BALI, PEMUTERAN – IJEN CRATER TOUR – MOUNT BROMO TOUR – SURABAYA
(3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: HOTEL IN PEMUTERAN BALI – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI
Ijen Bromo tour will start at 11.00 AM (Balinese Timezone) from your hotel in Pemuteran, Bali. Our driver will pick you up at your hotel and we will drive to Gilimanuk Ferry Port, it will take about 2 hours’ drive. Gilimanuk Ferry Port is the port in west part of Bali that used by the people to go to Ketapang Ferry Port in Java island and the ferry will sail about an hour. When you have reached Ketapang Ferry Port, you will be escorted to your hotel in Banyuwangi area for a pleasant stay before you do Ijen Crater tour tomorrow morning.
DAY 2: IJEN CRATER TOUR – HOTEL IN MOUNT BROMO AREA
Ijen Crater tour will start at 5.00 AM from your hotel in Banyuwangi, you will be met by your guide, he will bring your breakfast box for your breakfast time on the mountain and you will be required to check out from your hotel because we will not come back after Ijen Crater tour, we must go to Mount Bromo via Bondowoso town. The ride from your hotel to Paltuding (1850m), Paltuding is a parking area and starting point before you do trekking to Ijen Crater (2836m), it will take about an hour drive. Arriving in Paltuding, you can have a quick breakfast in the local canteens there or you can carry your breakfast then you can eat it when you reach the top of Ijen Crater. The trekking will take about ± 1, 5 hours, and its 3 km away. Along the way you will see some mountains surrounding, you will hear the birds singing and when you are lucky enough, you can see the Java Leaf monkey, it’s a special monkey in Java Island. When you have reached the top of Ijen Crater, you will amaze at the view of Ijen Crater, it has a beautiful sulfuric lake with its turquoise color, and it’s surrounded by a huge crater. Moreover is one of the most active volcanoes in java and it’s one of the biggest sulfuric lakes in the world with the lowest acidity. The acidity here can reach 0,8 ph – 0,5 ph. Besides the gorgeous landscape here, you will be surprised at the local people who work in the sulfur mining here, they are workers who walk up and down by carrying a huge block of sulfur, and they only earn USD 8 per day. Their salary really depends on how many sulfurs that they can carry. Make sure you give something to them as appreciate after you take portraits of them.
After enjoying the enchanting scenery at Crater of Ijen Crater then we will go down to the parking area where our car is waiting for escorting you to the next destination, which is Mount Bromo, we will drive for about 5-6 hours. We will pass the local villages, coffee plantation, rice field and Pasir Putih Beach. You will be invited to have lunch at the local restaurant on the way to Bromo. Upon your arrival in Mount Bromo area, you will stay in lava view hotel or similar hotel for a pleasurable stay before you do Bromo sunrise tour.
If the weather is good enough and you have a good condition for trekking at night, you will have the chance to see the blue flame or blue fire & the sunrise at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave from the Hotel around 01.00 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.
DAY 3: MOUNT BROMO TOUR – SURABAYA
Mount Bromo tour will start from your hotel at 3.30 AM when you come on the weekend or holiday season, you are required to start the tour earlier. From your hotel, we will ride a jeep to sunrise point for about 40 minutes by passing a bumpy and steep road. Upon your arrival in sunrise point, you will escort to the best position to watch the sunrise and the view of Mount Bromo itself and the sun will rise at 5.20 AM here. When the sun rises, all visitor will get their good position to watch the sunrise. Besides of the sunrise, you will see the 3 mountains those are Bromo, Batok, and Semeru which stand firmly with the red yellow light on the top. Make sure you have enough space of memory inside your camera to capture the moment. After you enjoy the view from the sunrise hill, you must go back to your jeep then the jeep will continue your tour to reach the sea of sands in Mount Bromo area. We will stop at the parking area then you will do Mount Bromo trekking by crossing the sea of sands by riding a horse or on foot (it is optional) till reaching the stairs at the slope of Mount Bromo where it will lead you to reach the peak of Mt. Bromo. After enjoying the volcanic activity on the top of Mount Bromo, you have to go back to your jeep then the jeep will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into our car afterward we will continue our trip to the Surabaya (airport, train station or hotel). The trip will take about 3-4 hours.
TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED.
Price is in IDR and includes:
- Pick up service from Pemuteran, Bali and transfer out to the airport in Surabaya
- 1 Night stay in Ijen Crater area with a breakfast
- 1 Night stay in Mount Bromo area with a breakfast
- Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
- Mineral water and English speaking guide
- The jeep for Mount Bromo Tour
- Cost for parking during the trip
- Cost for airfare from Surabaya to Banyuwangi
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo ( IDR 230.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 330.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, and internet
- Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip
- Tipping & other personal costs
For further information about Ijen Bromo tour from Pemuteran, Bali and booking, please feel free to contact us directly to our E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876