Ijen Crater is an acidic crater lake that located at the top of Mount ijen, the deep of the lake is around 200 meters and the large of crater area is around 5,466 hectares. The Blue fire phenomena is main attraction in Mount Ijen, Blue fire can only be seen by human eye when there is no light, Therefore the ideal time to see blue fire is in the night. From Ijen Crater , we can see views of other mountains like Mount Merapi, Mount Raung, Mount Suket and Mount Rate.
Ijen Crater Tour Program
We will pick you up at your hotel in Bali around at 6 am, we can pick you up in Canggu Bali then we drive to Gilimanuk harbor that located in western tip of Bali for about 4 hours ( depend on the location of your hotel ). Afterward we cross to Banyuwangi Pier in java island for about 1,5 hours by ferry. Arrive in Banyuwangi Pier , Our driver will bring you to slope of Mount Ijen is known as Paltuding or post 1 to start trekking in Ijen Mountain.
The journey will take around 1,5 hours driving by private car, on this road you will pass rain forest and many plantations which is one remaining raining forest in Java Island with many species of plants, big trees and giant ferns. We need around 1,5 hours for ascending the slope of mount ijen to reach peak of ijen crater and along the path, you will enjoy the beauty of Ijen Mountain.
After reach peak of ijen crater, we will go down to the crater to see blue fire phenomena that we can see it during the night, the blue fire phenomena is caused by combustion of sulfuric gases, those gases emerge from cracks in the volcano at high pressure and temperature when they come in contact with the air , they ignite, sending flames up to 3 -5 meters.
We can see the activities of sulfur miners who breaks rock of sulfur with simple tools and put in baskets of bamboo, they will go up to the reach peak of crater bring basket of bamboo that full of sulfur as much as 75 kg on their shoulder.
We can also enjoy beautiful green lake of sulfate that view reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls. After enjoy the beauty of ijen crater we walk down back to parking area where our car waiting us to back to your hotel in Bali island, on the way we can stop in local restaurant for breakfast and also we can stop in coffee plantation and jager waterfall.
Resume Tour Itineray
- We will pick you up in Bali Island
- We drive to Gilimanuk Harbor that located in western part of Bali Island
- After arrive in Glimanuk Harbour we cross to Java island by ferry around 1 hours
- Arrive n ketapang harbour , we continue drive to Ijen parking area
- We start climbing Ijen Mountain at around 2 am
- We will walk around 3 km and it need around 1,5 hours
- After that we go down to the floor of the Crater to see Blue fire phenomena
- We can see the biggest mining of sulfur with activities of miners who break sulfur and bring it with basket of bamboo
- After enjoy beautiful green lake,sunrise and beautiful view we back to our car in parking area
- We go to local restaurant for breakfast and we will take you to Bali
- Arrive in Bali program finish
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Price included Tour Package
- Cost of private car
- Cost of ferry ticket
- Cost of Full of petrol
- Cost of Local trekking guide speaking English
- Cost Entrance ticket in ijen crater
- Cost of Gas mask and lamp
- Cost of Breakfast in local restaurant
- Cost of Pick up and drop service
Price excluded Tour Package
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Meal ( lunch and dinner )
The rule to make tour in Ijen Crater
- The Ijen Crater is not allowed for traveler who has asthma
- The ijen crater is not allowed for traveler who has heart disease
- The ijen crater is not allowed for travelers who has a serious medical issue
- Not recommended for pregnant visitors
- Not recommended for visitors who has back problem
- Please check the fit and healthy before making tour in Kawah ijen