Day 1: Our crew will be ready to pick up You at the Hotel, Airport, Harbor, Train station or Bus station. Departure from pick up point we will bring You drive for 5h in 4wd vehicle by crossing Jungle and 3rivers to reach Sukamade area, Sukamade is a beach mainly used for Turtle conservation it’s located in Sarongan village located about 97km southern east of Banyuwangi regent which is the only one entrance to Sukamade. Sukamade is part of Meru Betiri National Park and its officially as a national park since 1982 but the conservation facility in Sukamade already started on 1972 means 10years earlier than the National park. Actually there are several animals inside the national park even in small number and it’s completely protected like java tiger, bull, Leopard cat, Wild pig, Black Javanese monkey, deer etc. In this part the government really concern to protect the Turtles. there about 4 kinds turtle which used to come to Sukamade beach to laying the egg, Green sea turtle, Hawksbill turtle, Olive riddle turtle and the occasional leatherback.

Green turtle is most often come to Sukamade beach which almost along the year they come to laying the egg, every night we can found 2-5 turtle and in average they will lay the egg between 70-100 eggs for each turtle then the ranger will dig the egg and bring it to the conservation cabin. Inside the cabin they have same sand from the beach to keep the egg for 40-60 days wait for hatching process, this activity we call it semi natural hatching because when the eggs touched by human or moved from the turtle hole it’s means not pure natural anymore and the reason why the ranger have to move the egg from the beach because so many predator there like Pig and monitor lizard, human was the biggest predator also for them. This system quite helping for the Turtle population because they are really susceptible, when the baby hatched the compare of survived turtle is 1 with 1000. Last 40 years the ranger claims they’ve been monitoring and tagging about 3000 turtles.

After drive 5h you will arrive to the homestay and need to know the homestay is only a basic room for overnight, after diner is the main attraction for the visitors they need to stay on the beach while the ranger looking the turtle spot then when they found some they will call You and it’s most impressive attraction when You see directly the turtle laying their eggs. When you finish just back to the homestay and overnight.

Day 2: After breakfast then ready drive back to Bayuwangi city along the drive with bumpy road you can enjoy the beautiful rainforest and possible for quick stop to see local people when they produce rubber in the morning and stop to see cacao plantation all will become one unforgettable experience for You and our crew will bring you to visit Read Island Beach.

This beach is known as a small hill across the beach with a height of about 200m earthy red that covered by green plants make original color look no further. This hill can be visited by foot only at low tide, this area is one of the places affected by the tsunami waves in the early 90s but over time local residents and forest ministry who has control for this place step by step change appearance beach and the surrounding environment becomes more beautiful and worthy for the visit.

Banyuwangi  regent give fully attention to the development of this tourist area, one of them is by improving the access road to the location. In late 2012, Banyuwangi regency has introduced Red Island Beach to the international world through with some international sports competition event. Red Island white sandy beach stretches three kilometers so it is suitable for family visit but not recommended for swimming, especially the children because the waves were quite high.

The waves in the area of ​​the Red island quite challenging with a height of between 3-5m for sure it’s suitable for people who love with surfing sport and end the tour by drop off You to the hotel or your next destination.

Day 3: 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, the sulphur itself produced by sulphuric gas which blowing every seconds from the  earth stomach then the miners keep the gas into the pipes for the condensation and at the other side of the pipes they just wait for some hours for the process of liquid become frozen sulphur. All were manually there are no machine or high technology, when they get the block of sulphur they will chopping it into smaller peaces to make it easier when they insert to the bamboo basket or plastic sack. They can load 60kg-100kg sulphur into the stuff  then they will transporting it 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. One moment you able to see when women climb up the clove tree only with bamboo ladder for 15mtrs or more without any safety while they pick clove flowers from each brunch then when you pass another corner of the plantation you will smell a familiar aroma a bit like Jasmine flowers but the aroma were from coffee flowers at the same time you can see people harvesting the fresh coffee bean right from the tree, one of an impressive scenery and end the tour by drop off You to the hotel or your next destination.