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Solo trip is beatiful back to nature

Gunung Marapi is a natural tourist spot that is best for sports and natural attractions of very... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
via mobile
Best Sunrise Ever in Indonesia

Do not be confused from Mount Merapi (which is located near Central Java) and Mount Marapi. This... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
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Bukittinggi, Indonesia
+62 812-6606-4095
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Gunung Marapi is a natural tourist spot that is best for sports and natural attractions of very exotic scenery with an altitude..

Thank andrer3061
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I am a female solo traveller and I did the hike by myself.You do not need a guide ,I don t use guide nowhere but this is a super easy marked path ,completely full of trash dumped everywhere.It is quite muddy especially if raining so...More

2  Thank La S
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Do not be confused from Mount Merapi (which is located near Central Java) and Mount Marapi. This volcano is located near to the town of Bukittinggi and it is best recommended to hike up at 2am if you are reasonably fit. It should not take...More

Thank BernardK546
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Mount Marapi is a live volcano that has erupted several times in history killing lots of people. We went to visit this place via a land cruiser jeep. The trip was very bumpy and the 4 wheek drive jeep needs skills. We were taken to...More

1  Thank John C
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

2  Thank Harryet
Reviewed 6 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 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 5 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
Reviewed 7 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 OnAir637151
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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