Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Merbabu Trekking : Kenteng Songo Hike

TRIP NAME : Merbabu Kenteng Songo Trekking
MAXIMUM ALT : 3142 m ASL 
DURATION : 2Days / 1Night
ROUTE : Western Flank Via Wekas Kedakan

A physically demanding trekking trip leading you hike peak Kenteng Songo Triangulasi of volcano Merbabu in Central Java province, Indonesia. Hiking through cobbled road of village and path tropical mountain forest, more rocky path of sub alpine vegetation and loose rock of grounded surface of volcanic edge of Merbabu, as well as traversing volcanic rock are among experiences offered by this trip. Here you'll be intrigued by stunning view of surrounding highland under ray of sunset and scenic morning "closed up view" of volcano Merapi.On the way down back, you can expected to have chance to observe more uniqueness of old crater from it's ridge and get more insight of old crater of Indonesian type B active volcano.

BRIEF ITINERARY

DAY 1 / YOGYAKARTA-KEDAKAN-KNOLL.(L,D)
Leave Yogyakarta in the morning for Merbabu trekking basecamp at Wekas Kedakan on elevation +-1752 m ASL, hike to knoll on elevation +- 2775 m ASL of Merbabu. Overnight by tent.Actual drive approx 2,5 hours. Normal actual hike approx 4 hours of ascent terrain volcano Merbabu.

DAY 2 / KNOLL-PEAK-KEDAKAN-YOGYAKARTA.(B,L)
Summit attempt for peak Kenteng Songo (+-3142 m ASL) in early morning to arrive on peak in sunrise. Hike down back to trekking basecamp of Wekas Kedakan to transfer back to Yogyakarta. Actual drive approx 2,5 hours. Normal actual hike approx 6 hours of ascent and descent terrain volcano Merbabu.

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