Mount Dempo is a high stratovolcano that rises above Pasumah
Plain in the province of South Sumatra in Sumatra,
Indonesia. Seven craters are found around the summit. A 400
m wide lake is found at the northwest end of the crater
The most recent activity has been in 2009. Historical
activity has been confined to being small-to-moderate
explosive activity that produced ashfall near the volcano
Mount Dempo is one of the natural tourism objects in
Pagaralam. It is the highest peak in South Sumatra and might
be reached directly from Palembang by car, after spending 6
hours more or less for about 295 kilometers. Grown in
northern Sumatra (Indonesia) Highlands.
The liquor tends to be light with a hint of body and
meatiness. Dempo Volcano is located at Lahat Regency, South
Sumatra Province while little part belongs to Muna Regency
of Bengkulu Province. Geographically, it lies at 04° 02'' SL
and 103° 08'' EL. The volcano has two peaks called Dempo and
The highest peak names Merapi with 3173 m high above sea
level, while Dempo is about 3049 m. Dempo is a prominent
3173-m-high strata volcano that rises above the Pasumah
Plain of SE Sumatra. Remnants of 7 craters are found at or
near the summit, with volcanism migrating to the WNW with
The historically active summit crater of Mount Dempo
contains a 400-m-wide lake, located at the NW end of the
crater complex. Historical eruptions have been restricted to
small-to-moderate explosive activity that produced ash fall
near the volcano.
The big city close to the volcano is Pagaralam. Flight
from Jakarta or Bandung to Palembang is the easiest way to
reach this city. From Palembang the trip can be continued by
car to Pagaralam or Dempo Plantation.
Dempo Tea Plantation is the highest village about 1650 m.
From this village, visitors start to climb and usually spend
the night at Sawah Highland (3000 m) where lots of springs
Dempo mountain is a mountain located on the island of
Sumatra, Indonesia. Dempo have a mountain at an altitude of
3195 meters.Dempo Mount have Dipterokarp Hill forest area,
forest Dipterokarp Top, Montane forest, forest and mountain
forest or Ericaceous.
Mount Dempo (3159 mdpl) located in the border province of
South Sumatra and Bengkulu provinces. To reach the nearest
village, first you must reach the city Pagar Alam,
approximately 7 hours drive from Palembang land. South
Sumatra's capital is available to the many bus Pagar Alam.
Or if you are from, before you can ride bus or Bengkulu,
Padang, and down in Lahat. Pagar Alam city, is consistent
with the name, the city is clearly surrounded by the Bukit
Barisan mountain range and the top of the line is Gunung
Dempo. This mountain is very beautiful tower vertical wave
nan blue sky when viewed in the morning. It is therefore
very appropriate when the first overnight in the city, many
available here inn or motel, around Rp. 20,000 a night.
Culture is a city that berbaur from different tribes and
migrants both create genuine peace that you do not get in
the big cities.
Although the mountain is high enough, but the water is
clear there is a half-way up the mountain to the climber so
that this does not worry about running out of drinking water
during the trip. A small crystal clear river, flows in the
border forest omen we start to enter the forest area that it
is with plants that are similar as we find in the mountains
Gede-Pangrango, namely forest montana. Pathways with full
root-root of the cross, slope gradient steep enough to own
rack sweat. There are no special signs, the forest is almost
homogeneous and very serene.
Four or five hours later, we will enter the area with
plants, vegetation berpohon the lower and lower, some
slightly open, a view also to be knowledgeable. Dempo
mountain has two peaks of the one called Peak fire. Towards
the top of the first Dempo, which is plain masif, Peak it is
the first plant of similar low perdu. From this first summit
we descend back to the valley diapit by the first peak and
the main peak. In this valley, there is a source of water
flowing here. Only the water is clear it's a little
wrinkled, may be the influence of seepage sulfur.
Climbing to the top of the main is not too difficult.
Slope of its gravel and stones with a slope of approximately
40 ° slope, stable enough to didaki. Dempo main peak of the
mountain (3158 m), is a volcanic crater which still flare
with a diameter of approximately one hundred square meters.
Crater wall is steep and may not be possible without
dituruni rock temali strap. Landscape of the peak is quite
cool. In addition to craters that provide special effects,
also appear to overlay Bengkulu province with the Indian
Ocean with the carpet and desolate valley of serene. Travel
down only takes two hours. Benighted when you can stay in
Dusuun VI, with the first ask permission of the security