Best Places To Visit in West Java
West Java is one of the provinces in Indonesia that has many best places to visit. In the past, this province had suggested changing province name become "Pasundan Province", the reason is that West Java majority occupied by Tribal Sunda. West Java has a good climate. Exploring west java is the best destination. Fresh and cool air you can enjoy everywhere in West Java. Indonesia is Tropical but in West Java the weather not like another place in Indonesia.
LIST OF BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN WEST JAVA
Tangkuban Perahu Mount
Tangkuban Perahu has folklore, that folklore told us about how that mount Made. Tangkuban Perahu is active mount and has 10 crater. That's crater often visited by tourists but the popular crater is Kawah Ratu, Kawah Upas and Kawah Domas. You can rent a horse to explore Tangkuban Perahu Mount.
White Crater located in Patuha Mount (or in Indonesian language is Gunung Patuha) this crater so unique because color of the crater can changes when exposed by sunlight. The crater has haze and strong sulfur, no bird can fly above the crater and no trees can live in this place. This place often used for take Pre-wedding photos, and take a movie scene.
Situ Patenggang located in Ciwidey, Bandung Selatan, West Java, Indonesia. Situ Patengan was widely known as Situ Patenggang. Situ Patengan is a lake, the total area of this lake 45000 hectares and located in Bandung City at an altitude of 1600 MASL (meters above sea level) The visitor can explore this lake with a traditional boat.
Kebun Raya Bogor
Kebun Raya Bogor is a botanical garden. Bogor Botanical Gardens conserves many species of plants from Indonesia. The total Area of this place is 87 hectares and has more than 15.000 plants from Indonesia. This place collects many trees and flowers. The popular flowers in this place are Amorphophallus Titanium and Rafflesia arnoldii. Interesting about these flowers? this flowers not like another flower, trust me!
Taman Wisata Mekarsari (Mekarsari Park)
Mekarsari Attraction Park. This is family attraction place located in Kecamatan Cileungsi, Kabupaten Bogor, West Java. In this place you can see many tropical fruits. Many tropical fruits planted and conserved. This place is one of the biggest tropical fruits conservation in this world. So you can see many fruits from Indonesia. Besides the place of preservation, Mekarsari also a place for research of cultivation, breeding of seeds to disseminated for the public. Besides, see many plants, the visitor can try to tasting the fruits in the same place
Taman Bunga Nusantara
Nusantara Flowers Park located in Cianjur, West Java is best for flowers lover. The specific address of National Flowers Park is Mariwati Street KM 7, Desa Kawungluwuk, Kecamatan Sukaresmi, Kabupaten Cianjur, West Java. In this place, you can see flowers from Indonesia and other flowers from around the world. This place established since 1992 and this is a popular place in West Java.
"Green Canyon" in West Java
You know that Grand Canyon located in America, but Green Canyon located in West Java. The specific location is in Pangandaran. In this place you can rafting along the river and enjoy calm River Current. When you rafting on the river you can see high cliff with green colour and looks like Grand Canyon in America so this place called Green Canyon.
Ujung Genteng Beach
Ujung Genteng Beach located in Desa Gunung Batu, Kecamatan Ciracap, Kabupaten Sukabumi. This place stays natural because not popular like another beach. But, Ujung Genteng Beach has beautiful landscapes and many visitors come to enjoy this beach because this place still quiet than another beach in West Java. You can fishing and see Penyu or sea turtle in captive breeding in Pangumbahan.
White sand, best landscape, many hotels you can rent, souvenirs and food seller along the beach make your vacation more easier. You can see traditional fishermen activity along the beach. This place located in Desa Pananjung, Kecamatan pangandaran, Kabupaten Pangandaran, West Java.
Pelabuhan Ratu Beach
Pelabuhan Ratu Beach located in Kabupaten Sukabumi (Sukabumi Regency) (60 KM south of Sukabumi City) This place has several topography from steep beach and slopping beach and Steep cliffs. This beach has beautiful landscape. But this place has big waves because Pangandaran directly adjacent to Indian Ocean. So you must carefully when enjoy this beach and don"t wear green T-Shirt and green clothes, avoid any green clothes.