This customised trip Java is made for an English couple coming from Bali. We arranged a private tour in East-Java until Yogyakarta where we dropped them at the train station for their train to Jakarta. All hotels are 4 and 5-star hotels.
DAY 01: Ketapang Harbour
Pick up at Ketapang harbour. Meeting with your guide then drive to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel, free leisure, dinner at the restaurant. (Hotel Ijen Cliff-Deluxe King room)
DAY 02: Ijen crater – Probolinggo
Early morning call. Prepare for the sunrise at Ijen crater. We will use the jeep from the hotel to drive to Paltuding base. From here we have to walk for about 3 km. The Ijen crater is a famous sulfur mine, passing through the national forest with an elevation of 1.800 – 2.388 meter above sea level you can spot many species of Javanese animals and plants. We enjoy the sunrise and watch the beautiful lake in the crater. You will also see some people mining and carrying sulfur. We go back down to the base and drive back to the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel, checkout and drive to Probolinggo. Check-in at hotel close to Bromo(Hotel Java Banana)
DAY 03: Pananjakan – Bromo – Purwodadi Botanical Garden – Malang
Early morning call and get ready to go to mt.Pananjakan by jeep from the hotel to see the sunrise at mt.Pananjakan viewpoint. After sunrise we go down to the sea sand, then walk up to the Bromo crater. Afterward, we drive back to the hotel to get our breakfast at the hotel. We check out of the hotel then head to Malang. On the way, we will pay a visit at the Purwodadi Botanical garden in Pasuruan regency. Check in at our hotel in Malang.
(Hotel Best Western *****Malang city)
DAY 04: Batu – Pujon National Park
Batu is also called as the small Switzerland (das kleine Switzerland) and famous for their fruit plantation. We’ll visit some fruit gardens, then drive to Cuban Rondo waterfall, passing through the forest in Pujon national park. Then continue our trip to Yogyakarta. Check in at the hotel. (Hotel Ambarukmo***** Yogyakarta)
DAY 05: Yogyakarta
After breakfast, we visit Kraton or Yogyakarta palace where the king still lives and which is the center for Javanese culture. Then we witness the batik processing at the batik home industry. After our visit and lunch, we drive to Prambanan temple, the biggest Hindu temple, built in 9th century by the Sanjaya dynasty. To finish our day we take the sunset tour at Boko to see the beautiful view from up the hill and walk through the ruins of the Boko palace which is built in the 9th century.
Day 06: Borobudur
After breakfast, we head to Magelang regency Central Java to visit the famous Borobudur temple. Next, we visit the local village Candirejo by Andong (horse carriage) and enjoy a traditional snack and drink before we head back to our hotel in Yogyakarta
Day 07: Yogyakarta
Breakfast at the hotel, check-out. Then transfer to Tugu train station. End of our tour.
4 or 5 * Hotels (with breakfast)
- Entrance tickets (Ijen crater, Bromo, Botanical garden, Cuban Rondo, Yogyakarta palace, Prambanan temple, Borobudur temple)
- All meals during the tour
- Refreshments during tour
- Transport AC car (innova) +driver +gasoline
- Jeep @ ijen crater
- Jeep @ Bromo
- Village tour Andong
- Boko sunset tour
- Parking, toll, donations
- English speaking tour guide
- Local guide botanical garden
- Hotel crew during tour at Ijen & Batu (Malang)
- Other expenses linked with the tour program.
- Train ticket to Jakarta
- Personal expenses
- Tips for guide & driver
- Travel insurance