Pangandaran National Park, Pangandaran

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Take a hike across the forest-covered headland of Pangandaran National Park. Along the way see caves used by the Japanese during World War II, ruins of a Hindu temple, volcanic black sand beaches, and many wild beasts, including porcupines, barking deer, hornbills, monitor lizards, monkeys, and fruit bats. The proper way to arrive at the park is to take a boat to the main beach. Some tourists choose to swim or wade around the barrier marking the park's boundary on the western coast, but be aware this is technically illegal, if rarely enforced. Discover how to plan a Pangandaran trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • This pleasant national park located right on the edge of the town has native Javanese deer and monkeys galore. Foreign tourists are expected to pay more than Indonesians, which is consistent with most...  more »
  • You must visit this place by boat if you go to pangandaran because in east beach you can't play in the beach. Why? Because there is no sandy beach in east beach only rocky beach. So just pay IDR25.000...  more »
  • The nature reserve is rich in different types of fauna and wildlife, green heart of Pangandaran. Places to visit while in Pangandaran
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Prices for lodgings in Pangandaran vary depending on the time of year or even on the day of the week, with weekend stays costing more than weekday ones. Hotels become a bit more flexible during the week, making normally expensive places more affordable for the budget-conscious travelers. During peak times, visitors should head to the north of the town, where numerous guesthouses and homestays dot quiet residential streets.
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