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Excellent 90 minute hike

We stayed in a homestay at the foot of the mountain and made the ascent to the top in under an... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
York, United Kingdom
The Best Way To Love The Nature

Thia site actually a little part of an ancient site that show up from the bottom of the sea and... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

We stayed in a homestay at the foot of the mountain and made the ascent to the top in under an hour. No major dramas a couple of steep bits but we are in our late 50s and got there without much trouble. Good views...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Thia site actually a little part of an ancient site that show up from the bottom of the sea and made the Java Island. That is why the site's name is Gunung Api Purba (Ancient Volcano). The way to go there is very good, it...More

Thank MarianiSutanto
Reviewed July 5, 2017

The trails are full of challenges, the entire hike is uphill which can leave even the most fit people a little breathless, however, the view along the way is simply amazing and once you reach the top and see it's magnificence, you'll forget about the...More

Thank Novandi H
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Mount api Purba Nglanggeran is an ancient volcano. It takes 1-2 hours to reach the 700 metre summit and the trail is quite easy especially if you often to do hiking. Once at the top you will be treated to breathtaking views. Some people like...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

As soon as i arrived on top of Nglanggeran hill, o feel that this place is on of the best spot in the region. On the east side is ancient mountains, with really amazing texture, on the center you'll find small pool for irigation (embung),...More

Thank bayusuteja
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Located in Gunung Api Purba, this place is approx 1-2 hours drive from Yogyakarta center. It is maginicient range of mountains and oldest in Indonesia. It is not Volcanic and the whole range of mountains is impressive. One has several options in this area-rock climbing,...More

Thank keentraveller27
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

It is located about 1 hour from Yogyakarta in the south (Gunung Kidul). You will find almost of flinstone era where around are rocky mountains. So using comfortable shoes is a must. You can track to the top of the mountain, but prepare your stamina....More

Thank Lita K
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