Sempu island & Sendang Biru - 1D

With about 15 homestays and just 1 ATM, it is a chance to meet Java and its charms. Fishermen village Sendang Biru harbours the biggest fish auction in East Java, while Sempu island is a natural treat.
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Fish at the Malang's biggest fish market in Sendang Biru village - East Java Segara Anakan blue lagoon at Sempu island Fishermen in Sendang Biru village

Cultures mix in Sendang Biru village as many fishermen are immigrants from all over Java, Madura, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Ambon and probably from other regions as well. The village is divided in 3 parts. Two areas are inhabited by the natives, while the other part is an interesting mix of cultures.

The harbour of Sendang Biru is a colorful get together of boats. The biggest one set sail as far as Australia and New Zealand and can be offshore for about 3 weeks, while the smallest one fish during the night. All fish is brought in during the day.
The fish market is actually the biggest fish auction in Malang regency and is an interesting spot to hang out, make some pictures and new friends. Walking through the village also makes you acquainted with daily life of fishermen and their families (if time is sufficient, you can also decide to make it a 2 days trip) before heading to Sempu island.

Sempu island is a Nature Reserve. It's biggest natural beauty is the blue lagoon which on side is bordered by a white sandy beach, while the other sides are magnificently surrounded by green rocks. To get to the island is just a 10 minutes cross by boat. Then it takes a hike of about 1,5 hours to reach the lagoon.


Short itinerary Sendang biru village & Sempu island tour

You will be picked up at 05:00. Too early? Then you can depart at 06:00 or 07:00. In about 2.5 hours you will reach Sendang Biru village. Early morning acivity at the market is high. About 10:00 you will cross the small strait to Sempu island. After a hike of abour 1.5 hours you will be standing at the beautiful lagoon Segara Anakan. Enjoy, relax, discover, swim... Before the sun sets, you will heave to leave the island. At about 20:00 you will be back at your hotel.




Tour info - Sempu island

TRAVELERS: no min. or max.

Price includes: private transport to Sendang Biru village, fuel, friendly driver, fish barbeque lunch, traditional boat to visit Sempu island, ranger to hike to Segara Anakan blue lagoon, English speaking guide if 4 travelers or more, entrance fee to Sempu island
Price excludes: travel insurance, personal expenses, breakfast, dinner, optional tours

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