Saturday, April 18, 2015

MERAPI MERBABU

TRIP NAME: Hike Double M Volcanoes
DURATION : 3Days/2Night
ROUTE: Via Wekas Kedakan Selo
MAXIMUM ALT: 3142 m ASL
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Challenging
WHEN : Customized to your requested start date of trip departure.

A physically challenging hiking trip of double volcanoes leading you hike two peaks of volcano Merbabu and new crater ridge of volcano Merapi, Indonesia. You can expect to see stunning view of highfarmland, to catch ray of sunset and momentum of sunrise over volcanoes Merbabu and Merapi, to enjoy scenic "closed up view" of volcano Merapi and Merbabu, to observe uniqueness of old crater from crater base plus uniqueness of surrounding ecosystem of the old crater Merbabu,as well as observe new crater of Merapi from crater ridge to get more insight about two different type active volcano of Indonesia; the young type A active volcano Merapi and the old type B active volcano Merbabu.

BRIEF ITINERARY

DAY 1 / YOGYAKARTA-KEDAKAN-KNOLL.(L,D)
Leave Yogyakarta in the morning for Merbabu hiking basecamp at Wekas Kedakan at elevation +- 1752 m ASL, hike to knoll of Merbabu at elevation +- 2775 m ASL of Merbabu. Overnight by tent. Normal actual hike approx 4 hours of ascent terrain Merbabu.

DAY 2 / KNOLL-PEAKS-KEDAKAN-SELO.(B,L,D)
Summit push for peak Pregodalem (+-3119 m ASL) & Kenteng Songo (+-3142 m ASL) in early morning to arrive on peak in sunrise. Hike down back to hiking basecamp of Wekas Kedakan, en route visit and observe old crater. Transfer  to trekking basecamp Merapi at Selo (1550 m ASL). Overnight by local’s house. Normal actual hike approx 6,5 hours of ascent and descent terrain Merbabu.

DAY 3 / SELO-NEW CRATER RIDGE-SELO-YOGYAKARTA.(B,L)
Wake up at midnight, hike in early morning heads for new crater ridge of Merapi (+- 2905 m ASL), observe the new crater,then hike down back to base of Selo for transfering return to Yogyakarta. Normal actual hike approx 7,5 hours ascent-descent terrain of Merapi.

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