Tangkuban Prahu Travel Guide

Located in Indonesia, a country famous for its attractive volcanoes, Mount Tangkuban Perahu has to be one of the best examples, drawing visitors from all over the world.

Trekking is the main activity here, and there are a number of marked trails in the area, allowing people to explore the large crater either alone or in groups. It is also possible to hire a guide in the town of Bandung to lead the way and explain a little of the area’s unique history.

Visitors who climb to the rim of the volcano will discover a geological station, which also offers information about the area. It is also possible to climb down to the Domas crater and stand right on the crater bed next to a jet of boiling sulfurous water that emerges from deep underground.

There are plenty of places to stay in the town on Bandung, and this vibrant city is a good place to explore after taking the time to examine Mount Tangkuban Perahu fully. There are also plenty of decent restaurants in Bandung and interesting attractions.

Getting There & Away

Tangkuban Prahu is a 3-hour bus ride from the city of Bandung, which has its own international airport. There are also regular buses to Tangkuban Prahu from towns and cities such as Jakarta (24 hours), Tasikmalaya (4 hours) and Sukabumi.