On this trip, we will visit Bromo, which is an active volcano as part of the Tengger massif, in East Java, Indonesia. We also will explore a beautiful crater lake on the upland of about 3 km beyond the southern rim of the caldera, Ranu Pane. We will also spend the night camping at Ranu Kumbolo, a beautiful lake at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level.
This beautiful lake is located on the Semeru peak hiking trail, the highest peak on the island of Java. Next, we will also climb to the Ijen Crater to witness the beauty of eternal blue fire and the uniqueness of the sulfur mining community. This trip will end in Surabaya, the second-largest city in Indonesia.
Group Size: Minimum of 2 travelers.
Tour Guide: Yes. An experienced tour guide accompanies every trip.
Accommodation: One night overnight at a tent and basic style accommodation while in Bromo
Transport: Private fully air-conditioned 4WD Jeep and some walking
Inclusions: Some meals, sightseeing, and activities are included.
Departure: Anytime, subject to booking conditions.
Single supplement: Not Available
Day 1. Arrival Surabaya – Bromo Area
Upon arrival at Surabaya airport, meeting service and then direct transfer to Bromo (about 2,5 hours). En route passing Mud Volcano at Sidoarjo, which destroyed thousands of houses, terraced rice and sugar cane fields. Then check in to the hotel for overnight.
Day 2. Mt Bromo Sunrise & Penanjakan Peak Tour + Whispering Savanah – Transfer to Ranu Pane – Ranu Kumbolo (B/L/D)
At 3.30 in the early morning, you’ll be wake up and check-out from the hotel, then the Jeep will bring you to the world’s most famous viewpoint at Mt Penanjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera. Here we will enjoy the sunrise (if we’re lucky) with its young volcanic including Mt Bromo and an active Mt Semeru in the background.
Afterward, the adventure continues to an active Mt. Bromo volcano to climb up 245 steps of stairs. After that, we proceed to the “untouched” area of Bromo, which is The Whispering Savannah. You’ll find yourself like in the middle of nowhere while enjoying all of the greeneries, next the Jeep will bring you to Ranu Pane. After lunch, continues our trip with soft jungle trekking to Ranu Kumbolo. Once arrive at Ranu Kumbolo and open camp here. Overnight at Ranu Kumbolo with enjoy barbeque dinner.
Day 3. Ranu Kumbolo – Ranu Pane – Ijen Crater Area (B/L/D)
In the morning, after a simple breakfast, we will leave Ranu Kumbolo to return to Ranu Pani. This trip will take around 5 hours. Along the way, we will be treated to beautiful natural scenery and fresh mountain air.
At noon it is estimated we will arrive at Ranu Pani. Here we will have lunch at a local food stall and, after that, take a car to continue our journey to the Ijen Crater area.
Day 4. Ijen Crater Trekking (Blue Fire) – Transfer to Surabaya (B/L/D)
Early in the morning, short transfer to Paltuding Ranger Post for starting Ijen Tour – Ijen Crater shows a particular type of volcanic feature common to Indonesia, about 1 km in diameter and 175 meters deep. The floor is covered entirely by a warm lake, milky blue-green in color, held back by a dam built many years ago by the Dutch, to keep the hot mineral, laden water from raining for the crop lands below. After finishing the unforgettable trip, we return to Guest House/Hotel, check-out and drive back to Surabaya
Upon arrival in Surabaya, proceed to the hotel, check-in, and overnight
Day 5. Free and Easy – Transfer out to Surabaya Airport (B)
– 3 (Three) nights accommodations twin/double/triple share and 1 (one) night at tent including Breakfast
– Meals as listed in the itinerary (Indonesian menu)
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the itinerary
– Travel throughout on a private Car (Air-conditioned) with a fully licensed driver
– 4WD Jeep for Bromo Tour
– 4WD Jeep to Ranu Pane
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Bottled drinking water during the tour
– Airfare & airport tax, travel insurance
– Horse Riding in Mt Bromo (Estimated price: 100,000 IDR)
– Personal expenses, camera fees, additional meals (lunch and dinner), and or optional tours
– Tipping or gratitude for driver/guide