BALI – IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR – RED ISLAND BEACH – GREEN BAY – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR – BALI (4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: BALI – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI
Ijen crater tour from Bali will start at 11.00 AM (Balinese time zone), our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Bali. Then you will drive to Gilimanuk Ferry Port, it will take about ±5 hours. Afterward, you will take the ferry for about an hour to reach Ketapang Ferry Port. Then, we will escort you to a local restaurant for having lunch then continue our trip to your hotel in Banyuwangi area for an enjoyable stay before you do a tour in Ijen crater on the next morning.
Ubud, Kuta, Sanur, Jimbaran, Denpasar To Gilimanuk Ferry Port (±4 Hours Drive)
Lovina, Pemuteran (±2 Hours Drive)
If you can start in the morning from Denpasar around 8.30 AM, we will invite you to do coffee experience tour where you will see the process all about the best coffee bean traditionally in Java (Roasting, Grinding, and Serving).
DAY 2: IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR – HOMESTAY IN PULAU MERAH BEACH AREA
Ijen blue fire tour will start at 1.00 AM, our car will bring us to the village of Licin and then continue to the slope of Mout Ijen, passing through plantations and rainforest. This is one of few remaining on the island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees which we will see those things when the sun rises. This journey takes approximately 1 hour from the hotel in Banyuwangi by a jeep. Arriving at the parking area of Mount Ijen, approximately 1 until 1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of Ijen to reach the peak of Ijen Crater but to see the blue flame we need to climb the crater down around 30 minutes (sport and hiking shoes required). When you arrived at the bottom of the crater of Ijen Volcano, you will see the amazing view of Blue flame and everybody said, it is only two in the world (only in Ijen Volcano, Indonesia and Dallol Volcano in Ethiopia).
When the sun rises, you will be invited to climb the crater up to 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 where reflects the spectacular view in the surrounding walls that gives the impression like doom. The sulfur miners go down into the crater and climb back up by passing a dangerous path on the edge of Ijen crater with the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous and hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen crater as one of God’s amazing creation. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as a 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 vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escorting you to the plantations (coffee and clove). Afterward, we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi for going back to Hotel and taking breakfast then we will give you a time for sleeping for a couple of hours, and around 12.00 AM we will drive to a local restaurant for having a lunch with traditional and unique food from Banyuwangi town. Then, we will be driving to your homestay in Pulau Merah Beach area about 2 – 3 hours. In this place, you will get one of the stunning sunsets in Banyuwangi. Staying overnight and get your barbecue time before taking a sleep.
DAY3: PULAU MERAH BEACH – GREEN BAY – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH
After having breakfast and walking around the shore around 9.00 AM, we will escort you the beautiful green bay. It takes about an hour from Red Island. Along the way, you will find some plantations (cacao and rubber) and brown sugar maker then you will be welcomed by the fishermen around who escort you to the green bay about 10 minutes (it depend the weather, if the weather is not good, you need to walk about 2 kilometers to reach the green bay). Grilled fish and fresh young coconuts are waiting your lunch time.
Around 1.00 PM, we will drive to Sukamade Turtle Beach about 1 1, 5 hours riding 4WD car (jeep). You will be crossing the rain forest and rivers using our special adventure jeep. Upon your arrival in Sukamade Turtle Beach area, you will stay in the homestay or guest house there.
SUKAMADE TURTLE TOUR:
Sukamade turtle beach tour will start after having dinner at your guest house at 8.00 PM, The rangers of turtle foundation and natural resources conservation will take you to the shore of Sukamade beach to see the turtle is laying the eggs. The rangers will give you the very good guidance about what should you do and what shouldn’t do when you are there.
SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH:
7 species of sea turtles in the world and 6 species of sea turtles in Indonesia, 4 of species landing and laying eggs on the Sukamade Beach. Seeing the turtles lay their eggs in the night is the most poignant sights that can be seen by visitors. Imagining the sea-turtles take a distance of thousands of kilometers from their origin in the other parts of the continent far away and just laying eggs on the Sukamade Beach.
ACCOMMODATION IN SUKOMADE BEACH:
The conditions here are very simple, but more often than not visitors are lucky enough to come back with an experience that is both unique and bound to become exceedingly rare. Stay overnight and take dinner at the lodge or guest house in Sukomade beach
DAY 4: SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH – BALI
After having early breakfast in Sukomade turtle beach area. At 7.00 AM, we will have a chance to release some baby turtle or little juveniles to the Sukamade beach. Then exploring the surroundings of Sukomade, this is an area of virtually void of people. Go and a dip in crystal clear water nearby river. Afterward, we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi about 4 – 5 hours for having lunch at the local restaurant, and then we will drive to Ketapang Ferry Port then take a ferry to reach Gilimanuk Ferry Port in the most western tip of Bali Island. Upon arrival in Gilmanuk Ferry port, we will escort you to your hotel in Bali (Ubud, Lovina, Sanur, Kuta, Jimbaran area). TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
GILIMANUK FERRY PORT TO UBUD, KUTA, SANUR, JIMBARAN, DENPASAR AREA (±5 HOURS’ DRIVE) AND LOVINA, PEMUTERAN (±2 HOURS’ DRIVE)
PRICE IS IN IDR AND INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Bali & transfer out back to Bali.
- 1 Night stay at Hotel in Banyuwangi area with Breakfast
- 1 Night stay at Homestay in Red Island Beach area with Breakfast and Dinner
- 1 Night stay at Guest House in Sukamade Turtle Beach area with Breakfast and Dinner
- Meals as stated on the programs (B: breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
- Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
- Jeep for Sukomade Turtle Beach tour
- Mineral water and English speaking guide
- Cost for parking during the trip
- Cost for the ferry from Bali to Java and Java to Bali Island.
- Special souvenir from Banyuwangi
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000/person on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000/person Saturday – Sunday )
- Entrance tickets in Sukamade Turtle Beach (IDR 250.000 /person)
- Donation for Banyuwangi Turtle Foundation (it’s around IDR 100.000 – IDR 150.000 for your group)
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, and internet
- Cost for lunch during the trip
- Tipping & other personal costs
For further information about the tour and booking, please feel free to contact us directly to our Email: Info@javaadventuretrail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 or please fill in the booking form below!