Bali to Ijen Bromo & Borneo Orangutan Tours 6D
It is best eco & natural tours from Bali to Ijen Crater Tour, Bromo Tours and take a flight from Surabaya to Pangkalan Bun airport for Borneo Orangutan Tours to visit orangutan habitat and enjoy Borneo River Tours in Tanjung Puting National Park - Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan or Central Borneo
Day 01: Drive from Bali to Hotel Ijen Crater Banyuwangi in East Java
Our staff will pick you up from your hotel or Airport in Bali around at 8 AM (please let us know your detail hotel) then take you to the most western tip of Bali for about 3 – 4 hours by private car with AC to reach Gilimanuk ferry port in the most western tip of Bali Island, and then upon arrival in Gilimanuk, we will proceed to take a ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1 – 1.5 hours to reach Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi (in the most eastern tip of Java). The trip goes through the rural landscapes of West Bali and in the afternoon, we will arrive in Banyuwangi then drive up to Hotel for overnight stay or having dinner at Ketapang Indah Hotel (Resort) or similar before you enjoy the adventure trip in Banyuwangi – East Java on the next morning
Optional tour program in Banyuwangi: When you arrived in Banyuwangi ferry port and before you reach to the Hotel in Banyuwangi area, you can choose one of optional programs as mentioned bellow:
Kaliklatak Agro Tourism:
Kaliklatak is the pioneer of agro tourism in Banyuwangi even in Indonesia; this plantation has been established since long. The first owner is a Dutch company Mij Moorman & Co., but in 1957 this estate changed hands to R. Soehoed Prawiroatmodjo, a local businessman and specially engaged in coffee plants, rubber and cacao. He improved Kaliklatak plantations with other plants like pepper, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon, keningar, eucalyptus, coconut and fruits such as bananas and citrus.
Jagir Mini Niagara Waterfall Tours:
Jagir waterfall is located in Kampung Anyar Village, Banyuwangi East Java. It is only 45 minutes till 1 hour drives from the parking area in Ijen Crater (Paltuding Camp) & after driving for about 1 – 1.5 hours, you have to walk only 10 minutes from the parking area through the path that will lead you there. Jagir waterfall also knows as Twin Waterfall, because in this area you will see there are two waterfalls that have the same form. It is about 25 m high. The water is coming out from the ground that means it is very clean and fresh. It has a natural swimming pool where you might swim while enjoying the waterfalls and surrounding.
Banyuwangi sightseeing tour:
Banyuwangi is located at the end of the line of Java, a pleasant enough small town. Most travelers only pass Banyuwangi toward Bali, so there is no reason to stay here for longer time. The city has many attractions, but visiting some of city landmark could be a good way to spend time. Visiting several of city landmarks could be doable for spending your time in Banyuwangi, such traditional harbor of Boom beach, traditional market & small museum with it's local collections will give an idea how Banyuwangi was at the past
Banyuwangi Water Rafting Tour:
If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to do Water rafting tours in Banyuwangi. We will need for about 1.5 – 2 hours driving from Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi, East Java to reach the place of Water rafting activities which is located in Sumber Bulu village, Songgon on the slope of Mount Raung with the fantastic river flow.
Note: If you are interested to do one of optional tour programs in Banyuwangi, you are required to choose one of them as mentioned & kindly to inform us in advance. Detail information with extra cost for optional tour programs in Banyuwangi, please kindly to check it as mentioned on the attachment
Day 02: Ijen Crater Tours to Hotel in Bromo area (B)
About at 04:30 in the morning, our 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring us to the village of Licin and then continue to the slope of Mount Ijen, passing through plantations and rainforest. This is one of the few remaining on the Island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees, this journey takes approximately 1 hour from the hotel by private car.
Arrive at the parking area of Mount Ijen, approximately 1 until 1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of mount Ijen to reach peak of Ijen Crater and 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 2883 meters and enjoy best panorama of the lake of sulfate where reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to give the impression like doom. The sulfur mining workers go down into the crater and climb back up by passing dangerous path on the edge of Ijen Crater with the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous & hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen 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 enjoyed the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then you will descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting to escort you back to the City of Banyuwangi with stop for awhile to visit plantations (cloves, cocoa), Afterward, we will continue our trip to Mt Bromo for about 5-7 hours by a private car. Upon arrival in Mount Bromo, you will stay at Lava View Lodge, Cemara Indah Bromo or similar hotel where located on the rim of tengger region for enjoyable stay before you enjoy Bromosunrise tours on the next morning
Optional program for Blue Flame or Blue Fire Ijen Tour:
When you arrived in the hotel of Ijen Crater area & If the weather is good enough in the evening time, you will have a chance to enjoy blue flame ijen tour or blue fire Ijen tour which is combined with Ijen sunrise tour on the peak of Mount Ijen (gunung ijen), but you are required to leave from the hotel around at 12:00 pm (midnight)
Kawah Ijen or Ijen Crater is the only crater in Indonesia which has a natural phenomenon "blue fire". In the world, there are only two places that have the blue fire. The blue fire or blue flame tour become the highlight and known well by visitor as a main tourism attraction in Ijen Crater, beside the spectacular view of the green lake of the sulfur as one of the best creations of the God. Many visitors prepare for this trip at night time to enjoy this famous of blue fire ijen tour. If you are interested to do this optional tour program for Blue Fire Ijen Tours, you are required to inform us in advance & pay extra cost for Blue Fire Ijen Tours as mentioned on the attachment
Day 03: Bromo Sunrise Tours to Surabaya Hotel (B)
At 3:30 am (dawn time), we will use 4WD vehicle or Jeep and it will bring us to the best of view point to see sunrise, such as at Mount Pananjakan, Kingkong Hill or other place which is located on the rim of tengger which is known as the best place to enjoy sunrise tours in Bromo area with its young volcanic which is included Mount Bromo and an active Mount Semeru as natural background. If it is not foggy, the sunlight when the sunrise will play light shadow which it come up from the sidelines of the mountains and it will give impression like unforgettable experience on your heart as one of the best creations of the God which is available as a destination of tourism’s industry in Java Island – Indonesia
Afterward enjoy Bromo sunrise tours, our jeep will bring us to continue our trip to reach the parking area of jeeps by passing the amazing view on the slope of Bromo and then, from parking area, you are required to cross seas of sand on the slope of Bromo by horse riding or on foot (it is as an optional) till you reach to the lowest point of stairs. From this place, you are required to follow more than 250 stairs in order you can reach to the peak of Mount Bromo to see the spectacular view of Bromo crater
After enjoy nice view of Bromo crater, you are required to descend Mount Bromo till reach to the parking area of the jeeps by passing the route as you have done to reach to the peak of Mount Bromo & around at 08:00, we will escort you back to the hotel with the same jeep for take shower, packing, having breakfast, loading bag into our car (vehicle) and afterward we will continue our trip to escort you to reach to the hotel or accommodation which is located nearby airport in Surabaya for about 3-5 hours driving (it is depend on situation of the traffic). On this date you will overnight in the Hotel of Surabaya airport area before you fly to Pangkalan Bun on the next day for Borneo orangutan tours in Tanjung Puting National Park of Pangkalan Bun
Optional program for Bromo Milky Way Tours:
If the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to do
optional tour program for Bromo Milky Way Tours in Mount Bromo area. This trip will be begun at midnight time from your hotel in Bromo (around at 1:30 or 02:00 am) and we will use 4WD vehicle or jeep to reach the place which is best point to see Milky Way in Mount Bromo area.
If you want to photograph the Milky Way, the first thing you’ll need to know is how to find it. In this article & in order you can find the Milky Way’s galactic plane and more specifically with the bright galactic center, you are required to use either Smartphone apps or by memorizing important constellations. So, with this way, hoping you’ll be able to find the Milky Way with or without the use of technology. The Milky Way moves across the sky throughout the course of the night and the position of the Milky Way will differ depending on the time of year.
The best times to observe the bright galactic center of the Milky Way, in Mount Bromo area, tends to be from about mid-March through mid-October, the “Milky Way Season”. Technically, you can see some part of the Milky Way at any time of the year, but when shooting in the time period from September through April, you’ll be limited to the dimmer parts of the night sky as the Sun obscures the center of bright galactic. If you are interested to do optional tour program for Bromo Milky Way Tours, you are required to inform us in advance & pay extra cost for Bromo Milky Way Tours as mentioned on the attachment
Optional tour program when you leave from Bromo: If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to do optional tour program during the way from Mount Bromo to your hotel in Surabaya airport area and you are required to choose one of optional tour programs as mentioned bellow:
Taman Safari Prigen Tour:
If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Taman Safari Prigen in Pasuruan Regency. Taman Safari Prigen Tour is the best way to get experience with wildlife at Safari Park. Taman Safari 2 Prigen Often is considered one of the best attractions in Indonesia, Taman Safari 2 Prigen is a famous animal conservation area in Indonesia. Bigger than an average zoo by a hefty measure, this Safari Park is an area of wildlife that is capable of presenting a special and unforgettable traveling experience for your family. Not only that, this place is the perfect educational spot for children. The sheer number of exotic animals you will be able to see there is amazing
Madakaripura Waterfall Tour:
If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura waterfall during the way from Malang or Surabaya to your hotel in Bromo area but required to inform us in advance in order we can arrange everything to do to do this optional tour program & pay extra cost for transportation, entrance ticket and a local tour guide.
Note: If you are interested to do one of optional tour programs when you leave Mount Bromo to reach your hotel in Surabaya, you are required to choose one of them as mentioned above & kindly to inform us in advance. Detail information with extra cost for optional tour programs during the way from Bromo to Surabaya, please kindly to check it as mentioned on the attachment
Day 04: Fly from Surabaya to Pangkalan Bun Airport – Orangutan Tour (B, L, D)
After having breakfast, our staff will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and then escort you to Surabaya airport to take a domestic flight from Surabaya to Pangkalan Bun Airport in Central Borneo / Central Kalimantan at 06:10 - 07:10 am. Upon your arrival in Pangkalan Bun Airport in Central Kalimantan (Borneo), our staff will fetch you by your name on placard and then take you to Port of Kumai’s River by a car for 20 minutes.
Afterward, you will board on the traditional boat to proceed for your trip to reach Tanjung Puting National Park area for 2 hours exploring the river by a private boat which is made specialist for tourists who will visit Tanjung Puting National Park to see orang-utans and enjoy river eco tours. This boat is river boat with an engine and it is made from iron wood and a specialist for tourism industry. The boat is made with 12m (length) and 2,5m (width) with a roof on upper deck where you will view the natural environment of the rainforest. The local people call it by KLOTOK.
We will explore the river by Klotok with slowly to observe wild animals and the natural environment along the river side. There are Proboscis monkeys, Macaques, many species of birds and other wild animals will greet you in the middle of Borneo rain forest. The boat’s facilities are a simple cabin with mattress, pillow, blanket, meals, mineral water, mosquito net, kitchen and toilet. You can choose to take meals and overnight stay on a private Boat to get a cheapest price for your trip or at lodge for more comfortable accommodation
Note: Your are required to do booking the flight ticket from Surabaya to Pangkalan Bun by yourself, but if you would like us to assist you to do booking this flight ticket, please kindly to send in advance about your detail name with gender, passport number & date of birth. The flight cost from Surabaya to Pangkalan Bun airport is as mentioned on the attachment
Day 05: Pondok Tangguy – Camp Leakey (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we will travel up the river for 2 hours boating to reach to The Camp Leaky, where the orang-utans older will be reintroduced into the rain forest. Before we arrive at the Camp Leakey, we will stop at Pondok Tangguy to see feeding time at 09:00. After lunch on the Boat, you will have an opportunity to do a short treking before we will see the feeding's time for orangutans in the Camp Leaky area at 14:00 and then, you will have free time to enjoy the river safari when you are on way back to parking area for boat. On this date, you will overnight stay on the boat at eco lodge
Day 06: Boat – Kumai Port – Pangkalan Bun Airport (B)
After breakfast, we will transfer you to reach to the river port in Kumai by Klotok and it will need for about 2 hours, and then we will drive to Pangkalan Bun airport for about 30 minutes to catch your flight leaving for next destination and then Bali to Java Borneo Tour Package finished
Notice: For cheapest price and to get much more opportunity to see wildlife in Tanjung Puting National Park, you can stay overnight on the Boat or Klotok which is on the upper deck you can enjoy natural views of the rainforest. In the morning you will feel the sweetest greeting from any kind of bird and other wild animal such as Macaques, Proboscis monkeys and orang-utans while you enjoy breakfast with coffee or tea
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Bali & transfer out to Pangkalan Bun Airport
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for a ferry from Bali to Java Island as mentioned on the program
~ Cost for highway, parking, jeep for Bromo Tours & Mineral water during the trip
~ Cost for a private boat or klotok for Borneo Orangutan River Eco Tours
~ Cost for entrance ticket in Tanjung Puting National Park – Pangkalan Bun
~ Cost for meals as stated on the tour program (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch & D= Dinner)
~ Cost for a tour guide with English speaking during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen Crater area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Bromo area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Surabaya airport area with breakfast (it is included with tour price)
~ Cost for 2 night stay on a private boat with breakfast, lunch & dinner (it is included with tour price)
Price is not included:
~ Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater & Bromo as mentioned on the tour program
~ Horse riding at cross seas sand of Mt Bromo but you can do it on foot (it is optional)
~ Travel insurance, Bar, Laundry, Phone call, Internet, Tipping & other personal cost
~ Cost for a flight from Surabaya to Pangkalan Bun airport (we can assist you to do booking it)
~ Cost for optional tour program as mentioned on the tour itinerary
~ Cost due cancellation & reschedule flight time
Entrance tickets: You are required to pay entrance tickets during your trip by yourself and please show your id card. Cost for entrance tickets are mentioned below:
~ Ticket in Ijen Crater is IDR. 100.000 per person on working days & IDR. 150.000 per person on public holidays
~ Ticket in Bromo is IDR. 227.000 per person on working days & IDR. 327.000 per person on public holidays
Additional information: Indonesian citizen will get cheaper cost for entrance ticket as a local people
What items you should bring: Comfortable shoes for trekking, warm clothes, simple mask, flashlights, sun glasses & mosquito repellent