Merapi Jeep Tour and Prambanan Temple
Merapi Jeep Tour is a special tour to explore the areas which were destroyed by Merapi volcano eruption. October 26, 2010, the volcano started to make series of explosive eruptions. The first eruption on that date killed 32 people including the Caretaker of Merapi, Mbah Maridjan, and Vivanews reporter, Yuniawan Wahyu Nugroho. Mbah Maridjan was found dead in his house which is located only 5 kilometers from the peak of Merapi. 2 weeks after, large eruption columns observed, creating many pyroclastic density curents flowed down to the heavily populated slopes of the volcano. Merapi’s eruption 2010 was said by Indonesia Natural Disaster Management as the biggest eruptions that happened since 100 years ago. Merapi continued to erupt until 30 November 2010. On 3 December 2010 the alert status was reduced to level 3, from level 4, because the eruption has decreased considerably.
Here is day tour itinerary for Merapi Jeep Tour and Prambanan
Early morning pick up from your hotel, we will drive to the slope of Merapi Volcano. Adventure Jeep will drive you around the destroyed village from the last 2010 eruption. The jeep route will be very hard, passing through the beaten bumpy road, so please wear helmet. Along the way you will see beautiful volcanic scenery. We will stop at some important spot related to the history of the last eruption.
After lunch, we will go to explore ancient temples first visit Plaosan temple. A special temple sorounded by padi or tobacco field, this twins temple believed as a gift for inter-religion wedding. The Hindus king built this temple for his wife as a simbol of tolerance between Hindus and Buddhist religion. The tour continue to visit the biggest Hindhus Temple in Indonesia, the Prambanan Temple. After enjoying the sunset, drive back to your hotel.
Price: Please contact us!
- All land transport MPV/Minibus, and Jeeps (Driver, Fuel, and Car)
-All National Park Permit and entrance fees
- English Speaking Guide
-Meals Lunch and Dinner
-Travel to and from Indonesia
-Optional single room supplement
-Personal travel and health insurance
-Additional expenses such as tips, souvenirs, extra activities etc.
-Tips for local staffs