West Java Overland Tour
Duration : 7Days / 6 Nights
Transport : Aircondition Private Car, Fast Boat double Engine
Accommodation : Hotel
Start/End : Jakarta Airport / City
Day 1: Arrival Jakarta Airport – Hotel nearby airport
the overland tour will pick you up at Jakarta city/air port welcome service than transfer to Hotel nearby airport
Day 2: Jakarta city tour - Carita beach
After breakfast we will start to Jakarta city tour, visiting Monas "Monument National" and Museum Gajah, Sunda kelapa harbour, Batavia old town, and after city tour the journey start to
to coastal town of Carita beach and On the way to carita we may visit anyer light house to see the ruin of old light house which destroy by tsunami 1883 and visiting new light house was build in1885, continuing to pasauran seismograf (Krakatau volcano monitoring office) and continuing to carita
stay overnight at Carita ( free program )
Day 3: Carita Beach - Krakatau Volcamo Tours
After breakfast departure by boat ( cruising ) to Krakatau volcano tour Sail 1.5 hours from Carita Beach by speed boat to the famous, deserted, active volcanic island, to see what the left of the biggest explosion ever recorded in history of mankind 1883. Greatest in term of column height 55 KM and sound shock waves which traveled around the globe. Biggest bang in History. Ample time to climb on moon like landscape, Actual height of old Krakatau 730 M. Actual height of anak ( child ) of Krakatau 194 M in 1987. and 300 M in 2006 which in 1927 emerged from the bottom of the sea.
Day 4: Carita Beach - Bogor (Botanical Garden) Tour
After break fast start direct to Bogor which the journey will take as about 6 hours drive check in to hotel and exploration Botanical garden in the afternoon
The Bogor Botanical Gardens (Indonesian: Kebun Raya) are located 60 km south of the capital of Jakarta in Bogor, Indonesia. The botanical gardens are situated in the city center of Bogor and adjoin the Istana Bogor (Presidential Palace). The gardens cover more than 80 hectares and were built by Java's Dutch Governor-General Gustaaf Willem, Baron van Imhoff who was governor of Java at the time.
The extensive grounds of the presidential palace were converted into the gardens by the German-born Dutch botanist, Professor Casper George Carl Reinwardt. The gardens officially opened in 1817 as 's Lands Plantentuin ('National Botanical Garden'). They were used to research and develop plants and seeds from other parts of the Indonesian archipelago for cultivation during the 19th century. This is a tradition that continues today and contributes to the garden's reputation as a major center for botanical research.
Today the garden contains more than 15,000 species of trees and plants located among streams and lotus ponds. There are 400 types of exceptional palms to be found along the extensive lawns and avenues, helping the gardens create a refuge for more than 50 different varieties of birds and for groups of bats roosting high in the trees. The bats can be easily detected by the noise they make while competing for space under the canopies. The orchid houses contain some 3000 varieties. In 1862, the Cibodas Botanical Gardens were founded as an extension of the Bogor garden at Cibodas, approximately 45 kilometers to the southeast of Bogor.
The gardens were used during the APEC summit meeting in Indonesia attended by sixty
Day 5: Bogor - Puncak/ Gunung Gede Pangrango national Park Tour
Visiting and exploring Gunung Mas Tea Plantation and Cibodas Botanical Garden
GUNUNG MAS- Puncak, Bogor – a beautiful tea plantation
Gunung Mas means Mount Gold, and Puncak means peak of highland. Gunung Mas is a tea plantation that has beautiful view. It is located about 87 km South of Jakarta, or about 2 to 3 h traveling. The tea plantation covers 2,500 ha and run by about 1,500 employees. The tea plantation is owned by government (PT. Perkebunan Nusantara VIII).
The tea plantation was cultivated in the era of the Dutch colonial at the hills of West Java. Row after row of well-kept tea is part of the scenic landscape of the highlands in Puncak region of West Java. This area is an ideal area for cultivating tea, because the high is between 700 and 1,400 m above sea level, it offers refreshingly cool temperatures of between 18 and 25°C. The tea plantation now has important function of preventing soil erosion and recharging the ground water supply to the nearby flowing river leading to the Bogor and Jakarta city, while the green of tea plants has an aesthetic value and beautiful scenery.
Cibodas Botanical Garden
Cibodas Botanical Garden or the forest park (Botanical Garden), located in the mount Gede Pangrango Cimacan complex forest, the village, Pacet Cianjur. topography of the terrain is mountainous and hilly with an altitude of 1275 m above the sea, the air temperature of 17-27 degrees Celsius. This garden was founded in 1862 by Johannes Elias Teysjmann as a branch of the place at the foot of Mount Gede Bogor botanical gardens. With 2380 mm of rainfall per year and temperatures average 18 degrees Celsius, this botanical garden devoted to the collection of upland wet tropical plants, such as a variety of conifers and ferns.
The Botanical Garden, which covers about 80 hectares is located at the foot of Mount Gede Pangrango-already known as a tourist destination that is very interesting. In fact, there is the nickname of the garden of Eden in Asia. Beauty Cibodas Botanic Garden is a collection of trees. Here is a collection of hundreds of trees, both old and young trees. Recorded 5831 samples from 1206 species live here. Cibodas Botanic Garden, which is the gateway for climbers who want to climb Mount Gede visited not less than 400 000 people. Some sites of interest visitors include GHG (Green House), Jalan Araucaria (auracarua Avenue), waterfall and the location of the landscape along the Cibodas fountain.
In a greenhouse that contains a cactus, orchids and rare plants that may be different. There are almost 4,000 samples from 350 types of cactus plants of 360 species of orchids are stored in this greenhouse. As nature tourism, Cibodas Botanical Garden, will spoil. You and your family with natural beauty. Cold weather, wind and the chirping of birds will take you to the ivory tower previously unimaginable. gurgling fountain that comes out with the swift will welcome visitors through the gates so that Cibodas Botanical Garden. Dozens of large carp that inhabit the pond just across the gate, as if he invites you to enjoy the content of the heart Cibodas Botanical Garden. To explore the entire contents of Cibodas Botanical Garden, a walk would be more fun. However, given the contours of the rise and fall, otherwise the drive. Unless you are physically strong.
Cibodas Botanical Garden (CBG) is intended as a set of ex situ (outside the habitat) to tropical wet upland vegetation. Included in his collection is a wide range of protected species such as tusam and conifers, ferns mountains, forests calothyrsus, there are natural forests and waterfalls. From the entrance to the location of the waterfall is 750 meters. Moss Park Cibodas Collection of the most distinctive of KRC is Cibodas Moss Park which features 216 types of moss and lichen hatidari various parts of Indonesia and the world. With an area of 2500m square, the park is claimed as the only one in the world that lies outside the room and has the largest collection. (B, L,D)
Day 6: Puncak (Gunung Gede ) – Bandung Tour (Tangkuban perahu volcano – Ciater hot spring)
half Full day Exploring Gn.Gede Pangrango National Park
After break fast we will start to exploring Gunung gede National park
We may tracking and hiking to Water fall ciberem and hot spring (2500m) from Cibodas the entrance to national park (1200M)
Mount Gede-Pangrango National Park with its spectacular panorama is a favourite site with visitors. Located in the province of West Java this Park encompasses the peaks of Mt. Gede, Mt. Pangrango. Around these peaks are tea plantations, recreation parks, waterfalls, hot springs, lakes and accommodation facilities within the park as around its periphery. The Park was declared nature conservation area in 1889, although prior to this the Cibodas Botanical Gardens was already established here in 1830, where cinchona (quinine) and coffee were first cultivated to become Java’s most prominent exports in the 19th century.
Most notable about the Gede-Pangrango Park are its three very distinct ecosystems: a sub-montane ecosystem (1,000 m to 1,500 m altitude), a montane ecosystem (1,500 m - 2,900 m) characterized by large tall trees, and a sub-alpine ecosystem (2,400 m. and higher), characterized by grassy meadows where the Java edelweiss grows in abundance. It also has a savanna as well as marshland ecosystems.
In 1977 UNESCO declared the Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park a Biosphere Reserve.
Today the Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park covers 15,196 hectares that include Cibodas, Cimungkat, the Gunung Gede-Pangrango Reserve , the Situgunung recreation area, and the forests on the slopes centered on two volcanoes. These are Mt. Gede, (2,958m ) with its gaping crater and fumaroles, and Mt. Pangrango (3,019 m). The two are connected by a high saddle at 2,500 m above sea level.
after exploring National Park of Gunung Gede pangrango we continuing destinantion to Bandung for Tangkuban Perahu Volcano the journey which will takes about 4 hours drive
day 7: Bandung - Garut- Papandayan Crater - Kamojang Crater Tour
After breakfast drive to papandayan volcano the journey will takes about 3 hours and explor papandayan volcano,, and continuing to Kamojang yellow sulfur crater by afternoon drive back to hotel in garut..end of tour
The tour included:
1. Air-condition Mini bus / car (included: driver, gasoline, toll ticket and parking fee)
2. Local guide and porter
3. Ranger fee
4. All entry permit and ticket
5. All accommodation Hotel (deluxe room twin share)
6. Breakfast, dinner and lunch
7. Mineral water
8. Soft drink
10. Coffee, milk and tea
13. Tent equipment for Krakatau volcano tour
14. Cooks and helper for baduy tribe tour and Krakatau volcano camping tou
The tour not included:
1. Own expenses
2. Alcohol drink
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