Take morning train from Yogyakarta to Surabaya at 06:45-11:40 AM and upon your arrival time at train's station in Surabaya, our staff will meet you by special sign on the placard and then we will start our trip to reach Mount Bromo area for about 3 - 4 hours driving by a private car with possible to stop on the way for having lunch at local restaurant. Upon your arrival in Mount Bromo, having dinner and stay overnight in the homestay or guesthouse in Bromo area before you enjoy Bromo sunrise & trekking tour on the next morning.
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 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 5-7 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
Prepare your equipment for night trip from your accommodation / home stay / Guesthouse in Ijen Crater area and around at around at at 00:30 am (midnight in Java time) we will meet you and start to drive for about 1 – 1.5 hours driving to reach parking area in Ijen Crater which is well known as post 1 Paltuding or as starting point for Ijen Crater Trekking. From this place, we will re-check the trekking equipment, such as: torch or flashlight & gas mask. If you do not have gas mask, you can rent it to local people or mining worker who will be ready in the parking area of Ijen Crater. Do not forget to keep well your stamina, and we will pray before for starting to do an climbing Mount Ijen Crater. The climbing to Ijen Crater will need for about 1.5 – 2.5 hours (it is depend on your stamina) to reach peak of Mount Ijen. If the weather is good enough, you may see the Milky Way on the top of Mount Ijen but you are required o use your Smartphone apps
From the top of Mount Ijen, you will be accompanied by our staff & sulfur mining worker who are expert with the paths on the Ijen Crater to descend to reach to the Crater area where the mining worker looking for chunk of sulfur which comes from sulfur liquid that flows through a special pipe which are prepared by them before. The other side, the crater area will display the main attraction for the visitors and it is populer and well known as blue fire or blue flame
The blue fire in Ijen Crater is ignited by natural of sulphuric gas, which emerges from cracks at temperatures up to 600 degrees Celsius (1,112 degrees Fahrenheit) and the flames can be up to 5 meters (16 feet) high; some of the gas condenses to liquid and is still ignited. It is the largest blue flame area in the world and local people refer to it as Blue Fire. After enjoy spectacular view of Blue Fire in Ijen Crater, we will ascend back to the top of Ijen Crater to see Sunrise and afterward, you will see also green lake of sulfur and daily activities of mining worker in Ijen Crater with natural backgrounds surrounding.
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 unforgettable thing. 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 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 1-1.5 hours 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 open trip package for Yogya Bromo Ijen Tours to Bali Island finished
Price is included:
~ Train ticket from Yogya to Surabaya train station (train with executive class)
~ Pick up service from train station in Surabaya & 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 a tour guide with English speaking during the trip
~ Cost for ferry from Java to Bali Island as mentioned on the program
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Bromo Homestay or Bromo Guesthouse with breakfast
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen Homestay or Bromo Guesthouse with breakfast
Price is not included:
~ Entrance tickets in Bromo & Ijen Crater as mentioned on the tour program
~ Horse riding at cross seas sand of 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
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
(Note: 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
Additional information: This tour package is open trip for all clients who wanna share the cost of trip with other traveller and the minimum guarantee for departure of each period are 4 clients who have sent a deposit. If at least on a week before departure date, the minimum participant is not fulfilled (4 clients) we will inform you for arrangement updated or we'll send back your deposit as cancellation for this trip