Ijen crater tour start from Probolinggo

Gn. Ijen, Jawa Timur, Indonesia (0)
from/per person Rp700,000
  • 2 days tour
  • Accommodations
  • Group Allowed
  • Local guide
  • Mineral water
  • Transportation

Inside the caldera of Ijen crater
The caldera of Ijen
Sulfur souvenir in Ijen crater
Ijen crater rim
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Blue fire of Ijen crater
The amazing Ijen crater blue fire


This tour started from Probolinggo and finished at Banyuwangi. By joining this tour, you will will be invited to watch the amazing blue fire of Ijen crater. You will stay overnight at Sempol village at the foot of Mt. Ijen before starting the tour and on midnight Ijen crater blue fire tour will be started. When the tour is done, you will be droped off around Banyuwangi city.

Ijen Crater located on the top of Mt. Ijen, which is located at the border of Banyuwangi regency and Bondowoso regency, it is truely a unique international tourist destination, it has a charming sunrise and amazing blue fire, one of the world natural phenomena and can only be seen in the night , there are only two blue fire in the world, one is in the crater of Ijen and one in Iceland. To reach Ijen crater, we could pass through one of two routes, first, route Bondowoso, we will pass through the town and next to coffee plantations ended at the slopes of Mount Ijen. Second, route Banyuwangi, if you are a tourists coming from Bali then you should use Banyuwangi route, each route will meet at a place called Paltuding, from here we will start the trekking to the crater of Ijen and enjoy the blue fire.

What included?

  • All transportation including pick up and drop off
  • Fuel surcharge, highway and parking fees
  • Entrance tickets
  • Mineral water per person
  • Local guide
  • Hotel accommodation in Sempol village (Arabica hotel or Catimor hotel)
  • Breakfast box

What excluded?

  • Personal activities and expenses
  • Insurances
  • Meals
  • Additional admission fee for foreign tourist


Day 1

11:00am We will pick up you at your hotel or any places inside Probolinggo city, take simple introduction with our crew and short brief of the tour. And then driving to Sempol village at the foot of Mt. Ijen, it takes around 5 hours drive.
04:00pm Arrived at Sempol village, check in hotel and free time.
07:00pm Dinner at local restaurant and then free time and overnight.

Day 2

00:30am We will start this tour, We will head toward Paltuding, it is a main base camp for Ijen crater trekking.
01:00am We will arrive at Paltuding camp at the foot of Mt. Ijen. Take a short rest while arrange the administration entrance for you.
01:30am Start trekking to the crater of Ijen, it takes around 1,5-2 hours depend your stamina and power, during this ascent, we will meet with many traditional miners are starting they daily job. You can make a conversation with them and get to know their life.
03:30am From the crater rim, we should get down into the crater, this is the only way to see the blue fire. Then enjoy the amazing blue fire of Ijen, you can also watch traditional miners are taking sulfurs and carry it in their bamboo basket. The blue fire will also start to fade along with the sun shine.
05:00am Trekking up to the crater rim and then continue going back down to Paltuding, it will be much shorter when you do trekking down.
06:00am Rest and breakfast at Paltuding.
08:00am Transfer to Banyuwangi, it takes around 2 hours drive.
10:00am Finish the tour in Banyuwangi.

Necessary things to bring for this tour

  • Jacket
  • Good shoe (trekking shoe is better)
  • Rain coat (Only on rainy season)
  • Gloves
  • Camera
  • Masker

  1. The average temperature in Mt. Ijen are between 8-15 celcius degree, depends to the season, the coldest temperature usually in the dry season or within June upto October
  2. Itinerary may changes depends to the condition during the tour
  3. If you book this tour for departure during rainy season (wihtin Desember upto May), we strongly recommend you to bring an umbrealla or raincoat.
  4. The tour package prices are not yet included additional admission fee for foreign tourist, see and learn about point at booking page details.
  5. Booking must be completed at the latest 1 day before tour departure
Number Price per pax
2 pax Rp1,350,000
3 pax Rp1,130,000
4 pax Rp980,000
5 pax Rp880,000
6 pax Rp850,000
7 pax Rp820,000
8 pax Rp790,000
9 pax Rp750,000
10 pax Rp700,000
Information Details
Tour Code KN-8695
Min/Max pax 2/10 persons
Tour duration 2 days tour
Departure schedule Daily Tour
Package type Private Tour
Departure time Within 08-11am
Starting place Any place in Probolinggo city
Ending place Any place in Banyuwangi city

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