Argopuro

Argopuro Trekking – The longest trekking field in Java

Mount Argopura a former active volcano has an altitude of 3,088 meters which is part of the mountains Iyang located in Probolinggo, East Java, and under the supervision of Sub BKSDA (Natural Resources Conservation Center) Jember. Mount Argopuro mountain has the longest climbing lane between the mountains on the island of Java. Having a historical relic of Prehistoric Period to the Japanese occupation.

Argopuro mountain has several peaks, one of its peak is Rengganis, in addition to having a distinctive appeal of a mountain peak, in Rengganis also contained archaeological relic sites in the form of terraces complex consisting of 3 to 5 areas of former buildings in it. The historic ruins believed to be the ruins of the former royal Rengganis Goddess.

There are 2 main pathways of hiking trail to Mount Argopuro commonly used by hikers, the first is through Baderan village, Besuki and the second is through Bremi, Probolinggo. If you want to reach the top faster, then the path Bremi – Probolinggo is the best option, but it should be noted that the field climbing of Bremi very uphill and spend a lot of energy, but if you want a more leisurely ascent and a more gently sloping terrain, track Baderan – Besuki is the best option, but the track is quite long. Usually the climbers who ascend from Bremi will go down in Baderan and vice versa.

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