Cycling : Yogya Banyuwangi
- 16 Days
Upon arrival at Adisucipto airport of Yogyakarta, your guide will pick you up and then you will directly transfer to Magelang area for aboput 1 hour driving for overnight.
Early morning at 04.30 AM you will be transfer to Borobudur, in the dark of morning, climb up the temple of Borobudur till the top of Arupadhatu. Wait and see for a dramatic and exotic sunrise, also enjoying the beautiful panorama of “thousand hill” surrounds you. Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in Indonesia that was built in 9th century, the temple design follows the Javanese Buddhist Architecture. This huge Buddhist pyramid is the largest Buddhism shrine in Indonesia, and also has one of the largest and most complete ensembles of Buddhis reliefs in the world. From your guide you can learn the Buddha philosophy by exploring the relief on Borobudur temple. From Borobudur, you will also visit Mendut temple, in the same complex with Borobudur. Then back to your hotel for breakfast and freshen up. Then at the appropriate time, check out from your hotel and you will start your Yogyakarta cultural tour by visiting Sultan Royal Palace, ‘Ngasem’ Bird Market, Water Castle (Taman Sari), processing of batik at Batik home industry, and processing of silverware at Kotagede. In the afternoon you will be transfer to your hotel in Yogyakarta area
After breakfast, checking all bikes, make sure all is ready.
Then after lunch time you will start transfer to Prambanan temple, Prambanan is the ninth century Hindu temple compound in Central Java, dedicated to Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Sustainer (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, currently is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, and is one of the largest Hindu temples in south-east Asia. Then visit Ratu Boko, Ratu Boko is an archaeological site known to modern Javanese as Kraton Ratu Boko or Ratu Boko's Palace, Ratu Boko displays attributes of an occupation or settlement site, although its precise function is unknown. If you want to you can stay until sunset time, normally you can have a beautiful sunset view from this point.
Today we will start the cycling out from the city road of Yogyakarta to Wonogiri area. Most of the track will be flat, just a little up and down with a beautiful view along the road. We will be passing the rice field, local farm, and villages, today’s gain will be approximately 79 km in distance.
Arrive to your hotel in the afternoon, check in and rest.
Breakfast at hotel. Then we will start the cycling to Ponorogo (part of East Java). You will start by a constant uphill, then the road will be hilly terrain, up and down, you will not have a chance to get bored today.
The beautiful view will follow along the road. Arrive to your hotel in Ponorogo, then enjoy the rest of the day on your own leisure. Today’s gain will be approximately 70 km in distance.
Today track will be vary from asphalt road, paved road, even dirt road. Uphill almost halfway, then downhill to Tulung Agung.
Today’s gain will be approximately 80 km in distance.
Today’s track will be passing some interesting trails through some plantation. The track wil also vary up and downhill track.
Today’s track will be about 69 km in distance.
Today you will meet uphill track in the beginning, some downhill also, until you reach Batu area. You will be passing some river view, riding under the trees in the forest. From Batu then mostly downhill all the way until you reach Malang. Enjoy the afternoon in this town. 65 km is the distance gain for today.
Today’s magnificent track you will not find in other place. From Malang you will ride to Tumpang area, mostly flat or a little up. Tumpang is the intersection where you will start the constant uphill track until you reach Jemplang intersection. From Tumpang to Jemplang, you will be passing houses, local farm, sugar cane plantation, and the beautiful view of Mt. Semeru in a distance. Mostly you will ride under the trees. From Jemplang then a short downhill until you reach the start of the Sea of Sand of Bromo. We will transfer the bikes by pick up, and you will be riding on a jeep. Enjoying the beautiful panorama along the way, all the way through the sea of sand of Bromo. The end of the sandy road is Cemoro lawang village, you will check in to your hotel in Cemoro Lawang. Today’s ride will be approximately 50 km in distance.
At 03.00 in the early morning you'll be wake up and the Jeep will bring you to the world's most famous view point at Mt. Pananjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera to enjoy the sunrise with its young volcanic including Mt Bromo and an active Mt Semeru in the background. Then the adventure continues to an active Mt. Bromo volcano to climb up 245 steps of stairs to reach the ridge of Bromo Caldera. We will spend sometime here, you can climb up to the highest part of this caldera. Then transfer back to hotel, for breakfast, and you can enjoy the rest of the day free on your own leisure
Cemoro Lawang to Lumajang will be a nice cycling day, mostly downhill. En-route you will pay a visit to the magnificent Madakaripura waterfall, spend some time here then continue cycling to Lumajang.
Today’s ride will be approximately 45 km in distance.
Today we will be cycling to Jember, the track will also vary with ups and down but mostly will be on a flat road and will be quite sunny along the way. We will start earlier, so have several hour cycling before it’s get too hot.
Today’s cycling will be approximately 70 km on the road
Continue riding on the Java North Coastal Road, we will start earlier and also have a lunch break earlier and maybe longer. Then continue to Kalibaru lodge, you can spend the rest of the day free on your own leisure or If you want to you can join a tour to the spicy garden nearby the hotel Todays cycling will be approximately 50 km on the road.
Our last day cycling Java. We will leave Kalibaru early as our destination today is a city by the beach then today will surely be really hot.
The tracks will fully on road with not much of uphill. Arrive to your hotel in the afternoon then after check in the rest of the day is free on your own leisure.
Today’s cycling will be approximately 60 km on the road
After midnight at around 01.00 am you will wake up and then departs to the whole day excursion to Mt. Ijen. Drive for 1 hour through the rain forest to Paltuding area (1,850 m), after obtain permit you will start the first 2 hours trekking to Pondok Bunder (2,214 m), where the sulphur porters weight their load, then another kilometers to the crater rim (2,350 m). Crater shows a special type of volcanic feature common to Indonesia, about 1 km in diameter and 175 meters deep. The floor is covered completely by a warm lake, milky blue green in color, held back by a dam built many years ago by the Dutch, in order to keep the hot mineral, laden water from raining for the crop lands below. In certain part in the crater you will see the blue fire. After sometimes you will climb up to the rim of the crater and enjoying the sunrise light warm you up. Trekking down the mountain and rejoin the coach, back to your hotel for breakfast, and the rest od the day is free on your own leisure.
Today you can enjoy the easy morning on your own leisure, until the appropriate time you will be transfer to the airport for your flight to Jakarta or Surabaya.
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