If you are choosing a tourist spot that you want to visit while on vacation then Kawah Putih is the choice.
White Crater is one of the popular tourist attractions in Bandung.
Not only local people, but also many foreign people who come to visit there.
Kawah Putih is a tourist attraction in West Java located in the village Alam Endah, District Ciwidey, Bandung Regency West Java located at the foot of Mount Patuha. The white crater is a lake formed from the eruption of Mount Patuha. This crater is a former eruption of Mount Patuha around the 10th century.
The sulfur-mixed land around the crater is white, and the water colour in the crater is greenish white, unique from the crater is the water sometimes changes color. The white Crater lake itself is at an altitude of 2194 m but the total area of white Crater Lake 25 ha that used tourism 5 ha and the location of the crater itself 3 ha.
White crater is more precisely in South Bandung area, after Ciwidey. Located about 50 KM from downtown Bandung.
How to get to the white crater tourist spot is easy, and there are many signs directing visitors there.
If from Jakarta direction, You just have to enter the Cipularang road toll road and exit at the Kopo toll gate. From there turn right towards Soreang-Ciwidey-South Ciwidey
If using public transportation, You can use the transportation from the terminal Leuwi Panjang – terminal Ciwidey, then connected with the bus station Ciwidey – Situ Patenggang, and stop right at the entrance gate of the white crater.
White Crater tourist attractions have several facilities available there, including:
- Large parking area
- Special transportation to tourist sites
- Public toilet facilities
- Stalls and Restaurants
If you plan to stay, In Bandung has a lot of hotels or inns near the tourist sites
There are also other tourist areas in the vicinity, namely:
- Ranca Upas
- Glamping Lakeside Rancabali/ Pinisi resto
- Situ patenggang
- Pemandian air panas Ciwalini
- Kawah rengganis
Please be careful when visiting tourist attractions.