Mt Tambora

Site of the world's biggest volcanic eruption in 1815.

Hike Mt Tambora

The highest peak on the island of Sumbawa (2850m) was also the biggest in Indonesia until it exploded in 1815. This lesser known volcano is responsible for the biggest eruption in history, and is in the Guinness Book of World Records as a result.

Today the enormous, still bubbling and smoking crater is a site to behold, and a walk inside it is something you won't forget in a hurry. Best of all, you are far enough off the tourist trail that it will probably only be you there. Let our trusted, hand-picked local guides and hosts take care of all the details of this hike. Just bring your camera.

What to expect

  • Handcrafted mini adventures
  • Trusted local guides and hosts
  • Hassle-free packages
  • A giant crater and few other people

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