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$103.16 Cultural & Theme Tours

Visit Ijen Crater start From Malang or Surabaya

Ijen Crater located in Bondowoso, it is 6 hours’ drive from Malang. You will be pick up by our friendly English speaking driver at 18.00 at your hotel. Arrive in Bondowoso, you will continue to Paltuding Area to meet our local guide, He will brief you shortly about the track to Ijen Crater. You will start trekking around midnight, it takes 90 minutes to hike. You will meet the Sulphur miners on your way to the top. These days most of them use trolleys to wheel down the solid field Sulphur to the weighing area just behind the parking lot. Once at the top, feel inspired and explore. Walk your day. After you hiked back to the Paltuding in the morning. Enjoy a local snack and a welcoming cup of coffee or tea. After all, we will drive back to west to Malang or Airport.

$187.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Adventure Bromo Ijen 3D2N via Surabaya - Hotel

Day 1Our driving team will start to pick up guests in Surabaya by morning and drive along north road toward Cemorolawang village. You will be taken for BONUS VISIT to madakaripura waterfall by motorbike shuttle and local trekking guide. Suggested to bring water-proof camera equipment as guests will walk along dripping gorges. By afternoon continue further to cemorolawang village to check in hotel and rest before the next early morning trip to Bromo Day 2Wake up early in cemorolawang village to begin your journey to the Mount Bromo area. Adventurous ride with 4x4wd toyota jeep will deliver you to to one of the most spectacular sights in the world – sun rise over Mount Bromo. After sunrise and making your way to the temple, crater , and climbing to the rim of smoking Mount Bromo; you will continue back to cemorolawang village for breakfast in local food vendor. Upon check out, guests will drive for long ride to reach Bondowoso city. Free and program for you to rest until midnight depart to Ijen crater. For guests who will be drop in Ketapang harbor, can do midnight check out Day 3Arrived early in Paltuding basecamp and meet with local trekking guide. You will trek for 4kilometers up to reach summit area – trek will pass mountain forest and suggested to bring torchlight. Upon arrived on top, you will descend down to sulphur mining core to see blue fire up-close. About to sunrise time, you can choose to spend more time on the lake to see the sulphur lake closer or ascend to see sunrise moment from summit. Back to parking area and drive to ketapang harbor or back to Surabaya

$207 Cultural & Theme Tours

Surabaya to Mt Bromo and Ijen Crater 3-Day Volcanoes Tour

Day 1: Heading to Mt. Bromo and visit a tea plantation or an enchanting waterfall You will be picked up at 09:00 at the airport, train station or at your hotel in Surabaya. On route to Cemara Lawang village you will visit the Madakaripura Waterfalls.  After you checked in at your hotel, you can  explore the Hindu Tengger area and culture with your driver. At the crater rim you have excellent views over the area and you can witness the sunset and you will have some time  Day 2: Bromo sunrise tourYour Jeep will be ready at 03:00. You will drive to one of the highest view points in the area: Mt. Pananjakan. The sunrise can be thrilling. Weather conditions colour the scenery. After sunrise, you will descend to the black sea of sand. If you wish to walk, just ask the driver to stop. Otherwise he will bring you till near the Luhur Poten temple. Then it is a 45 minutes walk to the top of Mt. Bromo. Take your time in this inspiring grey-greyish landscape.When back at the Jeep, you return to your hotel. You can have breakfast and a refreshing shower before checking out and heading to Bondowoso city. The drive to Bondowoso takes about 5 to 6 hours. Day 3: Ijen crater lakeThe dazzling blue fire phenomenon can only be seen at night. You will depart midnight. Climbing down into the crater of active volcano Ijen with the most acidic lake in the world is dangerous. Keep in mind that this part of the tour is only for those in physical good condition. This part of the tour will be at your own risk. Not interested? Then you will depart at 04:00. The drive from Bondowoso to Paltuding takes about 2 hours. Then you will need at least one hour to conquer the 3 km to the top. You will meet the sulphur miners. They carry bamboo baskets up to 100 kg out of the crater up the rim. Once at the rim they reload the sulphur onto a trolley, to be wheeled down to the sulphur weighing area. Feel inspired by the green-blueish lake bordered by the brownish crater walls. Explore. Walk your day. Take your time.Back at the parking area don't forget to visit the sulphur weighing area. Sulphur miners weigh their loads, load it on a truck and get paid. Enjoy a local snack and a welcoming cup of coffee or tea. Depending on your time schedule you can visit the sulphur purifying factory, a coffee plantation and a waterfall. You will be dropped in Ketapang harbour where you will arrive around noon. If you wish to return to Surabaya, the extra cost will be USD 25.

$329 Cultural & Theme Tours

Visit Borobudur in Yogyakarta, by train to Malang, visit Bromo & Ijen - 4D3N

Day 1: Borobudur & PrambananBe ready for this impressive cultural day. You will be picked up at 06:00. First is the most famous Borobudur temple. The Borobudur is located 42 km northwest of Yogyakarta. This 8th century Mahayana Buddhist monument comprises six square platforms topped by three circular platforms, 2672 relief panels, and 504 Buddha statues. Impressive?Then, you travel southeast to the Prambanan temple. This is a mighty 9th century Hindu complex.If time is sufficient and your energy still up, you can visit Yogyakarta's city center, Tamansari water palace, and the batik and silver industry in Kotagede.Take a short rest at our crew's house before you will be dropped at Yogya's train station.Day 2: By train to Malang - Madakaripura waterfalls - Bromo areaThe Bima first class train departs at 00:52. The driver will drop you at the train station in Yogya. You will be picked up in Malang at 08:15. Have breakfast in our hostel. You will have some time for sightseeing in Malang; e.g. Kampong Jodipan, bird and flower market, and Ijen boulevard.Then you depart to the enchanting Madakaripura waterfalls at 2.5 hours driving from Malang. A short drive will then lead you to Cemara Lawang village. Explore the Hindu village and see the sunset.Hotel: Cafe LavaDay 3: Bromo sunrise tour - BondowosoEarly departure. At 03:00 your private Jeep is waiting. Head to viewpoint Pananjakan. Experience sunrise over the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru NP. Then drive through the Sea of Sand to get near the active volcano Bromo. It is a 45 min walk one way.After check out of your hotel it is a 5 to 6 hours drive to Bondowoso. Have a break at the winding road over the Arak-Arak hills. You can relax and swim in your hotelHotel: Ijen ViewDay 4: Ijen crater lake - coffee area - Jagir waterfall - KetapangAnother worthwhile early morning. At 04:00 you depart to Paltuding, a 2 hours drive. The hike to Ijen crater lake takes about 1.5 hrs. Slopes can be steep on this 3 km walk. Meet the sulphur miners wheeling down their harvest. The most acidic lake on earth. Blueish-green. Exquisitely exceptional... Once back at the parking area, enjoy a break. Then drive via Licin village to Ketapang harbour to take the ferry to Bali. On route you can visit a sulphur factory, Kalibendo coffee plantation and Jagir waterfall. You will arrive in Ketapang around noon.