HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI – IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI
At about 00:30, our car will bring us to Paltuding (the Parking area before you start the trekking). This journey takes approximately 1H30M hours from the hotel in Banyuwangi and you will be arriving at the parking area of Ijen Crater, around 2:00 then you will 1H30M to ascend the slope of mount Ijen to reach the peak of Ijen Crater but to see the blue flame we need to climb the crater down around 30 minutes (sport and hiking shoes required). When you arrived at the bottom of the crater of Ijen Volcano, you will see the amazing view of the Blue flame, everybody said, it is the only two in the world (only in Ijen Crater and Ethiopia).
When the sun rises, you will be invited to climb the crater to enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air & shade. Rest on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2385 meters and enjoy the best panorama of the lake of acid water which reflects the spectacular view in the surrounding walls that gives the impression of doom. The sulfur miners go down into the crater and climb back up by passing a dangerous path on the edge of Ijen crater with a load of as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders, this is a dangerous and hard job. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as proof that you have visited one of the most amazing and dangerous places on earth. After enjoying the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen until the vehicle’s parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escorting you to the plantations (coffee and clove). Afterward, we will be back at your hotel in Banyuwangi.
TIMETABLE OF THE ITINERARY:
00:30: Start driving to Paltuding (the Start Point of the Trekking)
02:00: Trekking to Ijen Crater/Kawah Ijen/ Mount Ijen
The trekking will take about 1 – 2 hours, depending on your fitness. Upon your arrival at the top of the crater, you will be invited to see the most famous natural phenomenon of blue fire. But to see closer, you must go down into the crater of Kawah Ijen. It’s pretty dangerous, so if you feel doubt to go down, we suggest staying on the top while waiting for the sunrise. (Note: Go down to the crater is not allowed by the Ijen Park, but if you want to go, it will be your own risk, so we recommend listening to our guide when you go down to the crater)
05:30: Sunrise Time
07:00: Go down to the parking place
08:00: Driving back to the Banyuwangi town
THE PRICE DETAILS:
IDR 1,300,000 for 1 person (good price for solo traveler)
IDR 800,000 /person (for 2 participants)
IDR 700,000 /person (for 3 participant)
IDR 600,000 /person (for 4 participants)
IDR 550,000 /person (for 5 participants)
IDR 500,000 /person (for 6-10 participants)
Important note: there will be an additional cost for a weekend or public holiday departure.
It’s only 50.000 IDR per person
PRICE IS IN IDR & INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from and transfer out to your accommodation in the Banyuwangi area
- Mineral water and English-speaking guide
- Gas mask
- Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater
- Travel insurance
- Tipping & other personal costs
THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRIP;
The temperature: the temperature in Ijen Crater is about 5-15 degrees Celsius, the windier the colder!
The things that you should bring during the trip:
- a pair of good walkable shoes; trekking shoes, running shoes, hiking shoes
- warm clothes (long pants, scarf, jacket, some type of hoody)
- a raincoat and wet tissues (you can buy during our stops at gas stations or minimart)
- a cap or a hat
- a small backpack to carry items up the volcano;
- personal ID card (or copy)
Important things that you must read before you book the tour:
- Your insurance for this tour is your own responsibility.
- Any alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited during the whole trip.
For further information and booking, please feel free to contact us directly at our Email: Info@javaadventuretrail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876, or please fill in the booking form below!