Short description of Impressive Welirang Hiking and Seloliman Tour: On this trip, we will trek up to Mt Arjuno – Welirang, which is a stratovolcano in the province of East Java on Java, Indonesia. It is a twin volcano. Volcanic cones and craters are located in a 6 km long of the line between Arjuno (3.339 m) and Welirang (3.156 m). We also will visit Seloliman Nature Reserve, which is located in Mt Penanggungan Area.
Group Size: Minimum of 2 travelers.
Tour Guide: Yes. A tour guide accompanies every trip.
Accommodation: you will overnight at tent
Transport: Private fully air-conditioned minibus/van/car/ and some walking
Inclusions: Some meals, sightseeing, and activities are included.
Single Supplement: Not Available
Travel Itinerary of Impressive Welirang Hiking and Seloliman Tour
Day 1. Arrival Surabaya – Transfer to Tretes – Trekking to Welirang (L/D)
(Recommended arrival by morning flight)
Upon arrival at Juanda Airport with a morning flight, meet & greet with our guide. Transfer to Tretes Village (1-2 hours) for starting the trek to Mount Welirang. It will take 5-6 hrs to hike through lush temperate mountain forest to the second camp at about 2700 m elevations. Our camp will be set up near the village of the sulfur workers who live here during their 5-days shifts.
The village consists mostly of simple huts and is a perfect setting for exciting photography. For the workers, we will be a positive distraction, and they are usually happy to show us around. During the trek, we only need to carry small daypacks. Overnight in tents
Day 2 Mount Welirang – Transfer to Seloliman Nature Reserve (B/L/D)
In the morning, we start hiking to the summit area of Welirang volcano. We have time to explore the summit craters of Welirang and its large fumaroles fields, the sites where the sulfur is being quarried using primitive tools. Together with the miners, we walk up the mountain to its top dotted with craters and fumaroles (2-3 hours walk).
The rest of the day free to explore the fumaroles or the rest of the mountain, then we go down to Camp Site, and after lunch, we go back to Tretes village then drive to Seloliman. Seloliman is situated on the slopes of the sacred Penanggungan volcano.
We will stay overnight at PPLH Seloliman Environmental Education Centre with delicious dinner provided by their staff.
The Centre’s accommodation is atmospheric, with open-air bathrooms built in harmony with the surrounding forest. This is a beautiful spot to appreciate nature – sit outside at night under the stars, taking in the peacefulness of the surrounding mountain scenery.
Day 3. Seloliman Nature Reserve Tour – Transfer out Surabaya (B/L)
After breakfast, we will meet volunteers who are working at the PPLH Seloliman Environmental Education Centre to learn and hear about their environmental program as well as visiting a historical place of Jolotundo Temple and its spring nearby. After finishing your session, we take you back to Juanda Airport of Surabaya for your return flight with lunch en-route.
What is included in the Impressive Welirang Hiking and Seloliman Tour:
– 1 (one) nights accommodations twin/triple share and 1 (one) night at tent
– 2 (two) x breakfasts, 3 (three) x lunches and 2 (two) x dinners
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– Travel throughout on a private minibus/van/car with a fully licensed driver
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Return airport to hotel transfer
What is not included yet in the Impressive Welirang Hiking and Seloliman Tour:
– Airfare & airport tax
– Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
– Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide (USD3/day/pax is appreciated)
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