BALI – IJEN CRATER – MOUNT BROMO – SURABAYA – BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOUR – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR (5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS)
WHAT MAKES THIS TOUR INTERESTING?
This tour is highly recommended to the travelers who start their holiday from Bali Island and are willing to explore Java Island from Bali. Java Island is completely different than Bali, it is all about adventure, seeking new experiences during the holiday, trying local food, seeing the active volcanoes, meeting local people, and learning about new cultures.
On this tour we will be visiting the must-see destinations in Java Island (East Java – Central Java) within five days, the destinations are Ijen Crater, Mount Bromo, Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, and Yogyakarta City.
To read more about the detail of the itinerary, you can scroll down to the detail below:
DAY 1: BALI – ACCOMMODATION IN BANYUWANGI
Bali Ijen Bromo Borobudur Temple tour will start at 10:00 AM (Local Time), our staff will pick you up at your hotel in Bali then we will drive from your hotel to Gilimanuk Ferry Port, Gilimanuk ferry port is a harbor located in the most western part of Bali. It will take about 4-5 hours (depending on where is your hotel in Bali). Afterward, we will take the ferry for about an hour to reach Ketapang Ferry Port. Ketapang ferry port is a harbor located in Banyuwangi (Ijen Crater area), Java Island. Upon arriving at Ketapang ferry port, we will escort you to your hotel in the Banyuwangi area.
UBUD, SANUR, KUTA, LEGIAN, DENPASAR TO GILIMANUK FERRY PORT (±4-5 HOURS), PEMUTERAN (± 30 MINUTES) AND LOVINA TO GILIMANUK FERRY PORT (±2HOURS)
DAY 02: IJEN CRATER / KAWAH IJEN TOUR – ACCOMMODATION IN BROMO AREA
Ijen crater tour will start at 4:00 AM from your hotel then our car will bring us to Paltuding. Paltuding is a parking place where will park our car and start our trekking to Ijen Crater. To reach Paltuding, we will pass some coffee plantations, clove plantations, and rainforests. This journey takes approximately 1, 5 hours. Arriving at the parking area of Ijen Crater (1850m), From here, you need 1, 5 hours will be required to hike the slope o Ijen Crater. Along the path, you will enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air & shady. Resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2385 meters and enjoy the best panorama of the lake of acid water which reflects the spectacular view in the surrounding walls that gives the impression of doom. The sulfur miners go down into the crater and climb back up by passing a dangerous path on the edge of the ijen crater with a load of as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous and hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Ijen Crater. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as proof that you have visited one of the most amazing places on earth. After enjoying the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen until the vehicle’s parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escorting you to the plantations. Afterward, we will escort you to a local restaurant for having lunch and then continue our trip to Mount Bromo for about 5-6 hours overlooking the active volcano of Mount Bromo, staying overnight in the Mount Bromo area before taking the Bromo sunrise tour tomorrow morning.
If the weather is good enough and you have a good condition for trekking at night, you can take Ijen blue fire tour at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave the Hotel or Homestay around 00:30 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.
DAY 03: BROMO SUNRISE TOUR – TRAIN STATION IN SURABAYA – ACCOMMODATION IN BOROBUDUR TEMPLE AREA
Mount Bromo tour will start at 3:30 AM from your hotel, we will ride a jeep to get the best of sunrise viewpoint and then the jeep will bring you to the world’s most famous viewpoints, those are Penanjakan and Kingkong hill, it’s located on the rim of the Tengger caldera (2,700m). From here, you can see the enchanting sunrise with the amazing scenery of Mount Bromo, Batok, and Semeru. After you have enjoyed the view here, we will go back to the jeep then the jeep will continue our adventure to reach the sea of sands in the Mt. Bromo area. We will stop at the parking area then you will cross the sea of sands by riding a horse or on foot (it is optional) till you reach the stairs up at the slope of Mt. Bromo where it will lead you to reach the peak of Mt. Bromo. About 9:00 AM, the jeep will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, pack, loading bags into our van, and then we will continue our trip to Surabaya Train Station for about 3-4 Hours (it depends on the traffic situation). There are two train schedules that we take normally at 15:15 and 17:10, here is the detail below:
The train that leaves at 17:10, it takes about 4H25M, so you will be arriving in the Yogyakarta area at 21:17 and for the train that leaves at 15:15, you will arrive in Yogyakarta around 19:40.
Optional Tour: If you want to visit Madakaripura Waterfall before going to Surabaya Train Station, this time will be possible but you must leave the hotel in Mount Bromo around 10 am, it’s about an hour drive to the waterfall and for the total trip at the waterfall approximately you will need 2-3 hours, so it means, you must drive to Surabaya Train Station at 1 pm, to Surabaya you will need 3 hours (more&less). But you should remember this optional trip is excluded, so you should pay at the site to our guide for taking this trip. (only for the 17:10 train)
DAY 04: BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOUR (VIA MANOHARA HOTEL) – MERAPI JEEP TOUR – PRAMBANAN TEMPLE – ACCOMMODATION IN YOGYAKARTA AREA
About 4:30 AM, you will be escorted by your driver and guide to Manohara Hotel as the entrance gate for another great experience to see a sunrise in the Borobudur Temple area.
Did you know that Borobudur is best seen at dawn when the air is fresh and full of bird songs? As the mist begins to lift, the sun scales the surroundings such as Mount Merapi and Merbabu, villages, and forests. When the sun rises, you will see great stupas around you, the amazing reliefs that were made 400 years ago.
Around 6:00 AM, you can see the mist around this temple, you will have a great pic if you can make it. Take a photo with opened stupa, and walk around the amazing relieves. Learning the history of the Borobudur temple is worth it to get.
Around 9 am, our driver will meet you in the Borobudur park area and then back to your Hotel. After having breakfast and packing your luggage, you will be invited for doing an adventurous tour in Mt. Merapi, we will drive for ± 2 hours from Manohara hotel to Kaliadem Basecamp. Kaliadem Basecamp is the last place before you do the “Kaliadem Lava Tour in Merapi Volcano”. Around 11:00 AM, your jeep’s driver will escort you to Kaliadem Village; it’s a village on the slope of Mt Merapi that is totally destroyed after the last great eruption of Merapi on November 4th and 5th, 2010. The hot cloud (pyroclastic flow) hit this village. This position of the Kaliadem is 1100 meters above sea level. It makes the air still relatively cool, although the tree forest was destroyed when the hot clouds hit on. When the area was opened again, hundreds of visitors have been coming until today, locals and foreigners reach the location by American Jeep and motor riding. And now, these objects can be seen at Gunung Merapi Museum.
The tour will be started at Kaliadem Parking area, from here the jeep will be ready to take you around the volcano for 2-3 hours, such as visiting the museum, alien stone, yellow river, the cemetery, and village of the shaman of Mt. Merapi, Kaliadem hill, and Kaliadem bunker. About 2:00 PM, the driver will escort you to our normal car. And then we are going to our next destination, which is Prambanan Temple. Prambanan Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Indonesia. So, it’s so worth it to visit. We only need ± an hour to explore the amazing view and good history of Prambanan Temple. After enjoying the Prambanan Temple, we will escort you to your hotel in the Yogyakarta area.
DAY 05: ACCOMMODATION IN YOGYAKARTA AREA – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – AIRPORT IN YOGYAKARTA
After having breakfast around 7:00 am, we will drive to Sultan Palace, Tamansari Water Castle, and Batik Place. Last day, we will do a short city tour before we take you to the Airport of Yogyakarta. TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
Note: Do not book a flight in the morning, it’s better if you can book the flight in the afternoon. So, you can take a full of city tour in Yogyakarta.
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Bali and transfer out to Yogyakarta Airport
- 1N stay at the accommodation in the Banyuwangi area with breakfast
- 1N stay at the accommodation in Mount Bromo area with breakfast
- 1N stay at the accommodation around Borobudur Temple area with breakfast
- 1N stay at the accommodation around the Yogyakarta area with breakfast
- Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- The jeep for Mount Bromo Sunrise Tour and Kaliadem tour in the former eruption of Mount Merapi
- Private English speaking guide (Ijen Crater and Mount Bromo)
- Cost for the airfare from Surabaya to Yogyakarta / train ticket from Surabaya to Yogyakarta (depends on your budget)
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip and mineral water
- Cost for Borobudur sunrise tour, entrance tickets for Mt Merapi, and cost for Yogyakarta city tour
- Cost for Ferry from Bali to Java Island
- Local guide for Borobudur temple, Prambanan temple, and Yogyakarta city tour
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo ( IDR 230.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 330.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday or on Public Holiday )
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, the internet, tipping & other personal costs
- Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip
For further information about the tour and booking, please feel free to contact us directly at our Email: Info@javaadventuretrail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 or please fill in the booking form below!