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Mount Papandayan

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Wonder of the planet

Imagine swimming in warm water in the midst of cool air, while above you looms an active volcano... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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went up during dark on a way we wouldnt have found without our guide. Afterward sunrise we could... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Antonia H
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15 km from Garut | Cisurupan Regency, Garut 44163, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine swimming in warm water in the midst of cool air, while above you looms an active volcano bursting out clouds of ash and the evening fog sets in. Truly you feel like in Swiss and thus the city is aptly named Swiss of Java....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RajeshGindwani
Reviewed 7 November 2018

went up during dark on a way we wouldnt have found without our guide. Afterward sunrise we could roam around, see the dead forest, hot springs, sulphurgas coming out. You cna just be "inside" the vulcano, experience it, its not only watching from a distance

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Antonia H
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Hi traveler ,I'm rangga nurfahmi ( Facebook, Instagram) local guide from this mountain,speak English, flexible person and can accompany you're during explore this volcano If needed information just call by email Short Tracking Nature track Jungle track Camping Sunrise

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank rangganPapandayan
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great place and the place name they called "Hutan Mati" you should go there . Then we have tour leader the best in garut is "jelajah garut" very completed they explained all information about papandayan to us . Thank you jelajah garut .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Azky Fauzan H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We visited there only 3 places, vulcano area, dead forest and lake on the top! We went little bit late, already 11am with a guide. After almost 2 hour (slowly) walked, we reached vulcano area en dead forest. It was great .... it worthed to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hania-Sae
Reviewed 11 September 2018

New on climb, hike and camping stuff? Then this mount is perfect for you. This is my first experience camping on mountain and it's like a dream. There are 4 of us, we begin the day by woke up in the back of the pick-up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kemarifood
Reviewed 4 September 2018

If you're new on hiking stuff, and you decide you want to go for a fun hike - with or without camping - then Papandayan is definitely the answer for you. The height is 2665 meters to the top with such amazing amazing amaazziiinggg view...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Okei_fine
Reviewed 24 August 2018

If you want to go to this mountain, you will need around 1.5-2 hours journey depends on the traffic. just follow the google maps and you will reach this place. the price was not too expensive (20-30k) for Indonesian. But it is very expensive for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ValentinoEdward
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Papandayan is one for the complete novice. The walk is moderate, in the open over broken rocks. Camping is a breeze, with tents for hire and food stalls nearby. Do catch the sunrise at Goeber Hoet.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank stpn_cx
Reviewed 9 June 2018

If you're like us and rather see nature than man-made attractions while in Indonesia, this is an absolute must! I cannot emphasise enough how much my husband and I enjoyed ourselves here. I was very paranoid about coming here because reviews seemed to vary quite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank kohhmchristine
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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.
Chan J
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Response from mignon31 | Reviewed this property |
I met a good local guide from Garut who can arrange your transportation from Bandung to the places you would like to go and who can guide you on the papandayan with overnight camping. His name is dedy rosadi (dedys tour) and... More
12 November 2016|
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Response from Vizzavanhach |
Hi, to avoid being charged high prices or illegal fees from tourism places,my advice is you better hire a local guide, I know some of the best, one of them is Mr.Edu, he is very honest and open person. For recomendation... More
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