IFT 01: Bali- Java- Jogjakarta- Borneo Orang Utan Trip 9D/8N
Day 01 Bali Island to Banyuwangi Hotel (East Java)
Our staff will pick you up from your hotel or airport in Bali then take you to the most western tip of Bali for about 4 hours by private car with AC then upon arrival in Gilimanuk harbor, proceed to take a ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1 hour to reach Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi (in eastern tip of Java). The trip goes through the rural landscapes of West Bali and lunch will be served at local restaurant on the way. At noon, We will arrive in Banyuwangi then drive up to Hotel for stay overnight at Ketapang Indah Hotel. After a short break we will escort you to Watudodol and city tour and back to hotel for dinner.
Day 02 Banyuwangi Hotel – Kawah Ijen Tours – Mt. Bromo Hotel
After early breakfast at about 4.00am we will depart with 4WD Jeep to the last shelter of Paltuding. We will pass the city and traditional market, and finally rainforest, which is one of the few remaining on the island of Java with giant ferns and plants, big trees, this journey takes approximately 1.5 hour from the hotel. Approximately 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.
Resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2883 meters and enjoy best panorama of the lake of sulphate where reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to give the impression like doom. The sulfur mining workers go down into the crater and climb back up by passing dangerous path on the edge of Ijen Crater with the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really dangerous job.
Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen as one of God’s amazing creation. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as a proof that you have visited one of the most amazing places on earth. After You enjoyed the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escort you back to the City of Banyuwangi for having lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, we will continue the journey by private car to Mount Bromo area in District of Probolinggo for 4-5 hours. Arriving in the region of Mount Bromo, you’ll spend the night and enjoy dinner at Bromo Permai Hotel. View during sunset time from Cemoro Lawang is something not to miss.
Day 03 Bromo Hotel – Mt. Bromo Sunrise Tours – Yogyakarta
At 04:00am, The 4WD (JEEP) will take us to Mount Pananjakan where we’ll go to the best location to enjoy the sunrise. Mount Pananjakan is one of the best place in the edge of the Tengger caldera to enjoy best sunrise time. Afterward, the jeep will take us down to the slopes of Mount Bromo by crossing the ocean of sand and then you will climb the slopes of Mount Bromo by following the stairs up leading to the peak of Mount Bromo. Around at 08: 00am, the jeep will bring you back to the hotel for having breakfast, shower, loading bags to the car and then transfer out to Yogyakarta in Central Java. We will leave Mt. Bromo about at 09:00 to Probolinggo then with train to Yogyakarta and It will take about 8-9hours (with car about 11-12 hours including stop on the way for having lunch at local restaurant). You will be in Yogyakarta area in the evening then stay overnight at Yogyakarta hotel and having dinner. (B)
Day 04 Yogyakarta City Tours & Borobudur Temple Tours
Early in the morning we will depart to Borobudur area to witness the spectacular sunrise. On the way home we can visit several other temples and beautiful places. Back to hotel for breakfast and short break then proceed Yogya City Sightseeing visiting Kraton (Sultan’s Palace), Bird Market, Water Castle, Sonobudoyo Museum, Batik Home Industry and Silversmith at Kotagede with its processing and beautiful collections. Lunch will be served at local restaurant and stay over night at Hotel. In the evening drive to Purawisata to have dinner and see the Ramayana Ballet Performance.
Day 05 Yogyakarta Hotel & Prambanan Temple Tours- Semarang
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Prambanan temple, then enjoy city tours in Yogyakarta for visitng Malioboro to get kind of Java Souvenirs. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Afterward, We will escort you to Semarang city. Dinner and overnight in Semarang.
Day 06 Semarang Hotel – Airport- Pangkalan Bun
After breakfast, then enjoy free program till time to escort you to the Semarang airport to catch flight for Borneo as a next destination.
Day 07 Arrival In Pangkalan Bun – Tanjung Puting National Park
Meet at airport and directly transfer to Kumai sub-district for boarding the houseboat to Tanjung Puting National Park. The houseboat is a traditional wooden river boat with roof forms the upper deck where you can view the rainforest as it glides by. The boat crew including the boatman, cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon, we will slowly explore the quite river by the houseboat while observing the primates along the riverside. Overnight and dining on houseboat, with facilities; thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled “mineral” water, mosquito net, kitchen, and simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar helpful guides and boatmen. (L,D)
Day 08 Tanjung Puting National Park
After breakfast, we will board the houseboat for cruising upward to Pondok Tanguy to explore the rehabilitation center of the new ex-captive orangutans. Next, return to houseboat for sailing upward the creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. At this station, you will have opportunity to trek into the rainforest with your expert guide and forest rangers to appreciate the flora as well as viewing wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch will be served on houseboat. In the afternoon, we will visit the feeding station to see rehabilitated orangutans are given additional foods. We will then sail back down the river and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)
Day 09: Tanjung Puting National Park – Departure
Return to Kumai district by boat then transfer to Pangkalan Bun airport for your flight to Jakrata as a next destination. (B)
B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner
The price includes:
Pick up from hotel in Bali
Five night accommodation with breakfasts, twin sharing room occupancy
Daily excursions as detailed above
Private car with driver
4WD Jeep and guide in Ijen and Bromo
Local guide during in Yogyakarta
Parking fee, ferry fee, entrance tickets and donations
Entrance fees in the sites
Snacks and Mineral water
AC land transportation
Accommodation for 02 Nights at houseboat in Tanjung Puting
Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
English speaking guide
Airfares (Semarang –Pangakalanbun- Jakarta)
Any snacks or other personal expenses
Train tickets one way to Jogjakarta.
Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
Expenses incurred due to Force Majeure
What to bring:
Money in Rupiah