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4 day (Crater Rim)

By Visit Tambora

Overview

4 days 3 nights
Group trip (8 travellers per group)
This 4 day trip includes a 2 day trek to Mt Tambora's rim, and is the quickest way to see the wonders of Mt Tambora. Stay at Rik's Guesthouse before and after the trek.
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What's included

From US$ 183.80 IDR2,529,973.50 per person
  • Return transport from Bima airport
  • Meals & Snacks
  • Water
  • 2 nights accommodation at Tambora Gemilang Guesthouse
  • 1 night camping
  • Porters
  • Camping Equipment (sleeping bag, sleeping matress, tent)
  • IDR 300,000 for the park fee, which needs to be paid in cash at the Park Registration counter in Pancisila village
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Accommodation

Transport

Pick-up
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Bima airport or your hotel in Bima
Drop-off
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Bima airport or your hotel in Bima
Other Notes

It's a private car transfer so the timings are entirely flexible depending on your flights!

Availability

Trips available daily
Mar 02
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Mar 07
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Bookings should be made at least 7 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Bima - Mt Tambora
Bima - Mt Tambora

Today, you'll get to Tambora via a scenic car journey!

  • Morning: Pick-up at Bima airport, transfer to Tambora
  • The transfer will take approximately 5-6 hours.
  • Night: Spend the night at Rik's guesthouse
Day 2: Tambora
Tambora

Today you'll make your way up to the rim of Mount Tambora

Accommodation: Tambora Camping - Camping

  • Morning: 45 mins road journey to the base of Mt Tambora (30 mins by car, and 15 mins by motorbike)
  • Hike up to Mount Tambora
  • Evening: Overnight at the crater
Day 3: Tambora
Tambora

Today you'll get to enjoy a sunrise at the rim of Mount Tambora!

  • Morning (1am): Wake up to catch the stunning sunrise at Tambora crater rim
  • Afternoon: Head back to Rik's guesthouse
Day 4: Tambora - Bima
Tambora - Bima

Today you'll be heading back home.

  • Morning: Head to Bima airport

Meet your guide

Visit Tambora

Rik who runs Visit Tambora dreamt of being an archaeologist and participated in the excavation of Tambora. When the excavation completed, he started Visit Tambora to share his passion for Mt Tambora with travellers.
4 years experience
Basic English
Community-Based
Litter-Free

Visit Tambora Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Visit Tambora would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Basic first aid supplies (e.g. bandaid, ibuprofen, antiseptic and gauze)
Beanie
Hand gloves (useful for scrambling downhill)
Hat
Head torch
Hiking clothing (shirt, shorts/trousers)
IDR 300,000 for the park fee
Jacket/Wind breaker (if your jacket isn't waterproof, we would also recommend bringing a disposable raincoat)
Leech socks
Medium-thickness hiking socks
Personal toiletries
Small towel
Sunscreen
Trekking or running shoe with good grip
Warm clothing to sleep in (as it gets cold at the crater rim)
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Wet wipes (as there is no shower on the mountain)

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