Please try this eco holiday program and get unforgettable best eco tours program start from Bali Island to Ijen crater and Sukamade Turtle beach in Eas Java and continue to visit orangutan habitat in Kalimantan/Borneo Indonesia including enjor river eco tours for your best experiences in the middle of Borneo rain forest.
Day 01: South Bali – Banyuwangi
Our staff will pick you up from Bali airport or your hotel in Bali (Lovina, Pemuteran, Nusadua, Ubud, Sanur or Kuta area) then drive to take you to the most western tip of Bali to reach Ferry port of Gilimanuk for about 3-4hours by a private car with AC then upon arrival in Gilimanuk harbor, proceed to take ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1hour to reach Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi (in the most eastern tip of Java Island). The trip goes through the rural landscapes of West Bali and lunch will be served at local restaurant on the way. End of the afternoon drive up to Hotel for stay overnight and having dinner
Please choose your accommodation in Ijen Crater area, such as:
~Arabica Guest House: Here you can visit Coffee Plantation & Hot spring water but the pick up time from Bali must be in the morning
~ The Ketapang Indah Hotel or Watudodol Cottages: Here, you can enjoy nice beach view and discover "Banyuwangi City Tour" for visiting the traditional market and local Chinese temple.
~The Ijen Resort & Villas: We can take you to the gate of heaven by walking at the extra ordinary "Rice Fields " and small tracking for "Village Tour"
Day 02: Banyuwangi -Ijen Crater – Sukamade Turtle Beach
Early morning departure to the Ijen Highlands. From the village of Licin onwards we transfer you to an off road vehicle. It takes approximately one and a half hours to walk the steep path that leads to the crater of Mount Ijen. Ijen Crater is almost 2900 meters high and one of Indonesia’s most impressive volcanoes. It is an unforgettable experience to watch how hundreds of men hauling heavy loads of sulphur that is extracted near the lake inside the crater. After Ijen crater observing, We will walk down back to vehicle parking area and take rest for couple minutes then continue our trip to the Sukamade Greeb Turtle Beach by car. It takes for about 2hours to reach Pesanggaran village then continue to Sukamade beach by crossing rain forest and small rivers by our special vehicle adventures.Lunch will be served at local restaurant and Stay at the lodge/Guest house nearby and return to the beach at night for turtle spotting. (B, D)
Day 03: Sukamade Turtle Beach – Mt. Bromo
After breakfast in Sukamade turtle beach area then spend the morning for exploring the surroundings of Sukamade. This is an area virtually void of people. Go and take a dip in crystal clear waters of the nearby river. Leave in the early afternoon to Mt Bromo area and lunch will be served on the way at local restaurant. Stay over night and having Dinner at Cemara Indah Hotel or similar (B).
Day 04: Tengger Caldera - Mount Bromo – Surabaya Hotel
At 4 am the 4 WD will bring you to the world's most famous view point at Mount pananjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera to see sunrise with its young volcanic including Mount Bromo and an active Mount Semeru in the back ground is breathtaking the play light shadow with sunrise reach Mountain succession from the top to the bottom and the usual fog of the caldera. Afterward the adventure be continued to an active Mount Bromo volcano. The 4 WD will bring you back to the Lodge for breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags, to the vehicle then transfer out to Surabaya for your accommodation.Dinner will be your personal cost (B)
Day 05: Surabaya to Pangkalan Bun - Tanjung Puting National Pak
After breakfast in Surabaya hotel, our staff will escort you to the Juanda International Airport of Surabaya to catch flight leaving for Pangkalan Bun in Central Borneo.Upon arrival in Pangkalan Bun airport, you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to kumai port by car for 20 minutes and then proceed to National Park Tanjung Puting area by Boat for 2 hours. The boat is wooden river boat for tourist specialist. It’s 12m by 2,5m with a roof and called by Klotok, which forms the upper deck, you can view the natural rainforest. We will slowly explore the quite river by Klotok to observe wild animals and natural environment along the river sides. Cabin with Simple mattress, pillow, meals, bottled mineral water, mosquito net, kitchen and simple toilet are available on Boat. You can choose to take dinner and stay over night on Boat or at Rimba Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 06: Boat/Lodge – Pondok Tangguy – Camp Leaky
After breakfast, we will travel up the river for 2 hours boating to Camp Leaky where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. Before arrive in Camp Leaky, we will stop in Pondok Tanggui to see feeding time at 09:00 then proceed to Camp Leaky. After lunch on Boat you have opportunity to take small trek before see feeding time in Camp Leaky area at 14:00. Enjoy the river safari when you are on way back to stay over night on boat or at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 07: Boat/Lodge – Kumai Port – Pangkalan Bun airport
After breakfast, we will transfer you to Kumai port by Klotok about 2 hours then take car to Pangkalan Bun airport to catch flight for your next destination. (B)
For competitive price and to get much more opportunity to see wildlife in Tanjung Puting National Park of Pangkalan Bun/Borneo, you can stay over night on boat. The boat is river wooden boat and called by Klotok. It’s 12m by 2,5m and there is toilet, cabin with clean mattress, on upper deck you can enjoy natural rainforest view and in the morning you will fell the sweetest greeting from any kind of birds and other wild animals such as macaques, proboscis monkeys, orangutans while you enjoy breakfast with coffee or tea.