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Java overland tour package from Yogyakarta to Bali Island for 5 days trip for Borobudur tours, Prambanan Temple tours, Jomblang Cave adventure tours, Bromo Sunrise tours & Ijen Crater tours then to Bali Island 

Tour itinerary:
Day 01: Yogya-Borobudur & Prambanan Temple-Yogya Tours

Our staff will meet you at hotel or airport in Yogyakarta (the best time to start this trip is before at 9 am & please let us know detail about your hotel or flight number), and we will escort you to visit Borobudur Temple. We will drive from Yogyakarta to Borobudur for about 1,5 – 2 hours and upon arrival in Borobudur Temple, you will enjoy Borobudur Temple tours. After enjoy Borobudur tours, we will continue our trip to visit the largest Hindu temple as Prambanan Temple. Around in the afternoon, we will leave Prambanan Temple to continue to enjoy Yogya sightseeing tours for visiting Sultan Palace Yogyakarta, Water Castle (known as Taman Sari), Batik home industry, Silver Smith at Kota Gede village and then in the late afternoon, we will escort you to the hotel in Yogyakarta area for overnight stay

Day 02: Yogyakarta Hotel-Jombalang Cave Adventure Tours-Solo Hotel 

On this day, you are required to have early breakfast and around at 07:00 am, our staff will meet you at your hotel in Yogya and then drive to Jombalng Cave for about 2-3 hours driving by a private car. Goa Jomblang is not really cave & it is part of a cave system that covers the whole of Gunung Kidul. The caves were formed over thousands were formed by rainwater and underground rivers that eroded the karst rock (a bit like the famous underground caves in the Yucatan, Mexico).

The actual cave (or the bit that the tourists see) is made up of three parts. The first is a large huge sinkhole that was formed by the roof of the cave collapsing. The second part of the cave is a long tunnel and the final part is Goa Grubog, the central cave. If you want to go to Goa Jomblang you need to set off early from Yogyakarta. The best way to get there is by renting a private car. You need to leave Yogyakarta at around 7:30 in the morning, because you need to be at Goa Jomblang by 10:00 (and it’s good to get there early because only 25 people a day are allowed to visit). It’s super easy to get to Goa Jomblang. The roads all the way to Goa Jomblang are really good. & the last part of the journey is a bit bumpy. The last 200 meters is literally dirt with rock and no tarmac. You wouldn’t believe that there would be something called “Jomblang Resort” at the end of the road

Upon your arrival in Jombalang Cave, you will prepare to descend the hole, installing equipments to your body. The cave instructor will dropping you down slowly to the base of the hole which is 40 meters vertically, with a rope attached to your body and around at 12.30 pm, we will leave the Jomblang Cave and drive to Pindul Cave Tubing and then around at 13.00 to 14.30 pm, you will enjoy the trips by lay inside a set of tubes and following the drift of the underground river into the Pindul cave. Played in unique cave with a cluster of bats and sparkling with the beauty of stalactite formations. After finish Cave Tubing activity, then continue to River Tubing activity (inclusive the package). The River Tubing trip will take you on a journey down the Oya River, along the way you will experience stunning with waterfalls, small rapids and optional cliff jumping

Day 03: Hotel Solo or Surakarta & drive to Hotel in Bromo 

After having breakfast, our staff will meet you at your hotel in Solo or Surakarta and around at 8 am, we will leave your hotel to continue our trip escort you to Mount Bromo area for about 9-10 hours driving by a private car including stop on the way for visiting Mangkunegaran Palace & Antique Market in Solo. Lunch will be served on the way at local restaurant. Arrive in Mount Bromo, you will stay overnight & having dinner at Lava View Lodge or similar hotel where located on the rim tengger region for enjoyable stay.

Day 04: Sunrise & Bromo Tours and drive to the hotel in area of Ijen Crater 

At 3:30 am, the 4WD (JEEP) will bring you to Mount Pananjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera as known as view point to see sunrise with its young volcanic including Mount Bromo and an active Mount Semeru as background. If it is not foggy, the sunlight when the sunrise will play light shadow which it come up from the sidelines of the mountains and it will give impression like unforgettable thing on mind & heart as a creation from the God

Afterward, our jeep will bring us to continue our trip to reach the parking area of 4WD vehicle (jeep) by passing the amazing view on the slope of Mt. Bromo, then from parking area you are required to cross seas sand on the slope of Mt. Bromo by horse riding or on foot (it is optional) till reach the stairs up (more than 250 stairs) at the slope of Mt Bromo which it will lead you to reach peak of Mt Bromo.

After enjoy nice view in Mt. Bromo and around at at 08:00, we will escort you back to the hotel for having breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into the vehicle and then we will continue our trip to Hotel in area of Ijen Crater for about 5-6 hours driving. In this route will pass rural landscape, small cities, rice fields, plantations & beaches. Lunch will be served on the way at local restaurant. About at late afternoon or in the early evening, we will reach at your hotel in area of Ijen Crater then overnight stay before you enjoy Ijen Crater Trekking on the next morning

Optional tour program when you leave Bromo (after Bromo Tours): If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura waterfall during the way from Bromo to your hotel in Ijen Crater area but for entrance tickets & local guide at Madakaripura waterfall will be your own cost. Please check the picture of Madakaripura waterfall as attached:

Day 05: Ijen Crater Tours-Bali ferry port-Bali 

About at 04:30 in the morning, our 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring us to the village of Licin and then continue to the slope of Mount Ijen, passing through plantations and rainforest. This is one of the few remaining on the Island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees, this journey takes approximately 1 hour from the hotel by private car. Arrive at the parking area of Mount Ijen, approximately 1 until 1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of mount Ijen to reach peak of Ijen Crater and along the path, you will enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air & shady. Resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2883 meters and enjoy best panorama of the lake of sulfate where reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to give the impression like doom. The sulfur mining workers go down into the crater and climb back up by passing dangerous path on the edge of Ijen Crater with the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. 

This is really a dangerous & hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen as one of God’s amazing creation. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as a proof that you have visited one of the most amazing places on earth. After enjoyed the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then you will descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting to escort you back to the City of Banyuwangi with stop for awhile to visit plantations (cloves, cocoa), then continue our trip to take you out directly to Ferry Port in Ketapang (most eastern tip of Java Island) to cross Bali strait by ferry for about 1hour to reach Port of Gilimanuk in the most western tip of Bali Island. Upon arrival in Gilimanuk port, we will continue to drive to Pemuteran, Lovina, Ubud, Kuta, Sanur, Seminyak, Nusadua or Jimbaran area for about 3-4hours and TOUR SERVICES FINISHED

Optional program for Blue Fire Tours or Blue Flame Tours in Ijen Crater: If the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to see blue fire & sunrise at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave from the hotel around at 12:00pm (midnight) and there will be extra cost for mining worker who will lead us to see blue fire at Ijen Crater (you can pay him on the site).  Please check the picture of blue fire at Ijen Crater as attached

Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Yogyakarta & transfer out to your hotel in Bali
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ 4WD vehicle (jeep) for Bromo tours, mineral water, highway & parking during the trip
~ Cost for ferry from Java to Bali Island as mentioned on the program 
~ Cost for a tour guide with English speaking (if you would like us to arrange it for this trip)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Yogyakarta Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Solo or Surakarta Hotel with breakfast (it is included with tour price)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Bromo Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen Crater Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)

Price is not included:
~ Entrance tickets in Bromo & Ijen Crater as mentioned on the tour program
~ Horse riding at cross seas sand of Mt Bromo but you can do it on foot (it is optional)
~ Travel insurance, Bar, Laundry, Phone call, Internet, Tipping & other personal cost
~ Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for optional program as mentioned on the tour itinerary

Entrance tickets: You are required to pay entrance tickets during your trip by yourself and please show your id card. Cost for entrance tickets are mentioned below:
~ Ticket in Bromo is IDR. 227.000 per person on working days & IDR. 327.000 per person on public holidays
~ Ticket in Ijen Crater is IDR. 100.000 per person on working days & IDR. 150.000 per person on public holidays

Additional information: Indonesian citizen will get cheaper cost for entrance ticket as a local people
What items you should bring: Comfortable shoes for trekking, warm clothes, simple mask & flashlights