Duration : Approx. 8 – 9 hours
Start Time : 03.00 early morning or 11.00 PM for Blue fire
About 03.00 early morning our staff will pick up you from hotel in Pemuteran area then drive to take you to the most western tip of Bali to reach Ferry port of Gilimanuk by a private car with AC then upon arrival in Gilimanuk harbor, proceed to take ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1hour to reach Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi (in the most eastern tip of Java Island). After that our 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring you 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 Ketapang harbor. 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 sulphate 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 descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escort you to the Bali island with same route and lunch will be served at local restaurant. We will arrive in Bali island or your hotel in the late afternoon.
OPTIONAL PROGRAM (Blue fire):
~ 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 11:00pm (midnight) and there will be extra cost for mining worker who will lead us to see blue fire at Ijen Crater