Halimun is a Sundanese Language translated as “mist”. The higher part of Mount Halimun, which resides in the north area, is almost always clouded by mist with a soaring elevation of 1,929 meters. traveling to this highlands will give you a chance to inhale the refreshing cool air and soothes your eyes with sprawling fertile greenness.
The mountain lies within the borders of Mount Halimun Salak National Park, a 400 km square conservation area in the West Java province, stretching through three regions of Bogor-Lebak-Sukabumi. Established in 1992, it has been a secured habitat for the endangered West Java gibbons and the Javanese lutung.
For safety precautions, climbing the mountains are currently strictly prohibited. But don’t worry, because there are still plenty more outdoor activities to enjoy with friends and families. The Canopy Trail is one of the most anticipated experience. It is a walk through a 125 meter canopy bridge 30 meter above the ground, supported by 7 large trees. The bridge can only support five people on each trip, and it is not recommended to take the trail trip during the rain.
Jungle trekking is also a main event for those who appreciates nature’s bliss. Hire an experienced guide to make your journey even more memorable. You can also learn many new things from the forest.
Cimacan Waterfall is also a great place to hang around. It’s cool, fresh and definitely makes an amazing holiday photo background. Don’t forget to pack extra clothings if you plan to visit here. The small lake underneath is alluring to play in.
Experience an easy breezy tea walk through enchanting Nirmala Tea Plantation with a dash of lovely rose gardens. Sip into some fine quality tea and take a moment to absorb all the peaceful ambiance surrounding you. This is where you can caught the sight of graceful eagles flying over. You also don’t want to miss the night adventures, of seeking the fosforus mushroom that glows in the dark, just fascinating!