// Sulawesi Utara

North Sulawesi is becoming an increasingly popular international tourist destination, based mainly on the stunning coral reefs around the island of Bunaken, which is close to the provincial capital of Manado. The mainland also has many attractions including the amazing and accessible Tangkoko-Batuangas Dua Saudara (Tangkoko) National Park, where among fabulous forest stretching from the coast to 1,350 m elevation you can see endemic black macaques, tarsiers, and endemic red-knobbed hornbills.

There are plenty of good volcanoes too, including the highest peak in the province – Gunung Klabat – whose trailhead is only 1 hour drive from Manado, and GunungĀ Soputan, perhaps the finest volcano on mainland Sulawesi. Others are more remote, and those located off the end of the peninsular are challenging to reach and can be dangerously active such as Karangetang, Indonesia’s most active volcano.

A Selection of Photos of North Sulawesi’s Ribus

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Map of North Sulawesi’s Ribus


Download these peaks as a kml file.

Statistics and Links to North Sulawesi’s Ribus

Name Elevation Prominence Ribu Category Island Bagging Info
Klabat 1,995 m 1,852 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Sulawesi Yes
Matabulawa 1,964 m 1,756 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Sulawesi
Karangetang 1,827 m 1,827 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Siau Yes
Soputan 1,803 m 1,419 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Sulawesi Yes
Ambang 1,795 m 1,397 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Sulawesi Yes
Lokon 1,580 m 842 m Google MarkerSpesial Sulawesi Yes
Dua Saudara 1,351 m 949 m Google MarkerSpesial Sulawesi Yes
Awu 1,340 m 1,340 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Great Sangihe Yes
Manado Tua 805 m 805 m Google MarkerSpesial Manado Tua Yes
Bukiri Kalongan 786 m 786 m Google MarkerSpesial Tagulandang
Ruang 725 m 725 m Google MarkerSpesial Ruang