Mount Argopuro

DAY 1 – SURABAYA  : ARRIVAL DAY, SURABAYA TO BESUKI

5 hours driving, time estimates are approximate

Welcome to Surabaya, the second biggest city in Indonesia and the start of our adventure! One of our Airport Representatives will be on hand to greet you when your plane lands, then take you to local restaurant for welcome breakfast of the famous Surabaya’s chicken noodle soup.  We’ll have a lengthy drive today from Surabaya to Besuki town as we come nearer to the trek’s starting point. You’ll catch your first glimpse of mountain scenery today. We’ll have a final briefing in the evening and then turn in early in advance of a big day tomorrow.  Today’s overnight will be in local hotel in Besuki.

DAY 2 – BESUKI TO BADERAN THEN ALUN-ALUN KECIL CAMPSITE

Baderan 770m/2526ft Trekking 7 hours, time estimates are approximate

This is it ! We’ll leave Besuki bright and early and drive to Baderan village, where we’ll take the first, easy stroll of the journey.  The track climbs steadily through agricultural land, Protected Forest and into the National Park. Will stop for lunch at the first water source at elevation of 1,810m/5938ft, then continue trekking to the first meadow.

Overnight : Camping

DAY 3 – ALUN-ALUN KECIL CAMPSITE TO CIKASUR CAMPSITE

Alun-alun kecil campsite 2040m/6693ft Trekking 4 hours, time estimates are approximate

Today will be an easy day, we trek the superb savanna sceneries with pine forest and tropical jungle in between, where wild peacocks, pig, deer, pheasant, and fowl are often seen along the trek, be ready to encounter with them. The path of savanna will take us to the abandon former Dutch airstrip , then enjoy the solitude of beautiful Cikasur savannah for the rest of the day.

Overnight : Camping

DAY 4 – CIKASUR CAMPSITE TO SABANA LONCENG CAMPSITE.

Cikasur campsite 2,215m/7267ft Trekking 5 hours, time estimates are approximate

We’re still following the savanna trail as a new day begins, climbing steadily through casuarina forest interspersed with open meadows, our path to next camp is not a boring one, overnight just in the saddle between the Rengganis and Argopuro peaks.

Overnight : Camping

DAY 5 – SABANA LONCENG – SUMMIT MOUNT ARGOPURO – TAMAN HIDUP LAKE

Sabana Lonceng Campsite 2986m/9797ft Trekking 6 hours, time estimates are approximate

The trek today take us to the Rengganis crater with the ruins of the Hindu temple and ascend to Argopuro peak. From this campsite the track ascend to each peak just under 1 hour each way. After that the trek descends heads towards to Taman Hidup lake,  quite steep track but offers great views of the mountains and valleys, then embrace the serenity once you reach the lake.

Overnight : Camping

DAY 6 – TAMAN HIDUP LAKE TO BREMI VILLAGE

Taman Hidup Lake 2,000m/ 6581ft Trekking 4 hours

This is your last day on the mountain, which can be bittersweet. So enjoy your morning, grab your breakfast before the 4 hours final trekking to the village, and then transfer you back to Surabaya. Today we’ll ensure that you get to the airport with time to spare, taking our final leave and we’ll be happy to get your feedback on our trip.