Indonesia is lucky to be a country that’s located on the Equator line, the wealth of the sea, the beauty of the beach, the tropical forests and the diverse animals that live here. So it would be nice to also get closer to nature with camping. Below will be explained the recommendations for camping that can be an alternative for those who want to spend time with family in a place close to nature.
1. Grafika Cikole – Lembang, Bandung
You can have fun while on vacation while bringing the baby to stay at the inn located in a very beautiful pine forest. In Grafika Cikole you can take the family to stay at the inn which is shaped like a replica of a Hobbit house. However, if you want to be more integrated with nature, here you can also find a family camping area that is complete with tents, sleeping bags, and firewood. In addition, Grafika Cikole also adds electrical facilities and raw corn that can be burned over a campfire. In the camping area of the family in Grafika Cikole Bandung you can also use public toilets and mosques that are very clean.
2. Kampung Jawa Kembang – Sleman, Yogyakarta
For those of you who live in Yogyakarta, try to invite the family to camp in Kampung Jawa Kembang located in Sleman area. Kampung Jawa Kembang is a camping place and a restaurant located on the edge of a small river with a fairly calm stream. Here, you will feel like living in the beautiful countryside. To fill the stomach, your family can eat at restaurants that are in the same area with this camping place. The tours offered by Kampung Jawa Kembang include playing mud in small paddy fields, sightseeing in Salak gardens, and walking down the river.
3. Dusun Kreatif – Medan
Camping while enjoying various outbound tours in the Dusun Kreatif can be an interesting solution for a vacation with family. Dusun Kreatif is a family camping place that also offers various outbound activities. Not only available for families, Dusun Kreatif is often used as a place to go camping outbound by students of schools, students, and employees of the company. The atmosphere in the Dusun Kreatif is very beautiful and comfortable. In this place, your child can also learn while playing.
4. The Pines Taman Dayu – Pasuruan, Jawa Timur
Residents of Surabaya and Malang city would have been familiar with tourist attractions and golf Park Dayu. Taman Dayu is located in Pandaan, Pasuruan, East Java. This place is located at Jalan Raya Surabaya – Malang KM 48. The Pines is an outbound area which also provides camp-shaped lodging for the family. The facilities provided by The Pines include public toilets and mushala. If you do not want to sleep in a tent, you can rent a wooden house or tree house. In the morning, your family can perform various outbound activities offered here.
5. Taman Rekreasi Lembah Hijau – Samarinda
Green Valley Recreational Park is a waterboom adjacent to the Botanic Garden Unmul Samarinda. In this place, there is a camping ground for you who want to camp with family. You do not have to bother to bring camping gear because here you can rent one. In addition to waterboom, you can invite your child to try outbound activities offered by this Green Valley Recreation Park and also went swimming in the pristine river.
6. Legok Kondang Lodge – Lembang, Bandung
If you’re looking for a family camping place with 5-star facilities then you can choose the Legok Kondang Lodge located in Lembang, Bandung. The tents that were set up in this place were not ordinary tents, but tents made of wood.
Inside the tent, there is also a bed and bathroom like in the hotel. A cool air with a qualified facility that will make your family’s camping experience even more memorable and comfortable with all the complete facilities.
7. Hutan Wanagama, Jogja
This forest is located in Banaran village, Gunung Kidul Regency. The distance is about 50 km from the city of Jogja. There are rows of pine trees in this place so you can imagine the fresh and cool atmosphere when you go camping in this place. Cool air in this area is also caused because Wanagama Forest is flowed by 3 rivers at once, namely Sendang Ayu River, Oya River, and Banyu Tibo River. And of course, there are plenty of great locations for shooting film.
8. Gunung Rinjani, Lombok
One of the camping spots that are quite popular in Indonesia because of its good landscape is the slope of Rinjani, precisely in the village of Sembalun Lawang. Usually, in this area, the climbers rest up in the tent. What is interesting here is you can see the scenery of Lake Segara Anakan located at 2000 meters above sea level. This is the obligatory camping spot for you before continuing your trip to the top of Rinjani.
Another Camping Place
Beside them, there are also many best places to camping in Indonesia, as follows:
9. Dikubu Strawberry Farm – Bedugul, Bali
Bali also has a cozy camping area for families. Dikubu Strawberry Farm which is agrotourism picking strawberries that also provide camping ground. The camping grounds available at Dikubu Strawberry Farm offer stunning views of nature. Cool mountain air will also be felt when you camp here. If you bring along the baby while camping here, you can take the baby to go picking strawberries.
10. The Sila’s Adventure Camp – Bedugul, Bali
There is The Sila’s Adventure Camp which offers camping tents with facilities that are a very comfortable hotel-style star. So, the little one can sleep soundly while camping in this place. This luxury camping place is located in Banjar Batusesa, Candikuning Village, Bedugul, Bali. In addition to camping, your family can also enjoy various outbound activities in the open. After you are satisfied to do some outbound activities here then you can visit the nearby attractions of The Sila’s Adventure Camp, such as Lake Buyan, Beratan Lake, and Angsri Hot Spring Tour.
11. Bumi Perkemahan Dlundung – Mojokerto, East Java
This one is not a luxury family camping place like Highland Park Resort or The Pines Taman Dayu. However, many families are taking their children to camp here. Bumi Perkemahan Dlundung is located in Trawas, Mojokerto, East Java. You only need to travel approximately 1.5 hours from downtown Surabaya. Near Dlundung Campground is also a tourist attraction Dlundung Waterfall. Camping here can be a means to relieve fatigue, because the air in this place is very cool so it can refresh the body and mind.
12. The Highland Park Resort – Bogor
This family camping place is known as one of the luxurious camping places in Indonesia. Instead of sleeping in a tent with ground soil, here you can sleep in a very spacious tent complete with a super large bed. In fact, there are some facilities that increasingly will spoil your family, namely sofa, TV, bathroom, air conditioning, and refrigerator. In addition, Highland Park Resort Bogor also provides a variety of additional facilities that children would love, from waterboom, outbound area, mini-golf, and more.
13. Pulau Semak Daun
Although this camping location is located on an uninhabited island, you can be sure you will have a valuable experience different from others. It’s a bit difficult to get to this island of Semak Daun, you have to transit first in Pramuka Island and finally get to Pulau Semak Daun, you are also advised to bring your own camping equipment.
14. Menjangan Dynasty Resort
Menjangan Dynasty Resort is located in Buleleng district, Bali. The beautiful charm of the beautiful seas makes it a great attraction for honeymooners for newly married couples. This place does not look like a camping location, but at a price of Rp 2,400,000, you will feel the most comfortable camping atmosphere you will ever get.
15. Mount Pancar
This camping location is far from the city of Jakarta and makes it the best choice for the youth in Jakarta, Bandung, and surrounding areas. For only 200,000 thousand rupiahs per person, you can return to nature with excellent facilities.
16. Ranukumbolo, Semeru, East Java
Located at the foot of Mount Semeru, East Java, this lake presents a charming view. you can build a tent on the edge of the lake and enjoy the natural beauty with fresh lake air. If still not satisfied, you can continue climbing to the top of Mahameru to enjoy the beauty of the hill that is much more tempting. In addition to Ranukumbolo, there are two more lakes that can be made as a camping spot on Mount Semeru, namely Ranu Regulo and Ranu Pane.
17. Gunung Bunder, East Java:
The location of this camp is located at the foot of Mount Salak, Bogor, West Java. When you camp here, not only the scenery of the mountains that you can enjoy but also some beautiful waterfalls that exist in the vicinity. One of the famous waterfalls is Curug Ngumpet.
Camping is one of the ways to appreciate the beauty of nature and to also learn its value in order to be able to preserve it. Staying in a wide open space has been known to cure any stress level that one had when they lived in hectic urban environment. By experiencing the breath of fresh air then you can be sure that your mind will be set free and can lengthen your healthy well being.