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.