Ijen Crater located at the border of Banyuwangi regency and Bondowoso regency, it is truely a unique international tourist destination, it has a charming sunrise and amazing blue fire, one of the world natural phenomena and can only be seen in the night, there are only two blue fire in the world, one is in the crater of Ijen and one in Iceland.
To reach Ijen crater, we could pass through one of two routes, first, route Bondowoso, we will pass through the town and next to coffee plantations ended at the slopes of Mount Ijen. Second, route Banyuwangi, if you are a tourists coming from Bali then you should use Banyuwangi route, each route will meet at a place called Paltuding, from here we will start the trekking to the crater of Ijen and enjoy the blue fire.
This tour started from Probolinggo and finished at Banyuwangi, by joining this tour, you will will be invited to watch the amazing blue fire of Ijen crater, you will stay overnight at a home stay in Sempol village at the foot of Mt. Ijen before starting the tour, and on the midnight, Ijen crater blue fire tour will be started. When the tour is done, you will be droped off around Banyuwangi city.
|Min/Max pax||2/10 persons|
|Tour duration||2 Days|
|Package type||Private Tour|
|Schedule||Daily Tour - Everyday available|
|Availability||This tour is available for booking!|
|Departure time||Between 08:00am upto 01:00pm|
|Starting place||Any places in Probolinggo city|
|Ending place||Any places in Probolinggo city|
Itinerary may changes depends to the conditions mentioned in the Term and Conditions.
11:00am We will pick up you at your hotel or any places inside Probolinggo city, take simple introduction with our crew and short brief of the tour. And then driving to Sempol village at the foot of Mt. Ijen, it takes around 5 hours drive.
04:00pm Arrived at Sempol village, check in hotel and free time.
07:00pm Dinner at local restaurant and then free time and overnight.
00:30am We will start this tour, We will head toward Paltuding, it is a main base camp for Ijen crater trekking.
01:00am We will arrive at Paltuding camp at the foot of Mt. Ijen. Take a short rest while arrange the administration entrance for you.
01:30am Start trekking to the crater of Ijen, it takes around 1,5-2 hours depend your stamina and power, during this ascent, we will meet with many traditional miners are starting they daily job. You can make a conversation with them and get to know their life.
03:30am From the crater rim, we should get down into the crater, this is the only way to see the blue fire. Then enjoy the amazing blue fire of Ijen, you can also watch traditional miners are taking sulfurs and carry it in their bamboo basket. The blue fire will also start to fade along with the sun shine.
05:00am Trekking up to the crater rim and then continue going back down to Paltuding, it will be much shorter when you do trekking down.
06:00am Rest and breakfast at Paltuding.
08:00am Transfer to Banyuwangi, it takes around 2 hours drive.
10:00am Finish the tour in Banyuwangi.
Lunch 2nd day
Served in nearest local restaurant
End this tour in Banyuwangi - Ferry harbor
Rent a masker during Ijen crater trekking
You will need it to protect your breathing
Start this tour from your hotel at the foot of Mt. Bromo
Lunch on 1st day
Served in nearest local restaurant
At your hotel
English speaking Tour Guide
Used under group service
If you have any further question about this tour, try find it here!
Where do I can start this tour?
You can start this tour at any places in Probolinggo, could be at your hotel, airport, train station or any other public places inside the city.
Can I start this tour from my hotel at the foot of Mt. Bromo?
Yes with extra charge, you should include this additional service at booking page details.
When is the tour started?
You can start this tour in between 08am up to 1pm everyday, the ideal time to start this tour is on 11am.
How much is the additional cost of entrance ticket fee for foreign tourists?
Please check more details about this point at booking page details
I forgot to add optional terms of additional entrance ticket fee for foreign tourists when booking, what should I do?
On the first day of the tour, our crew will charge you for the additional entrance tickets fee.
What if I want to be picked up at another nearby town?
We added some optional pickup service from other nearby cities with additional cost, find about additional service at the price more option in booking page details.
How do I know that Ijen crater is open for tourist activity on the date of my visit?
For advance information bout this forecast, you can contact our customer services
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