Banyuwangi night trip to Ijen Crater is popular tour package for Blue fire ijen tours in Ijen Crater, East Java to see blue fire or blue flame including milky way & sunrise at Ijen Crater and then to Bromo for Bromo sunrise tours and then to Surabaya or Malang as last destination for your trip in East Java, Indonesia
Around at 24:00 pm (midnight in Java time), our staff will meet you at the places which are located nearby Ijen Crater area, such as ferry port Ketapang in Banyuwangi, train station in Banyuwangi, Bus station in Banyuwangi or Hotel in Banyuwangi or Bondowoso. Afterward we will continue the trip for about 1 – 1,5 hours driving to reach parking area on the slope of Mount Ijen and from this place, we will do climbing Mount Ijen Crater for about 1,5 – 2 hours to reach peak of Mount Ijen. If the weather is good enough, you will see Milky way.
From the top of Mount Ijen, you are required to descend to reach area of Crater to see the blue fire or blue flame at Ijen Crater and you will be accompanied by sulphur mining worker & our staff who are expert with the paths on the Ijen Crater. The blue fire in Ijen Crater is ignited by sulphuric gas, which emerges from cracks with temperatures up to 600 degrees Celsius (1,112 degrees Fahrenheit) and the flames can be up to 5 meters (16 feet) high. Some of the gas condenses to liquid and is still ignite with blue color which flow on the cracks of land. It is the largest blue flame area in the world and local people refer to it as 'blue fire"
After enjoy spectacular view of Blue Fire in Ijen Crater, we will ascend back to the top of Ijen Crater to see Sunrise and afterward, you will see also green lake of sulphur & mining worker activities. Resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2883 meters and enjoy best panorama of the lake of sulfate 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 you will descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting to escort you back to the City of Banyuwangi with stop for awhile to visit plantations (cloves, cocoa),
Afterward, we will continue our trip to reach to Mount Bromo for about 5 – 6 hours driving by a private car. Upon arrival in Mt Bromo, you will stay overnight and having dinner at the hotel where located on the rim of tengger region before you enjoy Sunrise and Bromo Tours on the next morning.
At 3:30 am, the 4WD (JEEP) will bring you to Mount Pananjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera as known as view point to see sunrise with its young volcanic including Mount Bromo and an active Mount Semeru as background. If it is not foggy, the sunlight when the sunrise will play light shadow which it come up from the sidelines of the mountains and it will give impression like unforgettable thing on mind & heart as a creation from the God
Afterward, our jeep will bring us to continue our trip to reach the parking area of 4WD vehicle (jeep) by passing the amazing view on the slope of Mt. Bromo, then from parking area you are required to cross seas sand on the slope of Mt. Bromo by horse riding or on foot (it is optional) till reach the stairs up (more than 250 stairs) at the slope of Mt Bromo which it will lead you to reach peak of Mt Bromo. After enjoy nice view in Mt. Bromo and around at at 08:00, we will escort you back to the hotel for having breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into the vehicle and then transfer you out to Surabaya or Malang area and it will take about 3-4hours. TOUR’S SERVICES FINISHED
Optional tour program to see Milky Way in Mount Bromo area: If the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to do optional tour program for Milky Way Tours in Bromo area. This trip will be begun at midnight time from your hotel in Bromo (around at 1:30 or 02:00 am) and we will use 4WD vehicle or jeep to reach the place which is best point to see Milky Way in Mount Bromo area. If you are interested to do this trip, you are required to inform us in advance & there will be extra cost to do this optional tour program as attached
Optional tour program when you leave from Mount Bromo area: If you still have enough time & the weather is good enough, you will have a chance to visit Madakaripura waterfall during the way from Mt Bromo to Malang or Surabaya but for entrance tickets & local guide at Madakaripura waterfall will be your own cost. Please check the picture of Madakaripura waterfall as attached:
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Banyuwangi & transfer out to Surabaya or Malang
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for highway, parking, jeep for Bromo Tours & Mineral water during the trip
~ Cost for a tour guide with English speaking (if you would like us to arrange it for this trip)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Bromo area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
Price is not included:
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen Crater area with breakfast
~ Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater & Bromo as mentioned on the tour program
~ Horse riding at cross seas sand of Mt Bromo but you can do it on foot (it is optional)
~ Travel insurance, Bar, Laundry, Phone call, Internet, Tipping & other personal cost
~ Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for optional tour program as mentioned on the tour itinerary
Entrance tickets: You are required to pay entrance tickets during your trip by yourself and please show your id card. Cost for entrance tickets are mentioned below:
~ Entrance ticket in Ijen Crater is IDR. 100.000 per person on working days & IDR. 150.000 per person on public holidays
~ Entrance ticket in Bromo is IDR. 227.000 per person on working days & IDR. 327.000 per person on public holidays
Additional information: Indonesian citizen will get cheaper cost for entrance ticket as a local people
What items you should bring: Comfortable shoes for trekking, warm clothes, simple mask & flashlights