Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MERBABU TREKKING: Merbabu Knolls Hike


DURATION: 2 Days/1 Night
MAX ALTITUDE: +-2857 m ASL
ROUTE : Wekas Kedakan
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy
WHEN: Customized to your request.

A 2days/1night Merbabu trekking guiding you hike up knolls for stunning morning view under ray of sunrise. As an old volcano, Merbabu has some knolls over around 2500 m. These volcanic knolls are good view points for those looking for stunning view of surrounding volcanic cones and landscapes. This trekking trip lead you hike up knolls of Merbabu from hiking headtrail of western flank of Merbabu at sub village Kedakan through cobbled of highland village, highfarmland, path of tropical mountain forest, and more rocky path of sub alpin ecosystem. You have the chance to experiences the tranquillity of tropical mountain forest of volcano Merbabu, and enjoy air freshness of the highland. This trekking is physically easy effort through crux mountain terrain. Suit for most active people and physically fit to do hike 3-4 hours per day through elevation around 2000's m ASL to fully enjoy trekking days.


 MERBABU KNOLL TREKKING BRIEF ITINERARY


DAY 1 / YOGYAKARTA-KEDAKAN-KNOLL.(L,D)

Leave Yogyakarta city 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 Merbabu.

DAY 2 / KNOLL-VIEW POINT-KEDAKAN-YOGYAKARTA.(B,L)

In early cool morning, hike higher knoll through crux heads for view point approx 2857 m Asl. Hike down back to trekking basecamp of Wekas Kedakan to transfer back to Yogyakarta. Actual drive approx 2,5 hours. Normal actual hike approx 3,5 hours of ascent and descent terrain Merbabu.

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