Showing posts with label Mountains and Craters. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mountains and Craters. Show all posts
Rinjani Mountain Lombok

Rinjani Mountain Lombok

The Powerful Rinjani mountain is a Gigantic Volcano that towers across the island of Lombok. A climb to the top is among the most exhilarating adventures you can get in Indonesia. In 3,726 meters tall, Gunung Rinjani is the next greatest hill in Indonesia. The rise of the surface may be painful, but it's well worth it, also is widely considered among the best viewpoints in the nation.

Mount Rinjani Lombok

Fabled because of its outstanding beauty and eerie isolation, Mount Rinjani is the next Greatest mountain in Indonesia out Irian Jaya. Even though the dominant geographic occurrence, its summit is infrequently seen from the lowlands, as can be shrouded in clouds.

The highlands are woods clad and mostly under developed. The Lowlands are highly-cultivated. Rice, soybeans, tobacco, coffee, cotton, cinnamon, and vanilla are the prominent crops grown in the fertile lands of the island. Tourism can also be ever more popular with trekkers able to see the rim, make their way to the caldera and on occasion even really to make the more arduous climb to the maximum point; fatalities, nevertheless, aren't uncommon.

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The  Breath-taking Segara Anak that is approximately 6km across at its widest point. Rising from the waters of the lake is a new volcano, Mt. Baru, that is due to a group of eruptions throughout the 1990's. Segara Anak can be a spiritual location. The Balinese come here annually and carry out ceremony referred to as Pekelan where jewelry is put inside the lake being an offering to the mountain spirit.

The Park covers 41,330 hectares and sits in a significant bio geographical transition zone (Wallacea). It is the point where the tropical flora and fauna of South East Asia meets that of Australasia. This National Park was established in 1997 and is undoubtedly one of over 40 all through Indonesia.

Mount Rinjani Trek Review


Trekking Mount Rinjani in Lombok Island track is among the Comparable with the more famous mountain roads, Rinjani delivers adventurous respect scenery, waterfalls, rain forest, wild life, hot springs, caves, demanding trekking, pristine lake, fascinating culture not to mention the volcano. We're the only real trekking company which may directly take you further, to the peak of the mountain is very magnificent.

Mount Rinjani Trekking

The crater rim, right down for the Crater Lake then onto Sembalun Lawang, is considered among the greatest treks in South East Asia. More adventurous trekkers might desire to head all of the ways to the summit of the volcano. That is better reached from Sembalun Lawang and takes four days, finishing up in Senaru.

Revenue, the Rinjani Trek is managed by a partnership of National Park officials, people and private sectors of the Lombok tourism business and community representatives.

Revenue from tourism activities and entry fees is Useful for The Rinjani Trek, hence ensuring its sustainability. This Administration model is Unique in Indonesia and considered a typical instance of best practice of eco tourism in Indonesia.
Mount Telomoyo

Mount Telomoyo

Mt. Telomoyo
Mt. Telomoyo Salatiga

Tourism Object Mount Telomoyo in Central Java is one of the tourist attractions located in Salatiga district, Central Java Province, Indonesia. Mount Telomoyo is strategically located because it is squeezed by four other mountains namely Mount Merbabu, Mount Andong, Mount Sumbing, and Mount Ungaran. To climb the mountain Telomoyo can be done using a vehicle or walk. There is already access to asphalt road to the top of Mount Telomoyo. At the peak of Telomoyo, we will find a tower signal radio successor.

Mount Telomoyo has a height of 1894 M above sea level, slightly higher than Andong Mountain which has altitudes of 1726 M from above sea level, Mount Telomoyo is between Merbabu Mountain, Ungaran, and Andong, is a strato-shaped volcano, but so far has never been erupted.

With a height of 1894 M above sea level, Mount Telomoyo offers a breathtaking view, from the peak of Mount Telomoyo we can see the row of other high mountains nearby and not only that, but we can also see the extent of the Lake Rawa Pening. Mount Telomoyo can be seen from nearby cities such as Salatiga, Magelang, Temanggung, and Semarang, although still less popular with other mountains, Mount Telomoyo should be one of the lists on your vacation.

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How to get Mount Telomoyo

To get to Mount Telomoyo, you must go to Pandean Village, District Ngablak, Magelang regency, not too difficult to find Pandean Village, because it is still one direction with Ngablak Market. To get to the top of Mount Telomoyo using a motorcycle only takes about 15-30 minutes, but if you walk can take about 2 hours.

Unlike most mountains where we have to walk up to reach the peak, in Mount Telomoyo we do not have to walk very far because there are already roads that can be passed by cars and motorcycles up to the top.
Mount Telomoyo Road
Mt. Telomoyo Road

The road to the top of Mount Telomoyo is quite uphill with a narrow path, just fitting for one car only, so it is better to use a motorcycle, along with the way we will be treated to natural scenery of Salatiga City, Magelang, and Semarang regencies that look beautiful.

There are some tips for climbing on Mount Telomoyo:

1. The best time to climb on Mount Telomoyo is the morning and afternoon.

2. Whether climbing on foot or using a vehicle is not a problem, please adjust to your individual taste.

3. If using a vehicle, it is advisable to use a motorcycle on condition that the bike is in good shape to be secure to the top.

4. Do not throw garbage carelessly and always obey the rules set in Mount Telomoyo.

Argapura Majalengka West Java

Argapura Majalengka West Java

Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura

Argapura Majalengka. Subdistrict Argapura located in eastern Majalengka and Kuningan Regency is an area on the slopes of Mount Ciremai. Subdistrict Argapura also an area of farms and plantations.

Ciremai Mountain is the highest mountain in West Java. Regional geographical condition as it makes the area into agricultural areas and farms, as well as many stores potential tourism interest.

In the field of the District Argapura, there is a lovely place and the main attraction for tourists who want to enjoy the natural beauty of the green. Field staircase steps around the slopes of Mount Ciremai add beauty feast for the eyes. The beautiful sight is better known as Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura.
Terraciring Payaweuyan Argapura
The Beautiful Terraciring Panyaweuyan Argapura Majalengka (image:http://instagram.com/agunpriyatna)

Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura, administratively located in the village Argamukti Argapura District of Majalengka, West Java province. Now, Terracing Panyaweuyan which is an agritourism destination.

Most of the District of Majalengka Argapura, an area of steep hills with altitudes between 400-2000 meters above sea level, and the slope of the land, ranges from 25% to 40%.
Following the contours of the sloping ground, then some of the areas used as staircase steps, creating terraced rice fields that can be used for agriculture and plantations. Some of the featured agricultural products that can be found in the region, such as scallion, rice, sweet potatoes, onions, and so on.

In the agricultural area, Panyaweuyan could be a paradise for photography or the tourists who want to enjoy the scenery cannot be found elsewhere. Each holiday location Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura visited by many photographers and tourists both local and from outside Majalengka.

One note for the visitors Argapura Majalengka, please enjoy the scenery of Panyaweuyan Argapura, but not to damage by trampling crops that were there just for the sake to take pictures of this beautiful place.

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Argapura Majalengka West Java
Sunrise at Argapura Majalengka (image:http://instagram.com/agunpriyatna)

Panyaweuyan Argapura is a place where visitors can see some of the mountains are located in areas that are adjacent to Majalengka. The best time to enjoy all the beauty that is in Terracing Panyaweuyan is the morning, since at half past six in the morning until 8 am. You will be hypnotized by the beauty of nature in Argapura Majalengka.

How to get to Argapura Majalengka

The distance from Jakarta to Majalengka is approximately 200 km.
If in average times can be reached within 4 or 5 hours by road. No route by air, sea or rail there, because Majalengka has no airport, the sea, and the train station. If using a private vehicle from Jakarta and its surroundings can be reached via three routes, via Bandung, Subang or Cirebon / Indramayu.

If you want to try to enjoy the panoramic beauty of the area Terracing Panyaweuyan, from Majalengka, you can search for Terminal Maja after that to follow the path that leads to Argalingga get Sadasari-Sukasari T-junction turn right. Cilongkrang after the bridge turn left or can ask directions to Teja Permana / Cibunut or Cibuluh.

The road condition is quite good just a bit cramped, so when you've entered the agricultural area is better to use a motorcycle or by foot. If you are like cycling, please try using a bike to this place. The best time to enjoy natural scenery in Panyaweuyan Argapura is the rainy season, due to physical conditions greens.

The Extraordinary of Kawah Putih Bandung Indonesia

The Extraordinary of Kawah Putih Bandung Indonesia


Kawah Putih Bandung
The Scenery is so Beautiful in Kawah Putih Bandung

Kawah Putih Bandung (White Crater), including one of the favorite tourist spots in Bandung that you must visit. Here, you'll find a view of the Crater Lake that contains sulfur, making them have lovely shades to be immortalized through the camera.

Kawah Putih is the most famous tourist attraction in Bandung. Kawah Putih is located in Ciwidey, Bandung, West Java, more or less 50 kilometers south of the downtown of Bandung. Because of its location in Ciwidey, it is often called by the name Kawah Putih Ciwidey. Kawah Putih is a lake fashioned by using the eruption of Mount Patuha. Real to its name, the area in this spot is white because of mixing the elemental sulfur.

Kawah Putih (White Crater) is located in a mountainous region have a height of over 2.400 meters above ocean level. With the elevation, the temperature in the Kawah Putih Bandung is approximately 9 degrees Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius.

The History of Kawah Putih Bandung


The tale of the history of the White crater started out in the 10th century in which there has been an enormous explosion via Patuha. After this eruption, there are lots of people expect that this region is a haunted part of every bird flew past the area will die. After some time, belief in haunted this location began to fade, until eventually in 1837 there has been a German botanist came to the site to behavior studies.

A researcher named Dr. Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn are very inquisitive about the isolated mountain place which isn't even a foul flying over it, so he went to the village to look for records. At that time, all of the facts he got was cited that the region haunted and inhabited with the aid of spirits.

For Dr. Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn, the local community statement became not reasonable. Due to the fact he did no longer agree with those tales, he went into the jungle to find out what is in there. Lengthy story quick, subsequently Dr. Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn effectively reached the summit of the mountain, and from the pinnacle, he saw there was a stunning white lake with a pungent odor of sulfur.

Seeing that then, the life of Kawah Putih Ciwidey became famous and started from 1987, the government advanced this vicinity as a vacationer spot that offers an entirely unique experience of seeing the lake which could alternate coloration.


Kawah Putih on the Slopes of Mount Patuha

Things to do in Kawah Putih


What do to in Kawah Putih? You can perform the following activities:


Enjoying of Hot Spring in Kawah Putih


In Kawah Putih area there are three hot springs: Patuha, Cimanggu, and Walini. Each hot spring has its own feature. And in Walini hot spring there are some swimming pools complete with hot water firstly from the mountain. There are a variety of benefits you may get from the primary season. First, the water carries precise mineral which is ideal for your pores and skin, then the new water additionally helps to enjoy your muscle. Playing hot spring is a must to do in Kawah Putih.

Exploring the Tea Plantation


After you have enjoyed the hot spring, you can proceed with your experience by studying the tea plantation, you simply stroll around taking after the little way of the tea estate or seeing the general population culling the tea take off.

Take a Photo


That is the most popular activity in Kawah Putih. In reality, kawah putih is an artificial sulphuric lake. So it has beautiful surroundings view with foggy slope and green water. So, the primary element to do and seem in your thoughts is to take a photo of it. This sulphuric lake that encompassing by evergreen scene ought to be recorded by camera or video, and this is an excellent spot.
The splendor of Kawah Putih additionally makes it a favorite location for people who enjoy images. This region has been referred to as one of the preferred web sites for detailed consultation, inclusive of pre-wedding. There also are expert photographers that traveling Kawah Putih, in particular, hunting for this spectacular scenery.


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Thick Fog in Kawah Putih Bandung
Thick fog in Kawah Putih Bandung

Kawah Putih Accommodation


Within a radius of 1 kilometer to 10 kilometers from Kawah Putih in Ciwidey, there are many accommodation options, from hotels, villas, up to the resort and guest house. To get lodging, maybe you should make bookings in advance to get an empty room, especially during the holiday season. You can contact the hotel directly or search online at Kawah Putih Bandung.

Kawah Putih Entrance Fee


Kawah Putih Bandung also included one of the tourist attractions in Bandung, which is quite cheap. The admission price of the Kawah Putih Bandung on weekdays and weekends is Rp. 18.000 ($2)/person. The ticket is valid for all domestic travelers. As for foreign tourists, a tariff is Rp 50.000 ($5)/person.

Travel Transportation Rates (Ontang Anting)


The fare is Rp 15.000 ($2)/person for the round trip, and the car will escort any visitor of the gate (which was parked in the parking lot below) to the location of the crater. The term Ontang Anting taken from the Sundanese language that means for. The most extreme limit for 1 Ontang Anting is 12 individuals, but do not worry if you do not get a place because many Ontang Anting is operating in the area.
Kawah Putih Bandung tourist attractions are open daily from 7 am until 5 pm.


Kawah Putih Bandung from Google Map
Kawah Putih Bandung from Google Map

How to get Kawah Putih Bandung


The trip to Kawah Putih from Jakarta using private vehicles, you just need to utilize the highway paths Cipularang and way out through the road stall of Kopo. From that point, you need to go to Soreang and drive toward the south Ciwidey.

On the off chance that you utilize accessible transportation, you can ride convenient transportation from the transport station of Leuwi Panjang making a beeline for the Ciwidey transport station. From the Ciwidey transport position, you can utilize accessible transportation to the Situ Patenggang and down before the doors of Kawah Putih Bandung.

Batur Volcano and Lake Batur Kintamani Bali

Batur Volcano and Lake Batur Kintamani Bali


For those of you who love adventure activities, sightseeing in Mount Batur is a perfect choice. You can imagine, the attractions located in the Kintamani Bali offers natural scenery that is truly amazing.  Mount Batur Volcano Caldera located in the Kintamani Bangli Regency, Bali is located at an altitude of 1000 to 2172 meters above sea level. This area has a cold weather with an average temperature of between 15 to 20 degrees Celsius. The appeal of this place is the crater, Caldera, and Lake Batur.  Mount Batur volcano erupted several times.  Mount Batur volcano eruption was first recorded in 1804, and the last one was in 2000.

In case you are planning on mountain climbing to the pinnacle of Mount Batur, you may see a very stunning view of the crater and the beautiful dawn on Mount Batur. The mountain of Bali has 3 volcanic craters, specifically crater Batur I, Batur II and Batur III. Mount Batur has a widespread Caldera, which amounted to 13.8 x 10 kilometers and is one of the most critical and maximum stunning Caldera in the international.
Mount Batur volcano Kintamani Bali
Mount Volcano Batur Kintamani

Lake Batur


Lake Batur is the largest lake on the island of Bali. Lake Batur is located on the slopes of Mount Batur which is an ancient caldera formed by the thunder of Mount Batur erupted thousands of years ago. Lake Batur creates a Crescent Moon with blue color under standard conditions. Because of the uniqueness of place, UNESCO establishes this position as Global Geopark Network. Lake Batur is located at an altitude of about 1050 meters above sea level cause the cold weather during the day and cooler at night, about 21 degrees Celsius. The surface area of the Lake is around 16 square kilometers and a depth of about 60 meters. This much natural lake water because it comes from rainwater and seepage of water from existing forests in the mountains. Water from the Lake Batur is currently still used for farming and irrigation for the surrounding communities.

Activities that can be conducted at Lake Batur, among others, the rounds use the gondola or a boat supplied by local people. Also, you can also circle around the Lake Batur is using a boat, and you can also do fishing in this Lake. The Lake also provides rental of fishing tools. To view the beautiful Sunrise, you can do activities to climbing Mount Batur and Mount Batur trekking as well. Trekking & Hiking in Mount Batur is one of the most popular activities for visitors.
Toya Bungkah Village Bali
Toya Bungkah Village Bali (source flikr.com)

The largest village is on the banks of Lake Batur is the town of Toya Bungkah. Toya Bungkah is a starting point for tourists who will climb to the top of Mount Batur. The village also has several hot springs are channeled to the outdoor public baths. Surrounding communities believe that these hot springs can cure various diseases of the skin.

If you want to see the beauty of Lake Batur in Kintamani Bali as a whole, you can go to the village of Penelokan. The village is situated on a higher plain than at Lake Batur Kintamani, so beautiful views of the Lake and Mount Batur which stand foursquare can be seen clearly with a comprehensive vision.

Lake Batur Accommodation


Facilities around the Mount Batur and Lake Batur are also quite adequate. There are lots of hotels, or homestay cheap to luxury can be found quickly in this area, particularly in the region of Kintamani Bali. At Lake Batur also many restaurants are serving typical regional food Bali or Western food. And you can enjoy the natural beauty of Mount Batur and Lake Batur from the restaurant that you visit.
Floating Restaurant of Batur Lake
Floating Restaurants of Batur Lake (source flikr.com)

How to get to Batur Lake


Mountain and Lake Batur is located approximately 65 kilometers from the city of Denpasar. From Ngurah Rai airport, this place can be reached in less than 2 hours drive through Gianyar. In case you are from Singaraja, the access to this location to pass the village of Kubutambahan with a travel time of approximately 1.5 hours.

To go to the site of Lake Batur Kintamani can be done with various types of transport. The easiest way, of course, is to utilize the services of existing travel agent in Bali Island. While if you want to go there independently, you can use the services of a rental car or motorcycle. To rent a car, the cost ranges between Rp 400.000 to 500.000 ($40-$50) a day and to rent a vehicle, rent rates more or less Rp 100.000 ($10) a day.

Simply a pleasant reminder to word visitors must usually exercise warning while touring to the Lake Batur Kintamani is because the road to the Lake Batur pretty winding and it's miles a path complete of climbs.

Blue Flame Phenomenon of Ijen Crater

Blue Flame Phenomenon of Ijen Crater


Ijen Crater is part of the Nature Reserve Ijen Tour. Administratively, Ijen Crater is located in the two districts of the Banyuwangi and Bondowoso. Ijen crater is located above the height 2.443 meters above sea level and is part of Mount Ijen; one of the volcanoes is still active in Java Island.
Ijen Crater Caldera
Ijen Crater Caldera

The name of the Ijen has known the world since the advent of two tourists from French Nicolas Hulot and his wife Katia Kraft in 1971. They wrote the story of the enchantment of the Ijen Crater along with the harsh lives of the miner's slabs of sulfur in the magazine Geo, France. Two this becomes the main attraction for tourists and world photographer.

Ijen Crater is a crater that has the most acidic levels in the world. Have the wall of the massive caldera 300-500 meters, while width reaches 5.466 hectares. For the size of his own crater approximately 20 km. The crater has a depth of about 300 meters on the wall of the caldera. Regarding natural attractions of this panorama has an exquisite natural charm. In the morning you will see the scenery of the sunrise which is remarkable. Ijen Crater has a quite extraordinary beauty with the lake of sulfur is green Tosca with a touch of dramatic and beautiful. Lake Ijen has degree zero acid and has the depth of 200 meters. A high acid can dissolve human fingers and clothes.


Ijen Crater Volcano
Ijen Crater Volcano

Things to do in the Ijen Crater Blue Fire


Crater Ijen have the atmosphere of the hill become a special appeal for you to visit Crater Ijen. Not only that the enchantment of the rising sun offered at the Ijen Crater and the most anticipated later from the tourists who came here is to observe the natural phenomenon of the directly ‘’Blue Flame’’ in Ijen Crater that you can enjoy in the early morning until about 05.00 am.

Not only scenery that you can find is natural phenomenon namely the view of the Lake crater green fringe corners. That will hypnotize every visitor who comes around. The visitors who came here also can see the mining process sulfur, not only that houses near Ijen Crater you can visit agrotourism, and here you will be shown how to treat of coffee.

See Blue Flame Phenomenon


Ijen Crater Blue Fire
Ijen Crater Blue Fire (source flikr.com)

Ijen Crater offers an exotic beauty back in the early days. The sulfur liquid that flows from the incessant under the crater glows blue flame poses. This phenomenon occurred just two in the world that Iceland's first and second there in Ijen crater. To enjoy the spectacular views of this nature you should climb Mount Ijen, which started around 2 a.m. at the entrance (Paltuding), by holding her cold mountain air temperature reaches 10 Celsius degree movies, even can reach 2 degrees Celsius. But it will not be felt with an incredible sight that you will go through during the hike.

Traditional Sulfur Mining


Sulfur Miners
Sulfur Miners

Ijen Crater is a crater that is used for sulfur mining territory which is in Banyuwangi Regency, East Java, which is also the largest sulfur mining in Indonesia and still uses traditional ways of processing. Ijen Crater has sulfur that will never run out because it can come out continuously by itself. Sublimates sulfur is beneficial for the needs of the chemical industry, also, can also be used for purification of sugar. In the southeast side of the Ijen Crater, there is fumarole field which is always issuing volcanic gasses with a high enough concentration of sulfur so often creates a very pungent smell.

Generally, the sulfur miners making improvements on foot, down the caldera as far as 3 km to take sulfur. It is not an easy thing to do because they still must dig in advance using the tools potluck. Then the stones are broken down and put in the same large baskets. Sulfur miners can carry stones weighing 100 kg. This is not a burden that is lightweight and easy to do. In addition to anticipating the strong scent of sulfur fumes, they use breathing masks are used as improvised protective.

Coffee Agro


If you depart from Bondowoso, you will pass through the area of Arabica coffee plantation. It's worth stopping by and tries the wise ones are here. You can walk around the estate and see the process of picking up of processing to produce the best coffee with the taste.


How to get to Ijen Crater


For those of you coming from out of town, you can visit this place by using aircraft accommodation can transit in Surabaya's Juanda Airport for International flight path, or it could be a direct transit at the airport Blimbingsari Banyuwangi to the local flight path after that you could use ground transportation.

For the first route that you can go through to make a road trip from Banyuwangi toward Licin sub-district, this is about 15 km. In this path, you can use the motor vehicle or car. From a slick Sub, towards Patulding about 18 km from here, you can rent a jeep type car because the road where considerable winding and uphill. The journey about 1 hour then you will get Patulding which is the entrance to get to Ijen Crater.

Also for those of you who transit in Surabaya, You can pass the route North of Situbondo heading towards Sempol subdistrict Bondowoso through Wonosari and then resumed the journey to Patulding. This route is more easily traversed, and the road is still good so you could use private vehicles without having to rent a jeep. Travel mileage between Situbondo towards Patulding about 93 km. Following up on Patulding, you can walk as far as 3 km to Ijen Crater. This route is very scenic, assembled rows of pine trees and the coffee trees are neatly laid welcome anyone who passed through it.

The price of admission domestic tourists to Ijen crater is Rp. 5.000 (weekdays) and Rp. 7.500 (holidays). As for the foreign tourists, its price is Rp. 100.000 ($10) (weekdays) and Rp. 150.00 ($12) (holidays).
Volcano Blue Flames
Volcano Blue Flames (source flikr.com)

The best time to visit tourist attractions in East Java is during the dry season between July and September. In these months likely not going to rain so the terrain or road climbing relatively safe and you can enjoy the beauty of the Ijen Crater.

Dieng Plateau is Well Known as "Abode of the Gods"

Dieng Plateau is Well Known as "Abode of the Gods"


Dieng Plateau has the foremost distinctive natural atmosphere and various, with gorgeous landscapes. There are plenty of lovely Lake Assemblage, ancient temples and additionally a unique phenomenon of the Dieng crater and the mountain Dieng Prau that is a height of 2,565 meters above sea level as the highest peak within the Dieng Plateau.

Dieng's name comes from Sanskrit, that is "Di," that means a high profile and "Hyang" which means the place of the gods and goddesses. Native folks call the sights in Wonosobo most known as a region so stunning with a thick atmosphere of spiritual characteristics.
It’s not surprising this highland is named the ‘Abode of the Gods’. It’s utterly beautiful here. Up on top of this 2.000 meters-high Highland, you’ll see rolling hills stretching as far because the eye will see, spot boiling pits of mud, enjoyment of the wonder of colored lakes, and have the possibility to go to some of the oldest Hindu design in Java.

The Highland is home to a few of small Hindu temples designed around 750 CE as monuments to the god-ancestors and dedicated to Shiva. Although it’s thought that there have been initially four hundred such temples, solely night stay. You’ll witness the earliest fine arts usage of the Javanese infernal masks and marine monsters on the niches and doorways of those little temples nowadays.
Dieng Plateau Central Java
Dieng Plateau Central Java (source flikr.com)


Dieng Plateau Weather


Dieng Plateau is the largest within the world after Nepal. It’s placed to the West of the compound of Mount Sindoro and Mount Sumbing concerning 26 kilometers from town Centre of Wonosobo, administratively located in the border area of Banjarnegara district and Wonosobo, Central Java. Air temperature in Dieng plateau ranges 12 until 18 ° C throughout the day and 5 to 9 ° Celsius at night time. During the dry season (July – September), temperatures will reach 4 ° C within the morning.

The natural beauty of Dieng Plateau became the grace that's valuable because the mainstay of the traveler attractions in Central Java, Dieng Plateau in Wonosobo and Banjarnegara domain offers over 37 attractions that are recognized worldwide. Dieng Plateau with all its cultural and natural phenomena makes anyone who visits feel stunned, antiquity some citizens of The Netherlands usually came to visit Dieng Plateau. Currently, they even dared to start promoting to European countries to visit Dieng Plateau. A mixture of beauty and majesty of nature panorama cultural remains of the past makes the Dieng plateau has its own added value compared with the other.  plenty of people who have visited various attractions around the corners of the world, and there are rarely like Dieng Plateau.  furthermore in the distance, travel between objects, nearly all of the attractions that are on the Dieng Plateau with its axis to each other.

Stunning Attractions at Dieng Plateau

The temples are on the Dieng Plateau


In the Dieng Plateau, Hindu temples are scattered on Dieng Plateau are named with the name of the famous characters within the epic Mahabharata. There were Bhima, Arjuna, Gatot Kaca, Srikandi, so forth. The art of temple architecture adopted the existing temple buildings in India. This will be seen from the statues that adorn the side of the construction of the temple. Including the Mahakala, Nandi Swara Mahesasura Mardini, Durga, Ganesha, and Agastya. 2 temples may be compared is Candi Arjuna who is similar to the Bhintargaon Temple in India as well as Candi Semar like Parasurameswara Temple (India) and the form of the Mandapa.
Dieng Plateau Temples
The Temples at Dieng Plateau

Bukit Sikunir Dieng ( Sikunir Hill )


Sikunir peak is a popular place for tourists to see the sunrise. Sunrise here is incredibly exceptional, with views of the Golden Sun that rises above the clouds that are transverse. As an alternative, you'll enjoy the Sunrise through Viewing the Dieng features a height of meters 1.789 meters from sea level or from Mount Prau (2.566 m) that is the highest point in Dieng Plateau.

Telaga Warna Dieng (The colored Lake)


There is heaps of gorgeous Lake that is within the Dieng plateau, with its main attraction may be a terribly unique Telaga Warna faithful its name, Telaga Warna blaze red unique like green, yellow, blue, and silver. You can also visit the Lake known as Cebong that's placed within the village Sembungan, the highest village in Central Java. If you wish to visit the Menjer Lake water travel, this is the deepest lake in Wonosobo.

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Telaga Warna Dieng (The Colored Lake)
Telaga Warna Dieng Plateau ( The Colored Lakes) (source flikr.com)

Telaga Cebong Dieng (Cebong Lake)


This is lake above the clouds, a lake that is located at an altitude of 2.300 meters above sea level, placed within the village of Sembungan. Telaga Cebong is a lovely natural harmony that you just will meet in the traveler area of Dieng plateau in Wonosobo. You’ll even camp out in the field of the Lake. The blue color of the sky blends with the green of the hills of bouncing on the surface of the pool crystal clear and quiet. In this place, you'll feel a natural beauty that's such a charming and refreshing mountain air. Up the boat and skirted the Lake this can be the best way to feel the charm of nature quietness owned on top of the clouds.

Kawah Sikidang (Sikidang Crater)


As the mountainous volcanic terrain that's still active, don't be surprised if there are plenty of these features are still puffing smoke. One among the most famous is Kawah Sikidang that has sulfur compounds in it. The Sileri Crater and Candradimuka Crater is additionally a volcanic crater that's value to be visited, the cavity is located within the tourist area of Dieng Plateau.
Kawah Sikidang (Sikidang Crater)
Sikidang Crater (source flikr.com)

The Perfect Time to Visit Dieng Plateau


Take into account that since the Dieng Plateau is placed around 2.000 meters on the pinnacle of sea degree; it’s tons cooler than on the encircling lowlands. Sunlight hour’s temperatures are around fifteen ranges Celsius and additionally the nights are even chillier, at around ten stages Celsius. It’s commonly a hint cooler in the course of the season from may add to, October but there may be substantially much less rain all through those times and is that the excellent season to visit the Dieng Plateau, considerably within the months of June, July or August. Those months have a tendency to be the peak travel months to Dieng Plateau, however, even then you undoubtedly attained word crowd  of travelers, therefore, it’s an actually revel into the journey.

The season stretches from November via April and this month is the rainy months, the season isn't always a first rate time to go to Dieng plateau there will be landslides and flooding that makes touring to and from the realm tougher.


How to get to Dieng Plateau


The simplest manner to get to Dieng Plateau is with the aid of land. You’ll be capable of getting to Dieng Plateau from Jakarta by catching a educate or night bus from Jakarta to Purwokerto. From Purwokerto, you’ll have to be forced to capture some other bus to Wonosobo, the most cities at the Dieng Plateau, then any other bus to Dieng.

You could additionally get to Dieng Plateau from Yogyakarta by catching a bus from Yogyakarta to Magelang. From Magelang, you’ll take another bus to Wonosobo, the maximum towns at the Dieng Plateau, so some other bus to Dieng. The ride from Yogyakarta to Dieng the use of public transportation takes around daily, in case you catch all the transfers. But the Dieng Plateau is honestly around a 4 hours’ pressure from Yogyakarta. You'll either lease an automobile and pressure yourself or raise around at your motel and neighborhood travel retailers in Yogyakarta for a shared car as a way to do a right away direction to Dieng Plateau.

Mount Tangkuban Perahu Bandung Indonesia

Mount Tangkuban Perahu Bandung Indonesia


Attractions of Mount Tangkuban Perahu, Bandung is one among the attractions is located about twenty kilometers to the North of Bandung. Tangkuban Perahu is well known both among native tourists and foreign tourists due to its people who is the story of the romance of Sangkuriang and Dayang Sumbi. New attractions of Tangkuban Perahu is located at an elevation of 2.084 meters above sea level or about 6.873 feet. Fresh, therefore, this place features a calm and relaxed Eve as a result of there are several pine trees, tea garden, and garden vegetables. Mount Tangkuban Perahu is a stratovolcano-shaped Summit is elongated and formed like a boat that capsized.
Mount Tangkuban Perahu Bandung
Mount Tangkuban Perahu Bandung

Mount Tangkuban Perahu area is enclosed by a row of beautiful forests. Ranging from the dipterocarp forest, montane forest up to ericaceous, this offers spectacular views and created thousands of pairs of eyes enthralled. The wonder of this pure nature can create your mind be calm and contemporary.

The mountain remains active is an area of natural attractions within the Bandung area adjacent to Lembang. Bandung and is also an excellent tourist area in West Java. As a typical natural attractions mountains that several have a uniqueness and in fact, the natural beauty and coolness of this air are ready to attract many tourists to go to charming places are very lovely at the weekend and particularly once the long holiday season arrives.

The Tankuban Perahu last eruption in 2013, however, the mountain remains a comparatively safe place to visit. Mount Tangkuban Perahu is managed by Perum forestry. The average daily temperature is 17 degrees Celsius throughout the day and 2 degrees Celsius at night time. The mountain is additionally still classified as an active volcano and remains monitored by the Agency's Directorate of Volcanology Indonesia. Some positive signs of this mountain are the sulfur gas and additionally the source of hot water that flows at the foot of the mountain, as an example in Ciater. If visiting this mountain, you're powerfully suggested to bring masks to avoid the stench of sulfur gasses.

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Tangkuban Perahu Story


History of Mount Tangkuban Perahu has become a famous folk’s tale of the times of past times to until recently. Usually, it's related to the story of Sangkuriang and Dayang Sumbi apparently once Sangkuriang could be a boy who loves his own mother Dayang Sumbi and trying a spread of the way so that her mother will marry. And Dayang Sumbi asked Sangkuriang to make a pool of promptly by boat with only 1 night, however, eventually, it failed so that Sangkuriang angry and kicked the ship the other way up. Then this can be the boat that's considered because of the origin of the existence of Mount Tangkuban Perahu.

It has 3 craters, i.e. Ratu Crater, Domas Crater and Upas Crater. As a result of its beauty, Tangkuban Perahu usually used as places for pre-wedding photos, filming, as well as video clips. You’ll be able to additionally ride a horse for rounding some crater.

The Ratu Crater ( Queen Crater)


The Ratu Crater ( Queen Crater)
The Ratu Crater (source flikr.com)

It is the biggest crater of the 3 most famous crater of Tangkuban Perahu. To induce to the current hole, you'll use a personal car or a rental car at a location which will take you up to the Ratu Crater. The road leading into the crater isn't difficult, so many tourists coming back. The Ratu Crater will be viewed from the higher track with fences from wood for the protection of travelers. Stunning views you'll be able to see here. The bottom round the crater is white with yellowish colored stone as a result of the content of sulfur. Additionally, you'll see the smoke billowing from the crater. Round the site, several little shops are merchandising a variety of souvenirs like hats, scarves, gloves, masks and also a variety of crafts from wood. Not only souvenirs, but there are also food stalls merchandising boiled noodles and hot tea or grilled sticky rice that may be a typical food from Lembang Bandung.

The Domas Crater


Domas Crater (source flikr.com)

The Domas Crater is located on the plain that is below the Ratu Crater. Not like within the Ratu Craters are only allowed to envision from a distance and are restricted to a wooden fence, within the Domas Crater, you'll take a better look. Even you'll be able to also perform testing of the heat of the crater by boiling the eggs here. If you'd prefer to visit the crater Domas 16.00 above, then you must hire a guide for safety reason. Additionally to these 3 cavities, there's another fascinating Mount Tangkuban Perahu, specifically Tree Manarasa. Several of the trees growing around these sights have red leaves, and if consumed it feels almost like the leaves of the guava. According to local people, the leaves of this tree will treat diarrhea. Uniquely, they also believe that the leaves may produce ageless. Dayang Sumbi thought to continuously eat the leaves, that he stays beautiful and young.

The Upas Crater


Upas Crater (source flikr.com)

Upas Crater placed next to the Ratu Crater. To achieve it, you need to go through the road is steep and Sandy. Maybe it's that makes some tourists visiting here less compared to the Ratu Crater. Additionally, Upas Crater is additionally smaller and shallower.

The Road to Tangkuban Perahu


Tours of Tangkuban Perahu are located at Sukajaya, Lembang-West Bandung- West Java. To travel to Tangkuban Perahu guests don't need to be confused as a result of the access is very simple reachable by public transport or personal vehicle. Along the way also will quickly we find clues to the road to tour the Tangkuban Perahu. For those of you who come back from outside the region, you'll advance transit in Bandung. From Bandung city, you would like to travel to Subang direction, towards the North of Bandung. Distance fare is around twenty kilometers away.
Souvenir Shops at Mount Tangkuban Perahu
Souvenir Shops and Food Stall at Tangkuban Perahu


Tangkuban Perahu Entrance Fee


Domestic tourists:

Entrance fee: Rp 20.000/person

Motorcycle parking: Rp 5.000

Car parking: Rp 10.000

Bus parking: Rp 20.000

Foreign tourists:

Entrance fee: Rp 50.000 ($5)/person

Motorcycle parking: Rp 7.000

Car parking: Rp 15.000

Bus parking: Rp 25.000

Indonesia Volcano Destinations : Mount Kelimutu Flores

Indonesia Volcano Destinations : Mount Kelimutu Flores


Mount Kelimutu Three Lakes
Mount Kelimutu Three Lake from Google Map

Mount Kelimutu Three Lakes


Kelimutu Lake enclosed within the area of Kelimutu National Park, a national park, the smallest of the six national parks that exist within the area of Bali and Nusa Tenggara. These sights are on the highest of Mount Kelimutu with 1,639 altitude meters or 5,377 feet above sea level. Kelimutu Lake consists of three ' puddle ' or the crater with a unique color. The third broad Lake is more or less 1,051,000 square meters with a water volume 1,292 million cubic meters. The boundary between Lake is a single narrow rock wall of a landslide. The wall is extremely steep slope angle of seventy degrees. The peak of the barrier of the Lake ranges from 50 up to 150 meters.

In addition to known as Lake Kelimutu, traveler attractions are also called three colored Lakes. A natural phenomenon that is very wonderful because three craters with proximity, however, have entirely different water color. The color of the water of the Lake is mostly red, white and blue, however, will transform into a green, black and Brown, or different color variations. Uniquely, once researchers attempt to take this because of the lake water samples, the water is clear with no color.

Kelimutu Lake is one among the famous lake, not only in Indonesia but however also in foreign countries. The color of the water is ever-changing, and it's additionally the place that is at the highest of Mount offers an exotic beauty which will never be forgotten by tourists who come back to this location. The name of Kelimutu may be a portmanteau of "Keli" that Means Mountain and also the word "Mutu" which means to boil. According to fundamental belief, the color on the Lake Kelimutu means that every color contains a mighty force of nature.

Three Lakes is separated by a steep rock cliff that's easily a landslide. Therefore tourists are expected to take care of a secure distance whereas flying within the area around the Lake. The right time to visit these sights is between the months of June to August because rain tends to not get off so the field should reach will be more secure.

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3 Coloured Lakes
Kelimutu Lakes who Always be a Mystery

These three lakes of different colors on top of Mount Kelimutu name severally. Locals believe that it's the abode of souls of those who died. The west most Lake (far) that's named "Tiwu Ata Mbupu" which means "Lake of souls of parents who have died." Placed in the middle of a Lake named Lake "Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai" which means "Lake for the souls of young people who have died." And placed on the east side was given the name "Tiwu Ata Polo" which means "Lake to the souls who once life continuously doing evil.”  It's the first Lake reached by tourists. The name Tiwu itself in native language means that Lake. From the Three Lakes, that is most often changes color is Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai. 

According to the locals, this can be possible because the soul that occupies the Lake remains young and so labile have an effect on changes the color of the water of the Lake.
If you would like to get the most practical view of the Lake Kelimutu, went climbing between the hours of 2-3 a.m. from Moni that is the nearest village to the location of the Lake. Arriving at the Summit, you'll be able to see a view of the sunrise over Lake Kelimutu is marvelous. Do not forget to set up cameras to capture the natural beauty around the three colored lakes.

Kelimutu National Park has a facility and a mini jungle inside which you may be capable of seeing a variety of the plant life and fauna of Flores Island. The ability includes seventy-eight varieties of timber, collectively with many which are endemic to Flores just like the Uta onga, turuwara, and arngoni. You’ll actually have the opportunity to check some adorable creatures endemic to Flores Island, like Hainald’s Rat, also as a few prone animals just like the Javan Rusa and pink jungle hen.
Kelimutu National Park
Kelimutu National Park Flores

History of the Kelimutu Lake


The beginning of the far-famed lakes of Kelimutu was at about 1915 when it had been first discovered by a national of Netherlands, Van Such Telen. Moreover, Lake Kelimutu wider famous across the world when in 1912 y. Bouman explains in fascinating how Lake Kelimutu has the uniqueness and extraordinary beauty Since then, foreign tourists began arriving and growing a lot. In addition to tourists, who visited the Lake Kelimutu are the scientists from different countries who want to do scientific research.

Although the results of the analysis scientists believe the Lake Kelimutu color differences because of natural phenomena, not so with the locals. The native people are convinced it's the haven of individuals who have died.
Mount Kelimutu Lakes
The Road to Kelimutu Lakes (source flikr.com)

How to get to Kelimutu


Mount Kelimutu is positioned in the center of Flores, Indonesia and is kind of forty miles from the city of Ende and fifty-two miles from the metropolis of Maumere. Each Ende and Maumere has small airports with flights to and from major hubs in Indonesia. Whether or not you reach Ende or Maumere, your destination is going to be to the town of Moni, a city located simplest nine miles from the lakes and also the same old base for touring Kelimutu. 

From Maumere, the experience to Moni can take around 3 to four hours. For Ende, the experience to Moni takes around one to two hours. Reaching to the lakes will be an entirely little journey in itself. You’ll preliminary take the go up Mount Kelimutu then walk taking walks for 1.5 kilometers till you get to the foot of the 127 steps resulting in the edge of the crater. It’s virtually well worth the walk and additionally, the climb after you’re on the summit, you’ll have a magnificent, view of the Kelimutu lakes.