Mount Merapi Tourism
Eruption Impact of Mt. Merapi
The People & Tourism of Mount Merapi
People around Mount Merapi with a high awareness, trying to rise creatively and offers the potential of the circumstances after the eruption in 2010. They offering Jeep Adventure Tours (The adventure tours that using a classic jeeps). Visitors are invited to see and feels the impact of the Merapi eruption that occurs in 2010. Start from The Lost Villages, go to Post-eruption Relics, Visits Bunkers (Safety shelter from hot clouds / Pyroclasts), then travel along the Kali Kuning rivers.
We bet, It will be a very interesting and memorable experience. By driving a jeep around, you will be understand even though Mount Merapi was very fierce, but its still faithfully provides fertility in the surrounding area and provides fortune for people around.
Jeep adventure Checkpoint :
- The village situation after the eruption.
- The phenomenon of large rocks that resemble aliens.
- Visits safety bunkers and walking around lava fields.
- Stay on a pile of lava (All the large stones there, are forms by a cold lava. the stones comes out when the content of Magma has reached the highest storage level).
- Crossing the Kalikuning rivers.
Tourism Spot Around Mount Merapi
Around the areal of Mount Merapi there are several spots that should be visited as a tourism, such as The Lost World Castle, Stone Henge Miniature, Safety Bunker and a classic coffee shops. A little bit further away, there are the World Landmark, Festival Of Light at Kaliurang Rainbow Park and Ullen Sentalu Museum. The area under Mount Merapi, precisely in Kaliurang, also has many representative lodgings. The freshness atmosphere around there, widely used by people as a resting places.
Despite this mountain often erupts from time to time, however, it makes the surrounding land very fertile for agricultural land. The area around the mountain is also very good for farming. That is why agribusiness and animal husbandry can develop well. People can grow zalacca, coffee plants, and flowers.
The sand mining business is also developing well. Sand mining is an activity to collect the rest of the eruption. The sand from the eruption of Mount Merapi is a very high-quality material for building a house.
Mount Merapi sometimes has to take out what’s in its stomach for a moment. This gives fertility to the surrounding area, though, it can cause a momentary disaster.