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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

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

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

Itinerary

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
10 pax Rp700,000
9 pax Rp750,000
8 pax Rp790,000
7 pax Rp820,000
6 pax Rp850,000
5 pax Rp880,000
4 pax Rp980,000
3 pax Rp1,130,000
2 pax Rp1,350,000

From date Upto date Description
25th December, 2019 7th January, 2020 Christmas and New Year
29th May, 2019 13th June, 2019 Eid Al-Fitr
Information Details
Tour Code KN-8695
Min/Max pax 2/10 persons
Tour duration 2 days tour
Package type Private Tour
Schedule Daily Tour - Everyday available
Departure time Within 08-11am
Starting place Any place in Probolinggo city
Ending place Any place in Banyuwangi city

What are available payment channels for this tour?
We receive payment via credit card and bank transfer. Payment via credit card will be charged additionally for bank fee and it is not yet included in the tour package price.

What is the additional entrance ticket for international for and how much is it?
Some of tour destination has different entrance ticket fee policy between local tourist (Indonesian cityzen) and international tourist, this additional fee is not yet included in the tour package price, but you can add it into your package at booking page details, the fee amount are different in each tour destination.

Do I have to pay for this additional entrance ticket fee?
If you’re international tourist, you have to pay it additionally. But if you’re local tourist (Indonesian citizen) you don’t need to pay it additionally.

What if I forgot to add this additional entrance ticket fee into may package?
On the first day of the tour, our man who in charge for this tour will collect it from you. Please pay it in Indonesia Rupiah (IDR) in cash.

When is the best season to do this tour?
The best season to do this tour is within dry season or within June upto November. You can still visit this place outside those months but you might not get the best experience for this tour.

How much is the termperature in Ijen?
The temperature in Ijen ranges between 2 upto 15 celcius degree depends to the season. Dry season usually will more colder than rainy season.

What if I want to be picked up in another town?
Please check for more detail about it in booking page detail by clicking booking button, if you can find pick up in another city additional service, it means you can do that. If you can not, please contact our customer service for further information.

Is hotel pick up service available for this tour?
Yes, please specify the address details when you make booking.

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