Enjoying the Exotic Domas Crater

Tangkuban Perahu Mountain tourist area in Lembang, Bandung, known as an area that presents the natural beauty of the mountains with few craters that are still active such as Kawah Ratu, Upas and Domas. From the summit of Mount Tangkuban Perahu at an altitude of 1860 meters, we could see the Kawah Ratu like a giant bowl with ground indentations on the walls. An Incredible natural scenery.

To enter this area, tourists must pay an entrance fee of Rp. 13,000, – per person, four-wheeled vehicle parking Rp. 1500, – (for bus tariff of Rp. 8500, -). 4 wheel vehicles and motorcycles can be parked right up to the summit of Tangkuban Perahu. While there is parking for buses at the bottom, about 500 meters from the summit of Mount Tangkuban Perahu.

At the top of Tangkuban Perahu, visitors can took some photos with the background of Kawah Ratu. Many tourists, both domestic and foreign countries, such as from Europe, Japan, China and Malaysia are perpetuating the natural beauty of this region. In this place, tourists can also enjoy roasted corn and uli, bananas and fried tofu, or even bakso. Besides that tourists can buy souvenirs such as T-shirts, scarves, hats, bracelets, rings, natural stone, bonsai plants and weapons uniqueas well as West Java traditional music instrument, angklung.

Besides enjoying the scenery at the top of Mount Tangkuban Perahu, tourists can visit one of the active crater of Kawah Domas. To achieve Kawah Domas, from Kawah Ratu we can come down the path directly along the 1.2 KM. For those who do not familiar with the activities of climbing, going down this path can be quite tiring. The forest is still green and lush making the road to Kawah Domas quite exciting. If you are not strong enough down to the Kawah Ratu, you can take a shortcut from the other direction lies in the middle of the mountain. From here the journey into Kawah Domas is much easier and it only takes about 30 minutes walk.

Unlike the Kawah Ratu who can only be enjoyed from the top of the mountain, Kawah Domas can be visited directly. In the crater, tourists can feel the smell of brimstone and immediately enjoy the warmth of an exploding cauldron of water-letup. Blast of hot water ranging from 94-98 degrees Celsius can be a new sensation and experience. We can relax with a soak in warm water foot crater. By leveraging masseuse services, we can also enjoy massage using mud craters.

Another exictement, we can also boil the eggs for about 10 minutes. Eggs can be obtained from the merchants listed at this location for Rp.2.500 per item. Eggs are boiled for 10 minutes, guaranteed and can be eaten in place (with a foot soak in warm water crater). No change in the taste of eggs, it just like we boil eggs using the hot water. You want to try? Please take a moment to Tangkuban Perahu volcano area and was stopped at the Kawah Crater.

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