Cadas Ngampar Waterfall in Pamijahan Sub-District, Bogor City
Those who live in Bogor City are indeed quite familiar with beautiful waterfalls like Cadas Ngampar, no? It is one of the most recommended sites for tourists to visit, after all. The location is in Gunung Sari Village and it belongs to Pamijahan Sub-District. In fact, it is the part of Halimun Salak Mountain National Park and located near to other beautiful waterfalls like Putri and Penganten Waterfall. Visitors usually take advantage of the peaceful nuance of the site for relaxation and they use it for photography. Some people also enjoy bathing in its natural pond!
In terms of nuance, Cadas Ngampar Waterfall is indeed peaceful due to its secluded location. That means the environment is suitable to enjoy relaxation and finding peace. Here is the unique thing. The waterfall only has the height of 7 meters and it features a natural pond with the depth of 5 meters. What is next? The small rocky cliff surrounds the waterfall, which consists of volcanic stones. It is said those stones were formed due to the explosion of Salak Mountain in 1699.
Exploring Cadas Ngampar Waterfall
The first thing that makes Cadas Ngampar Waterfall popular is to enjoy trekking. Despite the tiredness, no one regrets coming to the site for sure. Moreover, they may find another impressive waterfall during trekking called Penganten later. Not to mention they can enjoy stunning natural panorama including local farms, hills, tall cliffs, etc. As for the level of difficulty, the route is rocky and a little bit steep so everyone should be careful when trekking. Later, they also need to pass through a pine forest before reaching the site.
Once seeing a river, they must have arrived at the site! It is because the waterfall gets the water from that river. The water is clear and it feels quite soothing, especially for those who want to take a bath in it. Not only they can swim in the river, but they can use the natural pond of Cadas Ngampar Waterfall as well. It is considered deep, though, so tourists must not be careless when swimming or playing water in it. For parents with kids, they must not let their children getting in the pond!
The safest activity to do in Cadas Ngampar Waterfall is indeed photography. Tourists only need to use their camera find some good spots to capture some beautiful good pictures or selfies. What they need to pay attention is the landscape, which can be slippery due to rain and moss. In this case, wearing better footwear is quite recommended.
- Cigamea Waterfall
- Ngumpet Waterfall
- Cihurang Waterfall
How to Get There
From Jakarta City, tourists should get to Bogor City first. Next, they only need to visit Pamijahan Sub-District and reach Gunung Sari Village. The distance is 79.8 km, so the trip may take about 2 hours and 5 minutes. It can be faster if they take Jagorawi Freeway and use only the best transportation service.
Where to Stay
- De Salak Homestay
- Pupua Farm Villa
- Seruni Hotel
- Diantie Villa