Central Java, Mount Sundoro, Trekking

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Central Java, Mount Sundoro, Trekking



Sundoro (Other hikers pronounced Sindoro) is twin of volcano Sumbing.The volcano is conical in shape with wide rim’s crater on it’s peak zone. On peak zone, we have sufficient time to explore around it’s small caldera.Our hike commences at night at border of local plantation and fine forest of Kledung heads for summit 3153 m.After hiking for 5-6 hours, we then make summit in early morning for better weather, view and sunrise.Breakfast on summit zone.Descent back via the same hiking trail.


DAY ONE:Pick up at night 20:00 around Yogyakarta city( your hotel lobby or public space around Yogyakarta city), drive to Hiking Basecamp of Kledung.Arrival report and repacking at Basecamp before heading for border of local plantation and pine forest where we commence the hike head for summit of Sundoro.We enter the rain forest of Sindoro, cross hills,and step up steep upward heading for summit of Sindoro.

DAY TWO:Make summit in early morning. Enjoy warm tea on summit while experience sunrise moment, fresh air as well as fantastic views surrounding such as close up views of volcano Sumbing, and volcanoes Slamet, Dieng Platue and Ciremai in the distance.After exploring it’s caldera and breakfast on peak,we then begins the descent back heads for Kledung to drive return to Yogyakarta.(B)

Location: Java Island,Central Java, Indonesia
Steepness Angel Of Trail: Flat – 45 degrees
Actual Trek: 8 hours
Length Of Total Trek: Approx 14 km
Fitness Level Required: Good
Technical Level: Moderate
Portaging Intensity: Low
Group Size: 1- 4 pax

Contact us, advice us your group size and departure date request.

1)Private Ac Car.2)Pick up and drop off service.3)Trekking Guide safety ratio to client.4)Group Safety Trekking Gear.5)Admission fee and donation.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.

All things not listed at Cost Inclusion:Accommodation Pra-Pasca Trip, Travel Insurance, Airfare and Airport tax, and personal expenses.

>Difficulty lies at steepness angle of the trail and slippery due to erosion effect of the hiking trail, steepness angle of the hiking trail is mostly approx 45 degrees.1 hour before making summit, the trail is extremely different since we step on more unstable stony section of the trail(gravel section)head for summit.

>We move up in tactical way, slower on steeper section and faster on more flat section of the trail.We normally take break for 5-10 minutes every 1/2 – 1 hour.

>1 DAY VOLCANO SUNDORO’S PEAK HIKING: Pick up service around city Yogyakarta or Magelang in the morning (07:00).
>2 DAYS VOLCANO SUNDORO’S PEAK TREK: Pick ups at airport of Yogyakarta in the morning (07:00 – 09:00 ), drive heads for Hiking Basecamp Kledung. The trip included overnight by camp at camp site of Sundoro.Make Summit in early morning on the next day.

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