Central Java, Twin Volcano’s Sundoro and Sumbung, Trekking

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Central Java, Twin Volcano’s Sundoro and Sumbung, Trekking

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TWIN VOLCANOES SUNDORO-SUMBING TREKKING 3D/2N (CODE:CT 002)

Volcano Sundoro (Also pronounced Sindoro) 3153 m and Sumbing 3371 m are twin volcano of Central Java, Indonesia. Sundoro is separated from Sumbing by saddle of Kledung (1405 m), which is actually the main road Wonosobo-Temanggung regencies.First historical time eruption of Sundoro was recorded year 1818, while obvious eruption year 1806 was doubtful.Peak zone of Sundoro is dominated by Edelweis Flower, rather flat field with 400 x 300 in wide, still has non active crater on it’s peak zone.

While volcano Sumbing, so far…has no eruption record in historical time, but still has many sulfuric smoke craters on peak zone.Peak of this volcano is small caldera.To visit it’s craters, we have to walk down through steep path heading for impressive active craters spewing out smoke from cracks.

To begin, we hike from border of local plantation and forest of Kledung head for camp site for overnight by tent, and proceed the hike on the next cool early morning.After totally 4 1/2 hours of actual hiking, we then reach Alpn vegetation, then summit on the next 1/2 hour of hike.Experience sunrise on summit, and explore small caldera of Sundoro.

While our hike for summit of Sumbing began at border of local plantation and forest of Garung pass through little big slippery trail along mountain forest ecosystem, then,cross Genus hill through steeper trail heading for campsite.Overnight by camp in tent and proceed the hike next early cool morning heads for Summit, then active crater of Sumbing.

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: YOGYAKARTA-CAMPSITE SUNDORO
Pick up service at airport of Yogyakarta in the morning, drive to hiking Basecamp Sundoro at village Kledung.1 hour after lunch,transfer for afternoon hike heads for campsite for overnight.Overnight by camp in tent.Actual hike 2 1/2 hours.Transfer 3-4 hours (L,D).

Day 2: SUMMIT SUNDORO-CAMPSITE SUMBING
Proceed the hike heads for summit.Make summit in early morning to experience best sunrise slowly lights the caldera of Sundoro.Take look of deep rest crater of Sundoro and explore it’s caldera before it’s time to descend back till border of pine forest and local plantation of Kledung for transferring you to hiking basecamp Sumbing.Make arrival report at the basecamp Sumbing before it’s time to hike up Sumbing.Overnight by camp in tent.Actual hike 7 hours.Transfer 25-30 minutes (L,D).

Day 3:SUMMIT AND CRATER SUMBING-YOGYAKARTA
Proceed ascend in early cool morning heads for summit of Sumbing.After sight seeing on summit of Sumbing,we then descend heads for impressive carter of Sumbing spewing out sulfur smoke from cracks and up through different trail leading us up Peak Kawah where we take break and take in view of Sundoro’s summit before it’s time to proceed descent heads for campsite and basecamp for transferring back to Yogyakarta for your next destination.Actual hike 5 hours.Transfer 3 1/2 – 4 1/2 hours (B,L).

TREKKING INDICATION:
TECHNICAL LEVEL: Moderate
FITNESS LEVEL REQUIRED:Good Fitness Level
HIKING ALTITUDE: 1405 m- 3371 m
SLEEPING ALTITUDE: 2300 m – 2500 m
PORTAGING INTENSITY:Medium (Your bring your personal belonging)
GROUP SIZE: 1 – 4 Pax

RATE PER-PERSON:
Contact via contact form at contact page, advise as your groupsize and your requested departure date.

RATE INCLUDED:
1)Private AC Car
2)Pick up and drop service.
3)Trekking Guide & Local Escort.
4)Group Safety Gear.
5)All Meal as indicated B,L,D.
6)Trekking Snack and fruits.
7)Camping gears.
8)Entrance ticket and donation.
9)Mineral Water and softdrink/young coconut.
10) Extra service of providing personal gears on your request ( Sleeping bag,Headlamp, walking stick)

NOTE:
Porter per person provided only based on your request with extra cost. You pay porter directly in cash upon arrival and meeting your porter at trekking basecamp.

PHOTO NOTE:
Photo By: Ambo Upe (Oleng)
Location: One photo of Sumbing and Sindoro captured from Garuda on 2010 while other photos captured at Sumbing and Sindoro on 29 – 31 July 2011.

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