Midnight Open Trip Ijen Crater Tour: Start from Banyuwangi
|Tour Name||Midnight Open Trip Banyuwangi Tour: Ijen Crater – Start from Banyuwangi|
|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.
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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