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Address: Banyuwangi 68454, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$ 65.00*
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Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour
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US$ 150.00*
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Mt. Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali

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We booked the trip to the Ijen crater with our homestay (Didu's Homestay) and payed about 1.000.000 for 2 (private tour). Since the weather in Banyuwangi was bad the day before... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked the trip to the Ijen crater with our homestay (Didu's Homestay) and payed about 1.000.000 for 2 (private tour). Since the weather in Banyuwangi was bad the day before the tour we were a bit scared, but on the Ijen the weather was totally fine, no rain at all. The way down into the crater was hard, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Medium hike for me. 1 hour+ up for newbie like me, but worth EVERY STEP! I will go again for sure, it was such an experience

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Others have focused their reviews on how cool this experience is, and how neat the blue fire is. I agree 100%, and can only say that this experience truly is incredible. But there are some questions that others don't answer, so I will help provide them here. 1. You do NOT need a guide. The trail is extremely obvious. I... More 

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Cambrils, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After one hour of light climbing we faced a unique human and natural phenomenon. A sufpher lake of blue green color, a landscape never seen before, and workers descending down into the crater getting 50 - 100 kilos of sulpher out of the crater in extreme conditions (smell, steep) and carrying it down using small charriots. Impressive, making us, white... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with dimas lava a tour guide i got from lavaadventure.com. He picked up me, my sis from Surabaya airport and took us to kawah ijen. He also took us around the local area and showed us the good places to eat, etc... It was such a great experience seeing the blue fire although the trekking is pretty hard.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fairly steep 3km walk up to the crater and a half hour walk down into the crater, so it is not what you would call an easy walk. Thoroughly recommend getting a guide (Hady was awesome) and renting a gas mask as the fumes do start to sting. Once we reached the top, it was a careful descent into... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Advice : - Climb from the base camp around 3 AM, if you wanted to see the blue fire - Just carry a water bottle or two is enough - Don't bother Carrying many stuff - The coldest part is the valley toward the base camp using your vehicle - Climbing to the top is warm even at 3AM Just... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jakarta Pasar Senen railway station: train at 10:30 to Surabaya Gubeng (01:25)=104.000 Rs Surabaya Gubeng rail.st. to Jember (08:40)=46.000 Rs Jember rail.st. to main street to catch minivan to bus terminal 250-300 m, minivan (yellow with sigh in front »Arjasa«) to Arjasa bus terminal to Bondowoso=5.000 Rs Or sleep in neaby Slamet hotel (200 m from rail.st. on the right... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Crater but not for the weak legs or person that has asthma. Get a heavy duty gas mask to go down. its quite cold and windy on top of the mountain so bring extra jacket or wear long John. its a 3 km climb up and 900m down to the crater. there are sulfur miners who rented their trolley... More 

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ijen crater is one of the craters in the world which have natural blue fire. The other one is in Alaska, said the guide. But, Ijen is the only crater where you can see the blue fire for all year long (said the guide, again). The best time to see the blue fire is before 5 AM and you better... More 

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