Midnight Open Trip Ijen Crater Tour: Start from Banyuwangi

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Tour Name Midnight Open Trip Banyuwangi Tour: Ijen Crater – Start from Banyuwangi
Duration 1 Day
Tour Type Tour Destination/Sightseeing

Be the Witness of the Only Magnificent Blue Flames in Asia

Joining in the tour and prepare to experience the memorable adventure that will remain forever in your mind. There are lots of places in Indonesia that will surely make your jaw drops. If you are planning to spend some of your free times in East Java, you definitely need to join this tour. Start from Banyuwangi, your trip to the great Mount Ijen will not take much time. Only one hour and a half from the meeting point, you can start the climbing to the crater and reveal the most incredible thing that waits for you up there.

For the initial information, the volcano of Mount Ijen is the largest sulfur mine in Indonesia. There are two main things why most of the travelers fall in love with the mountain: the dazzling blue flames and the turquoise crater lake. What’s making it more unique, the blue flames can only be seen in the dark midnight. That’s why you need to be a night-owl first to enjoy the tour.

Story Telling


Right when the clock ticks to 12.00 AM, you will be picked up from your accommodation to the meeting point. After all the participants gather at the meeting point, the tour will proceed to the trip to Paltuding Post. The trip will take one hour to reach the post. During that one hour, you can ask the driver about Mount Ijen or just simply get some short sleep before beginning the adventure. At the Paltuding Post, you will get the short briefing and the essential dust mask while enjoying a cup of tea/coffee.

After the short briefing, the climbing session starts! The 3-km track takes 1.5-2 hours of ascent. The second you get to the top of the crater, that’s when the stunning sightseeing moment begins. Enjoy the blue flames that dazzling under the starry night. Moreover, meet the local miners that will make you amazed. With the super heavy load up to 70-100 kg, they carry the load on their own shoulder. You can buy some little sulfur tokens from them as souvenirs.

Last but not least, don’t miss the golden hours! Feast you visual with the admiring view of gorgeous sunrise and the jaw-drop landscape of the turquoise lake. Collect tons of photos but don’t forget to keep the environment around clean!

The best sightseeing experience that happens under the starry night

Enjoy the sunrise while admiring the beautiful lake at the same time

Meet the local miners with the super heavy load on their shoulder!

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Midnight Open Trip Ijen Crater Tour: Start from Banyuwangi
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Tour Detail


  • Transfer service from Banyuwani to Paltuding Post
  • Shuttle service from Karang Asem Station to Hotel/Basecamp
  • Fuel cost
  • Driver
  • Guide
  • Admission ticket to Ijen Crater
  • Dust Mask
  • Mineral Water


  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Insurance


  • 12.00 AM: Gather at the meeting point in Banyuwangi
  • 12.15 AM: Head to Paltuding Post
  • 01.00 AM: Arrived at Paltuding Post & Briefing
  • 01.30 AM: Climbing to the Ijen Crater
  • 03.00 AM: Exploring the Ijen Crater & enjoy the Blue Fire
  • 06.30 AM: Back to Paltuding Post
  • 07.00 AM: Return to Meeting Point (the guest may ask to stop by the Jagir Waterfall)
  • 09.00 AM: End of the tour


  • Kindly notice that the driver is not the tour expert guide. The driver will just pick up and drop you off.


  • You will receive confirmation within 1 business day. Once confirmed, voucher will be sent via email.
  • If you don’t receive any email from us, please kindly check your Spam folder or notify us via email

What to bring:

  • Voucher from Wandernesia (printed or e-voucher)
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Jacket, gloves, socks, scarf, buff
  • Camera

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund will be issued for cancellations made at least 5 days prior to the activity date.
  • Refund will be processed in business hours.
  • Refund handling fee is $5 per item and automatically deducted from the total amount.
  • Business hours: Monday – Friday (except public holiday) from 09:00 AM – 15:00 PM (GMT +7)

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  1. Fill the reservation form in the section below or contact us via WhatsApp or Email.
  2. We will proceed your booking and send you the online invoice by email or WhatsApp.
  3. As you receive the invoice, please complete the payment. For more details, please see payment method section.
  4. As your reservation confirmed, we will send the voucher to your email or WhatsApp.
  5. Show your voucher (e-voucher or printed version) at the location. Happy Travel!


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Bank Transfer

We receive payment by bank transfer. You can transfer the amount of the bill to the following bank account:

Bank Central Asia (BCA)


Swift Code: CENAIDJA




Account Number: 7851033380

As your payment is completed, please send us the bank transfer receipt and fill the payment confirmation form, click here
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