The Wonderful of Ijen Volcano, East Java

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The Wonderful of Ijen Volcano, East Java

The Wonderful of Ijen Volcano, East Java

Ijen Crater Banyuwangi is an active volcano that always belches huge of sulfuric smokes and included in a group of stratovolcanoes in East Java Island. This mount located in the middle of Bondowoso and Banyuwangi regency exactly about 32 km to the north west of Banyuwangi regency. Ijen Crater 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 Mount Ijen 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 Crater, East Java

Blue Flame Ijen Crater known as the most wonderful crater in Indonesia. It is a natural process of Crater that occurred all nights begin at 18:00 PM and finish at 05:00 AM, Blue Flame always flame up from the 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, need to start from the nearby Hotel of Ijen 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 Mount Ijen, help to take picture, give the high care and guide the visitors into the safty way with their instruction.

Ijen Crater is one of the nature attraction in Banyuwangi. Beside Ijen Crater Volcano, other interested place around Banyuwangi consist of Sukamade Beach tour, Plengkung Beach, Wau Dodol Beach, Green Bay Beach, Pulau Merah Beach and many more.

Tour Package Combination for nature tourism in East Java :
Ijen Crater located at between Banyuwangi and Bondowoso, If You are interested to enjoy Ijen Crater 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.

Another popular volcano have mostly visited in East Java is Mount Bromo located 3 hours from Surabaya. The suitable tour package with this volcano is Mount Bromo Ijen Tour Package 3 Days. Or You can visit Our contact If You need more information about Mount Bromo tour combination.

The Wonderful of Ijen Volcano, East Java Indonesia