Thursday, April 16, 2015

MERBABU TREKKING: Hike Pregodalem

TRIP NAME: Hike Merbabu Pregodalem
DURATION : 2Days/1Night
ROUTE: Wekas Kedakan
MAXIMUM ALT: 3119 m ASL
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Moderate
WHEN: Customized to your requested start date of trip departure.

A physically moderate hiking trip leading you hike summit of volcano Merbabu in Central Java, Indonesia. The summit is more known as Syarif Peak by most hikers but locally known as Pregodalem Peak. Offers experiences of hiking through cobbled road of village and path tropical mountain forest, more rocky path of sub alpine vegetation and loose rock of grounded surface of volcanic edge of Merbabu.You can expect to see stunning view of highfarmland, to catch ray of sunset and momentum of sunrise over volcano, to enjoy scenic morning view of surrounding volcanoes of Central Java and Yogyakarta, and to get more insight about old volcano of type B active volcano of Indonesia.

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  at elevation +- 2775 m ASL of Merbabu. Overnight by tent. Actual drive approx 2,5 hours. Normal actual hike approx 4 hours of ascent terrain volcano Merbabu.

DAY 2 / KNOLL-PEAKS-KEDAKAN-YOGYAKARTA.(B,L)
Summit attempt for peak Syarif / Pregodalem (+-3119 m ASL) in early morning to arrive on peak in sunrise.Hike down back to trekking basecamp of Wekas Kedakan to transfer back to Yogyakarta.Actual drive approx 2,5 hours. Normal actual hike approx 5 hours of ascent and descent terrain volcano Merbabu.

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