Location: Kepuharjo, Cangkringan, Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region 55582
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HTM: Rp. 10,000
Open and close: 07.00 WIB Until Finish
Price of admission
For those of you who want to come to Kaliadem tours, you only need to prepare IDR 5,000 for parking and IDR 10,000 to enter the Kaliadem area. This price can change at any time according to the manager’s provisions.
As for the Lava Tour service itself, the tariff is varied, this is because the price set is adjusted to the length or short of the route that tourists visiting Kaliadem and Mount Merapi want to take.
For the short route Lava Toure charges Rp.350,000 per group, while for the long route the fare is Rp.650,000 per group.
Take it easy, even though you spend quite a bit, this price is in accordance with the facilities provided, so you will not feel disappointed because you have spent quite a lot of money. The prices of all these packages can also change at any time according to circumstances and conditions.
If you have visited Yogyakarta, you must be familiar with the Kaliadem tourist area which is located on the south side of the slopes of Mount Merapi. This tourist spot is right above the house of former caretaker Mbah Maridjan, precisely at an altitude of 2,963 meters above sea level.
Before the great eruption of Mount Merapi, Kaliadem was a tourist spot as well as a campsite for climbers. The cool and beautiful air and the wide area combined with the unspoiled surrounding scenery have impressed Kaliadem in the past.
Historically, Kalliadem was one of the monk’s witnesses to the natural disaster in 2006 that ravaged this area, claiming several lives.
Two victims were found in an underground bunker with a depth of 3 meters and an area of 12 x 8 meters. When found, the victim’s condition had many burn scars caused by hot clouds or wedhus gembel.
The incident that flattened the Kaliadem tourist spot was repeated in 2010. This natural disaster took many victims, the total number of victims declared dead was 43 people including caretaker Mbah Maridjan.
Currently, the Kaliadem tourism park only leaves a stretch of sand and volcanic rocks as a monk’s witness to the natural disaster of the eruption of Mount Merapi.
Some of the other pieces of evidence are neatly stored in the Mount Merapi Museum. Kaliadem tourist attractions are located in Kepuharjo Village, Cangkringan, Sleman, Yogyakarta, and to the north of the city of Jogja, approximately 30 kilometers.
Route to Kaliadem
For those of you who want to visit Kaliadem, you can pass the Kaliurang road, follow the Kaliurang road until you meet the Pakem T-junction.
From here you can take the right or east direction after that to the north then you can follow the many signs installed on the almost left and right of the road.
To get to this location, you can only use private vehicles such as motorbikes and cars. The winding and quite steep terrain will be a bit of an obstacle when you are on your way to Kaliadem tourist attractions.
The charm of Kaliadem
Setting foot on Kaliadem you will never believe that this area used to be one of the favorite places for mountain climbers to set up camp tents.
As far as the eye can see, you will only see rock debris on the stretch of sand from the past natural disasters.
Apart from keeping a lot of history and memories, this place also has a bunker shelter that killed two volunteers when the eruption of Mount Merapi occurred.
Even though this terrible incident occurred several years ago, you will still be able to see the remnants of the Merapi eruption. The Kaliadem area has an area of about 25 hectares and if you pay attention, this area is also surrounded by pine forests.
Apart from its history, this area also has cool air as well as other uniqueness and natural beauty. Even though it has not returned to the old days, the Kaliadem area is now being used by local residents and the government to open a tourist spot called the Lava Tour Kaliadem Merapi.
The activity of the Kaliadem Merapi Lava Tour itself is to provide education or education to tourists visiting Kaliadem to understand and understand how great the eruption from Mount Merapi was.
Another advantage that you can get when participating in the Lava Tour is that you can see how the peak of Mount Merapi is from a viewing distance of about 2 km.
If you visit Merapi at night, you will be able to see the activities of Mount Merapi which emits sulfara that never stops puffing out of the crater of Merapi.
Besides that, you can also see how the process of lava melt that glows down the lava dome. You can only see all these unique sights at night.
Like most tourist attractions, at Kaliadem you can still hunt interesting photos such as the beauty of the pine forests around the area or the roofs of buildings buried in sand and volcanic ash.
If you are still not satisfied, you can take photos of the bunker or the view of Mount Merapi’s peak up close.
In the tourist area of Kaliadem there are many things that you can learn when taking pictures, because basically every inch of what is in Kaliadem has its own story and historical value.
When else can you feel the sensation of vacationing while learning about mountains which are 1 of the 16 most active mountains in the world.
After you are satisfied taking photos of Kaliadem tourist spots from various angles, you can rest in the stalls around the area. In these stalls you can get rid of thirst or hunger due to being tired of walking around the tourist area of Kaliadem.
Apart from selling food and drinks, the traders here also sell photos and videos that describe how the process of incandescent lava melted and the magnitude of the eruption of Mount Merapi in 2006.
There is also a picture that shows the process of evacuating the bodies of the two volunteers who died in the bunker due to the attack of Wedhus gembel and buried in the hot material.