Mt Kerinci (3805m)

Mount Kerinci (3805m) & Seven Lakes (1996m) Camp
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Destinations: Padang Airport – Kersik Tuo Village – Camp III – Mt Kerinci Summit– Kersik Tuo Village – Seven Mountain Lakes Camp – Padang – Padang Airport

Scheduled Date: 25-30 May 2018

Mt. Kerinci, dominates the rugged landscape between the border of Jambi and Padang. At 3,805m It is situated within Kerinci-Seblat National Park that is spread over West Sumatra, South Sumatra, Jambi and Bengkulu Provinces – home to Sumatran rhinos, tigers and elephants. As the highest volcano in Indonesia, it is surrounded by magnificent views of rain forests, lakes, rivers, and waterfalls that will satisfy your craving of a wild nature adventure.

After the trek at Kerinci, we will proceed to trek & camp at Gunung Tujuh Lake, relax at the lake to enjoy the chill and fresh climate with average temperature ranges from 16-24 degree celcius.

Optional extension: sightseeing tour in Padang,  climb Mt Marapi, relax at Bukittinggi

Note:

  • Not recommended for people who has certain health issues, such as heart attack, epilepsy, high-blood pressure, vertigo, and other complications.
  • Training before trip recommended.

 

Day 1 : Padang Airport – Kersik Tuo Village (7~9hrs by car, 1519m) Overnight guesthouse (LD)

Day 2 : Kersik Tuo Village (1519m) – Camp III Mt Kerinci (4-6 hrs trek, 3306m). Overnight tent (BLD)

Day 3 : Camp III Mt Kerinci (3306m) – Summit (3-4hrs trek, 3805m)– Kersik Tuo Village (4-6 hrs trek, 1519m). Overnight Guesthouse (BLD)

Day 4 : Kersik Tuo Village (1519m) – Gunung Tujuh Lakes (2-3hrs trek, 1996m). Overnight tent (BLD)

Day 5 : Gunung Tujuh Lakes – Kersik Tuo Village – Padang. Overnight hotel (BLD)

Day 6 : Depart airport (B)

6-Days Mt Kerinci & Seven Mountain Lakes (Gunung Tujuh Lakes) Camp
Tour Code: AINDO-KTB_06
Itinerary subject to changes

Day 1 : Padang Airport – Kersik Tuo Village (7~9hrs drive, 1518m).  (-/L/D)
0915 Airport pick up at meeting point (Minangkabau Airport)
0930 Drive to Kerinci with stop for lunch at local restaurant. (7 – 8 hours drive)
1700 Arrive at Guesthouse – Kayu Aro Kerinci or similar
1900 Dinner
2000 Briefing for climbing.
2100 Rest

Day 2 : Kersik Tuo Village (1518m) – Camp III Kerinci (4~6hrs, 3306m) (B/L/D)
0600 Preparing for climbing trips.
0700 Breakfast.
0730 Transfer to climbing gate.
0830 Start trekking through forest to campsite
1100 Arrived at Shelter 1 Mount Kerinci for rest and lunch.
1230 Continue the trek to Shelter 2 & 3 Mount Kerinci.
1530 Arrive at Shelter 2 (3100 m)
1700 Arrive at Shelter 3 (3306 m)
1800 Enjoyed the sunset and warm coffee, snack, dinner

Day 3 : Camp III Kerinci (3306m)– Summit (2-3 hrs, 3805m) – Kersik Tuo Village (1518m) (B/L/D)
0300 Get up early, adjust to the weather and breakfast (bread, cereal, coffee or warm tea)
0400 Start summit trek
0600 Arrived at the summit for sunrise if sky is clear.
0700 Descend to campsite.
0830 Arrive campsite for short break and enjoy your hot tea or coffee
0900 Enjoy some snacks and fruit before prepare to descend
1000 Start descend to base
1300 Stop for break at Shelter 1 for tea, coffee and snacks.
1530 Arrived at gate and transfer to guesthouse.
1600 Arrive at guesthouse for rest.
1830 Dinner at guesthouse

Day 4 : Kersik Tuo Village (1518m) – Gunung Tujuh Lakes (2-3hrs, 1996m)  (B/L/D)
0800 Breakfast and prepare for your next trek. Transfer to trail head.
0930 Start of trek.
1230 Arrive at Seven Mountain Lake. Lunch.
1330 Set camp and prepare for the night.
1400 Swim and boating (enjoy tea and coffee) or relax to enjoy the nature
1600 Campfire
1830 Dinner
1900 Crabs hunting by the lake
2000 Enjoy your catch of crab soup
2200 Rest

Day 5 : Gunung Tujuh Lakes – Kersik Tuo Village – Padang (B/L/D)
0545 Enjoyed the sunrise (Tea and coffee)
0700 Breakfast
0800 Break camp and descend
1000 Arrive back at guesthouse. Pack and transfer to Padang with stop for lunch at a local restaurant
1800 Dinner at a local restaurant
2000 Arrive at Paadang Hotel: Havaran hotel / Maranatha Hotel or similar for Rest

Day 6 : Depart (B)
0600 Wake up and prepare to check out
0630 Breakfast in hotel
0700 Check out and drive to the airport.
0800 Arrive airport for check in and fly to Singapore

 

LAND Price per person in SGD
(Price valid from 01 April 2018 – 31 Dec 2018)
Tour Code: AINDO-KTB06

Size2-4 pax5-9 pax10 pax & above
Cost580550470

Price is subjected to changes without prior notice
Airfare:  From $100 by Airasia  (Singapore – Padang – Singapore)

LAND Price includes

  • Private Land Transport from Padang to Kersik Tuo Return
  • Local transportation in Kersik Tuo <-> Climbing Gate & Trail Head of Seven Mountain Lake
  • 2 night guesthouse in Kersik Tuo, 1 night in Padang Havaran Hotel/ Maranatha Hotel or similar in twin-triple sharing room
  • 2 nights in tent with sleeping bag & mattress (2~3 sharing tent)
  • 1 English speaking guide, Porters for the communal items and local guide
  • Meals as per itinerary with snacks and drinking water during trekking
  • Entrance tickets to national park, Nature, culture and traditional preservation donation to Kerinci National Park
  • Support Rescue Team
  • Briefing prior departure, Complimentary t-shirt of Mount Kerinci and certificate of climb
  • 15% for gears from X-Boundaries

Price excludes

  • All airfares, Airport taxes and fuel surcharge
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Tips to porters, guides
  • Personal Climbing gears
  • Travel Insurance covers medical evacuation back to Singapore (Compulsory)
  • Other tours not mentioned