YOGYAKARTA (BY PLANE) – SURABAYA – BROMO – KALIBARU HIGHLAND – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH – IJEN CRATER – BALI (5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: YOGYAKARTA – HOTEL IN MOUNT BROMO AREA
Mount Bromo tour from Yogyakarta will start about 6.30 AM, our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Yogyakarta area. You will be escorted to Yogyakarta airport then you take a flight to Surabaya for about an hour. The airplane will leave Yogyakarta around 9.00 am and arriving in Surabaya around 10.10 am.Upon your arrival at Surabaya airport, you will be met by our staff, and then we will drive to Mount Bromo area for about 3-4 hours. Upon your arrival in Mount Bromo area, we will escort you to the hotel in Mount Bromo area for an enjoyable stay before you do a tour in Mount Bromo.
If you can start in the morning & the weather good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura Waterfall during the way from Surabaya to your hotel in Mt. Bromo area. Please check the picture of Madakaripura waterfall on the Internet.
DAY 2: BROMO SUNRISE TOURS – HOTEL IN KALIBARU HIGHLAND
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 our car afterward we will continue our trip to your Hotel in Kalibaru Highland for about 4 hours drive, you will pass small villages, rural landscapes, rice fields & plantation. Upon your arrival at Kalibaru Highland, you will stay overnight and have dinner at Margo Utomo Cottages or similar hotel with any kind of plantations surrounding and nice view hill.
DAY 03: KALIBARU HOTEL – ECO PLANTATIONS TOUR (AROMA TOUR) – SUKOMADE TURTLE BEACH (B, L, D)
After having breakfast at your hotel, then around at 08.00 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 10.00 AM, we will continue our trip to Sukomade turtle beach. It takes about 2 hours to reach Pesanggaran village then continue to the Sukamade beach about 1,5 hours by crossing rain forest and rivers using our special adventure vehicle. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant on the way to Sukamade turtle beach. Upon your arrival in Sukamade turtle beach area, you will stay in Lodge or Homestay.
SUKOMADE 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.
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 SUKOAMDE 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: SUKOMADE TURTLE BEACH – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI AREA
After having breakfast in Sukomade turtle beach area, about 07.00 AM. We will have a chance to release some babies 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, small cities, rice fields, plantations, and beaches. Lunch will be served on the way at the Local restaurant. About at late afternoon or in the early evening, we will reach at your hotel in Banyuwangi town for an overnight stay before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking on the next morning.
DAY 5: IJEN CRATER TOUR – BALI
Ijen crater tour will be started about 5.00 AM, our car will bring us to the village of Licin and then continue to the slope of Ijen Crater, you will be passing through the plantations and rainforest. This is one of few remaining on the island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees. This journey takes approximately an hour from the hotel. Arriving at the parking area of Ijen Crater, about 1, 5 hours will be required to hike Ijen Crater. Along the walking path, you will enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air and bird’s singing. Upon your arrival on the peak of Ijen Crater with an altitude about 2385 mAsl. You will be amazed at the enchanting panorama of Ijen Crater; it has the lake of acid water where the water changes to be turquoise color. The view will be so picturesque when you take a photo from above the crater. Besides the view, you will see the sulfur miners where they go down into the crater to take the yellow sulfur rock 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. After enjoying the enchanting scenery at Crater of Ijen Crater then we will go down to the parking area where our car is waiting for escorting you to the plantations (coffee and clove) before the town of Banyuwangi. Afterward, we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi for going back to Hotel and take our bags then we will drive 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 area. TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED.
If the weather is good enough and you have still good condition, you will have the chance to see the blue flame or blue fire & the sunrise at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave from the Homestay around 01.00 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.
Price is in IDR & includes:
1. Pick up service from Yogyakarta and transfer out to your hotel in Bali
2. The flight’s ticket from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
3. 1N stay at Hotel of Mt. Bromo with breakfast
4. 1N stay at Hotel of Ijen Crater area with breakfast
5. 1N stay at Hotel of Kalibaru Highland with breakfast
6. 1N stay at Guest house of Sukomade Turtle Beach with breakfast
7. Meals as stated on the programs (B: breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
8. Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
9. The jeep for Mount Bromo and Sukomade Tours
10. Mineral water and English speaking guide
11. Cost for highway or parking during the trip
12. Cost for Ferry from Java to Bali Island
1. Travel insurance
2. Entrance tickets to Mt Bromo ( Monday – Friday IDR 230.000 and Saturday to Sunday IDR 330.000)
3. Entrance tickets in Sukomade Turtle Beach (IDR 250.000 /person)
4. Donation for Banyuwangi Turtle Foundation (it’s around IDR 50.000 – IDR 100.000 for your group)
5. Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
6. Camera fee at Ijen Crater and Horse riding at Mount Bromo
7. Bar, laundry, phone calls, and the internet
8. Tipping & other personal costs
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