DURATION: 2 Days/1Nights
TREKKING GRADE: Challenging
TRANSPORT: Private car
TRAVEL INSURANCE: Excluded in cost
DEPARTURE DATE: Based on demand
SEASON: May - September
BOOKING: Over 30 days in advance
The hike provide you chance to enjoy sunset moment over volcano. As we reach elevation over 2200 m alt ,we experience the tranquility and beauty of sunset and view of volcano landscape surrounding such us volcano Merbabu on the northern side, and volcanoes Sumbing, Sundoro,Slamet on western side, while below us green field of valley and hilly mountain…and in front of us is conical shape structure of volcano Merapi.This hike is much easier and maximizing your enjoyment due to more time for adaption on rising altitude of the volcano, as well as deeper interaction to volcanic environment.Suitable for most people, outdoor enthusiasts, and volcano trekkers.
MERAPI TREKKING TRIP ITINERARY:
DAY 1 / YOGYAKARTA - SELO - CAMP SITE
Transfer 2,5 - 3 hours.Lunch at basecamp,dinner and having sleep in comfort tent will revive you sooner.Today actual hike 4 hours ascent - descent.Overnight by camp in tent.Trekking Altitude Gain/lose = approx 950 m/100m.(L,D)
DAY 2 / CAMP SITE - CRATER RIM - SELO-YOGYAKARTA.
Proceed the hike through hardest section of sandy and volcanic boulder of Merapi heading for peak zone in dark early cool morning.Upon reaching the peak, a stunning view waits.Below us the large sensational view of volcanic craters of Merapi, while on western side is volcanic rock formation.On northern side is closest view of old volcano Merbabu, while on east side is volcano Lawu, Ajuna-Walirang in far distance.After picnic, we then begin the descent back to camp site for breakfast.On the way descent, we still have mach time for photo stops.After breakfast,proceed the descent back to Selo base 1770 m where our car is waiting for us to drive return to your hotel or airport of Yogyakarta.
Today actual hike 5 hours, and transfer 2,5 - 3 hours. Breakfast at camp site.Lunch at Basecamp
Trekking Altitude Gain/Lose = approx 500m/1130 m.(B,L)
1) Transport Yogyakarta - Selo Round Trip
2) Pick up and drop off service around city of Yogyakarta (hotel)
3) Trekking and Local Guide services
4) Tent,Sleeping bag,Matrass,Air Pillow,Cutlery,Cooking Stove.
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
11) Use of necessary safety gears.
*Travel Insurance & Assistance
*Accommodation before/after trekking trip
*Airflight tickets & airport tax