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Nglanggeran ancient volcano is 700 meters above sea level and located in district Gunung Kidul... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Excellent 90 minute hike

We stayed in a homestay at the foot of the mountain and made the ascent to the top in under an... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Nglanggeran ancient volcano is 700 meters above sea level and located in district Gunung Kidul, +/- 1 hour away from Yogyakarta by motorbike/car. Mt.Nglanggeran is an ancient volcano that used to be an active volcano million years ago and being in active since 60 million...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aftermidnighthostel
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stayed in a homestay at the foot of the mountain and made the ascent to the top in under an hour. No major dramas a couple of steep bits but we are in our late 50s and got there without much trouble. Good views...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MStJB
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Thia site actually a little part of an ancient site that show up from the bottom of the sea and made the Java Island. That is why the site's name is Gunung Api Purba (Ancient Volcano). The way to go there is very good, it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MarianiSutanto
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The trails are full of challenges, the entire hike is uphill which can leave even the most fit people a little breathless, however, the view along the way is simply amazing and once you reach the top and see it's magnificence, you'll forget about the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Novandi H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Mount api Purba Nglanggeran is an ancient volcano. It takes 1-2 hours to reach the 700 metre summit and the trail is quite easy especially if you often to do hiking. Once at the top you will be treated to breathtaking views. Some people like...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

As soon as i arrived on top of Nglanggeran hill, o feel that this place is on of the best spot in the region. On the east side is ancient mountains, with really amazing texture, on the center you'll find small pool for irigation (embung),...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank bayusuteja
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Located in Gunung Api Purba, this place is approx 1-2 hours drive from Yogyakarta center. It is maginicient range of mountains and oldest in Indonesia. It is not Volcanic and the whole range of mountains is impressive. One has several options in this area-rock climbing,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank keentraveller27
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It is located about 1 hour from Yogyakarta in the south (Gunung Kidul). You will find almost of flinstone era where around are rocky mountains. So using comfortable shoes is a must. You can track to the top of the mountain, but prepare your stamina....More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank LitaK72
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