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Mount Merbabu Grand Adventure

Pick up from Solo

Tour Code: SOC-02 Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Hike up to the summit of one of Indonesia’s most popular climbing sites, Mount Merbabu, and be amazed by the beautiful landscapes.


  • Get Close to Nature as you Camp out at Savana 2
  • Challenge Yourself to Hike up the Summit of Mt. Merbabu
  • Bask in the Beauty of the Panoramic Sight of Mt. Merbabu’s Mountainous Landscapes

Tour Description:

Day 1 – Solo / Samiran Village

Upon arrival at Solo, be driven by a tour guide to Samiran Village. You’ll spend the night in a homestay in this village that’s located between Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu. The average temperature of this village is between 18 and 20 degrees Celcius with a height of 1500Mdpl. So be prepared for a cool night before continuing your journey the next day.

Dau 2 – Samiran Village / Basecamp / Mt. Merbabu Summit / Savana 2

Get ready in the morning to head to Basecamp on a motorbike and once you arrive at the base camp you’ll start your trek to the peak of Mt. Merbabu. Mount Merbabu is a dormant volcano that hasn’t experienced an eruption since 1797 so there is nothing to worry about. Its name roughly translates to “Mountain of Ash” in Javanese and is one of the most interesting climbs in Central Java. Once you arrive at the summit after a few hours of hiking, you’ll be rewarded with a magnificent view of the lush hills and mountainsides as the thick clouds glide across them. Once you’ve taken all the photos you want you’ll head back down to Savana 2 for the night.

Day 3 – Savana 2 / Samiran Village / Solo

Get up in the morning and get ready to head down Mt. Merbabu using the Gancik route. Once you reach the bottom you’ll jump on a motorbike and head to Samiran Village and from there continue to your final destination of Solo where the tour will officially end.

Day 2 – Summit / Savanna 2 / Gancik route / Samiran Village/ Solo

The journey begins again where you will conquer up to the summit of the Mount Merbabu. The endless luscious green surrounds you as you feel the cool breeze on your skin on your way to the peak of the mountain. Before you know it, you will reach the top where you will admire the sight of the neighbouring mountains with clouds circulating around the mountains. Take a breath of fresh air as you conquered the mountain. Make your trek back down to Savanna 2 then trek through Gancik route. Admire the striking view of Mount Merbabu and Mount Merapi in the background from Gancik Hill. Take a break before you carry on your journey to the finish line. Then, you will en route to the scenic Samiran village again from Gancik Hill on a motorbike whilst admiring your beautiful surrounding. Your journey ends with a final drive to Solo after a two-day adventure!

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation after confirmation of tour or no show: No refunds are allowed.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

What's Included:

  • One (1) Night’s Accommodation at Homestay in Samiran Village
  • One (1) Night’s Accommodation at Savana 2
  • Rented Car and Motorbike
  • Return Transfers
  • Full Board Meals
  • Group Camping Gear (tents, stoves, etc.)
  • Trekking Permit
  • Guide
  • Porters
  • Medical Kit

What's Not Included:

  • Flight to and from Solo
  • Personal Cloth and Equipment
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal Expenses (laundry, alcohol, etc.)
  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Tips for Guide and Porters
  • Tipping for Guide and Driver
  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Additional Information:

  • A minimum of 4 pax is required to participate in this tour
  • Prices shown are based on four (4) pax. For solo or group travellers, please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011)
  • Accommodations are subject to availability
  • The best season for trekking up Mt. Merbabu is from April to October
  • An approximate of 8 hours of walking per day
  • Hiking trip grade is easy
  • The max elevation of the hike is 3,142 m at Merbabu summit
  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing tours
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own

Pick-Up Location(s)

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List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Solo. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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