Sunday, November 16, 2008

MIDNIGHT VOLCANO MERAPI HIKING

TITLE: Hike Young Merapi
DURATION: 1Night/1Day
ROUTE: Selo
TRANSPORT: Car Standard Seat 4 person
TRAVEL INSURANCE: Excluded in Cost

DEPARTURE DATE: Based On Demand


Pasar Bubrah is an old crater of Merapi, it was the rest of past volcanic activity of Young Merapi during third period of Merapi between 8000 up to 2000 years ago. Andestic lava flows were occurred at that period and formed some hills: today called hill Batulawang and Gajahmunkur on northern flank of today Merapi, also left behind a crater which's today popularly called Pasar Bubrah.

The original name of Pasar Bubbrah is Pasar Bubar,literally mean "dismissed market",located at about 2,675m,just below summit cone of Merapi.Today, visually, Pasar Bubrah is huge boulder field with no grass where steep rocky cone of Merapi is clearly visible above,as well as impressive sun rise.This hiking trip is specially created for those want see summit cone of Merapi from lower site on right time and explore more the remain of Young Merapi. 


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MERAPI TREKKING ITINERARY
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N 1 / YOGYAKARTA-SELO.

Pick up service at hotel you stay around city of Yogyakarta at night 90:00 pm, trip briefing and drive heads for hiking base of Merapi northern flank at village of Selo 1680 m. Upon arrival, register, intro to Merapi volcano, have warm tea and light meal,and rest.Drive 2,5 hours.

D 1 /SELO-PASAR BUBRAH-SELO-YOGYAKARTA.(B)

Final preparation and safety briefing in early morning,then commence the hike at 02:00 am through village,farmland ecosystem, secondary mountain Merapi forest, and volcanic rock on
ridge plus 3 boulders up Pasar Bubrah.

Arrive at Pasar Bubrah in early morning, waits for sunrise slowly lights surrounding volcanic landscape, and experience morning beauty of of Merapi from this sites:In front is some meters of steep rocky cone of Merapi clearly visible above you, while below is huge boulder field with no grass whatsoever.On the right is standing twin cones of Sumbing and Sindoro towering over white morning cloud in contrasting with sun light.On the east side is a minor yet shapely peak,the meeting point of alternative route of eastern flank of Merapi which  brings hikers out at Deles.Rather north is "closed up view" of larger volcano Merbabu.

After picnic,we have breakfast at Pasar Bubrah on good time while admire volcanic environment of Young Merapi,then trek down to Selo base (1750 m) to transfer you return to Yogyakarta.

Drive 2,5 hours.Normal Actual Hike 6 hours ascent-descent.Alt Hiking Gain/Lose = 995 m/925 m. 

 
COST PER PERSON IN IDR :
Feel free & comfortable to contact through available contact form for newest cost per person,
notify us you small group size (pax 2-4) and departure date demand.

COST INCLUSIONS:

1)Pick up and drop off services
2)Private car,
3)Trekking as per programme
4)Trekking & Local Guide services.
6)Meal as indicated B in itinerary
7)Mineral water,fruits and snacks.
8)Permit fee and local donation.


COST EXCLUDED:
1.Travel Insurance & Assistance
2.Personal Expense & Tips
3.Accommodation before & after trekking trip.



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