16 Tourist Attractions in West Java

The West Java region is indeed famous for its natural beauty which is rarely owned by other regions in Indonesia. Many tourist attractions in West Java are the target of tourists because they are widespread in cyberspace and natural exoticism.

West Java also has cool air because it is surrounded by mountains which makes the area a beautiful and charming tourist spot. This area not only has natural attractions but also cultural tourism, culinary, beaches and entertainment as well as places to eat with a unique concept.

Maybe this is what makes tourists never get bored when exploring various interesting tourist attractions in the West Java region. However, the number of tourist attractions in West Java actually makes tourists confused in determining which tourist attractions to visit first.

Well, in presenting this article, we have compiled a list of 15 West Java tourist attractions to make your choice easier.

1. Green Canyon – Pangandaran
Green Canyon – Pangandaran Green Canyon, located in the village of Kertayasa, Pangandaran, is a natural tourist destination that holds thousands of charms, presenting the beauty of dazzling stalactic rocks.

Visitors can admire the high cliffs with the flow of the Qijulang River below and explore the caves around the river while hunting for photo spots. You can also try rafting on the lower river for 3 km, passing through green trees on both sides.

Body rafting is a thrilling water sport. You will follow the river for about 3-4 hours, each time in different conditions, from calm to extreme currents.

For those of you who don’t know where else to go in Padalarang, here are our recommendations: 10 tourist attractions in Pangandaran that you must visit.

2. Sakura Garden, Chibodas Botanical Garden
Sakura Garden, Chibodas Botanical Garden Cherries are often grown in countries with 4 seasons such as Japan and bloom in early spring around April. However, this pink flower can also be grown in Indonesia or in the Chibodas Botanical Garden which only has 2 seasons.

To be able to enjoy the cherry blossoms, tourists are advised to come in January-February and July-August. During these two periods, the cherry blossoms will be in full bloom, so the park is perfect for a picnic or hanami (flower viewing) with lunch and food under the flowers.

Cibodas Botanical Gardens, where Sakura Park is located, is open daily from 08.00 to 17.00. The entrance fee is around IDR 10,000 per person.

Wow, I really want to go to Japan. If you are traveling to Japan, you must visit these places: 10 Tourist Attractions in Japan You Must Visit

3. Stone Garden – Padalarang
Rock Garden – Padalarang This rock garden, located on Mount Masigit, Chipatat, is very exotic and suitable as a place for pre-wedding photos so that it goes viral when it appears on the Facebook social network. Previously, few people knew about the hidden beauty of Stone Garden hills. This rocky field is so stunning, especially in the morning or at dusk at sunset.

After exploring the natural rocks of this ancient lake, you can enjoy the phenomenal view from the top of the hill. Apart from its expansive views, this hillside rock garden will make you feel like you are traveling abroad.

You can see the rock that stands with the art formation from the top of the meadow on the hill you climb. Many visitors capture this moment against the backdrop of open skies, verdant farmlands, and towering hills that stretch out before their eyes.

4. White Crater – Bandung
Kawa Putih – Bandung Kawa Putih famous for its beauty is located at the top of Mount Patuha, Seavidey, South Bandung, offering cool air with a temperature of 8-22 degrees.

On the way to this tourist destination in West Java, you can also enjoy old tea plantations with a different atmosphere compared to tea plantations in general, such as in Lembang and Puncak districts.

Get ready to be amazed by the beauty of White Kava which is so beautiful and romantic. This is due to the unique atmosphere above the crater lake which is filled with thick fog, and the color of the lake water looks white or milk brown. When the weather is hot, the color of the water in the lake sometimes changes to a charming turquoise.

5. Kurug Tsikaso – Sukabumi
Kurug Tsikaso – Sukabumi Kurug Tsikaso, which is located in Chiniti Village, South Sukabumi, has yet to go viral, but the beauty of the waterfall cannot be denied. This tourist spot in West Java consists of three adjoining waterfalls and the pool below has an exotic turquoise color.

The height of the waterfall reaches 80 meters, and the cliff width is 100 meters, from there opens a beautiful view of the water spill and is surrounded by green trees. The flowing water creates an exotic and cool refreshing water mist.

The sound of a flowing waterfall will play music beautiful nature, and water droplets as if falling on the leaves, creating a fresh atmosphere. There is no need to go far abroad if such beautiful scenery can be seen in Sukabumi.

6. Alam Panenjoan – Purvakarta
Alam Panenjoan – Purwakarta If there is Batu Kraton in Bandung, then there is Alam Panenjoan in Purwakarta which is located in the village of Sindang Panon and started to spread on the internet. This place is located about 17 km from the city of Purvakarta. Panenjoan means a place to see, from this tourist spot in West Java, tourists can see the charming beauty of tea plantations.

In this tourist spot in West Java, visitors can see the natural scenery through a special balcony. This is a special place made of wood that can accommodate up to 40 people at a time.

Tourists can also enjoy the beauty of the sunset or a very charming sunset. Many visitors take the time to capture the beauty of nature at this favorite photo spot in Panenjoana.

If you’ve ever been to the area, it’s a shame if you don’t come here: 10 tourist attractions in Purwakarta that you must visit

7. Panembongan Hill – Kuningan
Panembongan Hill – Kuningan If Purvakarta has Panenjoan nature, Kuningan doesn’t want to lose. In this West Java tourist spot, located in Tembong Village, Garavangi, you can see the beauty of the neatly arranged pine forest area and its proximity to springs from a different perspective.

Like The Lodge Maribaya which is located in Lembang, this tourist spot in West Java also has two bamboo observation decks where visitors can enjoy beautiful panoramas and fresh air. From this hill which is located 8 km from the center of Kuningan city, it is also recommended to take selfies with a charming green scenery background.

In addition to the available camping ground and pre-wedding, visitors can also feel the flying fox which is exciting and adrenaline-pumping. Unfortunately, the location of this tourist spot is still quite difficult to access, so it is better to use a motorbike than a car.

8. Karukhun Village – Sumedang
Karukhun Village – Sumedang Karukhun Village is a complete tourist destination with an eco-park concept that combines natural beauty and tourist facilities. Therefore, this tourist destination in West Java is perfect for those of you who want to spend a vacation in the Sumedang area. You can see green rice fields and tropical forests at this tourist spot located in Chitengah, South Sumedang.

In addition, visitors can also enjoy the clear river water and cool air, as well as take a walk among the tea plantations that are at an altitude. For selfie lovers, there are many interesting photo zones, one of which is the castle of love.

Tourists can experience the rich natural nuances while drinking tea and snacks such as boiled cassava, sweet potatoes, bananas and nuts at Sky Tea House. Meanwhile, those who like entertainment can enjoy quad bike rides, mud futsal, adventure tours, exclusive camping, and water parks.

9. D’Jungle Private Camp – Puncak, Bogor
D’Jungle Private Camp – Puncak, Bogor Want to cool off on a campsite in an environment that still has a strong natural feel without the hassle of carrying camping gear? Located in Punchak, Bogor, D’Jungle Private Camp is the right choice because it offers relaxation in a fresh natural setting.

Visitors can camp exclusively with outdoor supporting facilities. So don’t think that you will be disturbed while camping here. In a place close to a protected forest and far from human settlements, complete tents have been prepared, as well as food and drinks.

Tourist attractions that can be visited are also quite diverse, such as fishing ponds, parks, swimming pools, bonfires and hiking. This tourist destination in West Java also has a special VIP bamboo house for groups. So, if you want to go camping, you only need to prepare a vehicle and bring the necessary personal equipment, right?

10. Ujung Genteng Beach – Sukabumi
Ujung Genteng Beach – Sukabumi The West Java area is not only famous for its natural beauty and recreational tourism, but also for a number of beautiful white sand beaches. One of the beaches that you can visit is Ujung Genteng Beach in Sukabumi which has 6 beautiful beaches with clear water.

In addition to beautiful white sandy beaches, another interesting sight offered by this tourist destination in West Java is the view of the sunset. The moment of sunset on this beach is a hidden paradise that can only be found in this area.

Visitors who like surfing can surf at this beach, which is famous for its big waves. The beach which is directly adjacent to the Indian Ocean and is no less beautiful than the beaches in Bali is also a green turtle breeding place. You can even watch live as these animals lay their eggs!

Besides this beach, there are many more beautiful beaches in Indonesia. Read more: The most beautiful beaches in Indonesia – 10 must-sees!

11. Kampung Naga – Tasikmalaya
Kampung Naga – Tasikmalaya The famous Kampung Naga in the West Java region represents the unique culture of local wisdom. The layout and architecture of the house, which is located in Neglasari Village, has naturally been preserved from the past until now.

The people of Kampung Naga refuse to intervene from outside and continue to preserve the customs of their ancestors. Therefore, Kampung Naga is also known as a unique village where when viewed from afar, you can see rows of roofs of palm fiber houses surrounded by green rice fields.

To get to this village in Tasikmalaya, you have to climb 439 stairs which is quite tiring, especially for those who rarely exercise. However, although tiring, you won’t regret seeing this beautiful and lush village. In this village, the brotherhood is so strong that the doors of the houses are rarely locked. In addition, visitors can also see the past Sudanese culture in this traditional village.

To be able to enter this tourist spot, you do not need to pay an entrance ticket. With the permission of the elders and locals, you can even stay here for free. However, do not be surprised if there is no electricity in this village.

12. Shell Lake – Kuningan
Remis Lake – Kuningan Remis Lake is located at the foot of Mount Tsiremai, about 37 km from Kuningan city, very popular as an exotic natural lake tour. This tourist spot in West Java will be closer if you take it from the city of Cirebon which is only an hour away. A motorbike would be the perfect vehicle to get there.

The winding road but flat and shady certainly won’t be tiring, because behind it you can see the beauty of the lake with cool air and surrounded by lush pine trees. Besides relaxing, you can also try to ride a duck boat on the lake with its green water.

You can also see many people fishing in this lake as well as culinary tours while enjoying a meal at a typical Sudanese restaurant with an aquatic feel along the road to the lake. Not far from this tourist spot there is also the Neelam Lake complex. There are many cottages for rent in this place, as well as natural baths.

13. Mount Panchar – Punchak, Bogor
Mount Panchar – Punchak, Bogor Mount Panchar located in Sitereup, Bogor, is gaining popularity among tourists as a modern tourist destination, especially for young people living in and around Bogor. You can find the beauty of pine forests, natural baths, and natural attractions while exercising here.

Activities that you can do in this West Java tourist destination include cycling, hiking, camping, horseback riding, hiking, tennis, and hot baths. Also, conferences and seminars from various companies are often held here. But what makes this tourist spot in West Java popular is the pine forest which is very good for photography.

So you don’t have to go far abroad if you want to enjoy the natural beauty of the pine forest in a romantic, shady and comfortable atmosphere like in the Twilight movie. After quite a picnic in the pine forest, you can relax with a hot bath.

14. Talaga Bodas White Crater – Garut
Talaga Bodas White Crater – Garut The white crater is not only in Bandung, Garut also has Talaga Bodas with its white and turquoise craters which make it very attractive. This place is located in the districts of Pangatican and Vanaraja.

Talaga Bodas offers beautiful natural scenery, fresh air and dazzling green hills. Visitors can take a hot bath in the available Jacuzzi. The hot springs at Talaga Bodash have a high sulfur content, so they are believed to cure all ailments.

14. Talaga Bodas White Crater – Garut
Talaga Bodas White Crater – Garut The white crater is not only in Bandung, Garut also has Talaga Bodas with its white and turquoise craters which make it very attractive. This place is located in the districts of Pangatican and Vanaraja.

Talaga Bodas offers beautiful natural scenery, fresh air and dazzling green hills. Visitors can take a hot bath in the available Jacuzzi. The hot springs at Talaga Bodash have a high sulfur content, so they are believed to cure all ailments.

This tourist spot in West Java is very family friendly. Apart from hot baths, hiking, trekking, camping and photography can be enjoyed. You can admire this white crater from various angles as you wish.

Every corner will provide an extraordinary view. The view of a beautiful white crater surrounded by mountains with lush trees is a pity to miss. Don’t forget to go down to the crater and take pictures of the beautiful scenery.

15. Sri Baduga Fountain Park – Purvakarta
Shri Baduga Fountain Park, this is the first time to hear the show at the fountain park in Purvakarta. Sri Baduga Fountain Park, which is considered the largest in Southeast Asia, is located in the Situ Buleud area.

Visitors can watch the fountain move to the music, as is often the case in Dubai. This fountain has 100 water pipes that can shoot water as high as 10 meters.

You can imagine the beauty of this water park, with colorful fountains and 100 water pipes surrounding the 2 ha water park. Unfortunately, to enjoy this spectacular fountain show, you only need to come on Sunday night when the dancing fountain show is held.

On a typical day, this fountain still gushes, but there is no additional effect, as in the Sunday night show. Of course, many visitors make this tourist spot in West Java an interesting place to take pictures, especially at night.

16. Nusantara Flower Garden – Chanjur

Taman Bunga Nusantara – Chianjur Finally, we will see a flower garden tour where the air is cool because it is in a mountainous area. Taman Bunga Nusantara, which was initiated by Mrs. Suhardani Bustanil Arifin, is perfect for those of you who want to invite your children to play in a beautiful and spacious garden.

The cost of visiting this West Java tourist spot is relatively affordable, only Rp. 30,000 per person. With a price of IDR 30,000, you can invite your little one to play in various types of parks and attractions such as a water park, dinosaur garden, rose garden, secret garden/maze, Bali garden, French garden, Mediterranean garden, Japanese garden, palm garden. gardens and greenhouses.

Besides Chianjur, Bandung also has many family attractions: 10 tourist attractions for children in Bandung that you must visit