Must Visit: The Dead Forest in Papandayan

If you're planning to visit the Dead Forest in Papandayan, here's more information!
23 Aug 2022 · By Ayurizka Purwadhania
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The Dead Forest in Papandayan / uma_dj
The Dead Forest in Papandayan / uma_dj

Garut is known to have a variety of unique and stunning tourist destinations you must visit. The Dead Forest in Papandayan is a destination you can visit to see the charm of a barren forest, but it has a stunning view.

If you plan to visit the Dead Forest in Papandayan, here is more information!


The Dead Forest in Papandayan Karamat Wangi, Cisurupan, Garut


The following are the facilities that you can find at the Dead Forest in Papandayan attraction:

  • Parking area
  • Toilet
  • Mosque
  • Photo Spot
  • Hiking Tracks
  • Sulfur Crater
  • Food stalls


The Dead Forest in Papandayan / @zanalbie
The Dead Forest in Papandayan / @zanalbie

In 1772, Mount Papandayan, located at 2,665 masl, issued a very powerful and large eruption that resulted in the area around four villages being flattened. In addition, 3,000 residents around the mountain area are also buried in the volcanic lake.

Since this eruption, the hilly area on Mount Papandayan has become arid, and almost all the trees have not grown or have left. All that is left is a stretch of black trees surrounding this mountain.

Finally, this area was called the Papandayan Dead Forest. Even though the trees here look scary, you can still enjoy the stunning scenery only in Garut.

Entrance Ticket Prices and Opening Hours

The following is the latest entry ticket price to the Papandayan Dead Forest:

  • Entrance Ticket: IDR 20,000 per person
  • Car Parking: IDR 30,000
  • Motorcycle Parking: IDR 10,000
  • Pickup Service: IDR 30,000 per person

The Papandayan Dead Forest tourist attraction is open daily for 24 hours, but the best time to visit this place is 07.00-16.00 because it is still exposed to sunlight, making it easier to access up and down.

Thus the information about the Dead Forest of Papandayan, hopefully, can be your next tourist destination in Garut!

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