Mt Semeru

'The Great Mountain', Java's tallest peak.

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Otherwise known as Mahameru, or ‘The Great Mountain’, this stratovolcano is the tallest peak on the island of Java.

The iconic cone is hard to miss, and a freshly released cloud of black volcanic ash is often to be seen. The summit offers up one of the world’s best sunrise views, looking across the park towards the steaming cone of Bromo.

We’ve picked the best ways to trek Mt Semeru, you just need to choose the right one for you. Our trusted, hand-picked local guides and hosts take care of the details. All you have to do is turn up with your camera and walking boots.