Bali Ijen Munduk Tour (3D)
Three days DELUXE adventure with style, visiting beautiful crater of Ijen Plateau then spend another night at Munduk Muding Plantation. Along the trip we also visit Holy Temple of Tanah Lot, Holy Temple of Perancak, Twin Lake Buyan and Tamblingan, Bedugul Ulundanu Temple of Bratan, Jatiluwih ricefield and Taman Ayun temple. All inclusive tour and accommodation plus SPA treatment.
Morning departure after breakfast from your hotel in Bali, recommended we depart around 9am. A private car whisks you along the island’s scenic west coast, a slice of the real Bali few tourist see. Stop for photos on some terraced ricefields, and a visit to the Holy Tanah Lot Temple then continue the three hour drive to Gilimanuk. 45minutes ferry crossing over the strait to Java.
From the Ketapang port, we another 10 – 15minutes drive to your hotel at Ketapang Indah Resort. Hotel check in and a preparation for afternoon city tour visiting Watu Dodol beach, city town square, traditional markets, etc.
Dinner will be served either at hotel or Watu Dodol Restaurant. Overnight at Ketapang Indah Resort.
Day 2: Ijen Crater – Denpasar
Early wake up call and breakfast, at 4am a 4WD jeep will take you through the busy morning, rural villages, coffee and clove plantations and then into one of Java’s last rainforests.
From the Park Ranger’s post of Pal Tuding we start the 90 minute hike to Ijen Crater. The stunning view is unveiled at 2883 meters altitude. The lake eerie color and smoke wafting from bright yellow sulfur deposits create the landscape both desolate, barren and vibrantly alive. Watching miners descend into the crater and re-emerge carrying up to 80 kilos of ore on bamboo basket along the treacherous path. Afterward walk back down the mountain.
During the way back to the hotel we will clearly see the giant ferns and big trees. Your local guide will invite you to make a stop at the plantation. We will arrive at the hotel at around 11am.
At around 12noon, after a short rest and lunch, we will check out and back to Bali. A short ferry ride, then we will be passing the Bali Barat National Park heading to Munduk Muding Plantation, a highland in the north part of Bali. Along the way we can make a stop over at Pura Luhur Perancak, harbor to Menjangan Island and some stopover for a beautiful ricefield panorama including waterfall at nearby Munduk. This trip will take around 4 hrs.
We will be arriving at Munduk Muding resort around 5-6pm. A Balinese massage spa is available after such a long trip. Dinner is served either indoor or outdoor with fire camp by the pool.
Overnight at Munduk Muding Plantation.
Day 3: Munduk Muding Plantation – Denpasar
Morning breakfast is served at the resort either outdoor or by the swimming pool. And you can enjoy this lazy morning afterward. A short one hour plantation tour will be conducted at round 11am.
After checking out from the hotel we will be leaving for your next hotel, which we recommend Ubud. A 20 minute drive from the hotel we will have a short stop for photos of the twin Lake Buyan and Tamblingan from above. We then can go down to the lake. Another short drive will bring us to the Pura Ulundanu at Lake Bratan known as Bedugul. Another stopover at the traditional market of Candi Kuning. There is a botanical garden nearby but we will not visit it.
About an hour drive we will visit Jatiluwih, a beautiful terraced ricefield in the center of Bali. You may enjoy your lunch in the local restaurant.
On the way back to Ubud, we will visit Pura Taman Ayun, a temple by the kingdom of Mengwi. About 1hr drive we will arrive at Ubud at around 5pm.
Price per person is USD 650 minimum 2 persons
For 3 – 4 person the price is USD 575 per person
The program includes:
- One night accommodation at Ketapang Indah Resort (New Superior) on twin sharing basis, breakfast and lunch included
- One night accommodation at Munduk Muding Plantation (Garden Suite) on twin sharing basis, breakfast, dinner and spa included.
- All daily excursions as detailed above
- Private car with driver (non guided trip)
- Ijen trip include local guide, 4WD jeep, entrance and camera fee, snacks
- Parking fee, ferry fee, entrance tickets and donations
Your own expenses:
- Lunch, dinner and any snacks or other personal expenses not stated in the tour
- Tour extension i.e. visiting several stop-over area like Baluran National Park, Bali Barat National Park, Grajagan etc
- If you require a guide during the trip, there is an additional of USD100 for 3 days
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