Yogya to Borneo Orangutan-Bromo-Ijen Tour-Bali 11D
Special tour package for adventure Indonesia tours from Yogyakarta to enjoy Prambanan tours, Borobudur sunrise tours, Yogya tours, orangutan tours Borneo, Bromo tours, Bromo savannah tours, Sukamade beach tours, Ijen Crater tours and continue to Bali for 11 days trip
Day 01: Yogyakarta - City Tours - Yogyakarta Hotel
Upon arrival in Yogyakarta Airport, our staff will meet you then directly to escort you to enjoy short city tour and having Dinner at local restaurant. Afterward, we will continue our trip to your hotel in Yogyakarta area for overnight stay
Day 02: Prambanan Temple & Yogya Tours - Hotel in Borobudur Temple (B)
After having breakfast, you will meet our staff and we will escort you for visiting & enjoy Prambanan Temple Tours. After enjoy Prambanan Tours, we will continue to enjoy Yogya sightseeing tours for visiting Sultan Palace Yogyakarta, Water Castle (known as Taman Sari), Batik home industry, Silver Smith at Kota Gede village and afterward we will drive for 1-1,5 hours to reach your hotel in Borobudur Temple area for overnight stay
Day 03: Borobudur Sunrise Tours – Dieng Plateau – Hotel in Semarang (B)
Wake up early morning to see sunrise at Borobudur temple & then back to the hotel for having breakfast, we will leave Borobudur Temple to continue our trip for about 3-4 hours driving to visit Dieng Plateau with possible to stop on the way for visiting Pawon & Mendut Temple and afterward, we will continue to drive for about 3-4 hours to reach your hotel in Semarang area. Upon your arrival in Semarang, you will overnight stay and take arrest at Hotel in Semarang area before continue for Borneo Orangutan Tours & Houseboat trip on the next day
Day 04: Fly from Semarang to Pangkalan Bun Airport – Houseboat Trip (B, L, D)
After having breakfast, you will meet our staff and we will escort you to the Semarang Airport to catch a flight from Semarang to Pangkalan Bun airport in Central Kalimantan or Borneo at 08:25-09:25 am or at 12:35-13:35 pm (it is depend on the ticket availability). Upon your arrival in Pangkalan Bun Airport, 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 which it will reach National Park of Tanjung Puting area after approx for 2 hours. As we travel upriver, we will watch for proboscis monkeys (endemic to Borneo), macaques, gibbons, and other wildlife.
This boat is river boat with an engine and it is made from iron wood which is specialist boat 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 simple bath room with shower & toilet with western style. The boat crew will provide you a cup of tea or coffee with local foods and prepare your bed with mosquito netting. If there is not a full moon or rain, we may be able to spot fireflies at night time. On this day, you can choose to overnight stay and having foods on Boat to get a cheapest price for this trip
Day 05: Pondok Tanggui – 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 Tanggui to see feeding time at 09:00. After lunch on the Boat, you will have an opportunity to do a short trekking 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 day, you will overnight stay on the boat
Day 06: Pondok Tanggui – Pesalat - Tanjung Harapan – Houseboat Trip (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we will travel up the river by Boat or Klotok to observe river ecology and see wild life as long as river side and then stop in Pondok Tanggui Feeding station to learn about Orangutan habitat and see the rangers feed them at 09:00 am. After you enjoy natural view in this area then proceed to Pesalat reforest station to look reforest daily activities and learn about the famous of ‘iron wood’. In an effort to preserve ecosystem which disappears rapidly, we will take a short trek to the camp (short jungle trekking), where the ranger will welcome us and explain about the area.
We will have the opportunity to participate in the re-planting and make a donation to the trees here. The ranger will explain about the seedlings are best for replanting, reforestation and what plants are most useful for the orangutans and other wildlife. After you participated in the re-planting activities, we will trek back to the boat for having lunch on boat and enjoy wild animal activities as long as river side.
Take your free time on Boat for few hours then continue to Tanjung Harapan feeding Station at 15:00. When we arrive at Tajung Harapan, we will walk through the screw pine and bog forest, and your guide will explain about Tanjung Harapan. We will enjoy the orangutan feeding station until 16:20 pm, and then return to the klotok, where the cook will serve an afternoon snack with coffee or tea. After enjoy activities in Camp Tanjung Harapan, we will proceed to Traditional Village of Tanjung Harapan for short trekking to see pure villager activities. As we travel upriver, we will watch for proboscis monkeys (endemic to Borneo), macaques, gibbons, and other wildlife. Enjoy natural river view on the way back.. On this day, you can choose to take meals and stay overnight on Boat to get a cheapest price for your trip & If weather is good enough, you will a chance to enjoy Fireflies tours and river safari
Day 07: National Park - Pangkalan Bun fly to Surabaya airport – Bromo Hotel (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 Surabaya airport in East Java at 13:15-14:40 pm or at 14:50-16:00 pm (it is depend on the ticket availability). Upon your arrival in Surabaya airport, our staff will pick you up and then we will drive slowly to reach to Mount Bromo area with an AC vehicle tourist standard with possible to stop at local restaurant for having meals, take arrest & go to the toilet. Upon your arrival in Mt Bromo, you will overnight stay at hotel in Mt Bromo and enjoy your own free program in Mt Bromo area with nice view
Day 08: Bromo Sunrise & Savannah Tours - Hotel in Kalibaru (B)
Around At 3:30am, we will use the 4WD (JEEP) to bring us to reach parking area in Mount Pananjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera for about 45 minute driving. Afterward, we are required to walk till the place 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 07:30, we will continue our trip for about 1-1,5 hours driving by 4WD vehicle/ jeep to reach “the savanna/ teletubies hill” by crossing the seas sand in Tengger region which it is bordered by mountains. After a short break & take pictures, we will go to the hotel for having breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into the vehicle and then transfer you out to reach Kalibaru highland for about 5-6 hours driving by passing small town, villages and plantations. Upon arrival in Kalibaru Highland, you will stay at Margo Utomo Cottages or similar with any kind plantations surrounding and nice hill view.
Optional tour program to see Milky Way in Mount Bromo area: 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 this trip, you are required to inform us in advance & there will be extra cost to do this optional tour program as attached
Optional tour program when you leave from Mount Bromo area: If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura waterfall during the way from Mt Bromo to your hotel in Kalibaru but for entrance tickets & local guide at Madakaripura waterfall will be your own cost. Please check the picture of Madakaripura waterfall as attached:
Day 09: Kalibaru Hotel - Eco Plantations Trip - Sukamade Turtle Beach (B, L, D)
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 the Sukamade Green Turtle Beach. It takes for about 2hours to reach Pesanggaran village then continue to Sukamade beach by crossing rain forest and small rivers by our special vehicle adventures .Lunch will be served at local restaurant on the way to reach Sukamade Turtle Beach area and Stay at the lodge/Guest house nearby and return to the beach at night for turtle spotting
Sukamade Turtle Beach: Sukamade beach is about 97 km to southwest of Banyuwangi. It is natural and quiet, beautiful place. Dutch discovered it in 1927. The 1200 hectare estate is an active plantation that produces rubber, coffee and cacao. Sukamade is the east Java Natural Resource Conservation which is in charge of the turtle’s perpetuation. A night adventure tour to Sukamade is an unforgettable trip. You will be guided by a natural resource to find sea turtles come to a shore to lay eggs. You can see a female turtle lays more than one hundred eggs on the sandy beach. The female turtles usually start landing at 7:30 PM and return to the sea at 12:00PM.
How can you reach Sukamade Turtle Beach: We will use jeep (4WD vehicle) to reach this place & the road to Sukamade is worth for the people who want to get the real adventure trip. It is one of best Java adventure trail for exploring southern coast of Banyuwangi. crossing the rivers, exploring the rural landscapes & passing rainforest. Along the way to visit this place the visitors can stop at the beautiful place as known as Rajegwesi & the green bay (Teluk Hijau) with its beautiful cliff around. Here, also you will have a chance for a dawn excursion to see animals on the savannah. This place is virgin forest forest with white sandy beach & natural view which is located on the southern tip of Banyuwangi, East Java-Indonesia.
Accommodation in Sukamade Beach: Condition here is very basic, but more often for the people who visited this place will recommend to others to visit Sukamade Beach when they are in Banyuwangi and sometime, they intend to come back to get an experience exceedingly rare & unique. On this date, you will stay overnight & having dinner at the lodge or guesthouse in Sukamade Beach.
Day 10: Sukamade Turtle Beach – Hotel in Banyuwangi area (B)
After breakfast in Sukamade turtle beach area then spend the morning for exploring the surroundings of Sukamade. This is an area of virtually void of people. Go and a dip in crystal clear waters nearby river. Afterward, we leave this area in the early noon to continue our trip to your hotel in Ijen Crater area for about 4-5 hours driving. On this way, you will pass rural landscape, plantations, small cities & rice fields. Upon arrival in Ijen Crater area, you will overnight stay at Hotel Ijen Crater area before you enjoy Ijen Crater Trekking on the next morning.
Day 11: Ijen Crater Tours – Ferry Port - your Hotel in Bali (B)
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 SERVICES FINISHED
Optional program for Blue Fire Tours or Blue Flame Tours in Ijen Crater: 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 there will be extra cost for mining worker who will lead us to see blue fire at Ijen Crater (you can pay him on the site). Please check the picture of blue fire at Ijen Crater as attached
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Yogyakarta & transfer out to Bali
~ Flight ticket from Semarang to Pangkalan Bun airport on 4th of the trip
~ Flight ticket from Pangkalan Bun to Surabaya airport on 7th of the trip
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Entrance tickets for Borobudur sunrise, Prambanan Temple & Yogya tours as mentioned on the tour program
~ Meals as stated on the tour program (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch & D= Dinner)
~ Cost for a ferry from Java to Bali Island as mentioned on the program
~ Cost for highway, parking, jeep for Bromo Tours & Mineral water during the trip
~ Cost for a tour guide with English speaking for your trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Yogyakarta area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Borobudur area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Semarang area with breakfast (it is included with tour price)
~ Cost for 3 night stay on a private boat in Tanjung Puting National Park (it is included with tour price)
~ 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 Kalibaru area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Sukamade Guesthouse with breakfast (it is included with tour price)
~ 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 Bromo, Sukamade Beach & 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
~ Flight ticket from pangkalan Bun airport to next destination on the last day of the trip
~ Cost due cancellation & reschedule flight time as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for other personal Expenses (Bar, Laundry, Phone call, Internet, etc)
~ Cost for optional tour program as mentioned on the tour program
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 Sukamade is IDR. 150.000 per person on working days & IDR. 225.000 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: Shoes for trekking, warm clothes, simple mask, flashlights, camera & mosquito repellent