Indonesia – Tangkuban Perahu

Tangkuban Perahu is an active volcano located about 30 kilometers from the north city of Bandung. The mountain is about 2,084m above sea level. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in West Java in Indonesia especially for hiking and hot spring. Mount Tangkuban Perahu is a stratovalcano. The last eruption was on the year 1983.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Mt. Tangkuban Perahu Volcano, Bandung

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Wanna get some fresh air with a very relaxing greenish view? This is the place for you to visit.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Hot spring.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Woah, this is so hot!!!

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Mini hot spring.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Not far from the village

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Abandoned village located few meters from the volcano.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
An artisan is crafting the wood for handicraft.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
The natural wood pattern is already unique.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
Jungle trekking.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
A tourist guide is explaining to the tourists about the trees.

Tangkuban Perahu, Indonesia
An ugly fungus is about the size of human palm.

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37 thoughts on “Indonesia – Tangkuban Perahu

  1. hi..haha….was about to post the same entry…..i also have some similar pics of takuban perahul..yup, a nice place indeed…..but dislike the sulfer smell…..wheres the pictures of the small2 shops on the hill..haha….this is the main kawah rite..kawah ratu..what about the others?

  2. @pilotHans: Hello man. You just visited this place? I cannot wait to read your article about this place. I’ve bet you got more interesting story than mine. Hehehe. Yeah, that is the main kawah. The sulfur is very smelly. I didn’t realize it at first until after that I went to shopping at Bandung. I realize my body is smell very weird when I compare to other people.

  3. @sirei/rei: I think the best solution is you push me and at the same time I pull you down. Sure very fair and square. Hahaha. Take a dip in the hot spring? Of course got, I just dip my legs because I haven’t brought extra clothes. =)

  4. @kenwooi: Nature-ing? Wow, nice word! This is a real hot spring instead of using the machine to pump the water from underground. Yes, its dang cool. =)

  5. @WanWan: Not just hiking. The main purpose I go to Bandung is for shopping. Err, you can swim if you want to. I don’t want because I don’t like hot water. Hehehe

  6. Hi! I’m Yodha from Subang, West Java, I have visit to Mt. Tangkuban too. It’s near from my home. Your post is very good, may I share to others? I’ll list the source 😀

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  8. Hi…I’m native Indonesian, love active volcano and admire it’s nature phenomenon. Your post regarding Volcano Tangkuban Perahu here…is good.If you need support I’ll list your post to my link next month under title Tangkuban Perahu By Tolanic, what do you think?

  9. Hi from Novato, California USA
    In 1982 about Feb of that year I and another engineer visited this volcano Tangkuban Perahu will working for PT Radio up in the hill doing a SCPC project used for island communications… While there at this volcano my partner dare me to run across the face of this volcano… Together we did it and survived… Our company sponsor had a fit over this little jog of ours… Today I was looking for a 1982 – 1983 picture of the eruption that took place a few months after we did what what did… Any help would be kind… Thanks Bob

  10. Hi from Novato, California USA
    I heard that Tangkuban Perahu maybe waking up again… Any opinions out there to confirm this re-awaking new story I found?
    Also looking at the picture I found on the Internet, much looks the same except down in the crater… When I ran across there was a flat side and a rather muddy site with a big bubble of Mub poping fairly often to my left… As I ran by, I was 30 feet from that bubble or maybe less… Looking at the picture I see today, I confirm the bottom has change somewhat from last I saw it…

    Thanks
    Bob the “Mud bubble Inspector”…

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