Tuesday, August 2, 2011

TREKKING TRIP VOLCANO OF CENTRAL JAVA D5/N4


Central Java has some interested volcanoes for outdoor adventure seekers.Interested ones are popularly called by local volcano trekkers as TRIPLE S VOLCANOES: Slamet,Sumbing, and Sindoro.This trekking trip specially presented to lead you up summits of those volcanoes and discover more volcanic nature phenomenon.We hike up summit of Slamet and walk down heads for it's crater's rim.While at Sumbing, we lead you up heads for summit of this volcano, then walk down heads for it's impressive craters spewing out smoke from cracks, and up through different trail heads for other summit of Sumbing popularly called as PUNCAK KAWAH ( crater peak )where "close up view" of volcano Sindoro is visible.At Sindoro, we have sufficient time to experience sunrise slowly lights caldera of Sindoro.

BRIEF ITINERARY:

DAY ONE:
Pick up service in the morning (07:00-09:00)at airport of Yogyakarta, transfer to Basecamp Sumbing, proceed transfer heads for border of local plantation and forest. Hike heads for Campsites of Sumbing.Overnight by tent.Actual hike 2 hours.Drive 3-4 hours.(L,D)

DAY TWO:
Proceed the hike heads for highest summit in cool early morning.Walk down heads for crater zone of Sumbing, and up heads for other summit (Puncak Kawah),then down heads for campsite and Basecamp. Transferring by local transport heads for Sumbing Basecamp, then Sindoro Basecamp and border of local plantation where we begin the hike heads for campsite of Sindoro.Overnight by tent.Actual hike 6 hours.Transfer 15 - 20 minutes.(B,L,D)

DAY THREE:
Summit attack Sindoro in early morning.Make summit in the morning,experiences sunrise on summit and explore the caldera, then descent back head for border of local plantation and transfer to Basecamp Sindoro, then proceed heads for local accommodation for overnight.Actual hike 5 hours.Transfer 15-20 minutes.(B,L,D)

DAY FOUR:
In the morning transfer to Bambangan where we begin the hike heads for camp site of volcano Slamet.Overnight by tent.Actual hike 4 hours.Transfer 6-7 hours.(B,L,D)

DAY FIVE:
Proceed heads for Summit of Slamet in early morning, and walk down heads for crater's rim to have closer look of the active craters of Slamet.Descent back heads for campsite and Basecamp for transferring return to Yogyakarta for you next destination.Actual hike 5 hours.Transfer 6-7 hours(B,L)

TREKKING INDICATION:
Technical Level: Moderate
Fitness Level Requirement: Good Fitness Level
Hiking Altitude:1400 m - 3428 m
Sleeping Altitude: 2300 m -2800 m
Portaging Intensity: Medium (Your bring your personal belonging)
Group Size: 1-4 pax

COST PER PERSON IN IDR:
Contact and advice us your group size (2-4 pax) and requested/proposed departure date.

COST INCLUSION:

>AC Transport and pick up-drop off service.
>Local Transport at Sumbing and Sindoro.
>Trekking Guides.
>Group Safety Trekking Gears.
>Group Porter.
>Camping Gears.
>Admission Fee.
>Meals as indicated B,L,D. 




RELATED UPDATED INFO:
Since July 2012, Sundoro has been "closed" for hiking activity.We don't know yet when it will be "reopen" for hiking activity. Therefore, above trekking / hiking trip is no longer available for the temporal of time.

PHOTO NOTE:
Location: Sumbing,Sindoro,and Slamet.
Captured By: Ambo Upe + Rossy
Doc: Ambo Upe + Mahabiru



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