Access and Route to Climb Kumbolo LakeMount Semeru is a volcano that is still active and as the highest mountain on the island of Java with an altitude of 3.676mdpl. Mount Semeru is known by a beauty contained in it, one of the most phenomenal place in the area of Mount Semeru is Ranu Kumbolo.
Ranu Kumbolo is a lake area located in Lumajang Regency and also Malang Regency, East Java. The location is in Tengger mountains, located at the foot of Mount Semeru, Kumbolo has 15 hectare, this location is the starting point for the departure of climbing at Mount Semeru. In this temple also provided a camp for climbers who will be ready to climb to the top of the mountain.
So how to do a access and route to Climb Kumbolo Lake ?, The journey starts from passing a small village named Ranu Pani village, from this village we will start the climb. Previously the climbers must go through a journey from the city of Surabaya or Malang city to the village Tumpang which can be reached by vehicle with a duration of about 3 hours from Malang and 6 hours from Surabaya, after arriving in the new Tumpang village can proceed to the lake pani by rent Jeep vehicle rental, Arriving at the village of ranu pani, and the visitors can do climbing trip to Ranu Kumbolo.
In Ranu pani village, you can register to climb and be given to the checkpoints located in the village, then you continue the journey to Lake Kumbolo which is located at the foot of Mount Semeru. In the early stages you will have a smooth asphalt road and then enter a forest that starts winding but still not uphill, more or less a trip to Lake Ranu Kumbolo is 4 hours, with the beauty of the lake presented, this place the climbers will start to camp and Overnight, natural phenomenon milky way ranu kumbolo can also be witnessed here, In this place you you will feel the paradise tour.
If the climbers are still not satisfied just enjoy the beauty of the lake Kumbolo course, the climbers can continue the journey conquered the peak Semeru, the route starts from the lake Kumbolo towards Kalimati camp. The previous climbers will take a trip to oro ombo by passing a love hill. From oro lombo journey proceed to kalimati. In kalimati you have to stay overnight before continuing to peak Semeru.
Travel from Kalimati, you continue to climb to Arcopodo and continue the trip to Mahameru or summit of Mount Semeru with height 3,676M above sea level with sand climbing duration which required is about 5 - 6 Hours, here climber will start to feel challenge of cold degree Felt about 4 - 10 degrees centigrade.