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Address: Jl. Kayu Aro, Jambi, Indonesia
Phone Number: 6281271117133
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Excellent guide, wonderful volcano.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Lyon, France
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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 

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Namur Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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 

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Singapore, Singapore
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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 

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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 

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Singapore
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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 

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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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