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May 30, 2012

The Green Canyon, Another Heaven in West Java

America have Grand Canyon which known as the beautiful heaven of America, but then Indonesia can be proud because have the beautiful heaven which almost the same. It is Green Canyon, spell almost same with Grand Canyon in America. GreenCanyon is one of the beautiful tourist destination group located in West Java.

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green canyonAdministratively, Green Canyon located in the southern coast of Ciamis, West Java. To reach this place, tourist can travel a distance for about five hours by motorcycle from Bandung, the capital city of West Java. Unlike the Grand Canyon which offer the rock cliffs scenery, Indonesia Green Canyon is a long green river views that can be traced by the boat. Along the green river, tourist will be lulled by the beauty of the trees along the left bank and right bank. It’s amazing sight each moment you through by the boat.

By hiring the boat on the spot of Green Canyon, tourist can enjoy the beauty around Green Canyon. The hire cost is relatively cheap, it’s about Rp 75.000*/ boat or about $8,5*/ boat. This boat can carry up to five peopl, which means you can bring your family or friend together in a row enjoy the beautiful of Green Canyon.

green canyonIn West Java, Green Canyon is one of the favorite tourist destinations, so that when the holiday comes, this place becomes more crowded than usual. Green Canyon is open every day at 7:30 to 16:00, except Friday 1:00 p.m. to 16:00. The best season to visit Green Canyon is a dry season, because during the dry season in the Green Canyon will be more beautiful to be enjoyed and will feel cool weather. In addition to the cliffs along the river green with beautiful trees, tourists can also enjoy the beauty of the Green Canyon caves and beautiful waterfalls. It's really interesting to visit, right?

May 29, 2012

Mekarsari Tourism Park, Enjoy The Green & Cultivation Vacation

Several years ago, this tourism park is frequently promoted as one of tourism park in Indonesia and you will hear it often through the glass screen. Mekarsari Tourism Park is very good vacation destination suggestion when you got stuck with your daily activities. Green place with nature valuable views and family park that warm you. It’s a beautiful place and right place to spend with family or friend, especially in the weekend.

Mekarsari Tourism Park is 264 hectares park which is not only a garden plant but also the preservation of cultivation ( agronomy ), breeding and the multiplication of seeds that also distributed to farmer and the general public. It’s located on Cileungsi, Bogor, West Java province. This place is getting crowded by tourist, both local and foreign tourist. Mekarsari Tourism Park is like the miniature of forest. Tourist can enjoy regular walk around the plant or trees, getting closer to the nature in the cool and green place, far away from the pollution and noise of the city. Green space is now getting hard to found in the city, so once you visit Mekarsari Tourism Park, you will definitely want to come back and feel the same sensation of green space.

What to Do in Mekarsari Tourism Park
Here is several activity which tourist can enjoy in Mekarsari Tourism Park :
·         Plant Crops
·         Melon Garden Tour
·         Salak ( Bark ) & Star fruit Garden Tour
·         Countryside Tour ( enjoy the rural atmosphere )
·         Eco Tourism Education
·         Cultivating Nature
·         Canal Tour
·         Kids Tour
·         Spotted Deer Conservation
·         Water Recreation
·         Outbond
·         Discovery Rare Plants
·         Etc

Woow… so many choice and that’s all involve the nature on it? Mekarsari Park can be a nice place to visiting with family and best friend.

Discovery The Rare Plants
Mekarsari TourismPark offer tourist the opportunity to discover the rare plant which is unique and interesting. Beyond that, you are also allowed to know the suprerior product of fruit that have been cultivated by the expert of Mekarsari park, such as sawo putih (casimiroa edulis )from Central America, water king guava ( Syzgium Samarangense ) derive from Thailand, shucks water guava, jackfruit bulb ( Artocarpus Heterophyllus ) which having a shape like a ball, skinless jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), etc. Mekarsari Tourism Park is the park where you can see melon with unique shape, such as shape of stars, heart and cubes. The melon taste sweet and the colour is very beautiful. For some fruits with those unique shape, you can pack it and bring it home.

Happy Vacation!!