exploring Bunda Hill
Trekking or natural exploration becomes two common tourist activities in Bunda Hill. Visitors only need to get around the hill and explore all its parts. This limestone hill features two types of landscape, actually. The first one is dry and rough, so tourists must wear comfy footwear during the exploration. The second landscape is fertile enough and features lots of trees or plants. This area is suitable for relaxation and getting away from the heat of the sun. Thus, everyone should give some efforts to explore all those parts.
Sightseeing becomes the next common popular activity in Bunda Hill. Thanks to the great natural views. Visitors are able to see numerous attractive panoramas including lush trees, name sign, nearby villages, etc. In order to get the best experience, though, it is recommended to come at the right time. For example, tourists must come in the morning for a comfier atmosphere and avoiding the heat of the sun.
Bunda Hill is considered an educational and recreational site for families. These days, it even features several interesting spots like ABB or Angkringan Bukit Bunda. This traditional eatery accommodates visitors when it comes to light foods and beverages. Thus, it is better to come with some money when visiting the hill later.
- Bunda Hill
- Chocolate Village
- Alas Kandung Waterfall
- Tumpak Waru Hill
How to Get There
Well, it is easy to get to Bunda Hill. Tourists only need get to Blitar City from where they are now. For those who come from Surabaya City (the capital of East Java Province), they should take Surabaya – Mojokerto Highway to reach Blitar City. The distance is 155 km, so this trip may take around 3 hours and 30 minutes. Once arriving at Blitar, tourists should take Nasional III and Raya Trisula Street. Their destination is definitely Bunda Hill, which is located in Dawuhan Village. The distance is 10.2 km, so the trip takes only 22 minutes.
Where to Stay
- Grand Mansion Hotel
- Gita Puri Hotel