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Bromo Photography Adventure and Workshop

Wed 22 to Mon 27 March 2023

Day 1-

  • Airport pick up and drive to Dreamland hotel at Ijen volcano area +/-6hours driving on a Minivan. At 12pm have lunch at the local restaurant. On the way we shall stop for some portraits and cultural photography. Dinner at Lestari restaurant at 7pm . Hotel check in and early rest as we have to wake up early for sunrise the next morning. Spend 1st Night at Dreamland Hotel, on a Double room.

Day 2-

  • At 12.30 am wake up and drive to Paltuding +/-1.5hours to catch blue fire & the Sunr ise, Human interest portraits and Miners work scenes at Ijen sulphur volcano. Once reached the Volcano area we have to walk 4km (2 km steep terrain & 2km flat terrain) which takes up to 1.5 hours to Ijen peak. Then trek down to the Ijen crater for hunting the blue fire. For those who are not comfortable with walking, the local miners can provide a special transport called “Trolley” that is used to transport sulphur, which also can carry a person up to the volcano. After the Sunrise, we shall spend the day at the Ijen Volcano to taking photos of the sulphur miners while working to Dig the Sulphur, and at 8 am trek up to the Ijen peak with breakfast box from the Hotel. As we stay the full day on the Ijen volcano top, we will provide tents and food for the rest time during the day. Lunch consist of French toast and Fruit salad rojak manis relaxing in the tent or take a nap. Sunset shoot will be accompanied with pop mie or fried noodle with fried egg and banana for dinner. After dinner hunt for the Milky-way and the star trails. After the night shooting, at 10pm we shall descend to the parking area and return by Minivan to the Hotel in 1.5 hours. Night at Spend 2nd Night at Dreamland Hotel, in a Double room.

Day 3-

  • Check Out at 9am ,after Breakfast we transfer to Bromo area for a 5-hour drive on the Minivan. We shall stop for lunch 1hour Lunch to a local restaurant. At 5PM Check In at Lava View Hotel in Bromo with the best view in the area. We shall take Sunset photoshoot at Mentigen point and drive back to the hotel, after Dinner we shall proceed with Milky-way photoshoot at a villager's house with plantation view. At 11Pm drive ack to the Hotel. Spend 3rd Night at Lava View Bromo hotel. Deluxe Room with a view.

Day 4-

  • At 3 am Enjoy a Jeep drive to the Penanjakan viewpoint, around 45minutes for a Sunrise. After Sunrise return to the hotel for breakfast and relst. Lunch at the hotel. In the Afternoon we shall visit the Tengger tribe at the Tenggerese house for some Portrait and Human interest photography. We shall also look for some farmers and local people for portraits. At 3PM drive to the Sunset and the Milky-way star trails at Seruni point. At 10PM return to the hotel for dinner and sleep. Spend 4th Night at Lava View Bromo hotel; Deluxe Room with a view.

Day 5

  • At 3am Drive with the Jeep to catch the Sunrise at Seruni point. We walk +/-700m and the walk upstairs +/-300m. to wait for the sunrise at Seruni point. At 7AM walk down and drive ton the hotel for breakfast. At 10AM drive to the horse man kitchen for more cultural photography. After at 12 Noon drive to a local cafe for lunch and drive back to hotel for some rest. At 4 pm drive to the Sunset and Milky-way photography at the Perahu hill. +/-45minutes At 9pm drive to the small cafe or local restaurant for dinner and drive back to hotel. Spend 5th night at Lava View Bromo hotel. Deluxe Room with a view.

Day 6

  • At 3AM We shall visit the Mount Bromo area with Jeep followed by Horse riding (+/-700m.) and walk 200 steps (+/-300m.) up to Mount Bromo’s crater to enjoy and photograph the amazing view. At 7AM walk down and drive bak to the hotel for breakfast. Hotel check out and relaxing massage and then drive to the Airport for flight back to Singapore. ~End of the photography trip ~

Day 7

  • Next Sundayat 9AM till 6PM photography workshop at Studio 109 Desker Road. We will e editing together a Multi-row Panorama/HDR Blended on time from one of the Sunrise or Sunset shots in Bromo. You can edit your own photos or I will provide the RAW files.

Package includes:

  • Transport, Fuel, highway tolls, Driver (3xJeeps in Bromo)
  • Food and accommodation; 5x Breakfast, 6x Lunch, 5x Dinner
  • Entrance tickets
  • 4xTrolley to transport gear at Ijen, 3xTents at Ijen, Mattresses, Gas masks, Mineral water during the Ijen trip. Permit for Ijen photography
  • Porters to transport the gear up to the view points in Bromo.
  • Full photography workshop editing together; Multi-row Panorama/HDR Blended on time.


Hotel on sharing room basis (1room for 2 persons)

bold textCost of this trip 1,690.00 SGD/person. bold textAll inclusive (except the flight from Singapore to Surabaya)

Recommended flight; Singapore Airlines Departing: Wed 22 Mar 2023, 0750hrs: SINGAPORE to SURABAYA Returning: Mon 27 Mar 2023, 1840hrs: SURABAYA to SINGAPORE