A volcano trekking trip, specially created for those who want to experience more volcano environment of Merapi. The trip offers you totally outdoor camp by tent at night. You experiences impressive sunset on the first day, and sunrise on second day.This trekking trips is much easier than 1 Night / 1 Day Trekking Trip.
Pick up at airport of Yogyakarta in the morning, trip orientation and transfer 2 - 2 1/2 hours by AC car heads for hiking Basecamp Merapi at Selo on northern slope of Merapi. Upon arrival, registration at Basecamp, have break and warm tea,lunch, repacking and briefing. 1 Hour after lunch, we then commence the hike heads for campsite on elevation around 2400 m -2600 m (depend on weather condition at the time )through farmland,mountain forest, sub alp ecosystem and volcanic zone of Merapi.During the hike, we have sufficient time to stopover for drink plus twice longer break ( 10 minutes each break)at halt (flat spots).Arrive at camp site at 04:30 pm, experiences fresh air while enjoying warm tea/coffee plus light local snacks and taking view of stunning typical volcanic landscape of Merapi.Dinner at campsite and overnight by comfort tent .( L,D )
At 04:00 am, weak up, have warm chocolate / tea / cereal plus bread, then prepare you headlight. We then proceed the hike up summit with lighter load in early cool morning by crossing the sandy section, volcanic boulder, and fumarol field of the volcano. Make summit in the morning for better views on new summit of this most active volcano.See the sensational view of Merapi's crater from it's crater's rim, the new summit of Merapi.After sight seeing on summit, we then descend back at 06:30 am heads for camp site for breakfast with some chances for photo stops on the way descent.Breakfast at camp site, then repacking and proceed the descent back heads for Basecamp of Selo. Arrive at basecamp at 10:00 am. Enjoy cool soft drink at Basecamp while our guide complete trekking activity report at Basecamp, then transferring you return to Airport of Yogyakarta or other desired public space around Yogyakarta city for you next destination.Lunch en route at local small restaurant.Arrive Yogyakarta around 13:30 pm.Trip end.( B,L )
COST PER PERSON: Contact via available contact form, advise us your private group size ( maximum 4 pax, 1 pax is welcame well )and your requested departure date. BOOKING CONFIRMATION: Ref to 1 Night / 1 Day Merapi'S Peak Hiking Program.PHOTO NOTE:
Captured By: Ambo Upe Olenk
Period: Sept 2011