Hiking And Trekking Mount Merbabu, Java Island, Indonesia

Mount Merbabu (Indonesian: Gunung Merbabu) may be a dormant stratovolcano in Central Java province on the Indonesian island of Java. The name Merbabu might be loosely translated as 'Mountain of Ash' from the Javanese combined words; Meru means that "mountain" and awu or abu means that "ash".

The active volcano Mount Merapi is directly adjacent on its south-east facet, whereas the town of Salatiga is found on its northern foothills. A 1,500m high broad saddle lies between Merbabu and Merapi, the location of the village of Selo, Java and extremely fertile[ farming land.

There ar 2 peaks; Syarif (3,119 m) and Kenteng Songo (3,145 m). 3 U-shaped radial valleys extend from the Kenteng Songo summit in northwesterly, northeastly and southeastly directions.

View of Mount Merbabu from Salatiga
Two famed moderate eruptions occurred in 1560 and 1797. The 1797 event was rated 2: Explosive, on the Volcanic Explosivity Index. associate unofficial eruption could have occurred in 1570.

Geologically recent eruptions originated from a North Northwest-South Southeast fissure system that cut across the summit and fed the large-volume volcanic rock flows from Kopeng and Kajor craters on the northern and southern flanks, severally.

Merbabu may be climbed from many routes originating from the city of Kopeng on the north east sideside, and conjointly from Selo on the southern facet. A climb from Kopeng to Kenteng Songo takes between eight and ten hours. A climb from Selo to Kenteng Songo takes between eight and nine hours. Selo is that the best hiking path with exotic savana.

Merbabu offers adventurous respect scenery,  rain forest, Savanna with view of Mount Merapi.
Hiking Mount Merbabu is very good experience. From the distance it looks very easy and not steep at all to hike up. The way starts easy on an asphalt road in Selo, what is also the starting-point village for climbing Mount Merapi. At the right and the left of the asphalt road are a few houses and a lot of patches of vegetable fields.

came down from savanna 2

background savanna 2 and view of Mt. Merapi

way to the savannah 2 with view of savanna 1 andMt Merapi

View  of Savanna 1, almost at the savannah 2

View  of watu lumpang",  savanna 2, savanna 1,  Mount Merapi

View of savanna 1 and Mount Merapi,  from savanna 2

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