Daily overland trip from Bali to Java Island for Mount Bromo Tours with sunrise view and Ijen Crater Trekking with blue fire tours in East Java for your best eco trip in Indonesia for 3 days
Around at 08:00, our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Bali (Please let us know your hotel detail) then drive by an AC vehicle tourist standard to Gilimanuk Ferry Port in the most western tip of Bali for about 3-4 hours driving. Afterward, we will take a ferry for about 1-1.5 hours to reach Ketapang Ferry Port – Banyuwangi in the most eastern tip of Java Island.
Upon arrival in Ketapang Ferry Port, we will escort you to local restaurant for having lunch then continue our trip t Mount Bromo for about 4-5hours. Upon your arrival in Mt. Bromo area, you will stay at the Lava View Lodge or similar hotel where overlooking to the actives volcano of Mount Bromo, 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 08:00, we will escort you back to the hotel for having breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into the vehicle and then we will continue our trip to Hotel in area of Ijen Crater for about 4-5 hours driving. In this route will pass rural landscape, small cities, rice fields, plantations & beaches. Lunch will be served on the way at local restaurant. About at late afternoon or in the early evening, we will reach at your hotel in area of Ijen Crater then overnight stay before you enjoy Ijen Crater Trekking on the next morning
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 this optional tour program, you are required to inform us in advance & pay extra cost as detail on the attachment
Optional program when you leave from Mount Bromo:
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 Mount Bromo to your hotel in Ijen Crater area. If you are interested to do this optional tour program, you are required to inform us in advance & pay extra cost as detail on the attachment
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 unforgettable thing on your life. 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), then continue our trip to take you out directly to Ferry Port in Ketapang (most eastern tip of Java Island) to cross Bali strait by ferry for about 1hour to reach Port of Gilimanuk in the most western tip of Bali Island. Upon arrival in Gilimanuk port, we will continue to drive to Pemuteran, Lovina, Ubud, Kuta, Sanur, Seminyak, Nusadua or Jimbaran area for about 3-4hours and tour package finished
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, you are required to inform us in advance & pay extra cost as detail on the attachment
Optional tour program in Banyuwangi: After enjoy Ijen Crater Tours and before you reach to your Hotel in Bali area, you can choose one of optional programs as mentioned bellow:
Banyuwangi Water Rafting: If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to do Water rafting in Banyuwangi, before you reach to the Hotel in Banyuwangi area (Ijen Crater). We will need for about 1.5 – 2 hours driving from meeting poin in Ketapang ferry port of Banyuwangi 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
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.
One attraction is the presence of agro-tourism demonstration in Kaliklatak is to see the coffee processing from planting, maintenance; harvesting and processing become real coffee beans. Similarly, starting with the rubber crop management by processing the sap up into the manufacture of other rubber products all can be observed by visitors. Kaliklatak plantation has an area about 1.013 ha; situated at an altitude of 450m above sea level makes the weather here is very cool. When visitors climb up to the highest place (Hargosonyo) they will enjoy a beautiful view of the city of Banyuwangi, Bali Strait, Blambangan Peninsula and Bali Island
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
Time table for Banyuwangi Sightseeing trip: at 07 - 08 am: - Leave from parking area in Ijen Crater & visit interesting places in Banyuwangi, such as: Production of traditional clothes of Batik Gajah Oling, Local museum of Banyuwangi, Traditional market and harbor, City hall of Banyuwangi, Chinese temple of Kongco Ho Tong Bio, Shopping program & continue to the your next destination
Note: If you are interested to do this optional tour program, you are required to inform us in advance & pay extra cost as detail on the attachment
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Bali & transfer out back to your hotel in Bali
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ 4WD vehicle (jeep) for Bromo tours, mineral water, highway & parking during the trip
~ Cost for ferry from Bali to Java Island (return) as mentioned on the program
~ 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 Bromo area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen Crater area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
Price is not included:
~ Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo & Ijen Crater 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 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 Bromo is IDR. 227.000 per person on working days & IDR. 327.000 per person on public holidays
~ Ticket in Ijen Crater is IDR. 100.000 per person on working days & IDR. 150.000 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