TREKKING GRADE: Challenging
TRANSPORT: Car Standard Seat 4 person
TRAVEL INSURANCE: Excluded in Cost
BEST PERIOD: May - Sept
As ones of the most active volcanoes in the world, Merapi volcano always be considered as main volcano's peak trekking In Indonesia.Garuda Peak is the name of Volcano Merapi's highest peak at elevation 2968 m alt.After last large eruption 2010, the peak collapsed.Now...the new peak of Merapi is actually the new rim of large crater. To reach this crater rim zone, the shortest and safer way is via northern slope at small village of Selo District, a common starting point for hiking up summit of Merapi.
Be ready for hiking at midnight to arrive on crater rim zone in the morning most possible better weather as well as amazing sunrise.A long the mid way path to the crater rim, we have much time to take break (normally 2 times )and experience the bright nigh view below us, enjoy fresh air and night stars over us.
After a hearty picnic on crater rim, begin the descent back heads for Selo in the morning (before the cloud come down,and disturb visibility distance).Take a break for picnic breakfast on fresh air environment
and more sightseeing of specific volcano open view surrounding.On the way descent, we have much time available to take some photo stops.This is an challenging graded hike with expensive discovery of volcanic
phenomenon of one of most world's active volcanoes.For your safety...safety helmet and masker included already in guide services.ITINERARY readmore