Java – the land of volcanoes photography tour, 17 – 23 March 2023

Welcome to the land of volcanoes – Java island. This photography tour is devoted to the highlights of the central Java – from mighty Bromo volcano to tall and beautiful Merapi volcano. A lot of waterfalls, ancient temples and even practising the seascape photography and use of filters in-fileds – this tour has the most concentration of spectacular Indonesia landscape. We will explore Central Java for entire week with the following itinerary, and you will be able to get similar and better images than from my recent scouting trip:

Day 1, March 17

Arrival to Java, Surabaya airport on any flight before 7 p.m. Our driver will pick you up and transfer to our hotel in Trawas (1.5 h transfer). In the evening we have welcome dinner together. It is just a meeting day so you can relax after your flight to Java.


Total price: 4750 USD per person twin share
Single supplement:
750 USD
Maximum Number of Participants: 10

Tour includes:

  • Accommodation double/twin rooms sharing (singles available upon request with single supplement),
  • all meals (three per day) and non-alchohol drinks,
  • all ground transportation during the tour
  • Bromo special tours on a fancy Landcruiser cars
  • photography tuition,
  • entrance fees and all local taxes, except entrance to Borobudur temple.

Not included in the price:

– Airfare to Java
– Local air ticket Surabaya to Yogyakarta
– Visas (if applicable)
– Single supplement
– Entrance to Borobudur temple

What to bring

– DSLR camera with tripod and remote shutter release
– A wide angle lens. For example, Nikkor 14-24 or Canon 17-40. Best lens for use in wide-angle scenes or architecture photography
– A middle-zoom lens such as a 24-70 mm
– A telephoto zoom lens, such as a 70-200 mm.  Be sure to have additional tripod mount to this lens.
– Set of filters for seascape photography: ND 3, 6, 10 stop and CPL filters

Tour leaders



Daniel Kordan

Landscape and travel photographer based in Bali, Indonesia. Partner with Iceland photo tours, instagram @Danielkordan with 1.8 Million followers, Nikon and Gitzo ambassador.


Agung Odi

Travel and Landscape photographer, local guide from Bali.

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