Ijen Crater tour package for 2 days trip from Malang or Surabaya for Ijen Crater tours with blue fire tours Ijen and including sunrise in Ijen Crater area and then back to Surabaya or Malang
Start from airport, train’s station or hotel in Malang or Surabaya (please let us know where we have to meet you), our staff will meet you then escort you to the small town of Banyuwangi regency where Ijen Crater Located. The journey takes approximately 8-9 hours driving by private car with air conditioned with possible stops en route for having lunch at local restaurant on the way. On this trip, you will pass rural landscape, small city, plantations, rainforest & beaches. Upon your arrival Banyuwangi, you will stay overnight at Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar hotel before enjoy Ijen Crater Trekking on the next morning.
Around at 04:30 in the morning, our vehicle will bring us to the village of Paltuding to reach parking area which is located on the slope of Mount Ijen, passing through plantations and rainforest. This trip will take about 1-1,5 hours driving and on this place is one of the few remaining on the Island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees. Arrive at the parking area of Mount Ijen, approximately 1,5 until 2 hours you 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 sulfate which reflects spectacular view and in the surrounding walls will give the impression like unforgettable thing on your life.
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 job with dangerously condition, but the sulfur mining workers are never give up to earn money for their family life. The sulfur minning workers are one of tales which will you bring to your home and inform it to your children and family as gold experience that where in the part of this world there is dangerously job to support their family life. 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 stop for awhile for visiting plantations (cloves, cocoa), and then continue our trip to escort you back to Surabaya or Malang for about 8-9 hours driving by a private car. On the road to reach Surabaya or Malang, you will pass rural landscape, rice fields, small cities and beaches. TOUR SERVICES FINISHED
Optional program for Blue Fire Tours or Blue Flame Tours in Ijen Crater: 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 12:00pm (midnight) and there will be extra cost for mining worker who will lead us to see blue fire at Ijen Crater (you can pay him on the site). Please check the picture of blue fire at Ijen Crater as attached
Note: If your trip will finish at Airport in Surabaya or Malang, you are required to take a flight leaving from Surabaya or Malang after at 19:00 pm
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Surabaya or Malang & transfer out back to Surabaya or Malang
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for mineral water, parking & highway during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for a tour guide with English speaking (if you would like us to arrange for this trip)
~ Cost for 1 night stay at Ijen Crater Hotel with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
Price is not included:
~ Cost for meals (lunch & dinner during the trip)
~ Cost for optional program as mentioned on the tour program
~ Cost for Entrance tickets at Ijen Crater as mentioned on the tour program
~ Travel insurance, Bar, Laundry, Phone call, Internet, Tipping & other personal expenses
Entrance ticket: 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:
~ Ticket in Ijen Crater is IDR. 100.000 per person on working days & IDR. 150.000 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