Some Tips and Advice Important before Hiking Ijen Crater :
Ticket Ijen crater on Paltuding area (meeting point all traveller) normal day is : 100.000rupiahs (one hundred thousand rupiahs) from monday to friday, Weekend ticket is 150.000rupiahs (one hundred fifty thousand rupiahs.
Bring Jacket , the temperature around 8 degrees celcius – 11degrees celcius on Ijen Crater
Bring light and gasmask for your safety to hiking and down to the crater to see blue fire.
You can bring cigarette or some little snack/ candy for the workers/miners sulphur
When going backdown to parking area-Paltuding area walk slowly sometimes the road slippery.
The workers of sulphurs Ijen Crater start work from 01.00am until evening.
Travellers from Bali must change the clock time, because java is 1 hour less from Bali time, to prepare and schedule your trip to Ijen Crater.
Packages tour Banyuwangi Ijen Crater – Mountain Bromo – Surabaya.
Tour & Program Schedule :
Day 1: Ketapang – Banyuwangi – to Ijen Crater
Blueflame Staff will pick you up in Ketapang Harbor, Banyuwangi East java.
You have time to explore the surroundings, such as visiting the rubber factory , coffee plantation in kalibendo, visit kampoeng anyar waterfall – big and small natural waterfall in Banyuwangi
Day 2: Ijen crater Blue Fire Program to Bromo mountain
Blueflame Staff Will Pick you up at your Hotel on Banyuwangi area
Within 1 hour driving you will be at Paltuding passing Wild Forest , if You lucky you will see Black panther or Java Tiger on the road , They looking water.
from Paltuding Meeting Point all Traveller where you start hiking to the Crater. Prepare Start Hiking with Your Guide -Ex Miners It will take about 1,5 hours to walk the 3 kilometers up hill to the green-bluish lake. Go to Down the crater use Your Gasmask and close the Phenomena Of Blue Fire or amazing Ijen Blue Flames phenomena , After that Waiting sunrise its Nice view when sun come out , with Background Raung volcano And Tosca Colour Lake Ijen Crater
While walking Down to Paltuding, you will meet sulfur miners carrying heavy loads down to the weighing station near the parking area.
Once back at the parking area at paltuding, you can enjoy Breakfast before getting back into the car. The car will depart to the Bromo Mountain , The trip it will be 5 Hours Drive To cemoro lawang – Bromo area and Stay on Cemoro Lawang Village
Again, early morning! Jeep is waiting for you. You will directly be driven to Mountain. Pananjakan* the highest viewpoint to see the sunrise point or You Can Choice Kingkong Hill Point to avoid more people
See The panorama of Mountain Bromo and it’s surroundings is awesome at an altitude of 2,770 m above sea level.
After sunrise, the local jeep will descend and Adventure cross the Sand Sea , You will Be see Mount Batok and Hindu Temple of Bromo Tengger
Jeep Will be parking on Bromo Crater from where you can walk to the rim of Mountain Bromo. Up Hiking 250 Stairs If you don’t want to walk, you can rent a horse (not included). see Bromo Crater, Enjoy Panorama of Bromo -Semeru Caldera
Back to your Hotel take a rest, Breakfast
then prepare go to surabaya or Malang city with Your Safety Driver
Days 1 : * Your Staff will pick you up on juanda airport Surabaya or Malang East Java * The trip from Surabaya to Bromo Mountain – Cemoro Lawang Village Will be 4 -5 Hours
Days 2 : Bromo Tours:
03.00am *Blueflame Tour Staff Will Pick you up By Jeep Hardtop 4 Wheels *Go to Pananjakan The sunrise Point of Bromo or Kingkong Hill Point (You Can Choice Kingkong Hill View Point to Avoid Crowded People for Sunrise Point) *Adventure Road Bromo area by Jeep, Cross sea Sands, see Hindu temple Bromo Hindu Tengger, see caldera of Mount Batok *Climbing Bromo mountain 250 stairs , If You Dont Walk You can Rent Horse (not included) , see the Crater and Panorama of Bromo – Semeru Caldera
*Take Back to Hotel, take a rest , Breakfast Prepare go to Ijen Crater , 5 hours Driving go to Banyuwangi or Bondowoso via sempol
Days 3 :
* Your Staff will pick you up at Your Hotel go to paltuding area for Blue Fire Program
* Get paltuding area and start hiking for 3Km With Your Guide Ex Miners * You will be see activities the miners, Down to crater with Guide of Blueflame Tour to close of Spectacular phenomena Blue fire Ijen Crater
* Take a rest , free program take short tea / Coffee – Have Coffee Shop in The Top and continue go to sunrise point of Ijen crater, You will See Nice View of Sunrise with Background of Raung volcano and Tosca Colour of The Crater
* Back to car from Paltuding area – stop to visit Coffee Plantation- Luwak Coffee , Rubber Plantation and learn How to Make Latex , Clove plantation of Tobacco also Big and Small natural Waterfall – You Can Take Swimming With Fresh Water
09.00am – End Tours
* Back To Your Hotel , Take a rest , Breakfast , Prepare Go To Bali Islands
* Drive & Drop to ketapang Ferry Harbor – Banyuwangi and cross Bali Islands by Ferry