Eria Waterfall in Singkawang City, West Kalimantan Province


In East Singkawang City, tourists may find numerous types of natural attractions especially waterfalls. Here is the reference. The name is Eria Waterfall and it is located in East Singkawang Sub-District. Actually, the exact location is in Nyarumkop Village. The fact is it resides near to the border between Singkawang and Bengkayang. So, what is it good for? Aside from offering a stunning waterfall, the site also provides a refreshing natural bath for tourists to enjoy! Many people also take advantage of the refreshing atmosphere to relax and get rid of boredom!

The Nuance
Eria Waterfall is located in the midst of a forest in In, so it offers a secluded and peaceful atmosphere. Moreover, it has a refreshing air and pristine environment. The presence of big trees makes the site more comfortable to explore, in fact. Also, tourists need to conduct a short trekking to get to the location. Once arriving at the site, they may see a river-like waterfall with its strong water discharge. Many big stones also scattered around the site, creating a perfect landscape to enjoy photography. Thus, everyone should not forget to carry a camera while visiting the waterfall later.

Exploring Eria Waterfall
Even the trip itself is worth mentioning. In order to get to Eria Waterfall, tourists should pass through different landscapes. After reaching Nyarumkop Catholic School, they may see CU Bonaventura building. Well, there is a pathway located beside it where tourists should take later. From that spot, it takes several minutes of walking until they meet the keeper. Do not forget to pay the ticket before accessing the waterfall, though. This expense includes the keeper’s service related to the direction to get to the exact site.

Once arriving at the location, tourists can simply enjoy the nuance and conduct sightseeing. For the information, aside from the waterfall, Eria also has a beautiful river and public bath. That means visitors are allowed to swim and take a bath in such refreshing natural pond. The stream of the river is quite chilling and the atmosphere is peaceful! No wonder, it becomes a recommended place to relax and get rid of tiredness after trekking.

Well, aside from bathing, it is also recommended to learn a little bit more about Eria. According to the locals, the water comes from Poteng Mountain. This explains why it is quite clear and refreshing (especially in the morning). What is next? Later, before going back to the hotel, tourists can also explore the site and conduct a short trekking!

Nearby Attractions

  • Bagak Sahwa
  • Pajintan Reservoir
  • Batu Belimbing
  • Riam Ampank
  • Sibohe Waterfall

How to Get There
Those coming from Pontianak City (the capital of West Kalimantan Province), they can directly head to Earia Waterfall at Singkawang City by any local transportation service. The distance is 186 km, so the trip may take approximately 4 hours and 3 minutes. As for the best route, it is recommended to take Ahmad Yani Street. Once arriving at East Singkawang Sub-District, tourists only need to get to Nyarumkop Village where the waterfall resides.

Where to Stay

  • Gunung Jempol Villa
  • Putra Kalbarii Hotel
  • Pelita Hotel


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