Sumbawa Island with its volcano, Mt Tambora, offers adventurous trekking, wonderful natural forests, archeological sites, fantastic beaches, arts and crafts and interesting Dutch colonial heritage. Unfortunately Sumbawa is ignored by most tourists who usually proceed straight to Eastern Indonesia. If you chose to tour the entire island of Sumbawa we recommend a visit to the Komodo Islands, one of Indonesia? famous national parks featuring the Komodo Dragon, a large monitor. Tambora Trekking can be arranged in the appropriate season for the fit and healthy.
You need to fly to Bima from Bali or Lombok and stay in Bima before the services on your own cost ( Airport transfer, hotel and meals in Bima is excluded )
Day 01: Bima-Pancasila-Post 3
After breakfast at 06.00 Am, we drive to Pancasila village, gate of Mount Tambora Trekking which takes 5-6 hours, when you are in Pancasila, The route leads through the coffee plantations before you get on the trail of the National Park, you trek through rainforest of Tambora and overnight at post 3. (LD)
Day 2: Post 3-4-5
After breakfast, leave post 2 and trek to post 3 and 4, Both Pos have fresh water from the nearby river, Overnight at post 5 before summitting. (BLD)
Day 3: Post 5-Summit-Back to Pancasila and Bima.
You get up around 2am and have a small night snack before your hike to the summit starts. After 2 hours hiking during the darkness you reach the crater rim at 2’630 m, where you can enjoy the superb sunrise over the crater of Mount Tambora. After the peak you return back to Pos 3 where you get lunch, before you start your way down to the Pancasila where you car is waiting and take you to Bima and arrive in Midnight. (BLD).
Day 4: Bima-Airport or Next Destination
After breakfast, free and easy and then we take you to Bima Airport or to Sape if you continue your journey to Komodo island.
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