Lake Situpatenggang

Situ Patenggang Located at an altitude of about 1600 m above sea level, Situ Patenggang panorama alluring. Green carpet like a carpet of tea gardens of nature, coupled with the cool and clean air and warm sun, giving the impression of peace and tranquility itself for visitors. From the edge of the road to a quiet location, a lake appears to be behind the tea plantations of the trees towering.
Lake Patenggang or better known as Situ Patenggang by local communities, occupying an area of ​​150 Ha. Formerly this area is the area of ​​nature reserves or national parks, but in 1981 has been officially transformed into a tourist park.
To enjoy the tourist boats have facilities that can be rented for around a small island located in the middle of the lake called Island Sasuka. This island looks shady with many tall trees that grow in it. Meanwhile, across the lake there is a pretty interesting site that is named Stone Love allegedly believed would provide the continuity of love for the couple who came to visit the farm.
Boats are available is quite numerous, and in good condition or maintained during my visit there. Colors are bright enough boats or striking contrast with the surrounding environment once dominated by green color. Water transport facilities for lease at this place a paddle boat rental, boat and water bikes at a price that can still be negotiated with the owner. There is also a gazebo facilities and places to sit without a roof made of cement for the purpose of enjoying the panorama around the lake. Makananpun affairs is not a difficult thing because many vending stalls that lined near the parking area.
Along the road to Situ Patenggang posted expanse of forest and tea gardens. Plantation strawberries also were encountered during the trip. Generally, these strawberries plantation to provide facilities for visitors to pick their own strawberries from a tree planted in plastic bags.
The area has a legend that appears Patenggang Situ name. History or myth about these Situ surfaced due to a prince and a princess who fell in love. But their love of travel was not as smooth and beautiful as that envisioned by keudanya because separated by circumstances. So that their tears formed a lake there or. Subsequently the lake was named by there patenggang taken from the word-teangan pateangan derived from the Sundanese language, which means searching for each other.
In the end they can get together again on a rock in situ, which was named the stone of love. It is said that anyone who had been visiting with her partner, then their love will be eternal.

 Pictured above is a gallery of Lake Situpatenggang.