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 Merapi. 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 time. 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 running