5 Hot Spring Destinations in Bogor – Hot showers are one of the most effective ways to relieve fatigue and stress. According to research, naturally hot water provides a relaxing sensation to your brain and skin. But the sensation of taking a hot bath at home is certainly different from the excitement of spending time soaking in a hot spring tourist destination.
As one of the most popular tourist destinations, within easy reach of the Jakarta, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi areas, the city and district of Bogor is the best choice for visiting hot springs and spending time with family or friends. Let’s check out 5 hot spring destinations in Bogor and its surroundings!
Best Hot Spring Destinations in Bogor
1. Pemandian Air Panas Gunung Pancar
This popular tourist destination in the Sentul area, Bogor district is not only known for its cool and beautiful pine forests but also for the existence of hot springs. You can feel the pleasure of bathing in hot water while seeing the natural beauty of the surrounding area. This hot spring is located precisely in Karang Tengah Village, Babakan Madang District. If you come to this place, Toppers can choose from several hot spring pool options available, such as public pools and private pools. If you choose a public pool, you can soak with other visitors in an open area. The public pool is divided into two parts, namely for women and men.
Meanwhile, another option is a private pool, which has a more private place because it is surrounded by rocks between one pool and another, and is generally used by visitors with families. Usually in addition to bathing, visitors also come to do health therapy.
2. Pemandian Air Panas Ciparay
Located in the Ciparay village area, Pamijahan sub-district, Salak Endah mountain area, this hot spring is called one of the natural baths in Bogor. From the main gate of Mount Bunder, you still have to travel approximately 5 kilometers.
However, fatigue will pay off with a natural panorama and refreshing aura. Well, for the location of this hot spring, it is located on the left of the Cikuluwung river. At a cost of Rp. 4,000, it doesn’t feel like a burden because of the various positive effects produced after a hot bath.
3. Tirta Sanita
Tirta Sanita hot spring is located in Ciseeng, Parung, Bogor. This place is known as Tirta Sanita Hot Springs & Outbound, because there are also children’s playgrounds, outbound playgrounds, and lodging. The ticket to enter this area is IDR 8,000 for adults and IDR 6,000 for children.
Now, for bathing, there is another fee that ranges from Rp. 5,000 to Rp. 50,000, because it has options such as a wading pool and hot water room along with a predetermined soaking time. Tirta Sanita’s hot springs are sourced from limestone hills, located in this hot spring and outbound tourist area. With sulfur and lime content, of course it is believed to be efficacious and useful for curing diseases, so many visitors come to treat various complaints such as skin diseases, rheumatism, and others.
4. Kawah Ratu
With a height of about 1,338 meters above sea level, this tourist area is located in the area around Mount Salak, Bogor.
Mainly this area is not an ordinary tourist destination, because the location is quite difficult and the roads are winding. However, if you like challenges and extreme locations, it’s worth trying this hot spring. This area always has geological activity because it has a crater that is still boiling and emits sulfuric acid gas.
Well, to reach the location of the hot springs, the location still has to be reached in a few moments. Arriving at the Ratu Crater area, there is a river with clear water that divides the area.
This is where you can soak. Around this river will be filled with sulfur so you can use the sulfur, because it is believed to heal the skin that some visitors often bring home sulfur obtained from the crater area of the queen.
Another option if you go to the Mount Pancar area is a hidden resort in this area called Giritirta. It’s quite difficult to reach because the road is not good, but don’t worry because there is a special pick-up that has been provided for visitors to this hot spring and resort.
Giritirta provides hot springs but it is different from others because it is a separate place, not only public hot springs but also 2 different types of private rooms. This hot spring is visited more often and is a favorite of foreign tourists, generally tourists from Japan and Korea. For a private hot bath room for 4 people, it costs IDR 250,000 with a duration of 1 hour.