Gunung Mas Tea Plantation

18-08-2016 Bogor Regencies 27245 viewed


As one of the largest tea plantation in West Java, The Gunung Mas Tea Plantation, which means Golden Mountain, still always be a star, especially tourist from Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Bekasi and surrounding areas. The area is located on Jalan Raya Puncak (Puncak Highway), Cisarua District, Bogor Regency. It really offers refreshingly cool temperatures of between 18 – 22oC and a height of between 800-1200 m above sea level.
This area promises scenic and aesthetic view of a mountainous area and tea plantations. Not just only the natural views, The Gunung Mas Tea Plantation also offers a wide variety of tourist attractions and activities to enjoy with the family and friends, such as Tea Walking, Visiting Tea Factory, Horse Riding, and Paragliding. In addition, Gunung Mas Tea Plantation is also equipped with some tourist facilities such as lodging, Tea Corner as well as other supporting facilities such as meeting room, camping ground, Tennis etc.
One feature of this area is that tourists can watch how the tea is processed from the leaves. There is also Tea Walking activity, as a complementary nature-based educational tour promoted. Tea Walking is the activity of a leisurely stroll around the tea plantations, enjoy the green plots of tea leaves which extend like a tapestry, come together with the pristine of a mountainous nature and high level of oxygen. Furthermore, tourists can witness the traditional process of picking tea leaves, guided by a local guide. These deals are available with trekking distance variant from 4 km, 6 km and 8 km. The trip will spend about 1 hour to 2.5 hours.
Other activities offer in Gunung Mas Tea Plantation is the activity based on outdoor recreation such horse riding and paragliding. The horse riding around the tea plantations activity can be chosen based on the track route, so that tourists can feel the sensation of traveling from one place to another. The other outdoor activities is paragliding. The activity is suitable for special interest tourists, and of course, equipped with equipment and tools supporting with adequate security system and a tandem master. Most of panoramic landscape of Gunung Mas Tea Plantation can be seen in helicopter view which is very intriguing.
Gunung Mas Tea Plantation as tourist attraction is incomparable. Beside its strategic location, and the availability of tourist amenities, the development of attractions and activities in Gunung Mas Tea Plantation is managed to match the market. It is suitable for tourists, especially who live in urban areas who wants something related to relaxational, educational and recreational function at once. Environmental factors in Gunung Mas Tea Plantation have a strong appeal to tourists to  complete their needs of the cool air, oxygen, deep quality breath, beautiful panorama, open green spaces, as well as a sense of human happiness when directly adjacent to the vast expanse of nature.

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