3 Days on Java: Bali-Bromo-Kawah Ijen-Bali
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“3 Days on Java” is a great adventure tour, starting from Bali, that will take you to the amazing Bromo and Semeru volcanoes, as well as the fantastic Kawah Ijen complex.
This tour is suitable for solo travelers, families, friends, co-workers, and lovers. Over three days and two nights, you will get acquainted with the local culture and have the chance to visit typical Javanese villages, see coffee plantations, try traditional local food and witness the incredible beauty of your surroundings.
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No prepayment required
3 days 2 nights
Solo travellers are welcome
A few free pick up places
Language - English
Private trip available on request
Vegetarian meal on request
Tourist insurance included
You can also join this adventure from Java
- Train at 7am - arrival at Probolinggo at 4.10pm (+/- 10 hours) Estimated cost per pax: +/- 100 000rp (+/- 10us$) No additional cost for your transfer from Probolinggo to Bromo by our Team.
- Comfortable car: Our driver will transfer you from Yogyakarta to Bromo. (+/- 10 hours drive) Additional cost package for 1 to 4 persons: 1 990 000rp (150us$)
- From Surabaya Train Station Gobeng at 2pm, arrival at Probolinggo at 4.10pm (+/- 2 hours) Cost per pax : +/- 100 000rp (8us$) No additional cost for your transfer to Bromo by our Team.
- Comfortable car: The driver will transfer from Surabaya (train station, airport or your hotel at Surabaya) to Bromo. (+/- 4 hours drive) Additional cost for 2 persons: 990 000rp (70us$)
- Confortable car: The driver will transfer from Surabaya (train station, airport or your hotel at Malang) to Bromo. (+/- 6 hours drive) Additional cost for 2 persons: 990 000rp (70us$)
- We will pick up you on Day 1 at 11am at the Terminal Ferry Ketapang
- No additional cost
- On Day 1 of the trip, at the train station of Probolinggo at 4.10 pm.
- We will pick up you at the train station without any additional cost.
Why visit Bromo and Kawah Ijen?
- To witness an epic sunrise from the grandiose caldera of the Tenger-Bromo super volcano
- To hear the roar of the Earth while balancing on the edge of an active volcano crater
- To discover unforgettable otherworldly landscapes
Day 1 – Transfer to Java
We start our trip at dawn in a comfortable car or minibus in South Bali (pick-up also available from Ubud around 7-7:30 a.m. or from the Probolingo railway station in Java around 4-5 p.m.) After a few hours driving through Balinese landscapes, we will take a ferry to Java and continue our trip there, taking in typical Javanese landscapes.
We will arrive at the last village of the Bromo site in the late afternoon (altitude of 2,300 m), have a local dinner, and enjoy some free time to rest (or explore the surroundings) before the night climb.
Day 2 – Meeting the Bromo
Our journey begins with a 3:30 a.m. wake-up call and departure aboard an off-road 4x4 jeep. We will climb to the top of the Tenger-Bromo caldera to reach the “King-Kong” viewpoint (altitude of 2,650 m.)
At the viewpoint platform, we will witness a stunning sunrise over the following volcanoes:
Bromo (active, an altitude of 2,300 m)
Batok (dormant, an altitude of 2,400 m)
Semeru (active and erupting, altitude of 3,677 m, the tallest volcano in Java)
After enjoying the beautiful view (and depending on the weather conditions), we will cross the “sea of sand” (mostly made up of the volcanic ashes and debris of prior eruptions) and head to the sacred Hindu temples at the foot of the spectacular Bromo and Batok volcanoes.
Making our way around the temples dedicated to the gods living inside the crater, we will go up a steep and narrow path and climb 250 steps to reach the top of the Bromo. Only then, stunned by the sounds coming from the entrails of the Earth, and in the cold of the night, will we be able to experience the beauty of the smoking crater, its sulfur vapors emanating from the depths of the volcano. A truly unforgettable moment!
After exploring this extraordinary volcanic site, we will continue on our adventure, witnessing magnificent landscapes, traditional villages, various plantations (coffee, tobacco, rice, etc.), and authentic moments of the Javanese lifestyle in this beautiful volcanic region. We will enjoy a meal of local delicacies before making our way to the hotel.
Day 3 – Conquering the Kawah Ijen
Departure at 11 p.m. (day 2) for a 2-hour transfer to the Kawah Ijen base camp. After receiving instructions on safety and following the allocation of the necessary equipment (lamps, gas masks, etc.), we will start the climb at around 1 a.m. Our experienced and professional guides will lead you along a beautiful mountain path under the starry sky in order to reach the top of the crater (altitude of 2,300 m). It will take us between 1:30 and 2 hours to reach the top.
Once at the top of the crater, the most exciting part begins: we will descend, in complete darkness, into the crater of the active volcano to witness the unique phenomenon of the “blue flames”.
Our guides principally made up of former sulfur miners and porters and therefore very knowledgeable about the crater, will help you descend safely. They will exercise constant vigilance and make sure you are using the protective masks appropriately, providing you with constant help and guidance within this extremely spectacular environment.
At around 5 a.m., watching the sunrise above the largest acid lake in the world will complete this extraordinary adventure. We will take the time to appreciate the surreal scene surrounding us, enjoying the sunrise above the stunning turquoise lake while watching the brave workers carry huge sulfur blocks on their shoulders up to the crater rim!
Around 6-7 a.m., we will descend from this incredible location and head back to the base camp (altitude of 1,900 m). In the light of the day, you will be able to appreciate the beautiful trail that led to the caldera of the stratovolcano. Filled with its energy and the morning’s unique impressions, we will gently make our way down the slopes of the volcano and enjoy a breakfast specially prepared by a local Javanese family. Following a ferry ride from Java to Bali, we will return to our starting point in the South of Bali (arrival at around 6 p.m.)
Upon returning, we can guarantee that you will feel physically tired, but that this feeling will quickly pass and give way to the joy of the new memories you will get to cherish for the rest of your life.
Tour rates: 3 days to Java
To take part in this adventure, all you need to do is check the dates and the rates, and register for the tour as quickly as possible before spots run out.
As the number of seats is limited, it is recommended that you reserve your spot as early as possible.
|1 participant||US$ 320; €290; RP 4 490 000|
|2 or more participants (per person)||US$ 280; €250; RP 3 990 000|
The tour package includes
Transportation comfortable car or minibus
Insurance for tourist activity
Ferry two-way ticket
Entrances fees Bromo & Kawah Ijen
Jeep and driver at Bromo
Free provision of necessary equipment (lamps, masks, respirators, gloves, and warm clothes)
Professional guide service
Accommodation at Bromo and Kawah Ijen - local standard.
Based on 2 people maximum sharing (for solo travelers, 1 pax per room), hot water only at Bromo, (towels, and soap are not provided).
Meals and drinks: оrganic, local.
Pre-ordered according to our experience and cant be changed. A vegetarian option is available, please advise at the time of booking if required.
First day – lunch and dinner.
The Second day – breakfast, lunch, and dinner (picnic).
Third day – “All you can eat”-style breakfast prepared by a traditional Javanese family.
The tour package excludes
Your own insurance
Food and drinks outside of meals
Tips for guides and drivers.
Private trips, special requests & other questions
Whether you are planning a non-standard trip (in terms of the date, place of pick up or drop off, specific needs or preferences, etc.), you prefer to travel independently and not within a group, or your budget doesn’t allow you to take part in our extraordinary tour, contact us so that we may find an alternative option for you.
*available at Denpasar, Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Ubud, Munduk, Pemuteran. For other places, on request.
|1 or 2 persons: 10 990 000 rp or 720€ or 790$||3 persons: 15 990 000 rp or 990€ or 1140$|
|4 persons: 19 990 000 rp or 1290€ or 1430$||for more than 4 persons, please send a request|
For your Private trip, we can provide for you, during the 3 days, a teammate speaking English or Russian or French: Additional cost 2 990 000rp or 180€ or 195$
Altitude temperatures at the top of the volcanoes (2,300 m) can range from +2 to +25 degrees. We therefore highly recommend that you come adequately equipped.
- You will need a pair of sports or hiking shoes and warm clothes (jacket, rainwear, sweatshirt, fleece, beanie, etc.) You will also need to bring some toiletries with you (tissues and toilet paper).
- There will be a variety of local winter hats on sale at the Bromo base camp, available at very low prices.
- Additional items will be provided for free upon request: jackets, lamps, protective masks, scarves, gloves, hats and rainwear.
- Even though you are covered by our tourism insurance, we strongly advise that you be individually insured under personal travel insurance.
- No additional costs; you only need to cover your own personal expenses, food, and drinks outside of meals, and tips for drivers and guides.
- Our company is guided by safety and prevention objectives, and we reserve the right to act at our discretion and in an appropriate manner in the event of unforeseen situations that may arise during the trip. The amounts already paid for the trip cannot be returned.
- In the event of an eruption or risk of eruption, or of any natural reason "outside our control", the decisions taken by the members or the management of the company will not be able in any case to generate a refund of the sums committed, the company cannot be responsible for these events.
- All routing information is given as an indication and can be modified without notice depending on the circumstances, weather conditions, local availability and any needs for change.
The consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited during the trip.
By signing up for this tour, you are accepting (or even seeking) to be taken out of your “comfort zone”, an inevitable part of any trip to Java.
For children under the age of 14, our guides will decide, depending on volcanic and weather conditions, whether they are allowed to descend into the crater. (However, the access to the top of the volcano is unregulated.)
Meeting point and departure (Bali South):
|Gusto Gelato Café Jalan Mertanadi, Seminyak/Kerobokan
Meeting time: 5:45 a.m. (Day 1)
Arrival time: around 6 p.m. (Day 3)
Meeting point and departure (Ubud):
|Coco Supermarket Jalan Raya Pengosekan, Ubud,
Meeting time: 7 a.m. (+/- 30 min) (Day 1)
Arrival time: around 5 p.m. (Day 3)
We can pick up you also FOR FREE from: Munduk, Pemuteran, Gilimanuk or Probolinggo.
We can arrange transportation from your hotel:
Same price for your pick up (before excursion) or your drop off (after the excursion)
|Seminyak, Kuta, Canggu||150 000rp (+/-$10usd) for 1 to 4 persons|
|Sanur, Jimbaran||200 000rp (+/-$15usd) for 1 to 4 persons|
|Nusa Dua, Bukit||300 000rp (+/-$20usd) for 1 to 4 persons|
Please notice in the comments on your booking form for this service.
If you have any type of special request, please send us a message and we will get back to you as quickly as possible in order to meet your specific needs.
Will it be cold? What will the temperature be like? Is it likely to rain?
The weather is unpredictable at high altitudes. Each individual is sure to feel the cold to some degree at the base camps and at the top of the volcanoes. It is recommended that you bring your own warm clothes, but we will also be able to provide you with warm jackets, hats, gloves and rainwear upon request. Don't believe any forecast in Indonesia. It's not trustable at all :).
How many people make up a group?
Group tours are made up of a minimum of 2-3 individuals and a maximum of 10-12 individuals. Regardless of the group’s size, we will adapt the vehicle to the number of participants in order to ensure a comfortable trip. The larger group may be broken down into smaller groups during the hike.
Can we join the tour from Java?
The “3 days in Java” tour starts from Bali. However, you may join the group on Day 1 from Yogjakarta (7am) to Probolinggo (4.10pm) by train (pick up without additional cost at this schedule).
We can also organize your transfer with a private driver from Yogyakarta, Malang or Surabaya. After the hike of the Kawah Ijen, we can drop you off at Banyuwangi (East Java) or bring you back to Bali (Pemuteran, Munduk, Ubud or Seminyak).
Do I need to pay additional cost for mask and torch at Kawah Ijen?
No additional costs. All items for hike will be provided for free upon request: jackets, lamps, protective masks, scarves, gloves, hats and rainwear.
What should I wear for the hike?
You will need a pair of sports or hiking shoes and warm clothes (jacket, rainwear, sweatshirt, fleece, beanie, etc.) You will also need to bring some toiletries with you (tissues and toilet paper).
Should I pay something additional during the trip?
No additional costs; you only need to cover your own personal expenses, food and drinks outside of meals, and tips for drivers and guides.
Will we have a WiFi during the trip?
WiFi is suppose to be on Day 1st at home stay. But, we can not guarantee it, as on mountain village connection can be break.
How comfortable this trip is?
This is real adventure leads by professional and you will enjoy to be out of your comfort zone during this trip. If you are looking only for comfort this trip is not for you.