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Address: Lembang, Indonesia
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US$152.50*
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Private Full-Day Bandung Tour from Jakarta
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Tangkuban Perahu Crater Tour from Bandung

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This mountain volcanoes is certainly worth visiting at least once. I have been twice, both times on a week day which meant fewer crowds. Both times using my KITAS which allowed me... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sentul, Indonesia
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Sentul, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This mountain volcanoes is certainly worth visiting at least once. I have been twice, both times on a week day which meant fewer crowds. Both times using my KITAS which allowed me local price without much problem. They tried to trick us the first time but we were informed and refused to pay more than local. They finally obliged, however,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Foreigners pay 10x the price of locals, nice way to rip-off money. Not worth it, even with champagne on the volcano. Indeed a turist trap.

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Thank Tiago J
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here together with my family about a year ago. The only thing that I really didn't like were the people around you, will keep trying to sell you something. My tip for this is... go with a local tour guide they'll either help you to negotiate or tell them that you are not interested. But this side is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's really a hit and miss for me. On 1 hand, you get to see a live volcano. On the other hand, it is so crowded that you are looking more at ppl than the volcano. And once you taken the necessary photos or selfie, that's it. It is a bit more interesting if you take the hike to the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But then the entrance fee of 30,000 can be multiplied by 10 times for farangs. So go with a local friend to avoid this scam or you can go early in the morning before the guards come. There should be no fee to get to the top. The trail can be from the lava flowed hole so just follow the... More 

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Hammelburg, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the gate of the volcano park locals pay 30 000 and foreign tourists pay 300 000. That is not acceptable. Do not go on Sundays as the whole spot is overcrowded. Way back to Bandung costed us 2,5 hours. The volcano and the hot springs are worth to see but surely not for this price of money and time.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to visit as this is one of the most popular site near Bandung.The crater and surrounding area are natural beauties but not the best compared to other craters in Indonesia. The first "trap" are the touts. They will follow you around and act helpful , before trying to sell you necklace/keychains at exorbitant price. They claim it's made... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we are not allowed to walk down to get close to the volcano site... however you can click pretty good pictures... walk up the hill for an awesome view ...the walk up may be a little steep and you got to be careful with your steps...besides that, there is pony rides available for kids...there are many peddlers selling stuff such... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Gorgeous spot, no doubt, with picturesque scenes and great photo ops. However, the entrance ticket is terribly expensive for foreigners. The touts here, disguised as kind local guides, are ruthless and use emotional blackmail and play on your sympathy to make a quick buck. They are persistent and sell cheap souvenirs at exorbitant ripoff prices. Despite prior warning about falling... More 

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Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A day trip here.... Nice view from the top of the volcano.... Lots of things sold here..... Must go if in Bandung...

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