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Mt. Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali

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icon23 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Observe the ‘blue flames’ of Ijen Crater during a guided trek on Mt Ijen. Departing from Bali by ferry, this overnight excursion brings you to East Java late at night to start your predawn hike to the summit. Witness this extraordinary natural phenomenon in the darkness and later be treated to superb views inside Ijen Crater. Bring your camera to capture the sight and meet local sulphur miners who toil on the mountain. Numbers are limited to ensure a small-group experience.
  • Mt Ijen trekking tour in East Java, led by a local guide
  • Depart Bali by ferry and hike to Ijen Crater before dawn
  • Meet sulphur miners and see the crater’s blue fire
  • Eat a light breakfast and a restaurant lunch
  • Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels in South Bali
  • Small-group tour ensures personalized attention
Light breakfast
Lunch
Driver as cum guide from Bali to Banyuwangi, East Java.
Local guide during Mount Ijen Blue Fire trekking
Hotel pickup and drop-off from from hotels in Bali
All taxes, fees, and handling charges
Drinks
Dinner
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
we Provide Free pick up and drop off from any hotel in Bali island

Departure Time

5:00 PM
Start your overnight tour to Mt Ijen with pickup in the late afternoon from Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Jimbaran or Nusa Dua. Departing from your accommodation, you’re transferred to Gilimanuk Harbor in West Bali, crossing the sea by ferry and arriving in East Java around midnight.

You’re driven directly to the starting point of your guided mountain trek, where you’ll receive a safety briefing and equipment including a flashlight and gas mask. The approximate 1-mile (3-km) route to the summit takes roughly 1 to 2 hours over a combination of uphill and flat terrain.

En route, interact with the sulphur miners who tirelessly carry blocks of yellow sulphur weighing 132–176 pounds (60–80 kg) via bamboo pole baskets across their shoulders. Later, witness their mining activity by traditional methods using iron rods without safety equipment. 

On arrival at the summit before dawn, glimpse the natural phenomenon of Mt Ijen's blue fire (depending on weather conditions). Stop for a light breakfast on the mountaintop before you’re guided back down for a closer look and some fantastic photo ops of Ijen Crater, Java’s largest acid lake, from the viewpoint.

After the descent, you’re transferred to Banyuwangi Harbor for the late morning ferry back to Bali. Your journey ends with lunch at a local restaurant before drop-off at your hotel in the afternoon.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • It is recommended to wear long pants, sports shoes, a sweater (sweatshirt or jumper) , gloves and hat during mount ijen blue fire trekking
  • keep wearing the Gas mask during enter the blue fire
  • Minimum age is 16 years
  • Not recommended for child aged 15 and under
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints ,asthma or other serious medical conditions
  • Exact pickup time depends on the location of your Hotel
  • You will be notified of your exact pick up time after reconfirmation
  • Exercise or physical activity is recommended one day before trekking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Mt. Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Mt. Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali.

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I would recommend this tour. The...
michael m
, May 2018
I would recommend this tour. The volcano is incredible but it isn't for everyone. Its a tough climb overnight and journey from Bali is pretty long. The driver were very courteous and the tour guide was pretty average. There was a wait in a building/house that was unexpected, we had to wait until fellow travelers arrived so we'd leave as a group.
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The trek was a really good one. We...
Hangjit R
, Nov 2016
The trek was a really good one. We started pretty late in the evening. The staff were accommodating and friendly. They were concerned for our safety and advised us accordingly.
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The Volcano itself was fantastic...
Mike B
, Nov 2016
The Volcano itself was fantastic, challenging ascent, challenging descent into the crater with difficult conditions and amazing and spectacular scenery. It is tough, and you do need a decent level of fitness to manage it. The conditions are also incredibly unpleasant at the bottom of the crater, so be prepared for clouds of sulphur gas. IT IS WORTH IT THOUGH! The organisation of the tour that we were on left a lot to be desired. Our pickup time was changed twice, there was very little information on what the itinerary was, and there was a number of surprise stops on the journey to the volcano itself, the strangest of which was arriving in a semi-completed residential complex to wait for a while before travelling to the park. No prior warning that this was going to be the case and certainly an uneasy feeling associated with it. As with most Bali tours, the guides were more glorified drivers, with very little offered by way of guiding, more drive to a location and drop you off come find us when you're done So, in conclusion - go to the volcano, it's freaking awesome. Choose a different company to take you.

Product code: 32205P8

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