We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Jl. Kayu Aro, Jambi, Indonesia
Phone Number: 6281271117133
Website
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 52 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
2boys and a girl (me)

If you are a foreigner i think you can keep up with the temperature but dont forget to bring more water from the base camp because the water source is pretty unpredictable just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Shintia N
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a foreigner i think you can keep up with the temperature but dont forget to bring more water from the base camp because the water source is pretty unpredictable just like the weather! My friend went there on 16-17th and there was a storm and i was starting to hike on 18-20(its the third mountain in a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shintia N
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yesterday I climbed the highest volcano in Sumatra and I have to recommend this trip to everyone who is keen for a good workout and some amazing views to the 2nd largest tea plantation in the world, highest lake in Southeast Asia and beautiful mountain ranges and jungle of Kerinci Seblat National Park. My 2day trip (1st day - 7... More 

Helpful?
Thank SoWhyNot
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

7 hours driving from Padang City, Stay at the home stay, Excellent view, great food, and try to climb the mountain

Helpful?
2 Thank aji s
Lyon, France
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I spent several days with Rapani, local guide from Kerinci. I slept in the good Gunung Tujuh homestay in Pelompek. Mama cooks for you. The first day,by car, we visited tea plantations, tea factory, sugar cane, hot spring in Semerup, cinammon process. The second day, we climbed Kerinci volcano until shelter 3 (alt : 3300m) : very nice view and... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank nathalielyon2015
Namur Province, Belgium
Level Contributor
56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Mount Kerinci is located closed to Kersik Tua where you can organize your trek. It took around 7 hours to get there from Padang and it costed 140 000 RM (120 000 RM for the return). I contacted the guide Een after having read the other reviews (you can find his contact details in some other reviews just below). He... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Allison M
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Gunung Kerinci is the second mountain I've trekked in Indonesia (The other being Gunung Semeru). I've also did Fansipan recently. I would say that it is not an easy mountain, but in terms of difficulty it would rank behind both. However, in terms of scenery I would say that I preferred it to Semeru and a little better than Fansipan.... More 

Helpful?
9 Thank William Q
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were staying at Gunung Tujuh Guest House in Kerinci. We departed around 9am and were at the foot of the mountain around 9.30am. Along the way, there are lots of local shops and a vast tea plantation. from Kerinci, the mountain stood alone like Mount Doom of Mordor but much greener. Surely, its majestic shape towers above the little... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank MOHD ASHRAF N
Singapore
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Local guide, Rapani, arranged and planned for the climb for us without any hassle 2 months prior. He tries his best in everything and took great care of us throughout the trip. The trek was great but I could see that it got dirtier since the last time I came in 2013. Please bring all your trash out, don't rely... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Zebs777
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Absolutely memorable experience, Kerinci was a tough but rewarding climb. Danau gunung tujuh was beautiful as well, saw langurs, leopard prints etc. Abd RApani is a wonderful guide, very friendly, helpful and professional. The homestay was clean and comfortable. And we managed to meet Killian Brais, one half of the World Tour on Foot team! Thanks again Pak rapani.

Helpful?
5 Thank Zoe B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
53 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Even im a mountain person but Kerinci was quite tough for me. The 2 day 1 night was grueling. The summit attack not so tiring but if you lack of food you might be in trouble. From Padang it took 8-9 hours to get to Jambi. Here you can see tea plantation and it was huge.

Helpful?
3 Thank mramizam

Travelers who viewed Mount Kerinci also viewed

Jambi, Jambi Province
Jambi, Jambi Province
 

Been to Mount Kerinci? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Mount Kerinci and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Mount Kerinci staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Near Mount Kerinci

Top-rated Attractions Nearby
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby