From Bali to Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta
With something to see at every nook and corner, numerous places to get perfect vacation pictures and rich heritage and culture, the Indonesian islands are some of the most sought-after places for a complete holiday experience. Even though Bali is the most popular place here, Java is another popular island located somewhere between Bali and Sumatra. This island, dotted by several volcanoes including Ijen and Bromo, is also popularly known as the economic center of Indonesia. Although it is only the fourth largest island in the country, it contains more than half of its population. From Bali to Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta tour gives you new experiences when you visit Dewata Island and want to explore Java island as well. Java has a rich cultural heritage and volcanoes as well which spread all over the Island. One of the famous volcanoes is Mount Ijen, because it has the rare phenomenon of volcanoes.
Ijen is a collection of volcanoes famous for trekking and sulphur mining activities. Mount Bromo is one of the most popular active volcanoes of Indonesia, deriving its name from the Hindu god Brahma. Yogyakarta is the center for art and cultural heritage and is also the capital of the special region of Yogyakarta in Indonesia. Get the best of Yogyakarta Bromo Ijen Bali Tour price and packages with us as you plan a magical vacation for yourselves.
The Ijen Bali Tour
Going from Bali to Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta tour, the first stop is Ijen, which is a group of active but quiet volcanoes in East Java. It is also popularly known as the blue fire volcano as at night, the bottom of the crater of the volcano spits out a blue fire, which is a highly unnatural and unique phenomenon. The ‘blue fire’ as the locals popularly refer to it as is basically sulphuric gas ignited from the cracks due to high temperatures.
At the same time, there is an acidic crater late surrounding the volcano, which is a site for sulphur miners. You can either hire an Indonesian tour company like ours or go with local guides, but it is always a good idea to have some local help while visiting this place. The trek usually starts at midnight so that the tourists can get the best view of the blue fire at around 3 am in the night.
Another one of the active volcanoes of East Java, Mount Bromo is also a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, which is a very popular tourist destination in Indonesia. The most awaited and popular part of the Mount Bromo tour is waiting for the sunrise over the mountain and the sea of sand. The beauty of the sunrise view is irresistible and definitely should not be missed. While travelling from Bali to Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta, it is important to note that this place is of major relevance to the Hindus as it derives its name from the name of a Hindu god Brahma. The best time to visit is early morning.
It usually takes one or two days to take in the beauty of the place, including the sunrise and the crater itself. The most famous viewpoint for sunrise here is Penanjakan 1 and if it gets too crowded, you can also go to popularly called Love Hill and King Kong Hill. Teletubbies Hill and Whispering Sand Dune are two popular landmarks here that gained popularity because of being featured in television and movies. If you wish to explore the traditions of Indonesia in-depth, the surrounding villages for Mount Bromo including Ngadas and Gubugklakah will provide you with a fir idea. They also have some good homestay options for tourists.
Yogyakarta, also known as Jogjakarta or Jogja in short, is the perfect place to visit in Indonesia, especially if you are visiting Indonesia for the first time. The Borobudur temple, recognized by UNESCO, and Mount Merapi, an active volcano in the vicinity of Yogyakarta, are the two most popular tourist destinations here. You can also relax in the nearby villages, learn Bahasa, the Indonesian native language, and observe the life of the locals to understand the place better.
Yogyakarta itself is mostly popular for its fine Javanese art and culture. Another recognized UNESCO world heritage site, Prambanan temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is popular for gorgeous sunsets. Pottery, handmade souvenirs, making hand puppets, visiting jewelry workshops, and afternoon strolls are the most popular activities in and around Yogyakarta. As a tourist, you should definitely try your hands on some of these activities while you tour from Bali to Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta on your trip to Indonesia.
*Also read this article: How to get from Bali Ijen Crater: Simple Tips for Backpacker
How to travel?
The travel from Bali to Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta is not a difficult one, especially if you take an all-inclusive tour package that includes these places at the best prices. The charming and beautiful views of Ijen, Bromo, and Yogyakarta are accessible via car, bus, and plane. In order to not get tired during your travel, make sure you get proper rest at every destination by planning for appropriate accommodation. You can plan a flexible itinerary based on your convenience by the tour company. The company will also make sure that you are able to make the most of the experience with the help of their local knowledge and anecdotes.
- Given that most of these places involve a moderate to a high level of difficulty trek, it is recommended that if you have any breathing issues like asthma, you should not be visiting any of these places at least for the trek
- Be prepared for any sort of unexpected surprises that nature could throw in your way. To be safe, respect the power of nature as the weather is highly unpredictable in these places
- There are not any rest stops on the way of the trek. So make sure to be prepared for long stretches without any facilities
- Wear comfortable shoes and clothes and carry all your essentials like torches, protection masks etc for your safety
The islands of Indonesia are filled with water sports, traditional ceremonies, rich cultural practices and some spectacular natural sights and entertainment options. If you are planning to visit Indonesia, do not miss out on places like Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta in addition to the most popular destinations like Bali. Check out the Tour Package before making your bookings so that you can plan your tour accordingly. When a person plans a holiday, they look for the best places with the best of facilities within the most economical prices possible. Explore Indonesia with us as you book your tour from Bali to Ijen Bromo Yogyakarta and get the best luxury deals for the perfect vacation.