Merapi volcano is located on the border of Central Java and Yogyakarta and is a popular destination for trekking. There are two types of Merapi tours available, the first is trekking Merapi, a hike to the summit of the volcano. The second option is the Merapi Lava Tour, where you take a 4×4 and explore the region around the base of the volcano. Both tours enable you to enjoy the natural beauty surrounding the volcano that is in abundance and picturesque.
Pay a visit to villages that have fallen victim to the fury of Mt Merapi, and paths that once used to be flowing rivers. Do take note that Mount Merapi is still very active, in fact the most active volcano in Indonesia, the tour will be subjected to its seismic activity.
There is a myth amongst the local, visitors are prohibited from using color red, yellow, or orange. The local believes that if someone use one of the color, it will trigger the lava from Mount Merapi.