Malang is one of the cities in East Java Province located more or less 90 km south of Surabaya. The city is the second largest in the southern part of Java Island, after Bandung. Malang is located at the height of 440 – 667 m above the sea, so nature around is definitely exquisite and cool.
Being about 330 km away from Yogyakarta, immigrants from the City of Gudeg (traditional food originally from Yogyakarta) can reach the Apple City (a popular nickname of Malang) with a train from Tugu Yogyakarta Station. The trip takes 7 – 8 hours before eventually stops by at Malang Kotabaru Station. The ticket costs starting from Rp70.000 per passenger.
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The master railway station of Yogyakarta is familiarly called Tugu Station due to its address which is at Pasar Kembang street, Sosromenduran, Gedong Tengen, Special Region of Yogyakarta, 55271, near the Yogyakarta monument (Tugu Yogyakarta). This station is strategically located since it is connected directly with both of east and south sides of Malioboro. You may reach this station on foot, riding a pedicab, by a personal car, and TransJogja.
Yogyakarta Station is currently the largest station under management of PT. KAI (Persero) of Operational Area 6 Yogyakarta. The station has been operated since 1887. In order to serve Yogya's cross-town travel, the station provides eight tracks and seven platforms, and is enhanced with sophisticated airport-style facilities.
The station that is often called Kotabaru Station is a large class station located at Trunojoyo street No. 10, Klojen, Malang, East Java 65111. Its location is at the center of Malang city as it is only 300 meters away from the front of Tugu Square. To get to the station, you can ride pedicabs or city transportations coded ADL, AL, ABG, MM, and AJG.
Malang Kotabaru Station has been officially operated since 1941. Today, the largest railway station in the apple’s city is under the control of PT. KAI (Persero) for Operational Area 8 of Surabaya. To serve the inter-Malang train trip, the station provides 12 active tracks. The station is enhanced with facilities like online ticketing system and self-service check-in just like at the airport.
Malang is one of the featured tourist destinations in the eastern part of Java island. This cool city offers the tourist destinations that feature natural freshness.
Eco Green Park is a recreational and educational park that is good for family vacations. This tourist site offers a mini zoo, an environmental education center, as well as fun rides for children. There, you can enjoy a 5-hectare beauty of nature with a variety of protected animals. You and family may also learn how to preserve the environment from the experts. Find the complete recreational place on Oro-oro Ombo street no. 9A, Kota Wisata Batu (Batu tourism city).
This tiny island is 75 km remote from the center of the city. Having been entitled to a wildlife sanctuary, Sempu Island is managed by the city administration as a conservation territory and limited tourist destination. The main attraction is Segara Anakan Lake as wide as 4 hectares and stretches beautifully in the middle of the island. Being uninhabited, Sempu island is certainly lacking facilities. Make sure that you keep cleanliness and preservation of the island when you pay a visit there.
This tourism site suits tourists who are fond of photography. The labyrinth park located in Pandesari, Pujon, Malang is the newest tourist destination in Coban Rondo and has been well known for its uniqueness. This park also offers an open natural green environment with the labyrinth spot made of the bushes as the main attraction. The maze is designed as 2 meters high walls that form certain paths on an area of 60 x 40 m. The beauty of Coban Rondo’s nature makes the maze exploring activity fun instead of frightening.