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MT. KERINCI ADVENTURE and KERINCI VILLAGE LIFE UP CLOSE


MT. KERINCI ADVENTURE


Towering over the Sumatran landscape, Mt. Kerinci demands respect. At 3805 meters tall, it’s the highest active volcano in Southeast Asia, and even rises above the iconic Mt. Fuji in Japan. Trekking up its forested slopes, protected in the Kerinci Seblat National Park, is extremely challenging as there are no switchbacks – it’s just straight up to the top along a ridge trail. But the views at the top are truly unbeatable, making the struggle and sweat worth it.



Day 1 - Up into the Clouds

Leave your lodging in the morning to begin your climb with a guide & porter. On the way to the trail head, don’t forget to turn around and see the incredible view of the beautiful Kayu Aro tea plantation, rice fields, the Rawa Bento wetlands, and Mt. Tujuh off in the distance. Once in the forest, be on the lookout for Yellow-handed Mitered Langurs (our endemic, orange leaf monkeys), lizards, and birds. You’ll hear the enchanting song of Siamang gibbons, and if you’re really lucky, you might even spot a family of them. After about 8 hours of hiking you will make camp.


Day 2 - On Top of the World

Before the sun rises, scramble an additional two hours up the scree and rubble until you reach the crater. Bask in the views. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to see lava bubbling far below in the bottom of the crater, and on a clear day you can see all the way to the Indian ocean to your west. Congratulations, you’re now the tallest person on Sumatra! After a little while, carefully make your way back down the mountain, making your way out of the jungle after about six hours.


KERINCI VILLAGE LIFE UP CLOSE
Day 3 - Sungai Penuh
  • After breakfast, Visit the sugar processing ‘factory’ (really just some people in a shed pressing and boiling raw sugar cane juice).
  • Explore the coffee farms that are switching over to organic Arabica coffee with the help of a local NGO.
  • Walk through the endless green tea fields and take a tour of the old Netherland tea factory in village of Bedeng VIII (Delapan).
  • Eat lunch in KORINTJI HERITAGE cafe, in the Town of the Pungai Penuh.
  • grab a Bendi (horse drawn carriage) through the old neighborhood of  Pondok Tinggi filled with traditional Kerinci longhouses. Head to the nearby Mesjid Agung. Built in the traditional style in 1874, it’s the oldest mosque in town, and still actively used.
  • up to Bukit Khayangan or hike up the hill behind Sungai Penuh to get a beautiful view of the Kerinci valley from Mt. Kerinci in the north, to Lake Kerinci in the south.
  • In the late afternoon, head to Bukit Sentiong on the edge of town for the grilled corn stands and a nice view of Sungai Penuh and the Kerinci valley at sunset.
  • In the evening, visit Pasar Malam, the carnival-like night market, to eat Martabak, Sate, and other lovely street foods.
  • Drive up to Bukit Tapan at night for some wildlife spotlighting
  • Back to Hotel..



Day 4 – Kerinci Lake and Lempur Village
  • In the morning Visit the lively Pasar, or wet/dry market, in the center of town. Get some Sarabi and other goodies for breakfast.
  • head to the village of  Pulau Tengah on the edge of  Kerinci Lake. Meet up with some fisherman there for some canoe rides and to watch/participate with them as they fish.
  • Stop for lunch at one of the restaurants that sits atop or next to the lake, Don’t forget to pick up some Dendeng Batokok, grilled beef strips from heaven native to the area.
  • Head further south to the hills around Lempur to see traditional house.
  • Explore the village of Lempur and the nearby lake of Danau Lingkat to take a ride on the bamboo rafts, see The Nepenthes and enjoy the scenery.
  • Head to the village of Lempur  and meet your host family
  • In the evening, follow a local honey hunter as they harvest honey from wild Indonesian honeybees.
  • Meet up with your host family in Lempur and turn in for the night.


Day 5 - Lempur Village
·         After breakfast, Visit an English class at the local high school in the village.
  • Head further south to the hills around Lempur to see cinnamon farmers at work and or Cinnamon Process.
  • head to the rice fields to watch the farmers plant and harvest the Lempur heirloom rice Beras Payo. Participate if you want to get your hands dirty!
  • lunch at one of the Local restaurants
  • Explore the village other highland farms in the area that produce Tomatto, potatoes, chilis, etc.
  • Visit the house handicrafts from bamboo and lern how to make.
  • Head back to your homestay for dinner together with your family.
  • In the evening, visit art galleries of traditional dance, and you can also join and lern for dancing with them..

Day 6 – After breakfast Back to Airport and Say goodbye to Lempur




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Mount Kerinci (volcano) 3805 Asl ADVENTURE







Towering over the Sumatran landscape, Mt. Kerinci demands respect. At 3805 meters tall, it’s the highest active volcano in Southeast Asia, and even rises above the iconic Mt. Fuji in Japan. Trekking up its forested slopes, protected in the Kerinci Seblat National Park, is extremely challenging as there are no switchbacks – it’s just straight up to the top along a ridge trail. But the views at the top are truly unbeatable, making the struggle and sweat worth it.


Day 1 - Up into the Clouds


Leave your lodging in the morning to begin your climb with a guide & porter. On the way to the trail head, don’t forget to turn around and see the incredible view of the beautiful Kayu Aro tea plantation, rice fields, the Rawa Bento wetlands, and Mt. Tujuh off in the distance. Once in the forest, be on the lookout for Yellow-handed Mitered Langurs (our endemic, orange leaf monkeys), lizards, and birds. You’ll hear the enchanting song of Siamang gibbons, and if you’re really lucky, you might even spot a family of them. After about 8 hours of hiking you will make camp.





Day 2 - On Top of the World

Before the sun rises, scramble an additional two hours up the scree and rubble until you reach the crater. Bask in the views. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to see lava bubbling far below in the bottom of the crater, and on a clear day you can see all the way to the Indian ocean to your west. Congratulations, you’re now the tallest person on Sumatra! After a little while, carefully make your way back down the mountain, making your way out of the jungle after about six hours.

Shelter III : Camping Ground

Top Of  Kerinci Mountain 3805 asl


Indonesia Highest Volcano Mountain 


Optional Day 3
To savor the hike (and make it a little easier), spend an extra night on the slopes of the volcano either going up or coming down. Slow and steady wins the race (and usually results in more wildlife spotting).


Summary
Difficulty: Difficult
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Bird Watching, Wildlife
Terrain: Jungle, Mountains
Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night
Months of Operation: Year Round,
Location: Gunung Kerinci
Nearest Town: Kersik Tuo


Conditions: It’s close to freezing at the top, so make sure you dress in layers and bring a warm beanie and gloves if you can. Best to avoid times of extended rain, but, as it sits within a tropical rainforest, be prepared for it. Most treks up the mountain start after an overnight in the village of Kersik Tuo, but it’s also possible to begin from Sungai Penuh.

As an active volcano, caution needs to be taken, and you climb at your own risk. When on the mountain, guides will judge whether they feel it’s safe to try to reach the summit, depending on weather and current volcanic activity levels, with guests expected to follow their lead.

Price includes a local guide and porter, transport within Airport to Kerinci (7/8 Hour), transport within Kerinci to and from the trail head, Acommodation, permits, and all food, Mineral Water and equipment.

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NATIONAL PARK JUNGLE TREKKING / 5 UNIQUE LAKES




Spend four or more days exploring five unique lakes in the southern reaches of Kerinci, closest to the village of Lempur, along with the surrounding diverse landscape. You’ll experience Sumatran wildlife and culture up close as you pass through ricefields and traditionally managed customary forests (hutan adat) of cinnamon, bamboo, and other forest crops, walk along (and through) small rivers and wetlands, swim in and paddle bamboo rafts on remote highland lakes, and explore pristine primary rainforest. If you’re lucky, you’ll spot (or hear) Siamang gibbons, leaf monkeys, hornbills, and a variety of bird and other animal life. A few of our guests have even been lucky enough to see Malayan Sun Bears and Sumatran Tigers!

Note: While this itinerary is for four days, it can easily be extended another day, which would add significantly more time within primary rainforest habitat, and a visit to a really remote waterfall. Alternatively, you could trim it down by a day to make it a three day/two night affair, still hitting all of the lakes, but slightly less time within primary forest. Let us know what best fits for you and we’ll make it happen!


SCHEDULE OF JOURNEY

Day 1 - Lake Nyalo and Lake Duo


From Sungaipenuh, get up early and travel one hour south to Lempur where your guide will be waiting for you. Take a motorcycle taxi (ojek) ride to the trailhead, about a further 10 minutes. The first lake you visit is Lake Nyalo, in the middle of a small wetlands area. Keep an eye out for pitcher plants, one variety of which is used by locals to prepare a traditional dish of steamed coconut rice. A few species of wild ducks and other aquatic birds call lake Nyalo home, and you can often hear a family of Siamang gibbons calling from the trees along the bank.
From Lake Nyalo, continue uphill about two hours until you reach the second lake: Lake Duo. Set up camp here, and enjoy the afternoon swimming or rafting on the lake and exploring the area.



Day 2 - Lake Kecik to  Manjuto River





The next day, spend some more time around Lake Duo in the cool of the morning before breaking camp. Head into the beautiful cinnamon forests on your way to the third lake: Lake Kecik, where you’ll take a short rest. Eventually you’ll come to a small coffee farm and wooden hut, after which you head into primary forest. As you keep an eye out for wildlife and their tracks, the guides will point out edible forest fruits and greens, and offer a few survival skill tips. Make camp near a cool mountain river, Sungai Manjuto, in the middle of the rainforest as the evening begins to creep in.



Day 3 - Through the Forests to Lake Kaco


From the Sungai Manjuto river, continue hiking through lush, untouched forests to Lake Kaco, the brilliantly blue swimming hole and natural aquarium deep in the forest, arriving in the afternoon. Jump off the tree hanging over the crystal clear waters, and swim around with the abundant fish. The refreshingly cool, underground spring-fed natural pool makes for a rejuvenating break after so many days of trekking. Set up camp in the forest surrounding the lake.




Day 4 - Waterfalls, Rice Paddies, and Lake Lingkat.


Wake up next to Lake Kaco and enjoy a leisurely morning swimming and relaxing in the lake. Eventually, pull yourself away and continue roughly three hours along forest trails looking for birds, wildlife and signs of other animals as you make your way out of the forest. Take a break at the Siluang Bersisik Emas waterfall before you exit the forest and continue your walk through idyllic rice paddies on your way to the final lake, Lake Lingkat. You’ll arrive back in Lempur generally by late afternoon or early evening. Stay in a homestay in Lempur, or continue an hour’s drive back to Sungai Penuh to a hotel.



SUMMARY: DIFFICULTY: Challenges ACTIVITIES: Walking, Camping, Bird
Watching, Photography, Wildlife, Jungle, and Swimming.

JOURNEY: Explore 5 Lakes, Adat Forest (Costum Forest), National Park (TNKS) and
Waterfall. Nearest Town: Lempur Village.



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OPEN TRIP MT. KERINCI 3805m , MT. TUJUH, and KACO LAKE (Blue Lagoon) 2017



OPEN TRIP 2017

PHASE 1 :
-          Trip                                          : Mt. Kerinci, Mt. Tujuh, and Kaco Lake
-          Date                                         : 24 – 29 January 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                        : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                         : IDR. 2.300.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                          : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 2 :
-          Trip                                           : Mt. Kerinci, Mt. Tujuh, and Kaco Lake
-          Date                                          : 10 – 15 February 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                         : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                          : IDR. 2.300.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                           : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 3 :
-          Trip                                           : Mt. Kerinci - Mt. Tujuh
-          Date                                          : 13 – 16 April 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                         : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                          : IDR. 1.750.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                           : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 4 :
-          Trip                                          : Mt. Kerinci - Mt. Tujuh
-          Date                                         : 28 April – 01 Mei 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                        : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                         : IDR. 1.750.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                          : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 5 :
-          Trip                                           : Mt. Kerinci – Kaco Lake
-          Date                                          : 11 Mei – 14 Mei 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                         : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                          : IDR. 1.850.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                           : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 6 :
-          Trip                                            : Mt. Kerinci, Mt. Tujuh, and Kaco Lake
-          Date                                           : 15 – 20 August 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                          : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                           : IDR. 2.400.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                            : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 7 :
-          Trip                                           : Mt. Kerinci, Mt. Tujuh, and Kaco Lake
-          Date                                          : 29 August – 03 September 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                         : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                          : IDR. 2.400.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                           : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)
PHASE 8 :
-          Trip                                          : Mt. Kerinci
-          Date                                         : 06  – 08 Oktober 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                        : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                         : IDR. 1.500.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                          : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 9 :
-          Trip                                          : Mt. Kerinci
-          Date                                         : 27 – 29 Oktober 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                        : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                         : IDR. 1.500.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                          : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 10 :
-          Trip                                         : Mt. Kerinci
-          Date                                        : 10 – 12 November 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                       : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                        : IDR. 1.500.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                         : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 11 :
-          Trip                                        : Mt. Kerinci – Kaco Lake
-          Date                                       : 30 November – 03 Desember 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                      : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                       : IDR. 1.850.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                        : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 12 :
-          Trip                                        : Mt. Kerinci, Mt. Tujuh, and Kaco Lake
-          Date                                       : 22 – 26 Desember 2017
-          Minimal Kuota                      : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                       : IDR. 2.400.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                        : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)

PHASE 13 :
-          Trip                                        : Mt. Kerinci, Mt. Tujuh, and Kaco Lake
-          Date                                       : 27 Desember 2017 – 01 January 2018
-          Minimal Kuota                      : 12 Pax (People)
-          Cost                                       : IDR. 2.400.000 / Pax
-          Meeting Point                        : Padang Airport (BIM) / Jambi Airport (Sultan Taha)



"If You Register More Than 15 Participants/member, Then You Will Get

A Free One Person For The Tour Leader During The Trip"


"For Registration Must Pay 30% / Person
From The List Price Of The Selected Trip"


PRICE INCLUDES :
-         Guide And Porter
-         Transport Within Kerinci To And From The Airport
-         Accommodation
-         Transport Within Kerinci To And From The Trail Head
-          National Park Permits
-          All Food And Drinking (B,L,D)
-          Camping Equipment.
-          Charter

PRICE NOT INCLUDES :
-          Travel Insurance
-          Headlamps
-         


Free Programs
-         
Sovenir
-          Extra Porter



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