Puncak or Puncak Pass is a mountain pass in West Java, Indonesia. The pass connects the city of Bogor and Bandung, and is spread within the regencies of Bogor, Cianjur, and Sukabumi. Puncak Pass area has long been the foremost weekend retreat for Indonesians capital city residents, Jakarta. The cool, fresh air, and the magnificent view offer a calm, fresh and peaceful feeling. In the afternoon, sunsets from the top of the pass can be quite spectacular. Other than that, Puncak also offers many things to enjoy; education, activities and foods, therefore it becomes a perfect holiday destination for everybody. So, don't wait…..just pack, go and experience it yourself!
Puncak definitely is a destination for everybody. It caters people with different interests, from slow travelers to adrenaline rush, kids to senior travelers, food lovers to shopaholic, low budget to luxury travelers. Going there is also easy, with very good access from Jakarta and Bandung, there is no reasons to skip Puncak from our destination list. Accommodation is scattered in the area, along the road, you can find many hotels, motels, and inns lining the street. Overhead banners of villa advertisement is a regular sights along the road. Food is also easy to find; stalls, warung to restaurants that offer Sundanese, Indonesian, Asian and Western are available in the area. Some of them are open for 24 hours.
Being located in West Java, the original Puncak cuisine is all about Sundanese cuisine which displays the simple and clear taste; ranged from savoury salty, fresh sourness, mild sweetness, to hot and spicy. Sambal terasi is the most important and the most common condiment in Sundanese cuisine, and eaten together with lalab or fried tofu and tempeh. Sayur Asem vegetable tamarind soup is probably the most popular vegetable soup dish in Sundanese cuisine. And this kind of food are the common one served in many Sundanese restaurant in Puncak area.