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Mount Bromo & Ijen Public Tour – July (3D/2N)

Overview

This is our July 2024 public tour package which covers both Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen.

Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen are the two most popular natural attractions in East Java, Indonesia. You will get to experience a magnificent sunrise at Mount Bromo as well as capture the famous blue fire of Mount Ijen.

The package includes shared hotel stay with breakfast, 3 days land transportation with our tour guide/driver. Pick up and drop off within Surabaya is provided as well. 

Travel date for this package is:

  • 19th – 21st July 2024

Accommodation for this package will be:

  • Bromo Terrace Hotel
  • Grand Padis Hotel
  • *Another hotel of the same standard will be used if these hotels are unavailable

Recommend flight for this package is:

  • 19th July (Friday): TR264 | 07:40am – 09:05am
  • 21st July (Sunday): TR267 | 08:20pm – 11:55pm

Itinerary

  • Pick up from Surabaya Juanda International Airport at 9:05am. 
  • Travel 3 hours to Madakaripura Waterfall.
  • Explore Madakaripura Waterfall.
  • Travel 1 hour and check into Bromo Terrace Hotel & Resto. You will stay here for 1 night (we will use another hotel of the same standard if this is not available). 
  • Pick up from Bromo Terrace Hotel at 2am for Mount Bromo Sunrise.
  • Travel 1 hour via a private 4WD jeep to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.
  • Have a light meal at a nearby shop before hiking.
  • Hike for 10–15 minutes to reach the sunrise viewpoint.
  • Watch the spectacular sunrise (There are 4 other viewpoints nearby. Our guide will bring you to the viewpoint that is less crowded – all have similar views).
  • Return to the 4WD jeep after sunrise and travel 30 minutes to the Sea of Sand.
  • Cross the Sea of Sand to reach the rim of Bromo Crater. You can walk 30–45 minutes or ride on a horse (optional, horse-riding fee is not included).
  • Climb 250 flight of stairs for 10–15 minutes to reach the rim of Bromo Crater.
  • Return to Cemoro Lawang at around 8–9am and transfer back to a private car.
  • Return back to the hotel to freshen up and enjoy breakfast. You’ll check out by 12pm. 
  • Travel 4–5 hours to Bondowonso (Ijen area).
  • Check into Grand Padis Hotel. You will stay here for 1 night (we will use another hotel of the same standard if this is not available). 
  • Pick up and check out from the hotel at 12am.
  • Travel 2 hours to Paltuding area. (We will pick you up at 2am if the blue fire is closed)
  • Hike for 23 hours to the summit of Mount Ijen.
  • At the peak, we will be able to see the famous Blue Fire of Ijen. (The Blue Fire is highly dependent on weather. As with other natural phenomena, do note that this sighting is not guaranteed).
  • Finish hiking at Mount Ijen by 89 am.
  • Travel 6–7 hours back to Surabaya City.
  • Drop off at Surabaya Juanda International Airport by 6:20pm

Inclusions

Exclusions

Add-ons (optional):

FAQ

Your passport with min. 6 months validity; Vaccination proofs (fully vaccinated with at least 2 does); return tickets; travel insurance and other travel essentials.

For travel between cities and towns, the following vehicles with ample space for luggages are used:
1-4 Pax Group – Toyota Avanza 5 Seater
5 Pax Group – Toyota Innova 7 Seater
7-10 Pax Group – Toyota Hiace 11 Seater

For travel to Gunung Penanjakan, Sand Sea and Whispering Savannah, you will switch to a 4WD Jeep

Return airport transfer service is included. We would pick you up at Surabaya airport on your arrival time on day 1. If you are already in Surabaya, we would pick you up at your hotel at around 9am instead. 

The nearest international airport to Mount Bromo is Surabaya Juanda International Airport.

You can also start the tour from Bali or Yogyakarta.

Generally, our tours are all inclusive except for Entrance fees and lunch and dinner during the tour.

For lunch and dinner expenses, you can budget it at around 50,000 rupiah per meal or about 5SGD per meal or 4USD per meal. It depends on what you order and where you dine.

As for the entrance fees, we usually state in the tour details or you can pay through us first as a selected option.

It cost around 200K IDR for return trip to cross the sand sea on a horse. Note that the horse ride ends close to the start of the stairs to Mt Bromo crater. You will still have to climb the flight of steps up to the crater. Horse ride is entirely optional and you can also walk across the sand sea which most visitors do. Do negotiate with the horsemen to try to get a better deal.

No. Mount Bromo area is very dark and cold in the night. For the safety concern, we don’t allow the customers to hike solely on foot rather than taking the Jeep. 

Sunglasses and sunblock lotion are highly recommended – the sun rays can be harsh and at high altitude, it is easy to get sunburnt even though the surrounding temperature is cold. The terrain is very sandy– wearing a face mask is also recommended for protection. (Akin to walking in a desert). If you are visiting the waterfalls, please bring along wet gears (swim suits with t-shirt and shorts, booties/sandals, spectacle hooks, waterproof cover for camera which can be secured to your body, change of clothes, towel).

Our vehicle will drop you at the parking lot of Madakaripura Waterfalls where you will hop to a motorbike (Ojek) for a short 5 minutes ride to the entrance. Then you need to do a short trek of around 20 – 30 minutes to reach the waterfall.

Swimming is no longer allowed at the waterfalls since 2018. But you will still get wet from the water. For footwear, we recommend covered rubber shoes like Crocs. Sandals/slippers with good grips are also fine but please be careful not to hit any rocks.

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Closure Notice

Mount Bromo will be closed from 25th – 26th April and Mount Ijen will be closed from 3rd – 5th May. If you wish to book a package with these dates, kindly contact us via Whatsapp (+65 8171 1149) should you require any assistance. 
 
In addition, Madakaripura Waterfall is closed as the bridge to the waterfall has collapsed due to heavy rainfall. We anticipate the waterfall to reopen only in mid June but please note that the reopening may be delayed. For those who still want to consider the packages with Madakaripura waterfall, please note there is NO change in cost as the entrance fee is not inclusive in our package.
 
We highly recommend all customers who are interested to travel with us in April to June to consider our 3D2N / 4D3N Tumpak Sewu waterfall packages. Affected customers should have been informed and provided alternatives to your current itinerary. Otherwise, please contact us via Whatsapp and we’ll get back to you within 1 working day. We’ll be happy to assist you with your queries. 
 

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