Getting stuck in a boring routine makes it difficult for us to think clearly. Getting busy with the various thing that hit us, work problems, and many others. When we are in a bad situation, generally people will spend their time on vacation, building a challenge in themself by travelling. Enjoying the lushes of the trees, blue of beach, the coldness of mountain, even the challenges of the waterfall.
Well, in here with Ijen Expedition I’ll invite you to create those beautiful things. We’ll invite you to visit tourist destinations in East Java. We have a variety of tour package options that you can choose from. One of them is a road trip 3 days 2 night to Madakaripura Waterfall then Bromo Mountain and next to Ijen Crater, one of the mandatory destinations that worth visiting.
Don’t go anywhere! Please you can check the itinerary down here. Check this out!!!
Day 1: Pick up service – Madakaripura Waterfall
Pick up will be done at Juanda International Airport, Surabaya, East Java (pickup time adjusts the plane’s landing time), it would be better to choose flights that arrive in the morning, (around 8-10 am). Our Ijen Expedition team will pick up you in there on time. After that, before we start the journey, make sure you have exchanged money first to simplify the journey and the payment process. If not yet, you can ask the tour guide to show the location of the Money Changer at the airport. And make sure your stuff is saved.
After the pickup service is done, we will be starting the journey to Madakaripura Waterfall. The trip to go there will take approximately 2 hours. Madakaripura waterfall located itself in Probolinggo Regency, East Java. This 200 meters high waterfall is the highest waterfall in Java and the second highest in Indonesia. You can imagine with this height how beautiful the appearance of this Madakaripura waterfall.
Arrived in the parking area, the tour guide will lead you to the location of the ticket door by taxi bike (it will take approximately around 10-15 minutes). The distance from the ticket door to the endpoint of the location of waterfall about 1km with a walking time of around 30 minutes.
When quite satisfied enjoying the wonderful views from the waterfall we will go back to the parking area at 15.00 WIB (Western Indonesian Time) to continue to travel to the next tourist destination, Mount Bromo.
Note: Don’t forget to bring a raincoat, because the distance of 20 meters from the waterfall will make your clothes wet. And also don’t forget to bring a slippers, it will make it easier for you on your way to the waterfall whose terrain is quite slippery and rocky.
Wake up at 02.30 in the early morning to make preparations towards Mount Penanjakan to enjoy the sunrise. At 03.00 4×4 Jeep will bring you to the location of sunrise point view (it will take around 1 hour). After enjoying the sunrise view, a tour guide will bring you back go to the jeep, then next go to Bromo parking area for enjoying the panorama of Bromo Crater.
Arriving at the parking area the tour guide will lead you on a climb to Mount Bromo. From the parking area to the starting point of the climb is about 500 meters, you can take it on foot or by renting horses from local residents. The price for renting horses is 150.000 rupiah for two ways. Arriving at the starting point, you will start the climb. The terrain from starting point to the top of Bromo Mountain goes up the stairs with 225 stairs that you will go through.
For approximately around 1 hour you will be enjoying the wonderful views of Mount Bromo. If we look at it from above it will appear that Poten Bromo Temple, is a potential place of worship for Hindus in the Tengger Tribe. On the right and the left side, you will see a beautiful cluster of hills. After that, you will be escorted back by our team to the jeep, back to the homestay, and getting prepared to goes to Banyuwangi city for enjoying the next destinations, Ijen Crater. One of the mandatory destinations that worth to visited when you come to East Java Province.
Note: Don’t forget to bring a scarf or mask and sunglasses, because the terrain of Bromo Mountain is more sandy and dusty.
Day 3: Ijen Crater – Drop off day (Optional)
Ijen Crater is one of the many tourist destinations worshipped by local residents even to foreign countries. Ijen Crater is famous for its blue fire phenomenon which inspires the souls of travellers. While the blue fire itself is famous because of its light that there are only two in the world after Iceland.
at 12.30 (depending on how far your hotel) Ijen Expedition team will pick you up in the hotel. So before that time, you should be prepared for everything, warm clothing and personal supplies.
We will arrive at Ijen Parking Area at 00.30 am, while waiting for the lockets to be opened you can enjoying the coldness of the Ijen Area. Well, finally you’ll be going to walk as far as 3 kilometres with the kind of tracks that are uphill and flat. In kilometre 2 you can take a rest for a while in the last post named circle pos. And then we’ll start climbing again goes to the top of Ijen Mountain, which has a peak 2.799 meters above sea level.
For enjoying the blue fire we should go down with the steep track (it will be taking a half hours), you should more carefully and please don’t forget to use your gas mask. After that, we’ll be going to the up again to getting ready for enjoying the sunrise and the wonderful the turquoise of the lake.
After all, finished we’ll take you back to the hotel and the programs are finished. See you soon on the next trip.
Note: The drop of location adjusts you
The drop of location :
- Ketapang harbour
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