IJEN CRATER & BALURAN NATIONAL PARK TOUR FROM SURABAYA (3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: SURABAYA CITY – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI
Ijen Baluran tour will start from Surabaya area at 9.00 AM, we will drive from Surabaya to Ijen Crater for about ±8 hours by passing rural landscapes, small villages, beach, and rice field. You will stop in Pasir Putih Beach for your lunch break. Upon your arrival in Banyuwangi area, you will stay in Ketapang Hotel or similar hotel for a pleasant stay before you do Ijen Crater trekking on tomorrow morning.
OPTIONAL: If you don’t want to take a long long drive from Surabaya to Banyuwangi, you can take a plane from Surabaya to Banyuwangi. The flight will take about an hour; you can take Lion Air or Garuda Indonesia. We will pick you up in Blimbingsari Airport in Banyuwangi
SURABAYA – BANYUWANGI
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DAY 2: IJEN CRATER TOUR – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI
Ijen crater tour will start at 4.00 AM, you will be required to bring a breakfast box so you can take a breakfast on the top of the volcano. The car will drive for about an hour from your hotel to Paltuding, Paltuding is parking area before we do trekking, and its altitude is 1850m above sea level. From here, we have to walk for ± 1, 5 hours; the distance from Paltuding to the top of Ijen Crater is around 3 km. When you have reached the top of Ijen Crater (2386m), you will be amazed at the scenery around. Ijen Crater is one of the most active volcanoes in Java Island with the biggest sulfuric lake. The lake has a turquoise color that makes the view is more enchanting but you will be surprised with the acidity of the lake, the acidity reached 0, 8 ph. – 0, 5 ph. Besides the amazing scenery of Ijen Crater, you will see the sulfur miners/workers who walk up and down by carrying a heavy basket with full of sulfur on their shoulder. They work in sulfur mining point inside the crater, so they have to walk about 20 minutes down and 45 minutes up with sulfurs on their shoulder. And normally they only earn USD 8 per day. Make sure you bring some candy and food, so you can give it to them after take their photos. After you have a lot of picture of Ijen Crater and surrounding, you must go back down to Paltuding then we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi for going back to Hotel. Upon your arrival at the hotel, you can rest and relax before you do Baluran National Park tour on the next morning.
If the weather is good enough and you have a good condition for trekking at night, you can do Ijen blue fire tour at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave the Hotel or Homestay around 1.00 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.
DAY 3: BALURAN NATIONAL PARK – BALI
About at 06.00 in the morning, our car will bring you to Baluran National Park in the northern town of Banyuwangi. It takes about an hour drive to the entrance gate then driving into Baluran National Park about an hour. Beginning the trip in this park you will enter an area called evergreen forest where the forest along this path is always green throughout the year. After driving 50 minutes of leaving the forest, then you come in a vast field called Little Africa in Java. This vast savanna is a life of various types of mammals such as bulls, monkeys, group of deer, wild buffaloes and many kinds of bird.
A viewing tower with a height of 7 meters will bring you to watch different types of exotic woods. Your adventure will continue with the canoe on the beach which is only 15 minutes from the savanna. In this beach, you can sunbathe while enjoying the quiet beauty of the Java Sea, or trek through beautiful white sand.
After enjoying the nature in Baluran National Park, we will be back to the town of Banyuwangi for going back to Hotel and take our bags then we will drive to Ketapang Ferry Port then take a ferry to reach Gilimanuk Ferry Port at the most western tip of Bali Island. Upon arrival in Gilmanuk Ferry port, we will escort you to your hotel in Bali (Lovina, Pemuteran, Ubud, Denpasar, Kuta, Canggu, or Jimbaran).
Ubud, Kuta, Sanur, Jimbaran, Denpasar To Gilimanuk Ferry Port (±4 Hours Drive)
Lovina, Pemuteran (±2 Hours Drive)
Price is in IDR and includes:
- Pick up service from Surabaya & transfer out to your hotel in Bali.
- 2 nights stay in Ijen Crater area with a breakfast
- Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
- Mineral water and English speaking guide
- The jeep for Bromo sunrise tour
- Cost for parking during the trip
- Cost for ferry from Bali to Java and Java to Bali Island
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Entrance tickets in Baluran National Park (IDR 250.000/ person)
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, and the internet
- Cost for lunch & Dinner during the trip
- Tipping & another personal cost
For further information about Ijen Baluran tour from Surabaya and booking, please feel free to contact us directly to our Email: email@example.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 / Line ID: yudiantosofyan