Where to go in Lembang? This is one of the most frequently asked questions because Lembang is only a small town in the North of Bandung. Geographically, it is a highland, with an elevation from 1,312 meters to 2,084 meters above sea level. The weather is very favorable here, with cold fresh wind breezes all day. Plus, the areas are so fertile due to the eruption of Mount Tangkuban Perahu. Hence, with an area of 9,556 ha, Lembang is packed with many tourist destinations. And here is the list of our top recommendation on where to go in Lembang.
Our list of recommendations on where to go in Lembang
Bosscha is the oldest observatory in Indonesia. Scientists began to use it in 1928 and fortunately survived the World War II. It has five large telescope, the main one is the Zeiss double refractor with 60 cm in diameter and 10.7 meters in focal length.
Every Saturday morning there are several guided tours for public to observe the observatory from the inside!
Tangkuban Perahu is the most popular volcano in Sunda, due to its Sangkuriang legend and the easy access to go there. It is still an active volcano, which has erupted 30 times in more than forty-thousand years. The last eruption was in 2019. Anyway, it is safe to go sightseeing here as long as we follow the rules.
Asstro Highland Ciater is nestled amid Subang tea plantation. Here you will enjoy tasty Sundanese food with a beautiful view of the tea plantation. You even can experience glamping with a bonfire :) Continue reading on Asstro Highland Ciater ...
Ciater Hot Springs
On the northern valley of mount Tangkuban Perahu lays Ciater Hot Spring. It used to be a basic hot pool with a small river, the natural hot spring from mount Tangkuban Perahu flows through them all. But nowadays, it has developed into a spa resort complete with a hot spring water park, bath rooms, cafes, hotel, and some other attractions such as flying fox, horse ride and white water rafting. All in all, it is one stop vacation destination for a whole family!
A vibrant-colored castle amidst Ciater – Subang tea plantation, D'Castello is a lovely park with plenty of beautiful photo spots. Read on to find out what else you can do in D'Castello ...
Bandung Treetop Adventure Park
Located in Cikole, Lembang, Bandung Treetop Adventure Park offers many flying fox challenges designed for adults as well as children. There are four circuits here, from the easiest one from two meters above the ground until the most challenging one: the 135 meters flying fox from a twenty meters above the ground platform.
Lembang Park and Zoo
Lembang Park and Zoo combines a beautifully landscaped park, artfully painted murals, and a zoo. Adults will love stroll around the parks while children will have fun playing in the playground and waterpark as well as watching and feeding animals. Find out more about Lembang Park and Zoo...
Cihideung Flower Market
Have you been thinking about sprucing up your gardens? Cihideung is the best place to find your next plants and flowers for your garden. Cihideung is a big village between Bandung and Lembang, the easiest to go there is via Setiabudhi street. The entrance to Cihideung is the street right across Ledeng bus station.
You will see many nurseries along the road, ranges from the green houses made of bamboo to the people grow potted plants on their front yards. It is refreshing to drive around here, where you can see bloomed flowers and green exotic leaves everywhere.
Does your family love horse riding? If so, you might like visiting De Ranch, a park for riding horses. It provides regular horses and ponies. In addition, it has some games such as archery, biking and trampoline.
Driving further up from De Ranch, you will reach Begonia Garden. The main attraction here is a garden full with blooming flowers. As the name implies, a significant portion of the garden is covered with begonia. The remaining is covered with equally beautiful flowers such as roses, hydrangea and many more. Despite of its relatively small size, this garden has many photo spots.
Years ago, people would think about Maribaya park when asked 'where to go in Lembang.' It's because Maribaya park is one of the oldest attractions in Lembang. The main attraction here is curug Omas (Omas waterfall in English), with a bridge on top of the waterfall. The park is connected to Taman Hutan Rakyat Djuanda (Djuanda forest park), a.k.a. Dago Pakar.
Maribaya Natural Hot Spring Resort
Maribaya Natural Hot Spring Resort offers several hot spring pools and bathrooms. Combined with a beautiful forest view with small waterfalls, you will enjoy your time here. This resort also provides playgrounds, a mini zoo, and fun games.
The top two features of The Lodge are its gorgeous pine forest view and its onion-shaped tents. In addition, it offers horse riding, hiking, and archery.
As the name implies, this park has a unique food court where each food stall is in a small boat tied up to the dock. However, you will be surprised to find out that this foodcourt is only a part of the park, while the big portion of this park is covered with water and the remaining parts are beautifully landscaped gardens.
Dusun Bambu is a family leisure park, which offers places to hang out at its restaurants and foodcourt, places to stay overnight either in cottages or premium tents, and lots of outdoor activities. Overall, it is a great place to have fun with your family.
At Grace Rose Farm we can buy cut flowers, various potted plants, such as orchids, anthurium, and cacti, as well as vegetables. Even if we don't buy anything, it's very refreshing to stay outdoor, roam a real flower farm and takes lots of pictures with those beautiful flowers, makes me wish I have green thumbs like them :)
One of the pioneer attractions near Bandung, Curug Cimahi has been popular for years. Recently, people also called it Rainbow Waterfall since it will be lit up at dusk. Although it is conveniently located on the side of the road, you still need to walk down more than 500 steps to reach the bottom of the waterfall, which might be a challenge when you return :)
Cihanjuang Butterfly Garden is the best place to see a lot, literally lots of butterflies flying freely! It is also a very good place to learn about the life cycle of a butterfly and the many different but equally beautiful butterflies.
Recently, a 3D art has become a trending attraction across countries, including Bandung. This new attraction is located on Jalan Setiabudhi, the provincial street that connects Bandung and Lembang. Since the main purpose here is to appreciate art and take action as part of the picture, don’t forget to bring your best camera!
FarmHouse Lembang, which is also known as FarmHouse Bandung, is a very popular place in recent years. It is set up to look like a European village complete with a European costume rental shop. You could proclaim your love by locking a padlock on the fence. You also can feed, pet and take pictures with animals.
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As one of the top tourist destinations in Sunda, Lembang offers various accommodations: hotels, villas, guest houses, camping grounds, and glamping (glamorous camping). Glamping is the latest trend in Lembang, where you can experience staying in a tent without leaving the comfort of a hotel. Find out where are the glampings in Lembang ...
While Lembang has its own appeal in the north of Bandung, the other towns surrounding Bandung also has its own beauty, such as Ciwidey in the south and Garut in the east.