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What to Do in Gunung Pancar Bogor – Your Next Travelling Bucket List

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Have you ever been to Malang? Do you like it? If you do, you might also consider visiting Bogor too.

A West Javanese city which has long been known as the city of rain. According to what explains that Bogor is raining often, obviously, it is also known that the city is famous for it’s fresh air and it’s wide variety of natural tourism choices. Not to mention Gunung Pancar, Bogor’s current hyped natural tourism destination.

We all knew the infamous Bogor Botanical Garden. We’ve all been there. Or The Jungle Land parks with pools and fun rides. But have you ever heard of Gunung Pancar?

The outline of the destination is mostly about mountain and the forest of pines. The breeze feels cold, but not too cold to make you shiver, and warmer in the afternoon. It is located in the tiny town of Ciburial, far aside from the city centre and vehicle hustles.

A virgin green forest with trees and it’s inhabiting habitats, not to mention the fresh air and nature sounds that spoils right into your ear. The only condition is about the unavoidable afternoon sun heat. However, the high natural ceiling made out of the greens will protect you from the most of it. Yes, also visit Cheap Things to Do in Bogor

What to do in Gunung Pancar while there are only nature provided? It’s surprisingly varied and thankfully, we sorted them out for you. Below are things you’ll need to know what to do in Gunung Pancar for your plan of visiting in the future:

  1. Cultural tourism and learning

In addition to the general natural attractions like trees and animals, Gunung Pancar also offers pilgrimage tours to ancient graves. The site allows us to know and learn ancient history by names of the graves displayed like Raden Lawulung, Ki Mas Bungsu, H. Dalem Putih, Raden Surya Kencana and Kalijaga. If you are lucky, you can also witness the locals doing art shows and religious ceremonial events that will only be held at certain times. Yes, also visit Things to Do in Cibodas Botanical Garden Bogor.

  1. Natural tourism and learning

What to do in Gunung Pancar Bogor? To simply put it, Gunung Pancar offers a wide variety of natural trees like pines, rasamala, puspa and rattan. There are also some free roaming inhabiting animals like monkeys, wild boars, gibbons, nettles and some caged birds like eagle, red jungle fowl, finches and starling. It will all please your eyes and increase your nature awareness. Make the best out of it.

  1. Various kind of entertainment

Such destinations exist and are made for fun. Even though it can also add to your knowledge, the important thing is how you can have fun while cohabiting nature as much as possible. Below is the entertainment varieties of what Gunung Pancar provided and is open for rent:

  • Cycling

Through the climbing path, of course. Challenge yourself while you’re at it. The site provides several bicycle rental centres that you find around the place. Yes, also visit Waterfalls In Bogor

  • Hiking

The site known for also provides a non-steep hiking trails that is suitable for hiking beginners.

  • Horsing

Horse that can be rented and ride to get around the site are also provided at low prices. There will be guides who will guide you.

  • Tennis

Yes, you read it right. Spot an open tennis court on site that can be rented for you to play. As weird as it may sound, imagine playing tennis in the middle of the forest. Make sure to bring along sport shoes if you plan to come to play for comfort. 

  • Outbound

Outbound as a feature of a natural tourist destination may sound too general but still worth trying somehow. Cold breeze and heart pumping attractions are made long for each other.

  • Cafes 

What to do in Gunung Pancar if you are hungry? A good amount of caffeine over a quick brunch after a sweaty session definitely won’t hurt. Spot an open coffee shop set provided by the site for you to recharge.

  • Wedding venue

How beautiful that will be to get your wedding pictures taken in the middle of pine trees? You might as well consider holding a wedding party there too and be ready to get a popping green portrait displayed in your new and couple’s living room.

  • Hot spring

Gunung Pancar’s hot spring is undeniably the most favorite entertainment spot of all. It is known for containing and minerals which can relieve muscle sore and good for therapy.

  • Camping

Unfortunately, Gunung Pancar couldn’t yet to provide enough facilities for camping matters, so you must be willing to bring and prepare your own camping needs. The fee may vary depending on the needs of both simple or fancy ones.

Given all of that stated, the site can be categorized as a low budgeted tourist destination. The site will charge the entrance fee off you for only IDR 5,000/person to 7,500/person, although there will also be some additional costs including attractions and food and beverages. Here are more Things to Do in Mount Pancar Bogor

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Ciburial Town, Karang Tengah Village, Babakan Madang Sub-district, Bogor Regency, West Java 16810

Open hours:

24 hours

Getting there:

From Jakarta via Jagorawi’s toll:

  • Get on Jakarta Inner Ring Road – Pulomas Cawang St. – Raya Pantura St. – Cililitan Toll 2 – from Cempaka Putih Tengah St. to Ir. Wiyoto Wiyono toll in East Jakarta – Rawasari Sel. St – Jendral Ahmad Yani St.
  • Enter the Jagorawi’s toll ramp to MH. Thamrin St. in Cipambuan and exit through Jagorawi’s 37
  • Continue on MH. Thamrin St.. Take Siliwangi St. to Desa Karang Tengah St.. The destination will be on the right. Yes, also visit Romantic Restaurants in Bogor for A Perfect Date.

From Depok via Jagorawi’s toll:

  • Get on Cinere’s toll –from Wada Raya St. to Jagorawi in Curug – Pitara St. – Margonda Raya St. – Ir. H. Juanda St.
  • Enter the Jagorawi’s toll ramp to MH. Thamrin St. in Cipambuan and exit through Jagorawi’s 37
  • Continue on MH. Thamrin St.. Take Siliwangi St. to Desa Karang Tengah St.. The destination will be on the right

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