The Most Favorite Waterfalls in Sunda

Going to waterfalls are a favorite pastime in the land of Sunda. People not only admire the view from afar but also swim or at least soak themselves in the pond under the it. 

Most of the waterfalls are deep in the woods. Hence, visitors must at least hike for several hundred meters to reach it, but the hiking never deters the visitors.

Do you know?

Waterfalls are called Curug in basa Sunda (the Sundanese language) and Air Terjun in Bahasa Indonesia.

Here is a shortlist of the favorite waterfalls in Sunda: 

  1. Cikaso waterfall at Ciletuh Geopark
  2. Cilember waterfall in Puncak Pass
  3. Curug Cimahi, The Rainbow Waterfall
  4. Green Canyon at Pangandaran
  5. Smaller waterfalls in the land of Sunda

There are still many beautiful waterfalls out there; thus, I will keep updating this page :)

Explore the many magnificent waterfalls in the land of Sunda: Curug Cikaso, Curug Cilember, Curug Cimahi (the Rainbow Waterfall), Curug Cibogo, etc. | #ExploreSunda

1. Cikaso waterfall at Ciletuh Geopark

Curug Cikaso, one of the many waterfalls in Ciletuh Geopark, Ujung Genteng - Sukabumi.

Cikaso waterfall or more popularly known as Curug Cikaso is part of Ciletuh Geopark in Ujung Genteng. The location of the waterfall is quite remote, you have to rent a boat to reach it, but the ride is fun :)

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2. Cilember waterfall in Puncak Pass

Curug Cilember, a favorite waterfall in Puncak Pass.

Curug Cilember is a favorite waterfall in Puncak Pass. It is a bit far from the main road, but it is an easy walk from the gate to the seventh waterfall. Yes, Curug Cilember is a set of seven waterfalls. You will at least be able to enjoy the seventh waterfall. If you are fit and up to the challenge, you might want to hike to reach the sixth, fifth, fourth, third, and even the second waterfall. Presently, there is not any path to the first waterfall.

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3. Curug Cimahi, The Rainbow Waterfall

Curug Cimahi, the Rainbow Waterfall in Cisarua Lembang - Bandung.

Unlike Curug Cikaso and Cilember, you can easily spot Curug Cimahi from the gate. The entrance to Curug Cimahi is on the main road between Cimahi and Lembang. But, you have to walk down hundreds of stairs to reach the bottom of the waterfall! 

Curug Cimahi is also known as the rainbow waterfall because every night colorful lights illuminate the waterfall. Do you prefer to visit this waterfall during daylight or at night? 

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4. Green Canyon at Pangandaran

Green Canyon in Pangandaran.

As it happens, there is not any waterfall in Green Canyon, but trickling waters from the canyon's stone wall are magical. Exploring Green Canyon is one of the things you must do in Sunda!

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5. Smaller waterfalls in the land of Sunda

Curug Cibogo, a waterfall at Cibodas Botanical Garden, Puncak.

You could find smaller waterfalls in many places of interest in Sunda. For example, there are two waterfalls in Cibodas Botanical Garden: Curug Cibogo and Curug Ciismun.

Curug Cibogo is a small waterfall in the corner of Sakura Garden.

Another example is Curug Jaksa at the far end of Taman Safari Indonesia Cisarua. 

Waterfalls is only one of the many interesting place you should explore during your visit to the land of Sunda. There are many beaches, cities, parks and gardens waiting for you to explore :)

Ujung Genteng Beach.
Jakarta.
Parks and Gardens in Sunda.
Lembang Bandung.