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Karangetang Volcano Special

expedition to see the ongoing eruption of Karangetang volcano

Karangetang in eruption (archive photo by Martin Rietze /
Karangetang in eruption (archive photo by Martin Rietze /
Karangetang volcano
Karangetang volcano
The current eruption seen on satellite data (image: ESA)
The current eruption seen on satellite data (image: ESA)
A very interesting eruption is in progress at the remote volcano: since lat Nov 2018, a lava flow has been advancing slowly form the northern crater and has now reached the coast.
If you're ready to pack and leave on short notice, this adventurous tour might be for you, offering the best chance to see the eruption from close and with our most experienced expedition organizer in Indonesia.
  • ongoing eruption of Karangetang
  • big chances to see active lava flows
  • high level of adventure
  • volcano expert from our Indonesian team (Andi)

11-16 Feb 2019: Karangetang Volcano Special

Day 1-6: Karangetang Volcano Special 11-16 Feb 2019
day 1 (11 Feb): arrival in Manado airport(mdc) - transfer to hotel. Acc: hotel lion plaza
day 2: express ferry to Siau island (5 h) - observation to observatory post and Karangetang. acc: small hotel
day 3: Karangetang
day 4: Karangetang and surrounding islands
day 5: Karangetang in the morning - by ferry back to Manado. Acc: hotel as before
day 6 (16 Feb): Transfer out to airport of extension
Tour type: Volcano expedition: active volcanoes - photography - adventure
Difficulty: Easy
Group size: 2-6
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights


no scheduled dates at present

Price (per person): 1390 € $£¥


  • VolcanoDiscovery expedition leader
  • All sea transfers from/to Manado
  • All land transfer (local transport in Siau)
  • Full board (meals and drinks)
  • Accommodation as described

Tour guide

The tour will be accompanied / guided on location by one of our professional local guides in Indonesia, typically Andi or Galih. They have extensive knowledge not only about the volcanoes, but also about their country and culture.
Our guides all speak English and Indonesian, some also French.
Andi Rosadi, our famous head expedition leader in Indonesia

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