Kebun Bibit in Kediri Regency, East Java Province
For tourists who look a new experience during holidays, they must choose Kediri’s Kebun Bibit. In terms of name, it means the Seed Garden. As the name suggests, the site offers numerous types of seeds of fruits and plants. That means people can learn thoroughly about these plants during the visit. It is suitable for a family recreation, especially parents who want to teach their kids about flora. In some cases, the garden becomes a nice place for hanging out! Thanks to the facility. So, where is the location? It resides in Tegowangi Village and belongs to Plemahan Sub-District.
Kebun Bibit Park applies a natural theme. No wonder, it feels both refreshing and comfortable there. At the entrance, a unique gate welcomes everyone. It is made of piles of bamboos and features a beautiful name sign as well. Not to mention several gazebos and lush plants reside in that area. The nuance is considered crowded due to the popularity. Most of the visitors are local families who often come with kids. Have no worries. Despite the crowd, it feels rejuvenating due to the rural atmosphere.
Exploring Kebun Bibit
Even though the popularity is inferior to that of Malang’s green park, Kebun Bibit offers the same quality when it is about facilities and features. The most common motive for visiting the garden is to feel the refreshing nuance. People also come to the site for the educational recreation, actually. They come with their kids or family members in order to learn various types of fruits and plants. The most popular ones are mangoes, Durian, and other local exotic fruits! Both fruits and seeds can be seen there, in fact.
Kebun Bibit has an excellent facility as well as accommodation. For example, tourists would find gazebos! They can use it for sitting comfortably or hang out with families, for sure. Some people even carry foods and eat together with either friends or family members on the gazebo! After relaxing at the facility, they can start exploring the garden. Some good spots to visit are the fruit garden, natural café, and seed center. It doesn’t require a local guide to explore the site, actually. Thanks to the regular size of the area.
Next, tourists must spend some time to enjoy photography. Both the environment and panorama are good enough as the photo background, after all. Before going home, it is also recommended to buy some fruits especially Durian! For those who want to spend more than one day, they can even rent a homestay there!
- Tegowangi Temple
- Jambu Village
- Harinjing River
- Carambola Garden
How to Get There
Before heading to Kebun Bibit, tourists need to reach Kediri Regency first. The trip may take depending on where they come from, actually. For example, it takes approximately 1 hour and 59 minutes from the capital of East Java Province or Surabaya City. The distance is 120 km and the best route to take is Surabaya – Mojokerto Highway. Next, tourists can simply take Mojokerto – Kertosono Highway. Once getting to the downtown, tourists can simply take Raden Ajeng Kartini and head to Kebun Bibit right away. The distance is 14.9 km, so this trip may take around 25 minutes only.
Where to Stay
- MM House
- Saigon Camp
- Surya Kediri Hotel