Sawer Waterfall in Segalaherang Sub-District, Subang Regency - Indonesia


Those who live in Subang Regency in Indonesia are indeed familiar with a beautiful waterfall called Sawer. It is located in Panaruban Village and belongs to Segalaherang Sub-District, actually. Not only the waterfall offers the stunning beauty of nature, but it also provides fresh (which is both soothing and relaxing). In a nutshell, it is a perfect place for family recreation and lessening during weekends. Some locals even take advantage of the site for bathing and swimming! Thanks to the presence of natural pond located under the falls.

The Nuance
In terms of nuance, the site is a little bit damp due to the presence of big trees and bushes. However, it doesn’t stop tourists to come as they want to enjoy bathing and photography there. The waterfall has the height of 5 meters, featuring moderate flow of water. The thing is it becomes swifter during the rainy season, appearing like sown flowers. No wonder, the locals named it “Sawer” which means to sow or sprinkle. What is more? As mentioned earlier, a natural pond resides under it. Have no worries. It is safe for bathing and swimming, regardless of the age of the visitors.

Exploring Sawer Waterfall
It is, without a doubt, the best allure of Sawer Waterfall is its water flow. The shape is quite unique and it often becomes a background for photography. During the rainy season, the flow becomes swifter and it looks more attractive as well! Moreover, the neat and clean environment completes the beauty of the site. Thanks to the secluded location. Not many people are seen on the location, so the risk of littering is low. Still, that doesn’t mean visitors can carelessly explore the site or cause havoc to the environment.

Once enjoying photography and sightseeing, tourists can do other fun activities including taking a bath in the natural pond located below the falls. The size of this pond is wide, so it can accommodate many people at once. One thing, everyone should have prepared extra clothes beforehand. Also, they need to avoid littering in the pond and nearby environment. Eating foods or snacks are allowed, as long as tourists take care of the trash later.

Even though other stunning falls reside near to Sawer, tourists are likely to spend hours on the site. Not only Sawer offers more peaceful ambiance, but it also has an interesting myth. It is said those who come to this sacred site would get happiness and can easily find a soul mate in the future! However, they need to conduct a special ritual and take a bath in the pond at the right time. Moreover, only the locals know the procedure.

Nearby Attractions

  • Cilemper Waterfall
  • Tangkuban Perahu Mountain
  • Planet Water Boom
  • Karembong Waterfall
  • Cijalu Waterfall
  • Goa Badak Waterfall

How to Get There
For those coming from Subang City Indonesia, they need to head to Segalaherang Sub-District first. Later, they can simply visit Panaruban Village and perform a short trekking to get to the waterfall. The whole trip takes about 55 minutes, as the distance is 29.9 km. Here is the tip. Tourists need to take Palasari Dua – Babakan Street for a faster trip.

Where to Stay

  • Tea Garden Hotel
  • Sari Ater Resort
  • Ciater Hotel
  • Diamond Hotel

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