Kawah Ijen is the only crater in Indonesia which has a natural phenomenon "blue fire". In the world, there are only two places that have the Blue Fire. In addition to Indonesia, there is also a blue fire in Iceland.
Blue fire is happening because of the heat of the crater of Ijen combined with sulfur to create the effect of blue flame on the surface. This phenomenon can only be seen before sunrise.
Trekking to the summit of Mount Ijen to see blue fire began at midnight (around 1:00 dawn) of Pos Paltuding (the last post for all the Ijen crater tour to make the climb) with a long climb to the crater of Mount Ijen 1.5 to 2 hours trekking and so far 3 km.
At sunrise, tourists can see clearly Ijen crater lake. Lake formed from a volcanic eruption about 2500 years ago, has turquoise water. So beautiful. Ijen crater lake is a lake that has a high acidity, and is the largest volcanic lake in the world. With a depth of up to 200 meters and an area of more than 5000 hectares.
The best time to climb Mount Ijen is in the dry season, around May to October, when the early morning until the morning.
14.00 – Pick up at hotel
15.00 – Visit Tanah Lot Temple
18.00 - Arrive at Gilimanuk Harbor
20.00 – Arrive in Banyuwangi and have dinner
23.30 – Ready to go to Mount Ijen and have light breakfast
01.30 – Arrive at Paltuding (Start Point) and Climb Up
03.30 – Enjoy Mount Ijen Blue Fire.
06.00 – Enjoy Sun Rise of Mount Ijen
08.30 – Enjoy Breakfast at local Resto
09.30 – Back to Bali
14.00 – Arrive at Hotel
Price USD 115/Person (minimum 2 persons)
Price inclusion :
1x Light Breakfast(box)
1x Dinner Indonesian cuisine