If there is one thing in Bandung that allures annual visitors, it would be the many waterfalls or
The site is located in the village of Cisarua, approximately 10 kilometres from Cimahi or about 1 hour or 20 kilometres away from the city of Bandung.
Above all else, this is a perfect location to enjoy the scenic waterfall or a cool dip if one can’t resist the temptation. If you stay until the sun is down, the waterfall will be adorned with coloured lights that ignite a breathtaking view at night.
Visitors can also venture out to nearby trails and watch some local wildlife such as the monkeys that live in these parts. There is also a variety of flora and fauna for nature lovers to bask in.
How To Get There
By public transportation, visitors can take the Cimahi-Lembang or Cimahi- Cihanjuang bus route to reach Cimahi Waterfall. A quicker way is by renting a car or van. Once there, it takes about 30 minutes on foot to reach Cimahi Waterfall. Visitors are advised to check the entrance fees for daytime and night time visit as fees may vary.
Where To Stay
Visitors can find ample choice of accommodations outside Cimahi district. From guesthouses to classy hotels, the Royal Tulip Bandung Hotel is one you should look out for. Some of these hotels are happy to assist tourists in booking rental cars or vans to Cimahi Waterfall.
What To Eat
One can find a variety of local stalls nearby the waterfall entrance. Some of the stalls have delicious Indonesian delights. Rice, noodles and various Indonesian condiments are served in every direction. For visitors who are not accustomed to local dishes can always bring their own picnic basket.
This article first appeared in GOASIAPLUS Asean Guide in 2017. ASEAN Guide is a collaboration with AirAsia to promote places for travellers in Southeast Asia countries from how to go, where to stay, what to do and eat.