Rusa Kemang Pratama Park in Bekasi City, West Java Province
A family recreation perhaps is the best way to do during weekends and holidays. The question is. Where should people go? For those living in or visiting Bekasi City of Indonesia, they can consider coming to Rusa Kemang Pratama Park. The location is in Pekayon Village and it belongs to Bekasi Selatan Sub-District. Also, as the name suggests, the park resides in Kemang Pratama Housing area. This explains why most visitors are nearby residents and they often come either in the morning or afternoon. What is the purpose? It can be as simple as relaxation or watch cute deer and other animals kept there. After all, in terms of name, “Rusa” means deer.
Once arriving at Rusa Kemang Pratama Park, tourists may see a fenced site surrounded by lush environment and peaceful nuance. Also, several animals live peacefully including rusa tutul (dotted deer) and domestic guineafowl. Approximately, there are tens of them! What about the size of the park? It likely has the size of a half of soccer field! Here is the good news. Everyone is allowed to enter the site freely.
Exploring Rusa Kemang Pratama Park
People often drop by in Kemang Pratama Park in order to rest or eradicate stresses. Some travelers even take advantage of the site to relieve fatigue before continuing the trip, in fact. Thanks to the lush environment and pristine ambiance! The nuance even feels better if tourists come in the morning when the air is the freshest. The only consideration is related to the size. It is because the park doesn’t provide benches or vast spots to sit. After all, the park is mainly used to accommodate deer and local chicken. That means visitors can only watch those animals comfortably while enjoying the soothing atmosphere.
Tourists are not allowed to cross the fences and approach the animals. That’s the main rule. Still, they can touch the deer from outside the fences! It is because those cute animals often come to the tourists instead. In fact, feeding them is possible! Well, even though there is no keeper, tourists should not carelessly feed the deer using inappropriate foods. As for the tip, it is better to ask the locals regarding the best foods to give first.
Photography is also recommended. That means visitors are allowed to take photos of the deer from up close. If they are lucky, they can get perfect selfies pictures with these cute animals. One thing, this should be done while the number of visitors is low. Otherwise, it is hard to get the chance to take those photos!
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How to Get There
From Bandung City, a trip to Rusa Kemang Pratama Park may take approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes. It is because the distance is 133 km. As for the best route, it is recommended to take Purbaleunyi Highway and Raya Pantura Street. What tourists need to do is to get to Bekasi Selatan Sub-District and reach Pekayon Village right away.
Where to Stay
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