Borobudur Bromo Ijen Tour
YOGYAKARTA – BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOUR – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – MOUNT BROMO – IJEN CRATER – BALI
(4 DAYS – 3 NIGHTS)
WHAT MAKES THIS TOUR INTERESTING?
This tour is actually the same as “YOGYAKARTA BROMO IJEN BALI TOUR (5D4N)”, The different is only on the length of the journey. In this tour, we explore those destinations within four days. This tour is made by request for some traveller who has very limited holiday in Indonesia but willing to visit all the destinations. This tour is little bit rush but it’s highly recommended to be booked, because you will get some experiences during the tour.
On this tour, you will be visiting Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, Sultan Palace, Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater, and on the day two, we will invite you to take a local train from Yogyakarta (Central Java) to Surabaya (East Java) which will great opportunity to see how train schedule works here. On the last day, we will escort you to your hotel in Bali.
To read more about the tour itinerary, you can scroll the detail below:
DAY 1: YOGYAKARTA – HOTEL IN BOROBUDUR AREA
Borobudur temple tour will start from the airport in Yogyakarta, our staff will meet you at the airport then we will drive from Yogyakarta to Borobudur temple area for about 1,5 hours, Upon your arrival in Borobudur temple area, you will be staying overnight there before you do Borobudur sunrise tour tomorrow morning.
DAY 2: BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOURS – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – PRAMBANAN TEMPLE – TRAIN TO SURABAYA – HOTEL IN MOUNT BROMO AREA
Borobudur temple 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 stone reliefs and the many faces of Buddha. Glimpsing Borobudur for the first time is often a deeply felt emotional experience.
Borobudur sunrise tour offers a different experience where participants were given a special pass to enter the monument early in the morning at approximately 4:30 am before public visitors and visitors have to walk from the hotel to Borobudur with a pre-dawn stroll through the dewy grass of a lush tropical garden. A super scenery and a very beautiful morning at Borobudur temple could be seen when the sun would appear from the horizon. A truly impressive experience!
Around 9:00 am, our staff will meet you at your hotel for doing the next tour, which is a city tour around Yogyakarta city. We will be visiting Prambanan Temple, Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Silver accessories place and Batik place. We will take lunch in the local restaurant. Then, we will drive to Tugu Train Station, because the train leaves Yogyakarta around 16:00 and arrive in Surabaya Gubeng Train Station around 20:19. After arriving in Surabaya Gubeng train station, our staff will meet you at Surabaya Gubeng Train Station then continue our trip to Mount Bromo area and stop 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 an enjoyable stay.
DAY 3: MOUNT BROMO SUNRISE TOUR – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI AREA
Mount Bromo sunrise tour will be started around at 3.30 AM (when you come to Mount Bromo on the weekend, we have to start the tour earlier), the jeep will bring you to the most famous viewpoint on Mount Bromo area. That is Penanjakan hill, from the hill we can see the best sunrise in East Java with mountains and volcanoes as a background. Afterward, the jeep will continue your adventure holiday to reach the sea of sands in Mount 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 reaching the stairs at the slope of Mount Bromo where it will lead you to reach the peak of Mt. Bromo.
After enjoying the volcanic activity on the top of Mount Bromo, you have to go back to your jeep then the jeep will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, pack up, loading bags into ou car then we will continue our trip to to the Hotel in the area of Ijen Crater for about 4-5 hours. In this route, we will pass rural landscapes, small cities, rice fields, plantations, and beaches. Lunch will be served on the way to the local restaurant. About late afternoon or in the early evening, we will be reaching your hotel in Ijen Crater area which is only an hour away from Ijen Crater. You will be staying overnight here before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking on the next morning.
DAY 4: IJEN CRATER TOUR – BALI
Ijen crater tour will start at 1:00 AM, our car will bring us to Paltuding (Parking area before you start the trekking). This journey takes approximately 1 hour from the hotel in Banyuwangi by a jeep. Arriving at the parking area of Ijen Crater, about1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of Mount 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 the Blue flame and everybody said, it is only two in the world (only in Ijen Crater and 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 creations. 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 vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escorting you to the plantations (coffee and clove). We will escort you back to Hotel for having breakfast and taking shower before continuing to Ketapang Ferry Port then take a ferry to reach Gilimanuk Ferry Port at 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, Canggu, Legian or Jimbaran area).
TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
GILIMANUK FERRY PORT TO UBUD, KUTA, SANUR, JIMBARAN, DENPASAR AREA (±4-5 HOURS DRIVE), LOVINA (±2 HOURS DRIVE) & PEMUTERAN (30 MINUTES’ 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 Surabaya Gubeng train station
- 1N stay in Borobudur area with Breakfast
- 1N stay in Mount Bromo area with Breakfast
- 1N stay in Ijen Crater area with Breakfast
- Cost for Ferry from Java to Bali Island
- Private land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- The jeep for Bromo Sunrise Tour
- Mineral water during the trip
- Private English speaking guide (Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater)
- Cost for Borobudur sunrise tours and Yogyakarta city tour
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip
- Cost for Bluefire Tour in Ijen Crater and Gas Mask
- Cost for a local guide in the temple of Borobudur and Prambanan Temple
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets to Mount Bromo ( Monday – Friday IDR 230.000 and Saturday to Sunday/public holiday IDR 330.000)
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday/public holiday)
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Gratuity (tip) for tour guide & driver
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, the internet, & other personal costs
- Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip