One of the tourist attractions in Bogor that you can visit is the Cibodas area. This location also offers a variety of interesting tourist attractions that are a shame if you miss it. The following are some of the tourist attractions in Cibodas that you must visit:
1. Cibodas Botanical Gardens
The first is the Cibodas Botanical Gardens, which is a green park with an area of approximately 80 hectares. This park is a field that is bumpy and hilly. This botanical garden, which is popular to foreign countries, has even been described as one of the world’s heavens. Cianjur Regency. This location is 1,275 meters above sea level with 17-27oC. The air here is so fresh and cool. At first this park was created as a branch of the Bogor Botanical Gardens by a Dutchman named Johannes Ellias Teijsmann. He is a botanist from the Netherlands.
Actually, initially this botanical garden was opened for quinine plants. Unfortunately, quinine is not suitable for planting in botanical gardens. Eventually this botanical garden became home to tropical wet highland plants, examples of which were ferns and conifers. The quinine tree from the Netherlands arrived in Jakarta on April 11, 1852, which was also designated as the birthday of the Cibodas Botanical Gardens. Well, what’s unique is that when you visit on that date, you can get around Cibodas Botanical Gardens for free without any other fees.
Cibodas Botanical Gardens . Attractions
In addition to offering nature that is so beautiful with fresh air. Cibodas Botanical Gardens also has a large collection of young and old trees. There are at least 5,831 plant samples of 1,206 species that can be found at the site. Shifting to the greenhouse, there are various types of cacti and orchids, including rare types of plants that you can find when visiting here. There are at least 4,000 examples of plants with 350 cacti and 360 orchids in the greenhouse. Some locations in the Cibodas Botanical Gardens that are interesting for tourists to visit include green houses, rivers, cherry tree gardens, lakes, fountains, to Cibodas Waterfall. This place is very suitable as a family and community vacation location. In addition, you can walk along the Cibodas Botanical Gardens on horseback too, you know.
- For those of you who want to visit the Cibodas Botanical Gardens, from Jakarta it takes about 90 minutes of travel or approximately 85 km by taking the Bogor-Puncak-Cianjur highway to the Cimacan intersection.
- Then from here you just turn towards the botanical garden with a distance of approximately 4 km to the Cibodas Botanical Gardens.
- To take public transportation, you can choose the Cipanas-Rarahan-Cibodas route which is often found at the Cimacan intersection.
Here there are facilities that make visitors comfortable and very feasible. Some of them are a very large parking area (making it easy for visitors to park their vehicles), MCK, Pendopo, outdoor theater, information room, children’s play area, up to a campground which covers an area of 3 hectares.
2. Cibodas Tourism Park
Cibodas Tourism Park has a wide expanse of green grass with a collection of beautiful flower plants. If taken from Jakarta takes approximately 3 hours drive. Arriving at the Cibodas Tourism Park area, you can go around to some fun locations there with a variety of soothing trees and fresh air.
One of the places that you can stop at is Ciismun Waterfall. You can not use a car to the waterfall. The car must be parked first and then walk about 30 minutes to the location of the enchanting waterfall.
3. Mandalawangi Campground
The Mandalawangi Campground, also known as the Mandalawangi Camping Ground, is located right near the exit of the Cibodas Botanical Gardens. Still in the large hall complex of Mount Gede Pangrango National Park. Its location which is at the foot of Mount Gede Pangrango makes the air of this place so cool and beautiful. It’s no wonder that many outdoor enthusiasts choose this location as their favorite place. The geographical condition of the Mandalawangi Cibodas Campground has gravel soil that easily absorbs water, rivers, lakes, shrubs, grass land, trees and forests that make it more beautiful. This location, which tends to be cool and cold, is ideal as a campground, plus the size of the camping area, you can choose your own ideal place for camping and tourist attractions suitable for backpackers.
When entering the campground area, you will be greeted by a statue of a Komodo dragon with an open mouth, which functions as a road or tunnel. Mandalawangi not only offers the beauty of the campsite, but also has several locations that you can visit, including the Cikundul River, Rawa Gede Waterfall, Mandalawangi Lake, rowing boats, junge tracks, dinosaur statues, to the flying fox, fun!
4. Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park
Mount Gede Pangrango National Park is one of the interesting natural attractions in Cibodas. The park area is 21,975 hectares, covered in mountainous tropical rain forest. This park has an important role in the history of conservation in the archipelago.
You can find various kinds of plants when you visit Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park. Starting from the plant nicknamed the giant tree named Rasamala to the insect predator named the bag of semar. Various types of forest orchids to plants whose scientific names are not yet known, such as fungal species that emit light. The national park, which was inaugurated in 1980, is not only a home for these diverse plants, but also a habitat for various wildlife, including leopards, skunks, deer, hummingbirds, and even coyotes. Here too you can see giant ladybugs, beetles, up to 250 species of birds. Habitat for gibbons, Javan eagles, langurs, which are threatened with extinction.
5. Cibeureum Waterfall
The next tour is included in the natural water tourism called Cibeureum Waterfall. This location is quite far away. However, along the way to the waterfall, you will not be bored because on either side of the road you will be treated to a charming view coupled with fresh air.
Arriving at the location, you are greeted by a fairly large waterfall with stunning green nature. Here you can play in the water, be careful if you want to swim, okay? And you can also take photos with a beautiful waterfall background. Guaranteed you will feel at home in the location of the waterfall and the body will be fresh again.
6. Bogor Botanical Gardens
This tourist spot is famous not only in Bogor, but also in Indonesia. For those who like green and beautiful natural scenery, the Bogor Botanical Gardens can be your choice of tourist destination. Bogor Botanical Gardens has a fresh and cool air with many species of trees. The Bogor Botanical Gardens was also used as a center for education and plant observation. One of the highlights in this tourist area is the zoological museum. So we can know more about the plants or flora that are there. Increase knowledge about plants that are not only found in Indonesia but also
herbs from various countries of the world. Bogor Botanical Gardens has a collection of no less than 15,000 species of plants. Wow, that’s a lot! And what’s even more amazing is that this garden has started to be developed since the time of the Sunda Kelapa Kingdom and is claimed to be the oldest botanical garden in Asia. Talking about the Bogor Botanical Gardens, it’s incomplete without discussing the Bogor Palace. Yes, this palace is part of the Bogor Botanical Gardens which stores various art objects. Among them are about 216 statues and 448 paintings. Bogor Palace was also named the Buitenzorg Palace. Location : Jalan Ir. H. Juanda no. 13, Bogor. Bogor Palace : Jalan Ir. H. Juanda no. 1, Bogor.
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