Tumpak Sewu waterfall (a.k.a Coban Sewu - javanese language, a thousands waterfall) is one of the famous waterfalls located at East Java, precisely in Lumajang regency. The way to waterfall quite challenging, visitors have to go down by follow steeps path-slippery and crossing the river to reach the waterfall.
It is suggested to prepare a properly shoes, but you don't have to worry because the local guide at Tumpak Sewu will lead and taking care of you during the trip at down. However along the way to waterfall, visitors can enjoying a surrounding nature. The below itinerary is an example of Tumpak Sewu waterfall-Mount Bromo-Ijen Blue Fire Tour.
- The tour start from Surabaya or Malang at early morning.
- The tour will spend 3 days 2 nights.
Surabaya or Malang to Tumpak Sewu-Bromo-Ijen
Start at early morning from hotel in Surabaya or Malang. Arrive at Tumpak Sewu , make preparation for trekking to waterfall. The local guide will lead you to reaching waterfall. On the way to waterfall you can enjoying a scenery of rainforest, go for swimming in "nature pool" near waterfall or just for taking a photos as much as possible. Finish Tumpak Sewu tour, back to car then drive to Bromo about 3 hours*. Staying a night near Mt.Bromo. Normally peoples take their accommodation at Cemoro Lawang village, the nearest place to Mt.Bromo about 3-4 Km away. Quite easy going by walk.Day 2
At 3.00 AM the jeep would pick you up from the hotel to Pananjakan hill, the viewpoint to see a sunrise. Enjoying the beauty of sunrise and panoramic of Mount Bromo and Mount Semeru. After that you will going to Mount Bromo, passing sea of sand by the jeep. To getting the peak of Mount Bromo you would climb use the stairs. If you had satisfied explorer Mount Bromo, get back to the jeep and go to hotel for taking a shower, get your breakfast, packing then drive to near Ijen (Bondowoso or Banyuwangi) to stay a night.Day 3
Start at midnight from hotel, go to Paltuding drive about 1.5 hours*. Paltuding is entry gate for Ijen crater. The ticket counter normally open at 2.00AM, in peak season or holiday season they will open early around 1.00AM. From Paltuding to peak or Ijen rim about 3 Km/2 hours by walking. Going down to crater-closer to blue flame spot about 30-40 minutes. When you meet the miners that want to go up while lift up the sulphur in basket, please priority them away. Finish Ijen tour back to hotel for breakfast, shower, packing then back to Surabaya or transfer to Ketapang harbor if you have plan onward to Bali.Note :
- Visiting time arranged by guest.
- The tour above doable reversed, start from Bali.
- Let us know if you prefer for straight transfer to your hotel in Bali, instead of Ketapang harbor.
- Private transport with driver and fuel.
- Toll+Parking and ferry fees if transfer to Bali.
- Local guide at Tumpak Sewu and Ijen, gas mask for Ijen tour.
- Mineral water.
- Accommodation. (we can provide for you)
- Entrance tickets.
- Hiring private jeep, motorbike taxi, riding the horse. (Optional)
- Personal expenses.
- Travel insurance and tipping.
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