Thursday, October 13, 2011

VOLCANO VIEW OF JAVA: Merbabu-Bromo-Ijen


Offers to lead you explore and experience spectacular view of volcanoes of Java. We begin the days of our journey by hiking up summit of old volcano Merbabu,altitude 3142 m where you experience magical stunning views of surrounding volcanoes of Central Java as well as "closed up view of Indonesian most active volcano,Merapi 2900 m".
Then led you traveling cross Central Java heads for East Java where you experience most spectacular sunrise slowly lights the earth of caldera of Tengger with background of volcanoes Bromo 2676 m and Semeru 3676 m as well as other smaller surrounding volcanoes.The journey included easy walk on sandy ocean heads for crater rim of volcano Bromo to take closer down looks of sulfur smoke coming out from crater.Hiking volcano Ijen 2386 m and walk down to visit it's crater 2145 m will completes this journey. Visit the world's largest stupa Borobudur in Central Java will be made en route to Merbabu Basecamp, and a chance to visit hidden waterfall as well as hot spring at Ijen zone will be available as extra visit.

BRIEF ITINERARY

DAY 1 /  AIPORT/STATION - YOGYAKARTA

Pick up at airport or train station of Yogyakarta for transferring to your hotel. Overnight by hotel at Yogyakarta.(D)

DAY 2 / YOGYAKARTA-BOROBUDUR/-KEDAKAN-KREGO MERBABU

After breakfast, transfer to Borobudur. Visit Borobudur, then proceed transfer heads for Trekking Basecamp of Kedakan village under foot of volcano Merbabu. Upon arrival at Basecamp, we do registration, break / rest, intro you to our local team,briefing and have lunch.Then Commence the hike from basecamp through village,parth of the local farmland, and mountain rain forest heads for camp site Krego below elevation 3000 m. Set up camp and experience sunset slowly down infront of your tent.Breakfast at hotel, lunch at Basecamp, and picnic dinner at camp site.Overnight by tent.(B,L,D)

DAY 3 / KREGO-SUMMIT-CRATER-KEDAKAN-YOGYAKARTA


Weak you up in early cool morning.Have warm tea and snack, then begin the hike
through forest, and take slow pace along stony slope of volcano Merbabu heading up summit Kenteng Songo. Upon arrival on summit, magical view awaits: at southern side is close up view of Merapi, while in the north is sweeoin view of smallers volcanoes as well as Unggaran, and in the westhern side is twin volcanoes Sumbing-Sundoro standing side by side, last in far eastern is huge old volcano of Lawu.After sight seeing on summit, then descent and walk down heads for old crater to discover it's bubbling cool water phenomenon.Proceed heads for campsite, then village Kedakan for transferring you to Yogyakarta for your overnight in hotel. Breakfast at Camp site, lunch at Basecamp, dinner at hotel's restaurant .Overnight by hotel (B,L,D)

DAY 4:YOGYAKARTA-BROMO

After breakfast at hotel,we then do long drive cross Yogyakarta city and region Central Java heads for famous Bromo area,the Cemoro Lawang, a small village on edge of Caldera Tengger of East Java which is mostly inhabited by friendly Tengger etnic.We travel passing through some small towns and mountainous country roads of East Java.Along the way, you experiences stunning views of countryside, local farmland, mountainous sweeping view. Overnight by local Hotel at Cemoro Lawang, located on edge of Caldera Tengger and outlooking sandy ocean plus small rising Bromo volcano inside the Caldera.Lunch en route at local restaurant, and dinner at hotel's restaurant (B,L,D)

DAY 5 / PANANJAKAN-BROMO-WATERFALL IJEN ZONE 

Early in the morning, drive you by local jeep heads for Pananjakan area. Experiences spectacular sunrise plus magical morning view of Bromo, then explore sandy ocean of Tengger heads for crater rim of volcano Bromo.Return to hotel for your breakfast, take shower and repacking then proceed traveling by our Ac car heads for Ijen Zone at Blawan.Upon arrival, check in local Homestay and have break while enjoying a glass of warm tea / coffee before it's time for taking relaxing walk around village and stopover for visiting waterfall plus hot spring (You may get wet ). Lunch en route at local restaurant, and dinner at homestay. Overnight by local Homestay.(B,L,D)

DAY 6 / IJEN CRATER-SURABAYA

Weak up early in the morning, have warm tea and snacks, then transfer by our Ac car heads for starting point of hiking heads for crater's rim of Ijen.Make crater's rim in the morning, then proceed walk down ( depend on alert of Ijen ) to get closer looks of the crater and the stunning popular volcanic green lake of Ijen.After sight seeing, then walk up and descend back via the same trail heading for Paltuding.Break and enjoy cool drink at Paltuding before it's time for long driving heads for Surabaya passing through Ijen Caldera zone, stunning mountainous road, and some towns of East Java. Picnic breakfast at Ijen, lunch en route at local restaurant, and dinner at hotel's restaurant.Overnight by Hotel at Surabaya.

DAY 7 / SURABAYA-AIRPORT
Breakfast and free time in the morning till it's time to transfer you to airport of Surabaya or as desired public space around Surabaya city for you next destination.(B)


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