In West Nusa Tenggara there is an island called Sangiang, and it has two volcanic cones. The two cones are named Doro Mantoi which is 5,889 feet, and Doro Api is 6,394 feet high. Mount Sangiang is still in an active status, its experience has erupted several times, causing residents to have to be evacuated. But Mount of 9 Sun has become an anti-mainstream destination in the Flores Tour.
The territory of Mount Sangiang is also used by residents to grow peanuts, sesame, barley, chili, and raise livestock. However, most of the people of Sangiang depend on their fate as sailors. So do not be surprised if on the coast of the island there are many boats including the Komodo Boat Trip.
Hiking on Flores Tour
The tourist attraction of mountains in Indonesia is indeed very eccentric. Tropical forests and rainforests that cover each mountain have a very attractive charm. Dense forests need to be traversed by tourists, and the adventure of Flores Tour through the forest is the essence of satisfaction. So that’s why you should look after this:
- Body Health
You need to pay attention to the condition of your body before climbing because you have to syad prime to be ready for adventure. Don’t bother other people if you don’t have to.
- Condition of Climbing Equipment
This is a routine thing that is often done by professional climbers before climbing. Checking the condition of climbing equipment is very important. What more if the weather is not good.
- Mountain Information
Find out in advance the information contained in the destination mountain, as well as the weather in the area according to the climbing schedule. Because natural conditions are often very different from what we know.
In terrain you’ve never explored you don’t have to feel strongest and know best. It can harm yourself and others.
- Change Clothes
You don’t need to bring too many clothes but bring more clothes. So that if it rains you can replace it with something else. Including a raincoat.
- Important Item Cover
You need to bring a waterproof cover to protect your important items from rain or other circumstances. Like a cellphone, for example, so you can still take selfies on Flores Tour.
- Don’t Stop Too Long
To keep your body temperature stable, you need to keep moving. What’s more, in a wet body condition, you will be more prone to wet lung attacks, hypothermia or others.
- Avoid Night Climbing, If it’s Raining
The view is more disturbed if it rains at night when you climb. What’s more, if it rains at the beginning of the climb, you should wait for it to subside. You’re better off doing it in the morning or afternoon to keep the track visible.
- Turn Off the Phone
When the weather is suddenly bad you need to do this, or other electronic items. This must be done to avoid being struck by lighting in Flores Tour.
Route to Mount Of 9 Sun
Mount 9 Sun is included in the conservation area, its height is 1,986 meters above sea level. Why 9 sun, because the heat there makes climbers feel more tropical. This is one of the reasons why you need extra physical and mental preparation for Mount Sangiang.
The route starts from Bima, from there you will use land transportation to Wera for 2-3 hours. Then you continue to Sangiang land by renting a motorcycle taxi. Arriving there you will go to Mount of 9 Sun by boat from Sangiang to Sangiang Island. There are so many boats that you can choose, from cheap to expensive for an hour’s journey.
Towards the top of Mount of 9 Sun there are 4 posts that you will pass, namely:
- Tangengeng Post
- Padang Ilalang Post
- Post Basecamp Post
- Summit Attack
The ascent from post one to post three takes approximately five hours. The terrain that you will go through is very challenging. Before reaching the last post, you are advised to make a camp at the third post. Because after that you will pass the Sirotomustakim path. A path that is surrounded by cliffs on the right and left flanking each other. Sand and gravel from the eruption also become your climbing base. So make sure you bring your heavy boots on this challenging adventure on Flores Tour.