Ijen expedition tour (Kawah Ijen – Banyuwangi)
PRICE Rp.2.750.000/pax/ person, Minimum 2 pax/2 person
Ijen center is the biggest crater lake in java. The sulfur crater lake list in sulfatara of deeply etched rock. It is 200 meters deep and contains about 36 milion cubic meter of steaming acid water, shrouded in a semlling swirling sulfire cloud. Inside the crater the differet colour and size of sulfur stones mountain slope to sell his load, carrying the same basket, going in the same direction dinging the same mineral. The sulfur collected 6-7 ton a day. It is the natural picture that can be seen everyday. It is located in licin sub district, 35 km from the city of banyuwangi.
This trip is daily departure from Bali Island to most eastern tip of Java Island to enjoy Ijen Crater Tours in Banyuwangi – East Java.
Day 01: Bali – Ferry Port – Banyuwangi Hotel
Our staff will pick you up from Bali airport or your hotel in Bali (Lovina, Pemuteran, Nusadua, Ubud, Sanur or Kuta area) then drive to take you to the most western tip of Bali to reach Ferry port of Gilimanuk for about 3-4hours by a private car with AC then upon arrival in Gilimanuk harbor, proceed to take ferry to cross Bali strait for about 1 hour to reach Ketapang ferry port in Banyuwangi (in the most eastern tip of Java Island). The trip goes through the rural landscapes of West Bali and lunch will be served at local restaurant on the way. End of the afternoon drive up to Hotel for stay overnight
Day 02: Ijen Crater Tours (Kawah Ijen) – Plantations – Bali (B)
About at 05:00 in the morning, our 4WD vehicle (jeep) will bring us 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 hotel by private car. 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 for visiting plantation. Afterward, we will be back to the City of Banyuwangi for having lunch at a local restaurant, then we will drive back to the Bali island with same route and lunch will be served at local restaurant. We will arrive in Bali island or your Bali hotel in the late afternoon or evening. The program finished.
~ 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 0m:00 am (midnight) and there will be extra cost for mining worker who will lead us to see blue fire at Ijen Crater (you can pay him on the site).
Price is included:
~ Pick up service from Bali & transfer out back to Bali
~ 1Night stay at Hotel of Ijen crater area with breakfast
~ Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
~ 4WD vehicle (jeep) for Ijen Crater Tours
~ Mineral water, entrance tickets, guide
~ Cost for ferry from Bali to Java Island / return
Price is not included:
~ Travel Insurance, Camera fee at Ijen Crater
~ Bar, Laundry, Phone call, Internet, Tipping & other personal cost
~ Cost for lunch & dinner during the trip
~ tipping guide & Driver
Payment Method: we accept deposit payment by Bank Transfer & the balance can be paid on pick up time