(bintang.com) The average air temperature in the area around the White Crater tends to cool until cold but very fresh because it is located at an altitude of 2400 meters above sea level. Therefore provide a thick jacket before going to the White Crater Ciwidey.
True to its name “White Crater” is a crater formed by the eruption of Mount Patuha in the 10th century ago with the white water so it is very beautiful for you to see. In the past local people consider Patuha very austere because many birds found dead near the summit of the mountain until finally in 1837, a German named Dr. Franz Wilhelm did some research and found the White crater.
When first to attraction White Crater Ciwidey, then you will find it is in the world of fairy tales because the scenery is very beautiful, a crater that is mostly white with colored water greenish plus the hills that surround and branches of dead trees is unique and may not be ye find similar places throughout Indonesia.
White crater natural scenery like winter in countries with four seasons so it is often used as the location of prewedding photo shoot for couples who will getting married. Around the 1970s, access is very difficult to get there because the terrain is mountainous plus it has not built a wide range of facilities make the beauty of the White Crater was rare exposured.
Until finally in 1987, the local government build facilities allowing access for tourists who want to visit there. When visiting the white crater you do not have to bother carrying supplies because around the site is already available restaurants, food stalls, praying place, to the toilet and various other facilities.
White Crater attraction open to the public and is open daily from 7 am to 5 pm. You can take pictures as much as you want with couple or friends around the crater. Because Patuha still a volcano so that each visitor is not recommended too long inside the crater because the sulfur content so high that it can disrupt breathing, so bring a mask if necessary.
Instead you can climb the hills surrounding the crater, breathe fresh air and enjoy the view of the crater from the top of the hill is the culmination Patuha.
Route to White Crater from Venue:
[See Location in Google Maps Here]
- Local Tourist: Rp 20.000,- / person
- International Tourist: Rp 50.000,- / person
- Ontang-anting / Shuttle: Rp 15.000
- Prewedding: Rp 500.000,-
- Lower Area Bike Parking: Rp 5.000,-
- Lower Area Car Parking: Rp 10.000,-
- Upper Area Car Parking: Rp 150.000
- Lower Area Bus Parking: Rp 30.000,-