Lake Sarangan - Beautiful Sand Lake On The Slopes Of Mountains And Pine ForestsTravel
Lake Sarangan which is also known as lake sand is a natural lake situated at the foot of Mount Lawu, in District Plaosan, of Magetan, East Java. Located approximately 16 kilometers west of the city Magetan. This vast lake of about 30 hectares and with depth 28 meters. With temperatures between 18 and 25 degrees Celsius and the existence of a pine forest on the slopes of the mountains around Lake Sarangan.
Lake Sarangan a mainstay attractions Magetan. Around the lake there are first class hotels, cottages, and the cabin tour. Besides souvenir shops, visitors can also enjoy the beautiful ride around the Lake Sarangan with horses, or speedster. Other facilities attractions is also available, such as restaurant, play area, tourist markets, parking lots, public telephone facilities, places of worship, and parks.
After being around, you can order rabbit satay and rice cake (lontong) that many offered around this lake. Satay is rarely encountered in other areas is feasible you try, because the meat is soft and fluffy can make you addicted. Other foods that can be enjoyed here is rice pecel. Lake Sarangan areas neighboring Madiun, the famous city with herbs and pecel sauce with chili.
Lake Sarangan has several important annual event calendar, Labuh Sesaji which is on Friday Pon, Ruwah months, school holidays in mid-year, Ledug Sura 1 Muharram, and the fireworks on New Year's Eve. Labuh ritual offerings is "Clean Village" as a greeting of villagers gratitude to God for all the blessings given by the form of gift offerings into the lake.
Routes of travel:
The road to Lake Sarangan Magetan already paved and easy to pass a motorcycle or any other public transportation. From the city of Surabaya, you can take the route towards Mojokerto - Jombang - Kertosono - Nganjuk – Madiun / Ngawi - Magetan (city) – Lake Sarangan.