Krakatau and Ujung Kulon Tour
Krakatoa (Indonesian: Krakatau), also spelled or Krakatau, is a
volcanic island made of a lava in the Sunda Strait between the
islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. The name is used for the
island group, the main island (also called Rakata), and the volcano
as a whole. The island exploded in 1883, killing approximately
40,000 people, although some estimates put the death toll much
higher. The explosion is still considered to be the loudest sound
ever heard in modern history, with reports of it being heard nearly
3000 miles from its point of origin. The shock wave from the
explosion was recorded on barographs around the globe.
Ujung kulon's tropical maritime climate, somewhat cooler than inland areas of Java, produces an annual rainfall of approximately 3.250 mm. Temperatures range between 25º and 30ºC, with a humidity level generally between 80% and 90%. April to October are the drier months, particularly between July to October. During these months there are long period of fine, calm weather with occasional spells of overcast skies, rain and rougher seas. The wetter season usually begins in November and finishes in March bringing an average of 400 mm of rain per month. The heaviest rains of December and January are often accompanied by squalls and strong winds, clearing the atmosphere and producing
Is Krakatau a composite volcano?
Yes, a stratovolcano, also called a composite volcano, is a tall, conical volcano composed of many layers of hardened lava, tephra, and volcanic ash.
Duration : 4 days / 3 Nights
Krakatau and Ujung Kulon Tour
Type of accommodation : Tent / Beach Camp, Lodge / Guest House,
Type of transportation : Fast Boat.
Start / Finish : Jakarta Airport/Jakarta Hotel
Grade of difficulty : Easy - Moderate
Departure : Daily
Tour Code : KNLR-KUT-4D
Day 01: Jakarta - Mutiara Hotel Carita
Pick up at Jakarta airport (Jakarta hotel) and directly transfer to Carita for 3 – 3,5 hours by private car(depending on the traffic light). No meals provided. Over night at Mutiara Hotel.
DAY 02: Mutiara Hotel Carita – Krakatau Tour Camping
After breakfast at 07.30am, we leave hotel and onboard a boat then sail crossing Sunda strait. the journey will take us about 3 hours by slow boat(18M length 3,5M width) and 1 hour by fast boat (7M length 2M width). On the way, we could see flying fish, group of small Tuna, Dolphin and other awesome view (depending on the weather - we are not able predict the weather in this century regarding to global warming). upon arrival, sailing around Volcano (child of Krakatoa), here you can see kind of stem larva. On shore, and climb up the first level of child of Krakatoa. (Depending on the weather too - it could be windy and dusty). Swimming and Snorkeling at three options: 1).big Krakatoa, 2). child Krakatoa, 3).Panjang island near the ranger camp. (here is flexible time, we can do all if the time is enough). before the sun is goes down, we make camping at big Krakatoa. relax or you may walk surrounding the area. at night bonfire and barbeque fish (don't forget to bring your own wine/alcoholic beverage). free time and enjoy your night camping at Krakatoa. (B, L, D)
Day 03: Krakatau Tour Camping – Peucang Island Ujung kulon
Breakfast, then proceed by fast boat to Ujung kulon . upon arrival, trek surrounding Ujung kulon and enjoy the view and flora and fauna at Ujung kulon. over night at Fauna Lodge. (B, L, D).
Sightseeing the Bulls
DAY 04: Krakatau Tour Camping – Carita - Jakarta
After breakfast, Enjoying the view surrounding ujung kulon or do snorkelling and after enjoy the island scenery and get ready to depart for 5~6hours journey to Jakarta, make a stop at 1885’s Anyer lighthouse. (B, L).
what does included, what does NOT included and prices are upon request: Please email us directly.
Fast Boat Classification:
Aluminium Boat + Fiber Glass
Length : 7 Meter.
Breadth : 2 Meter.
Main Engine : Yamaha 115 X 2 Unit ( 4 stroke ) Aluminum Boat
Main Engine : Yamaha 145 X 2 Unit ( 4 stroke ) Fiber Glass Boat
Speed : 25 - 30 Knot
Capacity for one day trip ( 8 pax )
Safety Equipment: Gps, Marin Radio, Vhf Radio, Compass, life jacket.
The trip schedule is very much dependent on weather conditions and may make changes accordingly.