EAST JAVA PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR 6D5N

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East Java Photography Tour – DRAFT OF THE TOUR:


DAY 1: SURABAYA – JODIPAN COLORFUL VILLAGE – STAY IN MALANG TOWN
DAY 2: TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL – STAY IN TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL AREA
DAY 3: KAPAS BIRU WATERFALL – COBAN SRITI WATERFALL – STAY IN MOUNT BROMO AREA
DAY 4: ROGOWULAN HILL SUNRISE POINT – HIKE CRATER RIM OF MOUNT BROMO – SUNSET IN METIGEN HILL – STAY IN BROMO AREA
DAY 5: SUNRISE IN THE TOP OF BROMO CRATER RIM – MADAKARIPURA WATERFALL – STAY IN BANYUWANGI TOWN
DAY 6: IJEN CRATER TOUR – TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL IN BALI


GLANCE OF THE TOUR:
East Java is the homeland of adventure photos seekers, it hosts many things to be explored, such as beautiful waterfalls, interesting colorful villages in the heart of the city, two active volcanoes that completely safe to visit.

On this tour, you will enjoy the most scenic places but it will be a bit tough to reach the area, more drive on the road, and less rest than normally. But it will be paid with a good view of it.


TOUR ITINERARY:

DAY 1: SURABAYA – JODIPAN COLORFUL VILLAGE – STAY IN MALANG TOWN
On the first day of the trip, we will be starting from Surabaya. It can be in the Airport, Train Station or Hotel in the Surabaya area. If you planned to stay in the Surabaya area, we recommend starting at 9 am in the morning so we will be having enough time to explore Jodipan Colorful Village in Malang. But if you arrived from the Airport of Train Station, we recommend taking before midday arrival. Surabaya to Malang area will take about 3-4 hours away.

Jodipan Village. Photo by https://www.instagram.com/backpackertampan/

Upon your arrival in Jodipan Colorful Village, we will take you to the bridge or street where you can see both areas of this village, there are two villages that split by the bridge or road. One of them is very colorful with rainbow color but another one with a blue color only. So it’s very interesting to see. We will be needing about 3 hours to explore the whole area.

After enjoying the exploring here, we will go to check-in at the hotel and rest. If you want to have dinner food, you to try the local street food or fancy restaurant in Malang town.


DAY 2: TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL – STAY IN TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL AREA
On the second day of the trip, we will be starting from Malang to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall at about 5 am, and we will drive about 2 hours. Upon your arrival in Tumpak Sewu Waterfall area, our guide will escort you to the Panorama viewpoint where you can see 180 degrees of Tumpak Sewu Waterfall. If you fly a drone here, you can see the highest volcano in Java Island. That is Mount Semeru, so make sure you have enough battery for your drone.

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After enjoying the view from Panorama’s point, we will go down to the bottom of the waterfall to take another photo from different angles. The path to go down, it will be wet and slippery, there is only bamboo stair with ropes. So, make sure you have proper shoes and a good bag against the water.

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The whole activity here will take about 3-4 hours depends on how you enjoy the waterfall. Mineral water and some snacks are the must-things to bring here.

After you finished the trip here, we will go back to the car and go to Yanto/Anugrah Homestay to stay overnight near Tumpak Sewu Waterfall. It’s just 5 minutes away from the parking place. Rest overnight and free leisure.

Our dinner will be provided by the owner of the homestay because there is no restaurant in this area.


DAY 3: KAPAS BIRU WATERFALL – COBAN SRITI WATERFALL – STAY IN MOUNT BROMO AREA
On the third day of the tour, we will start the trip about 6 am to Kapas Biru Waterfall, it will take about 10 minutes from your homestay in Tumpak Sewu Waterfall area. Upon your arrival in the parking place, you can do trekking for about 10 minutes more less (depends on your pace). You can enjoy the waterfall here for 2 hours and then we can go to another waterfall, that is Coban Sriti Waterfall. It will take about 6 minutes’ drive by car and about 10 minutes trekking too. Some of the waterfalls here is still isolated so the access is so difficult, so please listen to our guide for your safety.

Kapas Biru Waterfall. Photo by https://www.instagram.com/danarsibolang/

After enjoying the whole waterfalls here, we will start to move to our next destinations, which is the Mount Bromo area. It will take about 4 hours away.

Coban Sriti Waterfall. Photo by https://www.instagram.com/fabiooliveira/


DAY 4: ROGOWULAN HILL SUNRISE POINT – HIKE CRATER RIM OF MOUNT BROMO – SUNSET IN METIGEN HILL – STAY IN BROMO AREA
The fourth day of the trip, we will start about 2:30 am from your hotel, we will drive with a jeep to reach King Kong Hill for about 40 minutes then we will take a motorbike taxi to reach the hidden sunrise point of Rogowulan Hill. It will take about 40 minutes as well. You must make sure; you have a warm jacket with you. The temperature here will be about 9-15 degrees Celsius.

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Upon your arrival in Rogowulan Hill, you can be starting to prepare your camera. The sun rises at 5:30 am but about 5 am, you can see the colors before sunrise. It’s so nice to capture the moment from here because less crowded and you can see the whole area of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park from here.

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After enjoying the area here, we will go back to King Kong Hill for capturing another angle of Mount Bromo and surrounding. About 7:30 am, we will go back to our jeep and drive to the sea of sand before going back to our hotel in Cemoro Lawang area.

You can have breakfast and rest, about 4 pm our guide will invite you to watch the beautiful sunset in Metigen Hill. About 6 pm, we will go back to our hotel, have dinner and rest

OPTIONAL: IF YOU JUST WANT TO SEE THE NORMAL VIEW OF MOUNT BROMO, WE CAN JUST GO TO KING KONG HILL AND START FROM HOTEL ABOUT 3:30 AM. (PLEASE LET US KNOW YOUR PREFERENCE)


DAY 5: SUNRISE IN THE TOP OF BROMO CRATER RIM – MADAKARIPURA WATERFALL – STAY IN BANYUWANGI TOWN
The fifth day of the trip, we will start from our hotel at 4 am in the morning, we will drive about 20 minutes to the start point of Mount Bromo trekking point. We will trek about 45 minutes until we reach the top of Mount Bromo. From here, we will see another beautiful sunrise with fewer people too.

After enjoying the trekking, we will be back at our hotel for having breakfast, take a shower and start to drive to our next destination that is Madakaripura Waterfall, it will take about an hour’s drive. Upon your arrival in the parking area, we will ride a motorbike taxi for about 10 minutes and trekking for 15 minutes. We will be passing the small waterfall before reaching the big waterfall. So, you must make sure to bring your raincoat.

madakaripura waterfall probolinggo
Enjoy the waterfall here before heading to Banyuwangi town area for about 5-6 hours drives’.


DAY 6: IJEN CRATER TOUR – TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL IN BALI
The last day of the trip, we 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 the sunrise and also the best view of the crater itself.

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Ijen Volcano has one of the biggest sulfuric lakes in Asia and the lake has a turquoise color with high acidity (0,5 Ph.). So it’s beautiful and also dangerous.

Ijen Crater Tour, Kawah Ijen Tour, Bluefire ijen

After enjoying the view here about 7 am, we will go back to our car and drive back to the 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.

OPTIONAL PROGRAM:
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.


DETAIL OF THE TRIP:

  • LOCATION: EAST JAVA (JODIPAN COLORFUL VILLAGE, TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL, KAPAS BIRU WATERFALL, COBAN SRITI WATERFALL, MOUNT BROMO, MADAKARIPURA WATERFALL & IJEN CRATER)
  • ADVENTURE TYPES:
    • TREKKING & HIKING
    • LOCAL CULTURE UNDERSTANDING
    • ECO-TOURISM
  • PROGRAM DURATION: 6 DAYS
  • AGE REQUIREMENT: AGE REQUIREMENT VARIES
  • COST IN USD & IDR: CONTACT US FOR COST DETAILS
  • ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS: PRIVATE STAYING

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Price is in IDR and includes:

  • Pick up service from Surabaya and transfer out to Bali
  • 2 Nights stay in Mount Bromo area with a breakfast
  • 1 Night stay in Tumpak Sewu Waterfall area with a breakfast
  • 1 Night stay in Malang Town area with a breakfast
  • 1 Night stay in Banyuwangi town area with a breakfast
  • Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
  • Private English speaking guide for 6 days
  • The jeep for Mount Bromo tour (2 days)
  • The motorbike taxi for Rogowulan Hill
  • Cost for parking during the trip and mineral water during the trip
  • Cost for Tumpak Sewu waterfall, Madakaripura Waterfall, Jodipan Village
  • Cost for Kapas Biru Waterfall, Coban Sriti Waterfall
  • Cost for Ijen Tour and Gas Mask in Ijen Crater
  • Cost for ferry from Java to Bali

Price excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo & Ijen Crater
  • Bar, laundry, phone calls, and the internet
  • Cost for lunch & Dinner during the trip
  • Tipping/ gratuity for driver and guide (recommended)

EAST JAVA PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR 6D5N

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