Sunday, February 27, 2011

TWIN VOLCANOES SUNDORO-SUMBING TREKKING 3D/2N


Volcano Sundoro (Also pronounced Sindoro) 3153 m and Sumbing 3371 m are twin volcano of Central Java, Indonesia. Sundoro is separated from Sumbing by saddle of Kledung (1405 m), which is actually the main road Wonosobo-Temanggung regencies.First historical time eruption of Sundoro was recorded year 1818, while obvious eruption year 1806 was doubtful.Peak zone of Sundoro is dominated by Edelweis Flower, rather flat field with 400 x 300 in wide, still has non active crater on it's peak zone.


While volcano Sumbing, still has many sulfuric smoke craters on peak zone.Peak of this volcano is small caldera rim.To visit it's craters, we have to walk down through steep path heading for impressive active craters spewing out smoke from cracks.


BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: YOGYAKARTA-CAMPSITE SUNDORO
Pick up service at airport of Yogyakarta in the morning, drive to hiking Basecamp Sundoro.1 hour after lunch,transfer for afternoon hike heads for campsite for overnight.Overnight by camp in tent.(L,D).

Day 2: SUMMIT SUNDORO-CAMPSITE SUMBING
Proceed the hike heads for summit.Make summit in early morning to experience best sunrise slowly lights the caldera of Sundoro.Take look of deep rest crater of Sundoro and explore it's caldera before it's time to descend back till border of pine forest and local plantation of Kledung for transferring you to hiking basecamp Sumbing.Make arrival report at the basecamp Sumbing before it's time to hike up Sumbing.(L,D).

Day 3:
SUMMIT AND CRATER SUMBING-YOGYAKARTA
Proceed ascend in early cool morning heads for summit of Sumbing.After sight seeing on summit of Sumbing,we then descend heads for impressive carter of Sumbing spewing out sulfur smoke from cracks and up through different trail leading us up a peak where we take break and take in view of Sundoro's summit before it's time to proceed descent heads for campsite and basecamp for transferring back to Yogyakarta for your next destination.(B,L).

TREKKING INDICATION:
FITNESS LEVEL REQUIRED:Good Fitness Level
HIKING ALTITUDE: 1405 m- 3371 m
SLEEPING ALTITUDE: 2300 m - 2500 m






NOTE 2013:
This hiking trip program is no longer available. New related trekking Sindoro - Sumbing program is on creating process.

PHOTO:
By Ambo Upe Oleng

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