SURABAYA – IJEN CRATER TOUR – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR – KALIBARU HIGHLAND – BROMO – SURABAYA (5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS)
DAY 01: SURABAYA – ACCOMMODATION IN BANYUWANGI AREA
The first day of the tour will be started from the 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 is located. It’s very recommended to start in the morning from the Surabaya area because the journey takes approximately 8 hours by private car. We will stop in the local restaurant for having lunch that is recommended for foreigners. On this trip, you will pass some rural landscapes, small towns, & some villages. Upon your arrival in Banyuwangi Town, you will be escorted to your accommodation for an enjoyable stay before you enjoy the Ijen Crater trekking in the morning/midnight.
If the weather is good enough and you have a good conditions 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 we will park our car and start our trekking to Ijen Crater. To reach Paltuding, we will pass some coffee plantations, clove plantations, and rainforests. 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 & shade. Rest on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2386 meters and enjoy the best panorama of the lake of acid water which reflects the spectacular view in the surrounding walls that gives the impression of doom. The sulfur miners go down into the crater and climb back up by passing a dangerous path on the edge of the ijen crater with a load of as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders.
After enjoying the natural scenery at Crater of ijen and then descend the slope of Mount ijen until to the 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- 3 hours to reach Pesanggaran village then continue to Sukamade Beach about 1,5 – 2 hours by crossing tropical forests and small rivers by our jeep, it’s a kind of an adventurous trip. Upon your arrival at Sukamade turtle beach, you will stay at a guesthouse in the Sukamade beach area which is very basic. When we have time to see the sunset, we will walk with you 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 laying its eggs. The rangers will give you very good guidance about what should you do and what you 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 well known as Sukamade Beach. There are no tourists in many quantities. The only silence of the woods, the sound of rivers, the hospitality of local people, and cacao and coffee plantations.
Crossing rivers, after 3 hours on the road and 2 hours of a 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 the species landing and laying eggs on Sukamade Beach. Seeing the turtles lay their eggs at night is the most poignant sight that can be seen by visitors. Imagining the sea-turtles taking a distance thousands of kilometers from their origin in the other parts of the continent far away and just laying eggs on Sukamade Beach.
ACCOMMODATION IN SUKAMADE BEACH:
The conditions here are very simple, and basic, no proper shower, no wifi, no air conditioning, no phone connection, and the lack of electricity which will be off after midnight. There is no restaurant or shops there, the only small restaurant organized by the local people here only cook Indonesian food. But if you have your own food, you can also cook here. So, it’s basic but more flexible and relaxing.
DAY 03: SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH (B) – HOTEL IN KALIBARU HIGHLAND
After having breakfast in the Sukamade turtle beach area, at about 8:00 AM we will have a chance to release some baby turtles or little juveniles to the Sukamade beach and then explore the surroundings of Sukamade. After enjoying the Sukamade beach area. We will back to our guesthouse and then continue our trip to Kalibaru Highland for about 4 hours by passing small villages, rural landscapes, rice fields & plantations. 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 the Kalibaru area. On this tour program, you will do short trekking through 9 hectares of plantations with varieties of spices such as nutmeg, cloves, pepper, vanilla, cinnamon, cocoa, coffee, and coconuts. You may also discover the extraordinary attraction of the 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 the Mount Bromo area for about 3-4 hours. Upon your arrival in the Mount Bromo area, we will escort you to the hotel in the Mount 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 the stairs up at the slope of Mt. Bromo which will lead you to reach the peak of Mount Bromo. At about 8:00 AM, The jeep will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, pack, 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 on the way to Surabaya. Please check the picture of Madakaripura waterfall on the internet
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Surabaya and transfer out to Surabaya
- Private English-speaking guide for 5 days
- 1N stay at Hotel/Homestay in Ijen Crater area with Breakfast
- 1N stay at Sukamade Guest House with breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- 1N stay at Hotel/Homestay in Kalibaru Highland Area with breakfast
- 1N stay at Hotel/Homestay in Mount Bromo area with breakfast
- Private Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- Private jeep for Mount Bromo Sunrise Tour and Sukamade Turtle Beach Tour
- Mineral water during the trip
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip
- Cost for a gas mask and Ijen Blue fire tour
- Eco Plantation Tour in the Kalibaru area
- All entrance fees during the trip are based on the itinerary above
- Travel Insurance
- Tip (gratuity) for driver & guide (recommended)
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Bar, meals, laundry, phone calls, the Internet, & other personal costs
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