Monday, August 30, 2010

LAWU TREKKING

TRIP TITLE: Lawu, Historical Summit of Java
DURATION: 2 Days/1Nights
TREKKING GRADE: Moderate
 TRANSPORT: Private car standard seat 4 person
ACCOMMODATION: Tent
TRAVEL INSURANCE: Excluded in cost
DEPARTURE DATE: Based on demand
BOOKING: Over 30 days in advance
 
This hike designed for those want to experience beautiful morning view, and the fresh air of volcano Lawu. The are many hiking trails available, but better constructed one is Cemoro Sewu.This trekking route is considered the best one due to well maintained by local officers, less slippery,but steeper than other available hiking - trekking route of Lawu. Some shelters are available en trekking route heads for highest summit of Lawu ( 3265 m ) locally called Hargo Dumila, ones of most historical summit of Java.Today Lawu is considered as active volcano B-type, still possessing crater - fumarola field and hotspring below summit zone.





DAY 01 / YOGYAKARTA - CEMORO SEWU-CAMP SITE.

Pick you up in the morning 08:00 am around city of Yogyakarta ( your hotel lobby or  other desired public space such airport ), trip briefing,check list and transfers by private car heads for Basecamp of Cemoro Sewu 1800 m where we take some rest for more time of adaption to this new altitude,and do final preparation.Then commence trekking through stony path of mountain forest of Lawu head for view point and down to campsite approx 2800 m.Experience sunset moment plus fresh air of Lawu.

Overnight in tent.Lunch at Basecamp, Dinner and briefing at camp site,Transfer 3,5 hours,and normal actual trek 4,5 hours ascent descent,Trekking Altitude Up/Down= approx 1200 m/200 m.(L.D)

DAY 02 / CAMP SITE- HARGO DUMILA-CEMORO SEWU-YOGYAKARTA

In the early morning,wake up and enjoy warm drink plus snack and dry fruit,then proceed trekking heads for summit  Hargo Dumila ( 3265 m ) to make the summit in early morning for most possible better weather on summit. Watch sunrise slowly lights the earth, and take in view of morning fantastic view of surrounding volcano landscape such Merapi-Merbabu on western side and other volcanoes of East Java on Eastern side. You then guided down back to transfer you return to Yogyakarta or Solo for your next destination.En route visit waterfall.

Breakfast at camp site.Lunch at Basecamp,Transfer 2 - 3,5 hours,and normal actual trek 6 hours ascent-descent.Trekking Altitude Up/Down= approx 465 m/1465 m .(B,L)

COST INCLUDED:
*Transport
*Pick up & Drop off Service
*Trekking & Visit as per program
*Trekking & Local Guide Services
*Local Porter Services
*Trekking Permit & Donation
*Tent,Matrass,Sleeping bag,Air Pillow,Cutlery,Cooking stove.
*Mineral Water (2 - 3 lt per day),Snack & Fruits
*Meals as indicated B,L,D in program.

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






WEEKLY I TRAINING I TREKKING I REPORT I VOLCANO NEWS I CLIMBING I HIKING

ALL TIME I VOLCANO I MERAPI I MERBABU I LAWU I SUMBING I SUNDORO I SLAMET