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Seismic trace of Krakatau this morning, showing no significant signs of activity (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery)
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
The volcano stopped erupting as our correspondent Andi who is currently at the volcano observatory reported. ... [more]

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
The new eruption that began a few days ago continues in the form of strombolian to vulcanian explosions from the summit. ... [more]
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Krakatau Volcano Special

- expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity -

"Hi Tom, Thank you for the great trip, it was amazing!" (Iris K., Finland - Krakatau special July 09)
Anak Krakatau in eruption in Nov 2007
Anak Krakatau in eruption in Nov 2007
New activity in the summit crater is building a lava dome (March 2012)
New activity in the summit crater is building a lava dome (March 2012)
Eruption of Anak Krakatau in July 2009
Eruption of Anak Krakatau in July 2009
Vulcanian explosion (July 2009)
Vulcanian explosion (July 2009)
Powerful vulcanian explosion observed from Rakatau (July 2009)
Powerful vulcanian explosion observed from Rakatau (July 2009)
Ash plume from a vulcanian explosion observed from the boat (July 2009)
Ash plume from a vulcanian explosion observed from the boat (July 2009)
NEW expeditions: 26 Feb - 4 Mar + 12-18 Mar 2017!
Krakatau started erupting again on 19 Feb 2017. This is your chance to see one of the world's most famous volcanoes in activity!

During this physically EASY expedition, you have the unique chance to experience one of the world's most beautiful and powerful volcanoes. Depending on which date, we spend 2-4 full days and nights on and around Krakatau volcano and stay in in a beautiful camp on one of the islands.
Watching Krakatau's fireworks when it is active is truly spectacular and we can go to various viewpoints on Anak Krakatau and neighboring islands as well from a chartered boat at our disposal.
Even when there is no eruption, the crater of Krakatau and its lunar surroundings, its fumaroles, the frozen lava flows, spectacular pumice cliffs of what remains of the island complex destroyed in 1883, hot springs, coral reefs and many other highlights make this a perfect trip if you like a volcano extension out from Jakarta.
Krakatau's fantastic exotic setting combined with the luxury of pleasant baths, beaches, fresh seafood and excellent organization from our experienced local crew round out the trip.
  • 2-5 full days on Krakatau for extended observation from land and sea
  • Fantastic exotic setting
  • Competent logistic support
  • Contact with local volcanologist
  • Great setting (tropical beach), food & company

Itinerary (4 nights / 5 days on Krakatau)

Note:
Note: the exact itinerary might vary according to weather and other conditions.
Day 1: Arrival in Jakarta
Own arrival in Jakarta, pick-up from airport and meeting in the evening.
Acc.: Hotel in Jakarta (D)
Day 2: Transfer to the West coast
Transfer to the West coast, preparation of the expedition.
Acc.: Hotel / bungalows at the beach (B, L, D)
Day 3-6: 4 nights / 5 days on Krakatau
5 full days in a camp on Anak Krakatau or one of the neighbour islands, to observe the (hopefully still ongoing) eruption.
Acc.: Camp on Krakatau (B, L, D)
Day 7: Return to West Coast - transfer to Jakarta - flight back to Europe (& America)
In the morning, we break camp and return to the west coast. After lunch we return to Jakarta in time for the flight back home (arrival in Europe next morning) (connection to America or stopover in Europe).
Acc.: in flight (B, L, D)
Tour code: IND_KRS
Tour type: Volcano expedition: photography - adventure
Difficulty: Easy
Group size: 2-6
Duration: 7 days

Dates:

Custom and group dates
when erupting (unknown!)

Price (p.p.): 1760 €  ? 

Included:

  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Rental of boat for the time on Krakatau
  • Camping gear
  • Full board incl. drinking water
  • Help hands for boat and camp
  • Indonesian VolcanoDiscovery guide

Tour guide:

The tour will be accompanied / guided on location by one of our professional local guides in Indonesia, typically Andi or Galih. They have extensive knowledge not only about the volcanoes, but also about their country and culture.
Our guides all speak English and Indonesian, some also French.
Andi Rosadi, our famous head expedition leader in Indonesia

Arrival info:

Own arrival to Jakarta. Good airlines to choose from include Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, Emirates, Quatar, Ethiad, Thai and others.

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