Wednesday, January 14, 2015

TURGO MERAPI HILLWALK


Leave Yogyakarta for Turgo in early morning. Stop at village of Turgo at foot hill,here we deal with guest registration / permit and meet local guide, then commence relaxing walk for sight seeing around the village, observe environmentally adapted Javanese house architecture as well as the tiny  green hill Turgo.Experience the tranquility and fresh air of the mountain.


We then hike up hill through typically tropical mountain forest Turgo to view point on ridge of Turgo through path of tropical mountain forest ecosystem of Turgo.Take rest at view point and have look of valley plus observing "closed up view" of volcano Merapi (depend on actual weather).

A specific Javanese Eagle used to fly around the valley,so if we'r lucky we can view it.You then guided hike down to the base.On the way down,we have time to pause our pace while observing last condition of flora-fauna that safe from direct impact of Merapi eruption 2010.

Take break at basecamp, meet the friendly family member of basecamp owner and have a cup of original local coffee / tea plus local snacks, then transfer you return to Yogyakarta.En route we have chance to visit Merapi Museum for more appreciation of Merapi eruption history,then proceed drive to Jogja for your next holiday activity.Trip end.



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