Friday, May 27, 2011

TREKKING LAWU; Peak Hargo Dumilah Hike

DURATION: 2Days/1Night
ROUTE : Cemoro Sewu
MAX ALTITUDE: 3265 m ASL
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Moderate
GET IN-OUT: Yogyakarta/Solo - Yogyakarta/Solo.
WHEN: Customized to your requested date of departure.


Volcano lawu is one of Java's old volcanoes, has several peak nut highest one locally named Hargo Dumilah  3265 m ASL. Administratively, Lawu covers two provinces of Indonesia: East Java and Central Java.This volcano still has active crater as well as hotspring on altitude around 2600 m.

This 2 days/1night Lawu trekking trip offers chance to view sunrise and stunning view East Java volcanoes as well as of lake Sarangan. For more view, you'll be led up hill of view point where you can expect to catch more fantastic mountainous view of East Java surrounding. Physically, this Lawu trekking trip is moderate level, required you to be at least on average stamina level. The trip is good option for those visiting Yogyakarta or Solo and wish to experiences the old volcanic highland of Central Java and East Java regions. Trekking guests are strongly suggested to have at least 1 night extra day rest at Yogyakarta or Solo region before trekking trip commencement.

BRIEF ITINERARY:


DAY 1
: Pick up around city of Yogyakarta or Solo in the morning, transfer to hiking entrance gate (+- 1905 m ASL) of basecamp of Cemoro Sewu sub village, hike through well paved stone path of mountain forest Lawu head for camp site (+-3085 m ) ASL). Overnight by tent. Actual drive approx 4 hours. Actual hike approx 4 hours ascent terrain Lawu.(L,D)

DAY2: Wake you up in early morning for sunrise sight seeing, then proceed summit attempt for peak Hargo Dumilah (+-3265 m ASL). After summiting, then hiking down back heads for campsite, then proceed heads for Basecamp for transferring you back to Solo or Yogyakarta for your next destination. Actual drive approx 4 hour. Actual hike approx 4 hours ascent-descent terrain Lawu.(B,L).

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