Inside Grubug cave, Indonesia, where the “light of heaven”, a beam of sunlight, shines through a hole in the roof. The cave is reached via a passageway from Jomblang cave. The caves are a growing destination for adventurous tourists in Yogyakarta province, Java. Photo: Shutterstock

Indonesia cave adventure: 60 metres down a rope is an ancient mini forest, and underground passage to see the ‘light of heaven’

  • Visitors to the forested Gunung Sewu geopark in Yogyakarta province are lowered 60 metres to the cave floor, where plants from ancient times still grow
  • Strict limits on tourism keep the caves pristine. Come at the right time and sunlight streams through a hole in the roof of on cave to make an Instragram moment
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Inside Grubug cave, Indonesia, where the “light of heaven”, a beam of sunlight, shines through a hole in the roof. The cave is reached via a passageway from Jomblang cave. The caves are a growing destination for adventurous tourists in Yogyakarta province, Java. Photo: Shutterstock
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