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Mount Marapi (Gunung Marapi)

Bukittinggi, Indonesia
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1998 eruption

We did a night climb with guide and some dutch travellers in 1998. After a short rest of 40 mins or... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
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No comfortable way up

Merapi is littlle bit harder trek up to the volcano. Ask first if its save to go. Sometimes not. Be... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Marek Z
Bilovice Nad Svitavou, Czech Republic
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“small rocks” (2 reviews)
Bukittinggi, Indonesia
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We did a night climb with guide and some dutch travellers in 1998. After a short rest of 40 mins or so near the top, we set off again whilst still dark. I remember climbing up a hill covered in small rocks. Then we heard...More

1  Thank Harryet
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Merapi is littlle bit harder trek up to the volcano. Ask first if its save to go. Sometimes not. Be sure. Best time to start is early in the morning. We start at 6:30 in our hotel, than 30minutes by car. We reach the top...More

Thank Marek Z
Reviewed 17 June 2017

we used this tour around Marapi during 3 days while we travel around Yogyakaratha. The first tor was hike to Marapi and second half day 4x4 off-road Jeep adventure along lava track. I highly recommend Marapi visit adventure.

Thank Serendib_King
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I was not hike it. But the view from far is very scenic. It is learnt that it is still active volcano

Thank PakNgoh
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

On the 15th of Nov 2016, in the early morning 'wee' hours, my local guide Al Dava and I reached the last campsite area before the summit attack - Cadas. Al was so proactive and thoughtful that he quickly prepared coffee for me upon arrival....More

4  Thank AsyaariIsmail
Reviewed 18 January 2017

so, I was celebrating my New year eve on the mountain. It was totally a new experience for me! We were hiking for 10 hours (beginners) to the peak. the trail was quite hard for us and make sure you wear hiking shoes or sandals....More

1  Thank Marlina A
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

A majestic mountain in Bukittinggi. Need to drive thru some village road before reaching foothill of the mountain. Register at the guard post and then start a slow climb. Plenty of vegetations especially tomatoes planted. The cool air adds to the pleasure of the climb....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I love watching the mountain from my hotel window in the morning! When it is not cloudy you can see the sun creates a golden colour on its green peak. On the bottom there always be fog that creates such a misterious sense. In the...More

Thank Sita S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I wont say that it is a mountain peak. It is fairly wide peak. You will have to walk quite a bit on flat ground surrounded by lava pools (very far from the track.no worries) to reach the actual peak. The view towards and on...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

love the jeep experience.. also can had a experience use a bike here... the view at the top of mount was so amazing.

Thank ahlifiqiredawat89
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14 August 2016|
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Response from TechnoPrisoners | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Sorry for the delay in replying, I've been in the USA for a trip. Get Al Dava, he is excellent. Al can usually be found in Bukittinggi, or you can look him up on Facebook if you have an account. I can't recall... More