Hidden Paradise in Western Bandung That You Probably Don’t Know
Since long time ago, Bandung is famous for its tourist attractions. People who visit Bandung can do a lot of things like shopping, hiking, swimming, or refreshing. Because of that, people endlessly explore this beautiful city. Well, for those who look for something new, western Bandung might be an alternative on holiday. The tourist attractions in western Bandung start from Padalarang area to Gunung Halu. However, some of the tourist attractions in western Bandung is less famous than the other place like Tangkuban Perahu, Ciater, or Kawah Putih. If you are visiting here, there is no wrong to visit some of them.
1. Stone Garden
This destination presents the charm of the rocky hills, as in its name, Stone Garden. It is located in Cipatat, Western Bandung. Called as Stone Garden because there are a lot of towering stones in this area that have unique and photogenic form. People say the towering stones is a former lake in antiquity. Stone Garden is less popular than the other places like Bukit Moko or Tebing Keraton, so there are not many people coming here. Even though the view of Stone Garden is gorgeous. You can also see the overlayed hills which are typical of Bandung.
2. Sanghyang Heuleut
Because of its hidden location near PLTU Saguling, Sanghyang Heuleut lake like a hidden paradise. Not much people who know the existence of Sanghyang Heuleut. People don’t think that at the end of the raging river, there is a lake surrounded by dense forests and rocks. This lake is very beautiful and has a lot of towering stones. Furthermore, Sanghyang Heuleut also has clear green water and a mini waterfall. Not wrong if this place is called as hidden paradise in western Bandung.
3. Curug Pelangi
Administratively, Curug Pelangi is belonging to Cisarua, western Bandung. This waterfall is popular as monkey habitat. There are hundreds of monkey hanging around the forest near Curug Pelangi. When you see it from above, the waterfall has two different levels that are very unique. Curug Pelangi also has a special place used to take a picture. However, if you want to sense the cold water of Curug Pelangi, you can come down. In addition, this waterfall will also glow at the night because there are colorful lights around it. The concept is similar to Colorado waterfall in the USA. The light is not placed behind the waterfall, but on the side of it.
4. Sendang Geulis Kahuripan
Sendang Geulis Kahuripan is located in Cikalong Wetan, western Bandung. Sendang Geulis Kahuripan is a beautiful water spring presenting the freshness and beauty of the environment. The water is very clear and surrounded by the dense trees in the middle of hills. No wonder if this place is very pretty and exotic. The main activity that you can do is surely soaking or bathing in Sendang Geulis Kahuripan. The purity, cleanliness, and coldness of the water can make your body being fresh. People also say that the water will beautify and refine your skin. Another activity you can do here is, of course, taking some photos because this place is really instagramable.
Sanghyang Heuleut Bandung
Those are 4 tourist attractions that you can explore in western Bandung. In order to make your holiday better and come safely to the destination, just make sure that your body is fit and your vehicle is superfine. If you don’t want to drive yourself, you can rent a car from Dirgantara Car Rental Bandung. We also provide the driver who will take you to anywhere in Bandung.