Volcano lake Ijen, Sukamade turtle beach and Bromo tour - 5 days / 4 nights
Visit Java's best know volcanoes, that are Mt. Bromo and the Ijen Crater Lake. Meet turtles at Sukamade turtle beach in the Meru Betiri National Park. And, visit a coffee, rubber and cacao plantation.
Last updated: 19 May 2017
Day 1: Surabaya – Sempol coffee area – Ijen Plateau
We will pick you up in Surabaya and drive to Sempol village at the Ijen Plateau. On your way you will stop near the beach Pasir Putih to have lunch and some rest. Hereafter you continue to Sempol at the Ijen Plateau.
Day 2: Paltuding – Ijen crater lake – Adventure by 4x4 Trooper to Sukamade turtle beach conservation
At 05.00 you depart to Paltuding (the spot from where your trekking to the crater lake starts). In about 1,5 hours - or more - you will reach the lake. On your way up (and down), you will meet the sulfur miners. They carry sulfur out of the crater up the rim and then down the slopes. Take your time.
Once back at the car, you will be driven to Pesanggaran. From this village you continue the trip to the protected Sukamade beach by 4WD. You will pass the extensive plantations of East Java and the mountain range of the Meru Betiri National Park. That Sukamade turtle beach is a wild 3 kilometers sand strip on the Indian Ocean where 5 species of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.
Before heading to the beach in the evening around 19.30, you have time to walk around the kampong and see ow local people make brown sugar. Then, after the evening has fallen, you will be guided by a ranger to find the sea turtles who come ashore to lay their eggs. You can see a turtle laying more than hundred eggs on the sandy beach. The turtles return to the sea around midnight.
Day 3: Releasing baby turtles – Kalibaru plantations
In the morning you have time to further explore the area. Releasing baby turtles into the sea is also part of your morning activities when some eggs indeed hatched.
After breakfast you will continue to Kalibaru village. You will have a break in a local small restaurant, called warung. After check in at your hotel, you can relax and enjoy the rest of the day.
Day 4: Kalibaru plantation tour – Cemara Lawang – enjoy Bromo sunset
After breakfast you will visit factories to see the processing of coffee, rubber, and chocolate (this latter depends on the season). Hereafter you will go back to your hotel and prepare to depart to Mt. Bromo. You will drive via Lumajang to Cemara Lawang. On route you can have a break whenever you like to stretch your legs and to visit a traditonal market. Around sunset you will arrive in the area of Mt. Bromo. Enjoy the scenery while having a cup of hot coffee or tea.
Day 5: Mt. Panajakan sunrise tour – Sand sea – climb Mt. Bromo – drop Surabaya
Your morning wake-up call will be at 03.00 am. Have a cup of coffee or tea before leaving to Mt. Pananjakan. Here you will enjoy the scenery over the area with Mt. Bromo after the sun has risen. Whether you will be able to see the sunrise, that depends on the local weather conditions. After sunrise, you will descend to the black sea of sand and to see the crater of Mt. Bromo. After enjoying the active volcano Bromo we will go back to the hotel to have breakfast.
Then it is time to transfer you to Surabaya (hotel or airport).
1. From Cemara Lawang village you have a beautiful view over the landscape with Mt. Bromo
2. In Sempol village you can explore for example a coffee factory, a sulfuric hot spring, and a waterfall
3. The hotel in Kalibaru has a swimming pool
4. Time is by estimation. If you prefer to spend more time at a certain place, everything is possible
Please, use the contact form below to get in contact with us. Either for a question or about a tour. You can also make reservations or book a tour. If you are looking for quick service, you can also send a WhatsApp to +62.85.334.044.000.
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