Mount Ijen Tour from Bali Airport or Others Area in Bali

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Lets say you only have 1 day trip to java and need to be back to bali as soon as possible, but you don’t know where or how to book a tour packages that can arrange that 1 day trip.

you can check it out Mount Ijen Tour from Bali Airport

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But before we talking about Mount Ijen Tour from Bali Airport let’s get to know more about ijen crater.

There is always extraordinary beauty that Indonesia has to offer, one of which is the Ijen Crater. Banyuwangi Ijen Crater Tour is one of the most popular Banyuwangi tours among traveling lovers. Ijen Crater or Mount Ijen Banyuwangi is located on the border of Banyuwangi Regency and Bondowoso Regency, East Java, with a peak height of Mount Ijen 2,443 meters above sea level.

Mount Ijen Tour from Bali Airport
the troly in ijen crater

Ijen Crater Banyuwangi is a bluish-green acid lake with a diameter of about 700 meters, an area of ​​5,466 hectares, the depth of the lake is about 200 meters. The volume of Ijen Crater lake reaches 36 million cubic meters, with caldera walls as high as 300-500 meters, and the level of acidity (pH) of lake water is close to zero, which is able to dissolve clothes, even skin and human bodies in an instant. However, take it easy. As long as you are within a safe distance, Ijen Crater is not dangerous.

ijen sulphate lake

The air temperature around this tourist spot can reach 2 degrees Celsius, so don’t forget to bring warm and thick clothes. In this volcanic area there are sulfur mining, which indicates this mountain is still active and active. While in the Ijen Crater area, you can see busy miners carrying piles of sulfur on their backs, down a steep road filled with dangerous toxic gases. You are required to wear a mask for comfort when breathing.

In the western part of the crater there is a dam or dam made in the Dutch era to prevent the overflow of the crater water. This unused dam is made of concrete and can be an alternative tourist spot in Ijen Crater, but the road to get there is difficult to pass.

The best time to get to ijen crater by night.

If you want to get the best view of Ijen Crater, you should start climbing from Paltuding around 4 in the morning with an estimated arrival at the top at 6-7 in the morning. At this hour, Ijen Crater is at its best and produces the most beautiful views.

Around the Paltuding post, there is a simple inn managed by the local Forestry Service. By dawn, you will be woken up to prepare for the hike. If you don’t want to spend the night at the inn, you can set up a tent to camp with friends in this post. Don’t forget to apply for a camping permit. Along the way up, you can enjoy the surrounding scenery that is no less beautiful.

The natural beauty of Ijen Crater Banyuwangi is indeed amazing. From the top of Ijen, besides the panoramic view of the acid lake of Ijen Crater, you can also enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Ijen mountain complex. To the east you can see the peak of Mount Merapi, also around it are Mount Suket, Mount Rante, Mount Raung, and other impressively majestic landscapes.

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To see blue flame on ijen crater

In addition to the beautiful view of the crater lake, one thing that is already known to the world is the blue fire potential of Ijen Crater. This is a natural phenomenon of blue fire that occurs due to the release of volcanic gas containing hot sulfur at a temperature of 660 degrees Celsius which burns when in contact with air. This Ijen blue fire phenomenon can only be seen at night.

Usually tourists who intend to see the phenomenon of the blue fire of Ijen Crater must start climbing around 1 in the morning from the vehicle parking area in Paltuding, in order to arrive at Ijen Crater before sunrise. The ascent from Paltuding to the top (lip crater) of Ijen is 3 km, takes about 1.5 hours to 2 hours drive. From the top down to the crater is about 1 km, takes about half an hour drive.

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To reach Mount Ijen can be accessed from two directions, namely, from the north and from the south. From the north, you can go through Situbondo to Sempol (Bondowoso) via Wonosari and continue to Paltuding. The distance from Situbondo to Paltuding is about 93 Km and can be reached in about 2.5 hours. From the south, you can pass from Banyuwangi to Licin which is 15 Km away. From Licin to Paltuding it is 18 Km and continue using a Jeep or other heavy car for about 6 Km before going to Paltuding. This is because the road is winding and uphill.

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