Klotok Mountain in Kediri Regency, East Java Province

Most tourists would choose outdoor activities when it comes to spending a holiday. They want to eradicate stresses and find new places to explore, after all. As for the reference, Kediri Regency has a nice area called Klotok Mountain. It is true the region is known for its highlands, so tourists are likely to enjoy trekking and exploration there. Klotok belongs to Wilis Mountains and it resides in Pojok Village of Mojoroto Sub-District. The location is indeed near to the famous Wilis Mountain. In terms of name, it derives from the words Kolo and Tok, which means the dangerous mountain. Have no worries. Despite the scary name, the mountain offers beautiful panoramas and nice landscapes for an adventure instead.

The Nuance
Klotok Mountain has the height of about 536 meters above the sea level. The nuance is both comfy and peaceful, for sure. It features mostly tall trees and bushy plants. Due to this interesting landscape, tourists can enjoy trekking thoroughly! There is even a motocross track in that area! The location of this track is on the foot of the mountain, actually. In special moments, there is even an official race! So, tourists should come at the right time to watch the event. The next things that tourists can find are outbound facilities, trekking routes, and mountain bike tracks!

Exploring Klotok Mountain
As people may expect, the mountain is quite suitable for trekking and natural exploration. It can be done either with a porter or friends. For beginners, though, it is recommended to come with a local guide who can show the route well. During trekking, they can also drop by at some interesting caves and other natural attractions. As for the best destination, it is definitely Klop Peak, where an ancient encryption resides.

As mentioned before, Klotok Mountain features some beautiful caves. These include Padedean, Selobale, and Selomangleng Cave. In order to find the locations, though, it is recommended to come with a villager or local guide. It takes some time and stamina to explore those entire caves, so tourists must come with a good stamina. It is also important to carry bottled water and some snacks!

What is more? Klotok Mountain has other famous places to explore including Sumber Lo Fountain. This site is suitable for relaxation and enjoys fresh water. The best time to visit is in the morning for the best nuance, though. Next, the mountain also has a special event during the celebration of Indonesia’s independence. The locals would reach the top of the mountain and fly up the national flag up there!

Nearby Attractions

  • Selo Gajah Peak
  • Watu Bengkah
  • Klop Peak
  • Argo Lembah Tretes

How to Get There
The distance between Surabaya City and Kediri Regency is 120 km. That means the trip may take approximately 1 hour and 59 minutes. As for the best route, tourists should take Surabaya – Mojokerto, and Mojokerto – Kertosono Highway. Later, after arriving at Kediri, the next destination is Pojok Village at Mojoroto Sub-District. This trip takes about 1 hour and 3 minutes, as the distance is 32.5 km. For a faster trip, it is recommended to take Raya Kediri – Pare. From the village, it requires a trekking to reach the top of the mountain.

Where to Stay

  • Bukit Daun Hotel
  • Pohsarang Hotel
  • Airy Syariah Hotel

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