Wednesday, September 17, 2014

MERBABU TREKCLIMB: Hiking Notes Merbabu

GROUP SIZE:
We normally organize traveling for trekking Merbabu in small group size, normally maximum 4 participants/guests per private group plus companion of our team.Our guests normally travel with his/her member of family, business colleagues,and trekking partner/s or social friend/s.

PICK UP & DROP OFF SERVICE:
Pick up service in the morning 08:00 am at hotel you stay around Yogyakarta (at hotel lobby).Trip orientation, briefing and check list prior to departure. 

TREKKING GUIDE SERVICE:
So far...still rare experienced trekking guides (English speaking) available for this trekking programme.If you want a supervision by one of them, we recommend an early booking of this trekking programme.

TREKKING PERMIT:
Trekking permit included trekking registration,entrance ticket for 1 hiking route, hiking + camping fee for 1 route, local retribution,local insurance.Trekking permit arranged prior to trekking commencement.

TERRAIN:
As we get on 2700 m,the terrain of volcano Merbabu get more exposed where the wind may get stronger.The craters get visible from the edge as well as fantastic view of volcanic landscape surrounding.we get smell of low gas sulphure on the way approx 2700 m - 2800 m. Summit Syarif is on eastern ridge of Merbabu,and considered as best sunrise view point at Merbabu and strategic view point of the most scenic volcanic landscape of Central Java.

TEMPERATURE:
At Merbabu,temperature variation at night and early morning : approx 14 up 13 degree Celsius around elevation 2500 m and approx 11 up 10 degree Celsius around summit zone.Summit Syarif is corner east peak of Merbabu, and sunrise directly light this point...therefore we get warmer quickly as the sun slowly light summit Syarif.






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