TREK - Mt Semeru and Mt Bromo, East Java, Indonesia, 4D 3N | #WillPowerInMotion

Semeru is an active volcano located in East Java, Indonesia. It is the highest mountain on the island of Java, with its steep slides reaching a height of 3676m above coastal planes to the south. This stratovolcano is also known as Mahameru, meaning 'The Great Mountain. The name derived from the Hindu-Buddhist mythical mountain of Meru or Sumeru, the abode of gods. It is located in the subduction zone of Indo-Australia plate subduction gets under the Eurasia plate.

Semeru has been in a state of near-constant eruption from 1967 to the present. on occasions, there are small eruptions every 20 minutes or so. Since 1818, at least 55 eruptions have been recorded, consisting of both lava flows and pyroclastic flows.

Semeru is regularly climbed by tourists, usually starting from the village of Ranu Pane to the north, many believe it is more technically demanding than Mt Rinjani. You must also take care due to the dangerous poisonous gases.

On this trek, you will also be climbing Mount Bromo (2329m), another active volcano on the Tengger massif, in East Java. It is not the highest peak of the massif, but is one of the most well known and most visited tourist attractions. The name of Bromo derived from Javanese pronunciation of Brahma, the Hindu creator god.

At a Glance:

  • Excellent fitness grade due to hours of vertical ascent and long endurance climb
  • Beautiful views of Java Islands           
  • Witness the active volcano Mt Semeru erupting smoke and stones every 20 minutes
  • Summit 2 mountains in 3 days
  • Enjoy the panorama from Bromo and see the sun rise over the ancient caldera with Mt. Semeru in the background

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Itinerary Overview

Arrive in Surabaya and travel to Malang. Enjoy a Kampong walking tour. 

Team Dinner, Hotel

Malang – Ranu Pane village (2300 m) – Kalimati camp (2700 m)

Jeep transfer to Ranu Pane. Start the 10km trek to Kalimati 'base camp' (6-8 hrs) where you will enjoy spectacular views. Break for lunch at the lakeside of Ranu Kumbolo.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Camping

Climb Mt Semeru, Ranu Pane - Camera Lawang

Challenging summit climb but rewarded with amazing sunrise and memorable views. Breakfast back at Kalimati Camp, before our guide leading us to Ranu Pane village via mount Ayek-Ayek and then onto the savanna that borders Mt. Bromo (10-12 hrs hiking). Jeep transfer to hotel in Camera Lawang. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Hotel

Mt. Bromo sunrise tour (2329m) - Madakaripura waterfalls - Surabaya

Jeep transfer to famous viewpoint at Mt Pananjakan for sunrise. Start the 45 min trek to summit Mt Bromo. Transfer to airport for evening flight home.

Breakfast and Packed Lunch

*Please note that all timings are estimated and subjected to actual ground conditions.
*You will need to purchase your own medical and travel insurance.

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