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Danau Taman Hidup

At Taman Hidup Lake there is an old wooden pier which is usually a favorite spot for climbers to take
photos. The charm of Taman Living Lake can be enjoyed if climbers climb from the Bremi Route.
At Taman Hidup Lake, climbers can experience fresh air and slightly foggy weather. Not only that, Lake
Taman Hidup also has a calm and beautiful atmosphere.

Indonesia, renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse natural wonders, boasts one of its hidden gems in the form of Danau Taman Hidup, a picturesque lake nestled amidst lush greenery. Translated as “Lake of Life Garden,” this serene oasis is not only a feast for the eyes but also a sanctuary for biodiversity, offering visitors a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

A Natural Haven:

Located in the heart of Indonesia’s verdant forests, Danau Taman Hidup captivates with its crystal-clear waters reflecting the surrounding canopy of trees. The lake, formed thousands of years ago, holds within its depths a myriad of secrets and stories, beckoning explorers and nature enthusiasts alike to uncover its mysteries.

Biodiversity Hotspot:

What sets Danau Taman Hidup apart is its remarkable biodiversity. The lake and its surrounding ecosystem are home to a rich array of flora and fauna, many of which are endemic to the region. From vibrant tropical birds flitting among the branches to elusive mammals prowling the forest floor, every corner of this natural haven teems with life.


TheMenu

below is the standard menu that we usually use. If anything needs to be
changed/there are certain requests, you can contact us directly.

Day 1 :
Lunch: Nasi+empal+sayuran+telur
Dinner: Nasi+rawon
Coffee break: Teh, Kopi, Susu
Snack: buavita, cadburry, pocari sweat, sari roti,buah-buahan,makanan ringan, dll

Day 2 :

Summit: Oatmeal+pisang+strawberry
Puncak: Burger/Sandwitch/Roti bakar coklat, snack dan buah-buahan
Lunch: Nasi+sayur sop+sambal kecap+tempe+krupuk
Coffee break: Teh, kopi, susu, pisang goreng keju+cokelat
Dinner: Tom Yum daging

Day 3 :

Summit: Bubur kacang hijau+potongan roti
Puncak: Burger/Sandwitch/Roti bakar coklat, snack dan buah-buahan,
Lunch: Nasi+ayam goreng+tempe+tahu+lalapan+sambal

Day 4 :
Breakfast: Nasi goreng+telur+ayam
Lunch: Dimsum+Cap Cay
Snack: buavita, cadburry, pocari sweat, sari roti,buah-buahan,makanan ringan, dll.


Short itinerary

Day 1:

02.00Pick the group /traveler from Surabaya airport ( Juanda airport).
02.00 – 07.00The journey to baderan.
07.00 – 09.00Re-packing – Breakfast – Prepared for hiking.
09.00 – 10.00Ride by ojek to portal boundaries.
10.00 – 17.00Climbing to cikasur ( lunch on the way ).
18.00 – 19.00Dinner.
19.00stay over night.
Day 1

Day 2:

06.00 – 07.00Warming up.
07.00 – 09.00Breakfast,Re-packing – prepared.
09.00 – 17.00Hike to rawah embik ( get lunch at cisantor).
18.00 – 19.00Dinner.
19.00stay over night.
Day 2

Day 3:

06.00 – 07.00Warming up.
07.00 – 09.00Breakfast,Re-packing – prepared.
09.00 – 11.00Hike to lonceng Savanna
11.00 – 11.30Climbing to the Rengganis Summit ( get lunch ).
12.00 – 12.30climbing to Lonceng Savanna
12.30 – 13.30Climbing to Argopuro summit
13.30 – 13.45Climbing to the next summit , Hyang
14.00 – 17.30Climbing to Taman Hidup
18.00 – 19.00Dinner
19.00stay over night.
Day 3

Day 4:

06.00 – 08.00Breakfast – Re-packing – Prepared
08.00 – 09.00Explore Taman hidup
09.00 – 13.00Down hike to the basecamp,Ride ojek to the Hutan Damar.
15.00 – 20v.00transfere to the next destination ( Surabaya airport)
20.00Trip end.
Day 4

Rengganis Peak

Rengganis Peak is a favorite destination for climbers. Puncak Rengganis is located in an open area so
from there you can see the beauty of Padang Cikasur.
The main attraction of Puncak Rengganis is the remains of a damaged ancient site. Based on
circulating legends, this peak is believed to be a place for meditation
Dewi Rengganis, a princess from the Majapahit Kingdom.

Nestled in an expansive open area, Puncak Rengganis stands tall as a beloved destination for climbers seeking both adventure and enchantment. Situated amidst breathtaking landscapes, this peak offers not only panoramic views of the stunning Padang Cikasur but also whispers of ancient tales and mysteries waiting to be unraveled.

A Climber’s Paradise:

Puncak Rengganis beckons adventurers with its soaring heights and rugged terrain. Climbers from far and wide are drawn to the challenge of conquering its majestic summit, where every step brings them closer to the heavens and rewards them with unparalleled vistas of the surrounding countryside. As the crisp mountain air fills their lungs and the sun casts its golden glow upon the landscape, climbers find themselves immersed in a world of natural beauty and tranquility.

The Menu

below is the standard menu that we usually use. If anything needs to be
changed/there are certain requests, you can contact us directly.

Day 1 :
Lunch: Nasi+empal+sayuran+telur
Dinner: Nasi+rawon
Coffee break: Teh, Kopi, Susu
Snack: buavita, cadburry, pocari sweat, sari roti,buah-buahan,makanan ringan, dll

Day 2 :

Summit: Oatmeal+pisang+strawberry
Puncak: Burger/Sandwitch/Roti bakar coklat, snack dan buah-buahan
Lunch: Nasi+sayur sop+sambal kecap+tempe+krupuk
Coffee break: Teh, kopi, susu, pisang goreng keju+cokelat
Dinner: Tom Yum daging

Day 3 :

Summit: Bubur kacang hijau+potongan roti
Puncak: Burger/Sandwitch/Roti bakar coklat, snack dan buah-buahan,
Lunch: Nasi+ayam goreng+tempe+tahu+lalapan+sambal

Day 4 :
Breakfast: Nasi goreng+telur+ayam
Lunch: Dimsum+Cap Cay
Snack: buavita, cadburry, pocari sweat, sari roti,buah-buahan,makanan ringan, dll.


Short itinerary

Day 1:

02.00Pick the group /traveler from Surabaya airport ( Juanda airport).
02.00 – 07.00The journey to baderan.
07.00 – 09.00Re-packing – Breakfast – Prepared for hiking.
09.00 – 10.00Ride by ojek to portal boundaries.
10.00 – 17.00Climbing to cikasur ( lunch on the way ).
18.00 – 19.00Dinner.
19.00stay over night.
Day 1

Day 2:

06.00 – 07.00Warming up.
07.00 – 09.00Breakfast,Re-packing – prepared.
09.00 – 17.00Hike to rawah embik ( get lunch at cisantor).
18.00 – 19.00Dinner.
19.00stay over night.
Day 2

Day 3:

06.00 – 07.00Warming up.
07.00 – 09.00Breakfast,Re-packing – prepared.
09.00 – 11.00Hike to lonceng Savanna
11.00 – 11.30Climbing to the Rengganis Summit ( get lunch ).
12.00 – 12.30climbing to Lonceng Savanna
12.30 – 13.30Climbing to Argopuro summit
13.30 – 13.45Climbing to the next summit , Hyang
14.00 – 17.30Climbing to Taman Hidup
18.00 – 19.00Dinner
19.00stay over night.
Day 3

Day 4:

06.00 – 08.00Breakfast – Re-packing – Prepared
08.00 – 09.00Explore Taman hidup
09.00 – 13.00Down hike to the basecamp,Ride ojek to the Hutan Damar.
15.00 – 20v.00transfere to the next destination ( Surabaya airport)
20.00Trip end.
Day 4

Savannah in Padang Cikasur

To enjoy the charm of Padang Cikasur, climbers can take the Banderan route.
This spot has a river with very clear water and is covered with plants
watercress along the river.


This place for camping is a witness to Indonesian history.
In the past, Padang Cikasur was an airplane runway built during the Dutch colonial era.
Then, this base was controlled by the Japanese army until it was finally taken over by the
Indonesian National Army just before independence. The runway is now completecovered by savanna.

Nestled within the verdant landscape of Padang Cikasur lies a hidden gem that captivates with its vast expanse of golden grasslands and breathtaking beauty—the Savannah of Padang Cikasur. This picturesque savannah, with its sweeping vistas and rich biodiversity, offers visitors a glimpse into the untamed wilderness of Indonesia’s natural wonders.

A Tapestry of Golden Grasslands:

The Savannah of Padang Cikasur unfolds like a vast tapestry of golden hues, stretching as far as the eye can see. Bathed in the warm glow of the sun, the undulating grasslands dance in the gentle breeze, creating a scene of unparalleled serenity and tranquility. Visitors are invited to wander through this enchanting landscape, where every step brings them closer to the heart of nature’s beauty.

The Menu

below is the standard menu that we usually use. If anything needs to be
changed/there are certain requests, you can contact us directly.

Day 1 :
Lunch: Nasi+empal+sayuran+telur
Dinner: Nasi+rawon
Coffee break: Teh, Kopi, Susu
Snack: buavita, cadburry, pocari sweat, sari roti,buah-buahan,makanan ringan, dll

Day 2 :

Summit: Oatmeal+pisang+strawberry
Puncak: Burger/Sandwitch/Roti bakar coklat, snack dan buah-buahan
Lunch: Nasi+sayur sop+sambal kecap+tempe+krupuk
Coffee break: Teh, kopi, susu, pisang goreng keju+cokelat
Dinner: Tom Yum daging

Day 3 :

Summit: Bubur kacang hijau+potongan roti
Puncak: Burger/Sandwitch/Roti bakar coklat, snack dan buah-buahan,
Lunch: Nasi+ayam goreng+tempe+tahu+lalapan+sambal

Day 4 :
Breakfast: Nasi goreng+telur+ayam
Lunch: Dimsum+Cap Cay
Snack: buavita, cadburry, pocari sweat, sari roti,buah-buahan,makanan ringan, dll.


Short itinerary

Day 1:

02.00Pick the group /traveler from Surabaya airport ( Juanda airport).
02.00 – 07.00The journey to baderan.
07.00 – 09.00Re-packing – Breakfast – Prepared for hiking.
09.00 – 10.00Ride by ojek to portal boundaries.
10.00 – 17.00Climbing to cikasur ( lunch on the way ).
18.00 – 19.00Dinner.
19.00stay over night.

Day 2:

06.00 – 07.00Warming up.
07.00 – 09.00Breakfast,Re-packing – prepared.
09.00 – 17.00Hike to rawah embik ( get lunch at cisantor).
18.00 – 19.00Dinner.
19.00stay over night.

Day 3:

06.00 – 07.00Warming up.
07.00 – 09.00Breakfast,Re-packing – prepared.
09.00 – 11.00Hike to lonceng Savanna
11.00 – 11.30Climbing to the Rengganis Summit ( get lunch ).
12.00 – 12.30climbing to Lonceng Savanna
12.30 – 13.30Climbing to Argopuro summit
13.30 – 13.45Climbing to the next summit , Hyang
14.00 – 17.30Climbing to Taman Hidup
18.00 – 19.00Dinner
19.00stay over night.

Day 4:

06.00 – 08.00Breakfast – Re-packing – Prepared
08.00 – 09.00Explore Taman hidup
09.00 – 13.00Down hike to the basecamp,Ride ojek to the Hutan Damar.
15.00 – 20v.00transfere to the next destination ( Surabaya airport)
20.00Trip end.

Unveiling the Majesty of Mount Argopuro: A Climber’s Paradise

Nestled in the rugged wilderness of East Java, Indonesia, Mount Argopuro stands as a towering testament to the awe-inspiring beauty of nature’s grandeur. From its lofty peaks to its verdant valleys, this majestic mountain beckons adventurers from far and wide to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery. In this blog article, we’ll delve into the allure of Mount Argopuro and uncover the secrets that await those brave enough to ascend its slopes.

Exploring the Untamed Wilderness:

Mount Argopuro, with its rugged terrain and breathtaking vistas, offers a truly immersive wilderness experience for outdoor enthusiasts. From dense forests to cascading waterfalls, the mountain is a playground for those seeking adventure amidst nature’s splendor. As climbers traverse its challenging trails and navigate its rocky terrain, they are rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, a testament to the untamed beauty of Indonesia’s natural wonders.

Rich Biodiversity:

Beyond its stunning landscapes, Mount Argopuro is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, making it a hotspot for biodiversity. Rare and endemic species inhabit its forests, while alpine meadows bloom with vibrant wildflowers during the spring months. Birdwatchers will delight in the opportunity to spot elusive avian species, while wildlife enthusiasts may catch a glimpse of native mammals such as deer and wild boar roaming the mountainside.

Preparation Tips for Climbers:

Embarking on a challenging mountain climbing expedition requires careful preparation and planning. Here are some essential tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey to Mount Argopuro:

  1. Physical Conditioning: Train your body to endure the rigors of mountain climbing by engaging in regular cardio and strength training exercises. Focus on building endurance and strength in your legs, core, and upper body to tackle steep ascents and rocky terrain.
  2. Gear Checklist: Invest in high-quality climbing gear, including sturdy hiking boots, moisture-wicking clothing, a reliable backpack, trekking poles, and a waterproof jacket. Don’t forget to pack essentials such as a first-aid kit, plenty of water, high-energy snacks, and navigation tools like a map and compass.
  3. Acclimatization: Allow your body time to adjust to the altitude by spending a few days at lower elevations before attempting the summit. This will help prevent altitude sickness and improve your chances of a successful climb.
  4. Weather Awareness: Stay informed about weather conditions in the area and be prepared for sudden changes in temperature and visibility. Check local forecasts before setting out on your climb and be ready to adjust your plans accordingly.
  5. Respect Nature: Practice Leave No Trace principles and minimize your impact on the environment by staying on designated trails, packing out all trash, and respecting wildlife habitats. Remember, Mount Argopuro is a precious natural resource that must be preserved for future generations to enjoy.

Conclusion:

Mount Argopuro is more than just a mountain; it’s a testament to the indomitable spirit of exploration and the timeless beauty of the natural world. As climbers ascend its slopes and immerse themselves in its wild landscapes, they become part of a rich tapestry of adventure and discovery. So lace up your boots, pack your bags, and embark on an unforgettable journey to Mount Argopuro, where the thrill of the climb is matched only by the majesty of the mountain itself.

Essential Climbing Tips for Conquering Indonesia’s Majestic Peaks

Indonesia, with its diverse landscapes and towering peaks, offers climbers an array of exhilarating challenges and breathtaking vistas. From the volcanic slopes of Java to the rugged terrain of Papua, the archipelago is a playground for adventurers seeking to test their limits and connect with the natural world. In this blog, we’ll explore essential climbing tips to help you prepare for your next expedition in Indonesia.

1. Research Your Destination:

Before embarking on a climbing adventure in Indonesia, take the time to research your chosen destination thoroughly. Familiarize yourself with the terrain, weather patterns, and any potential hazards or challenges you may encounter along the way. Whether you’re tackling the iconic peaks of Bromo or venturing into the remote wilderness of Papua, knowledge is key to a safe and successful climb.

2. Prepare Physically and Mentally:

Climbing in Indonesia can be physically demanding, requiring strength, endurance, and mental resilience. Engage in regular cardio and strength training exercises to build your fitness levels and prepare your body for the rigors of the climb. Additionally, practice mindfulness and visualization techniques to cultivate mental focus and clarity, essential for staying calm and composed in challenging situations.

3. Pack Wisely:

When preparing for a climbing expedition in Indonesia, packing wisely is essential. Opt for lightweight, moisture-wicking clothing that provides protection from the elements while allowing for freedom of movement. Pack plenty of high-energy snacks and hydration supplies to keep you fueled and hydrated throughout the climb. Don’t forget to include essential gear such as climbing harnesses, ropes, helmets, and navigation tools like maps and compasses.

4. Acclimatize Properly:

Many of Indonesia’s highest peaks reach dizzying altitudes, making acclimatization a crucial aspect of any climbing expedition. Take the time to gradually ascend to higher elevations, allowing your body to adjust to the reduced oxygen levels and prevent altitude sickness. Listen to your body and be prepared to adjust your pace or altitude gain if you experience symptoms such as headaches, nausea, or dizziness.

5. Respect Local Customs and Culture:

As you embark on your climbing journey in Indonesia, remember to respect the customs and culture of the local communities you encounter along the way. Seek permission before entering sacred sites or protected areas, and adhere to any cultural or environmental regulations set forth by local authorities. By fostering positive relationships with the communities that call these mountains home, you’ll not only enrich your climbing experience but also contribute to the sustainable development of the region.

6. Leave No Trace:

Last but not least, practice Leave No Trace principles to minimize your impact on the environment and preserve the natural beauty of Indonesia’s mountains for future generations. Pack out all trash, dispose of waste properly, and avoid disturbing wildlife or vegetation. By leaving the mountains as pristine as you found them, you’ll ensure that they remain a source of inspiration and adventure for years to come.

Conclusion:

Climbing in Indonesia offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes and challenge yourself in new and exciting ways. By following these essential climbing tips and embracing the spirit of adventure, you’ll be well-equipped to conquer Indonesia’s majestic peaks and create memories that will last a lifetime. So lace up your boots, pack your gear, and embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Indonesia’s wild beauty.

Fueling Your Adventure: Indonesian Food for Climbing Mount Argopuro

Embarking on a climbing expedition to Mount Argopuro in Indonesia is not only a test of physical endurance but also an opportunity to savor the rich culinary heritage of the archipelago. As you ascend the rugged slopes and navigate the challenging terrain, proper nutrition becomes essential for sustaining energy levels and fueling your adventure. In this article, we’ll explore the diverse and delicious array of Indonesian foods that are perfect for fueling your climb up Mount Argopuro.

1. Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice):

A staple of Indonesian cuisine, Nasi Goreng is a flavorful and filling dish that provides the perfect balance of carbohydrates, protein, and vegetables to keep you energized during your climb. Made with stir-fried rice, eggs, vegetables, and a variety of spices, Nasi Goreng is often served with chicken, beef, or shrimp for added protein. Portable and easy to pack, it’s an ideal meal for fueling up before hitting the trail.

2. Mie Goreng (Fried Noodles):

Similar to Nasi Goreng but made with noodles instead of rice, Mie Goreng is another popular Indonesian dish that’s perfect for climbers on the go. Packed with vegetables, protein, and savory flavors, Mie Goreng provides a hearty and satisfying meal that will keep you fueled for hours of climbing. Additions such as tofu, chicken, or seafood can boost the protein content and provide essential nutrients for muscle recovery and repair.

3. Sate (Satay):

For a quick and convenient source of protein, look no further than Sate, Indonesia’s famous skewered meat dish. Whether it’s chicken, beef, or lamb, Sate is a delicious and portable snack that’s perfect for refueling during breaks in your climb. Paired with a side of peanut sauce and served with rice or bread, Sate provides a tasty and satisfying burst of energy that will keep you going strong on the trail.

4. Bakso (Meatball Soup):

When the temperatures drop and you’re in need of a warm and comforting meal, Bakso is the perfect choice. This flavorful meatball soup is made with a hearty broth, tender beef or chicken meatballs, and a variety of vegetables and spices. Packed with protein and essential nutrients, Bakso is a filling and nourishing meal that will replenish your energy stores and keep you warm and satisfied during your climb.

5. Pisang Goreng (Fried Bananas):

No climbing expedition in Indonesia would be complete without a sweet treat to satisfy your cravings. Pisang Goreng, or fried bananas, are a popular snack that’s both delicious and nutritious. Served hot and crispy, Pisang Goreng provides a quick source of energy and a satisfyingly sweet flavor that will boost your mood and keep you motivated as you tackle the challenging terrain of Mount Argopuro.

Conclusion:

As you prepare for your climbing expedition to Mount Argopuro, don’t forget to pack a variety of delicious Indonesian foods to keep you fueled and energized along the way. From hearty meals like Nasi Goreng and Mie Goreng to portable snacks like Sate and Pisang Goreng, Indonesian cuisine offers a wealth of options to suit every climber’s tastes and dietary needs. So pack your appetite, stock up on these tasty treats, and get ready to savor the flavors of Indonesia as you conquer the majestic peaks of Mount Argopuro.