The legendary Krakatau lies about 60 km from Carita Beach. Today only a small part of the origin volcano remains, but when Krakatau blew itself apart in 1883, in one of the world’s greatest and the most catastrophic eruptions, the effects were recorded far beyond Sunda strait and it achieved instant and lasting infamy.
For centuries Krakatau had been a familiar nautical landmark for much of the world’s maritime traffic which was funneled through the narrow Sunda Strait. The volcano had been dormant since 1680 and was widely regarded as extinct but from may through to early August in 1883 passing ship reported moderate activity, by 26 August Krakatau was raging and explosions become more and more violent. Read more ..
Ujung Kulon National Park
The park's 120.551 hectares are divided into 76.214 ha of land and 44.337 ha of surrounding reef and sea. It can roughly be separated into three areas: the triangular shaped Ujung kulon Peninsula, the Gunung Honje Range to the east of the peninsula's isthmus and the island of Panaitan to the northwest. The highest points in the park are the 620 meters Gunung Honje, the Gunung Payung Range peaks of up to 500 meters and Panaitan Island 's Gunung Raksa at 320 meters. In the central section of the Peninsula is a large region of wilderness known as the Talanca Plateau which reaches 140 meters above sea level, however most consist of low rolling terrain seldom more than 50 meters above sea level.
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Krakatoa Ujung kulon Tour
Tour Code KRUJKTR0403
|Tour Type||Volcano and Wildlife Tour - Adventure|
|Difficulty||Easy - Moderate|
|Tour Character||Boat Trips - Easy - Moderate Walk, Stay an overnight at Peucang Resort|
|Duration||4 Days 3 nights|
DAY 01 : Jakarta then transfer to Carita Beach
We pick you up at Jakarta airport or Jakarta city. We will meet you there, then for three- hour drive to West Banten Coast (Carita Beach) or you drive by your own car. Check in at Sunset View Hotel. An overnight stay. Free program
DAY 02: Carita Beach boat ride to Krakatoa then to Ujung Kulon ( Peucang Island)
After you’ve had breakfast. It is a short walk to Marina. It is time to cruise (it takes about 1.5 hours) Sunda Strait to one of the world’s greatest and the most catastrophic eruptions on earth, the effects were recorded far beyond Sunda Strait and it achieved instant and lasting infamy. On the way if you are lucky you can see group of dolphin. When arrive there the boat will surround the Anak Krakatau and then landing on the East side of the Anak Krakatoa volcano. We’ll hike up through the rain forest and dessert of the Anak Krakatoa. After being spent time up there we’ll have lunch. We then get onboard continue cruising to Peucang island.Check in at lodge. Before dark time we cross Peucang bay by boat to Cidaon grassing ground to see common wildlife animals such as; wild bull, wild pig, peacock. Dinner will be served. An overnight stay. (L/D)
DAY 03: Explore the mainland of Ujung Kulon National Park
It is an early start today after breakfast. We’ll spend most of the day trekking to the South Coastline of Ujung Kulon Peninsula. The start point from Cibom where you’ll see the remains of a proposed naval port that was begun in 1808 by the Dutch and destroyed by giant tsunami of Krakatoa eruption, and then hike to Ciramea beach which at this beach is one of laying site for Turtle. After hiking a few hours we’ll see the light house that built up by Bantenese and Dutch colonial and in 1883 the light house swept by the tsunamis of Krakatoa. back to Peucang island. Lunch will be served. After lunch as an option, you can do snorkel nearby Peucang island. in the afternoon, we’ll go by boat crossing the Peucang bay to Cidaon grassing ground wildlife watching; Wild bull, wild pig, peacock,and others . Dinner will be served. An overnight stay.Free Program. ( B/L/D)
DAY 04: Explore Peucang Island - boat ride to Carita Beach then transfer to Jakarta
After you’ve had breakfast, we are ready to walk to Karang Copong to the North of Peucang island passes through primary forest where you’ll see giants ficus and liana it is like Jurassic Park here. On the way, the animals common to see such as; monkey, wild pig, hornbill and others, take a rest at Karang Copong. We then back to lodge. Check out, Before we are leaving we’ll have lunch. Get onboard go back to Carita Beach. (B/L)
- Please book min 1 week before departure
- Booking confirmation subject to the availability of accommodation & boat
- Itinerary subject to change due to unforeseen condition.
- Bring trekking/sport shoes, repellent, towel, swimming wear,sun block, hat and camera
- All tour durations is flexible according to your schedule and budget. we can arrange airport transfer and hotel