Mount Kerinci (3805m) & Seven Lakes (1996m) + Bukittinggi
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Destinations: Padang Airport – Kersik Tuo Village – Camp III – Mt Kerinci Summit– Kersik Tuo Village – Seven Mountain Lakes – Bukittinggi – Padang Airport
Schedule departure: 5-11 Aug 2017
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 & Gunung Tujuh Lake, relax at the “high hill’ town Bukittinggi (930 m) 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.
- 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 Attack (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 – Bukittinggi. Overnight vehicle (BLD)
Day 6 : Bukittinggi. Overnight hotel (BLD)
Day 7 : Depart airport (B)
7-Days Mt Kerinci & Seven Mountain Lakes (Gunung Tujuh Lakes) & Bukittinggi
Tour Code: AINDO-KTB_07
Itinerary subject to changes
Day 1 : Padang Airport – Kersik Tuo Village (7~9hrs drive, 1518m). (-/L/D)
Upon your arrival in Padang, pick up service by our guide then transfer to Kersik Tu village (7 – 9 hours by car). On the way you will pass some village, rice fields, plantation such as cinnamon and tea plantation. We will have stop for toilet, stretching/ pictures & lunch at local restaurant. However we highly suggest to reach the destination as soon as possible to have more rest, repacking our stuff and preparation.
Upon arrival in Kersik Tuo we will check in at simple clean guest house ad meeting with our porters. Dinner at the guest house and repacking your stuffs for the 2D1N trek. The rest of your stuffs we can leave at the guest house. Resting and ready for tomorrow trek .
Day 2 : Kersik Tuo Village (1518m) – Camp III Kerinci (4~6hrs, 3306m) (B/L/D)
Early morning after coffee and tea with light breakfast, we walk to the Kerinci Seblat National Park Entrance Gate R10 Pos. Then continue by more or less about 4 – 6 hours trekking to base camp (shelter) at 3100m before continue to Camp III at 3306m. Overnight in tent. Lunch on the way and dinner prepare by our team.
Day 3 : Camp III Kerinci (3306m)– Summit Attack (2-3 hrs, 3805m) – Kersik Tuo Village (1518m) (B/L/D)
Early morning at 04:00 am we start the climb to the summit of Mount Kerinci 3805m. After witness the sunrise (if you are early or on a clear day), we then go back to Camp III for packing. After lunch trek back to Kersik Tuo, arriving at village around 4-5 pm. Overnight at Homestay
Day 4 : Kersik Tuo Village (1518m) – Gunung Tujuh Lakes (2-3hrs, 1996m) (B/L/D)
Start early morning for drive to Plompek Village and walk to Gunung Tujuh Lakes at 1996m above sea level (2-3 hours trekking). At the lakes we can swim and relax. Overnight at Seven Mountain Lake. Enjoy the sunset, hunt crab at night. Our team will prepare dinner
Day 5 : Gunung Tujuh Lakes – Kersik Tuo Village – Bukittinggi (B/L/D)
In the morning after breakfast, play a traditional boat on the mountain lake. We will be back to the inn at Kersik Tuo village for rest and dinner. After that transfer to the largest tea garden in Southeast Asia. In the evening will drive to Bukittinggi (10-12 hrs drive). Overnight vehicle.
Day 6 : Bukittinggi (B/L/D)
Enjoy the chilling & fresh climate of Bukittinggi as we visit Jam Gadang (Big Clock); Lobang Jepang (Japanese Tunnel), Waterfalls Lembah Anai. Overnight Hotel.
Day 5 : Depart Bukittinggi (B)
After breakfast, check out and transfer to airport.
LAND Price per person in SGD
(Price valid from 01 April 2017 – 31 Dec 2017)
Schedule departure: 5 – 11 Aug 2017
Tour Code: AINDO-KTB07
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Price is subjected to changes without prior notice
Airfare: From $300 by Garuda Indonesia Airlines via Jarkata (Singapore – Jarkata – Padang – Jarkata – Singapore)
LAND Price includes
- Private Land Transport from Padang to Kersik Tuo Return
- Accommodation and meals as program with Conditions
- Guide(s) and porter(s) during Kerinci & Gunung Tujuh Lake trip (1 guide is English speaking)
- Camping set (tent, sleeping bag on request, mattress) and cooking gears (stove, pan, plate, etc)
- Entrance fee Kerinci Seblat National Park
- Nature, culture and traditional preservation financial contribution to Kerinci National Park
- Support Team Rescue
- Tour in Bukittingi
- Briefing prior departure
- 15% for gears from X-Boundaries
- 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