Ijen crater have the sunrise and green views. Not only that, Ijen plateau or Ijen Crater also have a blue flame/blue fire phenomenon that there are only 2 in the world. one in Iceland. to see the blue flame at ijen crater, to visite ijen cratere tourists should come in the morning precisely at dawn or travelers can depart from the hotel to the starting point at approximately 1 am. Travelers will climb 3 km is not it and they will come down to the crater, the road to the bottom of the crater are very steep and hard about about 800 meters. Only then, the blue flame pins. This amazing natural phenomenon. Blue flame at Ijen volcano is unique, rare, and becoming an attraction itself. It also adds to the beauty of Ijen Crater the after sunrise.
ijen crater complex is a group of stratovolcanoes, in East Java, Indonesia. It is inside a larger caldera, which is about 20 kilometers wide. The Gunung Merapi stratovolcano is the highest point of that complex. West of Gunung Merapi is the Ijen crater, which has a one-kilometer-wide turquoise-colored acid crater lake. The lake is the site of a labor-intensive sulfur mining operation, in which sulfur-laden baskets are carried by hand from the crater floor. The work is low-paid and very onerous. Workers earn around $5.50-$8.30 (Rp 50,000 – Rp 75,000) per day and once out of the crater, still need to carry their loads of sulfur chunks about three kilometers to the nearby Pultuding valley to get paid.
Many other post-caldera cones and craters are located within the caldera or along its rim. The largest concentration of post-caldera cones forms an east/west-trending zone across the southern side of the caldera. The active crater at Kawah Ijen has an equivalent radius of 361 metres (1,184 ft), a surface of 0.41 square kilometres (0.16 sq mi). It is 200 metres (660 ft) deep and has a volume of 36 cubic hectometres (29,000 acre•ft).
Ijen Crater Blue fire tour
Best moment to visit ijen for blue flame 01.00 Am, Our staff will pick up you from the hotel, Then we will continue the journey to the ijen crater. ijen expedition team will bring you to parking area of ijen crater. From the hotel to the parking area palltuding takes 45 minute. It’will be an interesting journey, Precisely in the Tamansari village, where you will pass the coffee plantation sand clove which you may visit after or on the way back to the hotel. After passing through the plantation, you will be presented with a view of the rainforest, In which there are a wide range of plants, large trees, and the most interesting is the giant ferns that exist in ancient times. Then you will reach the parking area.finally you are going to walk as far as three kilometers. about 2 kilo meters uphill and 1 kilo meter flat. After that you can enjoy the beauty of the blue fire until the sun come up and you can see the biggest crater lake in indonesia and the mining worker carrying the sulfur. after you enjoy the beauty of ijen crater. we will back to parking then we escort you back to the hotel with visiting the plantation at last trip on the way back. enjoy the blue fire .
What is included :
- Akomodasi 1 night
- Transfer in & out
- Tour & breaks fast,
- local guide
- coffee or tea
What is not included :
- entrance fees or Ticket
- Anything that is not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” are pax account.
- Terminal and Environmental Fees not included
- Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, mini bar etc.
- Surcharges applies during Peak season / High season & Holidays
- Tipping guide and driver
If you have any questions, please contact us.