Bandung is the capital of West Java in Indonesia. Bandung City Tour is one of the most famous to visit for travelers from jakarta during the weekend. Located about 180 kilometers southeast from Jakarta. Although it has a population of over two million the pace of city life is slower than Jakarta’s. Today Bandung has a population of 2 million people, Bandung area an estimated 4 million. Bandung is situated on a plateau 768 meters above sea level with a cool climate throughout the year. Bandung is the most European city of Java.
The raining season starts in Bandung a little bit earlier, then the rest of Indonesia. Normally the raining season in Indonesia is from October till May, the peak of the raining season is in January. The dry season is from June until August,temperature is then 25-30 degrees Celsius during the day.
In the morning, the sun is almost shining every day, but in the afternoon many times it gets cloudy, for sunbathing we have to wake up early from 6.30 the sun is already there. In the evening when the sun is down the temperature has drops. The average temperature in Bandung is 22 degrees Celsius; the weather is pleasant all year round.
There are short drives up to the mountain resorts of Lembang and the Bosscha Observatory, and higher to the volcanic crater of Tangkuban Perahu, the only crater in Java accessible all the way by car as far as its rim. It is an awe-inspiring sight of emanating sulfur fumes. Descent into all the volcano’s 12 craters is only possible with the aid of an experienced guide, because of the presence of suffocating gases at certain spots. Just a 15 minutes drive from Tangkuban Perahu is a hot springs resort. Here we can swim in warm mineral water pools, good for healing skin problems. The resort provides visitors with a bar, restaurants, tennis courts and cottage style hotels overlooking a beautiful mountain-scope.
Bandung City Weather
Due to its topology, climate in Bandung is relatively cooler throughout the year than most of Indonesian cities. The average annual rainfall ranges from 1,000 millimeters in the middle and the southeast region to 3,500 millimeters in the north of the city. The wet season conforms with other Indonesian regions, around November to April. The average temperature is 22.6°C, cooler than most Indonesian cities.
Places of Interest for Bandung City Tour
Tebing Keraton or Cliff Keraton is a cliff that was in the area of Forest Park Ir. H. Juanda. This cliff is located in Kampung Ciharegem Peak, Ciburial Village, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. From the Tebing Keraton you can enjoy the spectacular view. Instead of the lights of the city, but the forest!
The Tebing Keraton are located in the peak Forest Park Ir. H. Juanda. So from this cliff top, you can see the green landscape Forest Park Ir. H. Juanda which extend widely throughout the eye can see. This scene will be more beautiful, if you arrive before sunrise, or about 6 am. At that time, you can enjoy the atmosphere of the city that is still cloaked in thick fog. Coupled with the beauty of the sunrise over the hill in the east. All the beauty of its natural scenery is indeed the most fitting if capture with your camera.
Tangkuban perahu is a volcano, 25 kilometers north of Bandung direction of Lembang. Its location is in between Sagalaherang village, Sagalaherang district, Subang regency and Cikole village, Lembang district, Bandung regency. This is Bandung’s most famous tourist volcano just 28 km north of the city. This volcano offers many places to see and explore. Whether we look into the huge crater or hike down into it, stroll through the forest on its slopes, or simply enjoy the splendid panoramic scenery.
Ciater Hot Spring
Ciater Hot Spring is a nice park with small pools in which we can sit or swim. The streams and pools are fed by warm mineral springs, which are created by the heat from nearby volcanoes. About 30 minutes from Tangkuban Perahu crater. Ciater is pretty little place in the middle of huge tea estate. Its main attraction is the Sari Ater Hot Spring Resort; the pools are probably the best of all the hot springs around Bandung.
Kawah Putih / White Crater
Kawah Putih, The White Crater is a lake on the mountain. Kawah Putih can easy be reached by car all the way to the rim and then it is a 100 metre walk to the lake it self. It is a very nice colorful lake. Far to the south of Bandung, the hill becomes greener. The fresh air flows through the bamboo trees marching along the way. Kawah Putih, The White Crater, is waiting for who want to contemplate there.
Located at an altitude of about 1600 m above sea level, Situ Patenggang or Situ Patengan enchanting panorama. Green carpet like tea gardens of nature, coupled with the cold air, clean and warm sun, giving the impression of peace and tranquility.
Dago Pakar Bandung
The historical site of Dutch manmade and Japanese World War II caves on the ridge of north mountain of Bandung. Nice place to walk during the weekend. You can reach Maribaya from here, through Pine Forest and crossing the Gua Belanda. Dago Ciburial is also a god place to see Bandung from high view. Ciburial is also home for many good restaurants. Try to come at night to see Bandung city light down there.
Paris Van Java
Paris Van Java has a unique concept with an open-air resort layout. Walk down Via Latina and enjoy strolling next to white doves from Holland. Located in the heart of Bandung’s most upscale region, Paris Van Java is situated in the Sukajadi area. Our resort and lifestyle place contains around 200 tenants that offer different types of products and services.
Shopping at Bandung
Cargo Factory Outlet
Jl. P. Diponegoro 30
Phone: +62 22 7200233
Heritage Factory Outlet
Jl. R.E. Martadinata 26
Phone: +62 22 4220545
Grande Fashion Gallery
Jalan Ir. H. Juanda
|Rumah Mode F.O.
Jalan Setiabudi No. 41F
Level Factory Outlet
jalan H. Juanda no. 138
Secret Factory Outlet
Jl. R.E Martadinata No.47
Phone: +62 22 4260818
Victoria Factory Outlet
Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No. 111
House of Donatello F.O.
Jl. Dr. Setiabudhi No.45
Phone: +62 22 2501167