Location: Jalan Raya Puncak, Megamendung, Desa Cilember, Kec. Cisarua, Bogor 16750
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HTM: IDR 25,000 per person
Open and close: 08.00-21.30 WIB
Telephone: (0251) 258-890
Indonesia is indeed endless when it comes to charm. The panorama in Indonesia is like a pearl. She is closed but if exposed it will be amazing like an angel.
The charm of West Java is no less than the charm of other regions. Each city in this province even has its own charm, including the Cisarua area, Bogor.
There is one waterfall which is quite frequently visited nowadays and has an altitude of approximately 800-900 masl, named Curug Cilember.
Located at Jalan Raya Puncak, this waterfall offers 7 waterfalls with different locations but still in one area.
Its location in a tropical rainforest is also an attraction for visitors. Of course the temperature ranges from 18-23 degrees Celsius.
Curug Cilember was developed by the government and managed by Perhutani in 1990. The inauguration was also made by the regent of Bogor Regency in 2000. The area is approximately 5.9 hectares and is dominated by mercusi pine plants.
The charm of the waterfall
Many of the visitors are interested in wanting to “conquer” the seven waterfalls that are here. But on average, you can only conquer Curug 5 which can be visited easily.
Here the smaller the number, the higher the location of the waterfall and the higher the complexity of the terrain.
You don’t need to worry about getting lost because there are lots of pictures, floor plans, road signs and information about the waterfall area. A large map is also displayed in this area so that we don’t get lost easily.
The origin of the trip begins with trekking for a while before really enjoying the charm of the waterfall in Cilember.
If you are tired in the middle of the road, you can relax for a while in the food stalls that have been provided, whether just eating instant noodles to rabbit satay.
Curug 7 is the most accessible waterfall if you visit here. Understandably, because the closest is of course the most crowded of visitors.
You can enjoy a quieter waterfall at Curug 5 because the terrain to go to Curug 6 is still inadequate. You can choose to go straight to Curug 5 or if you are satisfied with Curug 7.
You can use the services of a guide if you are interested in conquering all the waterfall in Cilember, especially the second and third waterfall. To reach the fourth one you will encounter difficult and steep terrain.
Not far from the location of the fourth waterfall, you will find the third waterfall. Natural scenery and atmosphere will greet every visitor.
Still want to continue? You can step into the second waterfall. The journey is quite far from the location of the third waterfall. You have to be really careful because a lot of leeches perch on the leaves.
Satisfied enjoying it, please continue to Curug One which is the highest waterfall in Curug Cilember. Estimated time to conquer to the top waterfall takes about 2 to 3 hours.
If you are interested in conquering it, prepare your prime stamina and sufficient provision during a complicated journey.
Non-slippery footwear is highly recommended because the terrain is rocky and getting to the top is increasingly difficult. Don’t forget to bring a raincoat and a change of clothes because it often rains in this area.
In addition, you can enjoy various gardens and also the butterflies that have been conserved here.
This butterfly conservation building in Curug Cilember is shaped like a giant net dome. You can enter it by paying a ticket for IDR 5,000 per person.
There are about 12 types of butterflies that are bred here and besides that there is also a laboratory as a place for butterfly breeding.
You can see the metamorphosis process itself, starting from the egg, turning into a caterpillar then a cocoon and then a butterfly. Bringing children here seems like the right idea because it is suitable to increase their knowledge.
If you need an explanation, there are friendly staff who are ready to explain the types of butterflies and caterpillars and answer any questions asked.
But unfortunately, there are certain seasons where there are not too many butterflies.
Don’t forget to continue your trip to the Bridge of Love. The suspension bridge that is here is quite pleasant to cross.
You can also enjoy outbound activities in the Cilember waterfall area. This tourist spot provides flying fox if you want to test adrenaline.
Curug 7 Cilember not only offers natural charm but also its mystical story. There are many myths circulating about this waterfall.
It is said that this area used to be a place for the beautiful and kind-hearted princess of the Pasundan kingdom. He often washed using the water in the waterfall and has a youthful expression.
Until the end of his life, he remained around Wana Wisata Curug Cilember to protect the area. However, its exact existence is still a mystery.
The local people believe that Curug Cilember is the bathing location for the princesses of the Siliwangi Kingdom. The origin of the story makes many people believe that bathing in this waterfall will stay young.
Not only that, there are those who believe that they are able to treat all diseases until they can find a mate after bathing in this waterfall.
There is even a myth circulating that bathing in the right position at Curug Tujuh can increase strength while the left position is for youth and blessings.
If you want to enjoy Cilember Waterfall from the morning, you can stay and rent a lodge with various prices and facilities.
If you want to bring a large family, you can rent a 3 bedroom cottage. This inn is equipped with a kitchen, water heater and the furnace.
You can rent a hut with a price range of Rp. 600,000 – Rp. 900,000, which is equipped with bedrooms and other facilities.
However, if you want to stay outside, you can also have more flexibility. There are many villas or inns of various types of classes around the Cilember Curug location.
Starting from Villa Cilember, PP University Accomodation, The Poencer Hotel & Resort, Villa Vamdi, Aquarius Orange, Rizen Premiere, Gumilang Hotel to Aries Biru Hotel & Villa.
You can first check in in the afternoon and then fill the time before tomorrow morning to Curug Cilember.
You can also enjoy the sensation of staying in a tent around Curug Cilember. So that the sound of the waterfall can be felt throughout the day.
Cilember waterfall manager provides camping ground for those who are interested in enjoying the waterfall longer. You will also have a little history by camping at Curug Cilember.
Camping Ground This is not only in the seventh waterfall but also in the fifth waterfall. However, if you don’t want to get too high, you can be more comfortable camping around the 7th waterfall.
You can bring your own tent by renting a place which costs IDR 30,000 per night. If you don’t have one, the Cilember waterfall manager will also prepare camps of various sizes.
You can rent a small tent with a capacity of two people for IDR 125,000 / night. Meanwhile, for 6 people, the price is IDR 250,000 / night. While the capacity of ten people is rented for IDR 350,000 / night.
You can also see the availability of clean toilets around the camping ground. If you are hungry, many food vendors are open late at night.
If you stay overnight, your vehicle can be stored in the parking lot at a cost of IDR 10,000 for motorbikes and IDR 20,000 cars per night.
Route to Location
You can go to Curug Cilember by private vehicle by directing the vehicle to Puncak. Please keep going until you find the Sun Garden.
Not far from there are directions to the location. Please turn left. If you find Taman Safari it means that you missed the road to Curug Cilember.
After a few kilometers you will arrive at Cilember Waterfall. Indeed, the road to this area is winding and rather narrow but it is well paved.
However, your driving skills must also be good because when you bump into another car, you must be extra careful.
Price of admission
Curug Cilember is under the management of Perhutani so that it has an official entrance ticket price (htm) of Rp. 6000 / person. If you bring a private vehicle there is a fee charged.
Motorbikes are charged a parking fee of Rp. 4,000, while cars are charged Rp. 8,000. However, this rate can change at any time without prior notification.
In addition, Curug Cilember also charges rental fees camping ground-That’s it, if you want to stay for IDR 30,000 per night, the vehicle stay rate is different from the daily fee.
Then you can add IDR 5,000 / person to enter the butterfly conservation area in Curug Cilember.
This butterfly conservation is very useful for those of you who have children to get to know more closely the life cycle of these beautiful animals.
Made TV Movies
One of the private television stations, MNC TV, is also interested in making a television film (FTV) with the background of Curug Cilember.
The players from FTV are Metta Permadi and Sheza Idris, MNC TV making the title Legenda Curug 7 Cilember. The location is still around the seventh waterfall.
Synopsis of the story of the Legend of Curug 7 Cilember is the story of a widower named Raden Pranajati who owns hectares of plantations.
He wanted a son to continue his business. But sadly only has three daughters. Malang, his wife died giving birth to a third child.
Raden Pranajati also buried her desire to have a son and tried to teach her children how to manage a plantation.
However, his two eldest children are lulled by luxury and squander over his father’s property. In contrast to the third child who actually wants to take care of the plantation.
Long story short, there was a struggle for the wealth of the father, resulting in the two eldest children being instigated by a man named Badil to sacrifice his father to launch slander.
Until the third child loses grip and is used by Badil. Badil takes the opportunity to seduce the 3rd child and gets his father’s will. The letter was handed over to the eldest child and burned.
The third child was expelled and helped by a man who had been helping his father but was slandered by his two eldest brothers. They got married.
On the other hand, many residents talked about the suffering of the third child and talked about the crimes of the two oldest children.
Upset, one of the eldest children wanted to get rid of the third child by dragging him who was pregnant and clogging the spring of the waterfall.
However, the spring plug was crushed by lightning. The flood did not wash away the last child, but instead the two eldest children and Badil.
The floodwaters that descended onto the slopes forked into seven waterfalls. The residents there also named it Curug Tujuh.
You certainly want to enjoy the Cilember Curug area with all its offers that are comfortable and safe, right? It is better to rest as best as possible before traveling.
In addition, the Cilember Curug area in Puncak certainly has a vehicle opening and closing schedule during weekend or long holiday. You have toupdate information so as not to be “stuck” on the road.
Prepare your vehicle by checking tires, oil, engine and fuel. Make sure the fuel tank is full and ammunition ready.
Drinking water, filling snacks are highly recommended to bring. Make sure the weather is friendly when you decide to visit Curug Cilember.
You must wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Adjust to the weather conditions and terrain conditions of the waterfall.
You can also decide that you will get to Curug Lima or want to test your skills until Curug one.
Try not to go out alone so you can look after each other. Don’t forget to tell your family or closest friends about your trip.
Finally, don’t forget to enjoy the atmosphere at Cilember Waterfall to always keep the tourist attractions clean.