Yogyakarta Borobudur Bromo Sukamade Ijen Tour
YOGYAKARTA – BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOUR– BROMO TOUR – KALIBARU HIGHLAND – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH – IJEN CRATER – BALI
(6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – ACCOMMODATION IN THE BOROBUDUR TEMPLE AREA
The Yogyakarta tour package will start from Adisucipto international airport in Yogyakarta. Our staff will meet you and then escort you to Yogyakarta city for doing a city tour there. Afterward, we will drive from Yogyakarta to your Hotel in the Borobudur temple area for an enjoyable stay there before you do the Borobudur sunrise tour tomorrow morning.
DAY 2: BOROBUDUR SUNRISE TOUR – ACCOMMODATION IN MOUNT BROMO AREA (B)
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 the monument early in the morning at approximately 04.30 am before public visitors and visitors have to walk from the hotel to Borobudur with a pre-dawn stroll through the dewy grass of a lush tropical garden. You will find amazing scenery and the most beautiful morning at Borobudur especially when the sun would appear from the horizon. A truly amazing experience!
Around 07.00 am, our staff will meet you at your hotel in Yogyakarta and then continue our trip to the Mt. Bromo area. This trip will take about 10-11 hours and upon your arrival in Mt Bromo, have dinner and stay overnight at Lava View Lodge or a similar hotel for an enjoyable stay.
NOTE: IF YOU DONT WANT TO DRIVE FROM YOGYAKARTA DIRECTLY TO MOUNT BROMO BY CAR, WE CAN RECOMMEND YOU BY TRAIN WHICH IS MORE CONVENIENT AND YOU CAN DEPART FROM YOGYAKARTA AROUND 14:21 AND ARRIVE IN SURABAYA AT 18:10, THEN WE WILL DRIVE TO MOUNT BROMO FOR 3 HOURS, SO YOU CAN INFORM US IF YOU PREFER TRAIN RIDE INSTEAD OF OVERLAND BY CAR
DAY 3: BROMO SUNRISE TOUR – ACCOMMODATION IN KALIBARU HIGHLAND (B)
Mount Bromo tour will start at 3.30 AM then the jeep will bring you to the world’s most famous viewpoint at Mount Penanjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera to see the sunrise with its young volcanic including Mount Bromo and an active of Mount Semeru as a background, 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 where it will lead you to reach the peak of Mt. Bromo. About 08.00 AM, the 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, pack, and loading bags into our van. Afterward, we will 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 a similar hotel with any kind of plantations surrounding and a nice view hill.
DAY 04: KALIBARU HOTEL – ECO PLANTATIONS TOUR (AROMA TOUR) – SUKOMADE TURTLE BEACH (B, D)
After having breakfast at your hotel at 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 continue our trip to SukAmade turtle beach. It takes about 2 hours to reach Pesanggaran village then continue to Sukamade turtle beach about 1,5 hours by crossing rain forest and rivers using our special adventure vehicle. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant on the way to Sukamade turtle beach. Upon your arrival in the Sukamade turtle beach area; you will stay in Lodge or Homestay.
SUKAMADE TURTLE TOUR:
After having dinner at your homestay 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 shouldn’t do when you are there but this activity is not a promise that you will always see the turtle that night because the turtle have also an instinct that is safe or secure for them to lay the eggs at the shore, they normally will go back to the beach when they think the place is not safe from their predators, for example, Wild Pig, Wild Monkey or any other predator that like to eat their eggs.
The best season to see the turtle lays their eggs is between June – December, but this can be changed anytime due to climate change.
SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH
This is the most appropriate phrase 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, 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 with species landing and laying eggs on the Sukamade Beach. Seeing the turtles lay their eggs at 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 (no shower, no fan, no ac, no tv, no wifi, no phone connection), so it’s a completely basic stay that own by the national park which is located in a remote area where you only can visit with Jeep or 4WD car.
DAY 5: SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH – ACCOMMODATION IN BANYUWANGI AREA (B)
After breakfast in Sukomade turtle beach area, about 07.00 AM. We will have a chance to release some baby turtles or little juveniles to the Sukomade beach. Then exploring the surroundings of Sukamade, this is an area virtually void of people. Go and dip in crystal clear water nearby the river. Afterward, we will continue our trip to the Hotel in Banyuwangi area for about 4-5 Hours. In 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 late afternoon or in the early evening, we will reach your hotel in Banyuwangi town for an overnight stay before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking the next morning.
DAY 6: IJEN CRATER TOUR – BALI (B)
Ijen crater tour will start at about 5.00 AM then our car will bring us to the village of Licin and then continue to the slope of Mout Ijen, passing through plantations and rainforest. This is one of few remaining on the island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees. This journey takes approximately 1,5 hours from the hotel. Arriving at the parking area of Mount Ijen, you need 1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of mount Ijen to reach the peak of Ijen Crater along the path, you will 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 where reflects the spectacular view in the surrounding walls that gives the impression like 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 the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous and hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen crater as one of God’s amazing creation. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as a proof that you have visited one of the most amazing places on earth. After enjoying the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escorting you to the plantations. Afterward, we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi for having lunch at the local restaurant, and then we will drive to Ketapang Ferry Port and then take a ferry to reach Gilimanuk Ferry Port on the most western tip of Bali Island. Upon arrival at Gilmanuk Ferry port, we will escort you to your hotel in Bali (Ubud, Lovina, Sanur, Kuta, Jimbaran area).
Ubud, Kuta, Sanur, Jimbaran, Denpasar To Gilimanuk Ferry Port (±4 Hours Drive)
Lovina, Pemuteran (±2 Hours Drive)
If the weather is good enough and your condition is still good for doing midnight trekking, you can take Ijen blue fire tour at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave the hotel around 00:30 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of blue fire on the internet
TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
Price is in IDR & includes:
- Pick up service from Yogyakarta and transfer out to your hotel in Bali
- 1N stay at the accommodation in Borobudur temple area with breakfast
- 1N stay at accommodation in Mt. Bromo area with breakfast
- 1N stay at accommodation in Kalibaru Highland with breakfast
- 1N stay at accommodation in Ijen Crater area with breakfast
- 1N stay at Guesthouse in Sukamade Turtle Beach with breakfast + dinner
- Meals as stated on the programs (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
- Private land transportation with the driver, parking fee, & fuel during the trip
- The jeep for Mount Bromo & Sukamade Turtle Beach Tour
- Mineral water during the trip
- Cost for Borobudur sunrise tours, Prambanan temple, and Yogyakarta city tour and Local guide
- Cost for Ferry from Java to Bali Island
- Private English Speaking Guide for East Java
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets to Mt Bromo ( Monday – Friday IDR 230.000 and Saturday to Sunday IDR 330.000)
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Entrance tickets in Sukamade Turtle Beach (IDR 200.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 250 on Saturday – Sunday and Public Holiday)
- Donation for Banyuwangi Turtle Foundation (it’s around IDR 100.000 – IDR 150.000 for your group)
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, the Internet, tipping & other personal costs
- Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip outside Sukamade Turtle Beach Tour
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