Purwakarta Travel Guide

  • Ceramic Open display at Rest Area of CIPULARANG hi
    Ceramic Open display at Rest Area of...
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  • one side of Jatiluhur Dam
    one side of Jatiluhur Dam
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  • Jatiluhur Dam
    Jatiluhur Dam
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Purwakarta Things to Do


    Purwakarta is one of the districts in West Java which has nice nature tourist resorts. The famous one is Jatiluhur resort, a beautiful lake with water power plant which produces electricity and irrigation water. The government has developed the tourist resorts such as golf yard, grass track, tourist village and the most attractive is fish...

  • Ranca Upas and Kawah Putih [White...

    Ranca Upas, a forest which very well known among universities in Bandung for initiation. Also has a deer nursery and camping sites.

  • The famous Sadang bridge

    Means goodbye Purwakarta, I am heading to Jakarta now! Below the bridge you can find the old railway.

  • Padi, not paddy :)

    Unfortunately, I can not find the harvest. It's already over 3 weeks ago, a farmer tell. So, I 'just' looking these beautiful green padi. But I was really satisfied. And I stated ... will not write down the word "paddy" or 'rice' anymore but PADI. Yes, as simple as these green grains before the harvest come.

  • 'Post syndrome Cambodia' Phnom Dangkrek

    To be honest, my memories about Cambodia still here in my mind. VTer NickIng [Nicholas Ingram, UK] addressed me as "Miss Wat" which got post syndrome Cambodia blues for a long time. Well, maybe [yes be!!!] ... since I notice I just scream "Phnom Dangkrek [name of mountain range nearby the border of Cambodia - Thailand] look-alike!!!" when I saw...

  • Wanayasa

    Wana means hutan [Indonesian for forest]. It's a pinewood forest with small lake inside. Nice, quiet and tranquil :)


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  • Picked strawberry :)

    Beside breakfast @ Hotel Sukajadi, Bandung and lunch @ Sadang, Purwakarta, I bring Q Cocktail [vodka orange made-in Australia with Hebrew written] from Annas --thanks for this, Buddy-- and fresh strawberries. I picked them by myself on the way Ranca Upas to Purwakarta via Kopo [Bandung]. Picking strawberry is one of agro-tourist acttraction @ Ranca...

  • Soto santan [heavy soup]

    Soto santan [heavy soup] which using coconut milk and mutton. The taste also delicious and spicy. Served with steam rice, peanut and shrimp crackers and pickles [cucumber, onion and baby chilli]

  • Soto bening [light soup]

    The most delicious local food here in Purwakarta: RM [Rumah Makan = resto] Sadang. Light chicken soup. The chicken is so delicious and so juicy :) Served with steamed rice and shrimp crackers plus chilli hot sauce.


Purwakarta Transportation

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    by ukirsari Updated Sep 14, 2003

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    PWK is shorted from Purwakarta. The train destination Jakarta - Bandung [vice-versa] always stop by at PWK. So take the same route but stop in PWK. It's about 1 hour before you reach Bandung from the train of direction Jakarta - Bandung. Available both Argo Gede and Parahyangan [names of the trains].
    The schedules:
    Argo Gede (Rp 70,000 first class); 05.30, 09.00, 13.00, 17.00, 20.35
    Parahyangan (Rp 65.000 first class): 05.00, 08.30, 09.30, 13.00, 19.00

    Train @ Hall station by ukirsari
    Related to:
    • Eco-Tourism
    • Backpacking

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