There are many things to do which are exciting and fun when visiting mount Merapi Yogyakarta. Mount Merapi becomes one of the most popular tourism destinations in Yogyakarta. For people who like adventure, hiking or climbing to the top of mount Merapi becomes great way to spend the holiday in Yogyakarta. In weekend or holiday, this destination is visited by many tourist both local and foreign tourists. You can try different way to enjoy the beauty and atmosphere in mount Merapi. You can choose to climb mount Merapi and found beautiful view of sunrise and the landscape around Merapi from the top of the mountain. But, if you want to feel the nature and nuance after eruption in the mountain side then you can try Yogyakarta Merapi volcano tour offered there. You can have fun and shaky trip around Merapi side and visit many places to know how the situation of the villages around after eruption.
If you want to try different adventure and experience when visiting mount Merapi Yogyakarta, you can try these things. They will make your holiday in Merapi become very challenging and also fun.
- Trying Merapi Lava Tour
One of the most popular things to do in Merapi is Merapi volcano tour jeep that allows the visitors to explore Merapi side using jeep. The visitors can visit many places in Merapi sides with special route that connect one places to the another places. Each jeep can carry for 4 people. The service for this tour is usually available in the morning until early evening, however, if the visitor wants to see sunrise, this service also available in early morning.
- Exploring Gendol and Opak River
Using tour jeep service, the visitor can visit and explore Kali Gendol or Kali Opak which isbecomes the river that is passed by the lava during the eruption. These rivers stretch near Kaliadem and Petung village which also affected by the eruption and now become the tourism destination in Merapi.
- Visiting Kaliadem and Petung Village
If you want to see the impact that caused by the last eruption of mount Merapi, then you can visit Kaliadem and also Petung village that located near Gendol and Opak river. Here, you can see the rest of things that left after eruption. The ruin of broken house and broken motorcycle, dead animal skull and many things can be seen in this area. You can see how terrifying the eruption is.
Exploring the nature of mount Merapi becomes the best way to spend your holiday. It offers you both fun and challenge to explore the places where the great disaster ever happened. Here you can feel the real adventure in different way. If you are visiting Yogyakarta, do not forget to visit and try the adventure in exploring mount Merapi. You can try to climb and hike to the top of mount Merapi to enjoy the beauty and landscape. However, you can also try to explore the mountain side using jeep when visiting mount Merapi Yogyakarta.