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Ijen Blue Flames + Waterfall Trek w/ Former Miner **Best-Value

Ijen Blue Flames + Waterfall Trek w/ Former Miner **Best-Value
Ijen Blue Flames + Waterfall Trek w/ Former Miner **Best-Value
Ijen Blue Flames + Waterfall Trek w/ Former Miner **Best-Value
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At a Glance

At a Glance

Trek deep down into the Ijen crater with a former miner to see the blue light of flared sulphur and witness where one of the most basic elements of the earth is found. Come back up to the top just in time to catch a beautiful sunrise over the multi-textured crater surface.

Details

9.0 hours
Join-in trip
Up to 15 persons

Activities

Hiking
Mountain / Volcano Hikes
Waterfall Visits

Suitable For

Backpackers
Solo Travellers
Couples
Small Groups

Trip Highlights

Ijen Blue Fire
Jagir Waterfall

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You're looking for a heartfelt and local way to experience Ijen, with guides who will jump through hoops for you.

What's included

What's included

  • Return Transfer from Karangasem / Banyuwangi
  • Guide
  • Mask
  • Entrance Fees
  • Torch
  • Waterfall walk
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Karangasem train station 15 mins before selected timeslot Details
  • Banyuwangi ferry terminal 15 mins before selected timeslot Details
  • Anywhere in Banyuwangi 15 mins before selected timeslot

Availability

Availability

Scheduled Trip Dates
Unavailable
Prices shown in SGD

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Banyuwangi - Ijen Crater - Waterfall - Banyuwangi
Banyuwangi - Ijen Crater - Waterfall - Banyuwangi

You'll hike to the top of Ijen Crater after midnight - catch sight of the blue flames, and if you're lucky, a beautiful sunrise

  • Anywhere in Banyuwangi (Your hotel in central Banyuwangi, Banyuwangi ferry terminal or Karangasem train station) - 15 mins before
  • 12:30 am - Leave your hotel in Banyuwangi
  • 1:30 am - Get to the start of the hike. Begin the 2.5 hour trek down into the Ijen Crater along a yellow sulphuric hiking track.
  • 5:00 am - Climb back up to the top to catch the sunrise as the stunning panorama is unveiled at an altitude of 2380m above sea level.
  • 6:30 am - Arrive back at the entrance. After the descent, Green Ijen will typically take their guests to a nearby waterfall for a short trek.

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Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Green Ijen

Green Ijen is run by Johan who hosts a homestay and organizes the transportation to Ijen. His guide at the volcano is Bahri, a former miner who knows the place very well. Although he does not speak a lot of English, he is a very caring guide who will show you the hidden corners of this place as well as patiently stop for photos.
4 years experience
English (basic), Bahasa
Community-Based
Litter-Free

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.9 out of 35 helpful reviews
Warm & Friendly
8
Value-for-Money
7
Memorable Trip
7
Knowledgeable
6
Comfortable Trip
5
Good Food
4
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Kim fletcher and Craig Moore
16 Mar 2020

Most amazing experience and doing it with our guide who use to be a miner was sure ch a privilege! Our transport was super organized and excellent. Thank you!!

Natalia Medvetchi
16 Mar 2020

The trip was amazing and Johan is an amazing host!
The level of professionalism is outstanding and I would definitely recommend this trip. It is once in a lifetime experience and is totally worth it!

Leonie Hulitz
10 Mar 2020
Calvin Zacharias
04 Mar 2020

Professional Guide. All around a very good trip to Ijen.

Nelli Schneider
16 Feb 2020
Johan picked us up at our guesthouse at 00.40 (on time!) and took us together with one other person to Ijen. He provided us with a gas mask, torch and even lend me an extra jacket (its cold up there). The guide was really nice, his english was limited but you saw that he had a lot of knowledge (20 years he was working there as a minor worker). He always waited when we needed a quick break and was always looking for us and showed us where to walk safely and so on. Hands down, a really nice experience. I can really recommend this tour. You wont regret it! Thank you Johan and Boli.

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Cancellation Policy
If there are strict Covid-19 regulations that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits (can be used on multiple bookings with no expiry) or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.

Policies

Policies

Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
Cancel for free 7 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Green Ijen would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.

Helpful Questions from Our Community

Q
What should I pack?
A
Dry bag
Hat
Sufficient water (1L)
Sunscreen
Toiletries
Trekking shoes (simple trainers will do)
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