Bogor City is one of the metropolitan cities in Indonesia which is filled with offices and shopping centers. However, behind the high office buildings, it turns out that this area has stunning natural attractions, you know! The beauty of nature tourism in Bogor City is certainly no less amazing than other famous natural attractions. In fact, the price is also very affordable!
With the existence of natural tourism in Bogor, people who live in this area do not need to go far for a vacation. Apart from saving time, having a vacation in this natural tourist spot can also save costs because the price is very affordable. The following are recommendations for 3 natural tourist attractions in Bogor that must be visited.
1. Quarry Lake Nature Tourism
Nature tourism which is located in Kampung Sawah Village, Rumpin District, Bogor Regency, West Java is free! Yes, it’s FREE! You only need to pay the parking fee, which is Rp. 2000 for motorbikes and Rp. 5000 for the car. However, if you want to use vehicle facilities, such as a duck boat, then you need to spend another Rp. 10.000. Stay affordable, right?
Oh yes, this tourist attraction can reach affordable prices because this tourist attraction in the Bogor area has not been fully developed. One of the facilities that are not yet available is a public toilet. Therefore, if you want to go to the toilet, you have to use the public toilet facilities belonging to the small stalls around this natural tourist location. In addition, there has been no official announcement regarding the opening of the natural tourism of Lake Quarry. So far, it is local residents who take care of Lake Quarry’s natural tourism operations.
To get to this natural attraction, you better use a motorbike. This is because the road access to Lake Quarry is quite apprehensive. Not many roads have been paved, so during the rainy season, conditions are very muddy and slippery. During the dry season, the road is full of dust. In addition, there are many large vehicles, such as trucks that carry heavy loads of sandstone and stone. Therefore, you have to be extra careful, huh!
Even so, this tourist attraction is no less amazing than other natural attractions. The landscape, which is dominated by a Tosca green lake, is the main attraction of this tourist attraction located in the village of Kampung Sawah. The lake itself was formed by chance. This artificial lake comes from a former mining excavation. After not being used for a long time, the former mine was inundated by rainwater until it formed a lake which was originally named Jayamix Rumpin Lake.
Nature tourism which is a former mining site is very suitable as a photo spot. The beauty of this Tosca green lake surrounded by hills can produce unique and interesting photos. Many visitors capture their moments while at Quarry Lake. Not a few also shared the moment on social media. This is proof that Lake Quarry is one of the best selfie spots in the Bogor area.
2. Nature Tourism Leuwi Hajo Waterfall
Nature tourism this time is still located in the Bogor area, precisely in Wangan Cileungsi Village, Babakan Madang District, Bogor Regency, West Java. The place which is nicknamed “Bogor City Heaven” and “Bogor City Green Canyon” offers extraordinary views. How come? Leuwi Hajo has a Tosca green pond under the waterfall. The pool also has very clear and cold water. It is so clear, you can see the bottom of the pool which is dirt and rocks.
To enjoy this beauty, you only need to pay an entrance ticket of Rp. 15,000 only. For those of you who bring private vehicles, there is a parking fee of Rp. 8000 for motorbikes and Rp. 10,000 for the car. Quite affordable, right?
Even though the price is affordable, Leuwi Hajo Waterfall also provides various supporting facilities that can make you feel more at home there for a long time. These supporting facilities include a large and safe parking area, toilets, and a gazebo. In addition, there are also food stalls and inns around the location.
As for being able to reach this beautiful tourist destination, you have to travel 10 kilometers from the center of Bogor City which takes 20 to 45 minutes. However, if you depart from Jakarta, you need to cover a distance of 50 kilometers with an estimated time of about 2 to 3 hours. Unfortunately, along the way, you cannot see natural scenery, such as green rice fields. This is because Bogor is one of the metropolitan cities. However, often when the weather is clear, you can see the mountains that are the symbol of this rainy city, namely Mount Gede and Mount Pangrango.
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3. Gunung Mas Agro Tourism
This nature tourism located in Tugu Selatan, Cisarua District, Bogor Regency, West Java is located at an altitude of 800 to 1200 meters above sea level, so the temperature can reach 12 to 22 degrees Celsius.
Gunung Mas agro-tourism has various types of tourism, including a 2551 hectare tea plantation and a tea factory. Here, you can do the Tea Walk, which is a leisurely walk around the garden while watching the tea picking process. Besides walking, you can also go around the garden while riding. There is also a camping ground in the middle of a tea plantation. Not only that, but there are also tours that stimulate adrenaline, such as outbound, paragliding, mini motocross, off-road Komodo dragons, and ATVs.
Apart from that, Agromas Wisata also provides adequate supporting facilities. These facilities include a multipurpose building with a capacity of 250 people, a soccer field, a tennis court, a parking lot, and a food kiosk.
The many choices of types of tourism make the prices offered also vary, starting from Rp. 20,000 to Rp. 100.000. More specifically, the ticket price at the beginning of entry is Rp. 15.000. However, if you want to enjoy more tours, then you have to pay more. For the Tea Walk, the price offered starts from Rp. 20,000 to Rp. 35,000, depending on how far the selected route is. The equestrian activity ticket prices include Rp. 50,000 for route 1, Rp. 75,000 for route 2, and Rp. 100,000 for route 3. Meanwhile, the price for playing ATV for 15 minutes is Rp. 50.000.
To be able to reach this natural tourist destination, you need to cover a distance of 67 kilometers from the direction of Jakarta with an estimated time of 2 hours or more. Any further questions, please visit the website wisataagron8.com
So, those are some natural tourist attractions in the Bogor area. The natural tourism above is of course very suitable for those of you who want peace in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the Metropolitan City.