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Mount Papandayan

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Address: 15 km from Garut, Garut, Indonesia
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Nice Fresh Air. Good for Trekking. Atraction: Crater, Dead Forest, Edelweiss Field. Nice view for taking pictures.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bandung, Indonesia
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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Fresh Air. Good for Trekking. Atraction: Crater, Dead Forest, Edelweiss Field. Nice view for taking pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really amazing active Vulcano, with lots of smoking sulphur holes what you can see really near! Their is also an amazing Nature blue- and steaming river. It's really really easy to get their by car or bike you can drive to the top, entrance is 200000 Rp and then you walk 20 minutes to the top

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It was a wonderful hike up to Mount Papandayan standing at 2622m high and although we did not reach the summit, at 2000m was enough to have a magnificent view of the mountains and crater that are still active. We missed the sunrise as the weather was not that good. There are also a place called "Dead Forest" which are... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

this mountain is absolutely my fave place to visit. been here 3 times by this year, easy pathway, cool air, and stunning view, a typical of Bumi parahyangan. easy to reach from Bandung (biggest city in west java), u can hike into the top of mountain with only one day, or u can have camping at Pondok Salada is on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Papandayan volcano is one of the most active volcano in java island which is the visitor can enjoyed very close from crater... Sunrise can be other activity to anyone who like tracking from parking area... Then the visitor can enjoyed the sunrise from the top side....

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

After a warm welcome in our bambu villa, a delisious traditional fish bbq was served. Later we fell asleep with local campfire songs to wake up around 5 for an interesting walk on the active Papandayan volcano. The sunrise is wonderful, the dead forest is mysterious and the locals are lovely. I go back soon!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Nice sunrise and sulfidcraters. It is about 2 hours walk to the top. Many security men. Half way to top you can eat something

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is the great one, place if you want to see Edelweise the ethernal flowers. Track for hiking its easy but depent on our body hehehe.. News Update: you must pay for entry and camp over there.

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Gianyar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Started the trek at 4AM and took only around 1,5 hours to the sunrise point. The trek worth with the beautiful sulfur landscape and the dead forest.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Dew was blocking the road on the way up. My kids love the scenery and the excitement of climbing up. Beautiful. Lots of people enjoying the mountain.

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