The mountain which has a gap in the middle (commonly called a crater) is located at an altitude of 2,084 meters above sea level. This condition makes the atmosphere at Tangkuban Perahu provides coolness and makes your mind clear when you are there.
In there, the temperature is aroud 17 degrees celsius at the day and it will drop to 2 degrees celsius at night. When you are here, you can enjoy the beauty of the lined pine trees that give the impression of being cool and comfortable. And when you arrive at the crater, you will become amazed at the view that created millions years ago. In the area near the crater you can enjoy three different kind of crater. Those three craters are Domas Crater, Ratu Crater, and Upas Crater. Kawah Ratu is the largest and most visited crater.
If you want to go there, you can use your own private vehicle such as motorcycle or car. Tangkuban Perahu is 90 minutes away if you drive from Bandung. The road there is already good so dont worry about your ride being uncomfortable. And supported by beautiful scenery makes you more comfortable when you go there. You will be presented with a very beautiful view of the tea gardens and hills. And if you want to go on an adventurous journey, you can take the Subang Colt from Lembang to the entrance.
Also, the view of the city and village when you go there is truly magnificent.
The Sundanese people know Mount Tangkuban Perahu with the myths and legends of Sangkuriang. This legend is the origin of the formation of Mount Tangkuban Perahu which is a famous legend in bandung.