Boat Tangkuban Mountain is located about 30 km north of Bandung. This beautiful place is located in Lembang area, approximately 30 minutes from Bandung to use motor vehicles. Tangkuban Mt has a height of 2084 meters tall. This mountain became one of the interesting tourist destinations in West Java. Its natural environment are cool, and hot springs at the foot of the mountain-foot. Rows of elongated craters, the main attraction. Boat Tangkuban is actually a volcano. Boat Tangkuban named because its shape resembles an inverted ship.
Boat Tangkuban name itself very closely with a legend who is very famous Sundanese land, namely Sangkuriang. Boat Tangkuban mountain which from a distance looked like a boat upside down, supposedly caused by supernatural powers Sangkuriang finish the job that failed in making the boat overnight to marry Dayang Sumbi that none other than his own mother. Because so upset not to complete construction of the boat, Sangkuriang finally kicked the boat that has not finished it. Legend who became closely linked in the naming of Boat Tangkuban mountain.
Boat Tangkuban mountain charm is so adorable, even, when the weather is sunny, the curve of the soil on the crater wall can be seen clearly, in contrast with the green trees around the mountain. Not only that, the bottom of the crater can we enjoy the beauty that was amazing. Natural beauty is what makes Boat Tangkuban become one of the prime natural tourist attractions of West Java province, especially in Bandung.
The road to Boat Tangkuban, on left sides of the street you will see a stretch of green tea gardens and rows of pine trees. His name is also the mountain, certainly every time the air is really cool. Because the boat is Tangkuban Mount which is still active until recently, it has always been a lot happening eruption which left the rest of the eruptive crater. Currently craters-craters have been used as a place-crater wisata.Kawah include Crater Queen, Upas, Domas, New, Jurig, Rhino, Jurian, Demon and Pangguyungan Rhino. Among these craters, Crater Queen is the largest crater, followed by Upas crater that is located adjacent to the crater Queen. Some crater sulfur smell smoke, there is even forbidden to descend the crater, because the smell of toxic smoke.
If you visit to Bandung, take your time to visit Boat Tangkuban. The cool air, beautiful scenery, all of them will make you satisfied. Visiting Boat Tangkuban means you have been enjoying the natural attractions, tours Lagenda, and also shopping. Because in this mountain region we encounter many merchants who sell various sauvenir, food, etc.. On the lip of the crater of this mountain you can also walk around with a rented horse, all of which will add to your satisfaction the tour.