Malang or Surabaya to Blue Fire Ijen Tours - Banyuwangi 

Java short trip from Malang or Surabaya for visitor who wanna go to Ijen crater to enjoy Blue Fire Ijen Tours and see Ijen crater milky way, blue flame, sunrise and green lake of sulfur in Ijen crater and then finish either at Bus station, Train station, Ferry port or Air port in Banyuwangi  as the last destination

Tour itinerary

Day 01: Malang or Surabaya to Ijen crater area 

  • This trip will be begun around at 16:00 – 18:00 pm either from Malang or Surabaya and then drive for about 8-9 hours by a private car whichs completed by air conditioned to reach to the parking area in Paltuding of Ijen Crater which is well known as a base camp and starting point for Ijen crater trekking and expedition tours.

  • During your trip either from Malang or Surabaya to Ijen Crater you will pass the small cities, rice fields, plantations and beaches. On this tour, you may can ask to the driver to stop on way for awhile for taking pictures if you get interesting place with nice view or for getting the public toilet or having meals, coffee or tea at local restaurant during on your way to Ijen crater

Day 02: Ijen crater hiking with possibility to do blue fire tours and drop off to Banyuwangi

  • Hoping around at 01:00 or 02:00 am (midnight time), we will arrive in the parking area on the slope of Mount Ijen or it is famous as base camp of Paltuding, and from this place we will do climbing Mount Ijen crater for 2 – 2.5 hours to reach to the peak of  Mount Ijen.

  • 02.00-06.00: The preparation and then climbing activities to reach top of Ijen. Hoping around at 04.00/ 04.30 am, we arrived on the top of Ijen cater and fo do observation of the Milky Way + the seeing process of blue fire and if it is needed with your request, we will descend to reach the edge of lake to see blue fire with better and clearer view, then afterward viewing of sunrise on the peak of Mount Ijen and take a rest with an amazing view the green lake of sulfur as natural backgrounds which can forget how tired for the climbing process in Ijen crater

  • 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 sulfur & 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 unforgettable thing with nice view of green lake of sulfur. 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 and 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

  • 06.00-09.00: After enjoyed the Ijen expedition and hiking tour with the amazing scenery of Ijen crater which including: the milky way, blue fire, sunrise and green lake of sulfur in Ijen crater, you are required for descending from Mount Ijen back to the parking area by passing the same paths as you have done when your climbing time. Upon your arrival time in the parking area of Paltuding, our vehicle is waiting for you and we will continue our trip by passing plantations, rural landscapes, rice fields and othe interesting places to reach either to the ferry port, bus station, train station or airport in Banyuwangi as your last destination for this trip with us and then Tour package from Malang or Surabaya for blue fire ijen tours Banyuwangi has finished 

*** Extra info for Ijen crater tour: 
# Blue fire tours in Ijen crater: If the weather is NOT good or you are tired or NOT allowed to do night climbing, it means, you will do the standard Ijen crater tours (basic Ijen crater tour) without seeing the blue fire which will be started from Banyuwangi area around at 02.30 am. Continue to read for terms and conditions of Ijen blue fire tour 

# New regulation for Ijen climbing: There is new regulation for the visitor who wanna climb the Ijen crater. He/ She mush bring the health certificate/ letter which explain the visitor is without ashtma and heart problem. This regulation is valid starts on 6 Jan' 2024 (There was climber died in new year eve period,- cause the heart attack).  You can obtain this certificate/ letter in your country or get it from the hospital or health clinic in Indonesia (where you are now), by the latest on one day before you climb the Ijen crater.


Tour Price INCLUDES:
~ Pick-up service in Malang/ Surabaya
~ Drop off service to Banyuwangi area
~ A private car with AC, driver and fuel
~ Mineral water, parking and fastway fee
~ Tour guide on the trip (depends booking)

Tour Price EXCLUDES:
~ Ijen crater entrance tickets
~ Travel insurance, meals, tipping
~ Other tour programs during the trip 
~ Other personal expenses during the trip 

Entrance tickets: During your trip from Malang or Surabaya to Ijen crater Banyuwangi as stated above, you are required to book/ pay the tickets in advance (online method and we'll inform you later - how can you buy the tickets onlie) with cost as follow;
# Ijen crater ticket fee
  * 100K/ pax on working days 
 * 150K/ pax on weekend - holidays
  * Tiket untuk WNI  lebih murah

Kindly bring: Trekking shoes, warm clothes
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