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| Suroteleng Selo Kabupaten Boyolali, 55133, Indonesia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We spent one and half hour touring Merapi with the old Willys jeeps. It was an amazing experience for me. But I have to warn you, this tour is not for everyone. It was so dusty and windy and bumpy. But it's a great way...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I fell into the volcano. I brought the ring into Mordor and Sauron sensed me straight away. I rushed through an army of orcs to get onto the top to cast the ring into the fiery depths of wence it came. My friend, Samwise Ganji,...More

16  Thank Tristan T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mt. Merapi is most activ volcano in yogyakarta where higher 2.930 meters sea deep level. Drive from yogyakarta city 40 minutes, manage trips by mr. CO as number whatsapp +62 87738855929 (yogyakarta tour coco). We took jeep to explore the volcano in the morning. Beautiful...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Before i visit Merapi, i'd already visit bromo and i thought it's just slightly different. But when i visit Merapi, my imagination broken into pieces. It's so foggy and cloudy, we can't even see the whole mountain. And it's has a dangerous sign not to...More

1  Thank Ivana O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the cill area of yogya and rlaxing in some villa renting daily.just have some oitbond activity enjoy the typical food of north jogja.

Thank Adamhappymaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being in Yogyakarta, you will be spoiled with the richness of local foods and traditional art performance. Dont waste your time only in the most popular street of Malioboro, Challenge yourself too to join the LAVA TOUR MERAPI, getting on the off road JEEP, heading...More

1  Thank saptariwibowo2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Adventure thats worth the cost. But it would be ideal if there's no mist at the top. But this didn't happen in any of my 5 days in Yogjakarta.

Thank palinda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the short jeep tour, it was interesting visiting the 'museum' and riding in the jeep, but I actually preferred seeing the volcano from a distance, so I wouldn't say this is a must-do. Note that, even if you take the long jeep tour,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If i need to describe in 1 word then it would be AMAZING!! Omg the scene is so so so nice!! Love it to the moon & back #lebaydikit😅

Thank JyeMin L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jeep drive to popular places as you may find at any jeep agent. But the driver made it differently with his drift skill, with his sharing about life of the local before, during and after the eruption.

1  Thank vanluuthu
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We managed to get some excellent photos of the volcano smoking. Visited the museum which was very well set out and interesting

1  Thank LINDA V
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Merapi volcano is the active volcano in Jogjakarta area. Good experience here, you can hunting many photos in sunrise. Very recommended to enjoy sunrise early morning.

Thank Hui X
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29 September 2018|
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Response from nork210 | Reviewed this property |
its not cold. but its depends what time you trekking up.. if you strt hiking 3am u should bring the jacket.. start 6am, the weather is warm already. for me 10 celcius is cold already.
Abdullah A
19 September 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Merapi's inner core is currently swollen, placing it on high alert status, with climbing banned till it either settles down or releases some pressure
Thyra P
28 June 2018|
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Response from ankyfire | Reviewed this property |
If you have a group or are willing to pay for the jeep yourself, the tour agent will take you whatever time you want. If it is a good idea tho - depends what you want to do, if you want to visit the museum and bunkers or... More
jeyalakshmi r
23 May 2018|
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Response from Rajvs | Reviewed this property |
Anyhow, based on the situation... the local authorities will caution you. It is really bumpy (like riding on speed breakers) and it is like wild ride due to the pebbles and rocks... if you mother has any back pain or... More
Hanaz M
15 December 2017|
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Response from hendrih2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s not good idea with the kit 5 year ,but when you have a group only your family in 1 Jeep you can order to the driver to drive slowly, softly and don’t go to the river ,and then will be okay.