5 Agustus 2009
White Crater in Mount Patuha
Mt Patuha is located southwest of Bandung, Kawah Putih is a lake on this mountains is sometimes pale turquoise, or as it's name says 'white'. The direction is drive to Ciwidey.
Kawah Putih can easy be reached by car all the way to the rim and then it is a 100 metre walk to the lake it self. It is a very nice colorful lake. Far to the south of Bandung, the hill becomes greener. The fresh air flows through the bamboo trees marching along the way. Kawah Putih, The White Crater, is waiting for who want to contemplate there.
Two craters adorn the summit of Patuha Volcano. The dry crater of Kawah Patuha lies 600 meters northwest of Kawah Putih, a crater lake with approximately 8 meters of water depth. Kawah Putih Crater Lake represents a relatively stable volcanic system, with no records of magmatic or phreatic activity since A.D. 1600.
Surrounded by the tea plantation, Kawah Putih is a very prospectors tourist's destination in West Java - Indonesia. Located at about 30 km to the south of Bandung, Kawah putih is relatively easy to be reached. But, driving by your own car is recommended, it's convenience because along the way, you can stop by to just take a rest, or buy strawberry, which can be easily found in this area. Fresh and considerably
At the top of Mt. Patuha is a relatively Young crater, and on its southeastern, lower flank is another, picturesque crater lake called Kawah Putih (White Crater).
Besides the enchantment of natural panorama, the crater has a separate uniqueness that is the color of the crater is always fluctuate, sometimes the color is green apple when the sun heat. But often the color is white with a thick mist above surface of the crater. Kawah Putih is also dominated with a white stones that’s why this crater called white crater. About 5 km from the crater there are support facilities such as Punceling hot spring and track jogging.
This nature enchantment can be felt since the visitor in journey to the location entrance by through crop forest of Eucalyptus and nature forest with miscellaneous of species tropical rain forest which is can offers you a truly incredible vacation.