OUTLINE ITINERARY HIKING AT SEMERU VOLCANO PACKAGE
5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS VIA MALANG:
DAY 1: Surabaya Airport – Ranupani Village (2200 m), 1 night accommodation on the slope of Semeru Volcano at Ranupani Village
DAY 2: Ranupani Village – Overnight in camping site (Ranukumbala Lake 2400 m)
DAY 3: Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) – Kalimati camping site (2.700 m)
DAY 4: Summit of Semeru Volcano – Ranukumbolo Lake (staying overnight)
DAY 5: Ranukumbala lake (2.400 m) – Ranupani (2.200 m ) – Surabaya Airport (TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED)
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR HIKING AND TREKKING IN SEMERU VOLCANO VIA RANUPANI (4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS)
DAY 1/DATE: 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 escort you to Tumpang Village for changing the vehicle and packing your important and leaving your unimportant stuffs. Then, we will drive to Ranupani Village (2400 m) about 2 – 3 hours. We will be staying in homestay at the homestay of Ranupani Village. The temperature reaches 8 – 11 degrees Celsius during the night.
DAY 2/DATE: 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 be arrived at the Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m). Before Arriving in 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, staying overnight in the tents. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
DAY 3/DATE: RANUKUMBALA LAKE (2400 M) – KALIMATI CAMPINGSITE (2.700 M)
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 behind your tent, enjoy the scenery around. It could memorable time. Around 9.00 am, you must pack your stuffs and continue our trekking to Kalimati camping site (2.700 m) around 3 – 4 hours. After arriving, we will be served by your guide and porter to take lunch break with special menu. Then, it’s free time till your dinner time, you can walk around or napping in the tent.
After taking dinner around 07.00 pm, you need take a sleep earlier because around 11.30 pm, your guide will wake you up to prepare hiking the summit up (hiking shoes, trekking poles, gloves and personal water). About 4 – 5 hours hiking, you will reach the summit and the sunrise welcomes you there. This is the special sunrise because you captured on the highest volcano in Java Island.
Another incredible thing is you can see and listening the sound of the hot ashes which comes out from the crater. It will be forbidden to hike after 11.00 pm, because the activity of this volcano will be increasing. After enjoying the sunrise and surrounding, we will back to our tent for taking breakfast and bit napping before going back down to Ranukumbala Lake for our last night in this national Park.
DAY 4/DATE: SUMMIT OF SEMERU VOLCANO – RANUKUMBOLO LAKE (STAYING OVERNIGHT)
About 00.00 AM, your guide will invite you to hike up to the summit. It will take about 4 – 5 hours hiking, you will reach the summit and the sunrise welcomes you there. This is the special sunrise because you captured on the highest volcano in Java Island.
Another incredible thing is you can see and listening the sound of the hot ashes which comes out from the crater. It will be forbidden to hike after 11.00 PM, because the activity of this volcano will be increasing. After enjoying the sunrise and surrounding, we will back to our tent for taking breakfast and then going rest and sleep.
After taking lunch around 12.30 pm, you will leave the Kalimati camping site to go down to Ranukumbala Lake camping site. About 16.00 pm, you will arrive in the camping site and your guide will invite you to go to special spot to see the sunset, we name it ‘oro oro ombo’.
After enjoying the sunset, we need to go back to your tent and taking dinner. If the weather is good you will have chance to see the milky way from the camping site.
DAY 5/DATE: RANUKUMBALA LAKE (2.400 M) – RANUPANI (2.200 M ) – SURABAYA AIRPORT (TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED)
Around 07.00 am after packing all your stuff and taking your breakfast, we will back down to Ranupani Village then go to airport. (TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED)
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDED:
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 stuffs
6. Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the climb on Semeru Volcano
7. Entrance Tickets for Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
8. The sleeping bags, tents, cooking equipment, and toilet tent
9. Trekking activity at Semeru Volcano 4 days 3 nights
10. Cost for parking during the trip
PRICE IS NOT INCLUDED:
1. Travel insurance and pre-existing medical travel immunization
2. Porters for bags for carrying personal expenses/items
3. Tipping & other personal cost
4. All personal food except that it shows the above trekking programs
MILEAGE OF SEMERU VOLCANO
Start from Ranupane Village (2200 m) to Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) → approx. 4 – 5 hours
From Ranukumbala Lake (2.400) to Kalimati Campingsite (2700 m) → approx. 3 – 4 hours
From Kalimati Campingsite to Summit of Semeru Volcano (3676 m) → approx. 5 – 6 hours
From Summit of Semeru Volcano (3676 m) to Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) → approx. 3 and half hours
From Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) to Ranupani Village (2200 m) → approx. 4 – 5 hours
From Ranupani Village to Surabaya Airport → approx. 5 – 6 hours
The hiking of Semeru Volcano requires a good level of fitness and ability to walk 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 are two type of service to choose Deluxe or Standard Budget service.
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING:
• Light Jacket
• Rain coat (December – April)
• Sun glasses
• Toilet paper wet and dry
• Personal medicine
• Small amount of money
• Personal hygiene items (e.g. tampons, etc)
• Light fleece / sweater
• Towel (for the 4 day)
• 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 mount Rinjani each 20 kilos, and not include carrying your bag to the porter, When the guest are 2 people as climbers, we use 2 porters and 1 guide.
If you want to bring luggage to the personal items to Semeru Volcano by our porter then there is extra porters, additional cost extra porter fee is IDR 200,000 / porter/ day, resulting in pay during a hike on Semeru Volcano 4 DAYS, quotation during the hiking of Semeru Volcano to IDR 600.000 /porter. Load fit on the shoulders of porters fix 20 kilos. Porter will follow you during the hiking of Semeru Volcano, payment is made after climbing activities and paid directly to the porter
At the feast of victory of Idul Fitri (Sugar Ceremony), guides and porters are not working during the hiking of Semeru Volcano, 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 hiking of Mount Rinjani on that date by giving extra bonuses to them to support this as an inducement to keep them working on Idul Fitri date (Sugar Ceremony).
ON THE OTHER BAGGAGE:
Preferably things that do not need to take it your bag to climb to Semeru Volcano like a snorkeling stuff, so all items must be in packing before climb in the morning from your homestay. Your luggage will be stored securely in locked warehouses in homestay accordance that we provided or our luggage will be stored securely in our office, after climbing activity arriving in Tumpang village, your luggage will be taken back by our coordinators. Please check again your luggage before you leave Tumpang Village, does not cost anything to your luggage is kept securely in our place. It’s the usual things we do with our clients.
Please give us detailed information of a certainty your flight and also the name of your hotel in Surabaya before or after Hiking Semeru Volcano, please advise us the full name participants to help us monitor as a visitor to Semeru Volcano. 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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