About Visit Tambora

is a branch of CV.BIMA GEMILANG Tour & Travel. They manage the Tambora guesthouse and organise hiking expeditions together with the local youth community.

Staff of DEVITA with guest

DEVITA (Tambora Hiking Division) is the local youth association from the village of Oi Bura. They act as expedition organizer and ensure everything for the trekking (transportation, porters, equipment, food and beverage). More than 20 experienced porters are working for DEVITA.

Nurul Wahyuti is the owner of VISITTAMBORA guesthouse and operational manager for CV.Bima Gemilang. She was Born & raised in Bima city and has her degree in Human Resources.  Her main interests are guest relations and the wellbeing of the people that she works with. Her guests praise her for her delicious cooking. She is fun to talk to and always keeps her wonderful smile.

Nurul with her guests

Rik Stoetman is a permanent resident of Indonesia. He has lived there for 30 years and was always involved with handicraft development for export and therefor hands on in community support. He sees Tambora in one way as Bali was a long time ago and wants to be part of yet another rapid development in the most positive way. Since 2006 he took part in the research into ‘The Long Lost Kingdom of Tambora’ and can tell visitors all about Tambora’s history. Rik helps Nurul with guest relations and communication.

Rik doing what he likes best
Manuel Marty
Manuel Marty and his wife


Manuel Marty supports Visit Tambora as Web Designer and Photographer. Impressed by his own experience on the mighty Mount Tambora and with the local people he aims to bring in his knowledge.