Volcano Bromo tour, Kalibaru plantations & turtles - 4 days / 3 nights

Turtles coming ashore to lay their eggs at Sukamade - Meru Betiri National Park, East Java, IndonesiaBromo is an active volcano in an ancient caldera bordered by towering cliffs of the crater's edge. Kalibaru for a pot of coffee that is fit for paradise. And, Sukamade's protected turtle beach.

 Last updated: 30 May 2018

  An overview over Mt. Bromo and its surroundings - East Java, Indonesia
  The stairs to the crater rim of Mt. Bromo - East Java, Indonesia
  Crater rim of Mt. Bromo - East Java, Indonesia
  Horse men at Mt. Bromo - East Java, Indonesia
  By 4WD to Sukamade turtle beach in the National Park Meru Betiri - East Java, Indonesia
  A close up from a turtle at Sukamade turtle beach in the National Park Meru Betiri - East Java, Indonesia
  Turtle eggs at Sukamade - Meru Betiri, East Java, Indonesia

Day 1: Surabaya (hotel or airport) – Cemara Lawang village overlooking Mt. Bromo and the Sand Sea

You will be picked up in Surabaya, either at the airport or at your hotel. Your first destination is Cemara Lawang village. This village overlooks the active volcano Bromo.
If time is sufficient you can visit the Madakaripura Waterfalls on your way to Cemara Lawang. During the raining season, the waterfall is often closed as the amount of water discharged by the waterfall is enormous.
After you checked in at your hotel, you have time to enjoy yourself.

Day 2: Bromo sunrise – King Kong hill – mount Bromo – Kalibaru coffee plantations

Wakey wakey.... time to wake up early. At 03:00 your private Jeep is waiting. First destination: mount Pananjakan, the highest viewpoint in the area. Colors are changing fast while the sun is rising.
Then navigate through the volcanic ashen black Sea of Sand to park near Luhur Poten temple. Walk in about 45 min to the top of mount Bromo.
Meet your driver again to head back to your hotel. Have breakfast and a welcoming shower.
Continue to Kalibaru. Stop when you feel up to it. Stretch your legs in impossible green rice fields.
Check in at your hotel.

Day 3: Explore Kalibaru plantation area – adventure to Sukamade turtle beach

First you will explore the plantations of Kalibaru and see how coffee, rubber and cacao grows and is processed.
After breakfast, you continue your tour to Sukamade turtle beach in Meru Betiri National Park by four wheel drive. Cross the extensive plantations of East Java and the mountain range of the Meru Betiri National Park. You will stop at a local village and at a white sandy beach.
Upon arrival walk around the kampong where locals produce brown sugar.
In the evening a ranger will guide you to the protected Sukamade ‘Turtle Beach’, a wild 3 km sand strip on the Indian Ocean where 5 species of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. The turtles usually start to land at 19.30 and return to the sea around midnight.

Day 4: Releasing baby turtles  –  Ketapang (ferry to Bali)

Early morning you can release baby turtles into the sea, if any have hatched. It is a heart-warming moment to witness the pure instinct of these baby turtles.
Breakfast will be served at your homestay.
Drive in a few hours to Ketapang harbour where you can take the ferry to Bali. On your way to the ferry you can stop where you wish or have a break at a local restaurant.

Time table

DAY
1
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
3
 
 
 
4
 
 
TIME
10:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 17:00
03:00 - 03:40
06:00 - 06:30
08:30 - 09:30
11:00 - 15:00
15:00
08:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 11:30
12:30 - 16:30
Evening
07:00 - 08:00
09:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 14:00
ROUTE
Surabaya - Cemara Lawang
Madakaripura Waterfalls
Explore / Free
Cemara Lawang - Mt. Pananjakan
Mt. Pananjakan - Mt. Bromo
Mt. Bromo - Cemara Lawang
Cemara Lawang - Kalibaru
Free program
Kalibaru plantation tour
Kalibaru - Pesanggaran village
Pesanggaran - Sukamade
Searching turtles with ranger
Releasing baby turtles
Sukamade - Pesanggaran
Pesanggarang - Ketapang
TYPE OF TRANSPORT
AC Private Transport
On foot
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Jeep 4x4
Jeep 4x4
Jeep 4x4
AC Private Transport
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AC Private Transport
AC Private Transport
Land Rover / Trooper
On foot
On foot
Land Rover / Trooper
AC Private Transport

NOTES:
1. from Cemara Lawang village you have a beautiful view over the landscape with Mt. Bromo

 

Price Bromo - Kalibaru - Sukamade tour

Please contact us if you would like a quotation for this tour. You can also use the form below.
If urgent, please contact Mr. Agus by sending a WhatsApp message: +62.85.334.044.000

Price includes:
♠ Private transport with air conditioning
♠ Little English speaking driver
♠ Fuel, toll and parking
♠ 4WD Jeep for the Bromo sunrise tour
♠ Land Rover / Trooper for the Sukamade tour
♠ Meals: 3x breakfast, 1x dinner (Sukamade)
♠ Daily mineral water
♠ Three nights in a hotel
♠ Daily fresh seasonal fruit
♠ Coffee break in Pananjakan
♠ Entrance fee Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park
♠ Entrance Meru Betiri National Park
♠ Entrance fee Kalibaru coffee plantation
♠ Ranger Meru Betiri National Park

  Price excludes:
♠ Travel insurance
♠ Personal expenses
♠ All lunches and two dinners
♠ Horse riding