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Kawah Putih White Crater Day Trip from Bandung
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Nice, but quite a journey

As explained before, the 40 kilometers from Bandung may take easily 3 hours. Entry as per February 2017: 20K for locals, 50K for tourists and 150K for the car, if you take it to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As explained before, the 40 kilometers from Bandung may take easily 3 hours. Entry as per February 2017: 20K for locals, 50K for tourists and 150K for the car, if you take it to the top. The lake is really white and as smelly as the feet of the guy next to me during my flight here. That's how volcanos... More 

Thank skehry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the view is amazing and great for taking photo. the color may differ and you are lucky if you come at the right time

Thank Syiqa
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is amazing but it is prone to fog which leaves very little visibility. It can be very cold which most people are not prepared for. Would love to come back when there is better visibility.

Thank 943khan
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at noon on a foggy day, after an early morning downpour heading to south Bandung. Visibility was minimised but it created an environment which was so mystical. A constant slight breeze I reckon lesson the sulphuric stench. The number of visitors were bearable and unlike Tankuban Perahu, there were no pesty traders. There are are some offers for... More 

Thank VincentCYW
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Ciwidey during public holiday and the road leading to White Crater is very congested, it took hours to reach it from Bandung (City area). Therefore, when we arrived it was almost 5 PM and the fog is everywhere that even seeing everything is at times hard although not impossible. It was also quite cold (the temperature is... More 

Thank Audrey N
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Truly mystical and magical. Long trip there but worth it!! Must not miss this - a sight that is out of this world, like you are in Mars.

Thank Eugene C
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

It's a place that I think is an unforgettable place. Alothough you should spent two to three hours to there, when you go there you will think it's worth.

Thank tracymail155
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is truly a wonderful place to learn about our earth and to enjoy a magical scenery. It has a very big potential as the crater lake is really pretty. However, prepare yourself with poor "traditional" local tourist site management. Some points to be aware: - Car entrance fee is expensive (Rp.150,000,-) unless you leave the car in the parking... More 

Thank SmallWorldForAll
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Entrance ticket for local is 20.000 IDR/person (almost 2 dollar/person) and for international is 50.000 IDR/person (almost 4 dollar). If you bring private car and want to park in lower parking lot, you just need to pay 5.000 IDR/car. After you park, you may continue with ontang anting (similar to public car) and pay 6.000 IDR/person. Or you can park... More 

Thank rani14
Tangerang, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the first time I went with my family here. The wind brought a cold season to live right on christmas eve. I took so many shot along with my family. And we were having fun although we cannot do it too long since the sulfur smell was so strong.

Thank thb68boy

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