Tumpak sewu Mt Bromo and Ijen tour 4 days 3 nights
Experiencing waterfalls in Tumpak sewu allows you to feel the beauty of nature, clear and fresh water, green and dense tropical vegetation while The active volcano Mt. Bromo and Ijen are probably Java's best known and most touristic mountain .
Day 01. Surabaya (airport/hotel) – Malang ( kampong tour ) - Tumpak sewu Village
You will be picked up at your hotel or at Juanda International Airport Surabaya. In approximately two hours you will reach Malang city, a great place to stop for stretching your leg by visiting local kampong in Malang. We continue our trip to the village near Tumpak sewu, having rest or swimming at your hotel.
Overnight at : Artha cottage (swimming pool) - Pronojiwo tumpak sewu
Day 02. Tumpak sewu - View point of Semeru in Supit urang - Mount Bromo
Explore the area surrounding Tumpak sewu Jeep. We will take you off the beaten track and to the most scenic points. Overlooking the semeru - lava flow path. We will start with a visit to the Pine forest. On a clear day, it is possible to see most of scenic side of Mount semeru, The lava flow created a path in the body of the mountain. The road up there can be bumpy, but the Jeep will make it a smooth and easy drive allowing you to enjoy the scenery. Back to hotel for breakfast and prepare for the next program to Tumpak sewu falls. Tumpak Sewu Waterfall offers spectacular natural beauty. This waterfall is about 120 meters high, has clear and fresh water, and is surrounded by green and dense tropical vegetation.You need to walk about 20-30 minutes to reach the waterfall. enjoying the beauty of nature. After we finish the entire program we will travel for about 4 hours to Mt Bromo.
Overnight : The Joglo kecombrang - or Bawangan Bromo hotel
Day 03. Mount Bromo sunrise tour By Jeep – Bondowoso (the nearest city to ijen)
You will have to wake up early morning as the sun is an early bird too. 03.00 o'clock in the morning is an outstanding moment to have a cup of coffee or tea. Then you will depart for a 40 minutes drive to Mt. Pananjakan. Mt. Pananjakan is the highest viewpoint in the area to see the sunrise. Weather conditions determine the sea of color that you are going to see. Once the sun warmed you up - as it is cold at the top, between 0 and 10 ºC - you will meet your driver again.
It is time to visit the eye-catching volcano itself, Mt. Bromo. You will cross the Sea of Sand (please stop if you wish). The last part to the crater, you will have to walk. It will take about 45 minutes to get to Bromo's crater rim. Take a look in its mouth, enjoy the surroundings and inhale the morning freshness. Take your time.
Once back at your Jeep, you will return to your hotel to have breakfast and check out. Then you continue by private car via a winding road that leads you over the hill Ara-Arak to either Bondowoso . Have your lunch (not included) at a spot with some beautiful views.
Overnight : Hotel River side ( swimming pool) - Bondowoso
Day 04. Ijen trekking – Ketapang ferry port to Bali
Having coffee of tea before depart to Paltuding (trekking point) at 03.00. It takes about 2 hours to reach Paltuding where your local guide is waiting for you with gas masks. Arrival at the Ijen trekking point and start trekking to top of Mt Ijen. It is at least one hour hiking to the lake.
On the edge of Ijen crater lake you can enjoy a colorful panorama. At the same time many sulphur miners are at work. It is a heavy duty to carry loads of around 80 kilograms up the rim and then down the slopes of Mt. Ijen.
After you experienced Ijen crater lake, there is still time to visit the sulphur factory (if they are open) where sulphur is purified and packed in Licin village. On your way to the harbor you can also visit Taman gandrung teracota,is an park, which has hundreds of statues of Gandrung dancers, and it was built on a terraced rice field at the foot of Mount Ijen. Then we drop you at the harbour in Ketapang, where you can catch the ferry to Bali.
Estimated time of arrival in Ketapang ( ferry port Java ): around 12.00 noon
Estimated time of arrival in Gilimanuk (ferry port Bali) around 15.00, please note that Bali time is one hour ahead of Java time