Overland trip from Bali Island to Banyuwangi in East Java is popular tour package with short trip for the tourist who were in Bali to enjoy Ijen crater tours with possibilty to do Ijen blue fire tour. Banyuwangi is known by sunrise of Java and it is located in the most eastern tip of Java Island, and it is best known for its ferry connection from Gilimanuk in Bali to Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi.
This area has a lot more to offer though and it is becoming better known as a visitor destination in its own right. Banyuwangi is also the gateway to some stunning volcanic scenery, such as: Ijen Plateau or Ijen Crater. Banyuwangi is also as well as the main access point to explore the Baluran National Park, world renowned surfing at G-Land (Grajagan), the remote area of Alas Purwo National Park and Sukamde Beach in Meru Betiri National Park
Our staff will pick you up from your hotel or airport in Bali then take you to the most western tip of Bali for about 3-5 hours driving by private car with AC to reach Gilimanuk ferry port in the most western tip of Bali Island, and then upon arrival time in Gilimanuk, we will proceed to take a ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1-1.5 hours to reach Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi which is located in the most eastern tip of Java Island. The trip goes through the rural landscapes of West Bali and in the afternoon, we will arrive in Ketapang ferry port – Banyuwangi, East Java
Upon your arrival in Ketapang ferry port – Banyuwangi, we will escort you directly to your hotel or accommodation in Ijen Crater area or if the weather is good enough on your arrival time in Ketapang ferry port, you will have a chance to do optional tour program for Banyuwangi explore tours before we reach to your hotel or accommodation in Ijen Crater area. On this date you will overnight at Hotel in Ijen Crater area before you enjoy Ijen Crater Trekking Tours on the next morning.
About at 04:30 in the morning, our 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring us 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 hotel by private car. 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 sulfate where reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to 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 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 Mount Ijen and then you will descend the slope of Mount Ijen until parking area for vehicles where our vehicle is waiting to escort you back to your hotel or accommodation for breakfast, take shower, packing bag into the vehicle and then, we will continue our trip to take you out to train station, bus station, ferry port or airport in Banyuwangi which is located in the most eastern tip of Java Island as your last destination for this tour package
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Bali & transfer out to Banyuwangi
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
~ Cost for mineral water, highway & parking during the trip
~ Cost for a ferry from Bali to Java Island as mentioned on tour program
~ Cost for a tour guide with English speaking (it is depend on your reservation for this trip)
~ Cost for 1 night stay in Ijen crater area with breakfast (if you choose one of the hotels list from our website)
Price is not included:
~ Cost for travel insurance, bar, laundry, phone call, internet, yipping
~ Cost for entrance ticket in Ijen crater & meals (lunch & dinner during the trip)
~ Cost for optional program during the trip as mentioned on the tour program
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
(Note: 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
Additional information: If the weather is good and you still have enough time during this tour package, you will have a chance to do optional tour programs, such as: Banyuwangi Explore Tours & Blue Fire Ijen Tours with extra cost as mentioned detail on the attachment