Except for Karimunjawa, all tourist destinations in Jepara are closed

Except for Karimunjawa, all tourist destinations in Jepara are closed - The government of Jepara Regency, Central Java has made sure to close all tourist objects during the 2021 Christmas and New Year holidays. However, Karimunjawa National Park attractions are still open.

"Karimunjawa National Park is still open during the Nataru holiday," said the Head of the Karimunjawa National Park Office.

Titi menjelaskan ada fakta tertentu Karimunjawa masih membuka. Menurut dia Karimunjawa adalah objek tour yang diatur oleh pemerintah pusat. Sedang untuk surat edaran Pemkab Jepara yang diartikan objek wisata yang diatur pemerintah wilayah, pemerintah dusun, dan warga.

"I have collaborated with the Kadispar (Head of the Jepara Tourism Office) and the Karimunjawa National Park are not included in the letter because the Karimunjawa National Park is managed by the central government," he explained.

Even so, said Titi, travelers to Karimunjawa must apply strict health procedures. Like having to bring a rapid test antigen letter. Besides that, there is also an age limit between 10 years and 60 years according to the reference of the Governor of Central Java.

"For travelers outside Central Java, rapid antigen is required, so it needs to be tightened at the Jepara pier. Besides that, there is also an age limit between 10 and 60 years according to the reference from the Governor of Central Java," he said.

But he continued, Titi regretted the Jepara Regency Transportation Agency's regulation which added a crossing route to Karimunjawa. Because according to him visits to Karimunjawa are limited to around 300 people per week.

"I just regret the addition of boat routes which can lead to an increase in tourists to Karimunjawa National Park, even though there is actually a limit for tour packages there of around 300 people per week," said Titi.

Interviewed separately by the Head of the Pier Section at the Jepara Regency Transportation Service, Supomo explained that there were additional crossing routes to the Karimunjawa National Park tourist attraction. Additional crossing routes on Friday (25/12) and Sunday (27/12).

"Tomorrow (Friday) the Maritime Express Ship departs Jepara at 7.00 WIB, again at 10.00 WIB from Karimunjawa to Jepara. And at 1.30 WIB from Jepara to Karimunjawa. Again for Sunday 27 December 2020, crossing from Karimunjawa at 7.00 WIB, Jepara to Karimunjawa at 10.00 WIB, and Karimunjawa to Jepara at 1.30, that is an additional (ferry route), "said Supomo when asked to verify detik.com via the telephone network, this Thursday.

Supomo explained, travelers arriving in Karimunjawa must bring a Corona-free letter. Besides that, passengers to Karimunjawa are limited to 50 %.

"Those who got on the ship the other day had a rapid test. Again the provisions of the Regent (Jepara) starting tomorrow morning rapid antigen test. Yes, both from Jepara, Central Java or outside Java. As for Karimunjawa residents, they only need to provide ID cards. Limit the number of passengers half of the ship. 400 were made 248," explained Supomo.

The government of Jepara Regency, Central Java, has ensured that all tourist attractions will be closed during the Christmas and New Year holidays in 2021. The closure of tourist attractions in Carved City will begin Thursday 24 December 2020 tomorrow until 3 January 2021.

"The closure will start from Thursday, December 24 to January 3, 2021," said Jepara Regent Dian Kristiandi in recorded information.

According to him, closed tourist objects are regulated by regional governments, the private sector and residents. This is in accordance with circular letter number 556/4575 regarding the closure of tourist objects during the Christmas and New Year 2021 holidays.

Source : detik.com

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