Sunrise Trek to the Fire Mountain: Mount Merapi

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  • Enjoy trekking on Mount Merapi overnight to admire the sunrise from one of the most scenic mountain tops
  • Witness sunrise, blown by mountain freeze and watch the dramatic volcanic landscape around you
  • One of the most magnificent & memorable trek


Mount merapi is situated at the elevation of 2.930 meter above sea level. Mount Merapi is one of the most-active volcanoes in the world (Merapi stands for fire and the immense powers of the earth’s interior)

Our tour begins at 10pm. We’ll bring you to visit a small village named Selo (Located between Mt.Merapi and Mt.Merbabu), about 2h drive from Yogyakarta. This is the starting point for climbing up Merapi mountain.
Upon arrival at midnight, we’ll have a break for a while. This climbing takes around 7 hours ( 4 hours for climbing up and 3 hours for climbing down). At the peak of the mountain, you’ll be able to witness sunrise, blown by mountain freeze and watch dead crater. The sunrise and view are breathtaking and unforgettable, and pictures can't show the actual beauty. You are above clouds and other java volcanoes towering around you.The volcanic landscape could not be more dramatic.

We’ll also bring you to Ketep Pass driving through one of the most picturesque route in Java, passing through paddy fields, coconut trees etc. At Ketep Pass you can visit:the volcano centre & Volcano theatre: it's a mini theatre screening a 25-min documentary on Mt Merapi.

Afterward, you’ll be transfered to Hotel, airport or railway station for your next destination.

Suggestions for you to bring:

_Trekking shoes
_Trekking / hiking clothes
_Trekking pole (optional)
_Warm clothes (it can get really cold at night)

_Round transfer to your hotel
_Tour guide

Note: Minimum 2 Persons


  • Transfer included
  • Private activity
  • Operated by a company
  • Fixed time
  • Restroom available
  • Special clothing: Sports shoes & comfortable clothes
  • Insurance included
  • Certified: Guide license
per adult
per child

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