Ijen Blue Fire Tour – Ijen crater is one of the active volcanoes in the eastern Java region. this special interest tourist destination is rather interesting, besides its very extreme place but the journey to the crater is not an easy journey
But whatever a blue fire or blue lava crater ijen will always be a magnet that will never stop attracting tourists to enjoy its beauty. In addition, blue fire ijen crater is a very rare phenomenon and only a few in the world.
6 p.m. Bali Time
Your trek will take between 1 – 2 hours to reach the top. The route is approximately 3 kilometres which is divided into 3 parts, being 800 meters slightly uphill, 1 kilometre uphill and then 1.2 kilometres flat. During your trek, you can meet some of the strongest men in the world who are sulphur miners. These minors carry the sulphur which weighs around 60 to 80 kilograms with bamboo’s sticks in their shoulder.
Upon arrival at the summit, if the weather is clear, you can see the blue fire and also the Milky Way. You will be guided down to see the blue fire for the best photographs depending on the weather conditions and wind direction as your safety is paramount. From the view point’s, you can take photos of Ijen blue fire, and also the mining activity with the traditional technique using iron sticks and no safety tools for the miner.
You will then get to see the largest acid lake on Java Island, Ijen Crater. It will take around 1 hour to get back down to the bottom. At 7am you will get back to the parking lot for your transfer back to your accommodation.
We’ll meet at 6 p.m. at location of stay Bali (Hotel or Villa). Then we’ll take a meandering evening walk through to Gilimanuk Harbour, and get dinner together.
Estimation time if from Badung to Gilimanuk is 3,5 Hours.
Gilimanuk Harbour (Bali) to Ketapang Harbour Banyuwangi need 1 Hours with Ferry Boat.
3 Hours from Ketapan Harbour to Ijen Parking area
1.30 a.m (Banyuwangi Time) go to Ijen
After enjoy the Amazing Ijen Blue Fire, Breakfast Together at Ijen. And Back to hotel or Villa at Bali.