Thursday, April 16, 2015

MERBABU TREKKING: Hiking Trip Notes


PICK UP & DROP OFF SERVICE:

Pick up & drop off service at hotel you stay around Yogyakarta or airport of Yogyakarta or train station of Yogyakarta.Trip orientation, briefing and check list prior to departure to trekking basecamp. 

GROUP SIZE:

We travel for trekking in small group size, normally maximum 4 participants/guests per private group plus companion of team:guide and porter.

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:

Included trekking registration,entrance tickets for two routes plus local insurance,hiking fee for two route,camping fee for 1 route and local retribution fee.Trekking permit arranged prior to demanded departure date.

TERRAIN:

As we get on 2700 m,the terrain of volcano Merbabu get more exposed where the wind may get stronger,an rocky ridge of Merbabu volcano.The craters get visible from the edge as well as fantastic view of volcanic lanscape surrounding.we get smell of low gas sulfure on the way approx 2700 m - 2800 m. Summit Syarif is eastern peak of Merbabu,and considered as best sunrise view point at Merbabu and strategic view point of the most scenic volcanic landscape of Central Java,while summit Kenteng Songo triangulasi ridge is considered as best view point of viewing "closed up view" of most active volcano of Indonesia,Merapi.

TEMPERATURE:

At Merbabu,temperature variation in the early morning and night approx :11 up 10 degree Celsius around 3100 m.we get warmer quickly as the sun slowly light area of Merbabu summits .








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