Tuesday, April 14, 2015

SUMBING HIKING TREKKING: Climbing Notes


PICK UP-DROP OFF SERVICES:

pick up service in mid-day around 1:00 pm.Pick up and drop off service at desired public space around Yogyakarta : at air port or train station of Yogyakarta or at hotel you stay in Yogyakarta ( at lobby of hotel ). Pick up and drop off service are also possible around Borobudur area.Trip orientation and briefing plus check list prior to departure to climbing base of Sumbing.

GROUP SIZE:

We travel for trekking volcano Sumbing in small group size, normally maximum 4 participants / guests per group plus companion of our team.

TREKKING GUIDE SERVICE:

So far...still rare experienced trekking guides available for this Sumbing trekking programme.If you want a supervision by one of them, we recommend an early booking of this trekking programme.

TREKKING PERMIT:

Trekking permit for Sumbing volcano trekking included trekking registration,and entrance ticket fee.Trekking permit arranged prior to trekking commencement.

TERRAIN:

As we get on 2500 m,the terrain get more exposure where the wind may get stronger,but
higher we hike rewarding volcanic knoll become closer and providing us protection from wind.
We get smell of low gas sulfur of this type A volcano as we come cross safely through
base zone of the craters.

TEMPERATURE:

Normal temperature variation at Sumbing in early morning and night approx: 9 up 8 degree Celsius around 3300 m,but can drop to lower temperature. As mostly at other volcanoes in Indonesia, we get warmer quickly as the sun slowly light summit zone of Sumbing volcano.For more update trend of temperature at volcano Sumbing,consult to any mountain weather forecast source.

CLIMBING SEASON:

More frequent of heavier rainfall normally occurred on December,January and February.Normally still occasionally occur thunderlight on transition between two season (wet-dry season).However weather can be beyond it's normal pattern.

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