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Hiking generally refers to a long, vigorous journey that usually takes a small trail or footsteps. In Indonesia, it is often described as a trip to the top of the mountain. This activity is generally carried out by nature lovers. Hiking can be done within a day's journey or maybe more and most likely equipped with the necessary equipment to conquer the terrains that are traversed.
 
Indonesia is known as an archipelagic country surrounded by sea and active volcanoes. This country is rich in hiking trails that offer stunning views while walking along them. Traverse rice fields, beat winding tracks, trek through tropical rain forests, wade through expanses of grasslands, explore hidden white sand beaches, and much more. Some of these views that visitors may find while hiking the mountains in Indonesia.
 
Swipe right to know more of the three hiking trails in Indonesia worth visiting when exploring the archipelago of Indonesia.
 

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Mount Ijen is a mountain with a height of 2,386 meters above sea level, this mountain also a tourist destination in Banyuwangi Regency, East Java Province. Mount Ijen has fairly easy road access to reach its last vehicle stop post or well known as the Paltuding post. The local government has prepared road infrastructure from Banyuwangi City to Paltuding Post with smooth asphalt road contours and it takes about 1 hour driving time from Banyuwangi City.
 
The hiking distance from the Paltuding post to the summit is about 3.4 km. Visitors have to hike on foot to reach the top. The distance has been calculated according to the bends traversed during the trip. This distance has not been added to the distance from the summit down to the crater which is about 700 meters. Then the distance from the summit to the sunrise spot is about +1 kilometer. The traversed terrain of the road is the red contour soil with a little sand. The road area ranges from 1.5 to 3 meters and there are some roads with ravine on its left and right sides. Use sandals or trekking shoes with a rough bottom texture to reduce the risk of slipping. Since hiking activities are carried out in the middle of the night, lighting equipment such as flashlights has a vital role.
 
There are at least three main attractions in mount Ijen. Starting with the Blue Fire phenomenon, which is a blue fire that commonly appears in the middle of sulfur mining. Blue Fire itself can be seen in the early hours of the morning until 5 am. Not only for local tourists, this phenomenon is also in great demand by foreign tourists. The Blue Fire in Ijen Crater itself is one of the two Blue Fires in the world. Apart from being a tourist area, Ijen Crater is also a place for sulfur miners to do their work and visitors can witness their activities. Some of the sulfur that the miners get is made into souvenirs. The last attraction in Ijen Crater is the panorama of Ijen Crater itself. The expanse of the Manisrejo tree with reddish leaves with yellowish wall rocks is a sight that visitors will get.
 
With its attractions, Mount Ijen can be a tourist destination for visitors who are exploring the archipelago of Indonesia, especially in the East Java Province. Let's plan your trip to Mount Ijen with Nusantoura Travel and explore the archipelago of Indonesia. Click the button below to contact us.
 

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Mount Rinjani is the 2nd highest volcano in Indonesia with a height of 3,726 meters above sea level and is included in the ranks of the 7 summits of Indonesia. Mount Rinjani is one of the favorite mountains for mountaineers because of the beautiful scenery along the hiking trail. The vast caldera with the presence of Lake Segara Anak inside it, makes anyone tempted to climb this highest mountain in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Province.
 
There are several hiking trails that can be found to reach the top of Mount Rinjani, one of the most famous hiking trails is the Sembalun Trail. Sembalun is a sub-district in East Lombok which is also a highland area and is an hour's drive from Mataram City. Sembalun Basecamp is located at an altitude of about 1,156 meters above sea level. The air tends to be cold at night and cool until the afternoon. There are several hiking posts on this Sembalun route before conquering the peak of Rinjani. From Sembalun Basecamp to the hiking gate, it takes 30 minutes by driving and followed by a 9 hour hike on foot to reach the top of Rinjani, plus about 2.5 hours to return to Plawangan Sembalun to explore Lake Segara Anak with a travel time of 6 hours from Plawangan Sembalun. With the long hiking durations to conquer Rinjani, visitors need to set up a tent in the middle of this hiking trip.
 
The attraction of Mount Rinjani to attract visitors to climb this mountain is its natural beauty with contour lines, shrubs, and wide and exotic savanna. In addition, the presence of Lake Segara Anak at its caldera becomes a strong magnet for visitors to conquer the peak of Rinjani. Segara Anak Lake is a volcanic lake which is part of the crater of Mount Rinjani. The lake which has an area of ​​about 1100 hectares with a depth of more than 230 meters has a water temperature of 20-22 degrees Celsius and is relatively warm when compared to the surrounding air temperature. Visitors also can find hot springs that can be used for bathing near this volcanic lake.
 
With its attractions, Mount Rinjani can be a tourist destination for visitors who are exploring the archipelago of Indonesia, especially in the West Nusa Tenggara Province. Let's plan your trip to Mount Rinjani with Nusantoura Travel and explore the archipelago of Indonesia. Click the button below to contact us.
 

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Mount Batur is a very popular active volcano in Bali. Mount Batur is one of the special mountains in Bali, because it is considered a natural phallus which has an important meaning for the life of the Balinese people. This ancient mountain is very well known to tourists because of its very charming sunrise view and the beautiful scenery of its ​​​​crater, caldera and lake.
 
To reach the top of Mount Batur, visitors can use four different hiking trails. The Toya Bungkah hiking trail is the most widely used option. Toya Bungkah Basecamp is very easy to find and even these hiking trails are able to be hiked without a guide. The height of the basecamp is about 1100 meters above sea level and the approximate distance to be reached from the basecamp area to its summit is around 4.5 kilometers. The hiking route through the Toya Bungkah is the easiest to be reached, even from the basecamp to the third post can be reached by motorbike trail.
 
The attraction possessed by Mount Batur is the shape of the black caldera. To form such a beautiful caldera required a fairly long process from the 29th centuries ago. Mount Batur has also officially become the first Geopark in Indonesia because of its uniqueness and the determination of Mount Batur as a Geopark has met the requirements set by UNESCO. In addition, this mountain is also rich in historical stories and proves that Mount Batur has high ecological and cultural value. There is also Lake Batur with its beautiful and unique features. This lake is right in the middle of this mountain area and can be seen from the top of Mount Batur. The lake which has a shape resembling a crescent moon is a popular spot for visitors to take pictures.
 
With its attractions, Mount Batur can be a tourist destination for visitors who are exploring the archipelago of Indonesia, especially in the Bali Province. Let's plan your trip to Mount Batur with Nusantoura Travel and explore the archipelago of Indonesia. Click the button below to contact us.
 

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