TRIP NAME: Merbabu Double Summit Trekking
DURATION: 2 Days/1Nights
INSURANCE: Local Insurance
GROUP SIZE : Max 4 pax
This Merbabu volcano ( 3142 m asl ) trekking trip lead you trekking up double summits of Merbabu volcano : summit Syarif and summit Kenteng Songo.Trip is commenced from Yogyakarta city by private car heads for western flank of Merbabu trekking basecamp to commence hiking via trekking route Wekas Kedakan heads for trekking camp site prior summit push on next day. Trekking back down via the same trekking route. En route, stopover and down walk to get closer look of old bubbling crater of Merbabu. Arrive at bsecamp for driving return to Yogyakarta.
MERBABU TREKKING OUTLINE ITINERARY:
DAY 1 / Leave Yogyakarta city for Merbabu trekking basecamp at Wekas Kedakan where you are guided trekking up volcano to Krego camp site.We have time break at trekking basecamp as well as at 2 breaking points along the way up.Today expected to see high-farmland,mountain forest,waterfall and sunset light over mist. Lunch en route Overnight by tent.(L,D)
DAY 2 / Proceed early morning hike head for double summit of Merbabu: summit Syarif then summit Kenteng Songo.We have time break at least at 2 breakking points on the way up and on summits.Today expected to see sunrise,"closed up view" of Merapi volcano, morning view of volcanoes "parade"of Central Java such: Sumbing - Sindoro volcanoes, Ungaran plus Telomoyo and Andong, distance view of Lawu and Slamet volcanoes, also observe uniqueness of bubbling old crater phenomenon of this old volcano.You then led further down via the same trekking route to camp site and basecamp. En route, walk down lower to get closer look of old crater Merbabu.Arrive at basecamp for driving return to Yogyakarta for you next travel destination.Breakfast on peak zone Merbabu. Lunch at trekking basecamp Merbabu .(B,L)
Image by: Ambo Upe Olenk
Capture: (up) from Merapi. (Down) at peak Syarif Merbabu.