Bandung (Indonesian: Kota Bandung) is the country’s 3rd largest city by population. In 2011, it is the 2nd largest metropolitan area in Indonesia with a sprawling urban population of 8.6 million. It is the capital of West Java province in Indonesia, situated 768 metres above sea level, approximately 140 kilometres south east of Jakarta. Sitting on a river basin surrounded by volcanic mountains, Bandung has cooler temperatures year-round than most other Indonesian cities. This topography offers an ideal natural defense system, the main reason why the Dutch East Indies government moved the colony capital from Batavia to Bandung.
A lot of local people will suggest to go Bandung for shopping, food and cool respite. It is a well-known weekend getaway for those who want to escape thebusyness of Jakarta. Besides, many vacationers would claim they have their best Indonesian experience here in Bandung of Indonesia.
Ciater Hot Spring is a nice park in Bandung with small pools which visitors could swim. The streams and pools are fed by warm mineral springs, which are naturally flow from nearby volcanoes. This popular Bandung hot spring destination is just about 30 minutes from Tangkuban Perahu crater. Ciater is located in the middle of a tea estate. The Sari Ater Hot Spring Resort is situaed within this hot spring area which offers one of the best hot springs around Bandung. Tourist could enjoy swimming in warm sulfurous water pools which could heal skin ailments, rheumatism and any skin issues.Equipped with tennis courts, restaurants, and camping area, Ciater is a good choice of holiday destination in Bandung.
Trans Studio Mall is a place where one can enjoy shopping and numerous entertainment in Bandung. Trans Studio Mall may be the largest mall in Bandung. Mall began in 2001, having a proper location near Jl. Gatot Subroto
Trans Studio Bandung is the 2nd indoor theme park in Indonesia after Makassar, which is much more thrilling and exciting than Trans Studio Makassar. This Tras Studio themepark is also the biggest in Indonesia and also one of the biggest in the world.
There are 20 rides and variety of shows offerred by Trans Studio Bandung, divided into 3 different zones. Visitors will feel the experience of becoming a star also become a men behind the scene of your favorite TV programs in TRANS TV and TRANS 7, such as ‘Si Bolang’,‘Dunia Lain’, ‘Jelajah’ and many more. Explore through this section and discover the popular artists on the Walk of Fame. Guests will certainly be indulged with Hollywood 60’s building fashion type.
Tangkuban Perahu is a dormant volcano 30 km north of the city of Bandung ( 25 kilometers north of Bandung direction of Lembang). It is a famous tourist attraction where visitors can hike or ride to the edge of the crater to view the hot water springs and boiling mud up close or simply enjoy the splendid panoramic scenery and buy eggs cooked on the hot surface. Tangkuban Perahu is popularly known as a “must go” destination that everyone in the Bandung area is fond of visiting. When seen from Bandung, Mt. Tangkuban Perahu has a distinctive shape, like an upside down boat. Eruptions have contributed immensely to the hills north of Bandung through lava flowing into the valleys and hardening into rock, thus forming big cliffs over which waterfalls leap
Visitors can rent a car and drive into the countryside. The region’s high elevation translates into comfortable year-round temperatures, perfect for hiking up dormant volcanoes,visiting tea plantations or stopping by hot springs. For Bandung hotel reservation, pls read more at our hotel booking pages.