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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Kaskasen Village, Tomohon, Indonesia
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We got there at 6am, to avoid the heat. Did the walk with a guide, which I can recommend. With just a normal condition it's not that hard. The walk and vulcano are both really beautiful and impressive.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank annedU7507CD
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We had a half day hike with Jotje to Lokon volcano. Jotje is very experienced, with track, landscape and also taking nice photos. He is able to communicate in fluent English. We felt safe and relaxed with him. The truck itself is a little challenging,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank luluwlulu
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is my first review on this site, but I'm writing it because I would like to share more about the positive experience I had climbing to the summit. After reading the previous positive reviews on this site, I dropped Jotje Lala a message via...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Fysh T
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great half day today with climbing to the crater of Vulcan Lokon. We started at 9am and were back at 1pm (with lots of breaks). With the directions of Yurrian V we could easily do this hike on our own, no guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank nynkeleeuw
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We were a group of 4 and had a guide with us. We climbed up to be on time to enjoy the sunrise. The climb is all uphill over rocks and at the top gravel. It takes around 1 - 1.5 hours to reach the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zwinky1
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I climbed alone after receiving some advice from the hotel reception, better if you start in morning, in afternoon it's raining almost everyday, you need shoes or boots with good grip. I make 3 hours from catholic church to the crater

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alexandru m
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We were picked up at 4am from our hotel by our guide Jotje Lala to climb the Gunung Lokon before the heat kicked in. After one hour of walking through the dark, we reached the crater at sunrise, which was really magical. After a short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MilanW1
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We hiked up the majestic Lokon with our guide Jotje. He was experienced, friendly and able to converse well in English. We felt safe with him and felt comfortable through the hike. The landscape of the volcano is one of a kind, with a memorable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Raaj557
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing hike, well worth doing, here are a few tips about the hike WITHOUT a guide (definitely feasible). Leave early (we started at 6.30), weather is better and not too hot yet. We walked from Mountain View Hostel, it took us just over an hour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank alexpilgrim
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We hiked up the volcano together with tour guide Jotje Lala, who was an excellent guide with lots of experience and cool stories (he's been up there a 1000 times, has seen it explode in real life). Jotje is fun and entertaining all the way...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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guidejotjelala
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Response from guidejotjelala | Reviewed this property |
yes it savety but steep and bit adventure .nice view from the top . still one and half hour to get to the top. but if the smoke from crater blowing to trekk . cancel it.because poison gas.
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