Kawah Ijen Tumpak Sewu Tour From Bali
GLANCE OF THE TOUR:
Bali is one of the most populated islands in Indonesia that full of travelers around the world. Most of them fly to/from Bali before they explore other areas in Indonesia.
East Java is one of the must-visit neighborhood island. You just need to cross Bali Strait to reach eastern part of East Java. If you have 3 days’ trip to visit East Java. Tumpak Sewu Waterfall and Ijen Crater are 2 of them.
DAY 1: HOTEL IN BALI – TRANSFER TO HOMESTAY NEAR TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL
The first day of the tour, we will start about 7 am from Bali then driver to Gilimanuk Harbor to cross the Bali Strait for an hour.
Here is the estimated length of driving based on your place in Bali:
¨ UBUD, KUTA, SANUR, JIMBARAN, DENPASAR AREA TO GILIMANUK FERRY PORT (±4-5 HOURS DRIVE)
¨ LOVINA (±2 HOURS DRIVE)
¨ PEMUTERAN (± 30 MINUTES DRIVE)
Based on your arrival in Gilimanuk Harbor, you will meet our guide who is ready to escort you to take a ferry. Upon your arrival in Ketapang Harbor (East java side), our driver and car is ready to drive for 5-6 hours to reach Tumpak Sewu Waterfall area.
If you wish to have some local menu for lunch, our guide will escort you to the best local restaurant in town.
Along the way, you will see small town of Banyuwangi, Jember and also Lumajang. Rice fields, some small plantation, and small villages will be seen from the car as well. It’s long drive but also enjoyable.
Upon your arrival in Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, you will stay at the local homestay that managed by local villager too. So, it’s quite basic but comfortable enough. The homestay has double bed, heater, air conditioning, and local breakfast in the morning.
DAY 2: TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL – HOMESTAY/HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI AREA
The trip will be starting after breakfast about 7 am, it’s just 400 meters from Panorama point. So it’s very accessible. Upon your arrival in Panorama point, you will see the great magical view of Tumpak Sewu Waterfall. It’s one of the most amazing waterfalls in Indonesia with a great formations of the falls.
So, you must take photo as many as possible before many people come. After enjoying the view from the top, you will be escorted by our guide to go down into the bottom of the waterfall. Please make sure, you have wetsuits and also wet shoes because we will pass some slippery path and also wet path. Our guide will help you to manage the trekking down, so please listen to our guide.
Kawah Ijen Tumpak Sewu Tour From Bali
We will be have time 3-4 hours to enjoy the waterfall and also trekking around. After enjoying the waterfall, we will be back to our homestay for taking a shower, check out and drive about 5-6 to Banyuwangi Town.
DAY 3: IJEN CRATER SUNRISE TOUR – BACK TO BALI
The trip will be starting about 2:00 am in the morning, we will drive about an hour to reach Paltuding/start point of the volcano. Upon your arrival in Paltuding, we will be trekking about 1,5 -2 hours, it depends on your pace. When you reach the crater rim of Ijen Volcano, our guide will take you to the best spot to see sunrise and also the best view of the crater itself.
Ijen Volcano has one of the biggest sulfuric lake in Asia and the lake has turquoise color with high acidity (0,5 Ph.). So it’s beautiful and also dangerous.
After enjoying the view here about 7 am, we will go back to our car and drive back to Hotel for having breakfast and get some rest. At 11:30 am, we will be ready to take you to go to the ferry port for taking a ferry. The ferry will take about an hour. Upon your arrival in Gilimanuk Harbor (Bali side), you will be meeting with our driver who is ready to escort you to your hotel in Bali.
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 1:00 AM or Midnight.
Note: there is no additional cost to take this blue fire tour but this trip depends on the Ijen Crater condition, when it’s not allowed to go down by the local volcanologists, we only able to stay on the top of the crater.
Price is in IDR and includes:
- Pick up service from Bali and transfer out to Bali
- 1 Night stay in Tumpak Sewu Waterfall area with a breakfast
- 1 Night stay in Ijen Crater area with a breakfast
- Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
- Private English speaking guide
- Cost for parking during the trip and mineral water during the trip
- Cost for Tumpak Sewu waterfall
- Cost for ferry from Bali to Java (return)
- Cost for Ijen Bluefire Tour and Gas Mask in Ijen Crater
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater
- Travel insurance
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, and the internet
- Cost for lunch & Dinner during the trip
- Tipping & other personal costs