Welcome to Surabaya


Having said all this, initial impressions aren't likely to be great. Polluted, congested and business-driven, Surabaya isn't a pedestrian-friendly city. Just crossing the eight-lane highways that rampage through the centre is a challenge in itself, and against the calm of rural East Java, it is pandemonium writ large.

For most foreign visitors, the city is merely a transport hub. For locals, Surabaya is closely linked to the birth of the Indonesian nation, as it was here that the battle for independence began. To them, Surabaya is Kota Pahlawan (City of Heroes).


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$51.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Surabaya Old Quarter

In the morning discover the morning image of Surabaya, first drive to the oldest Chinese temple in Surabaya that was built on the early of Majapahit Kingdom, Hong Tiek Hian and then continue to Surabaya’s Arab quarter, usually called Ampel or Kampung Arab. It is a narrow lanes, marked by arched gateways crowned with Arabic script. This lane always crowded with stalls selling prayers bead, Peci and other religious paraphernalia, in between visit the biggest traditional market in Surabaya, Pabean market that links the two quarter, Chinese and Arab. Next to The house of Sampoerna, a Dutch colonial style building built in 1962 and now preserved as a historical site. Behind the building is clove cigarette factory where you can witness hundreds of worker girl’s hand-rolling "kretek" at incredible speed. Transfer back to your hotel.

$37.90 Shore Excursions

Surabaya Shore Excursion

Option A: • Pick up from Port at around 9am • Visit Hong San Tan Temple • Four Faced Buddha Monument Temple • Have lunch at a nice recommended local cuisine restaurant (Lunch fee on customers own expense but we will recommend. =)) • Visit Submarine Museum • Drop back at Port by 3pm. • * We aim to cover all attractions stated but we will play by ear according to the situation of the day. We do not guarantee all attractions will be visited but we aim to so that the customers will not miss the cruise. Option B: • Pick up from Port at around 9am • Visit Heroes Monument • Visit Jagat Karena Temple • Have lunch at a nice recommended local cuisine restaurant (Lunch fee on customers own expense but we will recommend. =)) • Visit Pasar Genteng • Visit Hotel Majapahit • Drop back at Port by 3pm. • * We aim to cover all attractions stated but we will play by ear according to the situation of the day. We do not guarantee all attractions will be visited but we aim to so that the customers will not miss the cruise. Option C: • Pick up from Port at around 9am • Visit Heroes Monument • Visit House of Sampoerna • Have lunch at a nice recommended local cuisine restaurant (Lunch fee on customers own expense but we will recommend. =)) • Visit Pasar Genteng • Visit Jagat Karena Temple • Drop back at Port by 3pm. • * We aim to cover all attractions stated but we will play by ear according to the situation of the day. We do not guarantee all attractions will be visited but we aim to so that the customers will not miss the cruise. Option D: • Pick up from Port at around 9am • Free and easy in Surabaya with Driver and Car. Up to you to plan as long as within Surabaya city and within the time allocated. • If not, we will go to Tunjuangan Plaza (largest shopping centre) or Pakuwon Centre for shopping and relaxing. • Drop back at Port by 3pm. • * We aim to cover all attractions stated but we will play by ear according to the situation of the day. We do not guarantee all attractions will be visited but we aim to so that the customers will not miss the cruise. 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.Indicate which option you want at checkout or you can checkout and let us know. We are flexible with Option A,B,C or D. Children Price - Children age 0-11 are at 50% of Adult price. This means that if you have 4 adults and 2 children, you select 5 adults at checkout. 

$345 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Overnight Mount Bromo Sunrise Tour from Surabaya

Day 1 - Arrival Surabaya – Bromo (110km | 4hours) Arrive at Juanda International Airport or pick up from your booked hotel in Surabaya, where you will be met and greeted by guide for the next days. The journey starts with a scenic drive to the Tosari Village with some possible stop on the route for photos. A lunch at a local restaurant is not included in the package, yet your guide will be able to point out some good places along the way (on own expense). In the afternoon we continue our drive up to Tosari village for check in. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. Lunch and dinner at own arrangement.Accommodation at your hotel in the Tosari villageDay 2 Mount Bromo Sunrise - Surabaya (110 km| 4hours) [B/- /-]4 am: Very early morning depart to Penanjakan, where you will be witnessing the most awesome sun rise (if weather permits) one can imagine.  Then the trip continues to cross the sand-sea plains around the volcano to reach the foot of the mount Bromo as the starting point to climb up the stairs to the crater. The spectacular view of the range of volcanoes (Bromo, Batok and Semeru) is unveiled along with the rise of the morning sun.There is a possibility for people with limited mobility to ride on horseback with supplement of around USD$10-15 per person (to be paid on-site, cannot be pre-booked). Prices mentioned are indication prices and may change based on the availability of the horses or can increase during high and peak season.The Bromo Tengger National Park is a popular getaway destination for local tourists, so the platform on the peak of Mt. Penanjakan can be very busy during weekends and public holidays. Afterward we drive back to the hotel for breakfast and refreshments before driving to either Surabaya Airport for your onward flight or return to your hotel in Surabaya.

$240 Multi-day & Extended Tours

surabaya bromo ijen tour 3D2N

 surabaya – bromo – ijen 3D2N tour package Day 1 : Surabaya – Mount BromoUpon arrival in the morning or afternoon at the airport, Train Station in Surabaya airport based on your time schedule and drive you to Cemorolawang village to stay at hotel as your accomodation, check in hotel and free program. ( we will do sunset tour when we reach hotel about 4.30pm)Day 2 : Bromo sunrise tour – Banyuwangi/BondowosoAt 03.00am, we will start driving going to most famous view point in the world at Mt.Pananjakan1 (2770 m) of the Tengger Caldera. Here, we will waiting dramatical sunrise and panorama with five mountains Tengger crater and active Mt.Semeru (3676 m) bighest volcano in java. After that, the driving down to cross the sea of sand go to Mt.Bromo by riding a horse or walking. And We will go back to the hotel for breakfast about 8.00 am, after that packing your bag and check out and then continue the driving to Banyuwangi to stay in Ketapang Indah Hotel or Ijen View in Bondowoso , it takes about 6 hours. We will Stop at Utama Raya restaurant first to have lunch and relaxing.Day 3 : Ijen blue fire tour – Drop OffAt 00.00 am, we will start driving a short way to the pal tuding and than start trekking 3km about 2hours to get the summit and walking down to the blue acid lake the search and get the spectaculer of blue fire. After That, we leave Ijen plateau back to hotel having breakfast, shower and check out drive to Surabaya Airport 7h or Ketapang Harbour 15minute to go to Bali and program bromo ijen tour is ended.INCLUSIVE : • All Permits / Entrancfee • Acomodation as per Itinerary • 4 wheel-drive Jeep Bromo • Private land transportation by air-conditioned car/mini van • English speaking driver • Ijen Blue Fire Tour • Gas Mask • Mineral Water • Daily Breakfast EXCLUSIVE : • Travel insurance • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, beverages etc • All expenses incurred due to the flight cancellations or due other causes beyond our control • tips (personal enterely gesture)

$120 Outdoor Activities

Mount Bromo Sunrise Trip Depart Midnight

00.00 - 03.00 Depart from Surabaya and go to Sukapura Village. ‪03.00 Arrive at Sukapura Village and change transportation with jeep then head to Mount Penanjakan to see the Sunrise‬ ‪04.00 Arrive at the Penanjakan and have a coffee break while waiting the Sunrise ‬‪04.30 Sunrise at Mount Penanjakan‬‪ 06.00 Drive to Mount Bromo Crater‬‪ 06.00 - 08.00 Climbing the Volcano Crater‬ and enjoy the Mount Bromo Crater View 08.00 - 09.00 See the whispering sand and luhur temple 09.00 - 10.00 Drive back and have breakfast at the restaurant 10.00 - 13.00 Drive to Surabaya Inclutions :Air Conditioned Private Car Fuel Driver 4WD Jeep Bromo Entrance Fees English Speaking Guide BreakfastMasker Mineral Water Coffee Break Exclutions :Bromo horse riding Personal Expenses Requirements :Name of Participants Hotel address/Flight detail (For pick up)

$208 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Mount Bromo Sunrise - Mount Ijen Blue Fire 2D1N

Day 123.30 - 03.00 Depart from Surabaya and go to Sukapura Village 03.00 - 04.00 Change transportation to Jeep and Drive to Mount Penanjakan to see the sunrise 04.00 Arrive at the Penanjakan and have a coffe break while waiting the sunrise 04.30 Sunrise at mount Penanjakan 06.00 Drive to Mount Bromo Crater 06.00 - 08.00 Climbing the volcano crater 08.00 - 09.00 See the whispering sand and luhur temple 09.00 - 10.00 Breakfast on the local restaurant 11.00 - 17.00 Drive to the Hotel in Banyuwangi or Bondowoso ( it needs 5 - 6 Hours driving depends the traffic) 14.00 Stop for lunch 17.00 Arrive at the hotel and have some rest Day 2Wake up at 00.00 AM and heading to Mt Ijen‪ 00.00 - 02.30 Drive to Mt Ijen ‬02.30 - 03.00 Climbing Mt Ijen (It needs at least 1,5 hours - 2 hours Climbing) 03.30 - 05.00 Witnessing the Blue Flame and see the sulfur mining. (once the sun rise you can not see the blue flame so that is why we have to go at midnight). 06.00-07.00 Going down from Mt Ijen‪ 08.00 Have a breakfast (the hotel will provide you a Breakfast Box)‬‪ 09.00 - 18.00 Drive to Surabaya