Bromo Ijen Tour from Yogyakarta – Of the several overland tour packages that we offer, the Bromo Ijen Crater tour package from Yogyakarta is the most popular choice for tourists coming to Java, Indonesia. Tours to Bromo and Ijen Crater from Yogyakarta certainly provide an extraordinary experience for international tourists. Seeing beautiful views of Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater is a favorite destination for tourists.
Choosing the Bromo and Ijen Crater tour package from Yogyakarta will make your time more efficient and your holiday will be more planned. If you are in the city of Yogyakarta and want to continue your trip to Bali, then beforehand you can take the time to visit two popular destinations in the world, namely Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater. By using a private driver service in Yogyakarta, you can do this very easily.
Compared to having to take a direct flight from Yogyakarta to Bali, make the most of your holiday time in Indonesia by traveling 3 days 2 nights to Bromo and Kawah Ijen. The experience that you will get from the Bromo Ijen tour from Yogyakarta will definitely be unforgettable and you will have extraordinary holiday moments.
Itinerary for Bromo Ijen Crater Tour from Yogyakarta
Departure from Yogyakarta (8:00AM)
A local Yogyakarta driver will pick you up from the hotel you are staying in in Yogyakarta. Before the trip to Bromo begins, you should first prepare the equipment you will bring and also check if there are any items justify behind at your hotel. Yogyakarta driver will take you to Mount Bromo area. The journey from Yogyakarta to Bromo takes approximately 8 hours driving.
Upon arrival in the Bromo area, proceed to check at the hotel where you are staying and continue with free program at the hotel. You can see views of the Tengger mountains and surrounding areas. You will get lunch from the hotel you are staying at, ask your tour guide for recommendations on the best food at that location.
See the sunrise at Bromo (3:00AM)
Prepare yourself to wake up early at 3:00AM and start exploring Bromo. You will go on a tour of Bromo using a 4WD Jeep to Mount Pananjakan. This first journey is a very important trip, so you must be on time. If you don’t have the right time, you will miss the best moments in Bromo. The main attraction of Mount Pananjakan is seeing the stunning sunrise.
You’ll enjoy the sunrise from a prime viewpoint. There are several location points that can be selected. From the hotel where you are staying, it will take 1 hour to get to the sunrise viewpoint on Bromo. Before you arrive at the main point to see the sunrise, you will see the beauty of the sea of sand first.
The weather in the Mount Bromo area is very cold at night and sometimes the area is covered by mist. The mist makes you feel like you are standing above a sea of clouds on Mount Bromo or Mount Batok. This tour on Mount Bromo not only offers beautiful views of Mount Bromo and Mount Batok, but you will also see the amazing view of Mount Semeru. On this tour to Bromo from Yogyakarta, you can capture the beauty of the highest volcanic mountain on the island of Java.
After arriving at the crater ridge, you will see the active Bromo volcano from the top. Here you will hear a roaring sound like an engine when you hear the volcano roaring due to gas billowing from the bottom of the crater which is surrounded by the appearance of a caldera with holes. After enjoying the natural beauty of the Bromo area, you must return to the hotel at the latest at 8:00AM for breakfast.
Next, we will continue our journey to Banyuwangi at 9:00AM. The journey from Bromo to Banyuwangi will take approximately 7 hours, including a short stop on the way for lunch at a local restaurant. Arriving at the location at 4:00 PM, continue checking in to the hotel where you are staying, a 3 star hotel, then continue with free program. If so, then take a rest and prepare yourself for trekking at the Ijen Crater.
Hiking to Ijen Crater (0:30AM)
To trip to the Ijen Crater you have to wake up early or midnight. The Ijen Crater tour guide will pick you up at the hotel you are staying at at 0:30AM. Your tour guide will take you to the Mount Ijen area which takes approximately 1.5 hours. Before you climb Mount Ijen, you will be invited to go to the basecamp and enjoy coffee. For this trip to Ijen Crater, you really have to prepare your stamina and energy. Climbing Mount Ijen will take approximately 2 hours with a distance of 3.5 kilometers.
After arriving at the Ijen Crater, you can enjoy the amazing blue fire, burning sulfur which emits blue light in the darkness. The blue fire in the Ijen Crater is a natural phenomenon created by the burning of sulfur which can only be seen at night. However, not on all nights we can see the blue fire, depending on the humidity, wind direction and heat from the sulfur present.
So, a trip to the Ijen Crater does not guarantee 100% of tourists who come to see the blue fire clearly. For people suffering from asthma, heart attacks or other health problems, it is not recommended to climb the Ijen Crater. Tips for tourists who want to go up to the Ijen Crater, it is best to wear trekking shoes. When the sun has risen, tourists can rest on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2,386 meters and enjoy the best panorama of the large tamarind lake in the world with turquoise water.
Shipping to Bali
After the tour at Ijen Crater is complete, you will return to basecamp and drive back to the hotel where you are staying. On the way you will see very beautiful views of the rainforest with unique giant fern trees and several coffee plantations along the way back to the hotel. The trip from basecamp to the hotel will take approximately 2 hours driving. Then at 10:00AM-10:30AM check out of the hotel and continue the journey to Ketapang harbor.
You will be picked up by a driver from Bali at the port of Gilimanuk in the afternoon and the tour from Yogyakarta to Bromo and Ijen Crater ends. You continue your journey to Bali according to your goals or requests. We provide delivery services to several places in Bali, for example Lovina, Denpasar, Ubud, Kuta and others.
- Stay at the Hotel in the Bromo area
- Stay in a hotel in the Banyuwangi area
- Breakfast at the hotel
- Comfortable private transportation and full air conditioning
- The driver speaks English
- Entry ticket to all tourist attractions in Bromo and Ijen Crater
- English speaking tour guide for Bromo and Kawah Ijen
- Jeep 4WD in Bromo
- Gas mask and headlamp (used when trekking Mount Ijen)
- Ferry ticket from Ketapang harbor (Java) to Gilimanuk harbor (Bali)
- Gas, parking and donation costs
Tips before ordering a Bromo Ijen tour service from Yogyakarta:
- This tour does not include travel insurance, insurance is your own risk
- This package is a private tour and is not combined with any other group
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for travelers who are pregnant
- There are no heart disease or serious health conditions
- Average temperatures will be around 15°C
Items that must be brought on a tour to Bromo and Ijen Crater:
- A nice pair of shoes for travel; trekking shoes, running shoes or hiking boots
- Clothes that can warm your body (trousers, scarves, jackets, hoodies and others)
- Rain services or wet wipes (can be purchased on the way)
- Ear protection hat to avoid getting cold
- A small backpack to carry some important things
- Personal identity card (or copy thereof)