Location: Wangunjaya, Campaka District, Cianjur Regency, West Java 43263
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HTM: Rp. 5,000 / person
Open and close: 07.00-17.00
As a lover of natural tourism in West Java, you must be looking for an attractive location with coolness and natural beauty of the archipelago.
It can be said that locations such as Bandung, Bogor, Sukabumi, and Subang are common places and are very often visited by tourists.
For those of you who come from Jakarta, Bekasi, or other big cities and don’t really know about West Java tourism, it is a very right decision if you come to Curug Cikondang in Cianjur Regency.
It can be said, this waterfall with a source of water from the mountain of this field has unmatched natural beauty.
Cikondang waterfall tour
According to the map or map, Curug Cikondang is a tourist destination with an address in the village of Wangunjaya Cianjur. The area in the village of Wangunjaya is indeed very beautiful. Naturally, the charm of the beauty of the location is extraordinary.
Even though the height is only 50 meters, the water discharge from this waterfall is indeed quite large. This is based on the fact that the width of this waterfall is much larger when compared to most other waterfall.
Because the water discharge is very large, there are many people hunting for interesting pictures and photos at the Cikondang waterfall. Naturally, the water discharge makes this waterfall in Condang have very many interesting photo spots.
It is a mistake if you miss the photo spot. Even though the location of the waterfall itself is quite remote, this does not deter the interest of tourists who want to make videos.
There are many tourists who capture the location of the waterfall in the form of a video because indeed, the perpetuation of the beauty of this place will feel more complete if in the form of a video.
Where there are tourist attractions, there must be stories of myths or history. This also applies to this cikondang waterfall.
Actually, the story of this cikondang waterfall is more of a tragedy. The tragedy itself is still a mystery to this day.
The tragedy is about tourists missing when visiting this place. not only one, the missing tourist turned out to be a group who was on vacation to this place until the evening.
Although it is a natural thing that a tourist spot closes at 5 in the afternoon, this tragedy is the main reason why this waterfall should not be visited at night.
If you want to stay overnight, you don’t need to spend the night on the edge of the waterfall. There are many inns around the entrance to this tourist spot. In addition, staying overnight at a resident’s house can be the right choice for tourists.
As mentioned earlier, this cikondang waterfall is indeed very appropriate if it is used as a place to hunt photos. However, it is a mistake if a tourist wants to swim in this place.
That’s because, under this waterfall there is a large rock with water flow on it. It is very difficult to find a pool where to swim under this waterfall there are many rocks.
Price of admission
As mentioned above, a tourist will not be burdened when he has to pay an entrance ticket to this waterfall. that’s because, the entrance ticket price itself is only 5 thousand rupiah.
Even so, the entrance ticket price still does not include the parking fee that needs to be paid. Actually, the manager doesn’t want to combine the entrance ticket price with the parking fee.
However, this place does not yet have its own parking location. Therefore, you, as a tourist, need to keep your private vehicle in the residents’ houses which are close to the location of the waterfall.
The prices themselves are, of course, different, but remember, make sure you have determined the parking fee first before storing the vehicle in a resident’s house.
It is feared that the parking fee charged is even too expensive if you don’t negotiate.
If you are smart and lucky, maybe you will find a resident’s house that makes their home page free to use as a parking lot for tourists’ vehicles.
Route to Curug Cikondang
To get to the location of the waterfall in Condang, the easiest route that can be taken is via Jl. Cianjur – Sukabumi. From there, take the left route towards Cibeber by entering Jl. Behavior.
A tourist who departs from downtown Cianjur, the route above is indeed the best route to choose from. That’s because, the road access is quite good. However, there are still other alternative ways to get to this location.
The alternative road is to go to the Warung Kondang – Lampengan route. For those of you who have previously visited the Gunung View site, in short, this route can be traversed by directing a vehicle to SD Negeri Pal Dua.
It should be noted, the Cikondang waterfall is in the middle of a tea plantation managed by PTPN VII Panyairan. Therefore, a tourist will be able to see the tea plantation while heading to the waterfall location.
In addition, a tourist cannot use a vehicle when he reaches the entrance to the waterfall. From there, the journey must be continued on foot as far as 1 km.
No need to worry, you won’t get bored when you are walking along the 1 km road.
In one route to the waterfall, the sensation of adventure will really be felt. That’s because the beauty of the rice fields will be mixed with a fairly steep descent.
Tour near Cikondang waterfall
Besides cikondang waterfall, there are other places that can be visited if you want to travel to this Wangun Jaya area.
One of the most famous places of course is the Gunung Padang site which is the source of the water from this waterfall. it could be said, this mountain site is a place that is much more famous than the waterfall itself.
This need not be doubted because every day, there are hundreds of tourists who come to this historical site. the number of tourists itself can increase up to thousands on holidays.
In addition to the Gunung Padang site, there is still another historical place around the Cikondang waterfall. The tourist spot is the Lampengan train station building which operated from 1879 to 1882.
Although it has only been used for about 3 years, the station itself has a fairly large tunnel.
The tunnel has a length of about 686 meters and can also be said to be one of the oldest tunnels built during the reign of the Dutch.
Perhaps, it would have been easier if the station was still active today. Please note, ancient tourists who want to visit the Cikondang waterfall and Gunung Padang sites can get off at this station.