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Bogor Private Tour Guide
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Excellent Personalized Tour Service

I arranged this tour with discussion with Marsudi Suwarna Adi, the founder of the Bogor Private... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Langley, Canada
Short Trip to Bogor

Short review for a short trip 😎 Found Mr. Adi from TripAdvisor, got his contact in no time and... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Regina H
via mobile
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

The booking process was smooth and fats, the rates are competitive, the pick up was without delay. I went with Mr. Iqbal to see the tea plantation and botanical garden in one day from Jakarta. According to advice from Mr. Iqbal to avoid the traffic we've started around 6 am in the morning and reached Bogor pretty quickly. Getting to tea plantation was a bit of a challenge as traffic police block the road and enforce a schedule allowing traffic only in or only out during specific time. We were stuck for an hour on our way to the tea plantation, whilst traffic directed 'out'. The views though were well worth the waiting. Mr. Iqbal speaks well English and provided me with a lot of local insights about surrounding area, mountains, hikes and local people. Botanical garden was too hot - it's stunning, but i don't understand why they allow so much traffic inside the garden - many people drive through instead of walking. I have a kind of a mixed feelings about the garden, but will do some hikes and tea plantations again. Mr. Iqbal was very attentive and helpful. I would highly recommend Mr. Iqbal to the travelers with limited Bahasa Indonesia.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We went with Pak Adi from Jakarta to Bogor (Kebun Raya) and Taman Safari on a day trip. He was very responsive and helpful from the first contact. On the day he picked us up from our hotel on time with a modern clean car. He was very good driver given the challenging traffic around Jakarta/Bogor. During the trip he showed us around, explaining things and looking after us. We had a wonderful day and will happily use him again.

1  Thank 19Christian74
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We contacted Mr. Adi to bring us from Bogor to Bandung. In the morning we first visited the botanical garden, then we went out of Bogor and enjoyed the nice sceneries of the Puncak Pass. We stopped at a beautiful mosque on the highest top of the puncak pass. We lunched at a nice restaurant where Mr. Adi suggested us a local meal. In the afternoon there was a lot of traffic on the road to Bandung, but with WiFi in the car it was easy to keep us busy.

1  Thank Sophia B
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

Stayed in Bandung from 15th-19th of June.

First chanced upon this website online and was received with prompt replies and friendly advices on what services and cars were available or suitable (tour guide services etc).

They asked for places that we were interested in looking into or visiting. After sending a compiled list of places we want to go, Jon (our assigned driver) sorted out the list and planned out the itinerary for us. Making the whole research process so much more easier.

By spacing out the places and giving us flexible timing to work with as we happen to be a family that tends to sleep in. And we were constantly shifting the meeting time due to that, but he stayed patient and nice throughout. He even gave us good food recommendations and brought us to places that even the locals enjoyed going to. It was a fresh experience and we really did enjoy ourselves.

We were pleasantly surprised when he took the initiative and turned up the next day with 3-pin adaptors from home when we mentioned that our hotel only provided 2-pin adaptors.

Overall, it was a very enjoyable trip and an experience we wouldn't have gotten if it wasn't for our new friend, Jon :)

Jon, WhatsApp: +62 819-1002-2338

2  Thank KellyK2484
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Adi played the roll of driver, guide, and interpreter - we even threw him in to translate focus groups and interviews for our research project - and he was great! He's trustworthy, safe, friendly, and speaks excellent English. I will be sure to use him next time I am in Jakarta!

Thank Danielle S
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