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Gelatik Cave

Gelatik cave is a natural cave that is in Karangmojo, precisely located in rural areas Bejoharjo, Karangmojo, Gunungkidul district. The presence of natural Gelatik cave became one of the destinations that support the existence of the tourist in Bejiharjo village. Gelatik cave was previously imprisoned as a place for people who want something to manifest desires. But since it opened as a tourist is no longer a use to be imprisoned.

To enter the Gelatik cave, we will be accompanied by a guide provided by the managers with some of the fixtures in the form of a helmet to keep our heads from impact and shoes to cave walls during the journey in the cave a bit slippery, so it will keep you not to slip, and oxygen tank just in case if will run out of oxygen in the cave, because the cave is airtight and one another equipment of flashlight. Rather narrow cave door made more complete cave adventure cruising, to enter the cave to crawl with a distance of about 15 meters. Gelatik Cave including dry cave because unlike Pindul cave which is the flow of the river. But the land cave still somewhat muddy due to the dripping water from the stalactites. A dark, moist and airtight, it makes its own challenges for those who have the guts to Gelatik cave.

Inside the Gelatik cave are offered stunning scenery with a stalactite and stalagmite that is still in production, so do not ever hold stones that still drain the water, meaning stalactite or stalagmite is still alive. Subject will be reminded by the tour before entering the cave, it is expected that the presence of stalactites and stalakmit it is always evolving. For those who want to feel the water flowing through the stalactite and stalagmite, reportedly can make you young and beautiful if rubbed into the face of having to wait until the dripping from the tip of a stalactite and stalagmite. Also stalactite and stalagmite that is dead is equally interesting, to decorate the walls of the cave so it will be more shiny when exposed to light. It's really a stunning beauty in darkness.