Java Photography Trip

Photography trip to Java Bromo ijen and surrounding

Day 1 : Midday arrival lately 15.00 at ADISUCIPTO airport Jogjakarta or lately 13.00 at ADI SUMARMO airport Solo there will a chance for late lunch for 1h at local restaurant estimated 16.30 already inside the Prambanan temple to set the gear. Shoot sunset finish around 18.00 then drive to nearby hotel around Jogjakarta for check in and overnight.

Day 2 : Midnight check out from the hotel and drive to Dieng plateau in 3,5h to chase sunrise at Sikunir hill ( negeri di atas awan ) with altitude about 2.350m asl. Finish around 06.00 then move to Sikidang crater for rare panorama where you can find many small crater in one area and continuing by visit Telaga warna (colour lake ) and last part by visit Arjuna temple 2000m asl. Finish exploring Dieng Plateau drive directly to Borobudur area in 3h check in to the hotel, free program and overnight.

Day 3 : 04.00 early morning start for Sunrise shoot inside Borobudur temple estimated finish around 06.00 and back to the hotel for breakfast and washing, Transfer to Malang area which needed 10h drive, check in to the hotel and overnight. If there some chance there will a possibility to visit Coban Rondo waterfall before Malang city with the height around 84m.

Day 4 : 08.00 Check out from the hotel and transfer to Bromo area in 4h, on the way to Bromo if the weather ok there will a chance to visit Madakaripura waterfall which is different kind of waterfall. For this one will spend 3h extra time because you need to walk for 800m in half an hour for one way by crossing the river and there will be local guide accompany you to reach the spot. Estimated arrive at Bromo area around 15.00 and ready to chase sunset shoot which Bromo mountain as the background, check in to the hotel and overnight.

Day 5 : 02.00 Drive by 4wd to reach viewpoint 1/Kingkong hill for nightscape, the famous sun rising around 04.30 and 06.00 move to the Caldera to visit Bromo mountain by walk 1.2km to reach Bromo peak. Lately 09.00 already at the hotel for breakfast and washing, 10.00 check out from the hotel and drive to Papuma area in 5h to chase sunset with strong wave and many rocks

Day 6 : 08.00 Check out from the hotel and drive to Ijen crater area in 4h, on the way we will bring you to visit Cigar factory and mini plantation where you can shoot for human interest. The cigar factory itself really special because you can see the sorting process to the packaging and the mini plantation itself serve kind of activity like traditional coffee roasting, brown sugar processing, kind of herbs etc there will be 2h additional hour for this activity so estimated arrive to the next hotel lately 15.00. Overnight at the hotel and recharge your energy to hike Ijen Crater. 23.00 Ready drive by 4wd to reach Ijen Crater parking lot in 1.5h.

Day 7 : 00.30 Hike to Ijen crater for 3.3km in 1.5h, 02.00 arrive at the peak of Ijen volcano with altitude 2.400m asl and set the gear for nighscape continuing by down to the bottom of the crater for Bluefire shoot, Bluefire is one of most special nature attraction where you can see Natural gas perfectly blended with the oxygen then produce beautiful blue fire which blowing from earth stomach. This attraction we have it along the year but the visibility only when it’s dark means between 6pm to 4.30am. at the same time you can shoot some photo from the miner who try to get sulfur just next to the gas spring and they will transports it to the parking lot with the weight around 60kg-100kg each person. Estimated back to the parking at 09.00 and back to the hotel for relax. 14.00 drive to Baluran national park, Baluran is the largest savanna Indonesia some people call it the Africa of Java and if you lucky you can get deer, buffalo and peacock in it. Continuing by sunset shoot which Baluran mountain as the background, 18.00 Back to the hotel and overnight.

Day 8 : 08.00 Transfer you to JUANDA airport Surabaya in 7h or to NGURAH RAI airport Bali in 6h and end of our services ( there some possibility to get flight from Banyuwangi city to both of the airport ).

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Photography Trip to Prambanan Dieng Borobudur Bromo Baluran Ijen Photography

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