Bromo & Ijen - 2 days

Even if you aren't a morning person, these almost outerspace sites may inspire an early wake-up call - for 2 days in a row.
This tour starts in Surabaya.


Local transport at mount Bromo: horse power - East Java, Indonesia Ijen carter holds the most acidic lake on earth Sulphur miners at work - Ijen crater lake, East Java


Itinerary: Mt. Bromo & Mt. Ijen - 2 days

Mt. Bromo & Mt. Ijen are 2 worthy highlights of East Java. Your time is limited. You will visit these volcanoes in just 2 days. If you have more time, you can opt for the 3 days tour to Bromo & Ijen.
On the first day you will be picked up at midnight. On your second day you will depart early morning too. But, you get rewarded with a grey-greyish black moonlike landscape at Mt. Bromo and the most acidic green blueish lake in the world!

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Bromo sunrise tour - mount PananjakanDay 1; symbol; tour to Mt. Bromo & Mt. Ijen - East Java

Day 1; symbol; tour to Mt. Bromo & Mt. Ijen - East JavaBromo sunrise tour

You will be picked up by private car with air conditioning in Surabaya. Midnight. At the airport, train station or at your hotel.
It takes about 3 hours to reach Cemara Lawang village. Here you will have to change cars. A local 4wd Jeep will bring you to mount Pananjakan. Sunrises can be realy spectacular, depening on the weather conditions. 
After sunrise, you will descend to the black sea of sand. If you wish to walk, just ask the driver to stop. Otherwise he will bring you till near the Luhur Poten temple, from where it is a 45 minutes walk to the top of Mt. Bromo. Take your time in this inspiring landscape.
When back at the Jeep, you will drive to Cemara Lawang. Change back to your private more comfortable car and head to Bondowoso city.

Accommodation symbol Accommodation

You will be staying in Ijen View Hotel Resort & Restaurant. The hotel comes with a swimming pool.

Ijen blue fire, Ijen crater lake and coffeeSymbol day 2 - Bromo sunrise tour

Symbol day 2 - Bromo sunrise tourIjen crater lake, sulphur miners and coffee

If you wish the see the beautiful blue fire phenomenon you will have to leave around midnight, otherwise it will be early morning around 04:00 or 05:00. 
From Bondowoso to Paltuding takes about 2 hours. Once in Paltuding it takes about 1,5 hours walking to the crater lake. You will meet the sulphur miners on your way to the top. They carry bamboo baskets on their shoulders that weigh up to 100 kg. Once at the top, feel inspired and explore. Walk your day.
Once back at the parking area don't forget to visit the sulphur weighing area just behind the parking. Sulphur miners weigh their loads, load it on a truck and get paid. 
After a local snack and a welcoming cup of coffee or tea, you will be heading to Ketapang harbour. On route you can visit the sulphur purifying factory in Licin village, Kalibendo coffee plantation and Jagir waterfall.

Note 1: If you have more time, you could also take a look at the 3 days & 2 nights tour to mount Bromo and mount Ijen - start Surabaya.
Note 2: This 2 days tour to mount Bromo & mount Ijen can also start in Malang.



Tour info - Mt. Bromo & Mt. Ijen // 2 days & 1 night

DURATION: 2 days
TRAVELERS: no min. or max.


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Price includes: pick up Surabaya, private transport with air conditioning, 4WD Jeep at Mt. Bromo, entrance fee to the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, entrance fee to Ijen crater lake, 1 night accommodation, meals: 2x breakfast, daily mineral water in reasonable amounts, daily fresh seasonal fruit, ferry to Bali
Price excludes: travel insurance, personal expenses, blue fire tour (as it depends on local weather conditions and the activity of the volcano whether you can see the blue fire), all lunches and dinners, optional tours

Reservation - tour start Surabaya