Friday, May 27, 2011

VOLCANO LAWU'S PEAK TREK CEMORO SEWU





Volcano lawu is one of Java's old volcanoes,highest peak altitude 3265 m, located at border between two province: east Java and Central Java.The hiking trail heading for summit is more flat with angel vary from flat to 45 degrees.This volcano still has active crater as well as hotspring on altitude around 2600 m.

This two days hike is began from Cemoro Sewu Hiking Basecamp on altitude 1900 m heads for summit of Lawu through well constructed hiking trail and enter in to rain tropical mountain forest on slope of the volcano.Experience fresh air as well as sunset on the way up.After 4 hours of hike, we then reach our camp site on altitude around 2900 m where we overnight by camp in tent. On next early morning experience fantastic sunrise infront of our camp site, while below as is Lake Sarangan.For more view, you'll be led up hill of view point where you can catch fantastic mountainous view surrounding.

After having bread and warm tea, we then proceed the hike head for summit for 1 hour. After 1 hour sightseeing summit, then descent back heads for campsite and Basecamp Cemoro Sewu for transferring you back to Yogyakarta city or Solo for your next destination.Beginners or new timers are welcome very well.

BRIEF ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Pick up around city of Yogyakarta or Solo in the morning ( Pick up time: 08:00 - 09:00 )at your hotel lobby or airport, transfer to hiking basecamp. Arrival report and repacking agt hing basecamp, then hike up heads for camp site.Overnight by camp in tent.(L,D)

DAY2: Weak you up in early morning for 1/2 hour sunrise sight seeing, then proceed the hike heads for summit. After 1 hour sight seeing on summit, we then descend back heads for campsite, then proceed heads for Basecamp for transferring you back to Solo or Yogyakarta for your next destination.(B,L)

TRIP INDICATION:
Location: Java Island, Border East and Central Java, Indonesia
Steepness Angel Of Trail: Flat - 45 degrees
Actual Trek: 8 hours
Length Of Total Trek: Approx 14 km
Altitude Basecamp-Summit: 1900 m - 3265 m
Fitness Level Required: Average - Good
Technical Level: Easy
Portaging Intensity: Low
Group Size: 1- 4 pax

COST PER PERSON:
Contact us, advice us your group size and departure date request.

COST INCLUSION:
1)Private Ac Car.2)Pick up and drop off service.3)Trekking Guide safety ratio to client.4)Group Safety Trekking Gear.5)Admission fee and donation.6)All Meals as Indicated B,L,D.7)Mineral water.8)Snack And Fruits.9)Warm tea/coffee on summit.
10)One Porter Per Person.11)Cool drink at the end of trek.12)Extra service of using personal gears.13)Camping Gear.

COST EXCLUSION:
Accommodation Pra-Pasca Trip, Travel Insurance, Airfare and Airport tax, and personal expenses.

RELATED VOLCANO LAWU TREKKING PROGRAM:
>2 DAYS/1 NIGHT LAWU VIA CEMORO SEWU - CETHO:
Hike up in the afternoon from Cemoro Sewu in east java heads for campsite, then make summit in next the morning.Descent via different hiking trail of central java, Cetho hiking trail where you have rare chance to explore Hindu Temple such as Kethe and Cetho on slope of the volcano.Length of trek ascent-descent approx: 19 km.Normal group Size 2 pax
>2 DAYS/1 NIGHT LAWU VIA CEMORO KANDAN-COMORO SEWU:
Hike up on 10:00 from baseacmp Cemoro Kandang, central java heads for summit, stop over on altitude 2600 m for descending and exploring crater and hotspring of this old volcano, then proceed heads for summit. Descent cross border of central java region heads for campsite Cemoro Sewu in east java.Proceed the descent on the next day morning. Lenght of trek ascent-descent approxe 18 km.Group size: 1-4 pax.
>1 NIGHT/1 DAY VIA LAWU CEMORO SEWU:
Hike at night via Cemoro Sewu hiking trail, make summit in early morning. Descent back via the same hiking trail.
>1 DAY VIA CEMORO KANDANG - SEWU:
Hike up in the morning via Cemoro Kandang heads for summit, make summit late afternoon. Descent back directly cross central java border heads for Bascampcamp of Cemoro Sewu eas java.

PHOTO NOTE:
Photo captured by: Ambo Upe + Saprol


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