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5 Popular Campsite in Bandung for Campers

by Ivonne Puspakencana
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Camping is always fun! You can go camping by building a tent in the middle of the forest, mountain or even beach. Camping can be done anywhere now! If you love camping, then it is recommended to visit Bandung.

Bandung is the capital city of West Java and it has several interesting campsites for you to build your tent. The facilities are also complete, ranging from the toilets to the campfire.

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Let’s get ready to build your tent in these 5 popular campsites in Bandung!

  • Ranca Upas Ciwidey
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Tents at Ranca Upas, Ciwidey

Ranca Upas Ciwidey is one of the most popular campsites in Bandung area. It is located in a protected forest with several endemic vegetation, such as Kihujan, Kitambang, Pasang, Kurai, Puspa and Jamuju.

This campsite is also located on 1,700 meters above the sea level, so the air is really cool and refreshing. Ranca Upas Ciwidey is also listed as one of the campsites in West Java.

Ranca Upas has a very huge area for camping as it is capable of hosting up to 10 thousand people easily. As it is very huge, the visitors can just pick any place to set up their tent, away from the other campers.

During the day, you can explore the whole area and you will find the protected forest. You will also able to see a lovely pond and beautiful hilly panorama.

In the middle of the day, the air here is still fresh and the temperature is around 17 to 20 Celsius degree. During the night, you will be able to enjoy the stars with the Milky Way dominating the sky.

Ranca Upas is also a deer captivity. While you’re here, you can visit the Javanese Deer which are already accustomed to visitors. They won’t be shy to come over. If you want, you can buy some carrots and other vegetables to feed the deer here.

  • Grafika Cikole Lembang
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Grafika Cikole

Grafika Cikole is located near the main street. Besides, you don’t have to hike on hills to reach it. You just simply park your vehicle and you will smell the aroma of pine forest.

The modern facilities here will be able to maintain the comfort of camping. There are two camping locations: one is for the large groups, such as office outings or workshops and the other one is for families.

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All the tents have sleeping bags, electricity, firewood and corn too! You can roast the corn by yourself on the fire! Who ever thought that camping could be this comfortable?

However, this campsite doesn’t have private toilets for each tent, but don’t worry the clean toilets are available near the campsite. Camping in Grafika Cikole will give you an authentic and classic experience for sure!

  • The Lodge Maribaya
The Lodge Maribaya
Pumpkin-shaped tents in the Lodge Maribaya

If you wish to have a classic but luxurious camping experience, then you can try the Lodge Maribaya. The Lodge Maribaya has cute pumpkin-shaped permanently pitched tents.

Each tent has two foam mattresses, power supply that is trip protected, internal light, power socket and cooling fan. You will surely have a pleasant stay with a good night’s sleep here.

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You can also do some outdoor activities during your stays, such as trekking through the forest, flying fox and other fun activities. If you wish to venture out the campsite a bit further, you can try exploring Maribaya Waterfalls.

  • D’Camp
D'Camp
D’Camp, also known as Cibodas Alam Madani Park

D’Camp is also known as Cibodas Alam Madani Park. Besides becoming one of the campsites in Bandung, this place has also become an outbound spot for both students and workers.

The facilities provided are really complete, starting from toilet, prayer rooms and some other such as swimming pool. This campsite is recommended for families too.

  • Ciwadung Indah Camp (CIC)
CIC
Ciwadung Indah Camp

This campsite will give you the true sensation of camping. If you wish to have camping here, you need to bring or rent a tent and everything needed for camping.

Besides, unlike the other two campsites which tents are built already, you need to build your own tent here. In short, you just rent the camping ground, then you have to do everything by yourself.

There are also some other fun activities you can do here, such as paintball, flying fox, wall climbing, swimming, and air soft gun. 

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