Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N

GLANCE OF THE TOUR:
The trip is dedicated to landscape, portrait, and astrophotography lovers. We offer 4 days of experience to visit the best spots in Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen for your Photography trip.

This is a good trip, if you want to feel a real feeling of a Photography trip, where we will be invited to walk around the village of Mount Bromo or even Mount Ijen. So, you can describe the picture between 2 situations in your camera.

For Milky Way lovers, we will open the schedule every month on the 6-15th. Because at this time, the moon is not full anymore and the sky gets darker. So we will be able to see more stars in the sky, but this can change anytime with the Moon Phase calendar. Here below are tips for you:

Before stargazing photography or Milky Way hunting:

  • Check Weather: Ensure clear skies for optimal viewing. Clouds obstruct visibility.
  • Moon Phase: New moon phases are best for capturing fainter celestial objects.
  • Location: Choose dark sky areas away from light pollution for better visibility.
  • Time and Season: Different constellations are visible at different times of the year.
  • Camera Settings: Use manual mode, wide aperture, high ISO, and long exposure.
  • Focus: Use manual focus or infinity setting for sharp images.
  • Safety: Bring essentials like a flashlight and warm clothing.

By considering weather and moon phases alongside other factors, you’ll maximize your chances of capturing stunning night sky images.

For checking local weather and moon phase, you can use the following apps or websites:

  • Weather Apps/Websites:
    • The Weather Channel app
    • AccuWeather app
    • Weather Underground website
  • Moon Phase Apps/Websites:
    • The Photographer’s Ephemeris app
    • Time and Date website
    • Moon Phase Calendar app

These resources provide accurate and up-to-date information on weather conditions and moon phases in your local area, helping you plan your stargazing photography or Milky Way hunting adventure effectively.

Most of the trips here start from Surabaya Juanda airport and end up in Surabaya again or transfer to Bali, so here is the pictures below to describe the route plan:

Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N
Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N

 TRIP ITINERARY:

DAY 1: SURABAYA ( AIRPORT /HOTEL)  – HOTEL/HOMESTAY IN BROMO AREA

On the first day of the trip, we will be starting from in the Surabaya area. If you stay in Surabaya, we will pick you up at 9 am. Because it’s a great time to start the trip, you will be arriving before dark in the Bromo area. But if you arrive by plane or train station in Surabaya, we recommend to be arriving before midday.

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Surabaya to Bromo is about 3 hours away, for having lunch, we can start at the local restaurant that is recommended.

Upon your arrival at Mount Bromo, we will invite you to walk around the village of Cemara Lawang Village. And then we will have dinner together at the local restaurant here.

MEALS: NOT INCLUDED
ACCOMMODATION: INCLUDED
 


 DAY 2: MOUNT BROMO MILKY WAY TOUR – SUNRISE TOUR – SUNSET IN METIGEN HILL

On the second day of the trip, we will go to Rogowulan Hill to catch the Milky Way at midnight and also at sunrise in the morning. We will depart from our hotel/homestay at 00:30 am, we will drive for about 40 minutes by jeep, and we must take a motorbike taxi to Rogowulan Hill, it’s about 45 45-minute ride. Rogowulan Hill is a hidden hill to see the sunrise and also to capture the landscape of Mount Bromo itself. But it can be accessed only by motorbike or foot.

Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N
Photo by: https://www.instagram.com/antenorefabio/

Upon your arrival here, you will notice that nobody will be here because it’s a hidden sunrise point. So take your position to capture the Milky Way here.

About 5:30 am, the sun will rise from the east and you will have the greatest view of Mount Bromo from another angle.

Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N
Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N

After enjoying the sunrise here, we will be moving to King Kong Hill where you can capture another angle of Mount Bromo. Afterward, we will go back to our jeep and drive to the Sea of Sand to capture the view of the surroundings.

At about 8 am, we will be back to our hotel/homestay to have breakfast and rest.

At 3 pm, we will be walking around the Cemara Lawang village to see the local people’s activity and also the farms around. Then we will go to Metigen Hill to see the sunset of Mount Bromo.

MEALS: BREAKFAST ONLY
ACCOMMODATION: INCLUDED


DAY 3: HIKE THE PEAK OF MOUNT BROMO – BROMO HORSE PHOTO SPOT – HOMESTAY / HOTEL IN IJEN AREA

On the third day of the trip, we will be starting from our hotel/homestay at 3:30, we will drive about 20 minutes to reach the start point of the trekking. Upon your arrival at the start point, we will be hiking for about 40 minutes on foot. It will be great to hike during the sunrise because there will be fewer people, less dust, and more peace. So, you can enjoy the trip a lot here.

Other Package  BROMO IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR FROM SURABAYA (4D3N)

We prepare one horse for the object of the photo here with the local owner. So you can take the horse photo too during the sunrise here.

After enjoying and having enough to take photos here, we will go back to our homestay/hotel to have breakfast and continue to our next destination which is the Ijen Crater area.

We will drive about 5 – 6 hours to reach our homestay or hotel.

MEALS: BREAKFAST ONLY
ACCOMMODATION: INCLUDED


Day 4: IJEN MIDNIGHT TOUR – TRANSFER BACK TO SURABAYA OR TRANSFER TO BALI

On the last day of the trip, we will start at midnight, we will drive about 30 minutes from our homestay or hotel, then we will start to trek for about 2 hours until we get to the Blue Fire point, and we will trek about 2 hours less.

Upon your arrival at the Blue Fire Point, our guide will lead you to the spot where you can capture a photo of Blue Fire as well.

At about 3:30 am, we will start to hike up to Sunrise Point where we can see the sunrise with the view of the Crater Lake in Ijen Crater. We will walk about an hour up the mountain.

Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N
Image by https://www.instagram.com/hasyimart_/

The crater lake here is nice because it is green, blue and sometimes it’s. turquoise colors too, so it will be great to capture it during the sunrise or after the sunrise.

After enjoying the view here, we will go back to our car and drive back to our hotel/homestay to have breakfast and continue to our last destination. That is Surabaya.

Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N
Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N

Here is the predications of the distance or the last journey:

1. Ijen Crater area – Surabaya: 8-9 hours by car

  1. Ijen Crater area – Kuta, Bali: 4 hours + 1 hour (ferry)
  2. Ijen Crater area/ Banyuwangi Airport– Surabaya (by flight): an hour flight – Please take after midday flight (13:00)

INCLUSIONS:

  • Pick-up service from Surabaya and back to Surabaya (or Bali)
  • 2 Night stay in the Mount Bromo area with a breakfast
  • 1 Night stay in the Ijen Crater area with a breakfast
  • Private English-speaking guide for 4-day trip
  • Milky Way tour and photography tour in Mount Bromo
  • 1 Horse for rent in Mount Bromo (for photo only)
  • Private air-conditioned car with driver, fuel, parking fee, toll fee
  • Mineral water during the trip for 4 days
  • Midnight tour in Ijen Crater/Mount Ijen with gas mask included
  • Jeep for Mount Bromo Tour
  • Motorbike Taxi in Rogowulan Hill
  • Entrance tickets for Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen
Other Package  BROMO IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR FROM SURABAYA (4D3N)

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)
  • Travel Insurance for the 4 days’ trip
  • Horse riding in Mount Bromo
  • Meals during the trip and personal expenses

INFORMATION OF THE TRIP:

  • Departure Point: Surabaya area
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Return Destination: Surabaya area or Bali area

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The temperature at Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen approximately is +10 to +13 degrees during the sunrise time and it will be colder when it’s windy. We highly recommend you think about your comfort in advance.

The things that you should bring during the trip:

  • a pair of good walkable shoes; trekking shoes, running shoes, hiking shoes
  • warm clothes (long pants, scarf, jacket, some type of hoody)
  • a raincoat and wet tissues (you can buy during our stops at gas stations or minimart)
  • a cap or a hat
  • a small backpack to carry items up the volcano;
  • personal ID card (or copy)
  • Tripod and more battery
  • Powerbank

Important things that you must read before you book the tour:

  • Your insurance for this tour is your responsibility.
  • This is a private tour/activity. So, it will be just you and your group on this trip
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

For further information about the tour and booking, please feel free to contact us or click on the booking form below:

  • Email: info@javaadventuretrail.com/sofyan.adventure@gmail.com
  •  WhatsApp: +6287755920876/+6281336066643

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Bromo Ijen Milky Way Tour From Surabaya 4D3N

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