If you have holiday to Semarang, try to visit feet of Ungaran Mountain at Sidumukti Village, Bandungan District, Semarang Regency, Central Java. At that feet of mountain you can try adrenaline sport, Paragliding.
The head of Indonesia Aero Sport Federation Semarang branch, Adi Subardi said that tourist can fly using paragliding for about 8 to 15 minutes. In the process, tourist will fly along with paragliding instructor. “When flying, tourist could see Rawa Pening, Ambarawa, Ungaran City, Salatiga and people resident alongside with paddy field,” said Adi.
Adi added that tourist can try paragliding everyday from feet of Ungaran Mountain. When Saturday and Sunday, the provider of paragliding flying service can be found at yard of camping area in feet of Ungaran mountain.
“This is Ungaran Mountain which have known with its Umbul Sidomukti. There are a place, weather and views which supporting paragliding so we have directly to develop paragliding. With paragliding, the visitor to Umbul Sidomukti have also increase because there are few tourist have only come to try paragliding from Ungaran Mountain,” said Adi.
If you like to try paragliding at Ungaran Mountain, tourist will be charged for 350 thousands rupiah. Tourist can come directly to Umbul Sidomukti meeting house or to Pondok Kopi Umbul Sidomukti restaurant to register paragliding. “If still confused, tourist can ask at registration counter for entering Umbul Sidomukti and the staff at there will show direction to register.
Ungaran Mountain is one of mountain which can be climbed at Central Java. Climber will get through three climbing posts which is Bedengan Post, Pronojiwo Post and Bukaan Post and continue with coffee and tea garden before arrive at top of Ungaran Mountain. Ungaran have height about 2.050 meters above sea level.