Lapindo Mud Tours
The impact of Lapindo mudflow in Sidoarjo on May 29, 2006 has now become a regional tourism destination. When you passed Kedungpandang village, Jabon District, Sidoarjo Regency, East Java, you can stop a while in Tlocor area.
Tlocor is an area in Kali Porong estuary. Here, visitors can fish, rent a boat provided by a tour caring group, and explore the island formed by Lapindo mudflow piles. Good road access is the main support to get into the Jabon District. Plus supporting facilities, such as food vendors and other facilities needed by visitors. This area is about 20 kilometers from the center of Sidoarjo City.
Lapindo mud tourism indeed can compete with mountain tour, beach or sea tour. There you will see a vast expanse of mud and certainly will not be found anywhere else. The view of the vast expanse of mud is the main attraction. The visitors usually take pictures and the vast mud as the background. Not only attracts the curiosity of local people, you do not need to be strange if you meet with foreign tourists. This tour destination has known by international visitors. That's why many foreign visitors come to visit Lapindo mud tourism.
One thing to remember, Lapindo mud contains some compounds that can endanger health. So try not to touch the mud, moreover rub the mud on the body. It is not as beautiful as other natural landscapes, but Lapindo mud tourism is one example of natural phenomena that can happen at any time without warning. Such visitors are reminded of God's enormous power to respect nature and preserve it.