Time Required : 3-4 hours
Mount Merapi, also known as Gunung Merapi is an active volcano situated on the periphery of the Central Java and Yogyakarta territories, Indonesia. It literally translates to to Fire Mountain in Javanese, In fact, it most recently erupted in 2018 and can still be seen spewing ash and smoke at periodic intervals.
Surprisingly enough, however, there are still villagers residing on it flanks. It has been identified as one of the 'Decade Volcanoes' - one among the 16 volcanoes worthy of study. It is wise to check the weather and the current conditions before trekking or hiking to this place.