Central Java, Merbabu Volcano, Trekking

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Central Java, Merbabu Volcano, Trekking

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NIGHT MERBABU’S PEAK HIKING (1N/1D)
Merbabu is 3142 m in high.Last eruption predicted year 1968, but this eruption considered as a doubtful eruption according to official volcanologists note of Indonesia.Merbabu is an old volcano with two craters on elevation 2900.Those craters separated by slope called “Devil Bridge” which is also considered as hardest part of hiking – trekking route to the peak.

On peak there are archaeological remain that indicates the peak is place for traditional ceremony in past time.The peak also is the highest and good point to have close up view of volcano Merapi.To reach the peak, there are so many routes path available, but safest and shortest hiking route is via Ndakan village,the last village on slope of Merbabu at elevation 1800 m.This night hike began from this last village at 11.00 pm and normally took us 5 hours of actual hiking to reach the peak in early morning.

ITINERARY:
>DAY ONE:
Pick you up at 09.00 pm at your hotel lobby or as desired place around Yogyakarta city, for driving to village Ndakang. A stopping by at local
basecamp will be made for taking break and make arrival report before hiking up to the peak. At 11.30 pm we then begin the hike up through hiking trail and pine forest on the volcano’s slope.

>DAY TWO:
After taking break on midway and hike 3 to 4 hours we eventually reach open viewpoint on knoll of the volcano popularly called “Peak Kukusan”. Take break here before continuing hike up “bridge devil” slope. After 5-6 hours actual hike, we eventually reach Merbabu’s peak. Visit archaeological remain on peaks zone of Pasar Dieng/Pasar Bubrah, then proceed to Peak Kenteng Songo. Enjoy fantastic sunrise and volcano’s Merapi close up view before descending back to Ndakan. After breakfast on peak we then descent back to Ndakang.On the way descent, walk down heads for crater zone to have closer look of the crater, the proceed descending heads for Basecamp Ndakan for transferring you return to your hotel or as desired public space around Yogyakarta City.(B)

RATE PER-PERSON OPTIONS AND IT’S INCLUSION:

>RATE OPTION 1 :
2 Pax Rp 1.150.000,-
3 Pax Rp 850.000,-
4 Pax Rp 650.000,-

RATE INCLUSION::
1)Private Ac Car.
2)Pick up service.
3)Trekking Guide.
4)Group Safety Trekking Gear.
5)Admission fee.
6)Breakfast.
7)Mineral water.
8)Snack And Fruits.

>RATE OPTION 2 :
2 Pax Rp 1.250.000,-
3 Pax Rp 950.000,-
4 Pax Rp 850.000,-

RATE INCLUSION::
1)Private Ac Car.
2)Pick up service.
3)Trekking Guide.
4)Group Safety Trekking Gear.
5)Admission fee.
6)Breakfast.
7)Mineral water.
8)Snack And Fruits.
9)Warm tea/coffee on summit.
10)Porter.
11)Cool drink at the end of trek.
12)Extra service of using personal hiking gears.

RATE VALIDITY: January 2011 – January 2012

ADDITIONAL RELATED INFO:
Rate option 2 is registered at recommended private guide group with base rate before discount (200.00 US$), and could be booked online. Here the LINK

TRIP NOTE:
Duration:1 night/1 day
Actual Hike: 8 hours Ascent-Descent
Fitness Level: Average
Grade: Moderate
Portaging Intensity: Medium For Rate Option 1 and Low For Rate Option 2
Group Size: Max 4 participants.

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