SURABAYA – IJEN CRATER TOUR – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR – KALIBARU HIGHLAND – MOUNT BROMO – MALANG CITY TOUR – SURABAYA (6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS)
DAY 01: SURABAYA – ACCOMMODATION IN BANYUWANGI AREA
Ijen crater tour will start 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 have lunch at a local restaurant on our way to Banyuwangi town. On this trip, you will pass some rural landscapes, small towns, & villages. Upon your arrival in Banyuwangi, you will be escorted to your accommodation for an enjoyable stay before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking in the morning/midnight.
DAY 02: IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR (B, L, D)
Ijen blue fire tour will start at 00:30 AM, our car will bring us to Paltuding (the 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, about 1.5 hours will be required to ascend the 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 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 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 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 Ijen crater with a load of as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous and hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery with your snack or your breakfast boxes if you have them. Lastly, you should not forget to take pictures in this area as proof that you have visited one of the most amazing volcanoes on earth.
After enjoying the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen until the vehicle’s parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escorting you to the plantations (coffee and clove). We will escort you back to the hotel for having breakfast and taking shower before continuing our trip to Sukamade Turtle Beach.
Then, we will continue our trip to Sukamade Turtle Beach. It takes about 2- 3hours to reach Pesanggaran village then continue to Sukamade Beach about 1,5 – 2 hours by crossing tropical forest and small rivers by our jeep, it’s kind of adventurous trip. Your Lunch will be served at the local restaurant.
Upon your arrival at Sukamade turtle beach, you will stay at a guesthouse in the Sukamade beach area. When we have time to see the sunset, we will invite you to go to the beach to see the sunset, and we will return to the beach at night for turtle spotting.
THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR
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 the eggs. The rangers will give you very good guidance about what should you do and what you shouldn’t do when you are there.
These tour activities will be over before midnight and all the visitors must go back to the guesthouse together, no one is allowed to stay at the beach overnight.
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 or 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, 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 with species landing and laying eggs on the Sukamade Beach. Seeing the turtles lay their eggs in the night is the most poignant sight that can be seen by visitors. Imagine the sea turtles taking 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 SUKAMADE BEACH:
The conditions here are very simple, 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 surrounded by nature.
But make sure you keep your belongings inside the room when you leave and always close the door because there are a lot of naughty monkeys here.
DAY 03: SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH (B) – ACCOMMODATION IN KALIBARU HIGHLAND
After having breakfast in the Sukamade turtle beach area, at about 6:00 AM we will have a chance to release some baby turtles or little juveniles to the Sukamade beach and then explore the surroundings of Sukomade. 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 – ACCOMMODATION 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 09 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 Mt Bromo area, we will escort you to the hotel in the Mt. Bromo area for a pleasant stay.
DAY 5: MOUNT BROMO TOUR – JODIPAN RAINBOW VILLAGE – ACCOMMODATION IN MALANG (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 the 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 where it will lead you to reach the peak of Mount Bromo. 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 your Hotel in Malang city for about 2-3 hours.
In this route, we will pass rural landscapes and small villages along the way. For the lunch, we will invite you to eat in the local restaurant. About late afternoon or in the early evening, we will reach your hotel in the Malang area and then overnight stay before you enjoy a city tour the next morning.
DAY 6: MALANG – AGRO TOURISM TOUR – COBAN RONDO WATERFALL – SINGOSARI TEMPLE – TAMAN SAFARI ZOO – SURABAYA
After having breakfast at your hotel around 9:00 am, we will escort you to Batu city. The first stop of the tour is the waterfall, which we named Coban Rondo Waterfall, this waterfall is very beautiful because it’s located on the slope of Mount Panderman which is about 32 km to the west of Malang. It is very interesting to see and visit. The height of the waterfall is about 60 meters, and the visitor can enjoy the panorama with a peaceful impression around the waterfall.
Second stop, we will be visiting apple farms in the agro-tourism here, because Batu town is very famous for the apple due to the good weather for this fruit. Upon your arrival on the farm, you will be invited to go inside the farm to pick the apple for you, you can also eat inside the farm instead of bringing it home.
Around the afternoon, we will continue our trip to Singosari Temple where it’s located in the Singosari sub-district. It’s 15 minutes to the north side of Malang. Singosari is the most popular temple in Malang and it was one of the Singosari kingdom heritages. Afterward, we will go to Taman Safari Zoo as our last destination before heading back to Surabaya. In this zoo, you will see the animals very close because we will drive our car to enter the zoo as a safari tour, you can also feed them with some fresh veggies. After enjoying the time here, we will escort you to Surabaya city and it takes about 3-4 hours.
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Surabaya and transfer out to Surabaya
- 1Night stay at accommodation in Ijen Crater (Banyuwangi Town) area with Breakfast
- 1N stay at Sukamade Guest House with breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- 1N stay at accommodation in Kalibaru Highland Area with breakfast
- 1N stay at accommodation in Mount Bromo area with breakfast
- 1N stay at accommodation in Malang area with breakfast
- Meals as stated on the programs (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner for Sukamade turtle beach)
- Private land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- Jeep for Mount Bromo and Sukamade Tour
- The ticket for Malang Batu City Tour and Taman Safari Zoo
- The gas mask for the Bluefire tour in Ijen Crater
- Mineral water during the trip
- Private English speaking guide
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip
- Cost for Ijen Bluefire tour + gas mask
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets in Sukomade Turtle Beach (IDR 250.000 /person)
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000/person on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000/person Saturday – Sunday
- Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo ( IDR 230.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 330.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, the Internet, & other personal costs
- Tip (gratuity) for driver & guide (recommended)
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