Volcano Bandung Tour

Volcano Bandung Tour

If you come to Bandung for sightseeing and enjoying the nature, then the volcano Bandung tour would suit you best. Just make sure that in order to really enjoy the volcano tour, it’d be better that you leave the hotel early in the morning to avoid the sunburn and the heat that might strike when you are on top of the volcano.

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Volcano Bandung Tour FAQs

Q: How long does the tour last?
A: Usually the full Bandung volcano tour lasts for maximum of 12 hours. However it is also possible to shorten the tour into just 6-hour period.

Q: How many Bandung volcano tours do you have?
A: Currently we have 2 most popular volcano Bandung tours. However if you have been to these 2 volcanoes, there is still another volcano you can go to which is located a little bit farther than these 2 volcanoes. This volcano is located in the eastern part of Bandung.

Q:  Are the volcanoes in Bandung still active?
A: Yes, those two volcanoes included in the tour itinerary are still active. But the one located at the north is way more active than the other one at the south.

Q: Is it possible to visit both volcanoes in the north and the south within just one day?
A: Since these two volcanoes are located very far each other, you need at least 2 days to visit both volcanoes.

Q: How far are the volcanoes from downtown Bandung?
A: Tangkuban Perahu (the one at the north) is located around 33 kilometers from Bandung, while Kawah Putih is located around 49 kilometers from Bandung. You can reach Tangkuban Perahu within 1 hour from Bandung while it takes around 2.5 hours to reach Kawah Putih crater lake from Bandung. However it can take much longer during high season and long weekends.

Q: Is there a volcano in Jakarta?
A: Truly sorry there is no volcano in Jakarta city.

Q: Is there anything to buy at the volcano?
A: You can find handicrafts and souvenirs locally made at both Tangkuban Perahu and Kawah Putih crater lake. The usual items you can get are key chains, fridge magnets, t-shirts, jewelry of many styles and sizes, and last but not least, fresh strawberries!

Q: What time are the volcanoes open and closed?
A: Both volcanoes are open at 7 am and closed at 5 pm.

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Volcano Bandung Tour Dos and Don’ts

Dos –          Bring umbrella or jacket or sweater or raincoat (during rainy season only).

–          Apply sunblock.

–          Bargain and compare prices before you decide to buy anything at the volcano areas.

–          Wear good quality of mask, especially at the Kawah Putih.

Don’ts –          Go over the (border) fence when taking pictures.

–          Touch the water in the lake at Kawah Putih as it is very acidic.

–          Bring home volcanic rocks.

–          Separate from the group.

–          Stay for too long (more than 30 minutes) at the Kawah Putih due to the strong sulfuric concentrate in the air.


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