Friday, April 10, 2015

MERBABU CLIMB TWO SUMMITS TWO TREKKING ROUTES


TREKKING ROUTE: Wekas Kedakan & Selo
ROUTE TYPE: Hiking
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 3142 m
SLEEPING ALTITUDE: 1725 m & 2770 m



DAY 1 / Leave Yogyakarta for Wekas Kedakan trekking basecamp in mid-day 1:30 pm.Upon arrival, take break,and arrival report at climbing basecamp,intro you to family of local basecamp owner.Rest and free time at night.Overnight by basecamp.Transfer 2,5 hours.(D)

DAY 2 / Morning hike to knoll 2770 m over two old craters through village, path of mountain forest and sub alpin ecosystem of Merbabu. If we have actual good weather,we then experience "green"landscape of this area,also have the chance to discover uniqueness of old crater of Merbabu,and beauty of series of volcano such Unggaran,Telemoyo,Andong,Sumbing and Sindoro.Today normal actual hiking 5 hour ascent plus descent crater base.(B,L,D)

DAY 3 / Early morning proceed the climb heads for summit Syarif to catch momentum of sunrise slowly lights distance volcano Lawu towering over morning white cloud,as well as see spectacular morning scenery of the surrounding volcanoes of Java.Then proceed down the ridge and traverse the rock face heading for summit Kenteng Songo Triangulasi ridge where we have our break while enjoy closer look of most active volcano Merapi.

Descend to the base to transfer you return to Yogyakarta for your next destination.En route stop over for visiting waterfall.Actual trek 6,5 hours ascent - descent plus walk at area of visited waterfall.(B,L)

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