Kampung Indian in Kediri Regency, East Java Province
Kampung Indian or Indian Village has gained an increasing popularity these days, especially for those living in Kediri Regency and nearby regions. This unique vacation area is located in Sempu Village at Ngancar Sub-District. As the name suggests, the site applies an Indian (America’s tribe) and has a distinct allure as compared to others. The accessibility is nice, so tourists can get to the location easily too. It even resides near to the famous Kelud Mountain! Thus, tourists should drop by in this park before visiting the mountain later. These places become
Once getting in Kampung Indian, tourists may see the wide parking area right away. In the same spot, they may see two unique statues or totems that resemble eagles and cats. No wonder, visitors are likely to take photos of these objects during the visit. As for the nuance, it is merry or crowded due to a high number of visitors. The site has traditional wooden ornaments like fences and gazebos. The purpose is to resemble a traditional village of Indian, after all. Another impressive thing is the presence of a costume rental service, where tourists can get and wear an Indian costume for photography.
Exploring Kampung Indian
Once arriving at Kampung Indian, tourists should head to the ticket booth right away. Located near to the ticket booth, tourists may find a swimming pool and toilets. Before entering the park, though, it is recommended to take photos of unique totems first. Those unique statues look astonishing, after all. As for the pool, it is considered quiet. Not many people are interested to use the swimming pool, after all.
The most famous thing to do in Kampung Indian is indeed photography. Tourists only need to find good spots to take photos. Usually, it is in front of the totems and traditional Indian houses. Here is an idea. Visitors should rent an Indian costume and take selfies while wearing it. The rent fee depends on how long they wear the costume, actually. Don’t forget to rent the Indian hat, too. It comes in a package, so don’t forget to wear it while taking selfies.
In the right part of Kampung Indian, tourists may find several plants that have the shape of a heart. Somehow, it becomes a nice object for photography, too. Once getting deeper into the village, the landscape becomes higher. That means tourists can take photos with a better angle, as well. If they come at the right time, in fact, the Indian nuance becomes more significant due to the presence of entertainment like dances and music.
- Kampung Anggrek
- Teletubbies Hill
- Kelud Mountain
- Penataran Temple
How to Get There
A trip to Kediri Regency usually takes around 1 hour and 59 minutes if tourists come from Surabaya City. It is because the distance is 120 km, but the trip becomes faster if tourists choose the right routes. First, it would be Surabaya – Mojokerto Highway. The next route to take is Mojokerto – Kertosono Highway. After arriving at Kediri City, tourists’ next destination would be Sempu Village at Ngancar Sub-District where Kampung Indian resides. It can be done fast by taking Wates – Ngancar Street, actually. As for the distance, it is 27.6 km, so the trip would take about 41 minutes only.
Where to Stay
- Ilhami Hotel