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Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

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Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

Hi forummers,

Would like to pick your brains .....

Travelling with 3 adults and 2 children *aged 10 and 7 at the end of May 2017. Am interested to visit a volcano....which would you pick and why? We will have a private transport/driver/guide.

If it helps - I would be interested to pop by a strawberry farm for some strawberry picking whilst on this day trip out as well.

A nice local/recommended lunch stop would be a great factor to consider as well.

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

you must choose your self.

tangkuban perahu is nearer. and more place to go after. but more expensive.

kawah putih is farther. but more beautiful.

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2. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

Chua_HC, hi

If you travel on weekend its T. Perahu without doubt, if its a weekday - Mt. Patuha is a great family trip with strawberry fields all the way to your right and left. And it has easier access to the crater.

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Thanks to Schonefeld and cakur. Yeah, it will definitely be a weekday. Will be there from Monday to Thursday, so I would probably make a trip down on either a Tuesday or Wednesday. I am presuming either should be as 'good as it gets'!

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4. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

<, either should be as 'good as it gets'!>>

Oh yeah....

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5. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

Just curious - why the distinction for weekday/weekend? My impression from reading various posts and blogs is that T Perahu is more crowded on weekends, and entrance fee is also 50% more expensive for foreigners (300k vs 200k on weekdays).

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6. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

yah that one is also government regulation.

in my opinion, they do not want foreign visitor come to indonesia.

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7. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

First do the white crater and do takuban perahu on the next day.I suggest to visit both as they are different things with different beauty.You can visit strawberry farm nearby crater,it set with restaurant.As you're traveling with kids best rent car with driver.Though both destinations are accessible with public transportation.

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8. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

@cakur - totally understandable. Some attractions in Singapore also have different ticket pricing for citizens, PRs and tourists. Gardens by the Bay, for example.

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9. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

Have more or less firmed up the itinerary by deciding to skip Takuban....as Schonfeld puts it...there aren't any medals to be won by rushing up and down the mountain roads to see it all......its a holiday after all!

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10. Re: Which would you choose - Takuban Perahu or the White Crater?

Chua_HC, I wish you all the best and the most enjoyable​ the trip!

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