7 Top Volcano Sites To Visit Around the World

When we hear the term volcano it sounds very frightful but strangely Volcano Mountains represents a unique beauty of nature which makes them very special tourist attractions. Volcano Mountains allow travellers to enjoy some extraordinary panorama that they have never seen before. Currently, volcano sites have become a very popular destination for holiday-maker and adventurer. Here, we have brought a list of top 7 most amazing volcano sites to visit around the world that you shouldn’t miss:

1. Mount St. Helens – Washington

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Mount St. Helens is one of the most beautiful volcano sites around the world situated in the state of Washington. This volcano has caused an intense eruption in May 1980 in USA, but in 1987 the mountain was opened for climbing but only the southern part. There are many amazing viewpoints are available on that volcano site that no travellers would like to miss. The best route for the summit starts at the Ptarmigan Trail. A helicopter tour is one of the best ways to sightsee the Mount St. Helena area properly if you are not good at mountain climbing.

2. Mount Fuji – Tokyo, Japan

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Mount Fuji is one of the most visited Volcano Mountains around the world and similarly it is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Japan. According to report nearly 100,000 people visit this mountain every year. It is the highest mountain in Japan and was last erupted in 1708. The height of the mountain is 3,776 meters and it has a heaven-likee beauty surrounding the area. The upper half of the mountain becomes completely white in winter which is a must see. If you are planning for a volcano site visit, then you must choose the Mountain Fuji for sure.

3. Mount Rinjani – Indonesia

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Mount Rinjani is a 3726 meter long volcano mountain in Lombok which is the second highest volcano of Indonesia. It is known as one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia. It has a caldera of 50 KM square and a crater lake which is known as Segara Anak. The beauty of the lake and the surrounding area have boosted the beauty of the mountain to a great extend. To climb to the summit of the volcano, it would take two days but the view is most definitely appealing.

4. Mount Batur Volcano – Kintamani, Bali

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Bali is known as an amazing tourist destination around the world and one of the most important reasons behind this is the Mount Batur Volcano in Kintamani. It is standing at 1717 meter and the surrounding beauty of lake, forest and volcanoes make it an extraordinary place which is a must visit for everyone. Two and half hour hiking can offer you a mesmerizing beauty of sunrise over Bali. The amazing landscape and surrounding island view is unforgettable.

5. Mount Krakatoa or Krakatau – Indonesia

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Mount Krakatoa is an amazing volcano mountain situated between Sumatra and Java of Indonesia. The volcano reawakened in the year 1883 which was one of the biggest explosions that covered Australia to India. The eruption has caused tsunami and the dust stayed on stratosphere for many years which has caused death of many people. This frightful volcano on the other hand presents unseen beauty of the world that everyone would love to explore. It would take one night camping at Rakata Island to enjoy the eruption of Krakatoa.

6. Mount Bromo – Indonesia

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Mount Bromo is an iconic and active Volcano Mountain of Indonesia standing at 2329 meter. The mountain represents a most unique landscaping beauty including the Tengger caldera sea of sand, making it a must see picturesque. To enjoy the mesmerizing scenic beauty of the mountain many people from all around the world appear here. The sunrise and ethereal landscape from the mountain is not something to miss. If you are panning for Mount Bromo then a great thing is you can also visit another top volcano site nearby known as Mount Semeru.

7. Mount Vesuvius – Italy

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It is one of the most famous Volcano Mountains around the world. It is situated on the Bay of Naples and it is standing at 1281 meters. Every year thousands of visitors climb this mountain to see the landscaping beauty around the volcano. The last eruption occurred in 1944. There are no such tourist centre or facilities is available for the visitors in this mountain but still to enjoy the history and spectacular scenario of the volcano visitors never step back from coming here.

This is our top 7 list of best volcano mountains worldwide. Now, it is up to you which one you want to choose for your next volcano mountain journey.

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Alex Chester is an economist currently working on a few projects in Australia.

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