Mount Bromo & Ijen Tour – Start with Ijen (4D/3N)

  • Surabaya
5/5

Tour type

Private

Duration

4 Days 3 Nights

Departure

Daily

Trip Highlights:

This tour is suitable for families, friends, co-workers and lovers. This makes the trip more relax instead of hiking 2 volcanoes over a short period of time. Hotel pick-up and drop-off in central Surabaya provided. Airport pick-up and drop-off can be arranged. This is our most recommended tour.

The Price of the tour is stated in the calendar widget to the right or at the bottom (If you are viewing on mobile) You can change the currency to view in your local currency by clicking on Book Now (You won’t be charged, you will just be led to a pop up) and it is on the top right hand corner of the pop up.

Trip Itineraries:

Day 1

Day 1: Surabaya – Ijen Area

  • Pick-up from Juana International Airport/ hotel in Surabaya.
  • Travel to Banyuwangyi. The journey will take about 5-6 hours.
  • Check in to El Royale Hotel & Resort or Hotel Santika, you will stay here for 2 nights.
  • Rest for the night and get ready for Ijen Hike.

Day 2

Day 2: Banyuwangyi (Ijen Area)

  • Leave hotel around 12:00 am and travel to Paltuding area with breakfast on-the-go. Local Ijen tour guide is included in this package.
  • Reach Paltuding permit post at approximately 2 am, before hiking to Ijen peak.
  • At the peak, we will be able to see the famous Blue Flame Sulphur of Ijen. As the Blue Flames are dependent on the moon light and rain, sightings are dependent on suitable weather.  As with other natural phenomena, sightings cannot be guaranteed but we will bring you to the choice view point.
  • At the break of dawn, if weather permits and it is deemed safe to do so by the authorities, you can walk down to the rim of the Ijen Lake. You can enjoy the morning lake view of Ijen and walk back to the Ijen peak before returning to Paltuding.
  • Back to hotel. Free and easy for you to recharge. You can go for Spa (one of our add ons) , Baluran National Park, to the beaches, snorkelling etc. (Fees are excluded from the basic package)

Day 3

Day 3: Banyuwangyi – Bromo Area

  • Rise and shine.
  • Have a nice breakfast
  • Checkout around 10am, road trip 5-6 hours to Bromo area.
  • Proceed to Madikaripura waterfall for some picture taking. (If we do not make it in time, you can also can to the waterfall on Day 4 morning after the Bromo hike)
  • Check in to Bromo Park Hotel, you will stay here for 1 night. (If there is no availability in Bromo Park Hotel, we will use Bromo Terrace Hotel)

Day 4

Day 4: Bromo Area – Surabaya

  • Get ready to leave Bromo Park hotel to Cemara Lawang Village at about 1:30am.
  • See the spectacular sunrise from vantage point, Penanjakan by 4WD jeep at 3am
  • Continue to Hill of Love for a photo stop. Drive through the Sea of Sand and head towards Bromo Crater. Jeep is a public jeep and includes local Bromo tour guide fee.
  • At the crater, you can go on foot or ride (rent) a horse/pony. The trip is around 20 minutes. Climb a flight of stairs for 10-15 mins to reach the rim of Bromo Crater.
  • Transfer to jeep and return to Bromo hotel. Enjoy breakfast at 10:30 am and checkout by 12 noon. (If you are going to the madakaripura waterdall after the Bromo hike, we will check out at 130am and packet your breakfast as you would not have time to reach back the hotel to check out by 12 noon. You are estimated to finish hiking in and out of the waterfall by 12 noon)
  • Drop off at Juanda International Airport to catch the flight back to Singapore. Estimated time to reach Surabaya City/Airport/Hotel is about 2pm. The earliest we can reach if we don’t go to the waterfall and go to Surabaya immediately after the bromo hike is about 11- 12 noon.

Our tour ends here.

*Exact timings and sequence are subject to change depending on the conditions of the day. Our guide will discuss with you to decide. However, we do intend to keep as much as possible to the itinerary stated above.

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Inclusions:

  • 5 Nights standard shared room in the hotel mentioned above
  • Breakfast provided by hotel
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from/to Surabaya
  • Shared Jeep at Bromo
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle round trip transfer
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Service charge, room tax, VAT, driver and guide expenses, and baggage handling
  • Private Tour

Exclusions:

  • Expenditures of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry etc.
  • Entrance fees: Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (Estimated at Rupiah 350,000); Madakaripura Waterfalls & Motorbike (Estimated at Rupiah 200,000); Kawah Ijen (Estimated at Rupiah 250,000)
  • Activity fees: Donkey/Horse ride (rent) to carry customer up to Mount Bromo (Estimated at Rupiah 150,000 for round trip)
  • Meals i.e. lunch and dinner. Breakfast included in hotel. However, we will recommend and bring you to places to eat according to your preference.
  • International flight & international airport tax
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Transfers from and to airport, sea/river ports, train stations that are located outside of the city i.e. Solo and others are NOT included in the service and supplements will applied.
  • All the fees not mentioned in the "Inclusive"

Add-ons: (Optional)

  • Entrance fee (Mount Bromo & Mount Ijen & Madakaripura Waterfall)
  • Upgrade to Hotel Accommodation (Bromo Park Hotel in Bromo and Ketapang Indah Hotel in Ijen)
  • Milky Way Tour
  • Bali Drop-Off

FAQs:

This is the most popular itinerary among the customers. However, if you want to add, change or skip some attractions, we can customise itinerary for you. All the attractions and activities are optional, you can always skip if you don’t want to go. You can leave a note when you check out or tell our guide in the tour.

The entrance fees have various pricing i.e. foreigner, local rate, peak prices etc. It would be better that the customer pay on the spot depending on his/her nationality. Also, it will solve the refund issue if you choose not to go to the attraction when you are on the tour.

Here we compiled the entrance fees some of the major attractions of Surabaya as well as the activities offered at each attraction. Rates may vary according to season and nationality.

  • Entrance fees: Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Estimated at Rupiah 350,000; Madakaripura Waterfalls & Motorbike Estimated at Rupiah 200,000, Kawah Ijen Estimated at Rupiah 250,000
  • Activity fees: Donkey/Horse ride (rent) to carry customer up to Mount Bromo (Estimated at Rupiah 150,000 for round trip)

We have included all that is needed except for :

  1. Entrance fees
  2. Lunch and dinner: 50,000 rupiah per meal per person but depends on what you order and where you dine. 
  3. Tips: Optional but recommend in Indonesia
 

The rest that is not covered will be your personal travel insurance, personal expenses like souvenirs etc

In general, the period between March till November are the best months to visit Indonesia. This is the period of the dry season. 

With that being said, we recommend customers not to be too bothered by it because you are only here for a few days , it is no guarantee that even if you come in the dry season, it won’t rain or it will always be rainy during the monsoon season. We believe alot is down to luck. December/August are still the peak period of tourist in Indonesia.

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. On the last day, we would offer free airport transfer from your hotel.

No, our tours are all private tours. You won’t share with other groups or travellers. In this way, you can take your time, no need to wait for other people and can always follow your own path.

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