Mount Kerinci is the highest active volcano not only in Sumatra, but also in Indonesia. The summit reaches up to 3,805 meters ( 12,484 feet ) above sea level. The trek consists of thick and lust jungle and it has been around since the Dutch colonialism era. The sunrise is amazing from the top but thick sulfur can occasionally happen. It is a great experience to climb one of the most active volcano in Indonesia. Experience the hustle free trekking with experienced guide and porter for private group.

What’s Included:

  • Pick up and Return to your next stop within Padang
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Kersik Tuo Village – Western Standard
  • All Camping Equipment – Sleeping Bag, Tent, Camping Chair, Cooking Utensils, Matress
  • Experienced Guide + Porter
  • Entrance Fee 
  • First Aid Kit
  • Meals (as mentioned in the itinerary) + Water, Snacks, Fruits and Coffee and Tea during trekking


  • DAY 1

    Pick up from Padang International Airport or anywhere in Padang city (previously arranged) to Desa Kersik Tuo. Around (7-8 hours drive)

  • DAY 2 (B, L, D)

    Breakfast at the hotel and head to the base entrance around 8 am for registration and begin the climb. Your guide and porter will set your camp at ​shelter 3.

  • DAY 3 (B, L)

    Summit Attack around 3 am in the morning to see the sunrise at the peak of Mount Kerinci. Begin to decent in the afternoon and back to your accommodation in Kersik Tuo

  • Day 4 (B)

    9 AM Pick up from your hotel in Kersik Tuo to Padang Airport or Padang City

What to Bring for the Climb:

  • Changing clothes for 1 night
  • Water Bottle (At least 1.5 L)
  • Comfortable Trekking Shoes
  • Mountain Jacket
  • Camera
  • Slippers
  • Other personal items

You can leave the rest of your belongings you don’t need for the climb at the accommodation.

What’s Not Included:

  • Tips for the Guide
  • Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Flights

Additional Information

  • We require your passport to register you for the climb
  • Must have moderate physical fitness level 
  • The temperature on the campsite at Shelter 3 can reach between 4-5 degree Celsius at night. Make sure to bring appropriate warm clothing

Cancellation Policy:

  • The climb might get cancelled due to poor weather. In this case, you are entitled to reschedule your climb or request a full refund
  • Full refund is given for cancellation up to 48 hours prior to the booked date
  • 75% refund is given for cancellation within 24 hours prior to the booked date

Duration: 4 Days

Location: Desa Kersik Tuo, Jambi, Indonesia

Pick Up: Anywhere in Padang (previously arranged)

Minimum Participant: 2

Maximum Participant: 10

Price: Starts From

USD 250/ person

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