DAY 1: YOGYAKARTA (BY TRAIN) – SURABAYA TRAIN STATION – ACCOMMODATION IN THE MOUNT BROMO AREA
After having breakfast around 06:00, you must go to Tugu Train Station, because the train leaves Yogyakarta around 06:45 and arrive at Surabaya Gubeng Train Station around 10:45. Afterward, our staff will meet you at Surabaya Gubeng Train Station then continue our trip to the Mount Bromo area and stop on the way for having lunch in the local restaurant. This trip will take about 3 – 4 hours and upon your arrival in the Mount Bromo area, you can check in first then you can have dinner at the accommodation where you stay or a local place that we have recommended.
DAY 2: BROMO SUNRISE TOUR – ACCOMMODATION IN KALIBARU HIGHLAND VILLAGE
Mount Bromo sunrise tour will start at 03:30 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 Mt. Bromo. About 08:00, the jeep will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, pack, 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 at Margo Utomo Cottages or similar accommodation with any kind of plantations surrounding and a nice view hill.
DAY 03: KALIBARU HIGHLAND VILLAGE – ECO PLANTATIONS TOUR – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH (B, L, D)
After having breakfast at your hotel, then around 08:00, you will have a chance to enjoy the eco trip of plantations in Kalibaru area. On this tour program, you will do short trekking through 09 hectares 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, 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.
INFORMATION ABOUT SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH TOUR
SUKAMADE TURTLE TOUR ACTIVITY:
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.
ABOUT SUKAMADE TURTLE 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 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 of 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, but more often than not visitors are lucky enough to come back with an experience that is both unique and bound to become exceedingly rare. Stay overnight and take dinner at the lodge or guesthouse in Sukamade beach
DAY 4: SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH – ACCOMMODATION IN BANYUWANGI AREA (IJEN CRATER)
After having breakfast in the Sukamade turtle beach area, at about 07:00, 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 a dip in crystal clear water nearby river. Afterward, we will continue our trip to the Hotel in the 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 at late afternoon or in the early evening, we will reach your accommodation in Banyuwangi town for an overnight stay before you enjoy Ijen Crater trekking on the next morning.
DAY 5: IJEN CRATER TOUR – BALI
Ijen crater tour will start at 05:00 from your hotel then our car will bring us to Paltuding. Paltuding is a parking place where will park our car and start our trekking to Ijen Crater. To reach Paltuding, we will pass some coffee plantations, clove plantations, and rainforest. 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 & 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 a 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 creations. 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 the vehicle’s 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 in the most western tip of Bali Island. Upon arrival in Gilmanuk Ferry port, we will escort you to your hotel in Bali (Ubud, Lovina, Sanur, Kuta, Jimbaran area). TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
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 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 (±5 HOURS’ DRIVE), LOVINA (±2 HOURS’ DRIVE), PEMUTERAN (± 30 MINUTES’ DRIVE)
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Yogyakarta and transfer out to your hotel in Bali
- The tickets for the train from Yogyakarta to Mojokerto/Surabaya
- 1N stay at accommodation in Mt. Bromo area with Breakfast
- 1N stay at accommodation in Kalibaru Highland with breakfast
- 1N stay at Guesthouse in Sukamade Turtle Beach with breakfast
- 1N stay at Hotel in Banyuwangi area with Breakfast
- Meals as stated on the programs (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
- Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- The jeep for Mount Bromo and Sukamade Turtle Beach Tour
- Mineral water and English speaking guide
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip
- Cost for Ferry from Java to Bali Island
- Cost for Bluefire Ijen Tour and Gas Mask
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets to Mt Bromo ( Monday – Friday IDR 230.000 and Saturday to Sunday IDR 330.000)
- Entrance tickets in Sukamade Turtle Beach (IDR 250.000 /person)
- Donation for Banyuwangi Turtle Foundation (it’s around IDR 50.000 for your group)
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, the internet, tipping & 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 E-mail: Info@javaadventuretrail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 or please fill in the booking form below!