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| Suroteleng Selo Kabupaten Boyolali, Yogyakarta 55133, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Jeep drive to popular places as you may find at any jeep agent. But the driver made it differently with his drift skill, with his sharing about life of the local before, during and after the eruption.

1  Thank vanluuthu
Reviewed 5 days ago

We managed to get some excellent photos of the volcano smoking. Visited the museum which was very well set out and interesting

1  Thank LINDA V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Merapi volcano is the active volcano in Jogjakarta area. Good experience here, you can hunting many photos in sunrise. Very recommended to enjoy sunrise early morning.

Thank Hui X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would recommend the jeep safaris, it's worth having one of those trips. The trip will be dusty as expected in any volcanic area but the experience of sighting an active volcano is thrilling.

Thank Gargi2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We learned a lot from the Merapi jeep tour that we took. It was a very bumpy ride but it was interesting,

Thank NoreenZ9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a jeep ride and hike but due to the risk (guide said the volcano is getting hot), we were disappointed with just a short tour at the bottom, a museum of the recent eruptions, a chamber where some people got trapped and died...More

Thank khairun1992
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

try it. merapi never vomit 8years. bsed on local and the calcukation. mybe will vomit in year 2018/2019. we never know. good experince.

Thank nork210
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first time here at Mt. Merapi, and indeed, this was the last minute add-on activity to our itinerary. Our private driver, Pak Koko (Coco) brought us there and helped us to engage a jeep ride company for the Mt. Merapi lava tour....More

Thank Wan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun day, going by jeep to see the damage and the trail of the lava flow. You could feel and see what people went through during the last time the volcano erupted. The driver was very knowledgeable. and helpful explaining everything to...More

Thank Ronald N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have to respect the Jeep drivers that drive up to this Merapi daily. The road is unimaginable bumpy and dusty. If you are the type with backache and prone to get nausea then this is not for you. Nevertheless its a new experience and too...More

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FrequentFlier750867
29 September 2018|
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Response from nork210 | Reviewed this property |
its not cold. but its depends what time you trekking up.. if you strt hiking 3am u should bring the jacket.. start 6am, the weather is warm already. for me 10 celcius is cold already.
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Abdullah A
19 September 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Merapi's inner core is currently swollen, placing it on high alert status, with climbing banned till it either settles down or releases some pressure
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Thyra P
28 June 2018|
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Response from ankyfire | Reviewed this property |
If you have a group or are willing to pay for the jeep yourself, the tour agent will take you whatever time you want. If it is a good idea tho - depends what you want to do, if you want to visit the museum and bunkers or... More
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