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Volcano Eruption Special

- expeditions to currently active volcanoes -

"Hi Tom, Thank you for the great trip, it was amazing!" (Iris K., Finland - Krakatau special July 09)
Strombolian activity from Batu Tara volcano - the "Stromboli" of the Banda Sea
Strombolian activity from Batu Tara volcano - the "Stromboli" of the Banda Sea
Eruption of Batu Tara volcano
Eruption of Batu Tara volcano
Batu Tara camp
Batu Tara camp
Our boat and shuttle to the beach
Our boat and shuttle to the beach
Eruption in the evening
Eruption in the evening
Beach in Larantuka (day 2)
Beach in Larantuka (day 2)
Glowing rockfalls from Batu Tara
Glowing rockfalls from Batu Tara
Lewotobi volcano at the eastern end of Flores
Lewotobi volcano at the eastern end of Flores
Eruption at night (photo: Gian Schachenmann)
Eruption at night (photo: Gian Schachenmann)

Next trip: Batu Tara 22-30 Nov

(+ possible 5 days extension to Mt Eqon, Lewotobi and Kelimutu volcanoes)

Batu Tara in the Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, is one of the world's few volcanoes with persistent strombolian activity and in fact resembles Stromboli in Italy a lot. The volcano has daily spectacular fireworks, and often produces ash plumes detected on satellite images.

We sometimes organize expeditions to active volcanoes or current eruptions outside our regular program on often short notice.
This gives you the best possible chance to witness a volcanic eruption with competent company and guidance, but you should be prepared to adventurous and improvised conditions and logistics. Due to the nature of such trips, we often cannot provide very detailed information on exact itinerary etc.

If you are up to a true volcano adventure, this is for you!
  • Извержения вулкана от закрытия
  • Adventure
  • Компетентные материально-техническая поддержка

Batu Tara 8 days

The itinerary is a rough outline and due to its expedition character only meant as orientation. Depending on weather, activity and other conditions, the actual itinerary of the expedition might be different.
День 1-8: Batu Tara expedition (8 days)
Day 1: Arrival & meeting in Denpasar, Bali
Arrival in Denpasar airport, transfer to hotel at Jimbaran. Group dinner and briefing for the expedition.
Accommodation: beach hotel Sari Segara Jimbaran or similar (D)

Day 2: Denpasar - Maumere - Larantuka
Flight to Maumere, land transfer to Larantuka city (4 hrs) and preparation of the expedition.
Acc.: comfortable beach hotel (B,L,D)

Day 3: Sail to Batu Tara
From Larantuka, we sail to Komba Island on a traditional TUNA fisherman boat to Komba island (8-9 hours) depending on weather conditions. Set up camp site on the beach.
Acc.: camp (B,L,D)

Day 4-5: 2 full days at Batu Tara
Acc.: camp (B,L,D)

Day 6: Sail back to Flores
Acc.: beach hotel on Larantuka (B,L,D)

Day 7: Transfer to Maumere
Transfer back to Maumere, visit traditional sea-salt "factories", scenic photo stops underway (e.g. Lewotobi & Egon volcano)
Acc.: comfortable beach hotel (Sea World) (B,L,D)

Day 8: flight back to Bali, end of expedition
Fly to Denpasar. End of expedition. Participant can extend their stay (e.g. Raung or Ijen)
Acc.: none (B)

Batu Tara + Semeru / Ijen extension

День 1-7: Batu Tara expedition
same as above
День 8-13: Extension to Semeru & Ijen volcanoes
D8: Maumere - fly to Bali and on to Malang. Night in homestay. (B,L,D)
D9: Malang - Ranupani by jeep - hike to Kalimati camp (5 hrs easy to moderate trek). Camp. (B,L,D)
D10: Climb to the summit of Semeru (4 hrs challenging trek) - return to Ranupani (5 hrs) - transfer to Malang. Homestay (B,L,D)
D11: Malang - transfer Surabaya ( 3 hrs) - flight to Banyuwangi at 12.00. Hotel near Ijen (Ijen resort). (B,L,D)
D12: Climb Ijen at night (if conditions allowing) - return to hotel as before, option to visit volcano observatory and/or sulfur processing factory if operational. (B,L,D)
D13: Morning transfer to Bali by car (6 hrs). End of tour in afternoon, in time for evening departures from Bali. (B,L)
Точность.: guesthouses, camp, hotel (B, L, D)

Batu Tara + Flores + Komodo extension

For the 10-17 Nov expedition, we propose the following extension (highlights of Flores & Komodo):
День 1-7: Batu Tara expedition
same as above
День 8-16: 9 days Flores + Komodo extension
17 Nov: Maumere – Bajo village – Moni from Maumere (B, L, D)
18 Nov: Moni – Kelimutu volcano (B, L, D)
19 Nov: Bajawa – Bena Megalithic village – Ruteng (B, L, D)
20 Nov: Ruteng – Cancar – Denge From Ruteng, transfer to Cancar (B, L, D)
21 Nov: Denge – Waerebo village (B, L, D)
22 Nov: Waerebo – Denge – Labuhan Bajo (B, L, D)
23 Nov: Labuhan bajo – Rinca – Komodo (night on boat) (B, L, D)
24 Nov: Komodo – Pink beach – Labuhan Bajo (B, L, D)
25 Nov: Airport transfer, flight to Bali, end of service (B)

Additional price: 1200 EUR per person
Included: full board, accommodation in double-room in hotels, guesthouses and on boat, all transfers and flights, private local guide, entry fees, boat cruise (2 days) in Komodo National Park
Single supplement: 40 EUR

Информация о встрече::

People arrange their own flights to the starting point of the expedition. In some cases we might be able to include a flight for you as well. Please inquire.

Tour code: IND_BTT
Тип тура: Вулкан экспедиция: фотография - приключение
Group size: 2-8


не запланированные даты в настоящее время

Цена (за чел): see details (Batu Tara: 1990 EUR)


  • Проживание
  • Transfers by air, land and sea
  • Full board incl.drinking water and soft drinks
  • Сопровождающие вулканолог
  • Full camp gear incl. frame beds and mats, sun shade, generator (to recharge batteries!), kitchen, cool box daily refilled with ice, camp hands etc
  • Satellite phone for emergency contact

Tour guide:

These expeditions are usually accompanied by a volcanologist / geologist from our team (usually Tom Pfeiffer). Please see details for each trip.
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