JAVA OVERLAND OFF BEATEN PATH 12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS YOGYAKARTA-MT PRAU-DIENG-BOROBUDUR-JOMBLANG-PACITAN-SELOLIMAN-BROMO-TUMPAK SEWU-IJEN-SUKAMADE-BALI

Java has more to offer, only as some places are not popular does not mean those places are not worth a visit. Below tour you will visit some beautiful must visit to an off beaten paths in Java, namely at Pacitan and Seloliman and Banyuwangi.

JAVA OVERLAND OFF BEATEN PATH 12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS

YOGYAKARTA-MT PRAU-DIENG-BOROBUDUR-JOMBLANG-PACITAN-SELOLIMAN-BROMO-TUMPAK SEWU-IJEN-SUKAMADE-BALI

Day 1 : YOGYAKARTA-WONOSOBO
Upon arrival in Yogyakarta and then drive about 3 hours to Wonosobo. Check in: Dieng Kledung Pass Hotel

Day 2 : MOUNT PRAU CLIMBING-BOROBUDUR
Depart at 02.00 from hotel to Pathak Banteng Village. And then hike about 2 hours to the peak of Mount Prau. Enjoy sunrise with and the view of Mount Sumbing and other peaks in the vicinity. Afterwards visit Dieng Temple, Sikidang Crater and seeing Lake Warna and Lake Pengilon from the peak of Batu Pandang View Point. Drive to hotel. Check out. Visit Embung Kledung, a water reservoir located on slope of Mount Sindoro and then visit Posong View Point. Drive to Borobudur Temple area in Magelang. Check in. Overnight: Cempaka Villa Borobudur

Day 3 : BOROBUDUR SUNRISE-YOGYAKARTA
Depart at 03.30 AM and then enjoy sunrise from Situmbu Hill to see sunrise of Borobudur Temple from above with lush vegetation in the vicinity. Afterwards explore the stupa and relief of Borobudur Temple. Return to hotel, breakfast and then check out. Drive to Prambanan Temple and then visit Plaosan and Ijo Temple for sunset. Check in. Overnight: Gallery Prawirotaman Yogyakarta

Day 4: YOGYAKARTA-JOMBLANG CAVING-WATUKARUNG PACITAN
Pick up at 06.30 at your hotel in Yogyakarta and then drive about 2 hours to Gunungkidul for vertical caving at Jomblang cave and then continue walking to a horizontal cave which connects to Grubug Cave to see the underground river and the heavenly light for photography. Drive about 2 hours to Pacitan, and stay overnight at Watukarung Beach. Free activities. You can surf or swim. Overnight: Istana Ombak Beach Resort

Day 5: PACITAN TOUR
After breakfast, visit Kasap Beach and walk to view point to take picture with atolls. Enjoy view of some other beaches located nearby. And then drive to Cokel River, a salty river where you will enjoy boating along the river which is overgrown bu coconut and other vegetation. And then sail toward the sea and a little to feel the rumbling wave of the southern sea. The next destination to visit is Maron River, to enjoy boating through the freshwater river to Ngiriboyo Beach, with beautiful green coconut water and bell fruits tree along the banks. On September the bell fruits are in season. You can enjoy swimming at the Blue Lake located in the river. Afterwards visit Banyunibo Beach with its waterfall and Klayar Beach. Overnight: Istana Ombak Beach Resort

Day 6: FREE LEISURE
Morning, visit Gong Cave to observe the stalactite and stalagmite. Noon free leisure. Overnight: Istana Ombak Beach Resort

Day 7: WATUKARUNG –SELOLIMAN
After breakfast, check out and then drive about 7 hours to Seloliman located on slope of Mount Penanggungan, an off beaten path area. Check in. Overnight: Seloliman Bungalow

Day 8: SELOLIMAN-BROMO
After breakfast, visit Belahan Temple and Jolotundo Spring Temple, which were built from the 10-11th Century. Visit the rice terrace and enjoy the view of Mount Arjuno-Welirang lines up with Mt Penanggungan. Drive to Mount Bromo. Check In. Overnight: Lava View Lodge Bromo

Day 9: BROMO SUNRISE-LUMAJANG
Pick up at 03.30 at your hotel and drive by 4WD to Mt Penanjakan /Bukit Kingkong view point to watch sunrise. Drive sea of sand and walk to Mt Bromo. Return to hotel, about 10.00 drive to Madakaripura Waterfall, w 200 meters high horse tail waterfall which can be reached by 5 minutes on motorbike and 45 minutes walk. Drive 4 hours to Lumajang.
Overnight: Gajah Mada Hotel Lumajang

Day 10: LUMAJANG-TUMPAK SEWU-IJEN AREA
After breakfast drive to Tupak Sewu Waterfall, a multiple horsetail waterfall which can be reached by 60 minutes walk. Visit Tetes Cave. Drive to Ijen Area. Overnight: KETAPANG INDAH HOTEL.

Day 11: IJEN BLUE FIRE-SUKAMADE
Pick up at 01.00 from hotel and then drive to Paltuding, the basecamp of Mt Ijen. Hike about 1 hour to the rim and another 1 hour descend to see the blue fire. About 07.00 descend to Paltuding and then drive about 3 hours to Meru Betiri National Park by 4WD. Even though the ride is bumpy, you will enjoy it as you will be passing kampongs, plantation , beaches and rivers. Check in. About 08.00 PM walk to Sukamade Beach to wait for turtle to ashore and lay eggs (not guaranteed). Overnight: Sukamade Guesthouse

Day 12: SUKAMADE-BANYUWANGI/KETAPANG HARBOR/SURABAYA/BALI
Morning, release baby turtle to ocean and then breakfast. Drive to Ketapang Harbor/Banyuwangi/Bali/Surabaya, subject to your preference. End of service.

Include”:
Private vehicle
Hotel with breakfast
Entrance Fees, and donations
4WD for Bromo and Sukamade
English Speaking Guide
Ijen Mask
Local Guide and Ranger
Mineral Water Daily

Exclude:
Tipping
Travel Insurance
Lunch and Dinner
Others not mentioned in inclusion

What to bring:
Warm Jacket, Hiking Shoes, Headlamp/Flashlight, Flipflops, Swimming suit, Sunscreen, Hat, Mosquito Repellent