Mount Salak - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Mount Salak
Mount Salak is an eroded volcano in West Java, Indonesia. It has several satellite cones on its southeast flank and the northern foot, along with two additional craters at the summit. Mount Salak has been evaluated for geothermal power development. According to a popular belief, the name "Salak" derived from salak, a tropical fruit with scaly skin; however, according to Sundanese tradition, the name was derived from the Sanskrit word Salaka which means "silver". Mount Salak can be translated to
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Attractions Near Mount Salak
14.9km from Mount Salak
The Bogor Palace is one of six Presidential Palaces of Indonesia, it is located in the city of Bogor, West Java. The palace is noted for its distinctive architectural and historical features, as well as the adjoining botanical gardens. Istana Bogor was opened to the public in 1968 to public tour groups , with the permission of the acting President of Indonesia, Suharto. The gardens of the palace covers an area of 284,000 square metres.
Bogor Botanical Gardens
15.04km from Mount Salak
The Bogor Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden located in Bogor, Indonesia, 60 km south of central Jakarta. It is currently operated by Indonesian Institute of Sciences. The Garden is located in the city center and adjoins the presidential palace compound of Istana Bogor. It covers an area of 87 hectares and contains 13,983 different kinds of trees and plants of various origin. The geographic position of Bogor means it rains almost daily, even in the dry season. This makes the Garden an advan
Mount Halimun Salak National Park
23.35km from Mount Salak
Mount Halimun Salak National Park is a 400 km2 conservation area in the Indonesian province of West Java on the island of Java. Established in 1992, the park comprises two mountains, Mount Salak and Mount Halimun with an 11-kilometer forest corridor. It is located near the better known Mount Gede Pangrango National Park, but the national park should be accessed from Sukabumi, 2 hours drive to the administration post and then 2 hours drive again to Cikaniki post gate.
Taman Safari Indonesia
24.04km from Mount Salak
Taman Safari Indonesia or simply Taman Safari are animal theme parks in Bogor, West Java, Mount Pangrango, East Java, and Bali Safari and Marine Park, Bali. Being part of the same organization, they are known as Taman Safari I, II and III. The most popular is Taman Safari I. Taman Safari I, or called as Taman Safari Bogor, is located at district Cisarua, on Bogor regency, on the old main road between Jakarta and Bandung, West Java. Taman Safari is located on Puncak, a tourist area in West Java.
26.08km from Mount Salak
Mount Pangrango is a dormant stratovolcano located in the Sunda Arc of West Java, Indonesia. The mountain formed by a subduction zone on the southern coast of Java facing the Indian Ocean. It is located about 80 km south of Jakarta, capital of Indonesia. It has a height of 3,019 m. Its peak is called Mandalawangi. The mountain located northwest of Mount Gede in the vicinity of Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park.
28.55km from Mount Salak
Mount Gede or Gunung Gede is a stratovolcano in West Java, Indonesia. The volcano contains two peaks with Mount Gede as one peak and Mount Pangrango for the other one. Three major cities, Cianjur, Sukabumi and Bogor, are located in the volcano complex at the east, south and northwest, respectively, along with suburban growth. Itis now one of the popular tourist attractions in Indonesia.