Your tour begins at 16pm (depending on where you are staying) when you are picked up from your Bali Accommodation by your driver and driven to Banyuwangi which will take 5-6 hours. When you arrive at the parking area, you will then be given a briefing and your safety equipment including a torchlight and gas mask.
Mount Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali Overview Important Info See an eternal blue flame like no other on this full-day small group trek departing from Bali. You will trek the popular Mount Ijen and see the magnificent blue fire in Ijen Crater in Banyuwangi.
This is the only place in South East Asia and one of only two places in the world where you can see this natural phenomenon. You can only see the fire during the night, and afterwards you will be able to have excellent views of the fantastic landscape of the largest acid lake in Java, the Ijen Crater. Bring your camera to capture the moment, enjoy the beauty and challenge yourself by hiking to the crater. You will also be able to interact with the local miners.
Minimum booking: 2 people
What’s not included
The fire came out from the belly of the mountain, and because of the chemical reaction between the gas temperature and Sulphur, this creates a blue fire. Highlights Instant Confirmation Enjoy fantastic aerial views Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city Small group ensures personal service Free hotel pickup and drop-off included What You Can Expect Mount Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali Blue Fire Your tour begins at 16pm (depending on where you are staying) when you are picked up from your Bali Accommodation by your driver and driven to Banyuwangi which will take 5-6 hours. When you arrive at the parking area, you will then be given a briefing and your safety equipment including a torchlight and gas mask. Your trek will take between 1 – 2 hours to reach the summit.
The route is approximately 3 kilometres which is divided into 3 parts being 800 meters slightly uphill, 1 kilometre uphill and then 1.2 kilometres flat. During your trek, you can meet some of the strongest men in the world who are sulphur miners. These minors carry the sulphur which weighs around 60 to 80 kilograms with bamboo's sticks in their shoulder. Upon arrival at the summit, if the weather is clear, you can see the blue fire and also the Milky Way. You will be guided down to see the blue fire for the best photographs depending on the weather conditions and wind direction as your safety is paramount.
From the viewing points, you can take photos of Ijen blue fire, and also the mining activity with the traditional technique using iron sticks and no safety tools for the miner. Before you head back down, enjoy a light breakfast on top of Mountain Ijen. You will then get to see the largest acid lake on Java Island, Ijen Crater. It will take around 1 hour to get back down to the bottom. At 7am you will get back to the parking lot for your transfer back to your accommodation, arriving around 3pm. Towards the end of your journey, your lunch will be Provided in a local restaurant on the way to your Hotel.
15.00pm to 16.00pm from any hotel in Bali
1.5 Days / 1 night
i like this Tours, i can see the milky way and blue fire, lucky. the Journey is long and Tired but worthy.
the blue fire is amazing, you should try it . its a long time trip , but its worthy .
its a long Journey ,but its worthy and its High Recomended