Tegal, located in Central Java, is an area with great tourism potential. It is famous for its unique local accent called “ngapak.” In addition to its distinct accent, Tegal is home to a popular tourist attraction known as Guci Hot Springs, situated at the foot of Mount Slamet. This picturesque Guci Tourism Area offers natural warm water sourced from underground hot springs and refreshing mountain air.
Apart from the hot springs, here are the top nine places to visit in Guci:
1. Curug Pengantin
Curug Pengantin is a beautiful waterfall that got its name due to its twin streams, resembling a pair of brides. This natural spot is safe for children as it has shallow pools. Legends are associated with this waterfall, such as a story of a husband and wife who were swept away by the current due to their forbidden actions. The story itself can be a reminder for visitors to be more careful. Visitors can also take advantage of affordable car rental services with drivers available nearby.
Jl. Lingkar Barat No.3, Guci, Bumijawa, Tegal
Everyday 07.00 to 16.00 WIB
2. The Baron Hills of Guci
The Baron Hills of Guci offer various contemporary photo spots, including the Glass Bridge, which provides a charming view and features the famous Statue of the Golden Hand. Thrill-seekers can try photo spots from the Hanging and Swing Bike rides. Another unique spot is a hot air balloon with distinctive decorations. The area also has a mini swimming pool suitable for children, measuring 5×5 meters and featuring a safe depth.
Jl. Raya Karangsari – Guci, RT.1/RW.1, Kalengan, Guci, Kecamatan Bumijawa, Kabupaten Tegal, Jawa Tengah 52466
Everyday 07.00 to 20.00 WIB
3. Sarwiti Secret Paradise
Sarwiti Secret Paradise is a hidden gem offering interesting photo spots surrounded by exotic rock cliffs. The serene atmosphere makes it an ideal place to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Visitors can also enjoy camping here. The facilities are complete and suitable for families, including a heated swimming pool.
Ow Bojong, Kalengan, Guci, Bumijawa, Tegal, which is above the 13th Shower area.
Everyday 07.00 to 17.00 WIB
4. Hot Water Boom Guciku
Hot Water Boom Guci-ku is famous for having warm and chlorine-free water. The water is comes directly from Mount Slamet. This tourist area provides a choice of swimming pools from the shallowest to the deepest according to age. Adrenaline junkies can enjoy a thrilling slide from a height into the pool. One of the notable rides is a slide from a height to the pool. Facilities available here include lodging, restaurants, and halls. The hall can be rented for various events.
Jalan Lingkar Barat Desa, Kalengan, Guci, Kecamatan Bumijawa, Kabupaten Tegal, Jawa Tengah 52466
Sunday – Friday 07.00 – 20.00 WIB
Saturday – Sunday 06.00 – 21.00 WIB
5. Bukit Bintang
Bukit Bintang is the highest tourist spot in the Guci area, offering a chilly atmosphere at night. It attracts visitors who come to witness the sparkling lights of houses in the valley, resembling stars. Evening is the best time to visit. Visitors can stay at nearby inns or camp in the flat areas of the hill. During the day, visitors can take pictures in Chinese and Japanese style buildings. There are also several restaurants that provide a menu of delicious Central Javanese food.
Ladang,Hutan, Guci, Kecamatan Bumijawa, Kabupaten Tegal, Jawa Tengah 52466
6. TWA Pancuran 13
At TWA Pancuran 13, visitors can directly take a bath using a warm ‘pancuran‘ (shower) from the 13 existing rock holes. There are three pools that visitors can choose to soak in and none smell of sulfur. Many visitors believe that the water has good properties, especially for skin health. After bathing, visitors can wash their bodies in the river with cold water near the shower. Other facilities in this area are toilets, carpet rental, and food stalls. It is recommended to visit this place in the morning or when the weather is sunny because the area is prone to rain.
Ow Bojong, Kalengan, Guci, Bumijawa, Tegal
7. Curug Jedor
This waterfall has an extraordinary natural panorama and is located in a very natural and calm area. The access to get there is also easy because it is a few hundred meters from the entrance to the Guci tourist area. Many visitors choose this place as a camping site. Even though it still feels very natural, the facilities in this place are quite complete. Some public facilities such as toilets, prayer rooms, and a simple swimming pool can easily be found by visitors here.
Jl. Dukuh Tengah, Guci, Bumijawa, Tegal, right on the south side of the entrance to the Guci tourist area.
07.00 – 17.00 WIB
8. Curug Kembar
The name “kembar” (twins) is given because there are two waterfalls that are close to each other. Even though it is only about 5 meters high, the water flow is swift and clear. The uniqueness of Curug Kembar is that this waterfall has a warm temperature, so you don’t have to worry about getting cold when playing in the water or swimming in the pool, especially in the morning. Even though Guci Village itself has a cold temperature because it is at the foot of a mountain, this waterfall provides a refreshing sensation.
Near Guciku Hot Waterboom, next to Villa Syariah, in Guci Village, Bumijawa District, Tegal Regency. To reach this waterfall, you need to go down. However, you need to be careful because the road is quite slippery.
9. Curug Permadi
Curug Permadi is one of the paths to climb the foot of Mount Slamet with an altitude of 3,428 meters above sea level. This place is also the destination of a number of outbound and camping packages. Apart from that, the Curug Permadi area also provides interesting photo spots. Not far from this place, there is also a strawberry garden that people can visit after playing in this waterfall area.
Ladang,Hutan, Guci, Kecamatan Bumijawa, Kabupaten Tegal, Jawa Tengah 52466. Located about 1 km from Guci tour, visitors must use a motorbike because the access road is uphill.
Monday-Friday: 07.00-21.00 WIB
Saturday-Sunday: 24 Hours
Ticket Prices for Pemandian Air Panas Guci
The following is a list of ticket prices for hot spring rides and baths in the Guci area, Tegal Regency. Information about this price list was obtained from the Head of UPTD Tegal Regency Tourism Objects Ahmad Abdul Hasib in April 2023.
Here is a list of ticket prices for tourism spots in the Guci area:
Guci entrance: IDR 13,000.
Golden Park: IDR 30,000.
Guci Gung Pool: IDR 15,000.
Sunqita Ria Pool: IDR 20,000.
Guciku Hot Waterboom: IDR 45,000.
Graha Tirta Ayu Pool: IDR 20,000.
Guci Forest: IDR 25,000.
Guci Ashafana: IDR 25,000.
The Onsen Pool: IDR 25,000.
Duta Wisata Pool: IDR 40,000.
Pancuran 13 Barokah: IDR 20,000.
Curug Serwiti Paradise: IDR 10,000.
The Baron Hill: IDR 20,000.
The Geong: IDR 25,000.
Guciwan Pool: IDR 15,000.
Rindu Alam Pool: IDR 25,000.
Bukit Bintang: IDR 15,000.
Private Bath: IDR 5,000.
Public Bath: Free.
(*) The ticket price information above can change at any time according to conditions.
Meanwhile, if there is someone sells at a price that doesn’t match the list, they can report to the call center as below:
DTW Guci: 0283-2623-2420.
Police (Tegal Police): 911.
BPBD Tegal Regency: 0811-2929-116.
Indonesian Red Cross (PMI): 0823-1481-9993.
Service Post (Pos Yan): 0283-2623-2420. (*)
Location, Operational Hours, and Contact of Guci
Jl. Objek Wisata Guci, Kalengan, Guci, Bumijawa, Tegal, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia, 52466.
Sunday-Monday, 07.00 – 20.00 WIB
Information about Guci (repost, villa, homestay, catering, tours, tour packages): 081818109050.
Information (lodging, tour packages):
0823 2328 3805
Getting to Guci Tegal
Tegal Guci Tourism location is at the foot of Mount Slamet, Guci Village, Bumijawa District, Tegal Regency, Central Java Province. To go to Tegal, visitors can take a private car, bus or train.
Arriving in Tegal, visitors can pass the road to the Guci Tourism by using two-wheeled or four-wheeled vehicles. The distance to Guci Tegal Tourism from the Tegal Regency square is about 43 kilometers. Visitors will spend travel time for 1 hour 39 minutes of travel.
Don’t worry if you need a place to rest or want to stay overnight, because along the way to the hot springs you will be offered villas at reasonable prices.
1. Villa Sampurna Guci
Capacity: for 4-10 people.
Facilities: a mini swimming pool, natural hot spring swimming pool, living room, kitchen, bathroom, bathtub, hot water, parking area, free wifi, etc.
Address: Jl. Urn Tourism Object, Pekandangan, Urn, Kec. Bojong, Tegal Regency, Central Java 52465 (In front of Bus terminal 2).
2. Villa Barokah Guci
Capacity: for 6 people.
Facilities: swimming pool, kitchenette, tv, parking area, coffee/tea, double bed, sofa, living room, bathroom, dining room, terrace and other furniture.
Address: Guci Bumijawa, Guci, Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia, 52465.
3. Villa Salma Guci
Capacity: for 6 people.
Facilities: a kitchen, living room, TV, inside bathroom, outside bathroom, heated swimming pool, restaurant, parking lot, etc.
Address: Jl. Urn Tourism Object, Pekandangan, Rembul, Kec. Bojong, Tegal Regency, Central Java 52465.
4. Puri Mutiara
Capacity: for 33 people.
Facilities: a heated swimming pool, family room, kitchen, tv, terrace, breakfast, parking area, laundry, etc.
Address: Canned, Guci, Bumijawa District, Tegal Regency, Central Java 52466.
Telephone : 08122787595 / 08179824198
5. Villa Kuda Mas Guci
Capacity: for 6 people.
Facilities: living room, bathroom, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, large parking area, place to relax, etc.
Address: Jl. Raya Bumijawa Guci, Tegal Regency, Central Java 52465.
So, when will you visit at least one of these tourist destinations? Share what you think in the comment section below.