Indonesia Volcanoes Photography Trip
D-1 = YOGYAKARTA – BOROBUDUR (L-D)
Arriving at Yogyakarta airport (ex. Jakarta or Kuala Lumpur or Singapore), met and direct transfer to hotel in Borobudur temple area (about 1 hour) for rest.
D-2 = BOROBUDUR (B-L-D)
@ 04.30 am depart to SETUMBU Hill (western part of Borobudur) for a sunrise photo session of landscape of Borobudur and Mt. Merapi (2.938 m) – subject to weather … Next walk down for a village photo session and daily life activities of local people (include tofu traditional making and pottery village). Back to hotel for b’fast. Noon is for rest. Afternoon, photo session of “Jatilan” traditional trance dance (not operate during fasting month or ramadhan) and local village till sunset time.
D-3 = BOROBUDUR – YOGYAKARTA (B-L-D)
At 04.00 am, proceed to Borobudur for a sunrise from its top with beautiful foreground of the stupa and Buddha statue. Next walk down around the bas reliefs of Buddha story for its philosophical meanings dating back to 8th century. Proceed to hotel and breakfast. Then drive to Prambanan Hindu temple complex for sunset photo session.
D-4 = YOGYAKARTA (B-L-D)
04.30 am, proceed to nearby Plaosan Buddhist temple complex for sunrise photo session with foreground rice fields (subject to weather) … Back to Yogyakarta for visit to Sultan Palace and water castle of Taman Sari. Afternoon for sunset photo session at Parangtritis beach in the southern ocean of Indonesia.
Optional = “Javanese Traditional Dance of Ramayana” at Purawisata.
D-5 = YOGYAKARTA – flight to SURABAYA – BANYUWANGI (B-L-D)
After b’fast at hotel, take a domestic flight to Surabaya (about 1 hour) … Arriving at Surabaya, connect to Banyuwangi (1 hour) … Arriving at Banyuwangi, drive directly Muncar fishing village. Take a sunset photo session around the hotel with back ground Mt. Ijen (2.368 m/asl).
D-6 = BANYUWANGI – IJEN EXCURSION (B’Box-L-D)
@ 00.00 am (midnight), with 4WD jeep, depart to Mt. Ijen (2.368 m) about 1 hour … then climb the mountain (3 kms – about 2.5 hours) for a photo session of “Blue Fire” and sulphur mine on its crater … About 09.00 am climb down the mountain and drive back to hotel. Stop by at a local sulphur refinery process for a complete understanding of the sulphur process. Afternoon drive to a cow village (about 1 hour drive) for sunset photo session.
D-7 = BANYUWANGI – BROMO (B-L-D)
@ 05.00 am do sunrise photo session at Ketapang beach for a fisherman and traditional boat … Back to hotel for b’fast. Next drive to Bromo area (about 6 hours) through northern coast of Java island. Do photo session for sunset in Bromo on arrival.
D-8 = BROMO (B-L-D)
@ 02.30 am, with 4WD Jeep, depart to Penanjakan hill (2.700 m) for a beautiful landscape sunrise photo session (subject to weather) … Mt. Bromo area is noted as the most popular mountain spot for photography in Indonesia. Next drive down to visit the crater of Mt. Bromo (2.402 m). Back to hotel and b’fast. Noon is free for leisure. Afternoon (about 14.30 pm), with 4WD jeep, proceed to the hills nearby Mt. Bromo for photo session till sunset time (horse included).
D-9 = BROMO – SURABAYA (B-L-D)
@ 04.30 am, with 4WD jeep, depart to Mt. Bromo for sunrise photo session (horse included) and its caldera (subject to weather) … Back to hotel for b’fast. Next drive to Surabaya (about 4 hours). Arrive at Surabaya, check in to hotel.
D-10 = SURABAYA – OUT (B)
Morning transfer to airport for onward flight departure … End of services.
*** Or continue with free and easy in Bali … or with another photo trip in Indonesia.
PRICE : To ask
AC Transport (ELF Coach), hotels as shown below with daily b’fast, all photo setting and permits as stated above, daily lunches and dinners, Bromo and Ijen tour with 4WD jeep, domestic flight of YOG-SUB-IJEN, local escort (photographer), daily mineral water.
Personal expenses at hotel, tipping gratuities.
1. To bring jacket as Bromo is cold (about 5-10 C degree)
2. Trolley bag is no problem during the trip
3. Indonesia is using 2 round legs for electric plug
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