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5 day (Crater Rim)

By Visit Tambora


5 days 4 nights
Group trip (8 travellers per group)
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.
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What's included

From US$ 245.63 IDR3,409,981.72 per person
  • Return transport from Bima airport
  • Meals & Snacks
  • Water
  • 2 nights accommodation at Tambora Gemilang Guesthouse
  • 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
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The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Bima airport or your hotel in Bima
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!


Trips available daily
Mar 04
Mar 05
Mar 06
Mar 07
Mar 08
Mar 09
Bookings should be made at least 7 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


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

You'll journey from Bima to Tambora with scenic local life along the way

Accommodation: Tambora Gemilang Guesthouse - Standard Room

  • Morning: Pick-up at Bima airport, transfer to Tambora.
  • This will take 5-6 hours by car.
  • Night: Arrive at Tambora
Day 2: 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 Mount Tambora
  • Afternoon: Spend the night at the crater
Day 3: Tambora

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

Today you'll be hiking back down to the base of Tambora!

Accommodation: Tambora Gemilang Guesthouse - Standard Room

  • Morning: Hike back down to the base of Tambora
  • Evening: Overnight at Rik's gueshouse
Day 5: Tambora - Bima
Tambora - Bima

Today will be the last day of your trip.

  • 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

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)
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)

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