Gunung Patuha -White Crater


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Ecotourism consists of 2 ha of plantation forests (Agathis, Rasamala and Pinus), the visual potential to the location quite attractive landscape with natural scenery such as mountains and plantations, while the landscape / visual potential landscape in the area that has distinctive characteristics are stands of forest plants and the panorama of the city of Bogor. Ecotourism is used for camping tourism. To kegioatan camping tents are available two complexes. Curug Cilember has seven waterfalls, with the highest cascade 30 meters. However Curug (waterfall), the most visited is the fourth Curug. This fourth Curug efficacious as a drug believed to be young, can speed up a mate and can cure disease. Just above the location Curug 7 tedapat a shrine that every day is often dikuknjungi by society, for pilgrimage, and seek blessings. According to the history of this tomb is called the tomb of Grandparent Jaya Sakti who still has a line of royal descent from King Siliwangi Pajajaran. Based on the description of Mr. Mahdi, who is believed as a key grandparent Jaya Sakti also still have blood relations with Tubagus Kiaralawang Arifin, who was in Bogor (Bogor Botanical Garden). Usually pilgrims reached its peak at the beginning of each month of Rabi. It is said Curug Cilember is also the place of the princess from heaven a shower. Even among Enus bebnerapa population (70 years) the first person who lived around Curug Cilember,’ve seen around seven beautiful lady who was in the shower and bercengkraman in Curug fourth. Facilities already available in the form of ecotourism is the gatehouse, lodge work, ticket office, walkways, parking, public toilets, shelters (substations of view), seats, space information and the trash. Ecotourism can be reached from Bogor, 10 km. Generally good condition of roads (paved), four-wheeled vehicles can pass. Existing public transportation is the motorbike taxi from the road transport department Bogor – Puncak. Source: http://www.tourismwestjava.com Ranch Upas Leave a Comment Filed under: Tourism Jawabarat – widawati18 @ 10:29 pm Upas WW Ranch area of 215 ha located in the RPH Patrol, Tambakruyung BPKH East, South Bandung KPH government administratively located in the village of Natural Endah Ciwidey District, Bandung regency. Ecotourism is situated at an altitude of 1700 m above sea level with flat to undulating field configuration. The average air temperature of 18-230 C with rainfall 3740-4050 mm / yr. Potential Areas Natural forest in the surrounding area include ranch Upas tree lined Puspa, Jamuju, riots, Kitambang, Kihujan, Hamirung, Kurai and pairs. While the fauna that can be found in this region include doves, crows, eagles, and Javan, monkey and tiger. Landscape Tourism Potential of natural forests and forest plantations and captive deer with tourism activities that can be done such as camping, hiking and hot water baths. Earth Camp Ranch Upas with views typical of tame deer are only one’s natural wealth south KPH Bandung managed since 1991. Seven first deer taken from Ragunan for breeding at the ranch Upas over an area of four hectares -5. But after the population grew, the animals grow into a campground allure. Facilities Facilities are available at this campground include desert towers, camping areas, supermarket, toilets and trade stalls. Accessibility can be achieved with four-wheeled vehicles and wheels-six. Pangalengan mileage of 15 km and 56 km from Bandung to the condition of paved roads. source: http://www.tourismwestjava.com White Crater Leave a Comment Filed under: Tourism Jawabarat – widawati18 @ 10:12 pm Area 25 ha, RPH Patuha, BPKH Ciwidey, KPH South Bandung, Village Nature Endah, condemns, or the Sand Guava, Bandung regency. This place is situated at an altitude of 2434 m above sea level, the field configuration is generally flat to hilly. Air temperature of about 8-22 0 C. existing water sources depending on the rainy season. Humidity 90%, while the annual rainfall was recorded between 3743-4043 mm / year. Wana area potentials of this tour is daily tours that have the natural landscapes like forests and volcanic craters. Daily tours that can be done is the cross-country and climbing gununng. Plants found on ecotourism is: alang – alang, saliara, kingkilaban, kirinyuh, flower, eucalyptus, pine and Rasamala. Animals contained in this ecotourism is: sanca, owls, Javan, tigers, wolves. Mountain tourism potential of the community Patuha Ciwidey regarded as the oldest mountains. But supposedly comes from the city Patuha Old Man (elders), so that local people often call you by Mount Sepuh. Lebioh than a century ago, the summit of Mount Patuha anchor regarded by local people so that no one dared to step on. Therefore, the existence and beauty at that time did not get to know people. On the basis of some description, Mount Patuha had erupted in the X century, causing the crater (Crater), which drain the western side of the peak. Then in the XII century erupted crater on the left too, which then formed a beautiful lake. Year 1837, a German named Dr. Holland Peranakan. Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864) made a trip to South Bandung area. When it arrived in the area, Junghuhn feel the atmosphere of a very lonely and deserted, not a beast that crosses the area. He then asked this matter to the local community, and by the public; Patuha Mountain region is haunted because it is a place bersemayamnya spirits of the ancestors and is a center of the kingdom of the jinn. Therefore if there is presumptuous daring bird flying over the area, will fall and die. Nevertheless, the Dutch are not so sure this one will be greeting the public. He then continued his journey through the jungle on the mountain to prove the occurrence of what actually happened in the area. But before I reached the top of the mountain, Junghuhn stunned to see such a beautiful natural charm in front of him, where lay a large enough lake with greenish white water. From the lake of lava burst out and the smell of sulfur that pierced nose. And terjawablah was why the birds would not fly across the area. From this beginning the establishment of the White crater with sulfur factory in the Dutch title: Zwavel Ontgining White Crater. In the Japanese era, continued with the business of this factory uses the title The White Crater kenzanka Ciwidey Yokoya, and directly under military supervision. The story and the mystery of the White crater continues to grow from one generation to the community the next generation of society. Until now they still believe that the crater of White is a gathering place of the ancestral spirits. Even according to the present kuncen Abah Karna ± 105 years old and resides in Kampung Pasir Hoe, Village Sugih Mukti; in white crater there are the graves of the ancestors, among them: Keep Satru Grandpa, Grandpa Rangsa Sadana, Grandpa Camat, Ngabai Grandpa, Grandpa Barabak, Grandpa and Grandpa Djambrong basin. One of the top of Mount Patuha, Peak Kapok, believed to be the meeting place of the ancestors, led by the Old Man Guard Satru. In this place people occasionally see (magically) a set of white sheep (sheep lukutan) are believed to be incarnations of the ancestors. Natural scenery around the White Crater quite beautiful; with greenish white water, contrasted with the white limestone which surrounds the lake. In the north of the lake stood upright gray limestone cliff is overgrown with moss and other plants. Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn now long gone, but the inventor known as White Crater is still stunning to this gracefully. Perum Perhutani develop WW White crater since 1991. Facilities located on WW White Crater including mosque, public toilets, building an information center, a mini zoo area, children’s playground, kiosk trade. Condition of road accessibility is generally good and paved so that it can be achieved with two-or four-wheeled vehicles. Bandung mileage of 47 km