Our most recommended things to do in Bogor

From Jakarta: Safari Park, Tea Plantation & Jaksa Waterfall

1. From Jakarta: Safari Park, Tea Plantation & Jaksa Waterfall

Get off the beaten path with a full day of activities from Jakarta including a guided safari tour, tea plantation tour, and visit to Jaksa Waterfall. Start off at one of the most well-known wildlife parks in Indonesia. Keep your camera poised for pictures of tigers, elephants, lions, and more. After the safari, explore the park's various attractions and shows. Feed and pet a variety of friendly animals in the area that houses baby animals. Continue to the Puncak Tea Plantation, a scenic hill area known for its vast tea estates. Immerse yourself in this serene escape from the city. Take a leisurely stroll through the tea fields, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and enjoy the panoramic views. Learn about the tea production process from the local farmers and visit one of the tea houses. Indulge in a warm cup of freshly brewed tea while savoring the peaceful ambiance. End the day with a visit to Jaksa Waterfall, nestled in the lush greenery of Puncak. Embark on a short walk through the dense forest and feel the cool mist in the air from the cascading water. Take a dip in the invigorating waters or simply relax on the surrounding rocks before returning to Jakarta.

Jakarta: Bogor Cultural Tour with Botanical Gardens Visit

2. Jakarta: Bogor Cultural Tour with Botanical Gardens Visit

The tour starts with pickup from your accommodation in Jakarta, then it’s time to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city and travel out into the peaceful countryside as you head to the nearby city of Bogor. Admire the stunning scenic views along the drive and see a side to Jakarta you might have missed if you stayed in the city. Your first stop of the day is Bogor's beautiful botanic gardens located at the heart of the city. These world-class gardens cover an area of around 85 acres and were officially opened by the Dutch in 1817. Early researchers used these gardens to develop a variety of crops including tea and tobacco, and the park is still a major center for botanical research in Indonesia. Next, take a visit to one of the very few remaining gongsmiths in Indonesia and watch how the traditional techniques are still in use today. Learn about the way the instruments are melted over fire and beaten by hand, a process which takes weeks to produce just one gong. After the gongsmiths, immerse yourself in the traditional Kampung way of life at a local handmade puppet souvenir shop. Follow the winding streets of Kampung to find the store and admire the incredible array of wooden puppets on display from the factory.

Full Day Bogor City Tour From Jakarta 12 hours

3. Full Day Bogor City Tour From Jakarta 12 hours

Escape Jakarta's hustle to Bogor's green embrace! Wander in lush gardens, marvel at historical gems, and savor nature's serenity. Unforgettable tour!" Panoramic Tour from Jakarta to Bogor in 10 hours Ittinerary - Pick up at 0900AM at your hotel - Drive to Bogor City via Highway - Visit Bogor National Botanic Garden - Lunch in local restaurant - Visit Zoology Museum Bogor - Visit 1 factory outlet - Drop off to hotel with lunch and 2x mineral water

From Jakarta : Bogor Botanical Garden and Rice Fields Tour

4. From Jakarta : Bogor Botanical Garden and Rice Fields Tour

This is full day tour to Bogor, West Java. Bogor located in the middle of Mount Gede and Mount Pangrango surrounded by mountains with the cold weather and beautiful panoramic. First stop will be Bogor Botanical garden. It is located close to Bogor Palace (Indonesian President Palace). This garden was one of the biggest botanical garden in the world with more than 15,000 plants collections. Built in 1817 on 200 heactares area also known as "Buitenzorg" mean place with no worries. In this garden you will walking and enjoying the park surrounded by beautiful plants and air. Next visit wooden puppet studio (wayang golek). wayang golek is wonderful art from west java that made from wood. Wayang golek is very popular in Indonesia and become Unesco masterpiece of the oral and intangible herritage of humanity. Wayang golek remains one of the traditional arts of the pride of west java people. In this studio you will watching the processing of wooden puppet. The puppet maker will show you steps of wooden puppet creating. From the studio of wooden puppet, this tour will continue to visit the beautiful local village at Bogor with the beautiful rice fields close to Mount Salak. You will watch the farmer closely and see the activities of them at the rice fields. there will be also local guide will explain you the steps of the rice proccessing. you will also walking in the middle of the rice fields and enjoy the fresh air and drink coffee with the local traditional food with the view of rice fields.

From Jakarta: Bogor Botanical Gardens, with all Artists

5. From Jakarta: Bogor Botanical Gardens, with all Artists

Start your day bright and early as we depart from Jakarta City to Bogor, or we called rain city, located just 52 kilometers away. First in Bogor Tour, it is better to learn a little bit history of Bogor Botanical Gardens. In the past, it was part of an artificial forest called Samida (during the reign of King Siliwangi of Sunda Kingdom). That means the park has been there since 1474. In terms of size, Bogor Botanical Gardens is indeed vast. It has the total area of 87 hectares and has become the home of 15,000 species of trees and plants located among streams and lotus ponds. Including 400 kinds of palm and more than 5,000 kinds of orchid varieties from various region in Indonesia. Many of the trees are centuries old. The beautiful art come from bogor city near by Bogor Botanical Garden, and find the artist will gladly unveil the meaning behind their works of Batik painting by hand. You can choose the right kind of stuff you want and trying to make batik by your self then take it home as your souvenir from Bogor City. Then will take you to visit factory it was operated since 1963. Visitors could watch making Wayang Golek in the traditional manner, trying to paint and makes puppet. Wayang golek is an art that uses wooden sculpture with a different shape and character. Bogor Gong Factory is continous history that exist until nowadays. A factory that already exist since 200 years. It supplies traditional orchestras, there are several gongs of various sizes in the “gamelan”, or typical Indonesian orchestra. You will see craftsmen, the last heirs of these ancestral skills, sweating over enormous pieces of leather and white iron in this workshop that is proud to have been operating for seven generations. Visitors can watch metal smiths making gongs in the traditional manner.

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