YOGYAKARTA – SUNRISE BOROBUDUR – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – BROMO TOUR – SEMERU VOLCANO TREKKING – KALIBARU HIGHLAND – SUKOMADE – KEMIREN VILLAGE TOUR – IJEN CRATER – BALURAN NATIONAL PARK – BUNDER UNDERWATER – BALI
(10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS)
DAY 1/DATE: YOGYAKARTA – MANOHARA HOTEL
Start from airport in Yogyakarta area, our staff will meet you then escort you to Borobudur area for staying overnight.
DAY 2/DATE: BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOURS – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – PRAMBANAN TEMPLE – HOTEL IN YOGYAKARTA AREA
Borobudur is best seen at dawn, when the air is fresh and full of birdsong. As the mist begins to lift, the sun scales the surrounding volcanoes and terraced fields, and highlights the reliefs of the stone and many faces of Buddha. Glimpsing Borobudur for the first time is often a deeply felt emotional experience.
This tour offers a different experience where participants were given a special pass to enter the monument early in the morning at approximately 04.30 am before public visitors and visitor have to walk from the hotel to Borobudur with a pre-dawn stroll through the dewy grass of a lush tropical garden. Super scenery and a very beautiful morning at Borobudur temple could be seen when the sun would appear from the horizon. A truly enlightening experience!
Around 09.00 am, our staff will meet you at your hotel in Manohara hotel for doing City tour around Yogyakarta city. We will be visiting Prambanan Temple, Sulthan Palace, Water Castle, Silver accessories place and Batik place. We will take a lunch in the local restaurant. Then, we will drive to your hotel in Yogyakarta for staying overnight. .
DAY 3/DATE: YOGYAKARTA (BY TRAIN) – SURABAYA TRAIN STATION – HOTEL IN MOUNT BROMO AREA
After having breakfast around 06.00 am, our staff will pick you up then going to Tugu Train Station, because the train leaves Yogyakarta around 06.45 and arrive in Surabaya Gubeng Train Station around 11.58 am. After arriving in Surabaya gubeng train station, our staff will meet you there and then we will continue our trip to Mt. Bromo area and stop on the way for having lunch in the local restaurant. This trip will take about 3 – 4 hours and upon your arrival in Mt Bromo, having dinner and stay overnight at Lava View Lodge or similar hotel for enjoyable stay.
DAY 4/DATE: BROMO SUNRISE TOURS – RANUPANI VILLAGE – RANUKUMBALA LAKE
Mount Bromo tour will start at 3.30 AM from your hotel 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 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 reach stairs up at the slope of Mt. Bromo where it will lead you to reach peak of Mt. Bromo. About at 08.00 AM, the 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring you back to hotel for breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into our van. Afterward, we will continue our trip to Ranupani Village for about 2 hours driving using jeep by passing small villages and beuatiful landscapes from the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Valley. Then upon your arrival at Ranupane Village, we are going to Semeru Trekking Centre for registering ourselves and taking a lunch. Afterward, we will do trekking for 4 -5 hours heading to Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m). Before Arriving in the camping site, we will pass the savanna and lake. Then, we arrived around 05:00 PM at the camping site (Ranukumbala lake 2400 m), preparation to cook for dinner which was presented by our guide and porter cuisine and we are in service of porters set up tents as well. Enjoy the view in the afternoon and walking around the camping site then staying overnight in the tents. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
DAY 5/DATE: RANUKUMBALA LAKE (2400 M) – KALIMATI CAMPINGSITE (2.700 M) – SUMMIT OF SEMERU VOLCANO – RANUPANI VILLAGE (STAYING OVERNIGHT)
Waking up at 4:00 am in the morning to enjoy breakfast banana pancakes or toast, coffee/tea, then going to the hill of Tanjakan Cinta (Love Slope) to catch twin sunrise above Ranukumbala Lake, it’s behind your tent, enjoy the scenery around. It could memorable time. Around 9.00 am, you must pack your stuffs and continue our trekking to Kalimati camping site (2.700 m) around 3 – 4 hours. After arriving, we will be served by your guide and porter to take lunch break with special menu. Then, it’s free time till your dinner time, you can walk around or napping in the tent.
After taking dinner around 07.00 pm, you need take a sleep earlier because around 11.30 pm, your guide will wake you up to prepare hiking the summit up (hiking shoes, trekking poles, gloves and personal water). About 4 – 5 hours hiking, you will reach the summit and the sunrise welcomes you there. This is the special sunrise because you captured on the highest volcano in Java Island.
Another incredible thing is you can see and listen the sound of the hot ashes which comes out from the crater. It will be forbidden to hike after 11.00 am, because the activity of this volcano will be increasing. After enjoying the sunrise and surrounding, we will back to our tent for taking breakfast and bit resting before going back down to Ranupani Village Lake for our last night in this national Park. It could be take 8 hours. You will have your lunch break on the way down to the village. After arriving in Ranupani about 05.00 pm, we will be staying in homestay at the homestay of Ranupani Village. The temperature reaches 8 – 11 degrees Celsius during the night.
DAY 6/DATE: RANUPANI (2.200 M ) – KALIBARU HIGHLAND
After having breakfast around 08.00 am, you must be ready for packing all your stuff and luggage. Afterward, we will leave Ranupani Village then go to Kalibaru Highland for staying overnight here. (HIKING’S FINISHED)
MILEAGE OF SEMERU VOLCANO
Start from Ranupane Village (2200 m) to Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) → approx. 4 – 5 hours
From Ranukumbala Lake (2.400) to Kalimati Campingsite (2700 m) → approx. 3 – 4 hours
From Kalimati Campingsite to Summit of Semeru Volcano (3676 m) → approx. 5 – 6 hours
From Summit of Semeru Volcano (3676 m) to Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) → approx. 3 and half hours
From Ranukumbala Lake (2400 m) to Ranupani Village (2200 m) → approx. 4 – 5 hours
From Ranupani Village to Kalibaru Highland → approx. 6 – 7 hours
The hiking of Semeru Volcano requires a good level of fitness and ability to walk long distance. Somebody who has mountain sickness or height phobia and also asthma are not allowed to join this tour. Individual or group departures are available upon request. We can customize any date based on request with minimum 2 persons in each group. There are two type of service to choose Deluxe or Standard Budget service.
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING:
- Light Jacket
- Toilet paper wet and dry
- Personal medicine
- Small amount of money
- Personal hygiene items (e.g. tampons, etc)
- Light fleece / sweater
- Towel (for the 4 days)
- Spare T-shirt
- Warm hat (for evening, morning and summit)
- Tiger Balm or spray muscle (for muscle pain)
- Long pants and shorts
- Gloves and Trekking Poles
ON THE OTHER BAGGAGE:
Preferably things that do not need to take it your bag to climb to Semeru Volcano like a snorkeling stuff, so all items must be in packing before climb in the morning from your homestay. Your luggage will be stored securely in locked warehouses in homestay accordance that we provided or our luggage will be stored securely in our office, after climbing activity arriving in Tumpang village, your luggage will be taken back by our coordinators. Please check again your luggage before you leave Tumpang Village, does not cost anything to your luggage is kept securely in our place. It’s the usual things we do with our clients.
DAY 07: KALIBARU HOTEL – ECO PLANTATIONS TOUR (AROMA TOUR) – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH (B, L, D)
Having breakfast at your hotel, then around 8.00 AM, you will have a chance to enjoy the eco trip of plantations in Kalibaru area. On this tour program, you will do short trekking through 09 hectares plantations with varieties of spices such as nutmeg, cloves, pepper, vanilla , cinnamon, cocoa, coffee and coconuts. You may also discover the extraordinary attraction of traditional process of making palm sugar from palm tree liquid. Do not to forget for visiting the dairy farm. The trip can be arranged in the morning and takes about 1 hour until 1,5 hours. Afterward, around 9.30 AM, we will continue our trip to Sukomade turtle beach. It takes about 2 hours to reach Pesanggaran. 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 kilometer to reach the green bay). Grilled fish and fresh young coconuts are waiting your lunch time.
Around 01.00 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 guest house there.
SUKAMADE TURTLE TOUR:
After having dinner at your homestay at 08.00 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:
There are no tourists in many quantities. Only silence of the woods, sound of rivers, hospitality of local people, cacao and coffee plantations.
Crossing rivers, after 3 hours on the road and 2 hours of bumpy road, your trip will be full with challenges. Deep in the jungle there is a beach where the landing of turtles.
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.
ACCOMODATION IN SUKAMADE 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 8: SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH – HOMESTAY IN KEMIREN VIILAGE
After breakfast in Sukamade turtle beach area, about 7.00 AM. We will have chance to release some baby turtle or little juveniles to the Sukomade 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 continue our trip to the Hotel in Banyuwangi area for about 4-5 Hours. In this route, we will pass rural landscape, villages, rice fields, plantations, and a beach. Lunch will be served on the way at the Local restaurant. About at late afternoon, we will reach at your Homestay in Kemiren village where you can feel the super traditional life of the people around the village, drink local coffee, taste the traditional food that served by the owner of the homestay and enjoying traditional dance and music instruments from the local villagers. Then, stay overnight before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking on the next morning.
DAY 9: IJEN CRATER TOUR – KETAPANG INDAH HOTEL
Ijen crater tour will start at 5.00 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 Paltuing, we will pass some coffee plantations, clove plantations and rainforest. 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 2386 meters and enjoy the best panorama of the lake of acid water where reflects to 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. Afterward, we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi for having lunch at the local restaurant, and then we will drive to Ketapang Indah Hotel for staying overnight before going to Baluran national trekking and snorkeling with small shark in the next 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 01.00 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.
DAY 10: BALURAN NATIONAL PARK – BUNDER UNDERWATER – BALI
About 4.00 in the morning, our car will bring us to Baluran National Park in the northern town of Banyuwangi. It takes about 1 1,5 hours driving to the entrance gate then driving into Baluran National Park about an hour. Beginning the trip in this park you will enter an area called evergreen forest where the forest along this path is always green throughout the year. After driving 50 minutes leaving the forest, then you come in a vast field called Little Africa in Java. This vast savanna is a life of various types of mammals such as bulls, monkeys, group of deer, wild buffaloes and many kinds of bird.
A viewing tower with a height of 7 meters will bring you to watch different types of exotic woods. Your adventure will continue with the canoe on the beach which is only 15 minutes from the savanna. In this beach, you can sunbathe while enjoying the quiet beauty of the Java Sea, or trekking through beautiful white sand.
Afterward, we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi for having lunch at the local restaurant, then we will drive to Bunder Underwater for easy snorkeling with baby sharks and see beautiful corals and fish here. After enjoying the snorkeling, we will escort you 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). JAVA 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 & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Yogyakarta and transfer out to your hotel in Bali
- The train’s tickets from Yogyakarta to Mojokerto train station
- 1N stay at Manohara Hotel with Breakfast
- 1N stay at Hotel in Yogyakarta area with Breakfast
- 1N stay at Hotel in Mt. Bromo area with breakfast
- 1N stay at The Homestay of Ranupane Village area (Twin Share Bed) with Breakfast and Dinner
- 1N stay at Hotel in Kalibaru Highland with breakfast
- 1N stay at Guesthouse in Sukomade Turtle Beach with breakfast
- 1N stay at Homestay in Kemiren Village with Breakfast and Dinner
- 1N stay at Ketapang Indah Hotel with Breakfast
- Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- English speaking guide and The Porters during the hiking trip on Semeru Volcano
- Hiking stuffs
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the climb on Semeru Volcano
- All Entrance Tickets during the trips
- The sleeping bags, tents, cooking equipment, and toilet tent
- Trekking activity at Semeru Volcano 3 days 2 nights
- Meals as stated on the programs (B: breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
- Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- 4WD vehicle (jeep) for Mt Bromo & Sukamade Turtle Beach Tours
- Mineral water and English speaking guide
- Cost for Borobudur sunrise tours
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip
- Cost for Ferry from Java to Bali Island
- Travel insurance and pre-existing medical travel immunization
- Porters for carrying personal stuff
- Tipping & other personal costs
- All personal food except that it shows the above trekking programs
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Cost for lunch & Dinner during the trip except that it shows at the program
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