List of highest mountains in West Java
Who is not familiar with the beauty of the mountains of West Java? His beauty can actually make people stunned. So, West Java is one of the provinces of Indonesia. The contours of the Earth in this area turned out to be much higher compared to several other provinces on the island of Java.
Due to the existence of many mountains, it does not seem surprising that until this moment many people choose West Java as a resort. The plateau of this province turns out to have an altitude of about 1000-2000 meters above sea level.
Apart from being tall, it turns out that natural beauty is one of the things that are highlighted. It’s also not surprising that many climbers do gunung in West Java as one of their destinations.
There are actually many mountains in West Java, but some of you may be curious about where the highest plateau is. Maybe it’s because there are too many types, so don’t understand it correctly. No need to worry, here are some names of the highest mountains in the West Java area.
Ciremai Mountain in West Java is the highest
The first highest mountain is Ciremai. So Ciremai is in Kuningan, Cirebon and Majalengka. The height of Ciremai can reach 3,078 meters above sea level and is one of the active volcanoes. The top is on the lip of the crater, where it is quite gentle and wide.
For climbers, they can officially use the four hiking trails. Each of them certainly has its own difficulties and conveniences. There are so many beauties offered by Ciremai. Starting from nature to the beautiful situation.
Well, for climbers you need to understand which is the easiest to use trail the most. Don’t let there be a risiko later because you don’t know the terrain used correctly. So, the most famous road in Ciremai is the Bapa Tere Climb and is one of the most unique mountain climbs on the island of Java.
Ciremai actually occupies the number one position as the highest mountain in West Java. As one of the highest mountains, it turns out that in Ciremai you can see edelweiss flowers when you are at the top. Of course, this makes Ciremai even more beautiful.
In addition to Edelweis, at the foot of the mountain, there are also various kinds of historical sites for Indonesia. Even during thecolonial period in Bel, it turned out that the linggarjati negotiating building was at the foot of Ciremai. Further adding to the attraction of visitors who are curious about the beauty of Ciremai in West Java.
Pangrango The second highest mountain in West Java
The next plateau that can be found in western Java is the Pangrango. So, Pangrango has an altitude of about 3,019 meters above sea level, you can find it through the Bogor, Sukabumi and Cianjur routes.
It turns out that the Pangrango is included in the Gede Pangrango National Park area and is really guarded. There is the Mandalawangi Valley, which is always the target of tourists. In this valley you will see the beautiful expanse of Edelweis.
Being a tourist area, where it was officially announced in 1980, the Pangrango makes frequently visited by tourists, especially mountaineers. Although many people like to climb, it turns out that the first person who set foot on top of the Pangrango was not an Indonesian, but a German, C.G.C. Reinwardt or the founder of the Bogor Botanical Garden in 1819.
In 1977, Pangrango was successfully designated as a biophysical reserve by UNESCO, and this made its name more known to tourists. Many climbers want to see the beauty of the Mandawalangi Valley and the Edelweis spread on this one plateau. Including being part of the highest mountain in West Java and occupying the number two position, ternyata Pangrango managed to steal the attention of many visitors.
Many people outside of Java think that Pangrango and Gede become a part, although this is not true, because they are also opposite. Pangrango is much higher compared to Mount Goat. However, because the place is too close, it is often considered a name.
Mount Gede har Surya Kencana Square
Well, as mentioned earlier, there is Mount Goat. So, this plateau is still located in the Gede – Pangrango National Park area. This mountain has an altitude of about 2,958 meters above sea level and is located opposite the Pangrango.
There are many interesting things on the Gede plateau, where there are several craters that are still active. The craters are Wadon Crater, Lanang Crater, Ratu Crater, and New Crater. Well, there is one interesting place that always steals visitors’ attention when they come to Mount Gede, namely Surya Kencana Square.
Don’t imagine that Surya Kencana Square is the same as in some big cities or districts. In this square you will be even more amazed by the view of Edelwei’s trees, where there are quite a few of them. But still, climbers are advised not to just take it and Edelweis, because it is also protected.
In addition to the many expanses of Edelweis on the mountain in West Java, it turns out that Surya Kencana Square is also often used as a campspace for climbers. So you can enjoy the expanses of Edelwei and feel the sensation of staying in a beautiful place.
Because it is one of the areas of Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park, so there is a lot of fauna where it is really protected. For example, Javan Gibbon, Lutung Surili, Leopard, Biul Slentek and many others. So the beauty of the mountain in West Java is still really well protected.
Cikuray Mountain in West Java exotic sunrise see
In addition, there is also Mount Cikuray, which has an altitude of 2,821 meters above sea level. This plateau has locations in Cikajang, Bayongbong and Dayeuh Manggung Districts. The shape of Cikuray is completely conical and inactive. When it is at the top, you may know that the area is flat and not too large. Butjanga n worried because there is a wake-up post one.
Many climbers have also come to Cikuray to enjoy the sunrise. So many climbers say that the view of the sunrise in this one place is actually much more beautiful compared to peson on top of Papandayan. But the beauty is not really, because the top of Cikuray is quite dirty.
Cikuray is the fourth list of the highest mountains in West Java, but unfortunately the peak is actually dirty due to vandalism by climbers, where it is less responsible. There are so many scribbles that you might find when you’re at the top of the Cikuray plateau.
If you want to make a hike, you can go through the Ciledug route, which is quite safer and official. If from Bandung, it is actually very easy to travel by public transport. You can also continue by city transport to get to the climbing gate.
Still, as a climber, it is strongly recommended not to commit vandalism or garbage. It is much better if you maintain the beauty of Cikuray by enjoying nature alone.
As one of the provinces with the highlands, it is not surprising that Western Java has many mountains. Some of them have a beautiful charm that makes tourists move to approach.
In fact, some of those who are also tourists outside the province who want to enjoy the beauty of West Java. Köamu can also try visiting one of the mountains in West Java to feel the charm of its beauty.