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Day 1: our crew will ready to pick up You at the Hotel, train/bus station or airport then start drive to Cemara lawang village (2200m) in 3h which is most popular entrance for visitors by passing the farm slope of Tenggerese people. check in and overnight at the hotel, if You arrive early possible to enjoy the sun setting on Bromo.
Day 1: Departure from your hotel to reach Gilimanuk harbor, drive timing depend on your hotel location in Bali then cross Bali strait in 1hour continuing drive to Your hotel in Banyuwangi and overnight.
Day 2: Regularly morning departure drive by 4WD vehicle in 1.5h to reach Paltuding parking lot (1850m). Ijen crater located 45km from Banyuwangi regent which is most popular entrance for visitors. Last minutes drive you will pass one of the best virgin rainforest in Java with original vegetation when lucky You can found black Javanese monkeys hanging on the tree and most special when You see the Puma crossing the road even it's rare and impressive giant fern along the way. At the parking lot where You start to hike for 3.3km the temperature quite freshly average 14-20 degrees Celsius. the trek itself divide in 3 different parts, at the beginning you will found an easy part for 900mtrs continuing by most difficult part 1.4km and end by part looks like almost flat for 1km best way to hike just take your own rhythm or just slowly but sure usually needed 1,5h to reach the peak of Ijen volcano (2386m). All will be worth when you arrive at the point of view from here You will enjoy a magnificent scenery, Ijen crater fill with blue green massive acid lake which contain about 32-33 million cubic meter water in it and it's become the hugest acid lake in the world. On the left corner of the lake with the deep about 325m from point of view there is a yellow slope area called Sulfatara where miners produce bright yellow stone called Sulphur. At the same time you will see the miners up and down the hill transporting the Sulphur with 60-100kg weight on their shoulder just next to the parking where You start to hike. It's one of the toughest profession in the world.
When you finish enjoy the scenery just walk down to the parking lot passing the same way when You hike in 1H then drive back to drop off You On the way to Banyuwangi there is a huge plantation produce several kind of tropical product most famous with Clove and Robusta Coffee when You visit between April till September that will the perfect timing because so many activities to see from local people when they harvest the plantation.
Day 3: After breakfast at the Hotel day begin by drive in 4WD vehicle to reach Sukamade in 5hours. on the last part of driving you will pass one of the hidden Jungle part of Meru Betiri National Park and cross 3 rivers to reach Your homestay, it will become one of unforgettable adventure for You. After check in to homestay continuing the day by Release turtle's baby to Sukamade beach where part of Hindian ocean, Back to homestay to wash and Diner, At 7pm walk back to the beach to chasing the Turtle when they laying the egg if You lucky you will found giant turtle and 100eggs with them, when you done then back to Your homestay and overnight.