Ijen Crater: Indonesia's Hidden Gem and Geological Marvel

Ijen Crater Blue Fire Tour: Witness a Natural Wonder from Bali

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to witness the mesmerizing blue flames of the Kawah Ijen crater on a thrilling overnight tour from Bali.

Ijen Crater Blue Fire Tour from Bali 1 day


  • Pick Up: We begin by picking you up directly from your hotel in Kuta, Nusa Dua, or Sanur between 6:30 AM and 7:00 AM.
  • Journey to Java: Settle into your private air-conditioned car for a scenic 3.5-hour drive to the westernmost tip of Bali, reaching the Gilimanuk ferry port. From here, board a ferry for a 1.5-hour journey across the Bali Strait to Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi, the easternmost tip of Java Island.
  • Ascent to Mount Ijen: At 1:00 AM (early morning), embark on a thrilling 4WD Jeep adventure with your English-speaking local guide. Journey towards the village of Licin and continue to the slopes of Mount Ijen. This route takes you through one of Java’s last remaining rainforests, teeming with giant ferns, towering trees, and diverse plant life. The drive from Banyuwangi city takes approximately one hour.

Ijen Crater Tour from Bali

  • Witnessing the Blue Fire: Upon reaching the parking area of Mount Ijen, prepare for a moderate 1-1.5 hour hike to the peak of the Ijen Crater. Witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of the blue flames – ethereal electric-blue flames emanating from the volcanic vents.
  • Crater Rim and Panorama: Take a moment to rest at the crater’s edge, perched at an altitude of 2,883 meters (9,459 ft). Marvel at the breathtaking panorama of the turquoise sulfur lake reflecting the surrounding walls, creating an otherworldly scene.
  • Sulfur Miners: Observe the incredible feat of the sulfur miners who descend into the crater and climb back up a treacherous path on the edge of Ijen Crater, carrying loads as heavy as 80 kilograms (176 lbs) on their shoulders.
  • Descent and Breakfast: After savouring the natural wonder of Ijen Crater, descend back to the parking area where your vehicle awaits. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at a local restaurant before embarking on your return journey.
  • Return to Bali: Take the same route back to Bali, arriving at your hotel in the afternoon, filled with memories of this unforgettable adventure.

Detail itinerary

  • 06.00: pick up service
  • 07.00-11.00 pm: drive to Gilmanuk harbor
  • 11.00-12.00 am: go to Java by ferry
  • 12.00-01.00 am: drive to the Ijen parking area
  • 01.00-02.30 am: hiking to the Ijen crater rim
  • 02.30-03.00 am: down the crater for blue fire
  • 03.00-04.00 am: experience the blue fires
  • 04.00-05.00 am: back to the crater rim
  • 05.00-06.00 am: enjoy the view over the acidic lake and sunrise
  • 06.00-07.00 am: back to the parking area
  • 07.00-08.00 am: breakfast
  • 08.00-04.00 pm: back to Bali ( Ubud )
  • 04.00 PM: finish the program


  • 1 pax: IDR. 3.200.000
  • 2 pax: IDR. 1.887.000/pax
  • 3 pax: IDR. 1.543.000/pax
  • 4 pax: IDR. 1.453.000/pax
  • 5 pax: IDR. 1.424.000/pax
  • 6 pax: IDR. 1.400.000/pax
  • 7 pax: IDR.  1.342.000/pax
  • 8 pax: IDR. 1.220.000/pax
  • 9 pax: IDR. 1.133.000/pax
  • 10 pax: IDR. 1.100.000/pax


  • Transportation from Bali to Java
  • Fery
  • Entrance fee
  • Trekking guide
  • gas mask
  • local breakfast


  • Lunch and dinner
  • tipping guide and driver

Quick summary of the Ijen Volcano tour from Bali One Day

– Pick up from the requested pick-up location at Bali – Going to Gilimanuk ferry port – Check-in on the ferry, going to Ketapang Ferry port – Going to Ijen basecamp (Paltuding) – Coffee break/safety briefing – Hiking to Ijen Volcano – Blue Flames and Ijen Crater sightseeing – Back to Basecamp – Going to Banyuwangi, breakfast at a restaurant – Going to the ferry port – Drop-off service to the Bali area (Kuta, Denpasar, Seminyak, Canggu, Ubud)

Important Notes:

  • This tour involves moderate physical activity. Please ensure you are in good physical condition for the hike.
  • Warm clothing is recommended for the cooler temperatures at the crater rim.
  • A gas mask is essential due to the sulfur fumes. Most tour operators will provide one, but inquire beforehand if needed.

Experience the wonder of Ijen Crater’s blue flames on this exciting overnight tour from Bali. Book your adventure today!

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