Mount Semeru is an active volcano located in East Java, Indonesia. It is the highest mountain on the island of Java. This stratovolcano is also known as Mahameru, meaning ‘The Great volcano. The name of Semeru volcano derived from the Hindu-Buddhist mythical volcano of Meru or Sumeru, the abode of gods.
Semeru’s eruptive history is extensive. Since 1818, at least 55 eruptions have been recorded (10 of which resulted in fatalities) consisting of both lava flows and pyroclastic flows. In this time, the visitors prohibited to do Semeru volcano climbing due its dangerous. Mount Semeru volcano has been in a state of near-constant eruption from 1967 to the present. At times, small eruptions happen every 20 minutes from the crater.
Mount Semeru Climbing usually start from the village of Ranu Pane to the north, but though non-technical it can be dangerous. Soe Hok Gie, an Indonesian political activist of the 1960s died in 1969 from inhaling poisonous gases while hiking to Semeru volcano.
Semeru volcano known has a very challenging hiking route. Many people interested order Semeru Climbing Package. The scenery when You start hiking to the Crater is very beautiful, but the challenge climbing to get to the top presses some divine spirit.
Semeru Hikers can enjoy the heavenly scene even without hiking to the top of the volcano, as the area surrounding Mt Semeru offers Kumbolo Lake Camping like the Mount Bromo camping package that is famous for its turquoise blue waters and green hills. Only 15 minutes walk from the lake you will see scenic view of Oro Oro Ombo. A two-hour hiking from the meadow, the hikers can see the field of Jambangan that is covered with amazing flower.
But for those who choose for hiking, there is important Things to Know before Semeru Volcano Hiking Preparation is very important for those of you who want Semeru hiking. The first thing you need to consider before start Semeru climbing is the preparation and the tools you need to bring to the top. Tools and gear that you need to do can vary depending on your experience in hiking the mountain.
You also need to consider the logistics also. To prepare the tools and gear that you need for hiking, there is a list that you can use as a hiking tour guide.
The next thing that you need to get on when you want semeru volcano hiking package is the details, and information on the status of this mountain. Sometimes, Mount Semeru Hiking package activity will be closed to visitors because of bad weather or other natural conditions. It is very important for you to get information about the road to Semeru volcano area.
There are also some rules that you may need to follow if you want to do hiking to Semeru volcano that is to ensure the safety of yourself. Moreover, when you climb the mountain, you must avoid toxic gases from volcano. You must access to the summit before noon as a change in the direction of wind blowing toxic gases into the route of climbing. Once you’ve got the details and information, Things to Know before Mount Semeru Climbing Package is to create a travel management. Making plan of the route and schedule of your activities is a very important key in climbing. Doing trip with a good management will make you feel more comfortable when climbing to Mount Semeru.
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You can also save more time as well as if you have a good planning on the road. Prepare your ticket is also an important aspect that you should consider before you start your trip to the mountain.
If you are coming from outside of East Java, such as Jakarta or Bandung, you may need to buy a bus ticket or train ticket. Some people outside Java even need to buy a plane ticket. Do not forget to pay attention to your physical condition before and during hiking to Semeru summit so that you can prevent health problems. That’s all about Things to Know before Semeru Volcano Hiking. Detail information about Semeru hiking package and Bromo Sunrise tour
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