About Jember

Jember is a city full of wonder located in the East Java, Indonesia. Jember city is one of the city with unique culture called “Pandalungan”. This culture is merged from Javanese Culture and Maduranese Culture.  People jobs in Jember are dominated by farming, gardening, and fishing.

The most famous icon of Jember is JFC (Jember Fashion Carnival). This carnival is one of the annual events that is held every year with the help of the government. As the Forth Biggest Carnival in international level,  JFC always  become the most awaited event every year.

Jember also have some tourism spots that you can visit. We have beaches,  botanical garden, pool, waterfall and animal conservation. Like PapumaBeach, Watu Ulo Beach, Tancak Waterfall and many more.  Jember city also have many hotels for you to stay.

Jember Fashion carnaval (JFC)

Jember Fashion Carnaval or JFC is an annual carnival held in the East Java city of Jember. Officially it is written as Jember Fashion Carnaval; the word carnival here is officially spelled as carnaval, probably a confusion with Indonesian spelling karnaval, or an influence of the Dutch spelling carnaval.

watu ulo

Watu Ulo is one of the tourist sites which lies on the Indonesian ocean. There is beautiful scenery at this site and it is the perfect place to enjoy the sea. It is called "Watu Ulo" by the natives because they believe that in the past there was a snake who was becoming a spirit.


Papuma beach with its white sands that make it more interesting. The beautiful white sand is pleasure to see and to walk on. The beach is always used as the place for sunbathing by foreign tourists. Besides its natural scenic beauty, it is also rich of animals, such as the lizard, forest cock, various birds, wild pig, deer porcupine, scaly anteater and many others. 

tancak waterfall

Tancak waterfall is located 16 km southwest of Jember. This is one of the highest waterfalls in Jember Regency. Its height is 82 m and it produces water at the rate of 150 cubic meters per second. That makes this waterfall as one of the most reliable and spectacular natural tourism objects. 

lereng raung waterfall

Lereng Raung Waterfalls, is located about 32 km northeast of Jember, consists of three kinds of waterfalls, each measuring 25 m height. It is called Lereng Raung by the native community because the water sources come from Mount Raung, although it lies in Rowosari district of Jember. Visitors who wish to visit the waterfalls by foot should have appropriate physical fitness. 

bandealit beach

Bandealit is a beach resort situated in the forest area 35 km south of Jember. Nearby Bandealit, there is SukamadeBeach, Banyuwangi regency, which is the place of breeding sea turtles. This beach is famous for the calm waves and the beauty of the flora. Bandealit is very suitable for the visitors who like off-road activities because the road to Bandealit is difficult to travel. 

rembangan hill panorama

Rembangan, 12 km to the north of Jember, is a mountainous tourism object complete with swimming pool, hotel and the coffee agro tourism of the Rayap plantation. Because of the fresh air and beautiful scenery, this tourism object is called a resort destination. Upon swimming in the pool in early morning, visitors can enjoy the beautiful sunrise. The visitors are surrounded by blue skies, green plants, and singing birds as far as the eye can see. 

lori tour

Going on a trip by lorry from Garahan to Merawan tunnel is a safe and enjoyable trip. The tourists can see two train tunnels (90m and 970m length). The Merawan tunnel (970m in length) is one of the longest train tunnels in Indonesia remaining from the Dutch period. In addition to the railway tunnels, the visitors can also enjoy the coffee agro tourism at Gumitir Mountain. 

tea plantation

Gunung Gambir Tea Plantation, located at 48 km northeast of Jember, is a site remaining from the Dutch period. At 900 m above sea level, the Argopuro slope area has great potential for European exported beer tea. Tourists can see tea trees that were planted in 1918, 1923,and 1927 and can watch beer tea processing from picking to packaging. All visitors can all have a taste of tea and a walk through the plantation in the morning.

dancing horse

People of Jember have long had a traditional art known as “Dancing Horse”. It is used to entertain people when holding a feast. People are taken around the village to meet their families by riding a dancing horse. Dancing Horse is a unique dance that can found in Jember. 

ijen crater

The Ijen volcano complex is a group of composite volcanoes located on the border betweenBanyuwangi Regency and Bondowoso Regency of East Java, Indonesia. It is inside an eponymous larger caldera Ijen, which is about 20 kilometreswide.