Mount Merapi (2,930m) – Overnight Trek

Mount Merapi (2,930m) is an extremely popular overnight trek in Indonesia. It is an active volcano but can be done with little to no experience on the mountains. It is easily accessible from Yogjakarta and usually combined with exploring the cultural city of Yogjakarta. 

It is currently closed and not available for hiking. Do check out our other Yogyakarta itineraries or Gunung Merbabu which lies opposite Mount Merapi.  


Mount Merapi is located in Indonesia, 2 hours away from the city of Yogjakarta. The base village is Selo village.

Climbing Season

All year round


There is constant monitoring of the volcanic activity and the guides are all equipped with communication devices.

Why Merapi?

You should do it if you are looking for a hike slightly more challenging for beginners yet doable.
The trek terrain is very similar to Mount Rinjani's summit push so Merapi does act as a training ground for future hikes.

Prior Experience Required :
A lot of willpower

Merapi Trek

$65 / pax
  • Mountain Guide (1 guide per 3 person)
  • Merapi Entrance Fees/Climbing Permit
  • Bottled Water
  • Transport from Hotel in Yogyakarta and back
  • Porter
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flights
  • Meals

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