DAY I KETAPANG – SEMPOL
Meeting service at ketapang harbor, our crew will pick you up at the harbor. After meeting service we will drive to Sempol, the closest village to Mt. Ijen. It’s located in the middle of coffee plantation.
DAY II IJEN CRATER – SUKAMADE TURTLE BEACH
At 5 AM we start the trip to Paltuding (the entrance point). From Paltuding, we start trekking to the top of Ijen to see the crater and it will take around 1, 5 hours. During the trekking, we can see the activities of sulfur miners when they are carrying sulfur from the bottom of crater to bring it down to the slope of Ijen. From the top of the crater, we can see the one-kilometer-wide-acid crater. After we visit Ijen, we drive about 6 hours to go to Sukamade by jeep. We will pass raining forest and rivers. In the evening after dinner, we will go to the beach guided by local guide to see the turtle laying their eggs on the seashore.
DAY III SUKAMADE – KALIBARU
After having breakfast we will visit turtle hatchery and release the baby turtle to the sea. Driving to Kalibaru, it takes around 5 hours drive. In Kalibaru you can have a rest after long drive from Sukamade
DAY IV KALIBARU – TOSARI
After breakfast, we continue our tour to Kalibaru Plantation (see the activities of local people when they are working in the plantation and see the process of coffee, rubber, chocolate). On the way to plantation we will visit local village and see the villager activities when they are making kitchen ware and coconut sugar. From the plantation we will transfer to Tosari, a village to Mt. Bromo. It takes around 6 hours drive.
DAY V BROMO SUNRISE TOUR – SURABAYA
At 03.30 AM we will drive to Penanjakan, the viewpoint to see the sunrise by jeep. It takes around 30 minutes from Tosari. Before we see the sunrise, we can have a cup of coffee or tea. Beside the sunrise, you can also see breathtaking scenery of Mt. Bromo, Mt. Batok and Mt. Semeru. After we watch the sunrise and the scenery, we will drive down to the Bromo Crater. From the parking area to the top of Bromo, you have two options which are walking or riding a horse. After we enjoy the crater of Bromo, we will drive back to the Tosari to have breakfast then continue our trip to Surabaya. It takes approximately 3 hours drive to Surabaya