Trekking to Mount Merapi via Kaliurang
Kaliurang village is located in the district of Sleman, 27 km north part of Yogyakarta. This ground is a mountainous area with cool air from an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. Pass through the village to view the post of Kinahrejo and it takes four hours climbing back away.
Along the way to climb, going through to forest in the middle between two hills on Mount Merapi, that is Turgo hill. Cool air, quiet scenery, and a charming view with the diversity of trees and plants surround it. The trekking journey will pass through and stop at small huts and served snacks and warm drinks. Trekking to Mount Merapi will be accompanied by an experienced local trekking guide.
Trekking mount Merapi via Selo
Selo village is located in Boyolali, Central Java province and it is about 70 km from Yogyakarta town. It has an altitude of 1.200 meters above sea level and Selo village became the main base camp for trekking to Mount Merapi. Dawn ascent starts at 12.30 and will be on the road trekking for 5 hours going up and going down for 3 hours.
The main goal is to see the beautiful sunrise from the top of Mount Merapi and also a sense of satisfaction because it can reach the summit of Mount Merapi. There are 3 posts of the rest area, the peak of the volcano is Garuda but gone now caused the eruption in 2010. The visitor could see the other mountain like mount Lawu, Merbabu, Sumbing, and Mount Sindoro from up the hill. The temperature ranging around 10 degrees Celsius and advised to wear a jacket, drink, and snack during trekking.
The trekking tour will be accompanied by an experienced adventure local guide. Some important things needed to be prepared: mountain shoes, shirts, jackets, jeans are not recommended due to cold temperatures.
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