Favorite Mountain for Indonesian Travelers – Gunung is the best destination for a vacation. Mountain climbing is one of the most challenging activities. The following are recommendations for favorite mountains from several travellers in Indonesia
1. Mount Rinjani
There seems to be no denying the beauty of Mount Rinjani. Located on the island of Lombok, this 3,726 masl-high mountain does offer an easy route to reach the top. However, the charm that is presented is also not kidding. Very beautiful.
You will be spoiled with views of Plawangan Sembalun to see the sunrise or sunset. In addition, go to Segara Anak lake after you arrive at the peak and spend a night there. Rinjani’s beauty will make you fail to move on from there.
2. Mount Merbabu
There are several paths to reach the three peaks, namely the peaks of Kenteng Songo, Triangulasi, and Syarif, a sight that will not be separated from your sight while climbing Merbabu, namely Mount Merapi.
Yes, this is because the location of the two mountains is very close. So, when you climb Mount Merbabu from the available routes, Mount Merapi is the coolest bonus that you will enjoy before reaching the top of Merbabu.
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3. Mount Prau
Apart from the fact that the hiking trail to Mount Prau is quite friendly for newbies, this mountain has always been a favorite of climbers because of the panoramic view at its peak that is powerful enough to make anyone speechless. How are you not? You can see a row of mountains in Central Java from the top of Mount Prau at an altitude of 2,590 meters above sea level.
Moreover, the twin mountains of Sindoro Sumbing are located closest to Mount Prau. Both of them seem to be able to embrace so majestic. Never miss the dawn when you climb Prau. Because the sunrise on this mountain is famous for being very beautiful when the weather is sunny.
4. Mount Kolukkumalai
Satya Winnie’s only favorite mountain that is not in Indonesia is Mount Kolukkumalai. Located in Munnar, Kerala, India, Kolukkumalai is actually the tallest tea plantation in the world with an all-green view as far as the eye can see.
Its peak at an altitude of 2,173 masl is the best spot that you deserve to visit to enjoy the sunrise. If you want to hunt for sunrise in Kolukkumalai, you must start climbing no later than 4 am. Your trip will pay off with a phenomenal view.