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Tanggedu Waterfall in East Sumba

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East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara has a natural tourism spot which is worth visited, namely Tanggedu Waterfall. Tanggedu Waterfall is also often called as the "Grand Canyon" of East Sumba, because of its location between beautiful cliffs. The location is in Tanggedu Village, Kanatang sub district, about 46 kilometers from Waingapu City, the capital of East Sumba. To arrive at Tanggedu Waterfall, it takes approximately two hours from Waingapu. During the trip, the visitors can enjoy beautiful panoramic view. From Tanggedu village, Tanggedu Waterfall can be reached through a 3 kilometre’s trek.

Tanggedu Waterfall is open daily from 08.00 AM to 17.00 PM local time. The entrance ticket price is 5,000 Rupiah. Upon their arrival at Tanggedu Waterfall, visitors will be greeted by the sound of gurgling water flowing from a height of about eight meters. There are two waterfalls from different river flows. The water is very clear and clean, so you can see the blue bottom of the pool. This pool is quite wide and shallow, so visitors can swim or do body raft.

Besides swimming, please visitors can also capture the moment by taking photos. Tanggedu Waterfall provides several interesting natural photo backdrops. Each background provides a unique image. Visitors can pose with a waterfall in the background. The photo angle that is no less interesting is the background of the rock cliffs on the left and right banks of the river. Apart from that, the bathing pool with various coloured rock reliefs around it is a beautiful photo spot. For facilities, a restaurant and bathrooms are available there.

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