Mount Arjuna and Welirang, situated in Malang region – East Java. The mountain can be climb from Lawang, Purwosari, Batu, and Tretes area, the most popular route is via Tretes (760M). From Juanda airport of Surabaya, you can reach the starting point in 2 hours driving.
The Mountain is open all year for trekking, only in case of emergency such as fire or SAR is ongoing then the mountain will be closed for trekking.
Welirang (3.156M) although shorter than the sister mountain, Arjuna (3.339M), but considered more popular among climber, due to the active crater and still mined by the local sulphurs collectors.
The best time to climb is April to September.
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY :
DAY 01: SURABAYA – TRETES – PONDOK WELIRANG - LEMBAH KIJANG (L,D)
Upon arrival at Surabaya airport, your guide will pick you up at the airport then drive to Tretes area. Then you will start trekking for about 5 hours to Lembah Kijang base camp, at the foot of Welirang Volcano. We pass through farmlands, meeting friendly locals and getting to see them at work on their farms and going about their daily activities. We’ll also trek through dense jungle where deer and other kinds of wildlife can be seen, if we’re lucky we might spot some of the local fauna. The next couple of nights will be spent at Lembah Kijang base camp. Lembah Kijang means ‘valley of the deer’ and during the night you may hear their loud calls to their mates.
DAY 02: TREK TO SUMMIT OF WELIRANG VOLCANO (3156m) – LEMBAH KIJANG CAMP (B,L,D)
Today we will trek from Lembah Kijang base camp to the summit of Welirang Volcano. We will start trekking before dawn, a total of approx 7 hours is normally required to trek up to and back from the summit however depending on the weather we may need longer. At the summit we’ll explore the crater and its large fumaroles field, the sites where the sulfur is being quarried using primitive tools. We plan to arrive back to camp by 10:00am. The remainder of the day is then spent at leisure, you may choose to take some rest after this morning’s trek or you may wish to spend some time exploring the beautiful surrounding valley.
DAY 03: TREK TO SUMMIT OF ARJUNO (3339m) - LAWANG TEA PLANTATION (B,L,D)
Today we have another summit trek, this time to the summit of Arjuna Volcano. From our camp we commence an interesting trek pass two small peaks, Kembar 1 and 2, which are also part of the Welirang/Arjuna mountain chain. The trek to the summit normally takes approx 3-4 hours. Once we reach the summit we spend some time admiring the view and taking photos, then we going back towards ourbasecamp, but on the track we will take turn to another path to continue on to Lawang. Lawang is a small tea plantation near the highlands of Tretes, then check in to the local home stay for overnight. A simple accommodation with a spectacular view, lush tea plantation with towering mountains background.
Overnight: Local home stay
DAY 04: LAWANG TEA PLANTATION – BROMO AREA (B)
Enjoy the morning view at the tea plantation, while walking along the tea plantation trail, or just lazy down on the lodge. Then leave forBromo area, it will takes about 4 hrs of smooth drive to Bromo. All the way we will see the local farmland, small villages, and of course, picturesque landscape.
Overnight: Lava View | Standard Room (Booked by Clients)
DAY 05 : BROMO SUNRISE TOUR – SURABAYA (B,L)
At 03.30 in the early morning you'll be wake up and the Jeep will bring you to the world's most famous view point at Mt. Pananjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera to enjoy the sunrise with its young volcanic including Mt Bromo and an active Mt Semeru in the background. Then the adventure continues to an active Mt. Bromo volcano to climb up 245 steps of stairs to reach the ridge of Bromo Caldera. You will experience horseback riding for about 10 minutes to reach the stairs to bromo. Then going back to your hotel for breakfast and freshen up, then at the appropriate time you will be transfer to your accommodation in Malang.
END OF OUR SERVICES
All land arrangement start and end at Surabaya airport.
Accommodation as stated in the tour program.
Meals as stated on above program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
Experienced English speaking mountain guide.
Dome tent, Cooking gears.
Mattress and Sleeping bag (You can bring your own if you like).
Climb permit & Entrance Fee to the sites.
Mountain porter to carry climbing equipment & food provision.
You only carry your personal belonging (water for during the trek and rain coat) in your day pack, while some of your other stuff you do not need during the trek you can leave at guest house and the stuff you need for 3 Days 2 Nights trek you can leave to our porters team.
· All Flights
· Extra Baggage and Airport Tax
· Airport & Hotel Porters
Extra Meals & Beverages (Alcoholic, Soft drink, Mini bar at hotel).
Optional Tours & Services are not mentioned on the itinerary.
Private expenses (Laundry, Phone call etc).
Any expenses due to flight delay or flight cancellation.