Mekarsari Park in Cileungsi Sub-District, Bogor City
For those who are looking for more interesting recreation areas, they should consider visiting Mekarsari Park of Bogor City. As the name suggests, this park is located in Mekarsari Village and belongs to Cileungsi Sub-District. In a nutshell, this park shows various types of tropical fruits gathered from all parts of Indonesia! Not to mention it becomes a site for fruit seeds breeding, research, and multiplication. Later, the seeds are given to either common citizens or local farmers. Well, these days, it also becomes a nice place to spend a weekend or holiday with families. Some people also come to the location to enjoy photography somehow.
As people may expect, they may find a lush and serene site with numerous plants growing on it. The overlay of fertile grasses also makes the site more beautiful, without a doubt. In terms of size, the park has the total area of 264 hectares. Also, numerous types of fun rides and facilities are available for tourists to use. What is more? The next impressive feature is that the park features reliable places for resting including the Tree House and D’cabin.
Exploring Mekarsari Park
Numerous types of fun facilities and attractions are available in Mekarsari Park. That means tourists can do more activities aside from relaxation! For instance, it is the family garden, where the guests can enjoy educative tourism like how to cultivate fruits on pots and visiting the house of insects! What is next? The park also features a recreational lake (having the width of 25 hectares). It is as simple to relax near to the lake and conduct photography there.
For parents coming with children, they should not miss the chance to explore the lake using available water rides like water bikes, aqua boats, giant bubbles, banana boats, etc. Despite the expense, it is quite worth the experience and fun. Even a dragon boat is available for tourists to ride there! Still, the most noticeable one is the fruity water bikes which represent the park the most. Is it not enough? Well, in this case, tourists should head to the Kids Fun Valley featuring various fun rides like mini go-karts, bumper car, etc.
The next allure of Mekarsari Park is the presence of the Pongo Show. This 4-dimensional show becomes the special attraction offered by the management and it is has been recognized by foreigners as well (especially those who live in Asia). Do you want more? Other recommended activities to do are: company gathering, barbeque, morning exercises, horse riding, family recreation, and fruit walk!
- Harvest Lake
- Setu Tenggilis
- Setu Cireunde
- Citra Indah Waterpark
How to Get There
For those coming from Jakarta City, they need to spend a trip for about 1 hour and 13 minutes to get to Mekarsari Park. The distance is 36 km, after all. The first thing to do is to get to Bogor City. Next, they need to take the next transportation service and head to Cileungsi Sub-District. The last thing to do is to get to Mekarsari Village where the park resides. Have no worries. The whole trip becomes faster if they take Jagorawi Freeway.
Where to Stay
- Genggong Dua Hotel
- DCabin Hotel
- Mekarsari Indah Hotel
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