Ambang

GUNUNG AMBANG

Gunung Ambang is an excellent volcanic crater complex and one of the easiest hikes in Sulawesi, requiring just over 2 hours to reach the summit via the crater from the trailhead. It is well-known for its bird life – you stand a very good chance of spotting eagles if you stay in the area for a couple of hours. The best starting point for Gunung Ambang is Desa Bongkudai Baru which is about 40 minutes by car from the small city of Kotamobagu.

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Kie Besi (Mailoa)

KIE BESI

Gunung Kie Besi is the volcano of the island of Makian, which lies in the volcanic chain off the west coast of Halmahera – Ternate, Tidore, Moti, Makian and Bacan. Like Gn Gamalama (Ternate) and Kie Matubu (Tidore), Kie Besi dominates the entire island leaving only a narrow coastal strip and the lower slopes for plantations. Coconut, nutmeg and cloves are the dominant tree crops with some canari and cinnamon.

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Ibu

GUNUNG IBU

Along with nearby Gunung Dukono also in northern Halmahera, Gunung Ibu is a highly active and fascinating volcano well worth visiting by hikers and volcano enthusiasts. Just looking at the volcano on a topographic map suggests that in ancient times this was a fearsome place, with the villages to the north being located in what looks like a primordial outer caldera floor.

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Sirung (Kukka Taupekki)

GUNUNG SIRUNG

Gunung Sirung is one of the less visited volcanoes of Indonesia, but one of the most fascinating. The very same could be said of the entire island of Pantar itself, though in 2021 there is a small new airport operating regional flights. Perhaps the most mystical island in a very mystical nation, it is difficult to visit even for a day or two without having some very thought-provoking incidents!

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Dola Koyakoya

DOLA KOYAKOYA

Dola Koyakoya is the highest point of Alor island and is the last major peak in the island chain east of Java running all the way from Bali to Timor Leste (East Timor). It is home to a large number of deer and, like many of the highest hills from Lembata island eastwards, the higher slopes are incredibly scenic eucalyptus forest with plenty of distant views and reasonably easy walking.

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Osua Jauer

Facts Elevation: 1,100 m (3,609 ft) Prominence: 1,018 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Papua Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Van Jauer Peak Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: Unknown […]

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Ulu Titi Basah

Facts Elevation: 1,533 m (5,030 ft) Prominence: 1,059 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Peninsular Malaysia Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: เขาฮูลูติติปาซา in Thai Bagging It! This obscure mountain lies on or very close to the border with Thailand and is the highest summit of the Sankalakhiri Range. It is rarely climbed – in […]

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