The Mount Merapi Volcano in Indonesia
Mount Merapi is at an altitude of 2,930 m asl, per 2010. is a volcano in the middle of Java Island and is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia. The southern slope is in Sleman district administration, Yogyakarta Special Region, and the rest are in Central Java Province, Magelang regency on the west side, Boyolali regency on the north and east side, and Klaten regency on the southeast side. Forest area around the peak of Mount Merapi National Park area since 2004.
Merapi Tour Yogyakarta
Currently, Mount Merapi becomes one of the favorite objects for tourists. Trekking activities and jeep adventure into the choice of the visitors who love the beauty of Mount Merapi.
Merapi Jeep Adventure - Merapi Jeep Sunrise Tour
For visitors who will do adventure by using jeep can be takes easily only driving less than 1 hour from the central City of jogja, and register at one of Jeep Basecamp which available from local people and adventure began. And for visitors who want to enjoy the sunrise by jeep must leave early at around 4 am from the hotel then enjoy see the sunrise with jeep adventure.
Mount Merapi Trekking Tour
Merapi is a popular climbing object. Because this mountain is a very fascinating mountain. The most common and nearest climbing route is through the north side of Sèlo, Boyolali District, Central Java, precisely in Plalangan Village, Selo, Boyolali, This village is located between Merapi and Mount Merbabu. Climbing through Selo takes about 4-5 hours to the top. The best time to climb Merapi is to depart from the hotel in Yogyakarta to the new selo climbing post at night around 9 pm. Arriving at the new selo at midnight relax and preparation and then the climb begins and will arrive at the top when of sunrise time. After enjoying the sunrise at the summit of Mount Merapi turn back to go down the mountain will do. And arrive back to the climbing basecamp then drive back to yogyakarta.