Yogyakarta & Surabaya Tour (5D4N)

  • Surabaya
5/5

Tour type

Private

Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

Departure

Daily

Overview:

Tour starts from Yogyakarta and ends in Surabaya.

This tour is just nice for families, friends, co-workers and lovers who want to visit both Yogyakarta and Surabaya.  It starts with cultural immersion tour from Prambanan Temple to hiking session at Mount Merapi. Last but not least, the blue flames from Mount ijen would definitely catch your attention for the entire day. 

Warm welcoming hotel pick-up and drop-off in central Yogyakarta provided. Airport pick-up and drop-off can be arranged. Pick up will be from Yogyakarta and drop off will be in Surabaya. (or Banyuwangyi airport if domestic plane option is selected)

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: Yogyakarta

  • Pick-up from Yogyakarta Airport or pick up from hotel in Yogyakarta at about 9am or at arrival timing of flight.
  • Proceed to Prambanan Temple to view the Hindu Temple from the 9th Century.
  • Visit Ratu Boko Palace which is an archaeological site in Java.
  • Check-in to Greenhost Boutique Hotel. (*It will always be Greenhost Hotel.  In the event of unavailability, we will Ayaartta Hotel Malioboro) You will stay here for 2 nights.
  • Have dinner in the city at about 6-7pm.
  • Return to hotel accommodation to rest.

 Day 2

 Day 2: Yogyakarta

  • Rise and shine.
  • Have breakfast at hotel and leave hotel by 830am. (You can request to our staff upon arrival.
  • Continue to Magelang district to visit the magnificent Borobudur temple,  built with 55,000 cubic metres of stones in the 8th century. Follow the life of the founder of Buddhism (Siddharta Gautama) carved on the walls. Two other small temples, Pawon and Mendut, both related to Borobudur, will be visited thereafter.
  • Have lunch in the vicinity.
  • Head to Pinus Pennger. Take nice photos and share with your friends on social media.
  • Back to city. Proceed to Malioboro Street to do some shopping. Here is also a 24-hour street that has local street food, street performers and horse-drawn carts. You can also do spa and massage to relax or explore the city.
  • Have dinner in the city.
  • Ride an Odong-odong at Alun-Alun Kidul (Southern City Square), it’s quite unique experience you can get in Indonesia.
  • Back to hotel and rest.

Day 3

Day 3: Yogyakarta – Surabaya

  • Rise and shine.
  • Have breakfast at hotel and check out of hotel.
  • Leave hotel and proceed to Mount Merapi from Kaliadem Village, located approximately 5 km from the top of Merapi, in a jeep through solidified lava.
  • Lunch at local restaurant.
  • Prepare to catch Lion Air Flight at 15:00 departing Yogyakarta and arriving at 16:10 Surabaya.
  • Pick up at Juanda Airport and head to Mount Bromo. The journey will be about 3-4 hours by car. Dinner En route.
  • Check into Bromo Terrace Hotel. Rest and get ready for morning hike of Bromo.

Day 4

Day 4: Bromo – Ijen

  • See the spectacular sunrise from vantage point, Penanjakan by 4WD jeep at 2:30am.
  • Continue to Hill of Love for a photo stop. Drive through the Sea of Sand and head towards Bromo Crater. A public jeep is provided and local Bromo tour guide fee is inclusive.
  • At the crater, you can go on foot or ride (rent) a horse/pony. The trip is around 20 minutes. Climb stairs for about 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 11 am.
  • Travel to Ijen area, reaching around 4 pm if you choose Ijen View Hotel.(Arrive at around 7pm for El Royale Resort) Tuck into lunch at local restaurant en route to Ijen.
  • Check in to Grand Padis Hotel (*It will always be Grand Padis Hotel unless there is no availability, we will use Ijen View Resort.)

Day 5

Day 5: Ijen – Surabaya

  • Checkout 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.
  • Road trip 4-6 hours back to Surabaya city.

VLOG: IJEN EL ROYALE HOTEL

VLOG: BROMO TERRACE HOTEL

VLOG: TRAVEL EXPERIENCE BROMO & IJEN

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.

Flight Schedule that would suit this trip: Preferably, You can arrive in Yogyakarta the day before day 1 (you can select the optional add on and we will arrange the hotel and pick up). If you arrive on the day itself , preferably you arrive
before 12 noon in Yogyakarta airport. For departure to Surabaya, we will recommend Day 6 to depart as you will arrive in Surabaya quite late on day 5. You can depart on Day 5 for any plane departure from Surabaya airport from
515pm on wards if you are taking the domestic flight back. This is just some
buffer in case of plane delays.

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Activity Details: 

Inclusions: 

  • 3 Nights standard shared room in the hotel mentioned above
  • 3 Breakfast provided by hotel
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from/to Surabaya
  • Private tour
  • Shared Jeep at Bromo
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with English/Bahasa Indonesia – speaking guide, French and Dutch speaking driver will be subject to availability upon booking
  • Service charge, room tax, VAT, driver and guide expenses, and baggage handling

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)
  • Activities in Banyuwangi on Day 3
  • Meals i.e. lunch and dinner. Breakfast included. However, we will recommend and bring you to places to eat according to your preference.
  • International/Domestic flight & international/domestic airport tax
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Visa fee (if required)
  • All the other fees not mentioned in the "Inclusive"

Add On:

  • Entrance fee to Bromo Crater & Ijen Crater & Waterfall. (you can check the optional entrance fee for convenience.) Below are the estimated fees. 

    • Bromo = Rp 250,000/ person (weekday) & Rp 370,000/ person (weekend) 
    • Ijen  = Rp 200,000/ person (weekday) & Rp 250,000/ person (weekend) 
    • Madakaripura Waterfall = Rp 200,000

    If you check this out, it saves the hassle of coming down the vehicle to pay and you don’t have to bring extra cash for entrance fee. 

  • Upgrade to Dialoog Banyuwangyi Hotel for the 2 nights stay in Ijen.

This is Milky Way Tour add on where we will bring you to the top of Bromo Crater from 10.00 pm. This is a weather dependent tour which will rely own clear skies to enjoy the nice stars. We will also require customers to have DSLR. Phone cameras can’t take nice pictures. Recommended for photographers or stargazers. 

  • Include Ferry ticket from Ketapang to Gilimanuk.
  • Journey takes about 4-5 hours from Ijen to Kuta/ Seminyak/ Canggu/ Denpasar and Ubud.
  • Transfer by car.
  • We need to include 1 more night/ day car rental fees and also for our staff as you will reach Bali at around late afternoon – evening which means they need to rest and can’t go back to Java Island immediately. 

Confirmations:

You will receive confirmation of your booking’s availability within 1 business day. Upon confirmation, we will send you an email with the contact to tie up with for your trip.  

What to Bring:

  • Warm jacket, head cover, good mask (eg. N95) , good grip shoes. Temperature range from 8-22 degree Celcius in the mountains.
  • Socks and gloves (can be purchased at the mountains; subject to availability) 
  • Sunblock (if needed), torch light and raincoat (just in case)

Room Composition:

  • 2 pax = 1 standard room 
  • 3 pax = 1 standard room + 1 extra bed
  • 4 pax = 2 standard room 
  • 5 pax = 2 standard room + 1 extra bed
  • 6 pax = 3 standard room 
  • 7 pax = 3 standard room + 1 extra bed
  • 8 pax = 4 standard room 
  • 9 pax = 4 standard room + 1 extra bed

Additional Information:

  • Pregnant women will need to show evidence of doctor’s consent. 
  • Children and infants are not allowed to enter some of the facilities on site. 
  • According to the regulations, people with who are under the influence of alcohol will not be allowed to participate. 
  • Minimum recommended age of travel is 10 years old. 
  • Light fitness is required to climb up the steps of Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

A 90% refund will be issued for cancellations made within 36 hours of the booking. The 10% online tranascation charge is not refundable.

Want to know what else to do?

Refer to https://tourmountbromo.com/blog/surababya/ to find out what our experts have to say about Surabaya. 

The prices are indicated above depending on the number of people. Child price is for child who is below 11 years old at travelling dates. 

You can book directly online and pay using PayPal, Credit Card or Bank Transfer (including PayNow, PayLah etc.

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