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Duration : Approx. 8 – 9 hours   |  Start Time : 03.00 early morning or 11.00 late evening for Blue Fire

About 03.00 in the morning our staff will pick you up from hotel in Pemuteran area then drive to take you to the most western tip of Bali to reach Ferry port of Gilimanuk by a private car with AC then upon arrival in Gilimanuk harbor, proceed to take ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1hour to reach Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi (in the most eastern tip of Java Island). After that our 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring you to the village  of Licin  and  then  continue to  the slope of Mount Ijen, passing through plantations  and  rainforest. This is one of the few remaining on the Island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees, this journey takes approximately 1 hour from the Ketapang harbor. Arrive at the parking area of Mount Ijen, approximately 1 until 1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of mount Ijen to reach peak of Ijen Crater and along the path, you will enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air & shady. Resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2883 meters and enjoy best panorama of the lake of sulphate where reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to give the impression like doom. The sulfur mining workers go down into the crater and  climb  back  up  by  passing  dangerous  path  on  the  edge  of  Ijen  Crater  with  the  load  as  much  as  80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous & hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen as one of God’s amazing creation. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as a proof that you have visited one of the most amazing places  on  earth. After  enjoyed the natural scenery at Crater  of  Ijen  and  then  descend  the  slope  of  Mount  Ijen  until  vehicles  parking  area  where  our  vehicle  is waiting for escort you to the Bali island with same route and lunch will be served at local restaurant. We will arrive in Bali island or your hotel in the late afternoon.

OPTIONAL PROGRAM (Blue fire) :

~ If the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to see blue fire & sunrise at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave from the hotel around at 11:00pm (midnight) and there will be extra cost for mining worker who will lead us to see blue fire at Ijen Crater

Inclusions :

  • Land transportation from hotels in areas of Pemuteran and Pejarakan Village to embarking point in Banyuwedang Beach and return to hotels
  • Ferry crossing tickets
  • Jeep for Ijen crater tour
  • Bottled drinking water [2 bottles of medium-sized]
  • Lunch at local restaurant with 1 Juice or soft drink
  • Entrance fees and donations
  • English speaking guide