Hike mount Panderman - Batu

It is said that Mt. Panderman's name is derived from "Van der Man", a Dutch man. He was living in Batu at the beginning of the 20th century and loved the beauty of the mountain.

Visitor who is hiking to the top of Mt. Panderman A sign at Mt. Panderman: "Love me for what I am" - Malang, East Java Climbing mount Panderman Batu - camping

The Batu area is pleasantly cool as it is situated at an height of 800 to 1100 m. Typical day time temperatures are 17 to 20 °C.

Mt. Panderman is part of the mountain range "Sleeping Beauty". This range consists of Mt. Butak that forms the face of the Sleeping Beauty, Mt. Kawi and Mt. Panderman that together forms the beauty's feet. From a distance, the range indeed looks like a sleeping princess.

It is a beautiful and scenic 3.5 hours climb to the top of Mt. Panderman. Some patches are quite steep and the top is at 2048 m. The views are a great boost to keep you going.


Climbing mount Panderman Batu tour

After breakfast you will be picked up. Your drive to Pesanggrahan village in Batu takes about 1.5 hours. You will arrive at the check point of Mount Panderman, where your hike to the top starts.

From the check point to Post 1, called Sumber Air, takes about 1 hour trekking. Post 1 is situated at 1330 m. From Post 1 you will pass a relatively easy path that leads to Latar Ombo in about 1 hour, Post 2, at 1600 m. From Post 2 to Post 3 - Watu Gede - will take another hour.
Finally the summit Basundara at 2045 m is a 30 minutes trek only. You will have beautiful views over Mt. Arjuno and Mt. Welirang, but the trekking to the top is hard as the slopes are steep.

Down hill is the same route as up hill.
Actually, there is another route - down or up hill - but that will be more strenuous and the hike will be longer. Please ask if you are interested.



Tour info - Mt. Panderman

DURATION: about 8 hours
TRAVELERS: no max. or min. travelers
2 travelers: 71
3 travelers: 56
4 travelers: 45
5 travelers: 37

Price includes: private transport to Batu and back, hiking guide, local basic lunch
Price excludes: travel insurance, personal expenses, breakfast, dinner, optional tours

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