Tour Description

bromo ijen photography
bromo ijen photography

East Java Photography Tour 6D5N

Day 1: Surabaya – Ijen Hotel

Our staff will Pick you up from Surabaya airport by name board and moving toward to the small town Banyuwangi regency where ijen crater located. the journey takes approximately 8 hours by private car with stop having lunch at local restaurant on the way. Upon arrival in Banyuwangi stay overnight.


Day 2: Ijen blue fire – Papuma Beach

At 12 am we are heading to Paltuding post  (parking area before we climbing to Ijen Crater). Will be rrrived at the parking area of Mount Ijen around 1 pm. Then we continue trekking, Normally 1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of mount Ijen to reach peak of Ijen Crater and along the path, You will enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air & shady. If the smoke good, then we can continue going down into the crater, to get closer from the blue flames. The way to going down into the crater is take about 20 minutes. When arrived inside the crater then we take picture of the blue flames and also sulfur miner activity. Here you will be see how amazing the blue flames and also you will see how the sulfur miners  collect the sulfur before he climb back up by passing dangerous path on the edge of Ijen Crater with the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. After you feels enough see and take picture of the blue flames and sulfur miners activity, then we continue back to peak of Ijen crater. Arrived at the peak, we can resting and also take picture of the crater lake.  From the peak we will see best panorama of the lake of sulfur where reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to give the impression like doom. Around 8 am we going down to parking area, then continue drive back to Hotel. After shower and breakfast around 11 am we check out from hotel and continue our trip to Papuma beach, will take about 3 hours. Upon arrive in Papuma we will shoot sunset and milky way at night. After milky way shoot check in hotel and rest.


Day 3: Sunrise Papuma – Afternoon Shoot at Tumpak Sewu Waterfall

At 5 am we will shoot sunrise at Papuma beach, after surise shooting then we back to hotel for breakfast and prepare check out. At 11 am we check out from our hotel, the we continue to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall. It arguably Indonesia’s best waterfall, isn’t the largest even in East Java, but is definitely the most impressive. From above it looks like the tree of life, from below it is immensely powerful and from all angles, it is quite simply mind blowing. It will take about 3 hours, upon arrive at Tumpak sewu waterfall we will shoot this impressive waterfall. Around 5 pm continue to our hotel in Lumajang, it will take about 1,5 hour. Upon arrive at hotel, process check in and free program.


Day 4: Morning Shoot at Tumpak Sewu Waterfall – Sunset and Astrophotography at Mount Bromo

At 4 am in the morning we drive back to Tumpak Sewu Waterfalls, now we will explore more. Firstly we will shoot from the top, at this time mostly we will see  Semeru volcano as background of the waterfall. It will make the view more impressive. After get enough to take from the top then we will bring you go down to the waterfall, The way to go down is pretty sketchy with bamboo ladders and sections where you are walking through small streams but it is nothing too crazy. Just be prepared and definitely wear shoes or hiking sandals not flip-flops.

Once you reach the canyon you start to get an idea of the scale of the walls. You are an ant within the gorge and you know you are about to witness something incredible. It is pure magic with more than thirty different waterfalls plummeting down into the cauldron into tiny pools below. At this point you will get wet, it will be gusty and your camera and electronics should be protected. There are several great viewpoints and rock lookouts within the canyon but do beware, these rocks are wet so it will be slippery. After exploring this waterfall we back to parking area then continue to our hotel for clean up and check out process.

At 2 pm we check out from out hotel in Lumajang then continue to our next hotel in Bromo area, aprroximately will take about 2 hour. Upon arrive at our hotel in Bromo, check in process and be ready for sunset shooting at Penanjakan 2. At 5 pm we go to penanjakan 2 for sunset and  milky way hunting.


Day 5: Sunrise photo shooting at Hidden view point – Mount Bromo savanna – Afternoon bromo trekking – Sunset and Astrophotography

Rise and shine as you will be departing at 1 am in the morning. Drink a cup of coffee or tea before leaving to Rogowulan, the hidden viewpoint, which is will be good to capture the picture. Good to see and experience the Milky way once more. It’s breathtaking when the sun is rising as also Mt. Semeru in the background as an active volcano play with the light of the sunrise. The usual fog in the caldera is slowly making way for the day. Take your time. Once back at the car, you will meet your driver who will bring you to the savanna in the ancient caldera. Once set and done, you will be brought back to your hotel for breakfast and relax.

At 2 pm we drive to sea of sand area to shoot the horseman, the horseman will take an action with the horse it one of the main highlight during this tour. After that we continue climb to mount Bromo to see the crater, it will be more quite and more easy to take picture in good angle. After that we back to our 4WD Jeep, then continue drive to Penanjakan 1, a world famous viewpoint, which is with 2.702 m also the highest view point in the surrounding. From here we can capture the sunset, then continue to capture the milky way. After get enough, we back to the sea of sands area to take another astrophotography. Then we back to hotel and rest.


Day 6: Bromo Crater (Sunrise) – Madakarpura Waterfall – Surabaya Airport

At 03.00 am the 4WD Jeep will bring us to the sea of sands area ( Hindu’s temple), from here we climb to peak of Mt, Bromo. Then we wait the sunrise from here (2nd option we will shoot sunrise from Kingkong Hill). After sunrise shoot we back to our jeep then drive back to Hotel for Shower and loading bags, then we have breakfast. Then around 9 am we check out, we continue to Madakaripura Waterfalls on our way to Surabaya. This more than wonderful waterfall lies hidden at the end of a deep valley in the foothills of the Tengger range. The water has cascades from the dense forest above. Besides its natural environment that is encircled by 7 waterfalls and caves, its beauty lies hidden in local stories and saga.

After explore Madakaripura waterfall we heading to Surabaya Airport, will take about 3 hours. When arrive in Surabaya we will drop you to Surabaya hotel or airport. Finish program


East Java Photography Tour 6D5N

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
Note

Noted: If you take flight on day 5th, please take afternoon flight after 5 pm

Day
  • Pick you up from Surabaya airport
  • Moving toward to the small town Banyuwangi regency
  • Having lunch at local restaurant on the way
  • Upon arrival in Banyuwangi stay overnight
  • At 12 am we are heading to Paltuding post
  • Explore Ijen Crater
  • Drive back to Hotel
  • Check out from hotel and Continue our trip to Papuma beach
  • Shoot sunset and milky way at night
  • Check in hotel and rest.
  • Shoot sunrise at Papuma beach
  • Back to hotel for breakfast and prepare check out
  • Drive to Tumpak sewu waterfall
  • Explore to shoot in this waterfall.
  • Around 5 pm continue to our hotel in Lumajang
  • Upon arrive at hotel, process check in and free program
  • At 4 am in the morning we drive back to Tumpak Sewu Waterfalls
  • Mount Bromo savanna
  • Continue to our hotel for clean up and check out process.
  • At 2 pm we check out from out hotel in Lumajang then continue to our next hotel in Bromo area
  • Upon arrive at our hotel in Bromo, check in process
  • sunset shooting at Penanjakan 2
  • At 5 pm we go to penanjakan 2 for sunset and milky way hunting
  • Rise and shine as you will be departing at 1 am in the morning
  • Leaving to Rogowulan
  • Milky way & Sunrise
  • Bring you to the savanna in the ancient caldera
  • Back to your hotel for breakfast and relax.
  • At 03.00 am the 4WD Jeep will bring us to the sea of sands area ( Hindu’s temple)
  • Climb to peak of Mt. Bromo
  • Then we wait the sunrise from here (2nd option we will shoot sunrise from Kingkong Hill)
  • Drive back to Hotel for Shower and loading bags, then we have breakfast
  • Then around 9 am we check out, we continue to Madakaripura Waterfalls
  • After explore Madakaripura waterfall we heading to Surabaya Airport
  • When arrive in Surabaya we will drop you to Surabaya hotel or airport
  • Finish program

Price List

What's included

  • Private car during the tours
  • 1 Night Hotel in Ijen (Grand Harvest Resort)
  • 1 Night Hotel in Jember
  • 1 Night Hotel in Lumajang
  • 2 Night Hotel in Mt. Bromo (Lava View Lodge)
  • Jeep 4WD during the tours
  • Ojek in Madakaripura waterfall
  • Ojek to Hidden view point Bromo
  • All Entrance Ticket Based on program
  • Gas Mask for Ijen Blue Fire
  • Mineral Water
  • English Speaking Guide

What's Excluded

  • Other Personal Expenses (Meals, Tipping, Bar, Laundry, Telephone, etc)
  • Travel Insurance

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