Mount Sumbing Experience

Mount Sumbing Experience, Wonosobo

Sumbing Mountain is a volcano located in Central Java, Indonesia. (Peak height 3,371 meters above sea level), Mount Sumbing is the third highest mountain on the island of Java after Mount Semeru and Mount Slamet. This mountain is administratively located in three districts, namely Magelang, Temanggung Regency, and Wonosobo Regency. Together with Mount Sindoro, Mount Sumbing forms a twin mountain landscape, such as Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu, when viewed from Temanggung.

Between this mountain and Mount Sindoro is crossed by a provincial road that connects the city of Temanggung and the city of Wonosobo. This road is usually nicknamed "Kledung Pass". The last eruption was recorded in 1730, which formed a lava dome with lava flow towards the edge of the lowest crater, Mt.Sumbing has a Bukit Dipterocarp forest area, Upper Dipterocarp forest, Montane forest, and Ericaceous forest or mountain forest. Most of the mountain slope area has been used for agricultural land.

Sumbing Mountain is one of the mountains that must be climbed, because this is where you can feel the natural beauty of Java which is extraordinary. There are several climbing routes to reach Mount Sumbing. Want to know, right?  Come on, see the explanation from the following Java Private Tour!

Garung Path,
Garung is a path that is very suitable for you who are still beginners, because the road is not so uphill.  In addition, the base camp is also easy to find because it is on the side of the road.  This path is usually crowded with climbers, so it is suitable for you who are the first time here.  The travel time is 8-9 hours, depending on the speed you walk.  There are 3 posts that you will pass in about 3-4 hours and reach the Sejati Peak in about 5 hours.

Capit Parakan Path,
The location of this base camp is in the village of Capit, Parakan, Temanggung Regency.  Although rarely passed by climbers, but on this path you will get a beautiful view.  The travel time for this route is very short, which is 7 hours by passing 3 posts and reaching the top of Buntu.

Angkrik River Path,
The next hiking route to Sumbing Mountain is Kali Angkrik. There are 2 basecamps here in the Village of Butuh and Mangli. The trekking path here is quite uphill.  You will pass post 4 and post 2 to arrive at the top in about 6 hours.  If you pass this path, take the time to watch the sunrise at post 4. This is where you will see heaven on clouds, namely Mount Merapi and Merbabu.

Bowongso Path,
The Bowongso Line is quite famous but very quiet, because the track is full of challenges and obstacles. However, all tired will be paid off by the beautiful savanna landscape and the peak of Rajawali and Garung. The distance if passing Bowongso is about 7 hours.

Sipetung Path,
Finally, the Sipetung route is quite challenging with a distance of about 7-8 hours. Sipetung itself is located in Jambu Village, Kledung District, Temanggung Regency.  For Friends Traveler who wants to climb Mount Sumbing can pass the hiking trail above, yes. Don't forget to always obey safety rules, keep clean, don't leave anything on the mountain except traces and memories, so... when do you want to explore the Sumbing Mountain with Java PrivateTour?


*Click HERE to find out more information about our Java-Bali Trip.


Discover Java and Bali with Your Own Private Driver