Saturday, November 15, 2008

MERBABU DOUBLE SUMMIT TREKKING

TRIP TITLE: Double Summit Trekking Merbabu Volcano
DURATION: 2 Days/1Nights
ROUTE: Wekas-Kedakan
TRANSPORT: Private car standard seat 4 person
ACCOMMODATION: Tent
TRAVEL INSURANCE: Excluded in cost
DEPARTURE DATE: Based on demand

This two days hike provides your maximum enjoyment of hiking heads for summits of volcano Merbabu: peak Kenteng Songo and peak Syarif.You have chance to discover archaeological remain that still found till today on peak zone,and experiences sunset on volcano.Overnight by camp in tent. On highest summit,enjoy a cup of warm tea in cool morning while waiting for amazing sunrise shining the earth and show us morning fantastic "close-up view" of volcano Merapi, as well as other volcanoes: Telomoyo - Unggaran in the north, Sumbing-Suindoro in the west, and Lawu in the distance eastern side of the volcano.

This trip is the best choice for viewing the " close up view" of Merapi plus sunset on first days and sunrise on second days.The trip is suitable for most people enjoying outdoor adventure sport, as well as new comer of volcano hikers who wish to interact deeper and discover more uniqueness and beauty of old volcano of Central Java.



TREKKING TRIP ITINERARY MERBABU

DAY ONE / YOGYAKARTA - KEDAKAN - KREGO (L,D)

Pick up in the morning (pick up time 08:00 am ) at airport of Yogyakarta or hotel you stay in Yogyakarta.Briefing,check list and transferring to Trekking Basecamp of Kedakan, the last village on slope of volcano Merbabu.Stop over arround 1600 m for sight seeing the highfarmland - mountain lanscape,then relaxing walk heads for Basecamp approx 1700 m.Take rest at basecamp for more time for adaptation to this ne altitude, and do final preparation.Then commence the hike, you'r guided through village, local farmland, and enter mountain rain forest ecosystem of Merbabu heads for the camp site at Krego on elevation appox 2400 m. During on hike, you have sufficient time to pause you pace while experiences more fresh air plus stunning mountainous view surrounding.

Lunch served at Basecam,Dinner served at camp site and overnight by camp in tent.Transfer approx 2,5 hours. Actual hike 3,5 hours.Trekking Altitude Gain = approx 800 m (L.D)



DAY TWO / CAMP SITE - SUMMITS - OLD CRATER -NDAKAN - YOGYAKARTA (B,L )

In early morning, get you up. Enjoy fresh air of mountain environment while have a cup of warm drink plus dry fruits and cakes before proceeding our hike heads for two summits of Merbabu,Syarif that's locally called Pregodalem 3119 m and Kenteng Songo Triangulasi 3142 m.Today you'r guided pass through crux of upward trail along the slope, as well as traversing section heading for highest summit of volcano Merbabu. After catching sunrise on summit Syarif,then proceed to summit Kenteng Songo triangulasi for better view of "close up" view of most active Indonesian volcano,the Merapi.


Half to one hour after breakfast, you then led proceeding the descent heads for old crater zone (depend on the weather at the time) to have closer looks of the old crater of this old volcano, then proceed heads for hiking Base Camp of Kedakan to transfer you return to Yogyakarta for your next adventure trip destination.

Breakfast on summit,Lunch at basecamp,Transfer 2,5 hours.Actual trek 7,5 hours ascent - descent.Trekking Altitude Gain / Lose = approx 742 m / 1.417 m.


COST PER PERSON IN IDR:
Contact via contact form for updated cost per person, notify us your small group size ( number participants / guests ) and requested departure date.

COST INCLUDED:
1) Private Car
2) Pick up and drop off service around city of Yogyakarta (airport / hotel)
3) Trekking Guide services
4) Camping & Cooking Equipments
5) Meals as indicated B,L,D in program
6) Mineral water (3 lt per day),snacks and fruits
8) Trekking Permit & Donation
9) Trekking as per program
10) Local porter services

COST EXCLUDED:
*Travel Insurance & Assistance
*Personal Expense
*Accommodation  before/after trekking trip
*Airflight tickets & airport tax
*Tips

ITINERARY:
Itinerary is trip reference,it is tentative, may change due to actual objective (nature) or subjective (Group/Participant) conditions for safety reason.

NEED FURTHER DETAIL:
Contact via available email contact form prior booking confirmation

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