Begin your tour with hotel pickup at 3pm, where you’ll board a vehicle destined for Mt. Merapi — the most active volcano in Indonesia. In your 4x4, you’ll traverse rugged terrains and admire typical Java scenery such as rice paddies, tropical plantations, and indigenous villages.
After hurtling through a river carved by ancient lava flows, you’ll arrive at an observation office to learn about techniques used to measure the volcano’s activity. Interact with the resident volcanologist and then settle down to enjoy the sunset.
From your ideal vantage point, watch as the 10,000-foot (3,000-meter) volcano is bathed in a spectrum of color. Once darkness has fallen, see bursts of molten lava illuminate the night sky.
Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Borobudur hotel.