Bandung City is a favorite destination of residents from Jakarta. However, Bandung is not the only one where people can spend their holiday. Nowadays, Bogor also becomes a famous destination because it is close to Capital City and has various tourist spots that worth to visit.
In Bogor, Puncak area is one of the destinations. However, Bogor still has other spots. For the detailed information, following are the explanations of each destination.
1. Bogor Palace
Who does not know about this destination? Bogor Palace becomes the most favorite destinations among Bogor residents and other tourists on the weekend. Visitors cannot enter the palace without Secretary of State or Head of Presidency Households permission. However, you can walk around the place.
Located in Ir. H. Juanda Street, this building has antique art objects collection. The creations owned by famous painters like Basuki Abdullah, Makowski and Ernest Dezentje also fill the palace wall. The ceramic tiles that cover palace floor are from Russian Prime Minister, Khrushchev, and become a prestigious property.
The location of Bogor Palace is 500 meters far from Bogor Railway Station. You can head to the spot by walk. In here, you can feed deer from morning till afternoon while enjoying the palace greatness.
2. Bogor Botanical Garden
Located at the behind of Bogor Palace, Bogor Botanical Garden becomes the second choice for residents and tourists. This garden offers more than 15 thousand of flora including Griya Anggrek or Orchids Complex that contains various kinds of orchid. In here, you can even see a giant flora from Sumatera, Rafflesia Arnoldi.
There are some amazing spots here like an old Dutch cemetery and beautiful Astrid Park. The admission ticket to this place is IDR 15.000 for domestic visitors and IDR 25.000 for foreign tourists. You can come to Bogor Botanical Garden every day from 07:30 AM till 05:00 PM WST.
3. Curug Cibaliung
Curug Cibaliung or Cibaliung Waterfall location is in Sentul area, or in Wadung, Karang Tengah Village, Babakan Madang sub-district, Bogor Regency. By riding a private car, you can take Jagorawi toll road and then exit at Sentul City toll. After that, take the main route to the Jungle Land. Before arriving at the Jungle Land main gate, turn right and head to village area and continue to Leuwi Hejo.
By paying IDR 10.000 admission ticket per person, you can enjoy a refreshing waterfall. This natural tourist spot is open from 09:00 AM till 07:00 PM WST.
4. Tree House and Wooden Suspension Bridge of Curug Ciherang Jonggol
A shopping center is not the only place where you can spend your day off. In Bogor, there are many tourists spot that worth to visit like a tree house and wooden suspension bridge at Curug Ciherang Jonggol.
Unlike other curug or waterfalls, Curug Ciherang creates a rapid and meandering water stream down the rocks. The fresh and clear water makes you want to soak your feet in it. To enjoy the refreshing place, you can pay IDR 15.000 admission ticket. This location is open from 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM WST.
At the entrance of Curug Ciherang, you can discover a tree house and wooden bridge. The tree house sticks on a big and tall tree, and it becomes a spot for taking pictures because you can use beautiful hills scenery as the background.
Curug Ciherang location is at Sirnajaya Village, Sukamakmur sub-district, Bogor Regency, or 40 kilometers far from Jakarta City. The alternative routes to this place are from Bekasi, Citereup, Cianjur, and Cipanas. From Bekasi, you can take Cilengsi to Jonggol and then to Sukamakmur. While from the rest routes, you can directly head to Jonggol and Sukamakmur.
5. Agung Garunggang Cave
Agung Garunggang Cave location is at Cigobang Village, Babakan Madang sub-district, Bogor Regency. The location has the same direction to Curug Cibaliung and Leuwi Hejo. The access to this cave is narrow, and it makes you must leave your car behind and continue by walk for 2 kilometers far.
This tourist spot does not apply for an admission ticket. The place is still quite and clean because only a small number of people come here. To witness the exotic view inside the cave, make sure to bring along a flashlight or other lighting equipment because the cave is dark.
The uniqueness point of this tourist spot is the hidden cave. After entering the cave using a ladder, you can see amazing stalactites and hear the sound of water drops. Besides that, natural karsts throughout the cave path will complete your tour.
6. The Flower City of Little Venice in Puncak Bogor
Besides in Italia, the Venice City also exists in Bogor. This tourist spot is also known as a Flower City. Since it resembles a smaller design of Venice City in Italia, many people then call it as the Flower City of Little Venice. This destination location is inside of Bunga Puncak Cipanas Villa, in Hanjawar Street, Pacet, Batulawang Village, Cipanas.
Besides the Venice City typical buildings, Little Venice also has other European constructions and miniature of Jakarta Fantasy World. The prior function of this place is for lodging area. As the time passes, the unique design attracts people, and it makes the place becomes a tourist destination in Bogor.
The area is open from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM on working days and till 06:00 PM on the weekend. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Little Venice will close. In here, besides enjoying the nuance of Venice City, you can also try some rides like boats, ship, banana boat, and gondola. By riding a gondola, you will explore the area for 15 minutes.
The admission ticket to Little Venice on the weekend is IDR 30.000 for children and IDR 40.000 for an adult. While on working days, it becomes IDR 20.000 for children and IDR 25.000 for adults. The rides will apply for an additional charge.
7. Paradise Park Curug Bidadari Sentul
Another tourist spot in Bogor is Curug Bidadari that located in Sentul Paradise Park Street, Bojong Koneng, Babakan Madang, Bogor. From Jakarta, you can take Jagorawi toll road and exit at South Sentul, then take a route to Telaga Cikeas. To witness the beauty of Curug Bidadari or Bidadari Waterfall, you have to take a walk for 2 kilometers far from Cibimbim Village.
Before arriving at the location of 75 meters high waterfall, you will discover a huge rock that split into two pieces. The gap between those rocks is the access to Bidadari Waterfall.
Curug Bidadari opens every day from 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM WST. The admission ticket to the tourist spot is IDR 25.000 on regular days and IDR 40.000 on the weekend. In here, you can also try other activities like water bikes, flying fox, and fish therapy.
8. The Jungle Water Adventure
The Jungle Water Adventure is water recreation spot that located in Nirwana Residence of Bogor in Dreded Street. The Jungle Water Adventure is one the famous water recreation place in Bogor.
From Jagorawi toll road, you can head to Baranangsiang Bus Stop and then continue to Raya Pajajaran Street. Take a route to Siliwangi Street, passing by Lawanggintung Street to Batutulis Street. After 2 kilometers trip to Dreded Street, you will find the location of Nirwana Residence and the tourist destination.
In here, you can try several activities like watching a 4D movie in Cinema 4D and enjoy swimming with the artificial wave at Wave Pool. There are also bird park, warm pool, children pool, and other water attractions and games.
The Jungle Water Adventure opens every day from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM on weekdays and 08:00 AM till 06:00 PM on the weekend. The admission ticket to this place is IDR 40.000 per person. The payment will cover all the attractions and access to the cinema.
9. Giri Raya Deer Captivity
Besides in Bogor Palace, you can also see deer in their captivity. Bogor has a captivity for deer called Giri Raya. A long time ago, or in 1993, this spot had a former name called Cariu Deer Captivity. Giri Raya location is in Buana Jaya Village, Tanjung Sari sub-district, Bogor Regency.
The access to this spot is quite challenging, especially on a rainy season. About the parking area, this location will accommodate at least ten cars and 20 motorcycles.
By paying IDR 2.500, you can enter the captivity through 30 meters wooden bridge. At the 5 hectares area, you can interact with the deer, feed them a sweet potato, or even buy the deer. By spending about IDR 2.500.000, you may take it home.
Besides as captivity, Giri Raya also provides a space for outbound and camping. With IDR 3.000, camping and playing are available. This Bogor tourist spot is open from 07:00 AM till 02:00 PM WST.
10. Sakura Park, Cibodas Botanical Garden
Sakura is identical to Japanese country. However, Sakura also exists in Indonesia that is in Cibodas Botanical Garden, Bogor. It is unique because sakura which commonly grows in 4 seasons country now also blooms in 2 seasons country.
Cibodas Botanical Garden location is in Cimacan Village, Cipanas. The location is still in the area of Mount Gede Pangrango, at Gede Pangrango National Park. About the access, from Jakarta or Bogor, you may take Cibodas route to Cipanas.
The admission ticket is IDR 10.000 per person. Besides the beautiful sakura, the garden also provides kids playground, a pendopo or shelter for taking some rest, outdoor theater, and camping facility.
In Japan, the sakura will bloom in April, while in Cibodas Botanical Garden, the sakura will bloom on the period of January to February and July to August. Established on 6.000 square meters area, Cibodas Botanical Garden has seven kinds of sakura. The climate and soil contour that resembles the real environment makes sakura tree grows in this area.
11. Mount Pancar
Mount Pancar becomes one of a tourist spot in Bogor that is suitable for activities in nature. This tourist destination location is in Karang Tengah Village, Babakan Madang sub-district, Bogor Regency. In here, you may enjoy and witness the mountain fresh air, beautiful scenery, flora, and fauna that surrounds the area.
Besides for trekking and exploring, Mount Pancar can also be a place for camping, outbound, and pre-wedding photo taking. Some people often hold a bonfire and barbeque party.
Leaving Jakarta through Jagorawi toll road, you can use Sentul City exit. From that point, you will see a signpost to Babakan Madang and Mount Pancar.
The admission ticket to Mount Pancar area is IDR 5.000 per person both on regular days and weekend. For you who want to do other activities mentioned before, it will require a different payment.
12. Safari Park
Safari Park must be a familiar place for anyone. Located in Raya Puncak Street, Cisarua, Bogor, Safari Park offers an unforgettable wildlife exploration experience through their favorite program, Day Safari and Night Safari.
At a zoo garden, the animals will live in a cage. But in Safari Park, they will be free, and a visitor has to stay in a car. During the safari tour, you cannot open the car window or door and feed them.
Safari Park has seven zones, and they are Baby Zoo, Bird Dome, Crocodile Park, Komodo Exhibits, Penguin House, Primates Center, and Reptiles Hallway. You can take some pictures with a tiger cub and ride on an elephant. Besides that, you may also try twenty attractions and attend nine performances.
About the admission ticket to Safari Park, children get IDR 140.000 and adults IDR 150.000. While for foreign tourists, children are IDR 250.000 and adult has to pay IDR 300.000. Nearby the park area, there are some affordable price hotels or inns.
13. Curug Cigamea
Curug Cigamea or Cigamea Waterfall location is in Gunung Sari Village, Pamijahan, inside of Mount Salak Halimun National Park Area, Bogor Regency. Like the name suggest, cigamea or rumble, people may hear the water sound from a far distance. Among the six waterfalls there, Cigamea is the most beautiful one.
To reach the location, you can ride in a private car. A public transportation number 03 that heads to Bubulak is also available. From Bubulak, you can head to Cibatok and then continue the trip using an ojek (motor taxi). As you arrive at the location, you have to walk for 700 meters far. After that, you can witness the beautiful Cigamea that side by side with Curug Cimedal.
The admission ticket to the Bogor tourist spot is IDR 7.500. In here, you can try a fish therapy and exciting activity, flying fox. But before that, you will enter the National Park Area and pay IDR 5.000 per person.
14. Curug Bengkok Leuwi Hejo
It is another tourist spot in Bogor. Located in Wangun Cileungsi, Karang Tengah Village, Babakan Madang sub-district, Curug Bengkok Leuwi Hejo is also known as Curug Bengkok. To reach the location, you can take Sentul City or Citeureup route to Babakan Madang.
Unlike other waterfalls, Curug Bengkok is short or mini. Under the waterfall, there is a natural pond that has 2.5 meters depth and cool water. On rainy season, the road to the spot is slippery and often covered by the flood. Hence, it is suggested not to visit the place on that kind of season.
The admission ticket to this refreshing spot is IDR 5.000. Although visitors must walk for 1 kilometer far, beautiful scenery and fresh air will accompany them during the trip.
15. The Highland Park Resort (Mongolian Camp Bogor)
This Bogor tourist spot is a resort that located at the slope of Mount Salak. Located in Curug Nangka Street, Sinar Wangi, Sukajadi, Bogor, this spot is nearby the Halimun National Park and Safari Park.
Rooms at this resort employ the combined concept of Indian and Mongolian tent and glamorous camp. The Highland Park Resort also becomes a hiking route to Mount Salak and has various outbound activities like Edu-Camp, horse riding, shooting, flying fox, and other attractions and games for children.
16. Sindang Barang Cultural Village
After the nature tourism, it is time for you to experience the culture one by visiting Sindang Barang Cultural Village. Sindang Barang is the oldest village in Bogor and is located in Pasir Eurih Village, Tamansari sub-district, Bogor Regency. From Bogor City to Ciapus direction, it is only 5 kilometers far.
In this village, there are eight kinds of Sundanese traditional art. And to preserve the traditional art, Sindang Barang provides dance and gamelan (ensemble music) training. Besides that, ancient traces of Pajajaran Kingdom also exist here. In this case, this cultural village works with Indonesia University in conducting some research.
In here, you can explore some ancient traces that have spread to 93 locations and stay overnight at several inns provided by the village. Sindang Barang Cultural Village is open from 09:00 AM till 05:00 PM WST.
17. Curug Ciburial
Nearby Leuwi Hejo, you will discover another beautiful curug or waterfall that is Curug Ciburial or Ciburial Waterfall. From Curug Leuwi Hejo that located in Karang Tengah Village, Babakan Madang sub-district, you can head to Cibeurum on foot along the banks of a river and a small path.
The atmosphere of Curug Ciburial is still natural. It has fresh air and clear and cool water. The admission ticket to this tourist spot is IDR 10.000 per person. As a new tourist spot in Bogor, only a little number of people come here, and it makes the place looks quiet.
18. Leuwi Lieuk Waterfall
Similar to Leuwi Hejo Waterfall, Leuwi Lieuk Waterfall also located in Karang Tengah Village, Babakan Madang sub-district. Leuwi Lieuk is surrounded by rocks and has greenish water. The beauty makes this place has another nickname that is Green Canyon of Bogor City.
Like other waterfalls in Bogor, the road to Leuwi Lieu is slippery and meandering. To reach the exact location, you need 35 minutes by walk. On the way there, the beautiful natural scenery will accompany your journey.
An admission ticket to this area is IDR 10.000 per person. About the access, from Sentul, choose a route to Jungle Land. After that, take an uphill road beside the Jungle Land entrance, and then follow a signpost to Leuwi Lieuk Waterfall.
19. Jungle Land Adventure Theme Park
Located in Sentul Nirwana Area at the foot of Mount Pancar, Jungle Land becomes one of family favorite tours destination. Besides the easy access, Jungle Land has more than 30 rides for children and the biggest and complete Science and Technology Center in Indonesia.
This theme park is open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM WST. The admission ticket price is IDR 125.000 per person on regular days and IDR 175.000 on the weekend and holiday. For you who want to visit the location using a private car, you can take Jagorawi Toll and exit at Sentul City gate or Sirkuit Sentul Toll. If the ride is public transportation, you can choose Trans Pakuan for Bellanova direction from Botani.
20. Quarry Lake
Quarry Lake located in Nuggaherang Village, Tegallega, Cigudeg. The lake is one of tourist spots in Bogor which once was a basin of the mining area. After getting neglected for a long time, rain filled up the area. It is unique because the water color is not blue but green. And it becomes the beauty of the lake.
The road to Quarry Lake is covered by rocks, without asphalt, and slightly damaged because some trucks use the access to transport construction material. You can head to the location through Parung Market to Mount Muara tours spot. The admission ticket to Quarry Lake is IDR 20.000.
21. Alesano Hill
For an outdoor activity lover, Alesano Hill is a must-visit tourist spot in Bogor. Located in Cipelang, Cijeruk, Bogor and nearby Animal Embryo Hall and Warso Farm Agrotourism, this tourist spot can be a camping area. In here, visitors can witness the view of beautiful Bogor City, especially when the night falls.
By paying IDR 10.000 per person, you can set your tent and enjoy the mountain air. To reach the location, make sure to ride on off-road vehicles type because the uphill access has rocks and slight damage.
22. Curug Nangka
Located in Halimun Salak National Park area, Curug Nangka or Nangka Waterfall is one of tourist spots in Bogor that offers the refreshing air of a mountain. In here, besides enjoying the rapid stream of Nangka Waterfall, you can also discover two more waterfalls that are Curug Daun and Curug Kawung.
Contribution charge for visitors who come to this place is IDR 15.000 per person. You can head to Nangka Waterfall by riding on private vehicles or public transportation. For private vehicles, you can go to Ciapus direction from Bogor Palace. For public transportation, you can take a minibus number 03 that has Ramayana-Ciapus route from Bogor Trade Mall.
23. Matahari Recreational Park
Matahari Recreational Park address is in kilometer 77 of Raya Puncak Street, Cilember, Bogor. This family recreational park has some attractions for children like water attraction, adventure, and education. Besides that, Matahari Park also provides camping spaces, lodging accommodation, and shopping center.
Matahari Park is open every day from 08:00 AM to 04:00 on regular days and until 05:00 PM on the weekend. An admission ticket price is IDR 25.000 per person. Five attractions and 10% off Sundanese culinary in Express Resto included in the payment, and the ticket charge may change at any time.
24. Rafting at Cisadane River
People often employ some big rivers in Bogor as a location for water sport like rafting. One of the rivers is Cisadane, a river that has a rapid stream. In here, there is one rafting provider that is Cisadane Rafting. The provider located in Muarajaya Street, Ciadeg Village, Cigombong sub-district, Bogor Regency.
Besides the adrenaline pumping tours, rafting, you can also try other activities like exercising in the outbound area and playing paintball. Each activity charge is affordable, and it starts from IDR 150.000 to IDR 250.000 per person.
25. Tirta Sanita Ciseeng Hot Spring, Parung
A nature tour is not complete yet before trying this one. Located in Cogreg Street, Bojong Indah Village, Parung sub-district of Bogor Regency, Tirta Sanita Ciseeng Hot Spring offers hot water that is good for your health. The hot spring comes from a lime mountain that contains sulfur.
Built on the 8 hectares area, Tirta Sanita Ciseeng Hot Spring provides not only hot spring bath but you can also try various outbound activities. This tourist spot opens every day from 07:00 AM till 08:00 PM. An admission ticket charge is IDR 8000 for children and adults is IDR 12.000, while each facility for games or activity will set a different tariff.
26. Warso Farm Agritourism
Warso Farm Agrotourism located in Cihideung Village, Cipelang sub-district of Bogor Regency. On this 8.5-hectare garden, more than 900 durians are planted and cultivated. In here, you can pick the fruit by yourself and enjoy it with family or friends.
Open every day from 07:00 AM till 05:00 PM, at the location, you can taste the fresh durian and particular dish or drink made of durian. In Warso Farm, visitors do not have to pay an admission ticket. To reach the destination, you can take a bus for Sukabumi direction. And for a private vehicle, you may go through Jagorawi Toll and exit at Ciawi gate, then head to Sukabumi.
27. Ciparay Hot Spring
Besides Ciseeng, there is another tourist spot in Bogor that also offers you a natural spring bath that is Ciparay. This spring bath located at the foot of Mount Salak in Ciparay, Gunung Sari Village, Bogor. Ciparay is still in the same area with Cigamea Waterfall.
Surrounded by hills and cliffs, it makes the hot spring has beautiful scenery. The admission charge to this place is IDR 4.000 per person. In here, you can try private hot shower, take a break in a Saung or a traditional gazebo, and stay at the affordable price lodging.
28. Water House of Bogor Nirwana Residence
Officially opened in 2010, Bogor Water House offers you the sensation of having Sundanese culinary above water, relaxing while fishing, and trying several games facility. Bogor Water House address is in Raya Boulevard CBD Street, Bogor Nirwana Residence, South Bogor.
In the night, Bogor Water House offers you the scene of beautiful illuminations. The Water House opens every day from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM WST. In here, outbound facilities for family, Saung (gazebo) for taking some rest, and educational activities and playground for children are also available. To try the provided rides, you have to add a different tariff for each of them.
29. Ah Poong Market
Besides the Bogor Water House, there is one more tourist spot in Bogor which built above water that is Ah Poong Market. The Ah Poong Market located in Sentul area or the exact is in Ir. H. Juanda Street, Cipambuan, Babakan Madang of Bogor. It is open every day from 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM WST. This Ah Poong Market is on the surface of Cikeas River, and some visitors often employ the location as water tour by using a canoe.
While enjoying the free water tour and taking some pictures on the fascinating suspension bridge, you can also try various typical cuisines of Indonesian archipelago at Ah Poong Market with an affordable price. To reach Ah Poong Market, you may go through Jagorawi Toll and take an exit at South Sentul door to the Bellanova shopping center.
30. Taman Topi
The location of Taman Topi or Hat Park Bogor is easy to find because it is side by side with Bogor Railway Station. The original name of Taman Topi is Ade Irma Suryani Park. However, since one the building has a hat-styled roof, then most local people acknowledge it as Taman Topi.
Taman Topi is open every day from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM on regular days and one hour earlier on holiday and weekend. Inside of the park, you can try various play rides, just taking a break, or tasting the typical meals of Bogor City. An admission ticket charge to this place is IDR 12.000 per person.
31. Curug Hordeng
Curug Hordeng or Hordeng Waterfall located in Gunungwangun Street, Cibadak, Sukamakmur of Bogor. To reach the location, you can both use a private vehicle or public transportation by taking Jonggol route to Babakan Madang till arriving in Leuwi Hejo. Make sure to stay alarmed because the road to Leuwi Hejo is slightly damaged and not smooth.
The admission ticket charge to the waterfall area is IDR 15.000 only. By paying the ticket, you will witness not only the beauty of Hordeng Waterfall but also two more waterfalls which are nearby the location of Hordeng that is Curug Kembar and Curug Ciburial. This tourist spot in Bogor is open every day from 09:00 AM till 05:00 PM WST.
32. Curug Cilember
Curug Cilember or Cilember Waterfall located in kilometer 15 of Raya Puncak Street, Cisarua, Bogor. Cilember is the name of a village where the waterfall exists. This waterfall has seven level, and every level has their difficulty degree. The smaller of the level number, the more difficult it will be. This challenging attraction makes Curug Cilember becomes an interesting tourist spot.
The access to the location is quite easy. From Jakarta City, take a route to Puncak through Ciawi Toll. Arriving at Cisarua, take a direction to Matahari Park. The direction to Cilember is the same with Matahari Park. And the admission ticket to the area is IDR 6.000 per person.
33. Parahyangan Agung Jagatkartta Temple
At the foot of Mount Salak, there is a tourist spot for Hindu believer that is Parahyangan Agung Jagatkartta Temple. Located in Warung Loa Village, Ciapus, Bogor Regency, the temple name means Tempat Indah dan Mulia, Istana Tuhan Yang Agung or The Beautiful and Noble Place, Palace of The Great God. This spot is 13 kilometers far from Bogor City to Ciapus direction, passing by Gong Pancasan Factory for 10 kilometers far.
The construction of this temple had a strong connection with Prabu Siliwangi or King Siliwangi because the Pakuan Kingdom built there. This temple will accept general tourist from 11:00 AM til 05:00 PM WST only, but open 24 hours for Hindu visitors who want to pray. To enter the place, visitors do not have to pay, but they can give some donations instead.
34. Nusantara Flower Garden
Located in kilometer 7 of Mariwati Street, Kawungluwuk, Sukaresmi, Nusantara Flower Garden appears to hypnotize your eyes with the beautiful view of various kinds of the flower there. The design of this garden resembles the style of France, Japan, Bali, and some other places.
Besides the various kinds of blossoms, the garden also has other interesting spots like Glass House Park and Clock Park. This garden opens every day from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM WST and applies for IDR 40.000 charge per person. To reach the location, from Jakarta, you can go through Jagorawi Toll to Puncak and then continue the trip to Cianjur.
35. Mekarsari Recreational Park
Agritourism, water tours, family recreation, and rides, you can try all of them at Mekarsaru Recreational Park. The park located in Raya Jonggol Street-Cileungsi kilometer 3, Mekarsari, Cileungsi, Bogor. This place is one of the biggest tropical fruits cultivation center in the world.
The park provides various recreation facilities like fruits garden, water rides and games, and driving tour. This recreation park opens every day from 09:00 AM till 04:00 PM WST on regular days and 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM WST on the weekend. The admission ticket charge is IDR 25.000 per person, and they also apply to the optional package with special prices.
To reach the location from Jakarta, you can take a bus for Mayasari direction or a minibus that heads to Mekarsari or Jonggol. And for a private vehicle, you can use toll roads to Cileungsi.
36. Cimory Riverside
Taking a tour in Bogor is not complete before visiting this tourist spot. Cimory Riverside, a shopping center for milk and yogurt that located in Raya Puncak Street, 77 Cianjur, Leuwimalang, Cisarua, Bogor. In here, you can buy milk, yogurt, food made of the dairy product, and enjoy the nature view of river stream while tasting various cuisines.
Cimory Riverside also provides tour packages for visitors. This place opens every day from 09:00 AM till 06:00 PM WST. To reach the location, you can take a route to Puncak from Bogor City.
37. Fly Indonesia Paragliding
Fly Indonesia Paragliding is one of paragliding service providers in Bogor. Located in kilometer 87 of Raya Puncak Street, Bukit Paralayang, Puncak, Bogor. In here, you can get an unforgettable experience flying above of Bogor City using a paragliding together with a well-trained instructor. To enter the area, you will pay IDR 13.000 only. While the paragliding charge, it will depend on the service type you choose.
You can enjoy the paragliding activity every day from 08:00 AM till 07:00 PM WST. The access to the location is easy because it is close to Puncak Paragaya that located in the Puncak Paralayang Area, not far from Atta Awun Great Mosque. From Jakarta, go through Jagorawi Toll, after that you will reach the location by taking a route to Puncak.
38. Bogor Zoology Museum
The location of Zoology Museum is still in the same area with Bogor Palace and Bogor Botanical Garden. This Museum has various kinds of animal that grouped based on their species. In here, you will witness many types of animal you do not see before. At the fish zone, you can discover a giant skeleton of a blue whale.
To meet the various animals, you have to pay IDR 15.000 per person. Sightseeing around the museum and enjoying the great scene of Bogor Botanical Garden and the Bogor Palace are already included in the ticket payment. If you are a regular visitor at the Palace and Botanical Garden, it would be easier for you to find the location of Bogor Zoology Museum.
39. Batu Tulis Museum
Batu Tulis Museum has Batu Tulis Inscription which one of them is a historical heritage of The Pajajaran Kingdom. This museum appears as a small house with four stones in it, including the Batu Tulis itself. Every stone has their story. Batu Tulis Museum is open every day from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM and there is no admission ticket here.
Located in Cipaku area, South Bogor, you can easily find the access. First, hop on a red minibus 01-A till Ekalokasari and then continue the journey by riding on another red minibus code 02 which will take you to the location. For a private vehicle, take an exit at Jagorawi Toll, and at Baranangsiang Bus Stop, go to Pajajaran Street, make a turn to Siliwangi Street and then continue to Lawang Gintung.
40. Kencana Park
Not far from Bogor Palace and Bogor Botanical Garden, you will find a park that is suitable for spending your leisure time, Kencana Park. Located in Taman Kencana Street, Babakan, Bogor Tengah, this park is cool, cozy and surrounded by many kinds of delicious cuisines.
On the weekend, many people will come to do some activities like exercising, sightseeing, or just hang-out with friends and family. Nearby the park, you can find a restaurant that sells a popular grilled macaroni and also a cafe name Kedai Kita. There is no admission charge at this Bogor tourist spot. And the access is also easy to find, just take a minibus code 03 for 10 minutes trip, then you will arrive at the park.
41. Marcopolo Adventure
Besides the Jungle Waterpark, you can also experience the exciting water recreation in Marcopolo Water Adventure. Marcopolo located in Bukit Cimanggu City, 1 Soleh Iskandar Street, Cibadak, Bogor. In here, besides the water recreation, visitors can also watch a 4D movie and try various outbound rides.
To reach the location, you can take an exit at Pintu BORR from Jagorawi Toll and take a direction to Parung. If it is public transportation, you can use KRL, stop at Cilebut Station and then continue the journey using an ojek (motor taxi). The tourist spot is open every day from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM and applies for IDR 40.000 to IDR 55.000 admission ticket per person. For visitors who want to watch the 4D movie, they have to pay an additional charge.
42. Ethnobotany Museum
Similar to Zoology Museum, Ethnobotany Museum is also still in the same area with Bogor Palace and Bogor Botanical Garden. To be precise, this museum is across the Bogor Botanical Garden. This museum exhibits various unique ethnic objects that made of plants in the form of a diorama, displays, and even specimens.
The admission ticket charge to Ethnobotany Museum is IDR 5.000 per person and open from 08:00 AM till 04:00 PM on Monday to Thursday, while on Friday, it is from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 01:00 PM till 04:00 PM WST.
43. Pembela Tanah Air Museum
Pembela Tanah Air or PETA often appears in a History textbook. Apparently, to honor the fighters of PETA, the museum built on 35 Jend. Sudirman Street, Bogor, in the Indonesian Army Pusdikzi Complex, about 500 meters far from Bogor Palace. At the same location, there are PETA monument, General Sudirman statue, and Sudancho Supriadi statue placed at the front of the museum.
Inside of the PETA Museum, you will discover dioramas that tell you about the PETA fighters struggle in pursuing the state independence. This museum opens on Monday to Friday from 08:00 till 02:30 PM, while on the weekend and holiday, this place will close. The admission ticket price is IDR 5.000 per person.
44. Riung Gunung Park
Riung Gunung Park located in Tugu Selatan, Puncak, Cisarua. Like the name, this place will show you the beautiful scenery of Bogor City nature. Around the park area, you will also discover a large tea plantation.
This Park has some other facilities that will support your tours like swimming pool, camping area, outbound, fish therapy, and games for children. For you who want to stay overnight, nearby the park, there are some affordable lodgings and inns. The Riung Gunung Park opens every day from 09:00 AM till 05:00 PM WST and the admission ticket charge is IDR 5.000 per person.
45. Gunung Mas Agritourism
Located in kilometer 87 of Raya Puncak Street, Cisarua, Tugu Selatan, Bogor, Gunung Mas Agritourism displays a large tea plantation. In here, you can enjoy the mountain air while riding on a horse, swimming, camping, and sightseeing at the tea plantation.
Gunung Mas Agritourism also offers you various tours package and provides café that sells snacks and light drinks. To enter the location, you will pay IDR 16.000 per person. And for visitors who wish to try the facilities at the park, they will pay an additional charge.
46. Curug Country
Curug Country or Country Waterfall located in Tanjung Rasa Village, Tanjung Sari sub-district, Bogor Regency. From Jakarta, take an exit at Cibubur Toll, then choose a route to Mekarsari Fruits Garden. After that, you may take Jonggol direction to Cariu. Sometimes, you do not have to pay the admission charge. But in case, you can prepare IDR 10.000.
Unlike other waterfalls, Curug Country has a uniqueness that is the water flows through the steps. The atmosphere of the area is still green and surrounded by trees. Since the location is not well-organized yet, it is better to leave before 05:00 PM.
47. Sentul Cultural Park
It is open every day from 08:30 AM till 05:00 PM WST and does not apply for an admission ticket, Sentul Cultural Park becomes one of the tourist spot choices for travelers. Located on 1 Siliwangi Street, Sentul City, by going through Jagorawi Toll to the exit of Sentul City from Jakarta, you will arrive at the location.
There are some tours package options here like outbound for children, shooting, archery, and batik painting. All the activities are available here, and each of them has a different tariff yet still affordable.
48. Mount Peyek Hot Spring
Bathing or soaking in a hot spring must be something common for any one. But, soaking in a hot spring that placed in the middle rice paddy is different, but you can experience it by visiting Mount Peyek Hot Spring. This hot spring is close to Tirta Sanita Ciseeng. While Tirta Sanita Ciseeng offers a pond style hot bath, at Mount Peyek, you will enjoy a more natural atmosphere.
To try the rice paddy Jacuzzi, visitors do not have to spend their money. After the village Chief allows you to use the place, now you can soak and enjoy a beautiful scenery. If you ever go to Tirta Sanita, it would be easy for you to find the location of this tourist spot.
49. Mount Kapur of Klapanunggal
Mount Kapur of Klapanunggal located in Klapanunggal Village, Cileungsi, Bogor. The mountain is, actually, a lime cliff. A long time before, the place functioned as limestones mining to produce cement. This tourist destination offers you the view of beautiful cliffs without an admission charge.
Because the access has rocks, most visitors come here by riding a bike. In here, besides the lime cliffs, you may also see a sunset, small waterfall among the red rocks, and exotic mining basins. All of them can be great photo taking objects.
50. Mount Batu Jonggol
This Bogor tourist spot is suitable for hiking lovers. Located in Sukaharja Village, Sukamakmur, Jonggol, Bogor Regency, the mountain resembles rocky hills. Mount Batu is not too high with 200 meters, but the extreme uphill road is a different story.
To reach the location, you can take Jonggol direction through Cileungsi and head to Menger Village. While from Cibinong, you can choose a route to Tajur from Citereup then head to Sukamakmur. The access to this spot is free of charge. However, there will be no public transportation there.
51. Mount Munara Rumpin
Mount Munara Rumpin location is close to Parung Market. To be precise, it located in Sawah Village, Rumpin sub-district of Bogor Regency. This destination has become a favorite spot for hiking lovers. Besides the free of charge and can be visited any time, the mountain is not too high with 1119 meters above sea level.
Unlike Mount Batu Jonggol, the uphill access here is quite easy. During the hiking, you will discover the best scenery of Bogor City. To arrive at the mountain area, you just need to go to Parung Market and then follow the path. Since the road to the location is rocky, it is better not to ride on a sedan type car.
52. Loji Eagle Captivity
Besides the deer, Bogor City has one more animal captivity that is worth to visit. Located in Loji area, Cijeruk, Bogor, Loji Asylum becomes the only place for eagles captivity. To reach the location, you may choose an alternative route of Bogor - Sukabumi through Cihideung - Cijeruk. After seeing a "loji" sign board and walk for 15 minutes, you will arrive at the destination.
In here, you can only see the eagles that placed in a display cage because some eagles are under protection. In the pines forest, you can set your tent and enjoy the fresh water from Cibadak Waterfall. The tour to this location is free of charge. To see the eagles, make sure to come here before dark because Loji Eagle will close at 05:00 PM WST.
53. Curug Cipamingkis
Curug Cipamingkis or Cipamingkis Waterfall located in Wargajaya Village, Sukamakmur sub-district, Bogor Regency, or still in the same area with Mount Batu Jonggol. This waterfall is a place for an encounter between two rivers that is Cisarus and Cipamingkis River. Surrounded by pines forest, this waterfall displays an exotic and beautiful view.
To visit the waterfall, from Jakarta, you can take an exit at Cibubur Toll Gate, and then choose Mount Putri direction to Jonggol, Sukamakmur, and Wargajaya Village. The admission ticket charge to this tourist destination is IDR 9000 per person. Besides the waterfall, a visitor can also set a tent for camping, jogging, and taking a break at the provided gazebo (saung). Curug Cipamingkis operates from 08:00 AM till 05:00 PM WST.
54. Mount Gede Pangrango National Park
Mount Gede Pangrango National Park is one of the oldest National Parks in Indonesia. Established on the more than 20 hectares area, the Park covers the area of Mount Gede and Mount Pangrango and the forest surrounds it. There are many interesting spots here like Cibeureum Waterfall, Blue Lake, Alun-Alun of Surya Kencana, a giant tree named Rasamala, the variant of forest orchids, and even the unknown plants.
This Park is open from 08:30 AM till 04:00 PM on working days and till 03:00 PM on the weekend. To reach the location from Jakarta, through Jagorawi Toll, you can exit at Ciawi Toll Gate, then take Puncak-Bandung route. At the Cibodas Tourism Gate, you have to pay IDR 1.000 per person.
55. Puncak Paragaya
From Puncak Paragaya, you will see the exotism of Bogor City. Puncak Paragaya located in the Puncak Paralayang Area, not far from Atta Awun Great Mosque. From Jakarta, through Jagorawi Toll, you can reach the location by heading to Puncak direction. In here, there is a big and tall tree where many people often use it as the object for photo taking.
The admission ticket charge is IDR 13.000 per person. For visitors who want to get on the tree and take some pictures, they have to add IDR 15.000. While for a photographer service, one photo is worth of IDR 10.000. It is a little bit expensive but also even because of the beautiful view of nature will satisfy your eyes.
56. The Reclining Buddha
The Reclining Buddha is also known as Sleeping Buddha. The statue is inside of Bogor Buddha Dharma Vihara & 8 Po Sat that located on 53 PWRI Street, Tajur Halang, Tonjong, Bogor. Spending more than 500 sacks of cement, this Buddha Statue has 18 meters in length and 5 meters height.
The unique point of this Buddha Statue is the reclining or sleeping position which has invites many tourists to come here. For you who want to take some pictures with the Buddha, make sure not to standing against the Statue because it is not polite according to the belief.
This worshiping place is open 24 hours for the worshippers, while for general visitors, it is better to leave the place before late. To reach the location, you can use Pusaka Bus or a blue minibus code 06 from Merdeka Stop. Two kilometers from Bilabong Residence, you will find a signpost to the Vihara. From that point, you have to travel 1.5 kilometers more, and it can be by walk or use an ojek.
57. The Cifor Forest
Cifor Forest is, actually, a research area named Hutan Penelitian Dramaga. Located in Dramaga Region, CIFOR is an abbreviation of an institution name that is Center for International Forestry Research. The existence of this forest is, indeed, to facilitate researchers in studying flora and protecting the entire forest.
The forest has a captivity of Indonesian deer, not the spotted deer. To reach the forest, you can use a red minibus code 03 to Laladon from across of the station. While from Baranangsiang Bus Stop, you may take Trans Pakuan Bus and continue by riding on a red minibus code 15.
Types of tours that available here are camping, explore the forest, and see the deer. The tourist spot does not apply for an admission ticket. About the visiting time, it is better to leave the location before 05:00 PM.
58. Pasirmukti Recreational Garden
This tourist spot located in kilometers 4 of Raya Tajur Pasirmukti Street, Citeureup, Bogor. Established on a 15 hectares area, the Garden offers you the view of rice paddies in the middle of fruits cultivation and fishing pond. Every day, the recreational garden is open from 08:00 AM till 05:00 PM WST.
In the area, you can discover orchid variants, fruits, medicinal plants, and also veggies field in agritourism and garden products. Besides the plants, you will also see farm animals like ruminants, poultry, and fish. With family, you can invite your children to plow a rice field traditionally or paint a Caping (traditional hat). Pasirmukti Recreational Garden provides various tour packages with an affordable price.
59. Curug Lembah Pelangi
Unlike other waterfalls that exist on a highland in Bogor, Curug Lembah Pelangi is on lowland, and it makes the air here is hot and damp. However, the sunshine will hit the waterfall and creates a colorful rainbow which becomes the name of this curug.
This waterfall located in Cimangu 1 Village, Jatake, Cibungbulang sub-district, Bogor Regency. In here, you will see not only the beautiful rainbow but can also try the rappelling or walking on near-vertical rocks using ropes. But you do not have to worry because an experienced guide will accompany and help you.
To reach the waterfall location, you can ride on a minibus from Bubulak to Leuwiliang. Passing by Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) in Dramaga, then stop in Leuweung Kolot region. After Gardu Seri, you can continue the trip by walk for 1 kilometer far. The Curug is open to the public from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM WST and the admission ticket is IDR 3.000 per person.
60. Situ Gede Lake
Situ Gede Lake located in Dramaga Forest area, in Situgede Village, West Bogor. Some people often use the location for a fishing area, boating every day, or even taking some pictures for movie shooting. The lake is also close to Cifor Research Forest.
Situ Gede Lake is open every day from morning till dark. To enter the location and enjoy the beautiful scenery, you do not have to pay for an admission ticket. Nearby the lake area, there are some outlets for foods and drinks.
That is all about the explanation of the 60 tourist spots in Bogor that is suitable for your weekend and vacation. In fact, spending your leisure time is not only about spending your money. You can do some relaxation by visiting beautiful places offered by nature. So, do not forget to try it!