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Address: Jl. Raya Ciwidey-Rancabali, Desa Patengan, Bandung 40973, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Kawah Putih White Crater Day Trip from Bandung

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SMALL TOBA LAKE

A new rising travel destination, Indonesia (West Java) actually created while GOD is smiling a very beautiful contour of hills with tea plants everywhere. Every Where eyes go to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2016
Djimmy P
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Going there, It's take 20 minutes from our hotel in Ciwidey, West Java. But I enjoy this place. The beautiful View, I suggest to go Situ Patenggang at 10 AM-11 AM and You feel that I feel. Have a Nice Trip !!!!!

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Switzerland
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice lake with nice vegetation and tea plantations. Can do pedal-boat also. Costed 135K IDR on weekdays, if I remember well.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

A new rising travel destination, Indonesia (West Java) actually created while GOD is smiling a very beautiful contour of hills with tea plants everywhere. Every Where eyes go to the view is very AMAZING and breeze of the cool weather make our body and mind feel refresh after visit of this extraordinary area GOD create. The access to the area... More 

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2 Thank Djimmy P
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Wonderful view of a foggy lake. Took a short boat trip around the lake and the kids had fun. They also have lots of food and gift stalls there.

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1 Thank Daisy A
Indonesia
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

if you went to kawah putih (white crater) then you might as well go here and try to have a picnic by the lake the air is nice, the weather is cool, a great place to experience ( i came from a city where it's hot or humid so the changes in weathr is really great). you can also rent... More 

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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Yes, this really is just a lake. And unfortunately despite the ridiculous tourist entrance fee, they haven't bothered to clean up the rubbish, so you are paying for a lake with rubbish around. If you want to go and spend time having picnics in lakeside huts and buying things from the souvenir shops then this is for you. The weekend... More 

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3 Thank chaseacq
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We can go to Pulau Cinta (Love Island) by boat. Many boats are ready to take you. The lake is very beautiful and clean.

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1 Thank ChristineHidayat
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We visited Patenggang Lake following our trip to Ciwidey in southern part of Bandung. We've seen green view surrounded of the lake because of tea plantation. Yes, this lake is surrounded some of small hills of plantations. Once you arrive there tried to rent a boat and go to the island in the middle of the lake. You will find... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This lake is different from other lakes that we can find in Bandung and other West Java regions, because at certain times, usually late in the afternoon and especially during the rainy seasons, this cool Patenggang Lake will be covered with thick fog, giving a feeling of mysteriousness. However, it is romantic instead of scary. Here, we can ride a... More 

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1 Thank Tjang_KianLiong
Hoorn, The Netherlands
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87 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

t's a beautiful lake but It is just a lake. Nothing less, but certainly nothing more. That's why we don't understand why they charge you IDR 135.000 (€ 9) per person. Comparing to other much better tourist attractions in Indonesia a visit to the lake is overpriced. And not just a bit. + You can take some nice pictures at... More 

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