10 Tourist Attractions in Puncak, Indonesia
Puncak (Peak) is the popular name for the area surrounding the peak of Mt.Gede-Pangrango, located in the Bogor-Cianjur-Sukabumi regencies, West Java Province, Indonesia.
Tea Plantation was built by Dutch Colonial Government and now the tea plantation is owned by PT.Perkebunan Nusantara VII, Gunung Mas.
Puncak has fresh air and mountain scenery. It is known as recreation area for Jakarta residents and foreign tourists. The most tourists came are from Middle East. Even, road to Puncak, precisely in Cisarua, there is Arab village where restaurants are available with Arabian food menu and Arab style buildings.
Here, 10 tourist attractions in Puncak you should visit.
1. Telaga Warna (Lake Warna)
Lake Warna (Lake Colour) is located in The Inland Hill which offers a stunning scenery. Lake Warna is able to change the colour following the natural surroundings, that’s why it is called Lake Warna.
Location : North Tugu Village, Cisarua Sub District, about 39 km from Bogor
2. Taman Wisata Riung Gunung
Riung Gunung Park is a place to relax with mountain scenery, and fresh air.
Location : South Tugu Village, Cisarua sub-district , about 24 km from BogorCurug Cilember
3. Cilember waterfall has seven waterfalls in different places, with highs reaching 40 meters. However, the most visited waterfall is the seventh waterfall, which the waterfall is believed to be efficacious as a youthful drug, speed up finding a soul mate and to cure diseases.
Location : Megamendung Village, about 19 km from BogorMatahari Tourism Park
4. Matahari Tourism Park
Matahari Tourism Park has a motto of “Recreation and Education Park”. It has a variety of games for entertainment spent with friends or family
Location : South Tugu Village, Cisarua Sub District, about 27,5 km from Bogor
5. Curug Kembar (Twins Waterfall)
Another name of the Twins waterfall is Ponds Green waterfall. This waterfall has a height of about 15 m and below of the ponds is green. The water is very clean, but it also contained a cliff that resembles a cave. This waterfall is from Gumawang River.
Location : Batulayang Village, Cisarua Sub District, about 26,5 km from Bogor
6. Agro Gunung Mas Tourism
You can enjoy a cup of tea, looking at the green expanse of tea plantations and mountains with blue sky making the heart calm and forget every day routines for a moment . To enjoy it all, we can go to a Tea Plantation in Gunung Mas Agro Tourism.
Location : Jl. Raya Puncak KM 87, Tugu Village, Cisarua Sub District, 25 km from Bogor
7. Pusat Pendidikan Konservasi Alam (Nature Conservation Education Center)
Education is a very important principle for the conservation movement as an investment in the future. In 1999, CI in collaboration with the National Park of Mount Gede Pangrango established Bodogol Nature Conservation Education Center (PKKAB). The building is equipped with classrooms, dormitories, canopy bridges, and research stations provided for both students and student researchers who want to know the natural forests in Gunung Gede closely
Location : Babakan Kencana 35, Lido-Cigombong, about 30 km from Bogor
8. Taman Safari (Safari Park)
Taman Safari, Cisarua, with about 170 hectares has around 2,500 animals. The majority of animals are from Indonesian, including Bengal tigers, Giraffe, Malayan Sun Bear, Orangutan, Hippo, zebra, cheetah, elephants, and komodo. There are also many conserved faunas here, including the Bali Starling, a small white Mynah bird. The safari is a drive through and it is possible to be extremely close to all the animals.
Locatuion : Jl. Raya Puncak No.601 Cisarua
9. Taman Bunga Nusantara (Flower Garden)
Taman Bunga Nusantara (TBN) has many diverse collection of beautiful and fresh flowers, ranging from plants to tropical climate as well as for a cold climate, not even just the interest that comes from Indonesia, flowers from all over the world were there. In addition to refresh the eye, we also will get a lot of new insights about the flowers.
TBN is located in the Village District Kawung-Luwuk Sukaresmi Cipanas-Cianjur, with total area of ??35 acres, Garden Flowers Collection presents the beauty and charm and natural flowers arranged beautifully. Founded 10 years ago precisely on September 10, 1995, Indonesia’s first display garden is equipped with various collections of plants and flowers are renowned worldwide unique.
10. Kebun Raya Cibodas (Cibodas Botanical Garden)
You will find an outstanding collection of ferns, palms, 65 pieces of eucalypt, Mexican mountain pines, and glasshouses bursting with cacti and succlents. A road loops around the gardens, passing via the Japanese garden with its cherry trees, and there are also paths leading throughforests of bamboo to the impressive Cismun waterfall.
Location: Mount Gede Pangrango Area, Cimacan Village, Cianjur.