Bali to Ijen blue fire, Sukamade & Bromo-Surabaya 4D

Specialist Java eco tours operator where starting from Bali to East Java to enjoy Ijen ccater trekking or Ijen plateau trekking with blue fire tours Ijen, Sukamade tours or Sukamade green turtle beach tours and Mount Bromo tours in order you can get great the Bali Java adventure trails and holidays in East Java - Indonesia.

Tour package itinerary:
Day 01: Bali Island to hotel in Ijen crater area

Our staff will pick you up either at the airport or hotel in Bali and the best time to start for this trip is in the morning time, but we are ready to fetch you at least at 17 pm (please let us know either your flight number or hotel detail) and we will fetch you to start the trip to reach the ferry port Gilimanuk in the most western tip of Bali Island with a private car which is completed with air conditioned. The trip from your place in Bali to Gilimanuk ferry port will go through the small cities, plantations, rice field, beaches & rural landscapes of West Bali which will take for about 3 – 5 hours driving and it is depend on situation of the traffic. Upon arrival in Gilimanuk ferry port, we will cross Bali strait with a ferry for about 1 – 1.5 hours to reach ferry port in Ketapang - Banyuwangi which is located in the most eastern tip of Java Island. After crossing Bali strait and upon your arrival in Ketapang ferry port of Banyuwangi, we will escort you directly to your accommodation or hotel in Ijen crater area. > If you have enough time with good weather during the trip on this day, you will have a chance to do optional program, such as the snorkeling tours activities in Menjangan Island with extra cost 

Day 02: Ijen trekking with possibility doing blue fire tours Ijen and to Sukamade (B, L, D)

00:30 or 01.00 am: This trip will be started from your accommodation or hotel in Ijen area around at 00:30 am or at least at 01:00 am and then drives for about 1 hour to reach the post 1 of Paltuding or this is as the starting point for the hiking activities in Ijen crater and then you will do the climbing actitivities in Mount Ijen as followed 

02.00-03.30: The preparation and then climbing activities to reach top of Ijen crater
03.30-05.30: Observation of the Milky Way + the seeing process of blue fire and if it is needed with your request, we will descend to reach the edge of lake to see blue fire with better and clearer view, then afterward viewing of sunrise on the peak of Mount Ijen and take a rest with an amazing view the green lake of sulfur as natural backgrounds which can forget how tired for the climbing process in Ijen crater

05.30-07.00: Go down by passing same route or path on the slope of Mt Ijen till reach base camp of Paltuding 
07.00-10.00: Leaving the Ijen crater to escort you back to your accommodation or hotel for breakfast, take shower & take your own time in hotel area, then preparation to leave the accommodation or hotel of Ijen area

10.00-17.00: Leaving from your accommodation in Ijen carter area and drive for about 2 – 3 hours to reach Sarongan village with possibility having lunch at local restaurant which is located on road side during the trip to Sarongan village, then from this village, we will use jeep for about 1.1.5 hours to reach Sukamade beach area which is located in the Meru Betiri National Park by crossing villages, plantations, rain forest, and small rivers. Today, you will have dinner & overnight stay at guesthouse nearby of Sukamade beach and we'll walk to the beach at night to look for the turtles lay their eggs. > If you still have time with good weather, during the trip on this day, you will have a chance to do optional program for the exploring tours Banyuwangi, such as for: Jagir waterfall tours, Beach tours Banyuwangi, Tours Baluran national park and Banyuwangi rafting tours with extra cost 

Note: If the weather is NOT good or you are tired, you can do the standard Ijen crater tour without seeing blue fire which will started from your hotel around at 4 am (in the dawn time and please inform us in advance)

Sukamade turtle beach: Sukamade beach is about 97 km to southwest of Banyuwangi. It is located in the area of Meru Betiri National Park with natural, quiet and beautiful place. The colonializ of dutch discovered it in 1927. The 1200 hectare estate is an active plantation that produces rubber, coffee and cacao. Sukamade is the East Java Natural Resource Conservation which is in charge of the sea turtle’s perpetuation. A night adventure tours in Sukamade beach is an unforgettable trip for natural lover. You will be guided by a ranger and tour guide to find sea turtles come to a shore to lay eggs. Sometimes and if you are lucky, you can see a female turtle lays more than one hundred eggs on the white sandy beach. The female turtles usually start landing to the beach at 7:30 PM and return to the sea at 12:00PM.

How you can reach Sukamade turtle beach: From Sarogan village, we will use jeep (4 WD vehicles) to reach this place & the road to Sukamade is realy worth for the people who want to get the chalenge and adventure trip. It is one of the best adventure trails in East Java for exploring southern coast of Banyuwangi. Crossing the rivers, plantations, exploring the rural landscapes,  & passing rainforest. Along the way to visit this place the visitors can stop at the beautiful place as known as Rajegwesi & the green bay (Teluk Hijau) with its beautiful cliff around. Here, also you will have a chance for swim and snorkeling tours activities. This place is virgin forest forest with white sandy beach & natural view which is located on the southern tip of Banyuwangi, East Java - Indonesia.

Accommodation in Sukamade turtle beach: Accommodation in Sukamade Beach: Condition here is very basic, but more often for the people who visited this place will recommend to others to visit Sukamade Beach when they are in Banyuwangi and sometime, they intend to come back to get an experience exceedingly rare & unique. On this date, you will stay overnight & having dinner at the lodge or guesthouse or home stay in Sukamade Beach.

Day 03: Sukamade Turtle Beach – hotel in Mt Bromo area (B)

After breakfast in Sukamade guesthouse, then spend the morning for exploring the surroundings of Sukamade. This is virgin area & without crowded activities. Go and a dip in crystal clear waters nearby river. Afterward, we leave this area to continue our trip to reach your hotel in Bromo area for about 9-10 hours driving and during the way to Bromo, you will pass rural landscape, plantations, small cities & rice fields. Upon your arrival in Bromo area, you will stay at the Hotel in Tengger region for overnight stay before you enjoy Bromo sunrise tours in the next day (dawn time)

Day 04: The sunrise & Bromo tours - drive to Malang or Surabaya (B)     

03.00-04.30: Take a jeep's vehicle to enjoy sunrise tours and reach the place for seeing the sunrise in Bromo area where you can choose one of the famous places to view the sunrise in Bromo area such as at Mount Pananjakan or Gunung Penanjakan, Kingkong hill or Bukit Kingkong & Love hill of Bromo or Bukit Cinta Bromo

04.30-05.30: Take a while your time for a cup of coffee, then seeing the sunrise at a place as like your choice 
05.30-06.00: Driving with jeep for next destination on the slope of Mount Bromo which is as the parking area
06.00-08.00: Crossing the seas of sand on foot or with horse riding (it is as optional for you with distance 10 minutes walking / one way) to reach the bottom area of Bromo where there are more than 250 stairs which will direct you to reach peak of Mount Bromo. Resting for awhile and take the pictures on the top of Mount Bromo with amazing view of the Bromo crater which on the bottom area is spread out the seas of sand or famous with whispering sand and it is bordered with other mountains as natural backgrounds

08.00-10.00: Going back to your hotel or accommodation in Bromo area by passing the same route as you have done for reaching the top of Mount Bromo. Arrived in your hotel, please enjoy your breakfast; take a shower and preparation for leaving Mount Bromo to reach your accommodation or hotel in Ijen crater area  

10.00-14.00: Leaving Bromo area to reach your next destination as the last point of this trip in Malang or Surabaya for about 3-5 hours driving and it is depend on situation of the traffic.  > If you still have time with good weather, during the trip on this day, you will have a chance to do optional program, such as for: Milky Way tours Bromo, the Bromo savannah tours,  Taman Safari Prigen tours & Madakaripura waterfall tours with extra cost 

Tour price is included:
~ The pick-up service from Bali & transfer out to Malang or Surabaya
~ Cost for ferry from Bali to Java Island, private car with driver, fuel as mentioned on program 
~ Cost for meals during the trip as stated on program (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch & D= Dinner)
~ Cost for mineral water, highway & parking fee during the trip as mentioned on program
~ Cost for Jeep for the Sukamade & sunrise - Bromo tours as mentioned on program
~ Cost for a tour guide with speaking English (it is depend on your reservation for this trip)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in the guesthouse of Sukamade area with meals (it is included within tour price)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Bromo area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)

Tour price is not included:
~ Cost for entrance tickets in Ijen, Sukamade & Bromo as mentioned on the program
~ Cost for meals, travel insurance, bar, laundry, phone call, internet and tipping 
~ Cost for horse riding to cross seas sand of Bromo but you can do it on foot (it is optional)
~ Cost for optional tour program and other personal expenses during your trip

Entrance tickets: You can pay entrance tickets by yourself with cost as followed
~ Ticket in Ijen is IDR. 100.000 per person on working days & IDR. 150.000 per person on public holidays
~ Ticket in Sukamade is IDR. 150.000 per person on working days & IDR. 225.000 per person on public holidays
~ Ticket in Bromo is IDR. 227.000 per person on working days & IDR. 327.000 per person on public holidays
> Cost for entrance ticket for Indonesian citizen will be cheaper

What items you should bring: Comfortable shoes for trekking, warm clothes, simple mask & flashlights
Additional information for optional tour program: If you still have time with good weather during this tour package, you will have a chance to do optional tour programs, such as: Menjangan Island snorkeling, the exploring tours Banyuwangi, Bromo Milky Way tours & Madakaripura waterfall tours with extra cost as mentioned detail below