5 DAYS KERINCI MOUNTAIN

Mount Kerinci is the highest active volcano in Indonesia at an altitude of 3,805 meters above sea level and located within Kerinci Sebelat National Park. It’s the biggest national park in Sumatra, covering an area of 1,200 square kilometers. There are rhinos, tigers, elephants, bears, tapirs, deer, and many kinds of birds. The Park covers 4 provinces. Magnificent scenery, lakes, jungle, rivers, waterfalls, etc can be found here and it’s good for bird watching.

DAY 01 : PADANG – KAYU ARO (L, D)

Our Guide will meet you at the Minangkabau International Airport, then drive you to Kayu Aro passing through the Bung Hatta National Park, the Upper and Lower Lakes (The Twin Lakes), and traditional Minangkabau houses. The trip will take approximately 7 hours, arriving at Kayu Aro (kersik Tuo) in the afternoon on the slope of the mountain at an altitude of about 1,300 meters asl. Overnight at a simple local Home Stay.

DAY 02 : Climbing Mount Kerinci (B, L, D)

After breakfast at the home stay, preparations for the climb, you will be transported to the starting point at Shelter 1, altitude 1,600 M, climbing to Shelter 2 (altitude 3,005 M). It will take 7 to 8 hours. Overnight camping.

DAY 03 : CONTINUE CLIMB TO SUMMIT (B, L, D)

At 4.00 am climbing to the summit (altitude 3,805 M) begins. Enjoy the sunrise, beautiful view, and record the memories with your digital cameras. At around 8 am you begin the trip down to Shelter 2, have breakfast then down again this time to Shelter 1, a trip taking 5 hours. Then we will drive you to the local guest house.

DAY 04 : KAYU ARO – PADANG (B, L, D)

Morning meals will be followed by sightseeing around Kayu Aro, visiting tea plantations, etc. Then back to Padang for a night’s rest in a hotel.

DAY 05 : TO THE AIRPORT (B)

FREE DAY for leisure before transfer to the airport to your next destination or home.

 

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