Saturday, May 25, 2013

Trekking Volcano Merbabu Double Summits

TRIP NAME: Hike Double Peaks of Merbabu
DURATION: 2 Days / 1 Night
ROUTE : Wekas Kedakan
MAXIMUM ALT
: +- 3142 m ASL
PHYSICAL LEVEL
: Challenging
WHEN : Customized to your requested date of trip departure.



This 2days / 1 night Merbabu hiking trip leads you hike up summit of volcano Merbabu : peaks Pregodalem/Syarif and Kenteng Songo. These two peaks are popular ones for volcano Merbabu. Pregodalem/Syarif is considered best view point of Merbabu for catching sunrise moment, while  Kenteng Songo is best highest point for observing "closed up view Merapi". Specially designed for those visiting Yogyakarta and interested to do hike volcano Merbabu to see the beauty of volcano landscape on sunset moment at camp site and then fantastic sunrise over cloudy morning day momentum on 2 Day as well as beauty of volcano surrounding such volcanoes Lawu, Sumbing, Sindoro, Slamet, Unggaran, Andong, Telemoyo, and  more "closed up" view of Most active volcano Merapi viewed from Kenteng Songo.

BRIEF ITINERARY:

DAY 1 / YOGYAKARTA-KEDAKAN-KNOLL.(L,D)
Leave Yogyakarta city in the morning for Merbabu hiking basecamp at Wekas Kedakan at 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.

DAY 2 / KNOLL-PEAKS-KEDAKAN-YOGYAKARTA.(B,L)
Summit attempt for peak Syarif / Pregodalem (+-3119 m ASL) & Kenteng Songo (+-3142 m ASL) in early morning to arrive on peak in sunrise.Hike down back to trekking basecamp of Wekas Kedakan, en route visit old crater base. Transfer back to Yogyakarta.Actual drive approx 2,5 hours. Normal actual hike approx 6,5 hours of ascent and descent.

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