[Travel]: Hidden gem just 1 hour away from Jakarta

Tuesday, May 02, 2023

This hidden gem / tourist attraction is located 1 hours away from Jakarta in the city of Depok. It's called Kebun Nara Sawangan Depok which is 3 hectare wideIt has three entrance which is through their Nara Kupu Village, Clinic or Kebun Nara, all these places are located in one location which is connected. Visitors can spend a day exploring the plantation, self harvesting agricultural plants grown in their farm, and interacting with various farm animals including deers. Now you don’t need to travel all the way to Ranca Upas, Bandung to interact with deers, here you can even feed the deers and have a guided tour around the plantations. 

Kebun Nara Sawangan Depok also features a cafe that serves various coffee, snacks, and food. Visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee while taking in the beautiful views of the plantation. The cafe is a great place to relax after a tour of the plantation. It's a great place to spend a day with family or friends and create lasting memories.
Another exciting activity that visitors can enjoy at Kebun Nara Sawangan Depok is self-harvesting the farm's crops. Visitors can pick their own fresh produce, which is much cheaper than those sold in supermarkets. It's a fun and unique experience for families, and it provides an opportunity to learn about sustainable agriculture practices. Furthermore, the plantation is also home to many farm animals that visitors can interact with, such as rabbits, chickens and ducks. Kids can feed and pet these animals, and it's a great way for families to connect with nature and learn about animal husbandry.

Operational Hours:
Kebun Nara Sawangan Depok is open daily from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. The plantation may be closed on certain public holidays.

Jl. Raya Pajajaran No.100, Kukusan, Kec. Sawangan, Kota Depok, Jawa Barat 16516, Indonesia.


Access to Reach the Location:
Kebun Nara Sawangan Depok is located approximately 30 kilometers south of Jakarta. The easiest way to reach the plantation is by car or motorcycle. From Jakarta, take the Jagorawi Toll Road and exit at the Ciawi Toll Gate. Follow the signs to Sawangan, and the plantation is located about 10 kilometers from there.
P.S. the road access to reach the location is very small and narrow, thus I would recommend to be extra careful. Although the location point on your GPS is accurate so simply follow the route.  
Overall, Kebun Nara Sawangan Depok is a perfect family gateway destination. It offers a variety of activities, including coffee shop, deer feeding, self-harvesting, and animal interactions. Visitors can also enjoy the scenic views, delicious coffee and food, and a relaxed atmosphere. Its accessible location from Jakarta makes it a perfect day trip destination for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a relaxing day in nature.

Love, Stevie 

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