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Merapi Volcano, Yogyakarta

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Trek up Merapi Volcano, an active volcano of grand proportions. Not for the faint-hearted or inexperienced, the walk up represents a challenge for even the most seasoned of hikers but, once at the top, the extensive views of the surrounding volcanic landscape make up for the energy expenditure. Book a guide to learn about the myths and history surrounding the volcano (and a well-timed pep talk when the hiking gets tough). Arrange your visit to Merapi Volcano and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yogyakarta using our Yogyakarta family vacation planner.
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  • I booked the Merapi Trekking programme with Kresna Tour Agency for Rp 450,000 inclusive of two-way transfer to and fro hotel, local guide, entrance ticket, light refreshments and breakfast. The driver...  more »
  • Some useful and factual information for Russian-speaking companions: 1) the ascent begins from the village with the funny name New Selo. You can get it yourself your tyrchike. It is better to take semiautomatic transmissions (cope child, no clutch), especially if the two of you, as pod'emy steep, road killed. You can catch connecting flights at mikrikah and basikah, the route of Google in English desirable. The bike ride is three hours from the centers of Dzhogdzhi + -30 minutes, depends on the skill of the driver. 2) with him (on its own) warm clothes, dress as in autumn windy weather, rainwear is required (especially if raining season), flashlight, light snack for tops, 1.5 l of water per person. 3) Climbing by default calculated on 6:00, but we climbed for three and a half. Come respectively better to 12 nights and quietly move to catch the dawn. 4) do not need a Guide, trail clear! 5) it's worth it, view stunning:)
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  • It is a big mountain can be seen at all times in Yogyakarta. Seems similar to Mount Fuji-shaped mountain in elevation is nearly 4,000 meters, Japanese is known because Java Fuji. Still seems did much damage 2010 eruption in the volcano.
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