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4 Best Places for Biking in Jakarta

4 Best Places for Biking in Jakarta

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Most urban populations choose biking as their exercise alternative. If you are one of them, and want to spend your weekend with your favourite bike, here are best places to be visited.

1. Ecopark – Ancol

This green space is worth a visit while biking. Clear air and beautiful sight you definitely will not regret. It also provides cozy ambience, easy track for both pros and beginners, even safety for kids. Do not have a bike? Do not worry! Ecopark Ancol equipped with bike rent. You can rent a bike for Rp10.000,- up to Rp20.000,- per hour. 

Address: Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Jl. Lodan Timur No. 7, Ancol, North Jakarta 13820

Hours: Monday – Sunday: 06.00 am – 06.00 pm

2. BKT (Banjir Kanal Timur) Area

For those who is passing through Duren Sawit must be familiar with this area. Straight from Cipinang to Pondok Kopi, this one is worth a visit. BKT area provides with bike track, safe from vehicle. Feeling thirsty after long biking? You can visit plenty stalls along BKT main path. Some of those provides tikar mat (widely used in traditional houses as sleeping or sitting mat).

3. Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK)

This newest popular area not only known as culinary heaven, but also best place for biking. Ride your bike through the magnificent Vihara Dharma Suci along to mangrove forest with extremely rare beautiful sight.

4. Car Free Day (Jalan Sudirman-Thamrin, Jakarta)

Most Jakartans gather on the main streets, Sudirman – Thamrin, main streets that can very crowded especially during weekdays, to bike, jogging or run. Hold every Sunday morning, from 6.00 – 11.00 am, Car Free Day (CFD) gives you unique sensation, biking, jogging or even running along the crowded main streets during weekdays with a skyscrapers sightseeing on your side.