Surabaya Ijen Tour 2D/1N
Day 1 : Surabaya-airport to Ijen Crater Area
Ijen Crater Tour From Surabaya Start from surabaya. we will pick you up from Surabaya ( airport,train station, or your hotel in surabaya ) and drive in around 7 hours to Hotel. you will stay at Hotel such us Ketapang Indah Hotel, Watudodol Hotel, Ijen Resto Hotel or similiar Hotel around. If you arrive before dark, you can explore the surroundings: coffee Plantation, coffee seedlings area, sulfuric hot spring and some other interesting spots.
Recommended Stay at Hotel in Sempol: Catimor Homestay or Arabaica Homestay (standard room) it close from ijen crater area
Day 2 : Ijen Crater Tour – Back to Surabaya
Around 04:00 in the morning, our vehicle will bring us to the village of Licin and then continue to the slope of Ijen Crater, passing through plantations and rainforest. This is one of the few remaining on the Island of Java with giant ferns, plants & big trees, this journey takes approximately 1 hour from the hotel by private car. Arrive at the parking area of Mount Ijen, approximately 1 until 1.5 hours will be required to ascend slope of mount Ijen to reach peak of Ijen Crater and along the path, you will enjoy the stunning natural scenery with fresh air & shady. Resting on the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2883 meters and enjoy best panorama of the lake of sulphate where reflects spectacular view in the surrounding walls to give the impression like doom. The sulfur mining workers go down into the crater and climb back up by passing dangerous path on the edge of Ijen Crater with the load as much as 80 kilograms on their shoulders. This is really a dangerous & hard job. Here also, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery in the crater of Ijen as one of God’s amazing creation. Do not forget to take pictures in this area as a proof that you have visited one of the most amazing places on earth. After enjoyed the natural scenery at Crater of Ijen ( ijen Crater review ) and then descend the slope of Mount Ijen until vehicles parking area where our vehicle is waiting for escort you back to the City of Banyuwangi for having lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, directly transfer you out to Surabaya.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS~ If the Ijen Crater Ceather is good enough, you will have a chance to see Ijen Crater Blue Flame of (Ijen Crater Blue Fire Tour) at Ijen Crater but you are required to leave from the hotel around at 12:00 pm (midnight) and there will be extra cost for mining worker who will lead us to see blue fire at Ijen Crater (you can pay him on the site).