Semeru Trekking Tour (4D/3N)
Detail Information to visit Mt. Semeru the most exotic active volcano in Java Island
Semeru, the highest volcano in Java, 3.676 meters above sea level,and one of its most active, lies at the southern end of a volcanic massif extending north to the Tengger caldera, also called with the famous name Mahameru (Great Mountain). Gunung Semeru was constructed south of the overlapping Ajek-ajek and Jambangan calderas.This volcano is located in the regency of Lumajang and Malang ,East Java and lies along a N-S trend cutting through the summit, and cinder cones and lava domes occupy the eastern and NE flanks. Semeru has been in almost continuous eruption since 1967. The continuous activities for the past 41 years, attrack everybody from all over the world to explore the beauty of this friendly volcano. Both in 1913 and 1946, the crater Jonggring Saloko ,reached the highest peak up to 3.744 m, then in early 1973 , due to the lava and hot lahar flew to the south part of the vulcono till the village of Pronojiwo and Candipuro in the regency of Lumajang.2.990 explosions were noted, occurred in November 1997. On the top peak of this Vulano,all visitors are advised not to get the crater of Jonggring Saloko, as well as not to climb from the southern path, due to the poison gas and the sudden stream of hot lava. The average temperature of 4 – 10 degree celcius can be felt on top, meanwhile in the dry season (summer time in Northern part of the world, North America and Europe, round June – Sep , the temperature can be dropped up to 0 (zero) degree celcius, where the visitors can find the light crystal ice. The hard blown wind can happen in Dec – January, in which some storm follows. All characteristic of Semeru will bring the uncomparable memory to everybody ever experience the beauty and the mystery of this Java highest volcano.
Day 01 Malang Tumpang Ranu Pani Ranu Kumbolo
Morning drive to Tumpang village in 1,5 hour where we change our ride to 4 wheel-drive jeep to reach Ranu Pani village, the starting point to climb Mt. Semeru. Upon arrival, we start our trekking through the tropical rain forest of Mt. Semeru to Ranu Kumbolo in 3 hours. Set up our tent for overnight. Meals provided by our guide.
Day 02: Ranu Kumbolo Kalimati
We proceed our way to reach the summit camp of Mt. Semeru, Kali Mati campsite in 3 hours trekking. On arrival, our guide team will prepare your lunch while you relax and enjoy the surrounding’s view. Overnight in tent.
Day 03: Summit of Semeru Ranu Kumbolo
Early morning wake up! We climb to the summit of Mount Semeru (3,676 M). Reach the crater’s rim in 2,5 hours walking, watch sunrise if arrive early. Taking photograph and some rest then descend down base camp for breakfast. Trekking back to Ranupani then proceed to Ranukumbolo for another overnight, here you’ll appreciate the beauty of surrounding’s nature.
Day 04: Ranu Kumbolo Ranupani Cemoro Lawang
Morning after breakfast we return to Ranu Pani village. By 4 wheel-drive Jeep, we drive you on to Cemoro Lawang village crossing the Bromo’s sea of sand area for your overnight stay at the closest situated hotel to the caldera, Bromo Permai hotel.
This tour arrangement can be combine with all Bromo Tour Packages