Description

Mount Kerinci (also known as Gunung Kerinci), standing at 3805m, is the highest volcano in Indonesia and the highest peak in Sumatra. It is surrounded by the lush forest of Kerinci Seblat National Park, home to the endangered species of Sumatran Tiger Sumatran Rhinoceros. The area around Kerinci has 15 lakes, of which the most beautiful is Danau Kaco. The name “Danau Kaco” is translated as “Lake Mirror”- a seeming reference too clean like blue mirror. At an impressive height of 1500masl. Experience a tranquil night camping around the lake where you can gaze the light when full moon in the night.

Duration: 05 Days/04 Nights
Grade: Challenging
Starts/Ends: Padang, West Sumatra/Padang, West Sumatra
Climbing Season: During the dry months from March to September
Rainy Season: October to February

Services:

  • Mountain Guide (License of Indonesian Mountain Guide Association)
  • National Park entrance permit
  • All transportation during trip
  • Accommodation at Guesthouse mentioned in the itinerary based Twin/triple Share
  • Pick up & drop off at Padang airport (up to 4 people using private transportation)
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Activities

Day – 1st (D) : Padang Airport – Kersik Tuo

Upon as earlier as possible to arrive in Padang airport, meet and greet with our local guide/driver and then directly transfer to Kersik tuo for 7 hours driving. You can ask the guide/driver If you need to buy personal need in Padang before heading to Kersik tuo village. On the way to Kersik tuo village where you will spend the night before the climb up the kerinci volcano. You will pass beautiful landscape of the Bung Hatta National Forest and small cinnamon and fruit plantations. Arrived at kersik tuo village in the afternoon. check in at simple guest house with stunning view around tea plantations, fresh weather and friendly people.

Days – 2nd (B, L, D) : Kersik Tuo Village – Mount Kerinci Trekking

After breakfast at guest house, preparation for Kerinci climbing, Meet and greet with mount Kerinci guide and porters teams then drop you by local transport to the Pintu Rimba with the Altitude 1.600 Masl then by feet, climbing up 8 hours to Shelter 3 (Altitude 3349 Masl), arrived, rest and overnight in the tent for the summit attack on the following morning

Days – 3rd (B,D) : Kerinci Summit Trekking – Kersik Tuo Village 

Wake up call 3Am, light breakfast, then begin climbing up to the summit of Mount Kerinci(3.805M) for enjoying the spectacular sunrise, The beautiful landscape, taking picture on the top and you are becoming the highest men in Sumatra. By 8am back to shelter 3 and breakfast, enjoy breakfast, then walk down to Pintu Rimba for 5 hours. Drive to local Guest House, arrived in the afternoon, resting, take a bath and Overnight at Home Stay.

Days – 4th (D)  : Kersik Tuo Village – Lake Kaco – Padang Airport

Start Early morning by Public or Carter drive  to Lempur Village and walk to Lake Kaco, take 2-3 hours trekking, in the lakes we can swimming and relaks afternoon return to Kersik Tuo. arrived in the afternoon, resting, take a bath and having meals before night driving to Padang airport.

Days – 5th : Arrive at Padang

Arrive at Padang airport on the following morning, catch up with early flight to your onwards flight. End Trip

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Include & Exclude

Trekking Include:

  • Transportation & Pick up service at Padang airport return
  • Homestay
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Mineral water
  • Snack/fruite
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Camping Equipment (tent max 3 person, cooking set, matress)
  • Mountain Porter(brings camping equipment)
  • Sleeping bag By request
  • First Aid
  • Mountain Guide
  • National Park entrance permit
  • Sertificate (summiter)
  • Insurance During Trip
  • Documentation (Photos and Cinematic Video)

Exclude:

  • Flight Ticket
  • All meals not indicated
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • All expenses of a personal nature
  • Personal Porter
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Need to know

  • About payment please check our booking & payment condition
  • Schedule can be change without any prior notice due to unforeseen weather circumstance, force majeur or other safety reason
  • Please bring all the equipment in exclude list your trekking comfort
  • Do not littering, please bring all your trash or you can give it to the porter
  • Please obey the rule and instruction from your guide
  • Stay focus and keep safety first do not hesitate to inform your guide for any troubles during trip
  • Please inform your health condition before the trip start for your convenience
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1 review for Expedition Mt.Kerinci and Lake Kaco (Foreigner) 5D/4N

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Soraya Sarasuwan

    Although the weather closes on the summit Mt.kerinci, The way is always beautiful. The guide is very good.

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