best time to visit ijen crater

BEST TIME TO VISIT IJEN CRATER – Ijen Crater is one of the most famous volcano with the biggest crater lake in Indonesia even in Asia. Ijen Crater is one of the most active volcano that every day it spews the sulfuric smoke from its hole. This volcano has turquoise crater lake that make your picture becomes epic and wonderful.

To visit this volcano, you can go from Surabaya, Malang, Yogyakarta, Bali or even Malaysia. Because Banyuwangi has the direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Banyuwangi in the specific day in a week.

Bali becomes the closest one to visit this volcano, especially if you are staying in Northen part of Bali, such as Lovina Beach area, Pemuteran Area, Banyuwedang area. You just need to drive to harbor at least an hour from Lovina and 30 minutes only from Pemuteran and Banyuwedang. Then you can take a ferry to Java, the ferry will take about an hour away. PS. The weather in the harbor is not always good, sometimes the operator of the ferry must delay the ferry for a while due to the strong current and windy. Ask the local tour oprator about the newest information in the harbor.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: The best day to visit this volcano is one the dry season, mostly it starts from April until beginning of November. Those months are the best time to visit Ijen Crater.

WORST TIME TO VISIT: Start from end of December until March, there will be more raining that will start from Morning until night.

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Nowadays, the season seems unpredictable, rainy and dry season sometimes come together. It’s kind of weird weather. As a local operator for Ijen Crater Tour, we have responsibility to inform our customers about the newest weather in the specific month. So, if you want to know the weather in Ijen Crater with better and valid information, you can contact us by email us on or send us message on +6287755920876 instead of checking the online weather forecast.


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