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Serang Agrotourism Village is one of the villages located in Karangreja District, Purbalingga Regency, Central Java Province, directly adjacent to Kutabawa Village and its territory is a highland area or slopes of Mount Slamet with an altitude of about 650-1,300 m above sea level, and sufficient rainfall. about 6,240 mm high with an average temperature of 20°C.
Serang Agrotourism Village is about 25 kilometers from Purbalingga. From Purbalingga, it is recommended to take a shorter route, namely through the Serayu T-junction before Bobotsari to turn left and go straight to Karangreja.
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Serang Agrotourism Village has a fairly fertile land area, this is evidenced by the large number of agricultural land and plantations, where almost the entire area has vegetable plants and there are also superior fruit crops, namely strawberries with a plant area of about 64.00 ha. Besides strawberries, there are also cabbage plants with a plant area of 23.00 ha.
In the Serang Agrotourism Village, most of the residents’ yards are used for living stalls, living barns, family medicinal plants, perennials, agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries. Of the total population of 1,993 houses, almost 88 percent of the people’s yards are used for farming and other businesses. The results of managing the home page are also used to meet the nutritional needs of the family and improve the community’s economy.
Serang Agrotourism Village is a village that is geographically located in the highlands so it is very strategic for agriculture. The agriculture that develops in Serang Village is very diverse, from traditional to modern. The majority of the people of Serang Village manage agriculture based on custom/culture. Agricultural commodities cultivated in Serang Village are very diverse, both Palawija and Horticulture.
Strawberries are one of the leading commodities in Serang Village and Pubalingga Regency in general, strawberries can grow well in the highlands which have an altitude of 1,000 to 1,300 meters above sea level. The high price of strawberries makes many farmers switch to planting this plant.
The condition of the soil is fertile and has a good climate so that it is very supportive for agricultural activities, the majority of the residents of Serang village are farmers, and in Serang can grow various types of vegetables as wealth that cannot be found in any area in the Purbalingga area. So chili body well in this village.
The condition of the soil is fertile and has a good climate so that it is very supportive for agricultural activities, the majority of the residents of Serang village are farmers, and in Serang can grow various types of vegetables as wealth that cannot be found in any area in the Purbalingga area. So that cabbage body well in this village.
The condition of the soil is fertile and has a good climate so that it is very supportive for agricultural activities, the majority of the residents of Serang village are farmers, and in Serang can grow various types of vegetables as wealth that cannot be found in any area in the Purbalingga area. So that cabbage body well in this village. So that the tomato body well in this village.
In addition to agricultural products, Serang Agrotourism Village also produces livestock products. Although not as a major commodity.
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Serang Agrotourism Village is widely known as a Strawberry Tourism Village. Most of the residents of Serang Village grow strawberries on the land they own. In addition to being used as a pick-me-up tour, in general the strawberries produced are processed into various kinds of preparations.
Gethuk is a traditional food made from cassava. Usually gethuk is only served warm after steaming. There is also gethuk which is cooked by frying like a typical Sokaraja souvenir. The processed strawberry typical of Serang Village is also in the form of fried gethuk, it’s just that Serang fried gethuk or “GESER” has a strawberry filling. For those of you who don’t really like strawberries, Serang’s signature fried getuk also has variants of contents in the form of cheese, chocolate, and carrots.
The product of processed strawberries typical of Serang Village which is also produced by the residents of Serang is in the form of beverage products. Some of the strawberries that are successfully harvested by farmers are processed into strawberry syrup. The syrup produced is no less fresh than a well-known brand of processed syrup. In addition, considering that Serang’s typical strawberry syrup is made from natural ingredients, Serang’s specialty strawberry syrup does not bring any side effects to the body.
Strawberry Leaf Chips
So far, Indonesian people are familiar with spinach leaf chips or cassava leaf chips. However, have you ever heard of strawberry leaf chips? If you are curious about strawberry leaf chips, we suggest you to visit Serang Tourism Village. In this village you will find strawberry leaf chips made directly by the people of Serang Village using natural ingredients without preservatives.
Strawberry Leaf Tea
Serang village is also developing brewed tea made from strawberry leaves. This processed product is very suitable for the cold atmosphere of Serang Village. Strawberry leaf tea is very suitable to be brewed warm as a means of warming the body. However, don’t worry, for those of you who don’t really like hot drinks, strawberry leaf tea can also be served with ice.
Do you like sweet food? Yes, you can enjoy Strawberry Pudding in Serang Village with the sensation of a cold atmosphere around it.
Winberry is a healthy strawberry fermented drink product.
Cultural Arts Potential
As time goes by and the development of increasingly sophisticated technology makes people increasingly forget about traditional culture and arts. With the desire of the Serang village administrator who longs to develop and maintain Javanese culture so that it will be remembered and known by present and future generations, for that Serang village routinely holds activities related to Javanese cultural arts by inviting the community to participate in the activity.
Treat the Earth
Ruwat bumi ceremony is held every month of Sura every year. This ceremony is also often referred to as the Village Clean Ceremony.
Gumbeng is one of the musical arts that developed in Serang Village. This musical art uses tools that are entirely derived from bamboo sticks. The sound produced comes from the sound of bamboo sticks being beaten. The height of the sound is determined by the thickness of the bamboo fibers that are cut and the size of the bamboo sticks used.
Tek Tek is a musical art that uses bamboo sticks as its main tool. Even though they both use bamboo sticks as the main sound source, Tek Tek is different from Gumbeng. The difference lies in the use of rubber as an additional instrument which is attached to the bamboo rod. This musical art is performed at certain events.
One of the Javanese culture that is still often displayed in certain events in Serang village is Kuda Lumping. Serang village has a horse braid art group “Wahyu Turonggo Jati” which is still being developed.
Karawitan that develops in Serang Village is carried out by children who are still in elementary school. Usually this musical art performance is carried out when there are certain events, such as elementary school farewells and certain events around the Rest Area.
Some of the tour packages offered by Serang Agrotourism Village, among others:
Planting strawberries that do not use chemical pesticides means that strawberries can be eaten on the spot. In addition, Serang Village also provides strawberries that have been picked. Visitors can buy the pickled strawberries at roadside stalls that adorn the main street of Serang Village.
Serang Tourism Village provides “Agro Kid’s” agricultural tour packages aimed at children, from PAUD to junior high school. Through this tour package, participants will take part in a series of agricultural activities.
Flying Fox ATV (All Terrain Vehicle)
Riding a horse
For visitors who want to be closer to nature, Serang Tourism Village also provides a path to enjoy the beauty of nature on foot. Visitors can go around to see amazing sights, such as Mount Slamet, a stretch of strawberry and vegetable gardens, rivers, and forests in Serang Village.
Serang Tourism Village also provides tour packages that will test your guts by walking along a 30 meter high cliff. Visitors don’t need to worry about joining this tour package because they will be accompanied by experts, so their safety can be guaranteed.
Inap Desa (Homestay) and Villa
More information contact
Serang Village Hall
Jl. Raya Serang Km 07 RT 03/ RW 04
Karangreja District, Purbalingga, Central Java 53357
Tel.: +62 852 9101 3121 (Pak Momo)
E-mail: [email protected]
Time: Monday – Saturday: 8:00 – 14:00