Kawah Putih, Bandung

Kawah Putih, Bandung - Address, Ticket Price

Address: Jl. Raya Soreang Ciwidey, Ciwidey, Bandung, Jawa Barat 40973, Indonesia

Ticket Price: 50000 IDR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Kawah Putih, Bandung

The beauty of White crater is what attracts tourists worldwide. Kawah Putih or White Crater is a striking crater lake and tourist spot in a volcanic crater about 50 km south of Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Kawah Putih is one of the two craters which make up Mount Patuha, an andesitic stratovolcano. Mt Patuha is one of numerous volcanoes in Java. Kawah Putih Crater Lake itself represents a relatively stable volcanic system with no records of significant activity since around 1600.

The dense forest area is great to explore around and visitors can sit in the shelters or take a walk. Animals and birds which may be spotted include eagles, owls, monkeys, mouse deer, and forest pigs. Panthers, leopards and pythons have also sometimes been seen in the nearby forest.

The most alluring part about this attraction is the lake, which because of being highly acidic, changes colors from blue to white to green to brown, and is a mesmerizing sight to behold.

Kawah Putih Information

  • Visit early as possible.
  • Make sure you pay exactly according to the official fare.
  • The parking has separate tickets.
  • Tips & Warnings: Carry your food and water as shops are not available.
  • Hiking equipment and water jackets are recommended.
  • The smell of the sulphur can be heavy for some visitors, make sure you are okay with it.

Kawah Putih Ticket Prices

  • The parking has separate tickets.
  • Kawah Putih entrance fee varies for locals and foreigners.
  • Multiple ferrying options are available at different prices. Ask locally for details.

How To reach Kawah Putih by Public Transport

  • Rented car or city bus, mini bus L300.

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Kawah Putih, Bandung Reviews

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  • A wonderful place near Bandung, West Java. Gorgeous.... amazing.... The crater it self looks like a white lake surrounded by a tropical forest. You can go down to the crater, or climb the hill and see the nice scenery from above. Beside that, while climbing the hill you can also visit the tea plantation near by. The temperature could be very cold, so don't forget to bring your jacket. If you go down to the crater, the smell of sulphur can be strong in some particular area, just wear a mask or don't take a deep breath

  • Beautiful place, the cloud flying on water surface, cold, quiet, like a fantasy world. Very nice scenario. Wear cloths with outstanding colour, you could definitely get a very beautiful photo effect. Entrance fee is much cheaper then the other crater nearby, but the ambiance here is much nicer & beautiful. Wroth visiting with family.

  • Awesome place for photoshoot as it has an exceptional scenery you will never see in other places. This site is quite popular hence there are always a lot people coming to this place. The ticket is quite expensive but it's worth it if you are looking for an outstanding "photo studio". The white crater itself is only one of many sites for photography there, this place is also surrounded with "death forest" and greener forest. To reach this location you need to ride at least 2.5 hours from Bandung on the mountainous road, not to mention bad traffic jam during the weekend.

  • Everybody loves this very beautiful crater. Make sure u take a picture here because the scenery is amazing as always even the ugly me looks good here. Is a must -to -visit place for you to make a good travelling feeds!

  • The crater itself is quite a good place for tourist attraction. The entry ticket (for a car), however, is highly overpriced. You need to pay 150.000 rupiahs for a single car and 20.000 rupiahs for individual ticket. The parking space needs a little expansion and the roads from entry gate to the parking lot is poorly maintained. Overall, it's quite a good place to appreciate and enjoy (by taking photos) a natural view, but too monetized by the caretakers.

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