Mount Merbabu is one of the mountains located in Yogyakarta which has an amazing green view.
|Opening hours:||24 hours|
|Entrance ticket:||IDR 5,000.00- IDR 225,000.00|
|Telephone number:||0276 3293 341|
|Activity:||Mountain climbing, camping, taking pictures|
|Best time:||Morning or evening|
|Need to Bring:||Hats, drinking water, backpacks, tents, cameras, change of clothes|
|Prohibition:||No littering, no harm to the environment|
|Address:||Jl Merbabu, Boyolali, Central Java|
|Public facilities:||Basecamp, toilet|
|Online Maps:||View Maps|
Mountain climbing is a challenging but exciting activity favored by nature lovers. Mount Merbabu is one of the favorite mountains for climbers around Yogyakarta and Central Java.
Not because of her valor but because of her beauty. While Mount Merapi is visited by many for its valor, Mount Merbabu is visited for its beauty.
This mountain is overgrown with green trees that spread widely. Moreover, the view of the city of Yogyakarta and its surroundings adds to the epic scenery that you will get.
Mount Merbabu at a glance
If Mount Merapi is known for its activity, Mount Merbabu is known for its beauty. This mountain with a height of 3,145 m is known as an active mountain in Indonesia and is of the strato type.
This mountain was formerly known as Mount Damalung or also Mount Pamarihan. Merbabu used to be known because it was recorded in pre-Islamic texts.
If you go to the slopes you will find the former hermitage belonging to Bujangga Manik which existed in the 15th century. It is not surprising that the beauty of this mountain is also shrouded in an unsolved mystery. To enjoy Merbabu as well as Merapi, you can also come to Ketep Pass.
Address Mount Merbabu
This mountain is located in three districts in Central Java, namely Boyolali, Magelang and Semarang. Meanwhile, Mount Merbabu National Park is located at Jalan Merbabu number 136, Boyolali, Central Java.
Mount Merbabu Entrance Ticket Prices
To climb Merbabu you will be charged an entrance ticket at the first post.
|Indonesian citizen||Individual Entrance Ticket||IDR 5,000.00 weekdays|
IDR 7,500,00 weekends
|Group Entrance Ticket||IDR 3,000.00 weekdays|
IDR 4,500.00 weekends
|Hiking, Climbing, Individual Tracking and Camping||IDR 5,000,000|
|Biking, Climbing, Group Tracking and Camping||IDR 2,500,00|
|foreigner||Individual Entrance Ticket||IDR 150.000,00 weekdays|
IDR 225,000.00 weekends
|Group Entrance Ticket||IDR 100,000.00 weekdays|
IDR 150,000.00 weekends
|Hiking, Climbing, Tracking and Individual Camping||IDR 5,000.00|
|Hiking, Climbing, Tracking and Camping||IDR 2,500,00|
If you want to climb then you must register first. You can register yourself first online at the Mount Merbabu National Park.
Mount Merbabu Hiking Trail
You can choose between five hiking routes to Mount Merbabu.
The Selo route is a favorite hiking trail for climbers. You can start climbing through Boyolali.
This route invites you to enjoy Merbabu from the west side in Magelang. We have to cut through the Lamtoro Forest which is quite far to reach the top.
The Wekas route is also a favorite route for climbers from the south side. This path has a post II which is quite wide which you can use to weaken.
Cunthel . Line
The Cunthel route starts from Kopeng, Semarang. You will find a Transmitter at the Transmitter Post.
The Thekelan route is the last route to Merbabu. On this path you will find an object called Watu Gubug which is believed to be the gateway to another world.
If you find a path other than the five paths, then you are crossing an illegal path. We recommend that you use the route commonly used by other climbers.
Q&A Mount Merbabu
Before starting the ascent to Mount Merbabu, you should read the questions below to gather useful information.
Hiking is a way to get closer to nature. If you ever get to the top then you will feel like going back up and climbing.
Because you will see how small you are and the magnitude of God’s power. So, before starting to climb Mount Merbabu, prepare physically and mentally, don’t just try to climb.