Sights in Bogor

Situ Gede Bogor

Situ Gede is a freshwater lake located not very far from downtown Bogor. The word situ or setu means lake in local language. If you have traveled to other parts of West Java, […]

Gede Pangrango National Park

The name Gede Pangrango is actually composed of the names of two twin volcanoes, Mount Gede and Mount Pangrango, which are located about 100 km south of Jakarta. The area comprising the two volcanoes was declared as National Park by Agriculture Minister in 1980 and became one of the first five national parks in Indonesia.

Curug Nangka Waterfall

Curug Nangka or Nangka Waterfall is a famous waterfall located at the base of Mount Salak. It is about one hour’s travel from Bogor. You can reach the place using a public transport (angkot) with Ciapus route from Bogor Trade Mall.

Taman Safari Indonesia

If you are a true animal lover, then you should add Taman Safari Indonesia to your itinerary. Located in the cool area of Cisarua, Puncak Bogor, this Indonesia’s first safari park allows visitors to see wildlife from the closest distance.

The Jungle Bogor

The Jungle is the name of a water park recreation in Bogor. It is situated inside Bogor Nirwana Residence housing complex. Although relatively new, it has become a famous amusement park that attracts thousands of visitors each day, especially during the weekend.

Puncak Bogor

Puncak is an Indonesian word that means the highest point of a hill or a summit. In this context, Puncak is the name of a mountainous area in the southeastern part of Bogor Regency. Elevated at about 1500m, this area has cool temperatures which makes it a popular resort destination for tourists.

Bogor Botanical Garden

Founded during the Dutch occupation in 1817, Bogor Botanical Garden started as a research and conservation of various plant species in Indonesia. Now the garden has also become the main outdoor attraction of Bogor and plays an important role in providing large recreational area for local residents and many passing tourists.