Mount Lokon Trekking

, Observing sunrise from Tompaluan Crater, volcanic rock recognition, early morning hike with Flanation

Visiting Tomohon will be very interesting to hike a volcano. Mount Lokon is a 1580-MASL volcano. It is a stratovolcano, which means the volcano was born and grow from volcanic materials that lay on each other. It is also an active volcano in North Sulawesi, and is located at the North West side of Tomohon. This volcano has very unique picturesque scenery.

Sunrise Trekking to Tompaluan Crater

Sun rise from Mount Lokon
Sun rise from Tompaluan Crater

One very interesting activity to do while climbing mountain is to see the breaking of the day, especially sun rise. This is the time when we can see the color of the sky gradually change from dark stary night to orange golden and lastly bright blue morning. Tompaluan crater is one of the best spot to enjoy this moment. It is an experience on vacation whilst near the crater and waiting for the sun to start rising. The experience is total reversion of the sunset. Cloudy sky sometimes sweeten the scenery. The challange is only when it is too thick. Sun shines behind clouds. The color of the sky becomes grayish blue or whitish grey. From mount Lokon, the siluet of towering mount Mahawu on the opposite side beautifies the view of the sun rise.

Observing the Crater after Sunrise

At the time of vacation, volcano is one of the most amazing place on earth to be observed beside rain forest, coral reef and culture. During the visit to Tompaluan crater, we are able to observe the igneous rocks such as tuff, basalt, rhyolite, obsidian, pumice, andesite and other sulfuric materials that were created from the eruption. As the volcano grows, many rocks were contrived. Layers of volcanic materials are obviously visible and easily recognizable on the wall of the lava river and crater. Scholars said each layer must be representing a period of eruption.

Mount Lokon Trekking

Rate starts from USD 55 Per Person

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DestinationIncludesNot IncludesArrival and DepartureRates
Mount Lokon is the only destination for this tour


  • Licensed English Speaking Tour Guide,
  • Transportation to Volcano Entry Point
  • Mineral Water
  • Local Breakfast
  • Tour Per Itinerary

Not Includes

  • Hotel
  • Airlines Ticket,
  • Souvenir,
  • Personal Needs and medication,
  • Tipping,
  • Donation during visit (if any),
  • Lunch and Dinner
Tour starts from Hotels or Resorts in Tomohon
Single Traveler please contact us using the button above
2-4 Travelers | USD 60 Per Person
5-10 Travelers | USD 55 Per Person
For Sunrise trip there will be surcharge USD 10 Per Person

Tour Itinerary

Sunrise TripRegular Trip
03.00 – 03.30 Meeting at the Hotel or Resort in Tomohon
03.30 – 05.00 Climbing the Lokon Volcano via Lava River
05.00 – 08.00 Observing the Sunrise from Tompaluan Crater, Observing the crater also.
08.00 – 09.00 Returning to Entry point
09.00 – 10.00 Trying Tinutuan, Local Breakfast in Local Rumah Makan (optional), return to hotel, tour finished.
07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and then personal preparation
08.00 – 13.00 Climbing Mount Lokon
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch at Local restaurant
14.00 – 15.00 Relaxing at Valentine Hills, Woloan
15.00 – 16.00 Return to Hotel
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