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Bogor Botanical Gardens

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Jl. Ir H Juanda no. 13, Bogor 16122, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hands Up for Bogor The boy in the beret was rifle ready as I approached. Standard procedures. Hand over my daypack for checking. Right now, I am finding it quite bizarre, given the venue I am about to visit. Yes, there are secret little corners...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bogor Botanical Gardens / Kebun Raya Bogor is one of the oldest botanical gardens in Asia. It is a lush and large tropical garden that is adjacent to the Presidential Palace, a mansion functioning as a country retreat for the Indonesian president. It’s only 25,000...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maintained, clean & green garden. Fresh air and the smell of the woods are therapeutic. Good to jog or brisk walk. It would be nice if there's a little cafe so that visitors can relax and enjoy the serenity or read books while having...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RinZu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its very great and beautiful the old rain forest in the middle of the city of Bogor. And a lot of nice hotel in near of garden, you just need 5-15 minutes by walk from the hotel to the garden.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rasdiwangsa
Reviewed January 2, 2019

To be honest, it's quite relaxing here. The air is refreshing. If it possible, make sure you entered from gate 2 (west side, near the post office) because (the information I got) almost all facilities is gathered there, like bicycle rent, transport to go around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

This is a nice botanical garden with a lot of trees . Most of them very old . From ducht time till now it is also a part of history of the country.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jean-pierre M
Reviewed January 1, 2019

This place is so nice. Located in the center of the town it is a great place the learn varieties of vegetation

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gungdek D
Reviewed December 27, 2018

It is not really a big park, you can circumnavigate it within an hour's walk. It is also Indonesia's first and foremost botanic garden. It has 87 hectares of beautifully kept trees, plants flowers, lawns and ponds with. It is also a world famous institution...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

It was fun and refreshing. Clear air, green and so exciting place while we are enjoying the old trees, river etc. At least once a month we spent time to do some activities there. Kids were fun. And one restaurant should be enough to satisfy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yadiedayana
Reviewed November 11, 2018

It is a very unique botanical garden. So many species all together in one big park. There is also a big area for deers .

Date of experience: December 2017
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Alfi F
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Kalla S | Reviewed this property |
ofcourse you can jog at there. or maybe if you wont to jog, you can use the car. and for fee you can googling for sure how much is it. but it will not make your wallet broke haha
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Jaspermanila
January 5, 2018|
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Response from john_aman74 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a shuttle car that you can rent to take around the garden. Please check with the security for the location
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Maryam S
October 26, 2016|
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Response from Timmi002 | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to be in Bali for a while I think you can easily skip Bogor's botanical gardens. If you live in Jakarta, it's a nice escape but Bali has tons of natural beauty and places to walk so I don't know that it's... More
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GoodWords
British Columbia
Jakarta to Bogor Botanical Gardens (9 Replies)
I will have a full free day in Jakarta during the week of Feb 9th and would like to visit Bogor Botanical Gardens. I would be happy with a group tour, or an English speaking guide but neither is really necessary. Any suggestions regarding tours and/or transportation from a downtown hotel?
February 04, 2015|
Response fromSchonefeld|
GoodWords, hello and welcome to TA forums! Unfortunately all organized tour groups and bus offers that you may jin are CANCELLED at the moment due to low demand. The thing you can do: hire a car+ driver for one day and visit the Gardens on your own. You do not need any guide etc, as the history of the Bogor Botanical is well described in many on-line resources and walk through the garden itself is easy. Hot and humid too, of course.... For rents a car + driver you can check Blue Bird...More
vvytukas
Vilnius, Lithuania
2 weeks trip to Indonesia and Malaysia (45 Replies)
Hey guys! I'm planning an individual trip to Indonesia and Malaysia soon and below you'll see a plan for my trip. Those who have time and know Indonesia and Malaysia pretty well, could you please look at my itinerary and see if it is reasonable and if it's really possible to do everything I planned in two weeks? Thank for your advice and comments :) (PS: I like active holidays, including visiting various places, not staying in one place for 10 days, and I'm a nature-lover) Day 1 (26...More
January 20, 2017|
Response fromSchonefeld|
Hey vvytukas, To be absolutely brief: your plan is way too hectic and dependable on absolutely perfect timings with some naive mistakes ( like beach expectations in Jakarta) which makes it unrealistic. One local flight delay or cancellation ( or you missing flight due to the traffic, for example) turns your planning into the avalanche of unfortunate events...
meloscar
singapore
Trip to Bundung & Puncak (30 Mar to 3 Apr) (8 Replies)
Hi all I will be making a trip to Bundung & Puncak from 30 March to 3 April (Mon to Fri). Below is a draft itinerary which I would like to seek your views if it is ok. 1) Day 1 (30 Mar) - Arrive at Bundung (BDG), 1545hr - Check in Amaroossa Hotel - Shop at FO 1) Day 2 (31 Mar) - Travel from Bundung (Amaroossa Bundung Hotel) to Puncak (Set off at 8am) - Bogor Botanical Gardens - Tea Plantation - Strawberry Farms - Brasco Factory Outlet - Back to Hotel (Novus Giri Resort &...More
January 16, 2015|
Response fromcakur|
I have got 2 quotations for the car + driver+ fuel from 31 to 2 apr (3 days). The negotiated price is IDR 2,900,000 for 12 hrs per day. Is the price ok? and another one ? you must compare also what car you use here.