In Indonesia, there are over 127 mountains, some of which are recognized as the highest peaks. With elevations reaching up to 4,000 meters above sea level, these highest mountains in Indonesia are spread from Sabang to Merauke.


There are 10 tallest mountains in Indonesia, ranging from Mount Semeru, Mount Rinjani to Mount Jaya Wijaya, which even ranks as one of the tallest mountains in the world. All of these highest mountains in Indonesia have successfully captured the attention of nature enthusiasts and climbers.

The highest mountain in Indonesia:

1. Mount Puncak Jaya Wijaya

This mountain stands as the number one tallest mountain in Indonesia. The summit of Mount Jaya Wijaya stands at an altitude of 4,884 meters. With this height, Mount Jaya Wijaya ranks among one of the tallest mountains in the world.

The mountain situated in Papua Province is also referred to as Carstensz Pyramid. Mount Puncak Jaya Wijaya is also the largest limestone mountain in Indonesia. Due to its immense height, perpetual snow can be found at its peak.

2. Mount Kerinci

The next tallest mountain in Indonesia is Mount Kerinci. It is also the highest mountain on the island of Sumatra and the tallest volcano in Indonesia.
Located in Kerinci Regency in Jambi Province. in the Bukit Barisan Mountains, this mountain stands at an elevation of 3,805 meters above sea level.

3. Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani is positioned on the island of Lombok, within the province of West Nusa Tenggara. With an elevation of 3,762 meters, Rinjani stands as one of the popular and highly sought-after tallest mountains.

Mount Rinjani offers breathtaking views with its vast grasslands and tropical forests. Additionally, it is encompassed within the Mount Rinjani National Park, spanning an area of roughly 41,330 hectares.

4. Semeru Mountain

Mount Semeru reaches an elevation of 3,676 meters with its highest peak known as Mahameru. It is one of the tallest mountains on the island of Java.
Mount Semeru is administratively located within two regencies, specifically Malang Regency and Lumajang Regency, both situated in East Java Province..

5. Mount Sanggar

Mount Sanggar is also among the list of tallest mountains in Indonesia. Despite not being as popular as other mountains, Mount Sanggar reaches an elevation of 3,564 meters. Located in West Nusa Tenggara, this mountain is designated as the fifth tallest mountain in Indonesia.

6. Mount Latimojong

Mount Latimojong is also known as Bulu Rantemario. This mountain, located in Enrekang Regency, South Sulawesi, stands at an elevation of 3,478 meters. Situated in the heart of South Sulawesi, Mount Latimojong requires approximately 10 hours of travel from the city center of Makassar for climbers to reach its base.

7. Mount Slamet

Located in Central Java, this mountain reaches an elevation of 3,428 meters. Mount Slamet is located within the borders of five regencies: Banyumas Regency, Purbalingga Regency, Brebes Regency, Tegal Regency, and Pemalang Regency.

Mount Slamet holds the title of the highest mountain in Central Java and is the second tallest peak on Java Island, following Mount Semeru. It is one of the active volcanoes, having erupted 42 times throughout its history.

8. Mount Sumbing

Mount Sumbing ranks eighth as the tallest mountain in Indonesia, standing at an elevation of 3,371 meters. Administratively, this mountain spans three regencies: Magelang Regency, Temanggung Regency, and Wonosobo Regency. For climbers interested in ascending Mount Sumbing, there are three climbing routes available: Cepit Parakan route, Bogowongso route, and Garung Village route.

9. Mount Raung

Mount Raung is located at the eastern end of Java IslandAdministratively, this mountain area It is located within three districts in the Besuki area of East Java: Banyuwangi, Bondowoso, and Jember.

with a height of 3,344 meters. When measured from its highest point, Mount Raung is the third tallest mountain in East Java after Mount Semeru and Mount Arjuno, and the fourth tallest in Java Island.

10. Mount Ceremai

Mount Ceremai, also known as Mount Cereme, is the tallest mountain in West Java. It is situated in two regencies: Kuningan Regency and Majalengka Regency.

This mountain has an elevation of 3,078 meters. Mount Ceremai is currently part of the Mount Ceremai National Park (TNGC), which spans approximately 15,000 hectares in total.