Surabaya Bromo Ijen Bali Tour 4D3N
East java hosts so many amazing places that you must put on your travel list before you travel to Indonesia
Surabaya Bromo Ijen Bali Tour 4D3N – There are 2 volcanoes in East Java that is to be the must-visit destination. Most of them will be starting from Surabaya, Malang, or even Yogyakarta and it will be finished at your hotel in Bali. You can also do the reverse from Bali and finished in Surabaya, Malang or Yogyakarta.
Why do these volcanoes to be the must-visit destination? The answers are Mount Bromo has the most beautiful sunrise where you can see the whole Tengger Caldera with a background of Mount Semeru (the highest volcano in Java Island) and Ijen Crater has the biggest sulfuric acid with 0,5 Ph acidity and it has natural phenomenon that you can only see in Ijen Crater, East Java and Dallol Volcano, Ethiopia.
HOW TO GET THERE:
The best town to start is Surabaya City. If you come from abroad, you can take a direct flight to Surabaya (there are more than 10 direct flights to Surabaya).
If you come from Yogyakarta or Jakarta, you can take a train. There is more than 8 schedules from/to Surabaya.
DETAIL OF THE TRIP:
- LOCATION: EAST JAVA (MOUNT BROMO, & IJEN CRATER)
- ADVENTURE TYPES:
- TREKKING & HIKING
- LOCAL CULTURE UNDERSTANDING
- PROGRAM DURATION: 4 DAYS
- AGE REQUIREMENT: AGE REQUIREMENT VARIES
- ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS: PRIVATE STAYING
TEMPERATURE IN EACH PLACE:
- Mount Bromo has normal weather during the night 10-5° after sunrise will be 20-25°
- Ijen Crater has 10-5° (during the sunrise) after sunrise will be 20-25°
So, please prepare your comfort!
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING:
- Wetsuit & slipper for the waterfall
- Light Jacket
- Personal medicine
- A small amount of money
- Light fleece / sweater
- Warm hat
- Tiger Balm or spray muscle (for muscle pain)
- Long pants and shorts
Surabaya Bromo Ijen Bali Tour 4D3N
Departure Time10.00 AM
SURABAYA – HOTEL/HOMESTAY IN MOUNT BROMO AREA
On the first day of the trip, we will be starting at 10 am from your hotel in Surabaya, if you are arriving on day 1 at Surabaya Airport or Surabaya Gubeng Train Station. We will follow your arrival time. Then we will drive for about 3-4 hours to reach our hotel/homestay in Bromo area.
SUNRISE IN ROGOWULAN HILL – TREKKING TO THE CRATER OF MOUNT BROMO –SUNSET IN METIGEN HILL – FREE LEISURE
On the second day of the trip, we will be starting at 2 am from your hotel/homestay in Bromo then we will be driving with the local jeep here to reach Kingkong Hill. From here, it will take about 45 minutes. Upon your arrival, we will take a motorbike taxi to reach Rogowulan Hill, it will take about 40 minutes. Rogowulan Hill is a hidden hill to see the sunrise and also the view of Mount Bromo and surrounding. It’s totally highly recommended for landscapers, adventure seekers or photographers.
The sunrise here sets about 5:30 am when the sun rises from the East, you will see the beautiful landscape here. We will be staying here until 6:30 am then we will be driving back to Kingkong Hill for having a look at another viewpoint before heading to Sea of Sand.
After enjoying the view from the viewpoint, we will be driving to a sea of sand by our jeep and we will be stopping in Jeep Parking Place then we will continue to hike the Crater of Mount Bromo. It will take about 45 minutes of Hiking.
After enjoying the trip, we will be back at our hotel/homestay for having breakfast, shower and rest.
At about 4 pm, our guide will invite you to Metigen Hill to see another view of Mount Bromo and surrounding during the sunset. Just for your information that is in Mount Bromo area, most of the afternoon time is foggy and just 30 % clear. So if you can see the sunset here, it’s part of our luck.
After enjoying the sunset, we will be inviting you to have a local dinner at the local restaurant here, you can choose from the low budget or high budget of food.
MADAKARIPURA WATERFALL – HOTEL/ HOMESTAY IN BANYUWANGI TOWN
On the third day of the trip, we will start the trip from 7 am to the next destination that is Madakaripura Waterfall. Madakaripura waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls that is located in East Java. The drop in the water can be 200 m, so it’s a must-see waterfall in East Java.
The best time to visit this waterfall is 6-9 am, why? Because most of the visitors will come late after 9 am, so it will be less crowded and the view in the area is much better in the morning.
The drive will take about 50-60 minutes then we will take a motorbike taxi for about 5 minutes. Afterward, we will take a walk for about 15 minutes. The path is quite easy but 50 meters before the waterfall, you have to cross the river with a small waterfall that showers you a bit. It’s a kind of fun thing here.After enjoying the waterfall, we will back to our car and continue to our destination. That is Banyuwangi town where we will stay overnight here before heading to Ijen Crater on the next morning. It will take 5-6 hours’ drive.
IJEN CRATER TOUR – TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL IN BALI AREA
The trip will be starting about 2:00 am in the morning, we will drive about an hour to reach Paltuding/start point of the volcano. Upon your arrival in Paltuding, we will be trekking about 1,5 -2 hours, it depends on your pace. When you reach the crater rim of Ijen Volcano, our guide will take you to the best spot to see the sunrise and also the best view of the crater itself. Ijen Volcano has one of the biggest sulfuric lakes in Asia and the lake has a turquoise color with high acidity (0,5 Ph.). So it’s beautiful and also dangerous. After enjoying the view here about 7 am, we will go back to our car and drive back to Hotel/Homestay for having breakfast. At 11:00 am, we will be ready to escort you to Ketapang ferry port. From here, we will buy a ticket for you and you can take a ferry for about an hour. Upon your arrival in Gilimanuk Harbor in Bali side, you will be welcomed by our Balinese driver who is ready to escort you to your hotel in Bali.
If the weather is good enough and you have a good condition for trekking at night, you can take Ijen blue fire tour at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave the Hotel or Homestay around 1:00 AM or Midnight.
Note: there is no additional cost to take this blue fire tour but this trip depends on the Ijen Crater condition when it’s not allowed to go down by the local volcanologists, we only able to stay on the top of the crater.
- Pick up service from Surabaya and transfer out to your hotel in Bali
- 1N stay at hotel in Banyuwangi area with breakfast
- 2N stay at hotel in Mount Bromo area with breakfast
- Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- Jeep for Mount Bromo sunrise tour and motorbike taxi for Rogowulan Hill
- Private English speaking guide for 4 days
- Cost for the trip to Madakaripura waterfall
- Cost for highway or parking during the trip and mineral water
- Cost for optional tour of Blue Fire and gas mask in Ijen Crater
- Cost for Ferry from Java to Bali Island
- 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 or Public Holiday )
- Horse riding at Mount Bromo
- Bar, laundry, phone calls, internet, tipping & other personal costs
- Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip