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5 day (Crater Rim) by Visit Tambora

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices


Group trip
5 days 4 nights
This 5 day trip includes a 3 day trek to Mt Tambora's rim and will give you more time to explore the volcano. Stay at Rik's Guesthouse before and after the trek.

Meet your guide

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Visit Tambora

Our Pick!
3 years experience
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.


Prices start from USD$231.88 per person Prices start from IDR3.410.000
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Bima - Mt Tambora
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It will be a 12-hour long journey to Tambora by car and by motorcycle

Accommodation: Rik's Guesthouse - Tambora Guesthouse 1

  • Morning: Pick-up at Bima airport, transfer to Tambora.
  • This will mainly be by car, with the last short stretch by bumpy motorcycle!
  • Night: Arrive at Tambora
Day 2: Tambora
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Today you'll make your way up to the rim of Mount Tambora.

Accommodation: Tambora Camping - Camping

  • Morning: Hike up Mount Tambora
  • Afternoon: Spend the night at the crater
Day 3: Tambora
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Today you'll get to enjoy a spectacular sunrise view!

Accommodation: Tambora Camping - Camping

  • Morning (1am): Wake up and hike to the rim to enjoy the sunrise
  • Spend the day hiking around the volcano and spend the night camping.
Day 4: Tambora
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Today you'll be hiking back down to the base of Tambora!

Accommodation: Rik's Guesthouse - Tambora Guesthouse 1

  • Morning: Hike back down to the base of Tambora
  • Evening: Overnight at Rik's gueshouse
Day 5: Tambora - Bima
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Today will be the last day of your trip.

  • Morning: Head to Bima airport

What's included

  • Return transport from Bima airport
  • Meals & Snacks
  • Water
  • 2 nights accommodation at Rik's guesthouse (Single travellers and groups of 2 will stay at Tambora Guesthouse No. 2. Larger groups will stay at Tambora Guesthouse No. 1)
  • 2 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

Where you'll be staying

Bed Types
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Floor Mattress
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
Bed Types
  • Twin Beds
  • Fan
  • Cold Shower
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Breakfast

Transport Information

No Transport Included

What to bring

Basic first aid supplies (e.g. bandaid, ibuprofen, antiseptic and gauze)
Hand gloves (useful for scrambling downhill)
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
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)

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Flexible cancellation policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. If the adventure is cancelled more than 7 days before the adventure start date, the adventure will be fully refunded as well. Cancellations within 7 days of the adventure start date, will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 22 Oct 2019
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USD$471.24 x 1

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Prices from USD$231.88
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