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The Beauty of Natural Landscape at Muara Gembong Mangrove Forest

Spectr News Theme Victoria Tunggono
24, March 2016

For you who live in Jakarta must already know the mangrove forest in Pantai Indah Kapuk. Well, besides that there is another mangrove forest that you should visit. Precisely in Bekasi. For you who live in Bekasi probably haven’t known about the beauty in this city.

The name of Muara Gembong itself came from the sub-district in Bekasi that has 6 villages. The distance to Muara Gembong from the center of Bekasi City is about 70 km that can be reached in 2 hours by car. But the trip duration will be paid by the beauty of Muara Gembong nature scenery.

Riding a boat and circling around the forest will make you feel like in a wild jungle of Borneo. Not only having recreation here, you can also learn about mangrove forest because Muara Gembong is also a mangrove conservation site.

Starting from planting, cultivating, to taking care of mangrove can be learnt in this 17 km long forest. Recreational packages are also provided by the organization that looks after this conservation site.

Starting from the price of Rp70.000,- you can explore the mangrove forest, ride a boat, to have a feast of fresh grilled fish in one package. The natural beauty of this area can be felt from the presence of Javanese leaf monkey that lives in this area. But don’t worry, because this animal is tame as long as they are not disturbed.

Given this mangrove forest as a conservation site, when you come here as visitor you have to preserve this place as well as keeping it clean from garbage and maintain the balance of the environment. If you are interested to visit this forest, you can get more information through the info and contact detail column below.

Victoria Tunggono
Victoria Tunggono