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 Banyuwangi area, you will stay in Ketapang Indah hotel or similars for a pleasant stay before you do trekking in Ijen Crater tomorrow morning.

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

Ijen crater tour will start at about 5:00 AM, our car will bring us to 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. About 1,5 hours is required to hike Ijen Crater and along the way to go up, you will enjoy the scenery around and natural beauty of the surrounding. 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 the 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 really 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 for escorting you to the next destination, that is Mount Bromo, we will drive for about 5-6 hours. We will pass the local villages, coffee plantation, rice field, and Pasir Putih coastline. You will be invited to have lunch at the local restaurant. Upon your arrival in Mount Bromo area, you will stay in lava view hotel or similar hotel for an enjoyable stay before you do Bromo sunrise tour.


If the weather is good enough and you still have a good condition, you can take Ijen blue fire tour but you are required to leave from your hotel/homestay around 1:00 AM or Midnight. Please check the picture of the blue fire at Ijen Crater on the Internet.


Day 3: Bromo Tour – Surabaya

Mount Bromo tour will start around at 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 on 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 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 where it will lead you to reach a 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 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 Ijen Crater area with a breakfast
  • 1 Night stay in 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
  • The jeep for 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

Price excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance tickets in Mt Bromo ( IDR 230.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 330.000 Saturday – Sunday )
  • Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
  • 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 Ijen Bromo tour from Lovina Bali and booking, please feel free to contact us directly to our Email: Info@javaadventuretrail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 or please fill in the booking form below!

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