Wednesday, June 15, 2011

TREKKING VOLCANO SUNDORO/SINDORO: Sindoro Peak Hike


DURATION: 2Days/1Night
MAX ALTITUDE: +-3153 m ASL.
ROUTE: Kledung
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Demanding
WHEN : Customized to your requested date of departure.



Sundoro (Other hikers pronounced Sindoro) is Strato volcano, it stands towering side by side with volcano Sumbing. Administratively located in Central Java province, Indonesia.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 / Sindoro increased 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 trekking trip 2 days/1night lead you hike up peak of Sundoro, and discover more uniqueness of this volcanic highland. The hike  is done through pine forest and rocky path of sub alpin vegetation heads for summit of Sundoro on elevation 3153 m, graded physically demanding, suit for most people enjoy trekking highland and fit to do hike 4-6 hours hike per day.


BRIEF TREKKING TRIP ITINERARY
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DAY ONE / Leave Yogyakarta in the morning for Sundoro / Sindoro trekking basecamp at Kledung (+-1403 m ASL), hike through path of pine forest and mountain forest, and more rocky path of sub alpine vegetation heads for to camp site ( +-2431 m ASL) over Seroto.Overnight by tent. Actual drive approx 3 hours. Actual hike approx 4 hours.(L,D)

DAY TWO / Wake up in early cool morning, summit attempt for peak Sindoro (+- 3153 m ASL ). After, summiting,then hike down to forest border ( +- 1654 m ASL ) of Kledung, and proceed to trekking basecamp for transferring return to Yogyakarta. Actual drive approx 3 hours. Actual hike up - down terrain of Sindoro approx 6 hours. (B.L)

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