YOGYAKARTA – BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOUR – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – BROMO – IJEN CRATER – BALI (5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS)
WHAT MAKES THIS TOUR INTERESTING?
This tour itinerary is dedicated to all travelers who are planning to visit Indonesia for short period but are willing to visit all the must-see destinations in Indonesia. Examples; are the destinations in Java Island, Bali, Lombok, Flores, and Komodo Island. Because we are on Java Island, we offer the highly recommended five days trip to explore the must-see destinations on Java Island that will be starting from Yogyakarta City and finish in your hotel on Bali Island. We will visit Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, Sultan Palace, Mount Bromo, Ijen Volcano, and also we will invite you to try our local train that will transport you from Yogyakarta(Central Java) to Surabaya City (East Java).
It’s a good tour for family, couples, or any group of travelers, to read more about the itinerary and detail, you can scroll down below:
IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE BOOKING THE TRIP:
Borobudur temple has updated its regulation since 2022: Every visitor is only allowed to visit this holy temple from the bottom of the temple. There will be no sunrise tour too from above the temple, so for the sunrise tour, we will go to Setumbu Hill instead. Moreover, Borobudur Temple and Sultan Palace will be closed every Monday. So please be aware of this new information.
We will keep you updated with new information about this destination.
DAY 1: YOGYAKARTA – ACCOMMODATION IN BOROBUDUR AREA
The Borobudur temple tour will start from the airport in Yogyakarta, our staff will meet you at the airport then we will drive from Yogyakarta to the Borobudur temple area for about 1,5 hours, Upon your arrival in the Borobudur temple area, you will be staying overnight there before you do Borobudur sunrise tour tomorrow morning.
DAY 2: BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOURS – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – PRAMBANAN TEMPLE – ACCOMMODATION IN YOGYAKARTA AREA
Borobudur temple is best seen at dawn when the air is fresh and full of birdsong. As the mist begins to lift, the sun scales the surrounding volcanoes and terraced fields and highlights the stone reliefs and the many faces of Buddha. Glimpsing Borobudur for the first time is often a deeply felt emotional experience.
Borobudur sunrise tour offers a different experience where participants were given a special pass to enter this holy temple early in the morning approximately at 04:30, normally the normal visit is opened at 7 am only, so it will be a special visit for you, and of course, fewer people will be up there. The visitor will be briefed at Manohara hotel where we will start the trip, we will get a torchlight from there and we will walk with the local guide here for about 10 minutes till we get to the best spot to see the sunrise at Borobudur Temple.
When the sun rises, you must be ready to be impressed how the look of Borobudur Temple from a closer distance and the view around this temple, and you will have enough time until 07:00 to explore the temple before we go back to the Manohara hotel for having breakfast that included to this ticket.
Around 08:00, our driver will meet you at Manohara hotel and drive you back to your own hotel, then after checking out at about 10:00, we will continue our tour to Yogyakarta city. We will be visiting Prambanan Temple, Sultan Palace, and Water Castle (If you still have time and desire to explore something else, we can visit Batik, Silver, or Puppet maker, let our driver know if you are interested). For lunch, we will take lunch in the local restaurant where you can eat local food, and then after enjoying the lunch, we will drive to your hotel in Yogyakarta for staying overnight.
DAY 3: YOGYAKARTA (BY TRAIN) TO SURABAYA – ACCOMMODATION IN THE MOUNT BROMO AREA
After having breakfast around 06:00, our staff will pick you up and then go to Tugu Train Station, because the train leaves Yogyakarta around 06:45 and arrive at Surabaya Gubeng Train Station around 10:45. After arriving at Surabaya Gubeng train station, our staff will meet you at Surabaya Gubeng Train Station then continue our trip to the Mount Bromo area, which will take about 3 hours away.
DAY 4: MOUNT BROMO TOUR – ACCOMMODATION IN BANYUWANGI AREA (IJEN CRATER)
The Mount Bromo tour will be started around 03:30 (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 in the 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 the 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 reach the stairs at the slope of Mount Bromo which 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 then we will continue our trip to to the Hotel in the area of Ijen Crater for about 4-5 Hours. On this route, we will pass rural landscapes, small cities, rice fields, plantations, and beaches. Lunch will be served on the way to the local restaurant. About in the late afternoon or in the early evening, we will be reaching your hotel in the Ijen Crater area which is only an hour away from Ijen Crater. You will be staying overnight here before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking the next morning.
DAY 5: IJEN CRATER TOUR – BALI
Ijen crater tour will start at 05:00 in the morning, 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 to 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 birds singing. Upon your arrival at the peak of Ijen Crater with an altitude of about 2385 mAsl. You will be amazed at the enchanting panorama of Ijen Crater; it has a lake of acid water where the water changes to be turquoise color. The view will be so picturesque when you take the photo from above the crater. Besides the view, you will see the sulfur miners who 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 a load of 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 and then take a ferry to reach Gilimanuk Ferry Port at the western tip of Bali Island. Upon arrival at Gilmanuk Ferry port, we will escort you to your hotel in Bali (Ubud, Lovina, Sanur, Kuta, Canggu, Legian, or Jimbaran area). TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
If the weather is good enough and you are still have good condition, you can take Ijen blue fire tour at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave the Hotel or Homestay around 00:30 or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.
GILIMANUK FERRY PORT TO UBUD, KUTA, SANUR, JIMBARAN, DENPASAR AREA (±4 HOURS DRIVE), LOVINA (±2 HOURS DRIVE) AND PEMUTERAN (± 30 MINUTES DRIVE)
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Yogyakarta and transfer out to your hotel in Bali
- The train’s tickets from Yogyakarta to Surabaya Gubeng train station
- 1N stay in the Borobudur area with Breakfast
- 1N stay in the Yogyakarta area with Breakfast
- 1N stay in the Mount Bromo area with Breakfast
- 1N stay in the Banyuwangi area (Ijen Crater) with Breakfast
- Private Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- Private jeep for Bromo Sunrise Tour
- Mineral water during the trip
- Private English-speaking guide (Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater)
- Cost for Borobudur sunrise tours and Yogyakarta City Tour
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip
- Cost for Ferry from Java to Bali Island
- Cost for Bluefire tour in Ijen Crater and Gas Mask
- Cost for a local guide in Prambanan temple and Borobudur temple
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets to Mt Bromo ( Monday – Friday IDR 230.000 and Saturday to Sunday IDR 330.000/public holiday)
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday/public holiday )
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Tip or gratuity for guide and driver (recommended)
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, the internet, & other personal costs
- Cost for lunch & Dinner during the trip
For further information about the tour and booking, please feel free to contact us directly at our Email: Info@javaadventuretrail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 or please fill in the booking form below!