Journey Through the Java Highlands: Exploring the Majestic Mountains of Indonesia

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Lukman Hakim

Coworking trip
What's special?
special Nature scenes
special Mountain Hiking
special Volcano scenes
Embark on an unforgettable adventure through Java's stunning mountain ranges. 🏞️ Join us as we conquer the peaks of Slamet, Sumbing, Sindoro, Bromo, and Ijen, each promising awe-inspiring vistas and unforgettable moments. 🌟 From verdant forests to rugged volcanic terrain, this expedition is a journey of discovery, beauty, and cultural immersion in the heart of Indonesia. πŸŒΏπŸŒ‹ Let's make memories that will last a lifetime! πŸŒ„πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ

I am Luke 😊 🌞, I live in Yogyakarta and will be your co-working trip through this journey together. Join me, your experienced co-working trip leader, on an exhilarating expedition through Java's majestic mountains! πŸ”οΈ With a passion for adventure and a deep knowledge of the region, I'll guide you to the summits of Slamet, Sumbing, Sindoro, Bromo, and Ijen, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable journey. πŸŒ„ From navigating rugged trails to immersing ourselves in local culture, I'll ensure every moment of this trip is filled with excitement, discovery, and camaraderie. 🌟 Let's embark on this epic adventure together! πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ

- What's included : 🏑 Accomodation: classic or modern tropical home stay and villa or a 3* - 4* hotel πŸš— Trip to Mountains destination πŸŒ‹ Camping (rent equipment available) β˜•οΈπŸ» There are several available choices of bedrooms on the villa, private and shared accommodation is available. πŸ’» WIFI, AC, Pool, etc... Excluded : - International flights - Daily meals, personal expenses, and other additional leisure based on your daily activities Do you have a question? Ask in the Q&A below πŸ“© Best regards, Luke πŸ’œ

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Trip Itinerary


Day 1-8
Arrival in Yogyakarta Upon arrival in Yogyakarta, you'll be greeted by the city's vibrant energy and rich cultural heritage. Transfer to your accommodation and take some time to settle in. In the afternoon, embark on a cultural exploration of Yogyakarta. Visit the Sultan's Palace (Kraton), a symbol of Javanese royalty, and wander through the enchanting Taman Sari Water Castle. As evening falls, indulge in a traditional Javanese dinner, savoring the flavors of local specialties like gudeg or nasi goreng.

Mount Slamet

Day 8-9
Mount Slamet Expedition Rise early and depart for Mount Slamet, the highest peak in Central Java. As you ascend through lush forests and winding trails, immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature. Spend two days trekking to the summit, taking in the breathtaking scenery along the way. Marvel at panoramic views of rolling hills, verdant valleys, and distant peaks. At the summit, witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of sunrise or sunset, painting the sky with vibrant hues of orange and pink. Camp overnight near the summit, under a blanket of stars, and feel a deep sense of connection with the natural world.

Mount Sundoro

Day 9-10
Mount Sumbing and Mount Sindoro Trek Journey to the base of Mount Sumbing and Mount Sindoro, twin peaks that dominate the Central Java skyline. Embark on a two-day trek, conquering one peak each day. As you ascend, be captivated by the ever-changing landscapes and the rugged beauty of the mountains. Camp overnight on the slopes, surrounded by the serenity of nature and the distant twinkling of city lights below. Wake up to stunning sunrise views over the horizon, igniting the sky with hues of gold and crimson. Descend on the fifth day, feeling a profound sense of accomplishment as you return to Yogyakarta, your heart and soul enriched by the mountain experience.

Mount Sumbing

Day 10
Descend from Mount Sindoro and continue trekking towards Mount Sumbing, which is located nearby. Camp overnight in a suitable location between the two peaks, enjoying the tranquility of the mountains under the starry sky. Wake up early the next morning and resume your trek to Mount Sumbing. Reach the summit of Mount Sumbing and marvel at the stunning views of the surrounding valleys and peaks. Descend from Mount Sumbing and return to Yogyakarta, reflecting on your challenging yet rewarding adventure. This adjusted itinerary allows for a continuous trek from Mount Sindoro to Mount Sumbing, providing a seamless and immersive experience of exploring two majestic peaks in Central Java.

Mount Merbabu National Park

Day 10-11
- Merbabu mountain expedition Begin your trek from the trailhead, immersing yourself in the lush vegetation and cool mountain air. Enjoy the scenic views of the surrounding landscapes as you ascend through forests and grasslands. Set up camp at a suitable location along the trail and relax as you prepare for the summit push the next day. (Summit Day) Wake up before dawn and start your ascent to the summit of Mount Merbabu. Trek through the pre-dawn darkness, guided by the light of your headlamp and the twinkling stars above. Reach the summit just in time to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the horizon, painting the sky with hues of orange and pink. Take in the panoramic views of Central Java's mountain ranges, including Mount Merapi and Mount Sindoro.

Mount Bromo

Day 11-13
Mount Bromo Expedition Transfer to Mount Bromo, an iconic volcano in East Java. As you journey through the rugged terrain, feel the anticipation building for the adventure that lies ahead. Spend a day exploring the otherworldly landscapes of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Marvel at the vast expanse of the caldera, dotted with smoking volcanoes and ethereal mist. Wake up before dawn for a sunrise hike to the viewpoint overlooking the Bromo crater. Watch in awe as the first light of day illuminates the rugged landscape, casting long shadows and revealing hidden contours. Optionally, embark on a horseback ride or hike to the crater rim for a closer look at the steaming crater and the lunar-like landscape. Return to your accommodation, filled with a sense of wonder and awe at the raw power and beauty of nature.


Day 13-15
Mount Ijen Discovery Venture to Mount Ijen, home to the stunning Kawah Ijen crater with its turquoise acidic lake and mesmerizing blue flames phenomenon. Begin the trek before dawn, navigating through the darkness with anticipation for the natural spectacle that awaits. Arrive at the crater rim just in time to witness the sunrise over the shimmering lake, painting the landscape with a golden glow. Descend into the crater to witness the surreal blue flames emitted by sulfuric gases, a rare and captivating phenomenon found only here. Hike back up, your senses heightened by the otherworldly experience, and take a moment to soak in the breathtaking views before returning to your accommodation. Optionally, explore nearby attractions such as coffee plantations or waterfalls, immersing yourself further in the beauty and culture of East Java.
Trip Summary
Camping & Hotel & Hostel & Other & Apartments & Bed & Breakfast
15 days trip
Yogyakarta, Mount Slamet & 5 more
Car, Train
What's excluded?
Flight ticket
Food and Personal expenses
Entrance fees and activities
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