Mount Ijen Trekking 4D/3N
Surabaya – Bromo
Arrival at Surabaya, at the airport or at the train station. Meeting service with our guide and leave immediately to mount Bromo -Tengger. On the way stop at Pasuruan to visit the traditional harbor and fishing port. Lunch at the local restaurant and then on to Tosari village. Dinner and overnight at Grand Bromo.
Bromo – Ijen Resort
Early wake-up call, at 03.00 in the morning. Leave the hotel for mount Bromo by crossing the caldera to get to the feet of mount Bromo and then by horse or simply by walk climbing up the track. The spectacular chain of the volcanoes (Bromo, Batok and Semeru) is unveiling itself in a magnificent view. Bromo Crater is one of the multitudes of active craters throughout Java. Afterward back to the hotel for breakfast and leave for Banyuwangi. Lunch is provided on the way in a local restaurant, afterward proceed for a city tour in the small town of Banyuwangi, bechak (pedi-cab) ride visiting the kampongs in the city, traditional market and a Chinese temple. End afternoon drive to Ijen Resort and Villas, your luxurious accommodation, perched at the edge of the rainforest in the foothills of the volcanoes. Enjoy a gourmet dinner, and relax overnight in mountain tranquility.
Ijen Resort and Villa
Making plantations or a jungle trekking up to the inner part of rainforest in the National Park of Ijen. The duration of the trekking varies from 4 to 6 hours walk in the nature. Part of the afternoon free program and relaxed in the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Ijen Resort and Villas.
Ijen Resort – Ijen Crater – Denpasar
Early wake-up call. After breakfast at the hotel drive to the village of Licin and then in a four wheel drive vehicle to the slope of Mount Ijen, passing through plantations and rainforest. This is one of the few left in the island of Java with giant ferns and big trees. Pause at the Park Ranger’s post before hiking further up to the slope of the crater. About one hour and a half to two hours is needed to ascend the rim of the crater along a shady track with amazing views. Take a rest on the edge of the crater at 2883 meters altitude.
The sulfuric lake reflects eerie color over the surrounding walls to give an apocalypse like impression. Men seeking the sulfur descend into the crater and climb back up along the dangerous rim with loads of up to 80 kilos on their shoulders. The crater observation will take at leisure. Afterwards drive back to the hotel for lunch and cross the straight to the island of Bali. Arrival in Denpasar in the evening.
This Package may start from Denpasar: leaving Denpasar for a long day trip to Bromo. The trip will take about 10 hours drive including the ferry crossing to Java and lunch on the route.
- Transportation by a private car
- English or German speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Three nights accommodation in twin sharing basis
- American breakfast
- Four lunches and three dinners