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.
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.
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.
|Number||Price per pax|
|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|