I am thinking of a trip with young children to Bandung for 5-9 days. Would like to spend more time in outskirts enjoying nature. Want to make serious effort to plan in order to avoid traffic jam.
I hope to focus on spending time outside Bandung:-
(i) Ciwidey area (Kawah Putih), Malabar Tea Estate) and explore nearby regions beyond;
(ii)Tangkuban Perahu area.
Heard so much about the infamous jam during weekends in and out of Bandung. Seriously, does it mean, if we arrive on Sat/Sun, we are going to get stuck in horrible jam just getting to hotel and around? Does it mean that even if I am based in Ciwidey area, weekends are a no no for exploring the countryside/tea plantation?
How bad is it? Unless I can plan to steer clear of horrendous traffic condition itself, I may opt for another place to visit. Appreciate some help just to plan timing.
What is a good hotel to base ourselves to explore Ciwidey area and beyond? Can't seem to find much info/photos on Malabar Mess in Malabar Tea Estate
Hope to get some tips. Thanks!