TREKKING  MOUNT KERINCI –  GUNUNG TUJUH LAKE

Duration         : 06 Days/05 Nights
Starts/Ends    : Kerinci Airport

Grade             : Moderate - Challenging

 

Gunung Tujuh Lake, 1996 m above sea level is a breathtaking and mysterious panoramic non-active watered crater of 1,000 Ha surrounded by the 7 peaks and pristine rain forest with abundant wildlife. 

 

It is the highest altitude volcanic crater lake in Indonesia which is located at Kerinci Seblat National Park. This national park is the biggest flora and fauna area in Sumatra and listed as world heritage by UNESCO.

 

 

DAY 01: ARRIVAL KERINCI AIRPORT – KACO LAKE TREKKING

Upon arrival at Depati Parbo airport of Kerinci, your guide will pick you up. After meet and greet then you will be transfer to local resto for lunch. After lunch you will start trekking in the rainforest of Sumatra for about 3-4 hours, to reach the beautiful Lake Kaco. The porter team will set up campsite by the lake, then you can rest and having dinner. After dinner if you want to, together with your guide you can explore around the campsite for a night trek to see some nocturnal animal, or you can also stay at the campsite and rest.

Overnight        : Tent/Campsite

Meals               : Lunch, Dinner
 

DAY 02: LAKE KACO – WATERFALL - LINGKAT LAKE

After breakfast, you still have sometimes for swimming or explore the area for a while, then late morning you will be trekking back to Lempur village, visit a small waterfall and rest.
Then after lunch you will be transfer by motorbike to Lingkat lake nearby the village, you will have a beautiful sunset view here. Then transfer back to the homestay for overnight.

Overnight        : Cinnamon Guesthouse

Meals               : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

DAY 03: HOMESTAY - MOUNT KERINCI NATIONAL PARK’S GATE - SHELTER III (3.073 m) (Campsite)

Early wakeup, then at 5 AM you will be transfer to Kersik Tuo Village. After breakfast then transfer to the gate of Mt. Kerinci Seblat National Park. After obtain the permit, start your 7-8 hours trekking up to Shelter III, the campsite for overnight. The trek on Kerinci is  quite challenging, sometimes you need to hold on to the tree to pull yourself up, and also during rainy season the track will be waterway, full with water. Lunch en route and dinner provided by our guide team.

Overnight        : Tent/Campsite
Meals               : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 04: SHELTER III – SUMMIT (3.805 above sea level) - KRESIK TUO VILLAGE

Wake up at 03:00 am, then after having a hot tea you will start your 3 hours trekking to the summit of Mount Kerinci, when you are on the summit, you will be in the highest point on Sumatra. After taking some photos and enjoying the beautiful scenery we will go back to our base camp for brunch. And then we will proceed trekking down back to Kersik Tuo home stay, it will take around 4 - 5 hours trekkingdown. In the afternoon we will reach Kresik Tuo Village and have some rest.

Overnight        : Local Home stay
Meals               : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 05: GUNUNG TUJUH LAKE

After breakfast at the home stay, we will be transfer by local transport to Gunung Tujuh Lake National Park, then continue with a hiking. Lake Danau Tujuh is a huge-mysterious lake on 1.995 m above sea level and surrounded by primary rainforest and 7 hills. Lunch will be served on the side of the lake. The pristine area around the lake is known as the habitat of Sumatran tigers, Sumatran elephants, primates, endemic birds of Sumatra as well as research area for the "small man" who live in the jungle around the lake. Most of the day is spent by trekking and exploring the surrounding in search for animals, birds and exotic plants.  After Gunung Tujuh Lake, if time permit we can pay a visit to waterfall and also visit the tea plantation.

Overnight        : Local Home stay

Meals               : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 06: KERSIK TUO – KERINCI DEPARTURE

Daily breakfast at hotel, then at the appropriate time you will be transfer to Kerinci airport to catch your flight to your next destination.  

Overnight           : -

Meals                    : Breakfast

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INCLUDED :

* All land arrangement as state in the itinerary

* Meals as stated on above program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

* Accommodation as state in the itinerary

* Climb permit & Entrance fee

* Experienced English speaking mountain guide

* Dome tent, cooking gears

* Mountain porter to carry group equipment & food provision.

* Mineral water

* Tour and service as describe on the above itinerary program

 

 EXCLUDED:

* Travel Insurance

* All Flights

* Extra Baggage and Airport Tax

* Airport & Hotel Porters

* Extra Meals & Beverages (Alcoholic, Soft drink, Mini bar at hotel)

* Private camping gears (Mattress and Sleeping bag)

* Optional Tours & Services are not mentioned on the itinerary

* Private expenses (Laundry, Phone call etc)

* Tips

* Any expenses due to flight delay or flight cancellation

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  • Number of participants (the more people join in, the lower the tour price per person is)
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* Travel period is based on FLEXIBLE departure date ** Tailor made program

Our Services included : 

*Meals as indicated :  B ( Breakfast ), L ( Lunch ), D ( Dinner ) * *English Speaking Guide, *AC Transportation, *Entrance Fee **Accommodation.

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