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Ijen Crater is located on Mount Ijen, located on the border of Bondowoso Regency and Banyuwangi, is one of the unique international tourist destinations, it has a charming sunrise and blue fire, one of the natural phenomena that we can see every night, there are only two blue flames in the world, one in the Ijen crater and another in Iceland. To reach the Ijen crater, we can pass one of two routes, first, the Bondowoso route, we will pass through the town of Bondowo and then through the coffee plantation to the slopes of Mount Ijen. Second, the Banyuwangi route, if you are a tourist from Bali then you should use the Banyuwangi route, each route will meet at a place called Paltuding, from here we will start climbing to the top of the crater.
00:00 am We will pick you up at your hotel or other place in the city of Banyuwangi, a short introduction to our crew. Next we will leave for Paltuding, approximately 2 hours drive, use your time to rest or sleep.
02:00 am Arriving in Paltuding at the foot of Mount Ijen, this place used to be a base camp for traditional sulfur miners before switching to a climbing base camp to the Ijen crater. Please be patient while our crew completes the admission administration and prepares other trekking needs.
02:30 am We will start trekking to Ijen Crater, it takes approximately 1.5-2 hours depending on the stamina and physical strength of the climbers. During this climb you will also meet with traditional miners who have already started their activities. You can ask them about this mining activity.
04:30 am Arriving at the lip of the Ijen crater, from here we will go down into the Ijen crater, this is the only way to be able to see the blue fire of the Ijen crater. Inside the Ijen caldera, you can enjoy the splendor of blure fire, you can also see the miners pick up sulfur and carry it using a bamboo basket. Blue flames will begin to disappear as the sun rises.
05:30 am Next we will go back up to the crater rim and down to Paltuding, it only takes about 1 hour to get down.
07:00 am Rest and breakfast at Paltuding.
08:00 am We will return to Banyuwangi for about 2 hours
10:00 am Tour finishes in Banyuwangi.
- Transportation includes pick up and drop off
- Fuel, toll and parking fees
- Entrance ticket
- Mineral water per person
- Local guide
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- Additional entrance fees for foreign tourists
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