Day 01 Surabaya Juanda Airport – Ijen Crater
Pickup from Surabaya / Malang Airport, We will drive 5 hours to Bondowoso City
Day 02 Ijen Crater – Pananjakan – Mount Bromo
At 00.00 am will take you to the starting point and then move on to the slopes of Mount Ijen, Passing through plantations and rainforest. It is one of the few remaining on the island of Java with giant ferns, Plants & big trees, this journey takes approximately 1 hour from the hotel by private car, about 1 to 1.5 hours will be required to climb slopes of Mount Ijen to reached the top of the crater and along the way, you will enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air & shady.
Resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2,883 meters and enjoy best panorama of the lake where the sulfate reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to give the impression like doom. The sulfur mining workers go down into the crater and climb back up by passing dangerous path on the edge of Ijen Crater with the load as much as 75 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous & hard job.
Here too, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen (Blue Fire) as one of God’s amazing creation. Don’t forget to take pictures in this area as a proof that you have visited one of the most amazing places on earth. After enjoying the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle waiting for escort you back to the Homestay for breakfast. After that, we will continue the journey to Mount Bromo area for about 4 – 5 hours. Arriving at Mt. Bromo area, you will stay in Bromo Permai or similar hotel where overlooking the active volcano of Mount Bromo, Batok and Mount Kursi around Tengger region for your enjoyable stay
Day 3 Bromo – Surabaya
Breakfast at hotel, 03.30 wake-up call, to start journey the Mt Bromo Sunrise exploration, by 04 wheel drive, up to Mt. Penanjakan where the best view of sunrise in Bromo area (if weather allowed). Back to cross the sea- sand and continued by horse-back pony ride (Optional) to reach the first step-up-stairs, to smoky crater of Mt. Bromo. Back to hotel for refreshment and breakfast. then we go to the safari park Prigen the duration of the trip 3 Hours. Once satisfied in the safari park. then we transfer you to the airport in Surabaya with a duration of 1.5 hours by Car.
The tour is complete
Flights, Travel insurance, extra meals, and snack, Laundry and other personal expenses, camera fee at Ijen crater, Tips and Any expenses due to flight delay or cancellation. Horse riding at Sea sand Mt Bromo.
WHAT TO BRING:
Good and comfortable trekking shoes, Comfortable suits and T – Shirt, Sandals/slippers, Masker for anti ash/sulfur, Warm cloth, Day pack, Flash light, Binocular, Camera, Personal medicine and first aid kit and other personal things.
Bromo Ijen tour 3 Days 2 Night is a private tour package that we offer to you, for reference we will explain below
For people who want to have a vacation, they should try a vacation package to Gunung Bromo and Kawah Ijen. The interesting part of this vacation is because the range between both locations is far from each other. Mount Bromo consists of four regencies, while the Ijen crater is in Banyuwangi regency. Mount Bromo’s name took from “Brahma,” One of The Three Main Gods in Hindu mythology in the Sanskrit language. Some said that the name took from Tengger language “Brama,” which mean a volcano mountain. Yes, Mount Bromo is a volcanic mountain that currently still active in East Java, Indonesia.
This mount has height over 2.329 meters or 7.641 feet above the sea level. For the exact location, here are four regencies around Mount Bromo. They are Probolinggo Regency, Pasuruan Regency, Lumajang Regency, and Malang Regency. Mount Bromo is well-known as the main tourist attraction in East Java. This is because Mount Bromo is still an active volcanic mountain, which made it attractive for many kinds of tourists.
The body of this mountain attached between hill and canyon with caldera, or so be called the sea of sand that board around 10 square kilometers. Mount Bromo has a crater with a middle line around 800 meters from north to south, and around 600 meters from east to west. Meanwhile, the dangerous spot has a radius of around 4 kilometers from the center of the Bromo crater. The interesting tourist spot of this mount is because people who live around Mount Bromo and Tengger tribe believe that this Mountain is sacred. Every once a year, Tengger people had a ceremony called Yadnya Kasada or so be called Kasodo.
This also become an interesting tourist spot. It is because the ceremony held in a temple below the mountain and continue to the peak. After you finished with the Gunung Bromo vacation, you can proceed to the Kawah Ijen in Banyuwangi regency.
Kawah Ijen is a crater lake that contains acid and located in the peak of Mount Ijen. The deep of this lake is around 5.466 hectares. As additional information, the lake of the Ijen crater is the strongest acid lake in the world. The Ijen crater also under the area of nature preserve of Ijen Tourist Park in Bondowoso and Banyuwangi regencies. The most interesting tourist spot of this mount is phenomenal of eternal blue flame under the Ijen crater. This phenomenon only happens in two places in this world, the counterpart is in Iceland. The phenomenon of this eternal blue fire can be seen with human eyes when there’s no light. So the ideal time to see this blue fire is around 2 AM to 4 AM in the early morning.
As a note, vacations to Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater probably are not suitable for people who had heavy asthma or heart disease. It is because the temperature in high places such as mountains are low and cold, which is why this vacation is not suitable for people who had asthma and heart disease. If we still want to visit Mount Bromo and Ijen crater, it is best for us to be well-prepared, whatever they are equipment, or our body’s health and fitness.
As a summary, a vacation to Gunung Bromo and Kawah Ijen is already one package vacation. The range between both Mount Bromo and Ijen crater is far, so this is why this package is attractive for any tourist. Seeing the phenomenal eternal blue fire is a must because this phenomenon only happens in two places in the world, one of them is in East Java.