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Mount Papandayan

15 km from Garut | Cisurupan Regency, Garut, Indonesia
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Excellent Mountain for Starter

I'd never been hiking before until I went hiking Mt. Papandayan. I think this mountain is perfect... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
felbland
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Jakarta, Indonesia
Nice gateway

There were the six of us and due to the number of people we have, we can afford to rent a 6 seaters... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Pennycns
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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“dead forest” (24 reviews)
“camp david” (6 reviews)
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15 km from Garut | Cisurupan Regency, Garut, Indonesia
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"dead forest"
in 24 reviews
"camp david"
in 6 reviews
"camping ground"
in 6 reviews
"car park"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 3 reviews
"easy hike"
in 3 reviews
"parking lot"
in 3 reviews
"face mask"
in 3 reviews
"active volcano"
in 3 reviews
"camping site"
in 2 reviews
"private car"
in 2 reviews
"takes hours"
in 2 reviews
"java island"
in 2 reviews
"bandung city"
in 2 reviews
"burnt trees"
in 2 reviews
"hiking shoes"
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"rocky terrain"
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I'd never been hiking before until I went hiking Mt. Papandayan. I think this mountain is perfect for novice hiker because the road is not difficult and toilet and canteen facilities available almost everywhere. I even met families with their kids here. To reach the...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

There were the six of us and due to the number of people we have, we can afford to rent a 6 seaters private car to bring us there and back to Bandung. The car costs us about 500k but I think we could nego...More

2  Thank Pennycns
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This mountain is very familiar in West Java, especially for having to visit to Garut City. Mount Papandayan is one of the tourism destinations in Garut. This mountain has very easy track for a family with young children. And the track is very compatible with...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

WALKING THE PAPADAYAN If you live in Jakarta, a good alternative to more far away, expensive trips to Indonesian volcanoes (Bromo, Ijen, etc….). But get prepared: although many commentators on this site mention it as an easy hike, it is still an arduous walk with...More

4  Thank Soizick C
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

An asphalt road leads from the carpark (2100m) to the foothill, ehere an hour's easy walk will take you through the crater area to the rest hut and security post. Light bites and sanitation facilities available there. Another hour's ealk or so will get you...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

For your Mountain climber yunior or Initiator , the Papandayan mountain distance with you. The short Track, closed to the Crater , the Dead forest, Camping Ground..... good to study climber.

Thank Bambang W
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Relaxing walk/hike for new hikers, no need experience of hiking. Can reach Tegal Alun in 2-3 hours depends on your stops ( most hikers take time to stop for pictures!, because it was so beautiful up there!) Words cannot describe the beauty of Papandayan..you must...More

Thank catlina7
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a less known place for hiking simply because of its location - it is 2-3 hours one way drive away from Bandung city, in Garut. However, the travel is worth the effort and also because of its location, it is less touristy than...More

3  Thank squirrelflies
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Awesome place if you are visiting Mount Papandayan. Alternative camping ground in Gubber Hood, the best view for sunrise. Camp fire accepted in here, just be carefully about that

Thank jelajah g
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I was doing nothing over the weekend in Jakarta and decided to visit Mt. Papandayan because I read wonderful things about it. It takes 5-6 hours by bus to reach there. From the bus station, it takes around an hour to reach the Camp david(Base...More

Thank Siddhartha L
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Icesukichan
31 July 2017|
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Response from catlina7 | Reviewed this property |
better land at Bandung. Takes 3- 4 hours drive from Bandung to Garut.
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Chan J
19 February 2017|
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Response from firmanjul | Reviewed this property |
1) I have heard that there are ojek and Blue bird Taxi in Indonesia. Are they common around the area? If so, do they provide transportation from Bandung to Cisurupan and vice versa? It will take abt 2-3 hrs from bandung. If... More
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jamespateras
12 November 2016|
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Response from Dhika n |
you can search on google. if u need a driver you can contact me or email me
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