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Address: Jl. Kayu Aro, Jambi, Indonesia

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Kerinci

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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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.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It's my first review in trip advisor, and maybe the only one as well. I and my friends planned for an overseas trekking experience and we were thinking of fansipan in Vietnam originally. But finally we picked Mt kerinci in Sumatra and it's proven to be a wise choice. We have just completed the trip and i can't wait to... More 

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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If you're a mountain person, or love nature, or just love the view - this is a must visit! There's the largest tea plantation in the world just at the bottom of the mountain, it's the second highest tea plantation in the world (the first is in Himalaya).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is not quite easy to get to Kirinci Valley. It is a 6-7 hours bus tour on bumpy roads. But it is definitely worth the trip! The valley around mount Kirinci is full with chili, cinnamon, coffee and tee plantations. I think it is one of the largest tee plantations in the world. The scenery is even more impressing... More 

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just climbed the Kerinci with Fantastic guide and organiser Een. Reasonable price and good communications ( just mail to endatno@gmail.com) up front, clear and no surprises about any pricing, which was nice. Kerinci is quite a tough climb, not very difficult to navigate ( up at least, some people manage to walk back on other side of crater, which is... More 

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HCMC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I rarely write reviews on here, but feel compelled to do so in order to recommend my guide - Endatno Een. I spent 5 days as a solo traveller in the national park, and Een took care of everything for me (two treks, one overnight and homestays in the village) for a very reasonable price. The trekking itself was challenging... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It was a 2 days real hard trekking for a retired age men, but I proud to do it and surely its worth. The 10 km round trip Kayaking on the river in Kerinci Swamp Forest was a big pleasant surprise for me since its not listed in any reviews I read before, and this experience really gave me such... More 

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Sandakan
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

The highest volcano in Indonesia posed stunning view with tea plantations at its base. The trek starts at Kersik Tuo and requires 2D1N to complete the trek to its peak and return. The route is no joke with combination of lush jungle with wild animals at the beginning and later steep loose scree on the way to top. Een was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Trail is almost strait from head to end. So it is somewhat demanding. But it is rainforest surrounded by beautiful plants and animals. It will be fun when accompanied by a guide. We were not go to the top because of heavy rain during the camp night. In that situation, you can not enjoy scenery. But tee tree plantation surrounding... More 

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