1. Take an Amazing Shot of ‘Kawah Putih’ (White Crater)
Kawah Putih is one of the craters of Mount Patuha, a mountain about 50 km to the southwest of Bandung in Ciwidey area, and one of the many volcanoes in west Java including Mt Malabar, Mt Wayang, and Mount Papandayan. There used to be a sulfur mine at Kawah Putih, hence the strong sulfur smell, so make sure you prepare some kind of scarf or face mask to cover your mouth while you’re there. Kawah Putih’s striking whitish-blue color and easy to access location makes it a popular among the locals for wedding pictures.
2. Marvel the View of Situ Patenggang (Lake Patengang)
Just about 7 km or 10 minutes away by car from Kawah Putih lake is the equally famous Situ Patenggang or Lake Patenggang. Enjoy the nice view or rolling tea plantation hills in a passenger boat that the locals rent out for a small fee.
3. Horse Riding at De Ranch Lembang – Bandung
As the name suggests, DE’ RANCH is a horse-riding pasture located in Lembang, west of Bandung. Other than horse riding, you also can also ride a horse-drawn carriage and kids can do all kinds of fun activities in the children’s playground, play boat pond, fishing pond, wall climbing followed by flying fox, bungee jumping, and many others. Do try the local favorite snacks such as the grilled banana, sticky rice, corn while watching horses and cows are grazing in some area. Entrance is only Rp. 5000, and each game has its own fare, which is around Rp. 15,000 to 25,000. Tip: visit DE’ RANCH really early in the morning, around 9-10am to avoid traffic jam and to get a parking spot.
Location: Jl. Maribaya no. 17 Lembang : Phone: +6222 7084 0661