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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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Interesting experience. Prepare and be smart. I wouldnt bring my children

I visited the Ijen crater after finding a small group of people who were going with a guide who also ran a guest house in the area. You may not need a guide once you reach the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the Ijen crater after finding a small group of people who were going with a guide who also ran a guest house in the area. You may not need a guide once you reach the crater where you start to hike from, but there is quite a journey to get to ijen that you need a four wheel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The walk for this is actually not that difficult, so my first thing would be that if you are a decent hiker and you enjoy sleep, then go during the day and do it yourself! You'd get the mountain to yourself and the hike up there is a flat dirt track, with the last 300m a tricky ish rocky decent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing experience - so worthwhile. Get enough sleep the previous day, as this tour starts at 00H30. After a 2 hour drive, you'll walk 3km up the steep mountain path to reach the crater rim. From there you'll climb 700m down into the crater in pitch darkness. Make sure to wear good hiking shoes, bring a headlight and... More 

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Thank Mari B
East Java, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here to hike with friends so I found some options how to get here. I know how to arrange transport as well. Since I am with couchsurfing community I know stuff in lower price also. If you start from Jakarta or Bali, transit at Jember airport is the most confinient and quick trip. There will be lay... More 

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Thank Umi Rukailah S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the two in the world. this phrase itself put anything top in the queue to visit. And now, even the reach-ability to this place is not a problem, given numerous tour providers available from every other place in Banyuwangi/Karangasem. There are numerous ways of excellsing ijen, though i chose to stay in Karangasem area.

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Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as I understood, there is no public transport to reach Ijen at night. I left hostel around 11pm to catch the sunrise. The reason you want to be there at night is to see the blue fire in the crater. I start climbing at around 1.30 am and there is an entrance fee to pay. It takes about... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gate is open at 1 AM local time. Better to go early so there's time to see famous blue fire for a while, and you can get the best spot. Moreover, going early allows you to avoid crowd and return earlier to enjoy other interesting features like sunrise and sulphur miners. Some useful tips, assuming you wish to go... More 

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Banyuwangi, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually I come here 3 times but on those time i never reach the top cause I dont strong enough. Last I come, i've already prepared my self and finally I did it! The view was nice and blue fire also quite good (even it's block by sulfur smoke) then we walk again little bit on sunrise spot to see... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike up is relatively easy and the reward is amazing. The crater with the blue fire and sulfur gas cluds gives the feeling of walking into Mordor. Use a gas mask! I highly recommend visiting Ijen crater and to climb at night to see the blue fire. And in the morning the hike down has some lovely views of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Need to hike at least 3km to reach the top of the crater. Prepare touchlight, gas mask and good hiking shoes. In order to catch the blue fire, u will need to be there before sunrise. Hike has arranged by tour agency.

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