SURABAYA – IJEN CRATER TOUR – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR – KALIBARU HIGHLAND – BROMO – SURABAYA (5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS)
DAY 01: SURABAYA – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI AREA
Ijen crater tour will start from Surabaya area (Airport, Train Station or Hotel). Our staff will meet you then we will escort you to the small beautiful town of Banyuwangi regency where Ijen Crater located. It’s very recommended to start in the morning from Surabaya area because the journey takes approximately 8 hours by private car. We will stop for having lunch at local restaurant on the way. In this trip, you will pass some rural landscapes, small towns, & beach. Upon your arrival in Banyuwangi, you will stay overnight at Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar hotel before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking in the 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 1:00 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.
DAY 02: IJEN CRATER TOUR – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR( B, L, D)
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 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 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. 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. Then, we will continue our trip to Sukamade Turtle Beach. It takes for about 2- 3hours to reach Pesanggaran village then continue to Sukamade Beach about 1,5 – 2 hours by crossing tropical forest and small rivers by our jeep, it’s kind of adventurous trip. Your Lunch will be served at the local restaurant. Upon your arrival in Sukamade turtle beach, you will stay at a guesthouse in Sukamade beach area. When we have time to see the sunset, we will invite you to go to the beach to see the sunset, and we will return to the beach at night for turtle spotting.
THE INFORMATION ABOUT SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH
SUKAMADE TURTLE TOUR ACTIVITY:
Spotting the turtle will start after having dinner at your Guesthouse. And 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.
ABOUT SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH:
Sukamade Turtle Beach is very special for adventure seekers. This is the most appropriate meaning to describe a trip to this national park or well known as Sukamade Beach. There are no tourists in many quantities. The only silence of the woods, the 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 of 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.
ACCOMMODATION 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 Sukamade turtle beach.
DAY 03: SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH (B) – HOTEL IN KALIBARU HIGHLAND
After having breakfast in Sukamade turtle beach area, about 8:00 AM we will have a chance to release some baby turtles or little juveniles to the Sukamade beach and then exploring the surroundings of Sukamade. After enjoying the Sukamade beach area. We will back to our guesthouse then continue our trip to Kalibaru Highland for about 4 hours by passing small villages, rural landscapes, rice fields & plantation. Then upon your arrival at Kalibaru Highland, you will stay overnight and have dinner at Margo Utomo Cottages or similar hotels there.
DAY 4: KALIBARU HIGHLAND – ECO PLANTATION TOUR – HOTEL IN MOUNT BROMO AREA (B)
After 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 9 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 10:00 AM we will drive to Mount Bromo area for about 3-4 hours. Upon your arrival in Mt Bromo area, we will escort you to the hotel in Mt. Bromo area for a pleasant stay.
DAY 5: MOUNT BROMO TOUR – SURABAYA (B)
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 the peak of Mount Bromo. About 8:00 AM, The jeep will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into our van and then we will escort you to Surabaya for about 3-4 hours (it depends on the traffic situation). TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
If you can leave the hotel in Bromo around 9.00 in the morning & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura Waterfall during the way to Surabaya. Please check the picture of Madakaripura waterfall in the internet
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Surabaya and transfer out to Surabaya
- 1N stay at Hotel/Homestay in Ijen Crater area with Breakfast
- 1N stay at Sukomade Guest House with breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- 1N stay at Hotel/Homestay in Kalibaru Highland Area with breakfast
- 1N stay at HotelHomestay in Mount Bromo area with breakfast
- Meals as stated on the programs (B: breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner in Sukamade Turtle Beach only)
- Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- Jeep for Mount Bromo and Sukamade Tour
- Mineral water and English speaking guide
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip
- Cost for gas mask and Ijen Blue fire tour
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets in Sukomade Turtle Beach (IDR 250.000 /person)
- Donation for Banyuwangi Turtle Foundation (it’s around IDR 50.000 for your group)
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000/person on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000/person Saturday – Sunday)
- Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo ( IDR 230.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 330.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, the Internet, tipping & other personal costs
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