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Mount Semeru Volcano

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Address: Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Malang, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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One of Indonesia Seven Summit Mount

First, based on hiking approval only allowed to hike up to Kalimati. Actually 3 days 2 nights is sufficient to reach Semeru peak and back to base camp. You can add another night... read more

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Bogor, Indonesia
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Bogor, Indonesia
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19 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, based on hiking approval only allowed to hike up to Kalimati. Actually 3 days 2 nights is sufficient to reach Semeru peak and back to base camp. You can add another night to spend time and Ranu Kumbolo again. Itinerary: 4-5 hours to Ranu Kumbolo then camp, next 3-4 hours Kalimati then camp. Next at midnite start summit attach... More 

Thank romyperdanap
Hong Kong, China
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169 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the climb in 2D/1N and were advised that whilst most Westerners did this the locals tended to do a 3D/2N visit. If you have got time then I would recommend doing what the locals do. We set off from Ranupani around 8 a.m. and reached the base camp at Kalimati around mid afternoon. The walk in is not... More 

Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The highest mountain in Java, 3637 meters from sea level. On the center between malang, Lumajang. From Surabaya you can go there by car,and than you'll change by car 4X4 to Ranupani. In Ranupani you must register to track Semeru.

Thank aljufree ص
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Mount Semeru (Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park) have best view panorama. start trekking from Ranu pane in 3-4 hours go to Ranu Kumbolo. Ranu Kumbolo is lake in the mountain of semeru with clear and fresh water you can drink it. after that, go to Kalimati Camp you will through 'tanjakan cinta', 'oro-oro ombo (verbenna - purple flowers overlay) for... More 

2 Thank Indonesian M
London, United Kingdom
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787 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Taking a horse from the parking lot. Do negotiate. I paid 50,000 each way. The climb to the top requires good shoes. At the top of the crater, the ledge is narrow, so be careful! The views are spectacular!

1 Thank Roland D
Malang, Indonesia
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

do not ever miss to visit Mount Bromo Volcano when you are in Malang. you will not find this kind of superb scenery in other places.

1 Thank ysp_lelyana
Malang, Indonesia
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is natural wonder likes no other can compete. This active volcano, yet we can still explore it and fell the fresh air and a beautiful scenery. Love it!

1 Thank mey_is2
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I recommend to visit there all the way to crater on Mount summit. Fun n fear experience with horse riding climbing till the mountains foot, done the stairs with your own foot then feel, hear and see the crater with your own sense

2 Thank Yusticia P
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Been there on Aug 2016 for 5 days and 4 nights. My second time to Ranu Kumbolo lake, gorgeous as usual.

Thank Sab2390
Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This famous mountain became even more famous after "5 cm" movie, resulting in increase in visitor and also, their waste. To climb Mount Semeru, you'll need to prepare: - Health Certificate (Surat Keterangan Sehat), that you can obtain from your doctor either in hospital, clinic, or public health facility (Puskesmas) - ID and copy of Identity - An IDR 6.000... More 

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