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.
Ijen Crater is Part Number two after alaska with amazing Bluefire / Blueflame. In 2014 Goverment of Banyuwangi Decided to fix the road to Ijen crater or Paltuding Hiking Area. Now Ijen Crater can be take from Banyuwangi Only be One Hour. If you take Ijen Crater area from Bondowoso / Sempol . The trip will be take 2 Hours with Broken Roads (Many rocks) also no Have train go to Bondowoso or Sempol Area. The Reason is better use train on java is more safe and avoid scam. Scam many happen on Bus Station.
Tips and Advice Ijen Crater by Train
1) Here The schedule Of Train From Yogyakarta – Probolinggo/ Bromo Mountain to Banyuwangi – Ijen Crater: Option A.
Economy Class From Yogyakarta to Banyuwangi you can take ” Sritanjung Train ” Depart from lempuyangan station Yogyakarta on 07.00am Everyday. The ticket price is 100.000 IDR. The train is with air conditioner and arrive on Banyuwangi at 09.00pm /21.00. NB : *If you want to down on City you must stop on Karangasem station Banyuwangi, Banyuwangi Baru Station is outside of the city or direct to Ketapang Harbor Ferry of Bali. Option B.
Bisnis Class / Executive Class You can take ” Mutiara Selatan Train” . The train depart from Tugu Train Station / Malioboro Station. arrive on Surabaya Gubeng Station on 06.11am The ticket Price is 170.000 – 250.000 IDR Continue!! From Surabaya Gubeng to Banyuwangi You can take ” Mutiara Timur Train” The train Depart from Gubeng Surabaya station At 09.00am and arrive on Banyuwangi Karangasem Station on 15.15 / 03.15pm The ticket price is 150.000 – 225.000 IDR NB : *Sritanjung Train and Mutiara timur train is stop to Probolinggo area / Bromo Mountain If you want to visit Bromo first you can Stop! on Probolinggo Station
2) From Malang – East Java to Banyuwangi
You can take ” Tawangalun Train” , The train depart from Malang train station at 15.45/ 03.45pm and arrive on karangasem station Banyuwangi at 23.15/ 11.15 pm The ticket price is 70.000 IDR
3) From Probolinggo to Banyuwangi :
a. Mutiara Timur Train b. Probowangi Train c. Sritanjung Train d. Tawangalun Train Please Be Informed :
To buy your ticket train please booking 1 day before your trip sometimes they full or the tickect is sold out.
Bring your Copy of Passport. The ticket staff will ask , to make your ticket , chair number , number of train.
You can Booking ticket train on Train station , Indomaret, Alfamart , Post Office or Online.
All Train is with air conditioner and the ticket include assurance.
Enjoy your Holiday in Java , Take care always, We will waiting your Reserve and Help you in Banyuwangi.
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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