Day 01: Arrival Kerinci Airport – Kaco Lake Trekking

Upon arrival at Depati Parbo airport of Kerinci, your guide will pick you up. After meet and greet then you will be transferred to the local restaurant for lunch. After lunch you will start trekking in the rainforest of Sumatra for about 3-4 hours, to reach the beautiful Lake Kaco.

The porter team will set up campsite by the lake, then you can rest and have dinner. After dinner if you want to, together with your guide you can explore around the campsite for a night trek to see  nocturnal animals, or you can also stay at the campsite and rest.

Overnight: Tent/Campsite

Meals: Lunch, Dinner


Day 02: Lake Kaco – Waterfall – Lingkat Lake

After breakfast, you still have some time for swimming or exploring  the area for a while, then late morning you will be trekking back to Lempur village, visit a small waterfall and rest.
Then after lunch you will be transferred by motorbike to Lingkat lake nearby the village, you will have a beautiful sunset view here.

Then transfer back to the homestay for overnight.

Overnight: Cinnamon Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 03: Homestay – Mount Kerinci National Park’s Gate – Shelter III (3.073 m) (Campsite)

This morning  at 5 am you will be transferred back to Kersik Tuo Village. After breakfast transfer to the gate of Mt. Kerinci Seblat National Park. After we obtain the permit, start your 7-8 hours trekking up to Shelter III, the campsite for overnight.

The trek on Kerinci is  quite challenging, sometimes you need to hold on to the tree to pull yourself up, and also during rainy season the track will be, full with water.


Lunch en route and dinner provided by our guide team.

Overnight: Tent/Campsite
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 04: Shelter III – Summit (3.805 above sea level) – Kresik Tuo Village

Wake up at 03:00 am, then after having a hot tea you will start your 3 hours trekking to the summit of Mount Kerinci, when you are on the summit, you will be in the highest point on Sumatra.

After taking some photos and enjoying the beautiful scenery go back to our base camp for brunch. And then we will proceed trekking down back to Kersik Tuo home stay, it will take around 4 – 5 hours trekking down. In the afternoon we will reach Kresik Tuo Village and have some rest.

Overnight: Local Home stay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 05: Gunung Tujuh Lake

After breakfast at the home stay, we will be transferred by local transport to Gunung Tujuh Lake National Park, then continue hiking. Lake Danau Tujuh is a huge-mysterious lake 1.995 m above sea level, surrounded by primary rainforest and 7 hills.

Lunch will be served on the side of the lake. The pristine area around the lake is known as the habitat of Sumatran tigers, elephants, primate and  endemic birds.

Most of the day is spent by trekking and exploring the surrounding in search for animals, birds and exotic plants.  After Gunung Tujuh Lake, if time permits we can pay a visit to a waterfall and also visit the tea plantation.

Overnight: Local Home stay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 06: Kersik Tuo – Kerinci Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and then at the appropriate time you will be transferred to Kerinci airport to catch your flight to your next destination.


Meals: Breakfast

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