Sakub Mountain in Brebes Regency, Central Java Province
Visiting a highland helps everyone to relax and eradicate stresses. For those visiting Brebes Regency, in this case, they should not miss an opportunity to visit Sakub Mountain. The location is in Kretek Village and it belongs to Paguyangan Sub-District in Indonesia. As tourists may expect, they can do relaxation there including many fun outdoor activities like sightseeing, photography, and exploration. Even though the trip involves trekking and it may cost some time and stamina, no one would regret! The rewards are quite amusing up there including pure refreshing air and astonishing panorama.
Sakub Mountain is located at the height of 2080 meters above the sea level. It is the home of a favorite tourist spot called “Puncak Sakub”, where tourists can find several viewing posts to enjoy sightseeing and photography. From those spots, tourists can see a beautiful panorama of surrounding scenery including Kaligua Tea Plantation and nearby hills. Such green landscape is similar to a giant rug somehow. If tourists come in the morning, they have the chance to see a thick fog that surrounds the site! Plus, the air feels quite refreshing up there.
Exploring Sakub Mountain
The best thing to do in Sakub Mountain is none other than sightseeing. For the best scenery, though, tourists should get to the top of the mountain at all cost. From there, they are able to witness stunning landscapes of nearby hills and villages including Sirampog and Sigendong. No to mention visitors would be able to see Slamet Mountain clearly up there. It is also recommended to carry a camera so everyone can collect beautiful pictures while enjoying photography.
In a nutshell, Sakub Mountain consists of hills, mountain views, and tea plantation. The good thing tourists are allowed to explore them all! Not only people come to the site to enjoy sightseeing, but they also want to get a new experience of trekking. Even though it takes some efforts to get to the top of it, the reward is quite satisfying. During trekking, tourists may meet some local farmers too! Somehow, those people become a good background for photography.
What is more? Sakub Mountain is also known for its beautiful sunset, especially during a good weather. Thus, make sure to come before dusk in order to watch such beautiful view of nature. Have no worries. Visitors don’t need to pay any fee to enter the location. Even tourists are allowed to carry foods and drinks, as long as they take care of the trash afterward.
- Slamet Mountain
- Penganten Well
- Tuk Suci
- Tuk Bening
- Jepang Cave
How to Get There
For those coming from Semarang City, their prime destination is Paguyangan Sub-District at Brebes Regency. Once arriving at the destination, the last thing to do is to visit Kretek Village where Sakub Mountain resides. In order to get to “Puncak Sakub”, it also involves trekking! For the information, the whole trip takes about 6 hours and 13 minutes as the distance is 226 km. For a faster trip, it is recommended to take Raya Pantura Street though.
Where to Stay
- Sentani Guci Hotel
- Dian Manggala Hotel
- Jayakarta Hotel