BROMO CRATER AND IJEN BLUE FLAME SUNRISE TREKKING

Bromo is one of the active volcano in East Java, Indonesia. With an altitude of 2,329 above sea level,  Mount Bromo has views of the valley, canyon and  volcanic sands. The active volcano has magnificent views. You will be astonishing by the lovely view of sunrise. In the early morning, the mountain is covered with clouds, it bring you to the sense of walking along the mist. You will experience an adventure and explore the “sea of sand” (laut pasir). If you bring kids, horse riding will be an unforgettable moment.

Mount Ijen is one of the volcanoes that is located on the border of Banyuwangi and Bondowoso regency, East Java, Indonesia. This mountain is 2,443 above sea level. The crater of Mt. Ijen is one of the most phenomenal craters which is the largest acidic lake in the world. Trekking in the early morning will bring spectacular views of the blue flame that can only be found in 2 places in the world, Iceland and Mt. Ijen itself. Another beauty that can be found while doing trekking is the view of composite volcanoes. Along the rip, you will find the locals mine the sulfur traditionally. It is a very risky and hard work of local people. Moreover, there are many beautiful species of flora and fauna in Some natural fauna that might be found along the trekking adventure.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Juanda Surabaya Airport-Probolinggo-Hotel Check in

Pick up at Juanda Surabaya Airport and transfer to Probolinggo. Hotel check in and free program. You could get your dinner at local restaurant in Probolinggo. The town has a famous black soup of beef (Rawon Nguling), or you also could have Soto Ayam, yellow spice chicken soup. If you don’t eat spicy food, the chef will make you a non spicy meals with a strong tasting Indonesian spices.

Day 2: Penanjakan-Bromo-Teletubbies Savannah-Whispering Sand-Hotel Check in (Breakfast Box)

In the very early morning (1:30am), our experience tour guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel. Proceed to Penanjakan mountain by 4 wheels jeep, and enjoy the gorgeous view of Sunrise. The next destination is the smoking volcano of Mt. Bromo. The name Bromo derived from the word Brahma, the Hindu Creator God. It is part of Tengger massif that give a stunning panorama. Horse riding along the sand will be a fun and optional activity.

The following adventure is Teletubbies savannah. It is a green mountain of Bromo caldera. The vegetation of the hill is mostly grass. The name comes from the television show of Teletubbies that are playing in the Teletubby Land of green and rolling hills. It is a picturesque location, nice breeze, and superb atmosphere.

Next visit to Whispering Sand (Pasir Berbisik). The names come from the famous Indonesian movie that take place in East Java. The story about a midwife and her teenage daughter to avoid a political violence. They face a dangerous trail on a hard and unexpected landscape.

Your adventure is not complete without visiting Madakaripura waterfall. It is spectacular tourist attraction to visit in Bromo. You will walk around 25 minutes to reach a picturesque view of 5 separate waterfalls.You will get wet, please bring your poncho.

After Lunch, you will transfer to Banyuwangi that take you around 5 hours by car. Hotel check in and explore the local cuisine of Banyuwangi.

Day 3: Ijen and Blue Fire-Surabaya (Breakfast Box)

Kawah Ijen is incredible active volcano. The solfatara produces hot and flammable sulfur gases. The flames can be seen at night. Ijen also has 1 kilometer-wide of caldera lake with turquoise blue water. Sunrise will give you a stunning view of green valleys and also Mount Raung. You will also see the hills with green tress and tropical plantations.

Our tour guide will pick you up at 1am and drive you about 1 hour to Paltunding, the starting point of Mt. Ijen. It takes around 1.5 hours to reach the elevation of 2,300m above sea level. Please use your trail runners’ shoes with a good grip to be more comfortable during hiking. Ijen Plateau hiking will be a challenging. Physically you need to be fit. You will go through the descent of rocky terrain.

The trip will be finished around 10am and you will be transferred to to Surabaya. On the way to Surabaya could make a stop to nice and famous local restaurant. To buy souvenir for your family  at home, feel free to make a quick stop along the way.

 

 

TOUR DURATION 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS
BROMO –     Penanjakan Mountain by Jeep

–     Sunrise at Penanjakan Mountain

–     Bromo Crater (Optional: Horse Riding)

–     Teletubbies Savana

–     Whispering Sand

IJEN –     Ijen Crater and Blue Fame

–     Explore local Cuisine and Souvenirs

 

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