White Crater

White Crater, Bandung

White Crater is the most famous tourist spot in Bandung. the existence of the Ciwidey White Crater became famous starting from 1987, since the government developed this area as a tourist spot that offers a unique experience of seeing a lake that can change color.
Located in Ciwidey, West Java, approximately 50 KM south of Bandung, Kawah Putih is a lake formed by the eruption of Mount Patuha. As the name implies, the soil in this region is white as a result of mixing sulfur elements.  In addition to the white soil, Kawah Putih lake water also has a greenish-white color and can change color according to the sulfur content contained, temperature, and weather. Ciwidey White Crater is located in a mountainous area which has an altitude of more than 2,400 meters above sea level.  With these heights, the air temperature in the White Crater area is naturally cold with temperatures of 8 degrees Celsius to 22 degrees Celsius, therefore don't forget to bring a jacket.

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