Saturday, April 11, 2015

MERAPI HIKE, A JOURNEY TO MOST ACTIVE VOLCANO



TREKKING ROUTE: Selo Trekking Hiking Route
SLEEPING ALTITUDE: 1550 m
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: Around 2600 m

Day 1 / Pick up service at airport of Yogyakarta in the morning,briefing and transfer for Selo,en route stop over to visit Merapi Museum and watch Merapi Volcano Theater.This is your chance to know more history of Merapi and broaden your insight about this most active volcano.We also visit Merapi Monitoring Pos before arrive at Selo for your rest at local homestay. Normal actula transfer 2,5 hours.(D)

Day 2 / Commence the trek in midnight through village,local farmland, path of tropical mountain forest and sub alpin ecosystem of Merapi.As we arrive on last vegetated ridge,we find our selves on totally volcanic environment of Merapi where nothing vegetation grow anywhere but rock,gravel and volcanic sand.

we have our final hike at Pasar Bubra area where you have chance to see the real cone of Merapi over you,see sunrise,and take in morning view of old Merbabu volcano towering over morning cloud.After breakfast,we then proceed the way down to Selo to transfer you to airport of Yogyakarta.En route stop over to visit waterfall sourcing it's water from Merapi Merbabu volcanoes,you may get wet.Normal actual transfer 2,5 hours.Normal actual trekking hiking 7 hours ascent - descent at Merapi plus at Waterfall area.(B,L)

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