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Mount Sibayak

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Address: On the edge of Berastagi town, Berastagi, Indonesia
Phone Number: 01127854861
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First hike experience of Volcanic Mountain

I inquired the cost of engaging hiking guide & transportation from tour agency but found out it was rather expensive i.e. IDR 350k - IDR 700k. Decided to go via local bus which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I inquired the cost of engaging hiking guide & transportation from tour agency but found out it was rather expensive i.e. IDR 350k - IDR 700k. Decided to go via local bus which can be hailed in front of Tourist Information Center. Get down at the bus stop of Mt Sibayak, there will be 15mins of walk on the tarred... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Been here for 3 times, but defenitely will go back again. I'm not phisically strong, so Mount Sibayak very suitable for me :). Only 2 hours drive from Medan, and 2-3 hours walk to get to the top of the mountain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Great view and hot springs on other side of volcano! Eruptions of sinabung visible. Guide needed to walk down if you are not experienced. Suitable for children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

AMAZING. Other people on here are calling this an easy hike- but I thought it was relatively challenging. But even though my legs were sore the next day it was worth it. This hike made me fall in love with hiking. I came here with a tour group called G Adventures. We woke up at 3am to get to the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We were picked up at our hotel at 4.20, so we could climb the volcano before dawn and see the sunrise from the top. The climb was not too steep and it was very doable, even in normal sneakers. However, it was super windy once we go to the top and I wished I had brought more clothes and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Mount Sibayak was an enjoyable hike that only takes about 4-5 hours if you take the green bus to the registration lodge at the bottom. The first hour of the hike is a paved access road with dense forest surrounding you. After the access road, you hit the main portion of the trail with great views of the surrounding landscape... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Take the green bus to final station. From there 2 hours walk by road and final 45 niinutes by stairs and path. Great view. Road near the top leads to hot springs but not worth te trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice place to check out. Within hours of drive from Medan city. Not too many tourists and locals in that area. Not sure if it is because of weekday

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

What would i say about this ? I so crazy about what i have seen over here.Early in the morning around 4.30am reach downhill and it took approximately 1.5hrs to reach the top. 1st time in my life i saw active volcano Mt.Sinabong. I believe Mt.Sibayak is the only bes way if you want to see the full scenery of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Overall was a great trek. I went on a Tuesday, and was really quiet. Not many tourists around, just a couple of people on the path, and then a few people who had camped at the top. From the bottom, it took about two hours to get to the top, and about an hour and a half to get back... More 

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