Jaksa Waterfall in Cisarua Sub-District, Bogor City
The next interesting waterfall for tourists to visit in Bogor City is called Jaksa Waterfall and it is located in Cibeureum Village. In terms of region, it belongs to Cisarua Sub-District though. One thing that makes it popular among tourists is the fact that it resides near to the famous Safari Park. Visitors only need to walk for about 200 meters from the Cowboy Stage. As an alternative, tourists can ride a tour train provided by the management to get to the location. That means the accessibility of the site is quite easy!
Due to an excellent accessibility, Jaksa Waterfall has lots of daily visitors including the locals and outsiders. In terms of nuance, the waterfall looks peaceful despite the high number of visitors. The reason is that the waterfall is located in an unspoiled forest and features shady trees. No wonder, the atmosphere feels quite refreshing there. As for the size, it has the height of approximately 45 meters featuring slow water discharge. Beneath the waterfall, there is a shallow natural pond where tourists can swim and play water.
Exploring Jaksa Waterfall
Tourists have different reasons for visiting Jaksa Waterfall and the most common one is to drop by after visiting Safari Park. The next common reason is that they want to relax and enjoy breezy nuance with families. That means they simply sit near to the waterfall and watch it peacefully. Some people prefer to explore the site and take pictures there, though. Here is the fact. The locals often use the site to shoot movies and conduct a pre-wedding photo session. For outsiders, the waterfall is suitable for family recreation and getting closer to nature.
The next allure of Jaksa Waterfall is none other than the natural pond located below it. Tourists are allowed to get in and play water there. It is because the water is considered safe and shallow, so it is suitable for everyone regardless of the age. Here is interesting fact regarding the pond. According to the locals, the water helps everyone to get a soul mate and stay young! Even though not all tourists believe in such myth, they won’t miss the chance to wash their face and take a bath in it for sure.
The next reason to visit Jaksa Waterfall is, somehow, to make new friends. In this case, tourists should only visit the location during weekends or holidays (when tons of people come to the site). For foreigners, they must take advantage of a local guide’s help in order to communicate with other visitors though. Have no worries. The price is considered affordable.
- Cowboy Town
- Safari Park
- Beret Waterfall
How to Get There
The distance between Jakarta City and Jaksa Waterfall is 73.9 km, so the trip may take about 1 hour and 38 minutes. It can be faster if they take Jagorawi Freeway, though. The first thing to do is to get to Bogor City. Next, they should reach Cisarua Sub-District and visit Cibeureum Village afterward.
Where to Stay
- Rumah Pohon Safari Lodge
- Caravan Hotel
- Aman Adem Villa
- Eff Villa