Welcome to Garut & Cipanas
The pretty village of Cipanas makes a tranquil base for a day or two exploring volcanic scenery and soaking away any travelling tensions in a hot-spring bath or pool. Six kilometres to the south is Garut, a once-lovely spa town that’s now become featureless sprawl and a leatherware centre that you'll need to pass through to get to Cipanas.
The region is famed for its dodol – a confectionery of coconut milk, palm sugar and sticky rice. The Picnic brand is the best, and it is possible to visit the factory in Garut where it's made.