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Address: Ciwidey, Indonesia
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Kawah Putih White Crater Day Trip from Bandung
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It took us about 3 hours to get here from Bandung by van. According to our guide, this crater doesn't dry up as it always filled with water from underground. The crater is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Phi S
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a beautiful picturesque attraction. Lots of photo opportunities but be prepared to climb lots of steps. The crater is not paved and there is lots of small stones. Heels are not advised! The trip up is winding but beautiful. The scene is worth the long long trip up. 😊

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Cheras, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Among one of the famous volcanic crater in the city of Bandung .You can go down to the bottom of the crater but are advised to wear masks and not too long in the region of the crater because the smell of sulfur gas can cause you to feel nauseous and dizzy.

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Thank zarma83
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It took us about 3 hours to get here from Bandung by van. According to our guide, this crater doesn't dry up as it always filled with water from underground. The crater is approximately 100 meters in diameter. You can walk from the car park to the crater and the distance is approximately 200 meters. There are proper steps and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The crater is all that the images promise. Turquoise water, sulphurous smell (though, very mild an rare), as well as white sediment create an alien environment amidst the green forest. We took an Angkot (local minivan) from the central bus station to ciwidey (IDR 12000/person), where we changed into an Angkot to the foot of the mountain (IDR 20000/person). In... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Driver told us usually it would take 2-2.5hours to reach Kawah Putih. But we visited this place on Sunday (CNY eve). It took us 4 hours to reach Kawah Putih due to jam along the way. We spent less than 10min coz there is basically nothing except strong sulphur smell. Huge human crowd due to long weekend holiday in Indonesia... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a beautiful place! But seriously though, pictures make it look SUPER AMAZING, while in reality it's not that amazing. And you shouldn't stay there too long, 30minutes max, otherwise you'd end up huffing and wheezing the next hour or so. It's a great place to take pictures, but that's it. Nothing else. Although there are other places to visit... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went to white crater on sunday, a day before lunar year. The traffic is very bad. Since the road is very small, and many cars and buses were there for vacation, traffic jam happened for >4hours inside ciwidey. I was intended to go out on 4pm and i successfully reached bandung-leuwipanjang on 12pm -_-. So pls try to think... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After all these years, I just got a chance to visit Kawah Putih (White Crater) recently. Since the only spare time I have is during weekend, I went there along with my friends. From Jakarta the trip took almost 6 hours. We arrived there almost noon. The smell of sulfur sometimes is strong therefore you are all recommended to bring... More 

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Thank Ria T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Famous with pre wed photo shoot, this crater is indeed beautiful but it could be a bit crowded during holiday time. The air around crater also not so good for asthma person.

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Thank happylinch
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so faaaaaaaaaaaaaaar, but the view you got is a full payback for the effort. A beautiful white crater in front of your face. Its a large crater, a little bit like a lake but its a crater so be careful. The suggestion is you only allow to stay near the crater for about 15 minutes and dont... More 

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