DAY 1: Surabaya Airport – Ranupani Village (2200 m), 1-night accommodation in Ranupani Village
DAY 2: Ranupani Village – Overnight in camping site (Ranukumbala Lake 2400 m)
DAY 3: Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) – Ranupani Village – Surabaya
(TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED)
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR TREKKING TO RANU KUMBOLO LAKE (3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: SURABAYA AIRPORT – RANUPANI VILLAGE (2200 M), 1 NIGHT ACCOMMODATION ON THE SLOPE OF SEMERU VOLCANO AT RANUPANI VILLAGE
We will me you at Surabaya Airport. Afterward, we will drive to your homestay in Ranupani Village (2400 m) about 4 – 5 hours. We will be staying in homestay at the homestay of Ranupani Village before you do trekking to Ranu Kumbolo Lake tomorrow morning. The temperature reaches 8 – 11 degrees Celsius during the night.
If the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to see the local activity in Ranu Pani village for example when they do farming in their hilly farms.
DAY 2: RANUPANI VILLAGE – OVERNIGHT IN CAMPING SITE (RANUKUMBALA LAKE 2400 M)
After having breakfast around 7 AM, we are going to Semeru Trekking Centre for registering ourselves, afterward trekking for 4 -5 hours. We will arrive at the Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m). Before Arriving at the camping site, we will pass the savanna and lake. Then, we arrived around 13:00 PM at the camping site (Ranukumbala lake 2400 m), preparation to cook for lunch which was presented by our guide and porter. We are in service of porters set up tents and prepare dinner from our guide cuisine.
Around 16.00, you will be escorted by your guide to go to Oro Oro Ombo (savanna) where you can see the best view of the sunset and Semeru Volcano from far away.
After enjoying the sunset, you need to go back to your tent for taking dinner. Afterward, you guide will take to the special spot for Night Photography. If the weather is so good, you will have a chance to see a billion of stars or milky ways. Your guide will give a tutorial to catch the stars perfectly. After taking a lot of photos, you need to sleep early because tomorrow morning we have to wake up early to catch the sunrise above the Lake.
DAY 3: RANUKUMBALA LAKE (2400 M) – RANUPANI VILLAGE – SURABAYA
Waking up at 4:00 am in the morning to enjoy breakfast banana pancakes or toast, coffee/tea, then going to the hill of Tanjakan Cinta (Love Slope) to catch twin sunrise above Ranukumbala Lake, it’s just behind your tent. It could wonderful day for you because it’s only one place in Indonesia that we can see the sunrise above the beautiful lake on 2400 m. Your guide will show the best spot to catch the sunrise.
After enjoying the scenery around Ranukumbal Lake around 9.00 am, we will back to our tent for taking breakfast and loading your backpack afterward going down to Ranupani Village (07.00 am). It could take 4 – 5 hours. You will have your lunch break on the way down to the village. After arriving in Ranupani about 02.00 pm, we will escort you Surabaya city for staying overnight there before taking a flight tomorrow morning.
(TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED)
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
1. Pick up service from Surabaya Airport and transfer out to Surabaya Airport
2. Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
3. 1N stay at The Homestay of Ranupane Village area (Twin Share Bed) with Breakfast and Dinner
4. English speaking guide and The Porters during the trip
5. Hiking stuff
6. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trekking in Ranu Kumbolo lake
7. Entrance Tickets for Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
8. The sleeping bags, tents, cooking equipment, and toilet tent
9. Trekking activity in Ranu Kumbolo Lake
10. Cost for parking during the trip
1. Travel insurance and pre-existing medical travel immunization
2. Porters for your personal stuff
3. Tipping & other personal costs
4. All personal food except that it shows the above trekking programs
MILEAGE OF RANU KUMBOLO LAKE
Start from Ranupane Village (2200 m) to Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) → approx. 4 – 5 hours
From Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) to Ranupani Village (2200 m) → approx. 4 – 5 hours
From Ranupani Village to Surabaya Airport → approx. 5 hours
The trekking in Ranu Kumbolo Lake requires a good level of fitness and ability to walk a long distance. Somebody who has mountain sickness or height phobia and also asthma are not allowed to join this tour. Individual or group departures are available upon request. We can customize any date based on request with minimum 2 persons in each group. There is two type of service to choose Deluxe or Standard Budget service.
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING:
• Camera, Power Bank, More Battery
• Light Jacket
• Toilet paper wet and dry
• Personal medicine
• Small amount of money
• Personal hygiene items (e.g. tampons, etc)
• Light fleece / sweater
• Towel (for the 3 days)
• Spare T-shirt
• Warm hat (for evening, morning and summit)
• Tiger Balm or spray muscle (for muscle pain)
• Long pants and shorts
• Gloves and Trekking Poles
ABOUT OUR PORTER:
Our porter will carry food, tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, tarpaulins and kitchen tools are included, the porters are all very fit bring all stuff to Ranu Kumbolo Lake each 20 kilos, and exclude carrying your personal bag, When the guest are 2 people as climbers, we use 2 porters and 1 guide.
There will be extra porter if you want they carry your personal bags and the additional cost for extra porter fee is IDR 200,000 / porter/ day, resulting in pay during a trek on Ranu Kumbolo Lake.
At the feast of victory of Idul Fitri (Sugar Ceremony), guides and porters are not working during the trekking to Ranukumbolo Lake, because they must be doing Idul Fitri / Sugar Ceremony Praying, Turn on Night Feast, Mutual visiting relatives, Visiting The Grave. So, we can still serve the doing the trekking to Ranukumbolo Lake on that date by giving an extra cost to them, It’s used to support this as an inducement to keep them working on Idul Fitri date (Sugar Ceremony).
ON THE OTHER BAGGAGE:
You can leave all unimportant stuff at your homestay in Ranupani Village, and you can take it back after the trekking.
Please give us detailed information of a certainty your flight and also the name of your hotel in Surabaya before or after the trekking to Ranukumbolo Lake, please advise us the full name participants to help us monitor as a visitor to Ranukumbolo Lake. Surely, we will welcome you at the arrival gate in Surabaya Airport later and we will bring your nameplate as welcome 🙂
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