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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

 

Perched on the cool hillside near Mount Tangkuban Perahu, located just north of Bandung, the capital city of West Java, the highlands of Lembang with its most refreshing air and picturesque scenery is definitely the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of modern city life. Today, Lembang with its many attractions has also emerged as a favorite destination for families to spend their holidays.

The latest addition to the many splendors of Lembang is the Cikole Orchid Forest which was recently opened on August 24th, 2018. Located some 5Km from Alun-alun Lembang (Lembang’s Square) or about 45 minutes from Bandung and 3-4 hours from Jakarta, the Cikole Orchid Forest offers cool and unpolluted mountain air, rows of pine trees, amazing instagrammable photo spots, and obviously a wide collection of orchids. Here you can find over 20,000 orchids among which are some of the rarest variants such as West Java’s own Phavio, as well as from Argentina, Peru, the Philippines, and more. Aside from beautiful orchids, the place offers exciting activities to enjoy including sliding down the flying fox or cross the wooden bridge that hangs 23 meters above the valley.

10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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So, if you still doubt whether the Cikole Orchid Forest is worth your visit, here are ten reasons why you definitely must go and experience it yourself, recommended by none other than Indonesia’s Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya:

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The attractions are just ideal for today’s millennial generation who love taking selfies and interact with their many fans, friends, and followers through social media accounts. “This is the perfect place; Beauty is all around you in 360 degrees, that will be fabulous for photos and videos to be uploaded on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube” said Arief Yahya.

 

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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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The Park inspires multiple creative ideas on landscapes and decorations that express the spirit of youth. Among these are the bamboo decorations which are truly inspiring. “These are the creations of youth who know the taste of the Now generation” said Arief Yahya.

 

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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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As the name indicates, visitors will be pampered with over 20,000 varieties of orchids which hang fascinatingly on the pine trees. Then there is the House of Orchids which preserves some of the most special and rarest orchids in the world. “Orchids flaunt their own distinct beauty with their fascinating colors that will always come out extraordinary well on photos and videos”

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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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If you are looking for adrenalin pumping thrilling actions, there is a Flying Fox slide that challenges you with its length and height, but is still equipped with high standards of safety and security. There is also the wooden bridge that stretches about 150 meters, hanging at a height of 23 meters above ground. “I’ve crossed the wooden bridge myself, and it was exceptionally exciting,” said the Minister.

 

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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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Then there is the Garden of Lights which and illuminates the romantic night sky. Lights of an array of beautiful colors are controlled by sensors thus creating a marvelous light show. “Do come in the afternoon and enjoy the magnificent garden of lights” said Minister Arief Yahya.

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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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For kids, there are the rabbit playgrounds, the rabbit house, and the rabbit feeding ground. To Interact with these fluffy cuties will definitely be exciting.

 

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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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The park is well maintained, clean, and well managed; facilities are well kept in good condition. “The Mushalla (prayer room) is good and clean; the standard of cleanliness here is really good” commented the Minister.

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At 1,700 meters above sea level, you will definitely be pampered with Lembang’s legendary cool and indulging climate. The occasional mist that arises from the valley adds to its enchanting ambiance and will make really splendid pictures.

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10 Reasons Why You should Experience the CIKOLE ORCHID FOREST at LEMBANG

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Here you can also embark on a trekking and hiking adventure. By trekking or hiking across the pine forests, you will feel immersed in the beauty of nature that offers amazing sights and fresh, totally unpolluted air.

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Do enjoy the pampering ambiance accompanied by a hot cup of coffee, tea, or chocolate in a café or enjoy various scrumptious meals of West Java’s cuisine in the cozy canteen. There is also a souvenir shop where you can buy mementos, memories of your unforgettable experience.

 

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