Location: Kadeula Village, Pasawahan District, Kuningan Regency, West Java
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HTM: Rp. 15,000 Weekdays, Rp. 17,500 Public Holidays
Open and close: 08.00 – 17.00 WIB
There are many choices of beautiful tourist objects in Indonesia, one of which is in West Java Province. In West Java, there is a tourist spot called Telaga Nilem.
This lake is included in the tourist complex area of Telaga Remis, Kuningan Regency, its existence is not far from Cirebon and Majalengka Regencies.
Telaga Nilem is also not far from the entrance to the retribution for this tourist area, or it can be said that its location is before Telaga Remis.
Telaga Nilem tourist attractions are always crowded with visitors every day. The visitors are usually crowded in the afternoon before the afternoon.
Route to Location
Telaga Nilem is located on the border of three areas, namely Kuningan, Cirebon and Majelengka. This makes the existence of this tourist spot easy to reach from any direction.
The address of Telaga Nilem is precisely in Kadeula Village, Pasawahan District, Kuningan Regency, West Java. This lake is approximately 24 kilometers from the city of Cirebon. Meanwhile, from Kuningan itself, it is about 35 kilometers to the north.
To make it easier to find this tourist spot, you can use the map provided above or by asking the local community.
At this tourist location, there are facilities that you can use while you are there. When you feel hungry or thirsty, you can come to the only shop that is there.
Unfortunately, if you want to pee or go to the bathroom, you can only take the bathroom in a shop or a resident’s house near the parking lot of this tourist area. Because at tourist sites there is no own bathroom.
But you don’t need to hesitate to go there because there you can spend your vacation time relaxing while enjoying the coolness of nature in the gazebo that has been provided.
This gazebo has two pieces and is located on the edge of the lake. The gazebo is located next to the only shop there. The gazebo itself is well maintained.
Unlike some other lakes where the manager or traditional leaders are not allowed to carry out swimming activities, in Nilem Lake you are still allowed to swim.
In this tourist location, there are two pools that you can use. The two pools are shallow ponds and deep ponds.
For shallow ponds, which is approximately between 0 and 1.2 meters. Meanwhile, deep pools are between 0 and 4 meters. If you want to swim there, don’t forget to prepare a change of clothes.
Other facilities there include a prayer room for you to worship while there, then there is also a parking space for those of you who bring private vehicles.
Price of admission
To enjoy the beauty and the various facilities available, you only need to pay Rp. 5,000. The cost is quite cheap for the various beauties that you can see.
Origin of the name
Many stories circulating there mention the reason why this lake, whose water is so clear, is named Nilem. The reason is because there are many fish named nilem fish living in this lake. Therefore, this tourist spot was also named Nilem Lake.
The beauty of Nilem Lake
The scenery in this tourist attraction is very beautiful and makes you want to be there for a long time. This tourist spot is one of the clear natural springs or pools. Around this lake there is a lush forest which makes it very beautiful.
When you are there you will feel the air is quite cold. This is due to its location which is still included in the mountainous area, which is precisely included in the Mount Ciremai National Park area.
The lake, which has been opened since 2010, is located at an altitude of around 315 masl with a temperature of about 20 degrees Celsius.
The water from this lake comes directly from mountain springs. Therefore, do not be surprised if the water looks so clear and fresh. Its clarity makes you look as if you are looking at a large aquarium.
Another uniqueness is that the bottom of this lake or lake consists of rocks and keriki where a lot of moss and algae are overgrown. You can see the bottom of this lake directly because the water is very clear like a stretch of glass.
As previously mentioned, the charm of the beauty of this lake cannot be denied. The clear water in this tourist spot allows you to capture photos both from the surface of the water and from the water.
The depth of this lake varies considerably, starting from ankle height to approximately 2.5 to 3 meters for the deepest. Besides that, you can also take photos with a green background of beautiful trees around the lake.
With the various beauties described above, of course you don’t need to hesitate to come together with your close friends and relatives.
In addition, also prepare your best camera so that the moments you create don’t just pass by without any memories that you can see again.