Geopark Ciletuh is a national park covering more than a thousand square kilometers. This geopark is located on the southern part of Sukabumi, covering eight districts. As such, you can find many beautiful spots in this area. There are also many waterfalls in Geopark Ciletuh area, most of them are extraordinarily beautiful.
Generally, you can also find panoramic hills and beautiful beaches in this geopark. However, the waterfalls are truly breathtaking and deserve their own recognition. Here are some of the best waterfalls in Geopark Ciletuh, Sukabumi.
You can see the top of this waterfall from Palangpang Beach. It is also located in Ciwaru Village, fed by Cimarinjung River. It is 5 meters high with several tiers. Locals also called it Curug Gong because, on certain days, it produces a sound similar to a gong. According to local legend, there is a gong hidden in the waterfall. It indeed belongs to a supernatural kingdom. There are also Curug Nyelempet and Curug Dogdog nearby.
Curug Puncak Manik
This waterfall has a huge volume of water discharging in its stream. There are also several tiers of this waterfall, making it wonderful for pictures. The waterfall is surrounded by a green cliff. Indeed, from the lower part of the waterfall, you can see the stream cascading down via a rocky river.
Even though the waterfall is not too tall, but this one is really unique. It has two side to side waterfalls. There is also a huge rock between the two falls, creating an intimidating view. The pond is actually not too deep, but the current can be strong. This twin waterfall is a really wonderful place for couples who want to create an everlasting memory.
This is definitely the most breathtaking waterfall in all Geopark Ciletuh. Curug Awang indeed looks like Niagara Waterfall. It has a long line of cliff, fed by a big river. However, the waterfall is only on one side of the cliff, enable brave visitors to walk along the edge. This waterfall is great for drone photography.
This is a bit similar to Puncak Manik and Cimarinjung Waterfalls. There are two tiers in particular. The upper tier is a single stream with a huge volume of water. It drops into a pond which in turn spread the water into the lower tier. It creates a larger yet less strong waterfall. Surrounded by the black cliff, this place is instagramable beyond belief.