Bandung is filled with beautiful scenery such as national parks, hills, and waterfalls, and Curug Maribaya is one of Bandung’s finest waterfall there is. This newly renovated spot is not all about its waterfall, as there are many spot to do some sightseeing and it is quite a good place to spend your day off.
Along with its classic feel to the surroundings, this gem of Lembang also provides you with several other attractions which will be mentioned below, so don not hesitate to spend some time here to discover a good place to refresh your mind.
Kampung Cikondang, Desa Lamajang,
Pangalengan, Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
Things To Do
It is required for you to do a little bit of hiking once you reach the entrance to order to get to the waterfall itself, so for those of you who want to do a little bit of physical jog, this place will do well for you. The green surroundings filled with jungle-like scene will make you feel almost like you are in a set of an adventure film.
Once you are satisfied with the view of the waterfall, there’s also a Dutch Cave nearby, where you can do a little bit of exploring. If you are not the exploring type, there’s also a hot spring available to relax and feel the natural heat coming on to your body and it will surely relieve your pains for a while.
How To Get There
By Local Transportation
The first thing you are going to do is to direct yourself to Lembang, and you can use the most common type of angkot there is and that is the Cikole – Lembang one. Then, you can ask the driver to drop you off at the station where there are transportation that heads to Maribaya, and you will be directed to an angkot that will take you directly to the gates of Maribaya.
To get to Maribaya via a bus, you must direct yourself to a bus that is going to Ledeng Terminal. From there, you can easily follow the steps that is being mentioned above, get to Lembang, and then use the Maribaya angkot to get to the entrance.
As per usual, the best station to get off at is at the Hall Station, and then you can direct yourself by the angkot heading from St. Hall to Lembang. After that, you can get off at the station where the angkot that is heading towards Maribaya at, and then board it straight to the main entrance.
In Lembang, there are quite a few good places to stay, and we can start off with Grand Hotel Lembang, a 3-star hotel with quite a good price to service ratio. It is one of the most renowned hotel around and with prices starting from IDR 600,000, surely it will be one of your best choices.
Another hotel to consider is the Aurellia Maribaya Villa, where you will be treated nicely with a selection of villa that will provide a good ambience, it is very near to the Curug Maribaya, and with its price is starting from IDR 500,00, making it a bang for your buck.
If you are traveling by a rather large group, there is another option that is viable, and it is provided by Airbnb. Iwan and Jesi’s Villa will suit your need and provide you with an experience no hotel can offer.
Nearest Places To Go
Lembang is endlessly beautiful with a selection of places to go to, for example you can go to Ciater Hot Spring, Tangkuban Perahu, and De Ranch Lembang, as well as Situ Patenggang and Lembang FLoating Market. And when you’re done exploring Northern Bandung, the Southern Bandung is also filled with tourist places, or just go to the main city of Bandung itself to immerse the urban vibe yet again.
- Because there is a hiking course in the way, prepare your physical conditions and make sure you use a comfortable shoes.
- There is a newly renovated Maribaya Park that is also can be reached within one walk, so go there if you have the time.
- Be careful when crossing the top bridge, as it is an old bridge with a caution. Do not be careless when crossing it.