Yogyakarta Bromo Ijen Munduk Bali (6D)
Spend 2 beautiful days in Yogyakarta the center of Javanese culture, visit the Royal Kingdom of Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat, Malioboro street and traditional market of Bringarjo, then off to Borobudur to witness spectacular sunrise and Prambanan temple, before enjoying the ocean breeze at Parangtritis Beach. Proceed the adventure to Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater and end up the trip at Munduk Moding Plantation to enjoy Balinese Spa.
The first night in Yogyakarta you will join a city tour to visit the Sultanate Royal Palace, Malioboro Street and Pasar Bringarjo, then watch the Ramayana dance in Prambanan Temple.
Overnight in Yogyakarta
Day 2: Yogyakarta
Early morning we will depart to Borobudur to view the legendary Buddhist temple while sunrise. The tour continue to the surroundings area and will be back to hotel for breakfast.
After a short free and relax program at the hotel, we will continue visiting several places such as Kotagede for silver smithing and several beautiful beach in the southern area of Yogyakarta.
Transfer to Bromo and overnight at Bromo
Day 3: Mt. Penanjakan – Mt. Bromo – Ranu Pane – Transfer to Ijen
Early morning at around 3.30am, a 4WD Jeep is ready to take you to Seruni Sunest Point, then to Mt. Penanjakan view point to witness the aerial view of Mount Bromo and friends. When the sky is clear, we can see Mt. Bromo, Mt. Batok and Mt. Semeru as well as Mt. Raung in a far.
Afterward, we can go down to Tengger Sea of Sand and heading to the Hindu Temple and hike up the steps to view Bromo crater.
The journey will continue to the savanna and “teletubies” hill in the Tengger sea of sand, bordered by mountains. Another 1hr drive we will arrive at Ranu Pane (Lake Pane) and Ranu Regulo (Lake Regulo). Both are located in the foot of Mt. Semeru and is the last shelter before people hiking up the highest mountain in Java.
After a short break, we will go back to hotel to have lunch and check out at 12 noon.
We will continue our journey to the eastern part of Java, a city port of Banyuwangi. This trip will take about 9hrs drive. Dinner will be served on local restaurant along the way.
Check in and overnight at Ketapang Indah Resort.
Day 4: Ijen Crater – Banyuwangi – Bali
Morning call at around 3.30am, breakfast if ready before we start our second journey to Ijen Crater. We usually depart at around 4am, as it would take about 1.5hrs drive on 4WD Jeep to reach the last shelter at Pal Tuding. Along the way you will see people going to mosque and the traditional market already wake up. We will also go through the plantation with sneaky and up/down road.
We will reach the Pal Tuding shelter at around 5.30am; and after registration we will start hiking for another 1.5hr. The first kilometers the route is flat, but then a little bit more steep. Along the way, you can see the valley and mountains on your ride side. Miners are hiking up/down with their sulfur bamboo bag in their shoulders. It is their daily routine for living.
The green turquoise Ijen crater with sulfur smell will welcome us just several hundred meters before we reach the top. We then can go around the top on the crater edge and have a rest with snack before going down.
During returning back to the hotel from Pal Tuding shelter, your guide will invite you to see the giant ferns, coffee and cinnamon plantation along the way. We will reach hotel at around 11am, then you can have shower and lunch.
We will check out and drive you to Munduk Moding Plantation in the highland north Bali. This trip will take about 5hrs drive. Along the way we will see beach including some temples and valley view. We can stopby at Banjar hotspring water and Munduk waterfall.
We will reach the resort at around 5 or 6pm to check in.
Day 5: Munduk Moding Plantation – Kuta
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 930 minimum 2 persons
For 3 – 4 person the price is USD 730 per person
The program includes:
- One night accommodation at Bromo Permai based on twin sharing room occupancy, dinner, breakfast, and lunch included.
- One night accommodation at Ketapang Indah Resort based on twin sharing room occupancy, dinner, breakfast, and lunch included.
- One night accommodation at Munduk Moding Plantation based on twin sharing room occupancy, dinner, breakfast included.
- Daily excursions as detailed above
- Private car with driver
- Ferry tickets to Bali
- Bromo tour include 4WD jeep with local guide, entrance and camera fees
- Ijen tour include 4WD jeep with local guide, entrance and camera fees
- Parking fee, entrance tickets and donations
Your own expenses:
- Any personal expenses
- This is a non guided tour trip. A tour guide is available at USD125 for two days.
- If you are not keen to go to Ranu Pane, you may reduce the price USD15 / person.
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