4D3N Mount Merbabu via Suwanting (01May2020)

Probably one of the most popular mountains in Central Java, Mount Merbabu stands at an elevation of 3145 metres. Mount Merbabu is situated right next to Mount Merapi, and on the summit you are treated to clear views of nearby mountains like Merapi and Mount Andong.

The summit attack includes hiking up a trail covered with scree, and offers an authentic experience of volcano trekking. The general experience of the entire hike however is not too strenuous and suitable for hikers who are comfortable in hiking 5 to 7 hours a day with elevation. Mount Merbabu is also a good place to train for those who are preparing for other volcano hikes such as Mount Semeru and Mount Kerinci.


EVENT DATES: 01-04May2020

EVENT COSTING: SGD380/Pax (*Minimum 6 Pax for the trip to commence)


*suitable for participants who have hiked at least more than 1000mts mountains (Mt.Ophir, Gunung Nuang, Bukit Kutu, Gunung Belumut if not similar mountains). One should be able to carry at least 4-5kg daypack and hike up to 6-7hours a day for 4days of trek. Mentally should be strong enough specially on the summit day scree slope.

Overview of Itinerary:

Day 1:

Arrive in Semarang, pick up at transfer to Homestay.

1 Night in Homestay (Homestay Accommodation & Breakfast Included)

Day 2:

Transfer to Basecamp of Mountain

Hike from basecamp to Pos 3 Campsite

Day 3:

Summit Mount Merbabu

Headback to Basecamp

Transfer back to Semarang

1 Night in Semarang (Homestay Accommodation & Breakfast Included)

Day 4:

Transfer back to Airport 

Detailed Hiking Itinerary: 

Day 1: Basecamp to Campsite

  • 0600 – 0800: Breakfast, Prepare for Hike
  • 0800 – 0830: Registration for Hike
  • 0830 – 1130: Hike from basecamp to Pos 2
  • 1130 – 1230: Rest & Lunch
  • 1300 – 1600: Hike from Pos 3 campsite
  • 1700 – 1800: Enjoy Sunset
  • 1800: Set up Tent, Dinner & Rest for the night

Day 2: Campsite to Summit to Base Camp

  • 0300 – 0400: Breakfast, prepare for summit attack
  • 0400 – 0600: Hike to Merbabu Summit
  • 0600 – 0730: Photos & Enjoy Summit
  • 0730 – 0930: Descend back to campsite
  • 0930 – 1100: Rest, meal & prepare to head down
  • 1100 – 1430: Descend back to basecamp
  • 1430 – 1600: Rest & Wash Up
  • 1600 – 1900: Return back to homestay in Yogyakarta
  • 1900: Shower, rest, Free & easy.

 Package Includes:

  • Airport Transfers (from Semarang International Airport)
  • 2 Nights Homestay Accommodation
  • 1 Night Tent Accommodation
  • 2 Breakfasts at Homestay
  • Park entrance permit
  • All meals during the hike
  • Mountain Chef
  • Cooking Equipment
  • 2 Local Guides
  • Trek Coordinator
  • Tents (2/3Pax Sharing)
  • Porter for team equipment (Tent/Stoves/Pots)

Package Excludes:

  • International Flights
  • Tips for Porters & Guides
  • Personal Porters
  • Snacks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Other personal expenses 


Personal Porter is priced at IDR 250 000 Per Day


By Joining this trip, YOU:

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  • YOU have read all the above paragraphs and YOU know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in The Activity. YOU hereby assert that your participation is voluntary and that YOU knowingly assume all such risks.
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For any queries related to the event do contact below person:
Phone: +65 92700908 (WhatsApp)
Email : contact@sgtrek.com

This trip is organized by: 
Reg. No. 201816267K
STB License No. 03160

Address: 28A, Kandahar Street
Singapore 198889
Email: contact@sgtrek.com
WhatsApp: +6592700908
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