MOUNT SEMERU TREKKING, PROGRAM :
DAY 01: SURABAYA AIRPORT – TUMPANG – RANUPANE
Upon your arrival at Juanda International Airport of Surabaya, our staff will pick you up. Then transfer to Tumpang village, here you will have a medical checkup. Then we will continue by 4WD jeep to Ranupani Village (2.200 asl), road is passing via Gubuk Klakah and Ngadas villages, it will take around 2,5 to 3 hours drive and 28 km from Tumpang. We arrive at the Village in the afternoon, check in to the local Home stay.
DAY 02: RANUPANE - RANUKUMBOLO - KALIMATI
After breakfast at homestay, we start trekking to Ranukumbolo (2400 asl) by crossing the hills track and tropical forest, it will take about 4-5 hours. Having lunch by the lake and at the same time enjoy the beautiful scenery. After lunch we start trekking to Kalimati (2.700 asl) about 2,5 – 3,5 hours through Oro-Oro Ombo Savannah, Cemoro Kandang Pine Forest, and Jambangan Forest. On arrival at Kalimati Campsite, our team will prepare dinner, and then you can rest.
DAY 03: KALIMATI – SUMMIT – RANU KUMBOLO
In the midnight after having a snack, we start climbing to summit of Semeru Mountain (3.676 M), in 4-6 hours, we will have a spectacular sunrise view when the weather is good and the sky is clear. You can rest at the top, taking pictures and having a hot tea. After some rest we will go down to Kalimati
campsite for brunch, then continue back to Ranu Kumbolo lake. When we arrive, we will have lunch. Then you can rest or if you choose to explore around the lake, the guide will accompany you.
DAY 04: RANU KUMBOLO – RANUPANI
In the morning after breakfast, we start hiking back to Ranupane Village for 4 hours, having lunch in the home stay, and then you will directly transfer back to Surabaya, through Tumpang and Malang.Please take the night flight (after 8 pm) if you plan to take flight from Surabaya.
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Ranupane Village: A very standard home stay at the village, the toilet is outside the room, the room is base on twin sharing basis.
Bromo Area: The hotel is non star hotel with standard facility, but has the best view to Bromo and the sea of sand. If you want to stay in a resort, please advise, because we normally will offer the non star hotel.
GEAR LIST FOR TREKKERS
It is very important to have appropriate equipment for trekking. It's frustrating to be uncomfortable, inconvenient or unable to do all you want because of improper equipment, and of course it can even be dangerous. Pack carefully following the list below. Don't overload yourself or the porters. Please notice you only carry your personal belonging such as camera, passport and other personal belonging such as cloth and other gears for trek on the climbing trip and keep the rest in the hotel. So please bring duffel bags to safe your personal things not to use in the climbing trip. The porters will carry all the climbing gears such as tent, mattress, sleeping bags. Above all please do make sure what you bring is suitable.
* Valid passport for at least 6 months to the end of the climb.
* Secure Travel Wallet
* Personal spending money
* Personal travel accident insurance
* 1 day pack – you will carry this with you: raincoat, water for during day trek, snack, light jacket, camera, and other that you will need.
* 1 back pack or rucksack – for the porter: change clothes, sleeping back, jacket, sleep wear, and others you will need for the 2 days 1 night
* 1 small duffel bag or suitcase: Items not needed on the trek can be left at the cottage. This bag should also have a lock.