1 DAY TOUR IJEN CRATER FROM BANYUWANGI
The ijen crater is the world’s largest acidic water lake containing 27.5 million m³ of turquoise water located in Java. This lake is the largest reservoir of hot and acid water on Earth. Ijen Crater is located above the top of Ijen Volcano which is an active volcano located on the border between Banyuwangi and Bondowoso districts, East Java, Indonesia. This mountain has an altitude of 2,386 meters from the depth of the sea with a calallifer wall height of 500 meters with a total crater area of 5466 hectares and a crater depth of 200 meters.
Ijen crater There is also a phenomenon of Blue Fire that there are only two in the world that is in Ijen and Iceland Crater, Blue Fire or true blue fire is the result of a reaction of natural gas that meets with oxygen at a certain temperature. The phenomenon of blue fire is formed due to the chemical reaction contained in the crater of the ijen. Blue Fire is a chemical process of sulfur combustion that is found in the mount ijen. The cause of the phenomenon of the occurrence of blue fire which is triggered by the burning of methane gas by the geothermal seepage from the earth’s stomach reaches about 600 degrees Celsius
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Banyuwangi area or Train Station then go to the village of Licin and then continue to the slope of Mount Ijen by 4 WD Vehicle car, this journey takes approximately 1 hour from Banyuwangi city area by 4 WD Vehicle. Arriving 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 dangerous job. Here also, You will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen as one of God’s amazing creation. After You 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 then escort you back to the City of Banyuwangi or to your original hotel in Banyuwangi area or Ketapang Harbour.