Day 01: Arrival / Pick up from Bali
Start from your hotel in Bali around 10.00 – 10.30 AM. Our staff will take you to the most western tip of Bali to reach Gilimanuk ferry port for about 4 hours by a private full AC car. Then, we will cross Bali strait with the ferry for about 1,5 hours to reach Ketapang ferry port of Banyuwangi in the most eastern tip of Java Island. Proceed to the Hotel for check-in then free leisure as an individual activity.
(Staying at *** well-recommended hotel, enjoying accommodation facilities, free leisure and having some rest in order to be prepared for night hiking in the next evening)
Day 02: Ijen blue Fire
00.30 AM, meet your tour guide at the hotel’s lobby. then directly go to the basecamp at Ijen mountain. The journey takes approximately 1,5 hours. Upon arrival, getting prepare or have a coffee-break before start the activity.
After several preparations, start hiking to reach the rim of Ijen crater, ascending the slope for 3,5 Kilometers which normally takes 2 hours by walk. From there, you will enjoy the stunning blue fire, burning Sulphur that spews blue light in the dark. When the sun rises, resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2386 meters and enjoy the best panorama of the world’s largest acidic lake with its magnificent turquoise-coloured water.
You enjoyed the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen back to basecamp – breakfast. Afterwards, drive to Homestay at village nearby Tumpak Sewu waterfall, will take 5-6 hours and tentatively make a stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Upon Arrival, rest and free leisure.
Day 03: Tumpak Sewu waterfall
Our driver will pick you up from the lobby hotel between 4:00 – 4:30 AM in the morning. And then we will drive about 2 hours away from Lumajang town to starter point (parking area).
Having breakfast (served inbox) and getting prepare to explore Tumpak Sewu. Starting the journey, synonymously called an adventure! It takes 5 hours to explore the Tumpak Sewu area. Trekking through the tropical landscape of Java Island within Semeru volcano standing tall as the highest Volcano in Java at Background. Visit Tumpak Sewu Waterfall at first, have the view of the waterfall from Above, often local people called it Niagara waterfall of Java.
Then walk down the hill to see the waterfall from below. Standing in the bottom of the waterfall, surrounded by cliffs with water falling almost on every cliff’s edge. Afterwards, continue trekking to visit Goa Tetes and Nirvana waterfall. After the tour, we will drive to your hotel in Bromo area, it takes around 4 hours drive. Upon arrival in the afternoon, proceed to check-in at Hotel located nearby Bromo Volcano and free leisure until next program.
Day 04: Penanjakan sunrise view
At 03.00 AM, 4WD Jeep will take you to Mount Penanjakan, The sunrise viewpoint. Driving through the sea of sand and hillside for approximately 1 hour.
From mount Penanjakan, you will enjoy the golden hour while the sun rising, a breath-taking scenery during the sunrise. The usual fog often covered the valley down below, leaving the tip of mount Bromo and mount Batok peeking just above the sea of cloud. Mount Semeru at furthest behind standing tall as the highest volcano in Java. You may Enjoy this beautiful moment until 06.30 AM. Capture the moment as much as you can before leaving to Bromo crater, 1 hour away drive descending the hill of mount Penanjakan with 4WD Jeep. Therefore, stop at the parking area leaving the jeep behind and start to walk for 1 hour to see Bromo’s crater from up-close. The last part of walking, ascending the crater’s ridge on stairway with 250 steps uphill. Once you get to the crater’s ridge, you will witness the active Bromo volcano from above.
It sounds like a jet engine as you hear the volcano roaring as result of fuming gasses from the very bottom of the crater surrounded by “pit-hole caldera looks”. At latest 08.00 AM, back to parking area then drive back to the hotel to get breakfast. Leaving Bromo area at 10.00 direct transfer back to Bali or directly drive to Surabaya for drop off service.
Bromo sunrise viewpoint located south side across from Bromo Mountain. From this spot, you may have a sight of Bromo Tengger Semeru National park from above. The scenery is sunrise sightseeing, a sea of sand at the bottom of the valley, Cemoro Lawang village, Mount Bromo and Mount Batok. As well as the highest volcano in Java, Semeru. Standing tall furthest behind as a background. *Weather can be tricky, it’s cold and freezing before sunrise and hot and sunny during the day.
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