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Mount Semeru Volcano

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Malang, Indonesia
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Awesome hike, amazing views and scenery

Got an ojek from Bromo to Ranu Pane, registered and hired a tent and sleeping bag (100,000 rupiah... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sean F
Tough summit attack but beautiful view at the summit and along the track

Typical of all Indonesian mountain, the hike to the peak is challenging - 45 degrees hike on loose... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“ranu kumbolo” (36 reviews)
“summit attack” (10 reviews)
“ranu pane” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Malang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got an ojek from Bromo to Ranu Pane, registered and hired a tent and sleeping bag (100,000 rupiah for both for two days). The mats seemed so thin I didn’t bother for the extra weight. Started hike at about 11.30am to 12pm and reached Kalimati...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical of all Indonesian mountain, the hike to the peak is challenging - 45 degrees hike on loose sand gravel and stones. Dangerous because stone will roll and hit people below you, and for every step uphill you take, you will slide down 2 steps....More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is the tallest mountain in Java and provides spectacular views from Bromo. But you need to go to Mount Bromo before sunrise to have a good view. By mid-morning mountain cover with the clouds.

Thank Prasad T
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Recommend to go here on fasting month, or else it can get quite full with visitors. The mountain is beautiful! Especially the hidden treasure of ranukumbolo lake. Just a piece of heaven on earth. From Malang, you need to go to Tumpang, which take about...More

Thank La_livian
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of descriptions of the home itself so I'll leave you to read those. What I will say is that this hike is utterly incredible, you see such a variety of landscapes and the final 'summit attack' is like nothing I've ever experienced....More

Thank Callum M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is the highest volcano in Java, so I won't recommend it for inexperienced hikers. People usually spend 3D/2N here. Day 1: start from Ranupane, stop at Ranukumbolo and stay for a night. There is a large lake here, where you can resupply waters. Day...More

1  Thank winarcht
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We did the Mt Semeru trek with Helios, a tour company based in Malang and it was amazing! We had the best of guides and also the porters were incredibly friendly. We did it in 2D/2N which was very doable. The first day you hike...More

2  Thank Sofie V
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is my first time and also first chance to go to mountain. We have planned to this place about 4 mount before goes. So we have any preparation, like : physics, economic, and healthy inside (re : rohani). Before we go, my friends said...More

Thank Eka P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

First, based on hiking approval only allowed to hike up to Kalimati. Actually 3 days 2 nights is sufficient to reach Semeru peak and back to base camp. You can add another night to spend time and Ranu Kumbolo again. Itinerary: 4-5 hours to Ranu...More

Thank romyperdanap
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We did the climb in 2D/1N and were advised that whilst most Westerners did this the locals tended to do a 3D/2N visit. If you have got time then I would recommend doing what the locals do. We set off from Ranupani around 8 a.m....More

Thank Alan C
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Idris K
8 August 2017|
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Response from winarcht | Reviewed this property |
Be careful, dude. The weather changes rapidly, two weeks ago there was a storm in Kalimati. Temperature could drop to near zero. Don't force yourself, know your limit. Take care.
9 April 2017|
Response from mayurs74 |
you can contact Mr Thomas at ranupani. He can arrange everything for you. Google him.
Shahrulnidza D
16 January 2017|
Response from Delfi A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Shahrul, You can go roaming around by jeep for Mt. Bromo trip until Ranupani, Ranupani is the last place for car to be parked if we'd like to hike Mt Semeru. Anyway you have to try hike Mt Semeru at least until... More