bing is from the native village Kalegen, which is situated some 6 miles from Magelang and to be reached by trap or motor car. From there it is a 10 hours climb to the tcp, but the road is very steep and difficult.
Situated on the borders of the Residency Ke-doe Semarang and Soerakarta this mountain has an elevation of 10320 feet. For the ascent take tram to Grabak (a station on the tramline between Willem I (Ambarawa) and Magelang) from which station one can go as far as Katoe-peganten by trap (distance some 3 miles) and thence in about 2 hours to the hotel Grabak Merbaboe. From the hotel Merbaboe it takes two hours on horseback to reach the highest situated native village, from which place a climb of some 5 hours leads to the top of the mountain. On the top is a hut of a hermit. The crater is found just below the summit. One may descend via the saddle between Mounts Merbaboe and Merapi to Solo, at which place a resthouse of the Sultan and the sanatorium of Dr. Otten is found.
From Selo by motor car or trap to Bojolali
and thence by tram or motor car to Soerakarta.
When coolies of the highest native villages are engaged they can act as guides, knowing the way.
This mountain is situated in the residency Ke-doe and its highest top has an elevation of 9450 feet. From the station Moentilan on the tramline between Djokja and Magelang take a carriage to the native village Doekoem, distanced some 12 miles. From Selo (where the sanatorium of Dr. Otten and a resthouse of the Sultan of Solo is found) to the top or to the eruption cone in about 4 hours. Coolies for the ascent to be engaged in Selo. As the Merapi is at times very active, it is sometimes dangerous to go too near the crater. In such case do not go any further then the outside crater walls,.
Situated in the residency Banjoemas. This mountain has an elevation of some 11400 feet a.s. For the ascent take motor car from Poerbo-linggo (residency Banjoemas) which is to be had at the there existing garage and go as far as the native village Serajoe.Situated in the residency Banjoemas. This mountain has an elevation of some 11400 feet a.s. For the ascent take motor car from Poerbo-linggo (residency Banjoemas) which is to be had at the there existing garage and go as far as the native village Serajoe.