Wonosari (Lawang)

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East Java, Indonesia, Asia
Route Type:
hike and scramble
Time Required:
One to two days
walk up and some point are consist oo rocks

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Created On: Apr 26, 2004
Last Edited On: Apr 26, 2004


From Malang - Lawang (ride a mini bus or bus , cost are Rp. 2.500)
Lawang - Wonosari (ride hired motorcycle, cost are Rp. 5.000)


From Surabaya - Lawang (ride bus, cost are Rp. 5.000)
Lawang - Wonosari (ride hired motorcycle, cost are Rp. 5.000)

then we trail from Wonosari tea garden, pass the BKSDA Lalijiwo sisi timur (Natural Resources Conservation Office for Lalijiwo east forest side), the permission office.

Route Description

if we start from Wonosari, first we'll meet permission office at here. We spend Rp. 3.500, oo every person who want to climb.
This route are:
Wonosari - Lintjing's peak
We'll take at least 3-4 hours in hiking. we passing a large tea garden of Wonosari with it's beautiful views. We can see Malang and LAwang from this place. There are 2 shelter at Wonosari teaa garden which is made of wood and we cant camp here. from the last shelter we can reach savana area in 1 hour. We can get water point at the left side from shelter 2 (savana) about 2 hills across, but however it's temporary water. usually nothing at dry season (june-october).
Then we can reach Lintjing peak in a half hour, but it's really hard route....almost scramble.

Lintjing's peak - Mahapena
From Lintjing peak to Mahapena (shelter 3), the route is quite hard, because it's look zig zag route...huh....what a hard day.

Mahapena - Nggombes
After reach Mahapena, we can reach Nggombes (shelter 4) in 2 hours, the route just same with the route before, but we'll entering rain forest area. It's usually cloudy and windy.

Nggombes - Summit
From Nggombes we can reach summit in 4-5 hours. We'll entering Lalijiwo rain forest area. Maybe it's the hardest route when we take it, because it's also almoust scramble at few point. But if we lucky, we'll able to see a lot of birds, even a deers.

Essential Gear

we need all hiking and camping gear,because in June-September, the peak can reach 0-4 degrees in celcius.

Miscellaneous Info

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