This trip will take you to stay with the locals in certain destinations , mingle with them. We do not take the usual route but taking the off the beaten paths. You will still be visiting the highlight of East Java, the world class place such as Mt Bromo and Ijen withn a added value along the trip. The trip support community based tourism and enriching your experience as well.
DAY 1: SURABAYA-MALANG-TIGA WARNA (Lunch, Dinner)
Upon arrival Surabaya Airport or Malang Airport or Train Station and then drive to Malang City visit Kampung warna warni and then visit Kayu Tangan Heritage Kampong, where we will be taken by local guide to explore the kampong and observe the houses built during East Indies Era. The kampong has water lock and culvert built by the Dutch to avoid the kampong to be submerged during rainy season. Afterwards drive to southern coast of Malang which takes about 3 hours drive.
OVERNIGHT: HOMESTAY IN SENDANG BIRU VILLAGE
DAY 2: TIGA WARNA TREKKING (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast and then start walking to Clungup Beach passing Mangrove planted by the villages in 2006. About 15 minutes, arrival at Clungup Beach, plant mangrove nearby the beach and then walk to Tiga Warna Beach where you can enjoy swimming , snorkeling and have lunch. About 14.00 sail to Sendang Biru Village, check out and then drive about 2.5 hours to Ngadas.
OVERNIGHT : HOMESTAY IN NGADAS VILLAGE
DAY 3: BROMO SUNRISE- PRONOJIWO (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Depart at 02.30 from homestay and drive about 1 hour to view point to watch sunrise. Afterwards drive to sea of sand and climb the crater of Mt Bromo. Drive to Savannah and enjoy breakfast here. Drive back to guesthouse and about 11.00 AM, check out. Drive to PRONOJIWO. Check in. And then walk to Kapas Biru Waterfall.
OVERNIGHT : DEAR TRAVELERS GUESTHOUSE
DAY 4: TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL-GOA TETES-JEMBER (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast and then trek about 45 minutes to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, the beautiful 100 meters multi horsetail waterfalls. And then continue to Goa Tetes , a cave which can be reached by walking though tiered waterfalls. Enroute there are beautiful spots you can stop by. About 12.00 noon, return to guesthouse and breakfast. Check out. Drive about 3.5 hours to Jember. Check in.
OVERNIGHT: ASTON HOTEL JEMBER
DAY 5: CACAO RESEARCH INSTITUTE-SUKAMADE (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast and then check out. Drive to Cocoa and Coffee Research Institute, to see the plantations, process, chocolate factory and as well the machine to process cacao. And then drive to Meru Betiri National Park, which can be reached by about 4 hours by 4WD. Even though the trip is bumpy, you will never get bored as you will be passing various landscapes from kampongs, beaches, rivers and plantations. AT 08.00 walk to Sukamade beach to await for turtle to ashore and lay eggs (not guaranteed)
Overnight: SUKAMADE GUESTHOUSE
DAY 6:SUKAMADE-RED ISLAND-TAMANSARI BANYUWANGI (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast and then check out. Visit Rubber Processing from pressing until drying. And then drive to Red Island. Drive to Tamansari village Banyuwangi. Check in.
DAY 7: IJEN BLUE FIRE-COFFEE PROCESS (Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner)
Depart at 01.00 from your hotel to Paltuding and then hike about 1 hour to Ijen Crater Rim, and descend about 1 hour to see Ijen Blue Fire. After enjoying the view and the crater panorama and then descend. Return to homestay and then breakfast. Rest awhile and then visit coconut sugar home industry. And then walk through the villages and rice fields. Lunch at rice terrace at Pakel Village. And then visiting coffee home industry where local make special wine coffee, and sip a cup of wine coffee. Return to homestay.
Day 8: BANYUWANGI-SURABAYA/BALI (Breakfast)