From East to Central Java Active Volcano
Duration = 16 Days
By Day Itinerary :
Day 01 Surabaya – Malang
Pickup from Juanda Airport then Transfer to your Hotel, overnight in Pelangi Hotel***
Day 02 Malang -Tumpang – Ranupane- Kalimati Camp (B,L,D)
In The Morning after simple breakfast about 06:00 am, we drive to Ranupane Village and then directly starting to trekking take 6-8 hours to Kalimati Camp before sun down. Sometime you will spot the big smoke erupted from Mt Semeru in every 20-30 minutes or so. Hopefully we will arrive in Ranu Kumbolo in afternoon, then having lunch and short break.
Our journey continue to Kalimati (Dead River) with passing vast field of savannah just about the feet of Mt Semeru. Here you will stay in a camp, having resting to prepare summit attack in the midnight. As the climbing will take tool of energy we suggest you to have a good sleep.
Day 03 Semeru Summit – Ranu Kumbolo Lakes – Ranu Pane – Cemoro Lawang (B,L)
In the dark you will start climbing on rough ground, steep hike about an hour to Arcapada. You have to be careful due the landslide common happen in these area, so make sure that you have a strong torch to light your path. The route to the summit quite straightforward, in the sandy loose ground will again test your stamina. Prepare to slide down when you try to go up. Having trekking poles will be valuable to help you balances with the movement. Most people reach the summit about 3 hours, but it depends on everybody’s ability to keep going. It’s been advised by National Park to decent the summit before mid day due the gas produces by continuing smokes of Mt Semeru.
Reaching the summit (Mahameru) you will enjoy the view of the major part of East Java. You will stand in the highest mountain in Java. You have to see the small-scale eruption every 20 minutes full of smokes and stones. So enjoy your achievement today, you’ve deserved it but mind do not too close to the crater as the Mt Semeru is an active volcano.
Then we descend from summit back to Kalimati (camp) to have breakfast and to rest for a long morning trek. After breakfast we will continue to Ranu Kumbolo and will back trekking to Ranu Pane village using different router via Mount Ayek-ayek the foot of Mount Semeru. We’ll Arrived in Ranu Pane and we Drive to cemoro lawang by jeep cross savanna Then check in Cemara Indah Hotel/Lava View Hotel in Cemoro lawang.
Day 04 Pananjakan – Mount Bromo (B)
Early morning we will take you to see the spectacular sunrise from Mt Penanjakan with 4WD jeep. You will enjoy the magnificent view of Mt Semeru and Mt Bromo from the summit of Mt Penanjakan.Then we will drive you through vast of sandy area (lautan pasir = ocean of sands) across to go to summit of Mt Bromo. It is a concrete well mark steps to the edges of great crater. From here you can see the ocean beach and viewing the Hindu’s temple held by Tengger Tribe from Bromo. Then Come back to Hotel – Free Program staying Cemara Indah until half day then check in Lava View Hotel enjoying Mount Bromo Area, Sightseeing
Day 05 Cemoro Lawang– Sempol (B,D)
10 am in the morning we will drive to Sempol Blawan Village
From Sempol-Blawan village where we stay overnight we are going to trekking to Pal Tuding and Ijen Crater. After checkin Homestay, visit Swimming Pool by Natural hot spring water.
overnight at Catimor Home stay – Sempol Blawan.
Day 06 Mount Ijen Crater – Sumber Waringin Village (B,L,D)
Early in the morning, well before sunrise, we drive a short way to the start of the trail that leads up to the active beautiful crater of Kawah Ijen volcano (about 1-2 hr hiking) with its famous blue acid lake (which is the most acid in the world!) and the hot, partly liquid sulphur deposits. The fumaroles are so hot that sulphur comes out as green vapour. After plenty of observation time, we leave the Ijen Plateau then after clean and washing, we drive to sumber Waringin Village, overnight in Homestay
Day 07 Mount Raung Trekking (B,L,D)
in the morning after breakfast we start the Trek until Demit Hut Camp, this route will be across virgin forest in java. Overnight in tent
Day 08 Explore mount Raung (B,L,D)
early morning trekking to summit region of Raung and explore the Summit and see the Big Crater with still smoke going up and hike back to village. Overnight in the Homestay in the Sumber Waringi Village.
Day 09 Sumber Waringin – Malang (B)
In the morning we drive to Malang using south route, also we will stop at Pasirian river where is the Lava Flowing from Mount Semeru. We will drive take 7-8 hours, then overnight in Pelangi Hotal Malang.
Day 10 Mount Welirang Trekking (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we drive about 1-2 hours to Tretes Village for starting Trek to Mount Welirang.
Will be take 5-6 hrs hike through a lush temperate mountain forest to the second camp at about 2700 m elevation. Our camp will be set up near the village of the sulphur workers, who live here during their 5-days shifts. The village consists mostly of simple huts and is a perfect setting for interesting photography. For the workers, we will be a welcomes distraction and they are usually happy to show us around. During the trek, we only need to carry small daypacks. overnight in tents.
Day 11 Explore Welirang Summit - Malang (B,L)
In the Morning we start hiking to Summit area of Welirang volcano and its extensive fumarole’s fields Today, we have time to explore the summit craters of Welirang and its large fumaroles fields,- the sites where the sulphur is being quarried using primitive tools. Together with the miners, we walk up the mountain to its top dotted with craters and fumaroles (2-3 hours walk). The rest of day free to explore the fumaroles or the rest of the mountain, then we going down to Camp Site, and After lunch we going back to Tretes Village and Overnight again in Malang – Pelangi Hotel.
Day 12 Malang – Kediri (B)
After you take breakfast we will drive about 3-4 hours to Kediri City, we directly visit and explore Mount Kelud by Car then drive to Kediri city and we will overnight in Bukit Daun Cottage and Resort
Day 13 Kediri – Prambanan – Yogya (B)
In the morning we visit mount Kelud, then after explore the Volcano, we drive to Yogya. We will stop at Prambanan Temple, overnight in Duta Garden guesthouse, I hope still have times to explore Mailiboro Road also Kraton Yogyakarta.
Day 14 Mount Merapi Trekking – Borobudur (B,L)
In the dark 01.00 am, we leaving the hotel to drive 2 hours to Sello Village, 3 am in the morning starting trek to hike Mount Merapi, this will be take 4 hours hike, and around 7 am we arrival in Summit of Mount Merapi 2998m, after explore we going down take Breakfast at Pasar Bubrah, then comeback to Selo Village. Then drive to Borobudur for explore the Big Temple in Java. Lunch times in Local Restaurant. After explore we drive to Wonosobo, overnight in Surya Hotel – Wonosobo city.
Day 15 Explore Dieng Volcano Complex (B,L)
Full day explore Dieng Volcano Complex 2700m, we will visit kawah sikidang, color lakes, Geothermal energy and also going to Dieng theather to see the Movie history of Dieng Plateu, then after this we drive to Yogya, overnight in Duta Garden Guesthouse
Day 16 Yogya – Airport (B)
After Breakfast, direct transfer to Solo Airport or Yogyakarta Airport
Price : Contact us
Price includes of:
- Private Land Transportation with AC
- Ticket and Insurance Permit Ijen National Park
- Permit AlasPurwo Ijen National Park, Mount Welirang, Mount Kelud, Mount Merapi National Park
- Porters Team on Mount Welirang Trip
- Tent and Sleeping Bag on Welirang Trip
- All Accommodation with Air conditioning standard Room.
- English Speaking Guides and Local Guide for some Tours
- Meal with BLD Condition
Price excludes of:
- Personal Travel Insurance
- Permit to Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple total USD 21
- Meal in Restauran without BLD indication by itinerary
- Additional Food, Soft drink, Refreshment
- Personal Expenses
- Tips, Phone, etc
Equipments to carry:
- Daypack or backpack
- Trekking shoes or walking shoes with good Condition
- Warm Jacket
- Trek poles
- Clothes easy to dry when it wet (top and trouser for walking)
- Personal medicine
- Snack or personal food for nibble
- Camera or documentation stuff (don’t forget to keep it dry and safe).
- Head torch/Torch with good durability
- Sunhat and Sunglasses
- Personal Toiletries
All itineraries are subject to change without prior notice