Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Explore Mount Tangkuban Perahu, North Bandung, West Java.

Mount of Tangkuban Perahu is one of mounts in West Java, around 20 km north of Bandung covered by thick pine forest and  stretches of tea plantation surrounding its slope to the peak .

It is categorized as a stratovulcano and stands approximately 2.084 m above sea level (MSL). Mt.Tangkuban Perahu is administered Perum Perhutani, a state company in the Ministry of Forestry and Environment.

Mt Tangkuban Perahu is a popular tourist destination among locals and foreigners. It offers many interesting activities from looking down into the huge crater or more adventurously hiking down into the crater, strolling down the pine forest on its slope or  simply enjoying panoramic view surrounding the mount.

Besides,  Mt Tangkuban Perahu has three craters challenging nature lovers to go down. These craters are Kawah Ratu or " Queen Crater", Kawah Domas or "Domas Crater", and Kawah Upas or "Upas Crater".




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