Yogya-Bromo-Savannah-Sukamade-Ijen Tours-Bali 5D
Java Island eco trip & adventure tours from Yogyakarta in Central Java for Bromo sunrise tours, Bromo savannah tours, Sukamade turtle beach tours, Ijen blue fire tours then to Bali for your best holiday in Java Island
Day 01: Yogyakarta – Solo - Hotel in Bromo
After having breakfast at your hotel in Yogyakarta then about at 07:00am, our local staff will pick you up then escort you to Mount Bromo area for about 10-11hours by a private car including stop on the way for visiting Mangkunegaran Palace & Antique Market in Solo. Lunch will be served on the way at local restaurant. Arrive in Mount Bromo, you will stay overnight & having dinner at Lava View Lodge or similar hotel where located on the rim tengger region for enjoyable stay.
Day 02: Bromo Sunrise & Savannah Tours - drive to Kalibaru Hotel (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 4-5 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 when you leave Bromo (after Bromo Tours): If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura waterfall during the way from Bromo to your hotel in Kalibaru area but for entrance tickets & local guide at Madakaripura waterfall will be your own cost. Please check the picture of Madakaripura waterfall as attached:
Day 03: 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 or guesthouse 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 you can 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. We will do 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 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 04: Sukamade Turtle Beach – Hotel in Ijen Crater (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 Banyuwangi for about 4-5 hours driving. On this way, you will pass rural landscape, plantations, small cities & rice fields. Upon arrival in Banyuwangi, you will overnight stay @ Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar hotel before you enjoy Ijen Crater Trekking on the next morning.
Day 05: Ijen Crater Tours - Bali ferry port - your hotel in Bali (B)
Around 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 and transfer out to Bali
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ 4WD vehicle for Bromo sunrise, Bromo savannah & Sukamade Turtle Beach Tours (jeep)
~ Meals as stated on the program (B=breakfast, L= lunch & D= dinner)
~ Cost for ferry cost from Java to Bali Island as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for mineral water, highway & parking during the trip as mentioned on the tour 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 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 Sukamade Guesthouse with breakfast (it is included with tour package)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen Crater Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
Price is not included:
~ Entrance tickets in Bromo, Sukamade & Ijen Crater as mentioned on the tour program
~ 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 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: Comfortable shoes for trekking, warm clothes, simple mask & flashlights