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12 Nature Destinations in Bandung

12 Nature Destinations in Bandung

In addition to its appealing urban attractions, Bandung also beckons nature enthusiasts with breathtaking natural destinations. Surprisingly, some of these havens are conveniently situated not far from the city, providing a quick escape into the arms of scenic beauty. 

12 Nature Destinations in Bandung / 12 Destinasi Alam di Bandung

1.Hutan Raya Juanda


A literal forest not far from the city, Hutan Raya Juanda is a perfect destination for a brief nature getaway. The expanse is vast, providing an unspoiled natural setting for hiking and picnicking. For a more engaging experience, explore the forest on foot, and you'll discover historical caves along the way.

Hutan Raya Juanda
Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No.99, Bandung
P: (022) 2507891

2. Tebing Keraton

tebing keraton

Tebing Keraton offers the best of both worlds, seamlessly blending urban and natural scenery. The trail leading to the cliff may be challenging, but the breathtaking view makes it worthwhile. The morning is the optimal time to visit for a stunning landscape, and it tends to be less crowded compared to other times, as it is a popular destination among both tourists and locals.

Tebing Keraton 
Puncak Kordon, Bandung
P: (022) 2515895

3. Puncak Bintang

puncak bintang

As the name suggests, Puncak Bintang is the ideal spot to admire a beautiful city view under the stars. It's a perfect retreat for calming the mind, surrounded by the soothing sounds of nature and the enchanting pine tree forest. It is highly recommended to visit in the evening, just as the sun is about to set, to fully experience the magic of this place. The transition from daylight to the starlit night sky adds a special touch to the serene atmosphere.

Puncak Bintang
Cimenyan, Bandung

4. Orchid Forest Cikole

orchid forest

Orchid Forest Cikole boasts a stunning pine tree forest featuring over 150 types of orchids. With the breeze rustling through the trees and the chilly weather, given its highland location, Orchid Forest Cikole is also registered as one of the co-brands of Wonderful Indonesia. Furthermore, it has been acknowledged as the top nomadic tourism nature attraction by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in 2019.

Orchid Forest Cikole
Cikole, Bandung
P: 0811-2221-284

5. Tangkuban Parahu

Tangkuban Parahu

Tangkuban Parahu is a stratovolcano located 30 km north of the city of Bandung. It is a mountain that resembles an inverted boat, hence its name Tangkuban Parahu. According to local myth, it is believed to be an actual boat that was flipped when kicked by a man. Within this area, visitors can witness the scenic beauty of active craters, including Ratu Crater, Domas Crater, Upas Crater, and New Crater.

Tangkuban Parahu
Jl. Raya Subang, Bandung

6. Gunung Puntang

Gunung Puntang

A perfect idea for a short getaway, where you can engage in various activities to connect with nature. Whether it's camping, hiking, enjoying the beautiful greenery, a refreshing river, and more. The best part is that there is also a coffee stall within the area. Gunung Puntang also features a historical building—an old radio station that served as a communication medium during the Dutch East Indies era.

Gunung Puntang
Desa Campakamulya, Bandung

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7. Situ Cileunca

situ cileunca

Head to Situ Cileunca if you are seeking the beautiful natural scenery of a tranquil lake. Here, you can take a ride on a traditional boat and enjoy a picnic with a stunning view. The area also offers a variety of enjoyable activities, including a lake tour, water rafting in the Palayangan River, and a thrilling flying fox experience.

Situ Cileunca
Jl. Situ Cileunca, Bandung
P: 0853-1888-8668

8. Sunrise Point Cukul

Sunrise Point Cukul

Sunrise Point Cukul offers the best spot for a stunning sunrise view. The optimal time to visit is at 5 AM, allowing you to witness a beautiful sunrise in a location surrounded by lush tea plantations. The tranquil setting makes it a perfect place to start your day, providing a serene and picturesque experience amidst the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Sunrise Point Cukul
Jl. Cukul, Bandung
P: 0859-7477-9204

9. Ranca Upas

ranca upas

Ranca Upas not only presents a stunning view of nature but also features a deer conservation area, where visitors have the opportunity to feed these graceful animals. Additionally, the site offers a delightful camping experience with designated campsites and packages available for rental tents.

Ranca Upas
Jl. Camp Ranca Upas, Bandung

10. Situ Patenggang

Situ Patenggang

Situ Patenggang is a superb natural destination, providing a stunning lake view. Surrounded by expansive tea gardens, it boasts captivating natural scenery. Visitors can relish the picturesque lake aboard a speedboat or rowboat.

Situ Patenggang
Kampung Patengan Baru, Bandung

11. Kawah Putih

Kawah Putih

The famous Kawah Putih, or White Crater, is a must-visit when you are seeking a beautiful view of nature. The land mixed with sulfur around this crater is white, and the water in the crater has a whitish-green hue. What is unique about this crater is that the water sometimes changes color.

Kawah Putih
Jalan Raya Ciwidey Patengan, Bandung

12. Renganis Suspension Bridge


The Rengganis Suspension Bridge is the longest bridge in Southeast Asia, offering stunning natural views. Enjoy the cool air typical of the hills, accompanied by the enchanting beauty of nature here. Besides being attractive and impressive, it also serves as access to a hot spring water attraction, namely Kawah Rengganis, located in the village of Patenggang, Bandung.

Rengganis Suspension Bridge 
Patengan, Bandung