“The rainy season makes the males out of the house”? It seems that the question is no longer meant for those who love the outdoors and traveling. The rainy season is often rain will actually add to the beauty of some of the natural attractions. The waterfall will be more wide and beautiful, the rivers will be more heavy and is suitable for rafting, lakes and ponds will be back filled, trees and forests will be more green and lush. Then the Lord delights where else do you deny ??
In Bandung area there is a place with springs that are very clear even though it rained once. Not only the water is clear and cold, this place also keeps the charm of nature is very beautiful and soothing. For those who like to play water not to miss this one place. The name of that place is Talaga Cikahuripan or Sendang geulis Kahuripan..
Talaga Cikahuripan / Sendang Geulis Kahuripan
Lots of name designation to place anti-mainstream. Some call it the Talaga Cikahuripan, some call it a Sendnag Geulis Kahuripan, and some are calling it a Sirah Cai Kahuripan. However, the most knowledgeable and the most famous is called Talaga Cikahuripan or Sendang Geulis Kahuripan. Even if you ask the local people simply with the word “Cikahuripan” then they will instantly know and instantly show you the way.
If interpreted verbatim, Talaga Cikahuripan means “lake in the middle of the mountains that gives life”. Almost the same as the others, namely Sendang Geulis Kahuripan. “Spring” in the Big Indonesian Dictionary (KBBI) has a meaning, a pool in the mountains and so that the water comes from springs in it, is usually used for bathing and washing, the water is clear because the flow continues. “Geulis” in Sundanese means beautiful. While “Kahuripan” can be interpreted as life. So when interpreted as a whole “Sendang Geulis Kahuripan” means pool in the mountains that come from springs with beautiful scenery and is able to give life to those around.
Beautiful Spring “The Giver of Life”
No wonder the place is known as a beautiful fountain. The water is very clear, surrounded by leafy trees and located in the middle of the hills make this place look beautiful and wonderful. In addition to beautiful and wonderful, the place is also capable of being a source of life. We all know that water is the source of life for the creatures on earth. So even with this Talaga Cikahuripan useful for the surrounding communities for domestic use, irrigation and irrigation.
Springs Full Benefits
Useful addition to the source of life for the surrounding community. These springs are also believed to nourish the body and is useful for the skin. Body feels sore will be refreshed after a dip in a pool of spring water Sendang Geulis Kahuripan, water is very cold. In addition this spring is believed to beautify and soften the skin, and capable of making people take a dip in the pool is youthful.
Swimming Pool in the Central Rice fields and hills
Which makes this place unique is because it is located near the rice fields and hills were still awake the beauty. Under this Talaga Cikahuripan built pool where the water comes from springs Talaga Cikahuripan or Sendang Geulis Kahuripan. But unfortunately this pool now looks unkempt and dirty with mud that settles in the bottom of the pool.
Admission of Talaga Cikahuripan / Spring Geulis Kahuripan
To be able to enjoy all the natural beauty, the cold spring Sendang Geulis Kahuripan or try the sensation of swimming in the pool in the middle of rice fields is very cheap. It only wear ticket costs 10,000 rupiahs / person.
Talaga Cikahuripan / Sendang Geulis Kahuripan Facilities
You could say the facilities provided by the manager Talaga Cikahuripan or Sendang Geulis Kahuripan is quite complete. In this place there are stalls to buy food and drinks, a parking lot, a center for rest, toilet, and a place to change clothes after swim in Sendang Geulis Kahuripan or the swimming pool.
Location and Address of Talaga Cikahuripan / Sendang Geulis Kahuripan
Administratively Talaga Cikahuripan or Sendang Geulis Kahuripan is located in District Cikalong Wetan. The place is managed by Perum Perhutani Regional Division West Java and Banten, North Bandung KPH.
Routes and Access Road to Talaga Cikahuripan / Sendang Geulis Kahuripan
Quite difficult to find this place because of lack of information that can be obtained via the internet. Besides the absence of information signpost further adds to the difficulty of finding a place that anti-mainstream. To get to this place accessible by four wheel drive vehicles or motorcycles. But it is advisable to use two-wheeled vehicles because the roads are small and difficult to pass by car.
To get to this place first is to steer the vehicle to the area Cikalong Wetan. After passing the border limits Cikalong Wetan please see the right direction. About 3 km from the township boundaries are the T-junction with a pineapple-shaped gate at the end and there is a “ojek” heading.
From gate pineapple / postal continue on the motorcycle around 4 Km. Currently, almost got the street will be more severely damaged and need to be careful in driving. Asphalt will be replaced with a dirt road slippery and rocky. If you hesitate to use a motor with a badly damaged road, you can park the vehicle in Elementary School (SD) at the junction towards Talaga Cikahuripan or Sendang Geulis Kahuripan. From Elementary School is then the journey continues on foot down the plantations and rice fields. Travelling on foot will not be felt, because the scenery is presented very dear to miss. Rice field seen during the journey is very beautiful and similar to rice field atmosphere in Bali.
How interested in coming to Talaga Cikahuripan or Sendang Geulis Kahuripan then bathing in the pool springs water is very clear is this? Do not forget to bring your family, friends, or a girlfriend so memorable and enjoyable journey.
Happy wonderful traveling..
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