Wednesday, June 15, 2011

VOLCANO SUNDORO'S PEAK HIKE





Sundoro (Other hikers pronounced Sindoro) is twin of volcano Sumbing.Located in Central Java province.The volcano is conical in shape with wide rim's crater on it's peak zone.After approx 60 years of calm, the magmatic activity of Sundoro rised to higher level on 2011,  then down back to lower normal level without any eruption. On rainy season, Sundoro sometime has temporal lake due to rainfall.This hike 1 night / 1 day hike is commenced at midnight through pine forest and unstable stony path heads for summit of Sundoro on elevation 3153 m. Get dinner earlier and good rest prior to departure time.


ITINERARY:

DAY ONE:Pick you up in afternoon around Yogyakarta city( your hotel lobby), then trip orientation, and transfer by AC car to Trekking Basecamp of Kledung.Upon arrival, make arrival report and coordinate with Basecamp keeper/owner, registration at Basecamp, have warm tea and cake, then village sight seeing. Overnight at Basecamp.Today transfer normal transfer 3 hours.(D)

DAY TWO:
Wake up at midnight, have warm tea and bread then transfer to border of local plantation and pine forest where we commence the hike in early morning head for summit of volcano Sundoro.We enter the rain forest of volcano Sundoro, cross hills, through steeper and more stony trail heads for summit of volcano Sundoro.Make summit in early cool morning. Experience sunrise moment on summit, discover the crater, experience fresh air as well as fantastic views surrounding such as close up views of volcano Sumbing, and volcanoes Slamet, Dieng Plateau and Ciremai in the distance.After exploring it's summit,and have our breakfast,you then guided down 07:30 am to Kledung Basecamp for transferring you back to Yogyakarta. destination.Lunch en route at local restaurant.Arrive Yogyakarta approx 03:00 pm. Today normal actual hike 8 hours and transfer 3 hours. (B,L)








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