Wednesday, December 5, 2012

MERAPI VOLCANO : Hike New Active Crater 2D/1N

TRIP NAME: Merapi New Crater Ridge Hike 
DURATION: 2 Days / 1 Night
ROUTE : Northern Flank at Selo
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Moderate
MAXIMUM ALT: +-2905 m

A 2 days / 1 night Merapi hiking trip, specially created for those seeking for multiple days hike at volcano Merapi. You have chance of seeing sunset - sunrise, experiences volcanic environment plus fresh air of Merapi, one of the world's most active volcano, last recorded eruption was 2010 (noted August 2013) that totally changed it's summit zone environment and therefore there is always something new to discover at Merapi.


The hike is guided gradually that allow you more time to adapt to rising altitude for more maximum  enjoyment of the hike.Spend 1 night by tent.This hiking trip leads you up new crater rim of Merapi to have a look of  the new crater. A relaxing walk to waterfall at our last day trip included in program.


BRIEF MERAPI HIKING TRIP ITINERARY:

Day 1 / leave Yogyakarta city in the morning for trekking basecamp (-+1680 m ASL) of Merapi at northern flank at Selo where you'll be guided head for view point (-+ 2680 m ASL) of Pasar Bubrah, then down lower some metres to camp site for overnight. Actual hike approax 4 hours. (L,D)

Day 2 / Proceed hike to Crater rim (+-2905 m ASL) in early morning. Hike down to Merapi base +- 1770 m, proceed down lower to trekking basecamp for transfering back to Yogyakarta. En route stopover for visiting waterfall. Actual hike up - down Merapi plus walk waterfall area approax 5 hours.(B,L)

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