Mount Semeru Trekking 5D/4N
Juanda Airport – Malang – Ranupani
You will be met and greeted at the airport (arrival flight must be before 12h00), then transfer to Tumpang village to change transport with 4-WD (open jeep). Next drive further to Ranupane through marvelous countryside displaying terraced apple orchards, primal rain forest with possible sightings of leaf-eating monkeys. After 2.5 hrs drive, arrive at the first base camp, Ranupane (2,100 m). Overnight at a mountain lodge in Ranupane.
Early trek through a graded trails amidst mountain shrubs and bushes for about 13 kilometers to reach the tranquility of Lake (Ranu) Kumbolo (2,400 m) for lunch, after which the trek goes on further to Kalimati (2,700 m), an open savannah providing the best plain to set up the tent as well as providing best place to monitor continual puffs jetting out from the vent of Mt. Semeru.
Kalimati-Summit of Mount Semeru
Extreme in the morning, start trekking to Arcapada (2,900 m) to attempt the most strenuous part of the journey to the summit (3,676 m). The brilliant sunrise (subject to the weather) on the top highlighted by continual puffs and sometimes eruptions jetting out from the vent are the breathtaking rewards (caution: stay a minimum 500 m away from the vent). Afterwards, descend back to Kalimati for breakfast and down to Ranu Kumbolo for lunch. In the afternoon, hike further down to Ranupane.
After breakfast, taking a jeep ride along the Tengger mountain ridge and down to the calderas crossing the sea of sand to reach Mt. Bromo (2,392 m) with its awesome active crater. After attempting a 2-hour walk around the rim of the crater, hiking further to Cemara Lawang to stay overnight. Lunch and dinner will be served here.
Early wake up call; and join another jeep ride to the viewpoint at Mt. Penanjakan (2,700 m) providing the bird’s eye view of the whole national park with Mt. Semeru stands high in its grandeur far in the background. After sunrise, drive back to the hotel for breakfast and next transfer to Surabaya airport for onward departure flight.
- Private Car with AC and also Petrol
- Trekking Guide and porters
- Trekking Equipments
- Entrance Fee to Mt. Semeru
- Accommodation (Homestay in Ranupane)
- Accommodation ( 3 stars Hotel or similiar in Bromo)
- Brekfast, Lunch and Dinner list in the program
- 4 Wheel Drive