The home stay located at the foot of Mount Gede is perfect for tourists who like natural beauty, hospitality and culture of Sundanese people who desire to develop agribusiness. The place is in Cugenang. It is very close to the tourist spots in the city of Cianjur, such as: the national botanical garden, the presidential palace, the national flower garden, tea plantations, waterfalls, Gunung Padang Megalitic Site and rice fields. The owner is an English teacher at a state high school also runs a volunteer teaching program. This volunteer teaching program offers anyone who is a fluent English speaker (people of all ages from students to retirees) a chance to experience the wonders and challenges of teaching English to enthusiastic Indonesian students. This is a great program for those who enjoy social and cultural sharing.
While volunteering Wildan will serve as your guide to nearby sites: the Botanical garden, flower Garden, President Palace, tea plantation, hot spring, etc. guests can sleep well in a standard bed and get accommodation such as breakfast and laundry. Since we are in moslem area, we just allow marriage couple or family to stay in the same room.
If you are in a group, it is advisable to rent a house as a whole. It normally accommodates 12 people (6 bedrooms) but it can maximize to 20-25 people. The living room is also spacious enough (25 to 70 people) for family gathering/event.
We also organize people in group to climb Mountain Gede or Pangrango. The more people in the group, the cheaper you pay for.
Things to keep in mind
- No pets
- Smoking is allowed
- Parties and events are allowed