“Kawah Putih” Tourism ( Crater Lake White )
Kawah Putih one of the natural attractions with interesting views of the lake contains sulfur which is located at the top of Mount Patuha with height 2434 meters above sea level. In this tour, we can be closer to the crater we can even touch the water. White land lay within the crater which is a mixture of sulfur. With a bumpy surface resembling earth mounds, while the greenish water in the crater, but clear. White color found in the crater is a crater of the dominance of water color, the color of sand and rocks around the lake. The more interesting of these is the water crater lake can change color. Sometimes the apple green and bluish. When the sun is hot, the color will turn brown.
This lake is located at the top of Mount Patuha, District Ciwidey, Bandung regency, West Java Province, Indonesia. Lovely here you can enjoy nature is still beautiful. Here you will also find various types of rare flora, such as eldelweis flowers, plants cantiqi fragrant, nutritious plants that can repel Lemo venomous animals and plants Vaccinium as typical vegetation of the crater.
This resort is about 46 kilometers to the south of the city of Bandung. To reach this area you have to travel with a span of about 2.5 hours. For those of you who bring a personal vehicle can go directly to the location of Crater Lake White Ciwidey through the City, the main gateway to the tourist area of South Bandung. From here, visitors have to walk to the crater about 5 miles to go. For tourists who ride public transportation, there are two alternative transport of bus terminal Leuwipanjang Bandung, ride public transportation or ride a bus Talbot majors Bandung-Ciwidey White crater toward the entrance.
At these attractions there are various supporting facilities, such as public toilets, parking area, souvenir center, and the mosque. In addition, there are also bamboo huts as the location of hawker centers and stalls department. This location is also used by nearby farmers to sell their garden, such as strawberry, and roasted corn on the cob, and fruit Pepito.
For tourists who want to spend the night in the vicinity do not need to worry because it can hire a tent or stay in the villas, hotels, and guesthouses of various types are often found along the tourist route Ciwidey. With this convenience, do not be surprised if nature is much in demand by tourists, both domestic and foreign tourists.