Kawah Putih (White Crater) is a striking crater lake and tourist spot in a volcanic crater about 50 km south of Bandung in West Java in Indonesia.Kawah Putih lake (7.10° S 107.24° E) is one of the two craters which make up Mount Patuha an andesitic stratovolcano (a “composite” volcano). Mt Patuha is one of the numerous volcanoes in Java. Kawah Putih crater lake itself represents a relatively stable volcanic system with no records of significant activity since around 1600.The Kawah Putih site was opened to visitors in 1987. The lake is 2,430 meters above sea level so the local climate is often quite chilly (temperatures are frequently around 10 degrees Celsius).
This is a 3-hour tour to Kawah Putih, otherwise known as the white crater, in the south of Bandung. Other than a volcanic crater, you will see beautiful scenery along the way such tea plantations and strawberry farms. If the season allows, you may pluck fresh strawberries at the farm. You may also see Situ Patengang lake located between the white crater and Rengganis Volcano or pay a visit to a tea factory to look at the process.
If you intend to make a trip to south Bandung it’s good to find out the weather conditions there from the weather forecast in advance because besides the distance is quite far from the city Bandung also there is high rainfall and often involve flooding. south Bandung has beautiful scenery and natural air that you will not get in town, besides its natural there is wide paddock, and public equestrian vehicle which until now local people still use it. tea plantations and strawberry berries are the main attraction in this area, along the way you will see on the street side of the community selling strawberries and local tea from the plantation area, in addition to the white crater and lake patenggang many interesting places in this area for your exploration, you must invite local people there if you want to know the area or you choose a tour guide or Bandung tour and travel who understands this southern bandung, do not just choose a cheap tour guide who only know the white crater and patenggang course, explore … don’t just waste your trip just only see the person just look at it. if you are an adventurer you will be fit to spend the night there, united with nature and feel the quiet and cold night of south Bandung in the camp centre “Legok Kondang” and soak the night in hot springs, it is an interesting experience for you.
Resto in South Bandung
If you are going to the road to south bandung, do not forget to stop by for lunch or just drinking coffee in “saung gawir” a restaurant serving Sundanese and Indonesian cuisine, in addition to delicious cuisine also supported by the ambience around the restaurant overlooking the cool mountains make eyes become fresh and your appetite increases, this restaurant has been standing for decades and still maintain the architecture and cuisine so people will never forget to stop by there.