East Java adventure tours & plantation eco trip from Malang or Surabaya to Ijen Crater tours to see blue fire at Ijen Crater, plantation eco trip in Kalibaru and to Bromo for Bromo tours then escort you back to Malang or Surabaya
Start from airport, train’s station or hotel in Malang or Surabaya (please let us know where we have to meet you), our staff will meet you then escort you to the small town of Banyuwangi regency where Ijen Crater Located. The journey takes approximately 7-8 hours by private car with air conditioned with possible stops en route for having lunch at local restaurant on the way. On this trip, you will pass rural landscape, small city, plantations, rainforest & beaches. Upon your arrival Banyuwangi, you will stay overnight at Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar hotel before enjoy Ijen Crater Trekking on the next morning.
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 Kalibaru highland for about 2hours by passing small cities, rural landscape, rice fields & plantations then upon arrival at Kalibaru Highland you will stay overnight and having dinner at Margoutomo Cottages or similar hotel where located in the middle of any kind of plantations (Coffee, Rubber & Cocoa plantations) with nice hill view
Optional program for Blue Fire Tours: If the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to see blue fire & sunrise at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave from the hotel around at 12:00pm (midnight) and you are required to inform us in advance in order we can prepare everything to do this optional program. If you would like to do optional program for Blue Fire Ijen Tours, you are required also to pay extra cost as mentioned on the attachment
Optional tour program for Water Rafting Banyuwangi: If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to do Water rafting after Blue Fire Ijen Tours (during the way from Ijen Crater area to your hotel in Kalibaru). We will need for about 1.5 – 2 hours driving from Ijen Crater area 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. The Water rafting will be done for about 2.5 - 3 hours with nice view on the river bank, but you are required to pay extra cost & inform us in advance in order we can arrange everything in advance to do this optional program. Extra cost for doing Water rafting in Banyuwangi is included cost for transportation to reach the place of water rafting & meals which will be served with local food on the place of Water rafting. Detail extra cost for Banyuwangi Rafting Tour is as mentioned on the attachment
Having breakfast at your hotel, then around at 08:00, you will have a chance to enjoy eco trip of plantations in Kalibaru area. On this tour's program, you will do short trekking through 09 hectares plantations with varieties of spices such as nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon, cocoa, coffee, cloves and coconuts. You may also discover the extraordinary attraction of a traditional making process of palm tree liquid into palm sugar. Not to forget for visiting the dairy farm. The tour can be arranged in the morning and takes about 1 hour until 1.5 hours. Afterward, around at 10:00am, we will continue our trip to Mt Bromo area for about 5-6 hours and upon arrival in Mt. Bromo, you will stay at Lava View Lodge or Java Banana Hotel Bromo or similar where overlooking to the actives volcano of Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and Mount Kursi around Tengger region for your enjoyable stay
At 3:30 am, the 4WD (JEEP) will bring you to Mount Pananjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera as known as view point to see sunrise with its young volcanic including Mount Bromo and an active Mount Semeru as 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 thing on mind & heart as a creation from the God
Afterward, our jeep will bring us to continue our trip to reach the parking area of 4WD vehicle (jeep) by passing the amazing view on the slope of Mt. Bromo, then from parking area you are required to cross seas sand on the slope of Mt. Bromo by horse riding or on foot (it is optional) till reach the stairs up (more than 250 stairs) at the slope of Mt Bromo which it will lead you to reach peak of Mt Bromo.
After enjoy nice view in Mt. Bromo and around at at 08:00, we will escort you back to the hotel for having breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into the vehicle and then transfer you out to Surabaya or Malang area and it will take about 3-4 hours. TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
Optional program for Bromo Milky Way Tours: If the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to do optional tour program for Milky Way Tours in 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 are interested to do Bromo Milky Way Tours, you are required to inform us in advance in order we can arrange everything to do this optional tour program & the total extra cost to do this optional tour program as mentioned on the attachment
Optional tour program for visiting Madakaripura Waterfall: If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura waterfall during the way from Mount Bromo to Malang or Surabaya but you are required to pay extra cost for transportation, entrance ticket and local tour guide. If you are interested to visit Madakaripura Waterfall, you are required to inform us in advance in order we can arrange everything to do to do this optional tour program & the total extra cost to do this optional tour program as mentioned n the attachment
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Malang or Surabaya & transfer out back to Surabaya or Malang
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for highway, parking, jeep for Bromo Tours & Mineral water during the trip
~ Cost for a tour guide with English speaking (if you would like us to arrange it for this trip)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen Crater Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Kalibaru Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Bromo Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
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 lunch & dinner during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for optional tour program as mentioned on the tour itinerary
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