West Java Tourism,Why you have to spend your time in West Java?
Why you must visit West Java and put in your list of your destination?.And what you will get if you explore West Java?,West Java tourism will answer!
Some fact about west Java that you need to know
When you Visit indonesia and you put West Java tourism on the list so there are some question.
what do you know about West Java?do you know that West Java have another name?.
So here is the fact about West Java.
West Java tourism,Visit Indonesia-The beautiful Parahyangan
West Java is also well known as Parahyangan.the western province of island of Java.The greenland that will amuse you with their beauty.And you will love it.
The Sundanese people.
The native people of West Java is Sundanese and their language it namely bahasa Sunda.And their religion are Islam.But even so some people they still adhere their traditional religion that called Sunda Wiwitan.
The beauty of West Java
West Java is in the highlands so that priviledge makes the nature is very beautiful.And The weather is cool and the soil is very fertile that produce very good agricultural product.So greeny and beautiful.
God Created Parahyangan When He smile
West Java has a lot of natural beauty both mountains and beaches.And also crater and hotspring.even rivers and waterfall.So you have many options about places that you want to visit.
And because the beauty of Parahyangan,there is a quote from a philoshoper from Netherland said that ” God created Parahyangan while He smile”.
The Sundanese People are friendly
The sundanese people are very friendly and very polite.So you will feel comfort and safe to be amongs them.And by the way the Sundanese Womans are well known as the most beautiful woman in Indonesia:)).
Sundanese People speak English
Yes,it’s true some sundanese people they speak english because english language is common in Indonesia.And there are many english course in West Java.So you don’t need to worry:))
Tourist attractions in West Java
West Java tourism is a plan that you should put on your list when you visit indonesia,why?
There so many tourist destinations in West Java that actually you can not explore only in 30 days.But however you have to visit West Java as a part of your trip.So i will give you only 2 tourist destinations in every each city.
West Java tourism,visit Indonesia-Bogor the Rainy City
Because we started from Jakarta so we will continue to the nearest city from Jakarta namely Bogor.
Bogor It’s a Rainy city with thousands of beauties.And the weather is mild.So you will like to stay in Bogor.
Bogor have many famous tourist spot that you can visit.and its not hard to find those places.And there are two places located in the middle of the city.one of them is Kebun Raya Bogor.
1. Kebun Raya Bogor ( Bogor Botanical Gardens )
Bogor Botanical gardens is one of the most popular tourist attractions and located in the middle of the city.And there are many activities that you can do in that place.So you can enjoy your time.
The oldest botanical in Southeast Asia
Bogor Botanical garden s the oldest botanical garden in Southeast Asia, and now under Indonesian Institute of Sciences.So tthat’s why Indonesian goverment really concern about the place.
2 Ranggon Hills
Ranggon Hills The beauty from above
3.Pantai Pelabuhan Ratu ( Pelabuhan Ratu Beach )
- Surfing :Around Pelabuhan Ratu, there are at least nine location points for surfing. The locations are Samudra beach,Cimaja,Karang Haji,Batu Guram, Karang Sari, Indicator, Sunset Beach, Ombak Tujuh and Ujung Genteng. Each beach has waves with different characteristic.
If you don’t like water activities there is also cultural activities that you can enjoy in pangandaran like
- Sea Feast Ritual :Besides natural beauty and Surfing area, Pelabuhan Ratu Beach is also popular for sea feast ritual. In this ritual, the indigenous people throw buffalo heads and other offerings into the middle of the sea. This tradition is an expression of gratitude to God for the gift that has been given in the form of fish catches
4. Ciletuh Geopark
I can say that Ciletuh Geopark is a very complete and versatile tourist attractions.Because you can find everything here such mountains,forest,waterfall,rice field,beaches.And many more.
New Global Geopark
UNESCO recently announced Ciletuh Geopark at Pelabuhan Ratu, Sukabumi, West Java, as one of the new Global Geoparks.
Beautiful memory to remember
if you are waterfall lover,Ciletuh geopark is perfect place for you because you can see many beautiful waterfalls with different characteristic.
Those places are very instagramable where you can make many beautiful pictures in every spot.
amazed your friends with your pictures and you will have a beautiful memory to remember.
5. Bandung ( The Capitol of West Java )
After spending time in Bogor and Sukabumi, now we continue our journey to Bandung,what will you see in Bandung?
When you put West Java tourism on your list on your trip to visit Indonesia,you have to visit Bandung!
if you just need to spend one or two days in Bogor and Sukabumi,i think you can spend your time little longer in Bandung about 3-4 days.
Bandung is the capital of West Java province and the third largest city in indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya.
The weather in Bandung is mild.And there are many tourist attractions even in the middle of city.
Bandung is located 140 km southeast of Jakart and The city lies on a river basin surrounded by Volcanic mountains,so here the list of tourist spot that you can visit.
Museum Asia Afrika ( Asia Africa Museum ) :
Asia Afrika museum is a historical place that displays various collectibles and photos of the Asian-African Conference.And a place where the Asia and Africa partnership has established.
Jalan Asia Afrika No.65, Braga,Bandung City.
from Tuesday to Thursday from 08.00 am-16.00 pm.
Friday open from 14.00-16.00 pm. and Saturday-Sunday at 09.00 am -16.00 pm.
Saung Agklung Udjo
- Saung Angklung Udjo : Saung Angklung Udjo is a recreational and educational destination regarding Sundanese culture.
- Complete with a performance bale, various bamboo crafts, and also a workshop on bamboo musical instruments it namely Angklung.
- Ticket Price: IDR 75,000
- Opening Hours: 15.30 pm – 17.00 pm
- Phone: (022) 7271714
- Address: Jl. Padasuka No.118 Pasirlayung, Cibeunying Kidul, Bandung,
6. Kawah Putih ( White Crater )
Kawah Putih is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Bandung,the location it’s in Ciwidey (about 50 km to south of the city of Bandung).
what is Kawah Putih?
it’s a lake formed by the eruption of Mount Patuha and as the name implies, the color of the land around this crater is white because due to mixing with elemental of sulfur,besides the white color of the land,the water around the lake also have greenish white color due to mixing with sulfur.
How to go there?
You can go by public transportation but i suggested you to rent a motorbike in Bandung.Because If you go by motorbike make you easier.Then you can explore another places around The Kawah Putih.
How about the Ticket price? for local is IDR 25.000 but for foreigner the price is IDR 75.000
7. Danau Situ Patenggang ( Situ Patenggang Lake )
Situ Patenggang its a lake,Situ is Sundanese languange that’s mean Lake and the location is close to the Kawah Putih.
The water in Situ Patenggang is clear because not mixing with sulfur,in Situ Patenggang you can enjoy the nature,tea plantation and you can try local culinary around the lake.
As the part of West Java tourism,Lembang is a place that you shouldn’t miss,why?because this place is amazing!!
We will go to a plateau to the north of the city of Bandung, if yesterday you have visited the white crater in south of Bandung then today you will visit Tangkuban Perahu crater in Lembang,the distance is about 13,57 KM to the north of Bandung.
Lembang actually is the name of small city but there are many tourist spots that you can visit such Tangkuban Perahu Crater,Hotspring,Floating market,Orchid Forest and many more.
Small city but full of beauty
Garut is a regency in West Java province,the capitol is a city namely Garut.And this city have many tourist spots.
part of the area is mountainous,and one of the famous mountain is Papandayan.So you can hike the mountain if you want.And it’s easy because the facilities are good.
West Java tourism,visit Indonesia-Tourist Spots in Garut
There are many tourist destination that you can visit such Hotspring,Rivers and many more.So you will having fun in Garut.The weather in Garut is mild.So you will feel comfort to stay there.
But not only famous with mountain Papandayan,Garut also famous with their rivers and one of them is Leuwi Jurig ( The Devil’s River ).But eventhough The name of the river is scary on contrary the spots is very beautiful like hiden paradise.
Leuwi Jurig is located in Kampung Rupit, Bojong Village, Bungbulang District.Garut.
We continue our trip and now we move to Pangandaran,a district in West Java province.158 km from Garut.
West Java tourism visit Indonesia-Pangandaran Beach
Pangandaran is very famous for their beauty of nature.And the most popular tourist destination is Pangandaran Beach.So when holiday season arrive many tourist come and visit.
These beach have many beautiful spot that you can enjoy.And you can spend your time all day long even until night.
And There are many tourist attractions,for example you can play Body Rafting in Citumang river, surfing in Batu Karas or go along the Green Canyon by boat.So it’s gonna be fun
I think you can stay for 2 nights in Pangandaran,before you continue your journey to Central Java.
So you have energy and have enough time to explore Pangandaran!!
West Java tourism-visit Indonesia-How to go to Pangandaran?
You can go by public bus or by train.Or you can go by car if you want.
there are 2 bus station in Bandung the name is Leuwi Panjang and Cicaheum.
But if you prefer to go by train you can go to Stasiun Hall Bandung.it’s located in downtown.So it will make you easier to go from your hostel.