Located only about 70 kilometers from Jakarta, Puncak is a tourist spot that is always crowded every weekend. In addition to its near location, the air in this area is also cool - one thing that can not be found in big cities that are densely polluted like Jakarta. This factor makes Puncak become one of the short holiday solutions with relatively not too high cost. In addition, with various types of tourist attractions it has, Peak is the right destination for families and groups. This area is also well known among Asian and Middle Eastern tourists, so do not be surprised if you find shops or services that use Arabic in banners and bidding.
The Peak Lines are on the border between Bogor and Cianjur with daily temperatures ranging from 14 to 18 degrees Celsius, and can be cooler at night. Due to the density of visitors every holiday period, Apex implements an open-close lane system to overcome congestion. For those of you who want to vacation to the Peak area, it is advisable to find out first about the system open-close this road. To provide an overview of the tourist attractions in Puncak, here are 25 tourist attractions in Puncak that you must visit:
Taman Safari Indonesia
As the name suggests, Taman Safari Indonesia offers the sensation of adventure in the wild with wild animals. This is a tourist spot in Puncak proper for bringing children and families. In the zoo of Taman Safari Indonesia, there are wild animals such as lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, zebras and camels. Interestingly, not the animals put in the cage, but visitors who enter the habitat made by car or bus.
In addition to meeting exotic animals, you and your family can also enjoy exciting ride rides and a refreshing swimming pool after a day of adventure. In addition, Taman Safari Indonesia also provides day and night tours. At night, you can usually meet nocturnal animals that are rarely seen during the day. Entrance fee for Taman Safari Indonesia for 1 adult is Rp150.000 and Rp140.000 for children. You can visit tourist attractions in this one Peak on Highway number 601, Cisarua, about 10 minutes from the toll booth Ciawi.
Taman Bunga Nusantara
Taman Bunga Nusantara is located at Jalan Mariwati km 7, Cianjur regency. Built in 1992, this beautiful park is one of the first thematic parks in Indonesia. Currently, Taman Bunga Nusantara has more than 2,000 well-cultivated orchid species.
At the tourist attractions in Puncak, visitors can visit the parks with a specific theme such as Mediterranean Park which has a collection of cactus and plants that can grow in the white sand, Balinese Park nuanced as in Bali, Rose Garden with various colored roses, Water Park with many types of lotus flowers, Japanese Garden, French Garden, and the explosable Park of the Labyrinth.
To enter the Taman Bunga Nusantara, you only need to pay an entrance fee of Rp30.000 per person. Some thematic parks require additional tickets but at a very low price of Rp10,000 per person.
Located on Jalan Raya Sukabumi, Wates Jaya Village, Bogor, Lake Lido is a complete family recreation venue. Utilizing a vast and clean natural lake, Lake Lido now has lodges, restaurants, and water games.
If you come not to stay, you can explore the lake using dragon boats, rafts and waterpots. Some of the other activities that are also in Lake Lido are hanging skating, hanging hobs, fishing, and riding ATV on the path already provided. To enter this lake area, visitors are only required to pay a passage fee of Rp5, 000 per person. However, all activities, lodging, and restaurants have their own prices.
Puncak Pass Resort
Puncak Pass Resort is a hotel and restaurant located on Puncak Highway 90, Cipanas. As one of the oldest hotels in Puncak, Puncak Pass is a popular landmark when passing the Puncak Highway. The hotel overlooks the slopes and offers lovely views from the room window.
Puncak Pass Resort has three types of rooms: Superior, Deluxe, and Suite that you can rent with starting price of Rp800.000 per night. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of tea plantations from Puncak Pass restaurant with Indonesian specialties.
Just like Puncak Pass, Seruni Hotel is also a lodging in the Puncak area. The price offered by this hotel is actually cheap, ranging from $ 50 per night. However, its beauty, located exactly between the two mountains, is unmatched by the view from another hotel. Therefore, the hotel is always full even outside holidays.
For those of you who want to experience the beauty of the scenery and the coolness of the air at Seruni Hotel, you should book a room a few weeks before departure. The hotel has two lodge buildings, with a large swimming pool and children's playground in the center of the hotel complex. With adequate facilities, all family members will surely be comfortably at Seruni Hotel.
The big mosque which is on the right side of Puncak Highway is 90 km is one of the famous landmarks to be used as a resort and meeting point. In and around the mosque, there are simple stalls selling drinks and hot food in coffee, tea, and instant noodles. With its wide yard, the At-Ta'awun Mosque is often used as a place of rest for tired travelers, especially the two-wheelers.
Villa Kota Bunga
Villa Kota Bunga is actually a large residential complex located at Jalan Hanjawar, Cipanas. Although not located on the main Puncak line, this location includes a place to stay and a place at the famous Peak. One of the advantages is the homes that have exterior themes and unique interiors. Inside the Bunga Kota Villa, there are Japanese, Victorian, American-themed housing blocks to fantasy-themed homes like doll houses.
In addition to the rentable villas, Villa Kota Bunga also has a children's playground and pool. In the middle of the complex, there is a large lake that can be explored using a gondola like in Vienna. Villa Kota Bunga's residential complex is one of the most visited places of Middle Eastern tourists to stay. So, if you stay here during the holidays, it is certain you will find many foreign tourists alike.
The rental price of 1 villa in this Puncak attractions varies, ranging from Rp500, 000 to Rp2, 000 depending on the type and number of rooms you choose. To get around, nearby communities also rent out vehicles such as ATVs, big motorcycles, and bicycles that you can rent for an hourly fee.
Cipanas Presidential Palace
Cipanas Presidential Palace is located in District Cipanas, Cianjur District. With an area of about 26 hectares, this palace was actually built on the private land of a Dutch landlord in 1740 and used as a resting place of the governor at that time.
After Indonesian independence, this building began to be used as a palace for the president. This historical building has a collection of antique carvings and paintings by Indonesian and international artists. By visiting the Presidential Palace Cipanas, you can add knowledge about the history of Indonesia and see the beautiful architecture of the Dutch colonial era.
To visit the Cipanas Presidential Palace, you need to book the schedule in advance, at least 7 days prior to arrival. Schedule allowed is Monday-Sunday, 08: 00-14: 00 pm and holidays on Friday and red dates. Because the Presidential Palace is still used for important occasions, visitors are also required to wear clothing that is allowed during the stay in the palace of batik, shirt, and shoes.
Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park
Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park was established since 1980 with an area of about 22 hectares. At the tourist attractions in this one Peak, you can enjoy the beauty of the diversity of typical Indonesian animals. Meet a variety of animals in their original habitat such as Javanese gibbons, giant bugs, skunks, leopards, langurs, surili, and if lucky, you can see the Javanese eagles.
In addition to typical Indonesian animals, you can also see wild plants that rarely look like Rafflesia flowers, forest orchids, and pockets of insect hunters semar. To enter the Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park area, everyone is charged Rp10,000 and Rp5,000 for climbing and insurance.
By climbing or camping for 2 days 1 night, you will have a greater chance to meet the rare animals and plants in this conservation park. Keep in mind that some animals do not dare to appear when there are humans and some other animals are active at night making it hard to find during the day. Tourist attractions in Puncak is more suitable for groups and young couples who do not bring small children.
Cibodas Botanic Garden
Cibodas Botanical Garden is located at Jalan Kebun Raya Cibodas, Sindangjaya, Cipanas. Located at an altitude of 1275 meters above sea level, Cibodas Botanical Garden has the coldest temperature of up to 15 degrees Celsius. Plants in this garden consist of tropical highland plants. In addition to the collection of cactus plants and orchids, this garden also has a complete moss plant species. Counted about 5,831 examples of plants of various types are here.
With an area of about 85 hectares, this garden also has several lodgings that are rented out to visitors. In addition, you can also bring or rent a tent to spend the night in the forest. Cibodas Botanical Garden is open daily from 08:00 to 17:00 pm. For entrance into the area, admission fees are approximately Rp10,000 per person and parking fees are between Rp5,000 to Rp15,000 depending on the type of vehicle.
Durian Warso Farm Garden
Are you a durian lover? If so, Warso Farm is the best tourist spot in Puncak for you. This orchard was pioneered by a retired Army named Soewarso Pawaka. With over 900 durian trees, this vineyard has superior durian varieties such as Monthong, Lay Sunan, and Copper. In addition to durian, the garden area of 8.5 hectares is also filled by dragon fruit trees, jackfruit, and guava. Warso Farm is located at Jalan K. H. Halimi, Cihideung Village, Cipelang District.
To enter this garden area, you do not need to pay entrance fee. However, to enjoy the durian that is in this plantation, you have to buy and the price depends on the varieties you choose. In December-May, durian can be picked straight away and taken home as souvenirs.
In addition, you can also enjoy processed durian like durian ice and durian juice at the restaurant inside Warso Farm. To simply enjoy the fruits and foods sold, the garden is open daily to the public. Meanwhile, the plantation tour is open every Saturday, Sunday, and national holidays starting at 07:00 pm.
Gunung Mas Agrotourism Area
Gunung Mas is situated on Jalan Raya Puncak km 87, Cisarua. Managed by PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII, this tourist resort in Puncak is a tea plantation with lodging in it. In addition to lodging, you can also find campsites, gantole, and horse riding in this agro-tourism area.
The location of agro Gunung Mas is located between At-Ta'awun Mosque and Taman Safari Indonesia. With the entourage, the guide will take you around the tea gardens and see the process of picking the tea leaves. Entrance to the tourist area at Puncak is Rp10.000 per person and open daily from 08:00 to 18:00 pm. As a bonus, one ticket can be exchanged for a glass of warm and delicious Walini tea in the cool air.