Ijen Volcano East Java, Banyuwangi is an active volcano that always belches huge of sulfuric smokes and included in a group of stratovolcanoes in East Java Island. This volcano located in the middle of Bondowoso and Banyuwangi regency exactly about 32 km to the north west of Banyuwangi regency. Ijen Volcano East Java has 2,368 meters high above sea level with 200 meters deep that contains about 36 million cubic of acid steam water.
The principal attraction at Ijen Volcano East Java is the large of crater lake that has much sulfur and tobe one of the Sulfur mining resource in the world until tobe the site of a labor intensive sulfur mining operation. In which, sulfur-laden baskets are carried by sulfur miners from the crater floor by using an iron equipment like hammer and crowbar to cut some clods of sulfur into little piece and moved to the baskets have been provided before then brough to the Bundar post to weigh it and get it’s weight report in paper form afterwad. They brough it to the warehouse to earn salary. They bring loads of sulfur from the crater at least 60-80kg, maximum 100kg in each hauling, depend on their strength.
The Wonderful of Ijen Volcano, East Java Indonesia
Blue Flame Ijen Crater known as the most wonderful crater in East Java Indonesia. It is a natural process of Ijen Crater that occurred all nights begin at 18:00 PM and finish at 05:00 AM, Blue Flame always flame up from the Ijen crater seems like the gas stove flame with huge of flaming up about 600° celcius heat, seem very wonderful from the nearby place. Blue Flame is the result of the last eruption at 1990, eventually form unique and spectacular.
To visit the Blue Flame Ijen Volcano, East Java need to start from the nearby Hotel of Ijen Volcano East Java area at 00:30 AM early morning or 01:00 AM by car or motorcycle then stop at paltuding (parking area), then start trekking to the top of Ijen volcano for 1 hour or 3 kilometers by using flashlight, trekking pole and mouth mask. Along the trekking from the top to the bottom crater is very recommended to use the local guide because the path condition is rocky and stony. you can also use the local guide from paltuding (parking area) until finish trekking because local guide not only accompany the trekking but also show the way to the top of Mt Ijen volcano, help to take picture, give the high care and guide the visitors into the safty way with their instruction.
Ijen volcano crater is one of the nature attraction in Banyuwangi. Beside Ijen Crater East Java Island, Other interested place around Banyuwangi will easily find like Sukamade Beach tour, Plengkung Beach, Wau Dodol Beach, Green Bay Beach, Pulau Merah Beach and many more.
Volcano Tour Package Combination in East Java :
- Mount Bromo Midnight tour
- Mount Bromo,Waterfall Tour 2 Days
- Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater tour
- Ijen Crater Tour Midnight 1 Night 1 Day
- Semeru Volcano Hiking Tour Package 4 Days
- Kumbolo Camping, Bromo Tour Package 3 Days
- Mount Bromo, Coban Sewu Waterfall Tour 3 Days
- Mount Bromo Camping, Blue Flame Ijen Crater 3 Days
- White Water Rafting, Bromo Tour Package 2 Days
- Blue Flame Ijen Crater, Sukamade Beach, Bromo Tour 4 Days
- Semeru Volcano Climb, Mount Bromo, Ijen Crater Tour 6 Days
The Wonderful of Ijen Volcano, East Java Island
Ijen Volcano Crater East Java located at between Banyuwangi and Bondowoso, If You are interested to enjoy Ijen Tour Package, the nearest way is from Banyuwangi Harbor only 2 hours driving by Car or motorbike But If You start Your trip from Surabaya, You can take the arrival time in the morning because from Surabaya is 7 hours driving.