Wednesday 27 December 2023

Route to the Gunung Mas Rest Area, you can also travel to Puncak Bogor


Rest Area Gunung Mas in the Puncak area is one of the favorite resting places for travelers traveling around Bogor, West Java. The route to the Gunung Mas Rest Area is very easy.

Bogor is indeed a favorite destination for residents of the capital city who cannot get a long holiday at the end of the year. The distance, which is not too far from Jakarta, is one of the reasons why tourists choose to travel to the Puncak area, then go to the Gunung Mas Rest Area.

The route to the Gunung Mas Rest Area is quite easy. From the direction of Jakarta, travelers can choose the Jagorawi Toll route, then exit at the Gadog toll exit.

The journey continues by taking the direction Cisarua towards Gunung Mas until you find a rest area. Of course, along the way, tourists can choose various picnic locations.

The Gunung Mas Rest Area is very strategic because it reaches the Cisarua Tea Garden, Gunung Mas Tea Garden, Bogor Safari Park, and the At-Taawun Mosque.

Rest Area Worth IDR 52.9 Billion

This seven hectare Rest Area was built starting September 2020December 2021 with a total budget of IDR 52.9 billion. Not just a place to stop, the rest area is also equipped with three parking areas covering an area of ​​1,774 square meters which can accommodate around 500 cars, a mosque covering an area of ​​576 square meters, and a viewing plaza covering an area of ​​572.27 square meters.

There are also meeting points for evacuating visitors in the event of a disaster, docking stations, parks or green open spaces, amphitheater, retention pools, Waste Management Sites (TPS), and public toilets.

Since the construction plan, the rest area has been targeted to be able to accommodate 516 street vendors (PKL) and micro businesses.

“Apart from functioning as a stopover for motorists, the presence of rest areas is also encouraged to provide real economic benefits for local communities by providing kiosks for small and medium businesses to promote local products and culinary delights,” said PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono in a statement the press.

This rest area is part of the support for structuring the Puncak Area, Bogor Regency, West Java Province to increase agro-tourism activities after the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Apart from that, the construction of this rest area is also a long-term effort to reduce the risk of landslides on the Puncak route due to changes in space use, high rainfall and topographic conditions. So what are you waiting for, this rest area can be a destination when you travel to the peak area.

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