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Point of clarification: the ferry port for Bali, the bus terminal and the train station are all some 8km north of town in Ketapang, though all transport states ‘Banyuwangi’ as its destination.


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$150 Outdoor Activities

Mt. Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali

DAY 01 :Your tour begins in the late afternoon with pickup at your Bali accommodation for the drive to Gilimanuk Harbor in western Bali. When you arrive, board the ferry to cross the sea to Banyuwangi, East Java. The ferry ride is 30 minutes. Upon arrival at the Banyuwangi harbor around midnight, go directly to the starting point of your Mt. Ijen trekking adventure, about one hour away (if you arrive in Banyuwangi Harbor early the driver will take you to the Rest area to wait until the time of Trekking ticket desk is open), From here, receive a tour briefing and your safety equipment, including a flashlight and gas mask, and then begin trekking to the top of the mountain at 1:45am.DAY 02 : Your trek takes between one and two hours to reach the summit along a 1.8-mile (3-km) route that is divided into three parts: 800 meters slightly uphill, 1 km uphill, and then 1.2 km flat. During your trek, you'll encounter some of the world's strongest men—sulphur miners who carry the sulphur, which weighs 132 to 176 pounds (60 to 80 kg), on their shoulders with bamboo sticks.  Upon arrival at the summit around 3:30am, as long as the weather is clear, you can see the 'blue fire' of the Mt. Ijen crater and also spot the Milky Way. Follow your guide for the best photos of the blue fire, depending on the weather conditions and wind direction, as your safety is paramount. From the viewing points, you can also see the mining activity using the traditional technique of iron sticks, with no safety tools for the miner.  Before you head back down, enjoy a light breakfast on top of Mt. Ijen around 6am, or you can eat when you arrive at the parking lot, if you prefer; just tell your guide before trekking. You will also have the chance to see the largest acid lake on Java. It takes about an hour to get back down to the bottom, where you'll be transferred from the parking lot to the Banyuwangi harbor. Around 10am, you'll be back on the ferry to return to Bali, arriving around 11am. Lunch is provided around noon at a local restaurant , After Finish Lunch the Journey Continuoe to Visit Bunut Bolong Tree  is a hug banyan tree with big hole. The Bunut Bolong tree is unique, because you can drive with a large car through the tree , after that visit Rambut Siwi Temple  It sits on a cliff with stunning views over rice fields and the coastal area. There are also two caves that overlook the sea.  and Quick stop in one of Rice field view  on the way back to your hotel, where you'll be dropped off around 4pm or 5pm to end your adventure.

$178 Outdoor Activities

Mount Bromo Sunrise - Mount Ijen Blue Fire 2D1N

Day 123.30 - 03.00 Depart from Surabaya and go to Sukapura Village 03.00 - 04.00 Change transportation to Jeep and Drive to Mount Penanjakan to see the sunrise 04.00 Arrive at the Penanjakan and have a coffe break while waiting the sunrise 04.30 Sunrise at mount Penanjakan 06.00 Drive to Mount Bromo Crater 06.00 - 08.00 Climbing the volcano crater 08.00 - 09.00 See the whispering sand and luhur temple 09.00 - 10.00 Breakfast on the local restaurant 11.00 - 17.00 Drive to the Hotel in Banyuwangi or Bondowoso ( it needs 5 - 6 Hours driving depends the traffic) 14.00 Stop for lunch 17.00 Arrive at the hotel and have some rest Day 2Wake up at 00.00 AM and heading to Mt Ijen‪ 00.00 - 02.30 Drive to Mt Ijen ‬02.30 - 03.00 Climbing Mt Ijen (It needs at least 1,5 hours - 2 hours Climbing) 03.30 - 05.00 Witnessing the Blue Flame and see the sulfur mining. (once the sun rise you can not see the blue flame so that is why we have to go at midnight). 06.00-07.00 Going down from Mt Ijen‪ 08.00 Have a breakfast (the hotel will provide you a Breakfast Box)‬‪ 09.00 - 18.00 Drive to Surabaya

$220 Outdoor Activities

Mount Bromo Sunrise - Mount Ijen Blue Fire 3D2N

Day 1Depart from Surabaya or Malang then go to the hotel in Bromo.‪ *Time (optional as your request/depending at the flight arrival, among 09.00 - 17.00) Day 2 03.00 - 04.00 Wake up early morning then drive to Mount Penanjakan to see the sunrise 04.00 Arrive at the Penanjakan and have a coffe break while waiting the sunrise 04.30 Sunrise at mount Penanjakan 06.00 Drive to Mount Bromo Crater 06.00 - 08.00 Climbing the volcano crater 08.00 - 09.00 See the whispering sand and luhur temple 09.00 - 10.00 Breakfast on the local restaurant 11.00 - 17.00 Drive to the Hotel in Banyuwangi or Bondowoso ( it needs 5 - 6 Hours driving depends the traffic) 14.00 Stop for lunch 17.00 Arrive at the hotel and have some rest Day 2Wake up at 00.00 AM and heading to Mt Ijen‪ 00.00 - 02.30 Drive to Mt Ijen ‬02.30 - 03.00 Climbing Mt Ijen (It needs at least 1,5 hours - 2 hours Climbing) 03.30 - 05.00 Witnessing the Blue Flame and see the sulfur mining. (once the sun rise you can not see the blue flame so that is why we have to go at midnight). 06.00-07.00 Going down from Mt Ijen‪ 08.00 Have a breakfast (the hotel will provide you a Breakfast Box)‬‪ 09.00 - 18.00 Drive to Surabaya / Malang / Ketapang Port

$145 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Ijen Volcano The Blue Fire & Osing Culture Tour From Bali

Leads to an extremely beautiful scenery. On the western part of the crater, a dam was build by nature around hundreds years ago upstream of the Banyu Pahit river. We'll start from your hotel in Bali (Kuta, Seminyak, Nusa Dua, Sanur, or Ubud) between 05.30 – 06.00 PM. Our team will take you to the most western tip of Bali to reach Gilimanuk ferry port by a private car with AC. From the harbor, we will take a ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1 hour to reach Ketapang, the ferry port of Banyuwangi in the most eastern tip of Java Island. Then continue to the slope of Mount Ijen, passing through plantations and rain forest which you only can enjoy the view on the way back in the morning. This is one of the few remaining on the island of Java with giant ferns and plants, big trees, this journey takes approximately an hour from Banyuwangi city. Arriving at the parking area of Mount Ijen. Approximately 2 hours will be required to ascend slope of mount Ijen and reach peak of Ijen Crater. You will enjoy the blue fire and the acid lake with temperature up to 40 degrees in the middle of Ijen crater, the green color of the water will give you spectacular view which surrounding by blue fire where the sulfur miners working around. 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. You will also 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 You 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 local restaurant for having breakfast. Afterward, we will drive to visit traditional custom and culture of Osing traditional village before we back to the Bali island. We will arrive at your Bali hotel in the late afternoon after lunch time. What to bringWarm jacketHiking Shoes Camera

$63 Outdoor Activities

Magnificent Blue Fire Experience Ijen Crater Overland Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ijen CraterOverland Tour From Bali Feel the Experience of Exploring Ijen Crater in East Java and enjoy the blue fire natural attraction, sulfur miner, acid lake and the sunrise from the summit of Ijen MountainDuration: 8 hoursStop At: Tour BanyuwangiEnjoy City Tour of Banyuwangi city and visiting the Osing Traditional VillageDuration: 2 hours

$629 Day Trips & Excursions

Jogja Ijen Tour Package

Day 01: Arrival put your luggages in the hotel and take a city tour in Yogyakarta, visiting Sultan's palace, water castle and museums. We will spend and explore half of Yogyakarta before check in hotel.Day 02: Take adventurous activities exploring the pit cave called 'Jomblang cave' and take another wet activities at Pindul cave. After exploring the two great activities we will drive back to Yogyakarta, but stop at the star's hill to enjoy the sunset panoramic.Day 03: Start early morning to see and enjoy the sunrise from the majestic Buddhist temple "Borobudur temple', take a guided tour with our tour guide, enjoy the coffee-tea and light snacks before visiting other nice spots of: traditional market, coffee home industry, Pawon-Mendut temples and take an offroad Jeep on Merapi volcano. Afterwards, drive back to hotel, free afternoon and evening enjoy the hotel's property.Day 04:  Packing and check out preparation to take a flight to Surabaya and continued to get a flight to  Blimbingsari Airport, banyuwangi. Soon as you arrive at Banyuwangi, our staffs will greet and welcome you, then drive you to the hotel for check in. Afternoon-evening free for the preparation of midnight tour for the blue fire tour.Day 05: jen crater, coffee plantation, coffee factory, a hidden water fall, lunch in the village ( local traditional food ), walks trough the vilage and rice-fields, then... drop to airport Belimbingsari to catch the afternoon flight or drop off Ketapang harbor to cross Bali strait by Ferry.