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Mount Kerinci

Jl. Kayu Aro, Jambi, Indonesia
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Jambi
Type: Mountains
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

We did 1N2D with a guide and a porter. The climb is all the way up to 3000m for camping. At the start it was good day. But rain starts at middle. During camping the rain becomes heavy all night. Next morning slight rain but surrounded by clouds. We gave up to continue since no scenery was expected. We need... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

It takes us around 7 hours to get here from padang. the scenery along the was really nice, but little shock it the signed " Awas Macan" in some of the area. We arrived in Kerinci around 4 am and is really cold. After sunset we explore the area and it was stunning. The food in the area was incredible... More

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Cairns, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I recently trekked up Mount Kerinci with my guide helpful, friendly and always positive Rapani. The walk starts in jungle surrounds and the flora will get shorter and shorter as you walk up. The first night we stayed at shelter 3 and early in the morning we walked the last 500m to the summit. The view at the summit is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

my trip to mt kerinci was wonderful.Beautiful landscape along the way,lots of greenery and tea plantation.Even though I did not train for the climb and was ill prepared my guide pak endatno was very patient and look after me and my friends well.The food he prepared was excellent and also knew the landscape,culture and most impt the terrain well.I felt... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

Got a guide from pak subandi and got charged 900.000. I probarly could of gotten the price down to 800.000 but since they had taken such good care of me when I was sick I didnt feel like haggling. It was a stunning trek. Beautifull jungle and great mountain vistas. My guide was really nice and professional and had really... More

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Rome, Italy
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The volcano is 3805 meters above sea level, while the highest mountain in the neighbouroods is Gunung Tujuh, which is about 2700 meters. So the top of Kerinci is by far the highest point in that zone, it's really impressive to be on the top. And the crateer is really deep. I have been trekking in a few volcanic areas... More

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

My friend and I travelled around Indonesia for 3 weeks and easily agree that visiting Kerinci and trekking up the volcano was a once in a lifetime experience and by far the most incredible part of our trip. We contacted our guide Rapani based on previous reviews on this page and received very prompt and informative replies. We arrived in... More

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Cupertino, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I climbed with Een and Mai on July 12 - 13. Because it was during fasting month, there were very few climbers. Only Een and I were at the summit on that day. It was raining when we started the climb. The path was very muddy and slippery. We camped at Shelter 2. It was raining and the wind was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Our itinerary spanned 7 days with the first and last mainly for travelling. We were in a group of 9. Day 1 - arrival to Padang and 7 hour drive to Kersik Tuo Day 2 - rest and relax, exploring villages, understanding culture Day 3 - Up to Shelter 2 of Mount Kerinchi Day 4 - Up to summit and... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

我們在2013年7月20-24日期間前往Kerinci地區。兩晚住宿於民宿,兩晚在森林裡露營。由於此地區的海拔大約在1400公尺以上,晚上相當冷。小鎮上有市集和許多商店可購買食物或飲料,但由於運輸成本的關係,物價較巴東市區貴一些。Kerinci地區的森林景像和台灣低海拔森林很相似(台灣是一座多山的島嶼,位於中國和日本附近)。我們在森林中看到不少昆蟲,兩棲類,蝸牛,鳥類和靈長類。感謝Een Endatno當地導遊的帶領,讓我們在Kerinci有段美好的旅程。 We went Kerinci area during July 20-24 2013. Staying two nights at home stay and two nights camping in the forest. This place is above 1400 m from sea level, pretty cold at night. Near downtown, there is a market and many stores to buy food and drinks. But the price is expensive than Padang City since the... More

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