Guntur Mountain Cipanas

Guntur Mountain is one of the mountain which is owned by Garut city which is located in the Dukuh sub-village, Pananjung Village, Tarogong Kaler sub-district. This mountain has a total area of approximately 250 hectares of which still form an open area, and wholly managed by the BKSDA West Java II. Guntur Mountain region is located 3 km from the Tarogong Kaler sub-district and 7 km from Garut city center.


Mount Guntur an active volcano with volcanic activity has a height of 2,000 m above sea level and has a crater that contained in one peak. Mount Guntur has a unique landscape character which has three hills at its peak, each hill has a height of 1000 m (from the foot of the mountain), 1200 m and 1300 m the highest peak.

This mountain has an appeal of a challenging mountain terrain, valleys, waterfalls, rivers, natural panorama and craters. Mount Guntur has the general configuration of mountainous land with a very steep slope and a soil material in the form of rocky sand. For the stability of the soil is relatively unstable region, with high levels of catastrophic landslide and soil and adequate soil absorption. Guntur Mountain area has not been intensively developed to be a tourist area, only Mount Guntur many visited explorers and serve as areas for camping, hiking and tracking.

In the area of Mount Guntur, there are no facilities and infrastructure that support tourism activities. This occurs because the region of Mount Guntur has not received special attention by the local government to be developed into an area that can be used for sport tourism activities, especially the gladding. But there are facilities to support the one shelter with a sufficient condition contained in the location of Citiiis Waterfalls.

To reach the foothills of Guntur to use public transportation cost Rp. 2.000/person with majoring in Garut - Cipanas Garut which operates from 5:00 am to 21:00 pm, or to use traditional transportation in the form of horse-drawn carriage (wagon) with a tariff of Rp. 5.000/person. Accessibility to go to Guntur Mountain area by using the road sub-district that has a width of 3 m and a length of 3 km with good condition, then entered the village street which has a width of 2-3 meters and a length of 2 km that have reasonably good condition, and there are also footpath with a width of 0.5-1 m with a fairly good condition.

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