mount ijen, east java



Day 1: Pick up service from Bali – Hotel in Ijen Crater area

ferry to java from baliBali to Ijen Crater will start at 11:00 AM (Balinese timezone), our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Lovina, Bali. Then you will drive to Gilimanuk Ferry Port, it will take about ±2 hours. Afterward, you will take the ferry for about an hour to reach Ketapang Ferry Port (Java side) and we will escort you to your hotel in the Banyuwangi area, you will stay in Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar for a pleasant stay before you do trekking in Ijen Crater tomorrow morning.

Day 2: Ijen Crater Tour – Hotel in Mount Bromo area

The Ijen crater tour will start at about 5:00 AM, our car will take us to the Paltuding area. Paltuding is the parking area where all visitors start their trekking to Ijen Crater. Paltuding has an altitude of about 1850m, and the distance from her to the top of Ijen Crater (2386m) is about 3 km. We will drive for about an hour from your hotel to Paltuding and upon your arrival in Paltuding, you have to prepare anything before you do the trekking.

If the weather is good enough and you still have a good condition, you can take the Ijen blue fire tour but you are required to leave from your hotel/homestay around 00:30 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.


About 1,5 hours is required to hike Ijen Crater and along the way to go up, you will enjoy the scenery and natural beauty of the surroundings. Upon your arrival at the peak of Ijen Crater with an altitude of about 2385 m. You will be amazed at the enchanting panorama of Ijen Crater; it has a lake of acid water where the water changes to be turquoise color. The view will be so picturesque when you take a photo from above the crater. Besides the view, you will see the sulfur miners where they go down into the crater to take the yellow sulfur rock and climb back up by passing a dangerous path on the edge of Ijen Crater with the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is a dangerous and hard job. After enjoying the enchanting scenery at Crater of Ijen Crater then we will go down to the parking area where our car is waiting to escort you to the next destination, that is Mount Bromo, we will drive for about 5-6 hours with stops for lunch or minimart.


Day 3: Bromo Tour – Surabaya

The Mount Bromo tour will start around 3:30 AM (when you come to Mount Bromo on the weekend, we have to start the tour earlier), the jeep will bring you to the most famous viewpoint in the Mount Bromo area. That is Penanjakan Hill, from the hill we can see the best sunrise in East Java with mountains and volcanoes as a background. Afterward, the jeep will continue your Bromo trip to reach the sea of sands in the Mount Bromo area. We will stop at the parking area then you will cross the sea of sands by riding a horse or on foot (it is optional) till reaching the stairs at the slope of Mount Bromo which will lead you to reach the peak of Mt. Bromo. After enjoying the volcanic activity on the top of Mount Bromo, you have to go back to your jeep then the jeep will bring you back to a hotel for breakfast. Afterward, we will continue our trip to the Surabaya area (Train station, Hotel, or Airport) and the trip will take about 3-4 hours.



Price is in IDR and includes:

  • Pick up service from Lovina, Bali, and transfer out to Surabaya
  • 1 Night stay in the Ijen Crater area with a breakfast
  • 1 Night stay in the Mount Bromo area with a breakfast
  • Private land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
  • Mineral water during the trip
  • Private English-speaking guide for 3 days
  • The jeep for the Mount Bromo tour
  • Cost for parking during the trip
  • Cost for an optional tour of Bluefire in Ijen Crater
  • Cost for the gas mask in Ijen Crater
  • Cost for ferry from Bali to Java island
  • Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo & Ijen Crater

Price excludes:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Bar, laundry, phone calls, and the internet
  • Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip
  • Tipping (gratuity) for guide and driver (recommended)

For further information about the Ijen Bromo tour from Lovina Bali and booking, please feel free to contact us directly by Email at / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 or please fill in the booking form below!

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