Social Events and Excursions

The icebreaker on Sunday, August 27, will take place at LIPI’s Cibinong Science Center, from 3 to 6 pm. Delegates arriving early can also join an earlier tour of the National Museum of Natural History in Bogor, buses for this event will leave at noon (12.00) from the conference hotel (Salak Tower Hotel). For the icebreaker, buses will leave from (Salak Tower Hotel) at 2 pm. Delegates coming directly from the airport should take a taxi to the icebreaker venue and use the map for orientation on the campus (if you want to use Google Maps, please enter “Bidang Zoologi "MZB" - RCB - LIPI” – other search terms might yield misleading results).

The venue for the conference dinner on Thursday, August 31, is the de Leuit restaurant in Bogor. Bus transfer from Salak Tower Hotel will be provided, buses will leave at 6 pm for the restaurant.

All conference excursions will start on Friday, September 1:

  • Cibodas Botanical Garden excursion September 1, 7 am until c. 6 pm, price per person: 600,000 IDR (c. 40 EUR / 46 USD). Included in this price are transport from/to Salak Tower Hotel, an English speaking guide and all tickets, plus one meal.
  • Thousand Islands excursion September 1, 7 am until c. 6 pm, price per person: 750,000 IDR (c. 50 EUR / 57 USD). Included in this price are transport from/to Salak Tower Hotel, visits to three islands with an English speaking guide and all tickets, plus one meal.

The excursions will have to be paid directly to the tour operator at the conference desk.





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