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Mount Ijen Volcanic Crater Overnight Trip from Bali

1. Mount Ijen Volcanic Crater Overnight Trip from Bali

Benefit from pick-up from your hotel in Bali, and then travel to the westernmost tip to catch the ferry to Java from Gilimanuk. Upon arrival at Ketapang port in Banyuwangi, travel by 4WD vehicle to the village of Licin and drive through a rainforest of giant ferns and trees on the slopes of Mount Ijen.  Ascend to the summit to look into the crater and marvel at the blue fires of the volcano under a canopy of stars. Get a panoramic view of the sulfur lake and surrounding landscape in the first light of day. Then, return to the base of the mountain to enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant before the drive back to the Bali.

3-Day Excursion to Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater from Bali

2. 3-Day Excursion to Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater from Bali

Spend 3 days exploring the volcanic landscapes of East Java. Take in a spectacular sunrise and panoramic views from the peak of Mount Bromo. Marvel at the blue flames on a descent into the Ijen crater. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Bali–Gilimanuk Harbour–Mt. Bromo From western Bali travel by ferry to the eastern tip of Java. Drive to the Mount Bromo area, with a lunch stop along the way. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Day 2: Mt. Bromo–Banyuwangi (Ijen Crater) Very early in the morning, head to the rim of the Tengger caldera. Marvel at the panoramic views at sunrise with the active Mount Semeru volcano in the background. Continue to Mount Bromo. Take a short walk and climb the 240 stairs to the peak. After breakfast back at the hotel, drive to Banyuwangi, with a lunch break en route. Check in at the hotel. Day 3: Blue Fire Ijen Crater–Bali Just after midnight head out to the Ijen crater. Descend into the crater to see the amazing blue flames and the sulfur miners at work. Stop at the miner’s shack for a short rest and head back to the hotel for breakfast before the return trip to Bali.

From Bali: Ijen Volcanic Crater 2-Day Trip

3. From Bali: Ijen Volcanic Crater 2-Day Trip

Benefit from pick-up from your hotel in Bali, and then travel to the westernmost tip to catch the ferry to Java from Gilimanuk. Upon arrival at Ketapang port in Banyuwangi, travel by 4WD vehicle to the village of Licin and drive through a rainforest of giant ferns and trees on the slopes of Mount Ijen.  Ascend to the summit to look into the crater and marvel at the blue fires of the volcano under a canopy of stars. Get a panoramic view of the sulfur lake and surrounding landscape in the first light of day. Then, return to the base of the mountain to enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant before the drive back to the Bali.

From Surabaya: Bromo, Ijen, Tumpak Sewu Waterfall 3-Day Tour

4. From Surabaya: Bromo, Ijen, Tumpak Sewu Waterfall 3-Day Tour

Day 1 Start your adventure with pickup from your accommodation in Surabaya in the early morning at 04.00AM and travel to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall. Discover the stunning waterfall of Tumpak Sewu. Explore the area, marvel at the views, and visit the stunning Tetes Cave. After exploring the waterfall, travel to the accommodation in Mount Bromo. Enjoy beautiful landscapes along the way while your friendly driver negotiates the notorious Indonesian traffic. Once you’ve settled into your accommodation at approximately 16.00PM, enjoy some free time to explore the area and prepare for the sunrise tomorrow. Day 2 Rise early to get ready for a truly unforgettable experience as you witness the magical sunrise views of Mount Bromo, the most popular volcano in Indonesia. After exploring Mount Bromo, head back to the hotel to enjoy a breakfast before traveling to Bondowoso City, where your accommodation for the Ijen Crater tour is located. Day 3 Today, your tour starts in the middle of the night as you head to the Ijen Crater. Hike up to the top of the Ijen Crater on a 90 to 120-minute hike, where you can witness the fascinating blue flames rise up from inside the crater. After exploring the crater, you can opt to be dropped of in Bali or head back to Surabaya.

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What people are saying about Banyuwangi

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 130 reviews

Our Java guide Agus and our Bali driver Fafa were great and definitely made the 22-hour trip (to and from Nusa Dua) something special. You just have to be aware that from here both trips will take around 8 hours each. And that at 2 a.m. you start walking several hundred meters up, then down into the crater, then back up to sunrise and then all the way down again. Fitness is definitely required. It's also quite crowded on the weekends. But it is a wonderful, unique experience that anyone with a sense of adventure and fitness - and definitely sturdy shoes with plenty of tread - should dare!

Really tiring trip because of the distance but our tour guide (Fami) and driver (Fafa) made it really fun and enjoyable. Fami was very knowledgeable, took us on the fast routes down to the lake and helped us get good photos at the blue fire I forgot something back on Ijen and Fafa was able to make the trek back the next day to get it for me, unparalleled exceptional service. Fafas driving was great I basically slept the whole ride there and back

Amazing tour and guides. Very customer friendly company. Actually I was on my way to volcano, but I started to feel unwell. They made no problem with me going back home and joining a trip on another day!!! thank you:))

Driver was Faesal and guide Fahmi. Good driving and good knowledge of volcano paths. Very worthwhile experience

Wonderful especially the driver Agungg: nice, available and kind!!