here are two options for field trips.
Field trip – rural: Pangalengan
This will cover a full-day trip to a beautiful region at the southern part of Bandung. Pangalengan is a mountainous area of about 3-hour drive from the city, in which you can see tea plantations, coffee plantations, dairy farms and a natural tropical landscape of an astonishing beauty. Here, we will visit a coffee company with palm civet (Luwak) in their captivity and perhaps taste the so-called ‘most expensive coffee’. We will then visit one of the largest dairy farm cooperatives in West Java and see how small-scale dairy farming is practiced in Indonesia.
Field trip – urban: Historical Bandung
Another option is a half-day field trip across the heart of Bandung, exploring the remnants of Dutch colonization, going about with a commuter train and enjoying the local food, fashion, and culture of the Parijs van Java. Among the iconic places is Gedung Merdeka (lit. Independence Building) at Jalan Asia-Afrika, the place where the historical Asian -African Conference took place that led to the Non-Aligned Movement.