Tour to Krakatau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anak Krakatau, meaning "the child of Krakatau" in Indonesian is an active volcano in the Sunda Straits between Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. It is a volcanic island made up of volcanic debris. It is accessible with boat from the west coast of Java.

 

We can arrange your tour to this historic and beautiful island group. Most people choose a day trip or an overnight trip. The trip itself starts from Carita village in West Java.

 

Program

 

Early morning we will head to Krakatau with speed boat. On arrival we will land on Anak Krakatau if the volcano is not erupting. On the island you will get briefed by the guide about its history and see the effects of its latest eruptions. If the volcano is active during our trip we will stay in the boat in a safe distance and observe it. After this we will go to one of the beaches on one of the neighboring islands to have a hot lunch prepared by our cook. On this island you can take a swim but also have a splendid view of Anak Krakatau. When

we board the boat again we can either offer you a few hours of snorkeling on a reef nearby, to have a jungle trek on another nearby island or even squeeze both into the program. We will return to Carita where in the afternoon, on a day trip.

 

On an overnight trip, naturally we have more time in the area for observing the volcano, snorkeling or jungle treks. But not only that. If the volcano is active we can witness its eruptions at night, if you are lucky you will enjoy a lava show at night, in a safe distance of course.

We will sleep over in a tent. All meals are ofcourse prepared by our cook and cold drinks is kept available.

 

Rates and conditions are quoted under. If you have a special request, for instance if you want a longer trip or is a larger group, please contact us for these quotations. It is also possible for us to pick you up with car in Jakarta, if requested.

 

 

Rates:

 

People

Day trip

2 days, 1 night night

1 person

245 USD

500 USD

2-3 people

280 USD

525 USD

4 people

320 USD

555 USD

5 People

340 USD

580 USD

6 people

355 USD

615 USD

  (1 USD=10000 Indonesian Rupiah)

 

Included in the price:

- Guide.

- Cook

- Speed boat with gasoline.

- Cold drinks (water and mineral water)

- Rent of snorkeling gear

- Lunch (all meals on a overnight trip)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Background Anak Krakatau Volcano.

 

Krakatau is a volcanic island made of lava in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra here in Indonesia. The island exploded in 1883, killing approximately 40,000 people, although some estimates put the death toll much higher. The explosion is considered to be the loudest sound ever heard in modern history, with reports of it being heard nearly 3,000 miles (4,800 km) from its point of origin. The

shock wave from the explosion was recorded on barographs around the globe.

 

 

A new island volcano, named Anak Krakatau or Child of Krakatoa, rose above the waterline in 1927. The eruptions were initially of pumice and ash, and that island and the two islands that followed were quickly eroded away by the sea. Eventually a fourth island named Anak Krakatau broke water in August 1930 and produced lava flows faster than the waves could erode them. Of considerable interest to volcanologists, this has been the subject of extensive study.

 

Anak Krakatau has grown at an average rate of five inches (13 cm) per week since the 1950s. This equates to an average growth of 6.8 meters per year. The island is still active,  and today is over 300m tall.