Bogor is located some 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Jakarta, the national capital, and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Bandung.
Be sure to visit the the Bogor Agriculture University while you are in Bogor.
From firmly-established, must-see spots to lesser known gems, West Java is wonderfully endowed with fabulous things to see and do. Taman Safari Indonesia and Puncak Tea Plantation which you'll find in and around Cisarua, are excellent to visit. Cisarua, is 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Bogor. A side-trip to Depok is another great option. It's about 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Bogor and where you'll find the University of Indonesia and Pangkalan Jati Golf Course.
Jakarta is 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Bogor. This regional center offers a number of interesting tourist attractions, such as Tanah Abang Market, Pelayanan Kesehatan St. Carolus and ITC Kuningan. Bellezza Shopping Arcade, National Library of Indonesia and Proclamation Monument are also good places to spend time.
West Java is a wonderful vacation destination for visitors with a penchant for open-air markets and gardens. Visitors with an interest in history will adore the area's fabulous traditional villages.
For those who like to get wet, this is a great place for you. Boating is popular and another great activity is scuba diving.
Don't forget, adventures are the only thing you can buy that makes you richer. Your time in West Java, will reward you with memories you'll forever treasure.