Take a guide only if you want to take the steps from the top of the crater on the way back or go through the jungle. The climb is easy and obvious if you return the same way. Be aware of the change in weather...More
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If you find yourself in Berastagi, this is probably the reason you're here. The town itself is not all that, but the fairly easy trek to the top is definitely worthwhile, especially considering there won't be much else to do here! The views of the...More
Sibayak has a sister named Sinabung. Whenever Sinabung gets angry she spews ashes miles into the air. Berastagi town will be covered in ash.
an easy volcano to climb... and lots of fumarolles and gas events in the crater. Nice view around from the rim of the crater. Also nice view on Sinabung volcano. Local people say that we shoud go there with a local guide due to weather...More
Sibayak is full of surprises. The path is very easy to follow and less adventurous than most but the summit/crater area is Mars-like and the spew of sulfur is deafening. There are also puppies! Oddly roaming around the wasteland. If you're feeling daring you can...More
For an experienced hiker, this would be a very easy hike. My driver did not drop me off at the actual starting point, so I had to walk the 3km or so on a semi-paved road to get to the start. It was fine, but...More
After walking 1h and a half we reached the top, we were really unluky and we got a rainy day, eventhough the place is really nice, you can sense the heat of the ground and all the sulphure chemeneis. It is a really nice place...More
We've had terrible weather, very windy and a lot of rain. Therefore no special views, but we are sure it is beautiful with clear weather!