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Mount Sibayak

On the edge of Berastagi town | Jaranguda, Doulu, Kabupaten Karo, Berastagi 22156, Indonesia
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“easy hike” (18 reviews)
“hot springs” (28 reviews)
“active volcano” (11 reviews)
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On the edge of Berastagi town | Jaranguda, Doulu, Kabupaten Karo, Berastagi 22156, Indonesia
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"easy hike"
in 18 reviews
"hot springs"
in 28 reviews
"active volcano"
in 11 reviews
"local guide"
in 12 reviews
"starting point"
in 8 reviews
"early in the morning"
in 8 reviews
"nice hike"
in 8 reviews
"the sun rise"
in 7 reviews
"walk up"
in 5 reviews
"nice view"
in 12 reviews
"sulphur smell"
in 4 reviews
"jungle trail"
in 4 reviews
"watch the sunrise"
in 4 reviews
"wear good shoes"
in 4 reviews
"per person"
in 7 reviews
"paved road"
in 6 reviews
"great sunrise"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mt Sibayak is considered a easy to climb volcano. Anyone can manage it. The sulphur smell can get pretty bad when the wind direction is not in favour. There were not many people when I went there but not too sure if it was normal...More

Thank fiocwl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the hike up Sibayak because our guide took us up a trail that wasn't so crowded (as it was a public holiday), and more importantly because it wasn't in the wee hours of the morning to catch sunrise. He also took us...More

Thank Rozelle W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My local guide, Nusantara (WhatsApp : +62853 6202 1994), was helped me climb up sibayak volcano. When I was in Peak of Sibayak, I see Golden Sunrise. It was very nice, the sky was so bright and i saw another volcano Sinabung with small eruption.....More

1  Thank _lee641658
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time hiking up mountain outside of Malaysia, and this has already been an unforgettable moment ever! You might need to bring windbreaker/sweater/glove up there as it is a bit chilly. Will definitely repeat back one day. Plus, my guider for the trip is super...More

1  Thank sarahazhar07
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I camped at Gunung Sibayak overnight on a weekday and I must say, it had a spectacular view of the mountain range with the constant flushing of the geysers. Camping grounds are easy to find due to the presence of a heck lot of rubbish...More

Thank Justin C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Nusantara, was patient & helped us through the climb up & down the mountain. There wasn’t much of a sunrise as Jan was a cloudy month. A great experience nevertheless. You can smell the sulphur of the active mountain. There were people camping....More

1  Thank IsaBella_Hoopla
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy level hiking, hike around 1hrs to reach camp area just before summit of Sibayak.You can choose to hike more to summit maybe another 10-15min

Thank freakyAmber
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Actually most people go to Sibayak to see sunrise, but not for us. The day before it was raining, so we weren't sure if we could go there. We decided to wake up 6.30 am and see if the weather was nice. And it was!...More

1  Thank BiMMiE23
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Wanted to see the sun rise so we went at 4.30. The hike was supposed to take one-1,5 hour, but it took ud 45 minuttes. On our way down we could actually see what we ppassed in our way Up -beautiful!!!! But nature has its...More

1  Thank Nanna J
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If anyone who needs a guide for hiking Sibayak volcano, you can contact me via WhatsApp : +62 853 6202 1994 Instagram @nsnkcrb

3  Thank kacaribu
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Jensen C
12 February 2018|
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Response from berastagiguiding |
hi Jensen Just find in Google " berastagi adventure " :) they can help you, they have really good guide
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Leon K
10 January 2018|
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Response from akisv2004 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Leon. As you as you arrive at the hotel ask at the reception for a driver to mount Sibayak. They can also arrange you a guide to the volcanic peak. From my personal experience it is not easy to get lost as long as you... More
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tiongnh40
3 May 2017|
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Response from Kimber J | Reviewed this property |
We were there only for the hot spring bath, didn't do any hiking. But personal opinion Is that its Best is with a tour guide. Cos it's dense, and that you have no experience in climbing. So for safety reason, best to get a... More
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