Photo: The gorgeous fields of Kampung Naga.

Things to see and do

Gunung Papandayan
30 kilometres southwest of Cipanas (Garut)

Gunung Papandayan is one of Java’s most active volcanos and also justifiably the area’s top attraction—a wander around the otherworldly landscape with hissing hot water streams, boiling lakes, bubbling mud and jets of sulphur spewing out of the earth with the whooshing roar of a jet engine is simply out of this world. ... Read more about Gunung Papandayan .

Kawah Kamojang
23 kilometres northwest of Cipanas (Garut)

Kawah Kamojang (Kamojang Crater), is the sight of a geothermal power plant on the slopes of Gunung Guntur in West Java. The cool mountain air and pleasant, relaxed atmosphere of the surrounding dense forest peppered with multiple bubbling lakes and high pressure steam vents make this region a popular local picnic site. ... Read more about Kawah Kamojang .

Kampung Naga
30 kilometres southeast of Cipanas (Garut)

Scenic Kampung Naga is one of West Java’s few remaining traditional indigenous Sundanese villages, breathtaking in every sense of the word. ... Read more about Kampung Naga .

Candi Cangkuang
15 kilometres northeast of Cipanas (Garut)

Candi Cangkuang is a small eighth-ninth century Hindu temple that predates the larger and more well known temples of Central Java, Prambanan and Borobudur, and one of the very few ancient Hindu sites in West Java. ... Read more about Candi Cangkuang .





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