Tangkuban Perahu

Weather :

Time Required : 3 - 5 hours

Entry Fee : IDR 15,000 (Indonesian nationals)
IDR 300,000 - IDR 300,000 (Foreign nationals)

Timings : 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Crater closes at 4:00 PM)

Tangkuban Perahu, Bandung Overview

Tangkuban Perahu is a beautiful place and one can indulge into many different fun-filled activities to enjoy the place such as watching the craters, hiking or trying the amazing hot water therapy all the while clicking some amazing Insta-worthy pictures to rave about on social media.

Tangkuban Perahu is an active volcano that sits 30 kilometres north of the city centre. While undeniably beautiful, Tangkuban Perahu is still a highly active volcano, erupting 16 times in the last 190 years. Its most recent eruption came in 2013. It is still popular among trekkers and the adventurous. For a rejuvenating visit, tourists can continue their journey to the hot springs of nearby Ciater.

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Things to Do at Tangkuban Perahu

Watch the beautiful craters:
The first peek into the Tangkuban Perahu will greet one with its breathtaking views of the mountains and craters which are not located very far from the mountains. There are many big and small craters in and around the place; however, only four of the craters are permitted to visit, that is, Ratu crater, Upah crater, Domah crater, and Cikahirupan. Head out for an inspiring visit as you take in the beauty of the place and listen to the ancient stories and legends woven around the craters.

Hike your way up the mountain:
Apart from enjoying the breathtaking views of the place, one can also plan to take a hike up the mountain to spike up that adventurous spirit. This is one of the great activities to do at Tangkuban Perahu and to make the most of the experience we recommend that you hire a local tour.

Rejuvenate with the hot water therapy:
Tangkuban Perahu being a volcanic mountain offers many opportunities to enjoy hot water therapy. This therapy along with small added amounts of sulfur is also said to have added medicinal properties and healing advantages.

What's more? One can even boil an egg and enjoy a hearty and nutritious snack.

Click some amazing pictures:
Tangkuban Perahu has an abundance of natural beauty accompanied by a beautiful blend of different colours. All this makes for the perfect setting to click some amazing snaps to cherish the experience and remember it forever.

Best Time to Visit Tangkuban Perahu

The best time to visit Tangkuban Perahu is between June and September. Also, plan to visit in the morning between 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM since the temperature is moderate and not too hot. It is also advisable to not visit the place on weekends and holidays since it can get very crowded. Lastly, we recommend that one hires a local guide to get the whole experience.

How To Reach Tangkuban Perahu

  • If one is planning to reach Tangkuban Perahu from Bandung the drive takes approximately 90 minutes on a weekday without much traffic.
  • The best way to enjoy the attraction is by renting a car or joining a tour to Tangkuban Perahu.
  • If one is planning using public transport take the Subang Colt via Lembang from Bandung's minibus terminal which will make one reach the park entrance.

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