Ijen Tour from Surabaya (or Malang)
Are you dreaming of an adventure to Ijen Crater? Or are you a natural wonder lover who wants to conquer this majestic place? You can simply pack your bag and let us guide your precious tour. The most comfortable journey to a majestic place like Ijen should be planned meticulously. Therefore, you will need entrusting experienced tour planner guide. We will make your Ijen Tour from Surabaya or Malang journey forevermore.
We will be pleased to pick you up from Surabaya or Malang. Next, we will guide you to Ijen Crater and leave in amazement. Ijen Crater achieved popularity in Europe since it was featured in an international magazine in the 1970s. The world starts recognizing this spectacular landscape, and the beauty is truly not a myth.
Here are the spots that you can conquer during Ijen Crater tour: sunrise by the turquoise acidic lake, short trekking with breathtaking scenery, hunting Blue Fire, viewing vast area of steaming acid water, and sightseeing and learning a superb life of Ijen sulfur miners, enjoy local cookery, the unending joy of experiencing the precious journey. Ijen Tour from Surabaya or Malang will be one of the most pleasant times to remember.
DAY 1 – Surabaya – Sempol Village
Our fully-air conditioned vehicle picks you up directly from Surabaya airport or Malang. It takes about 6 hours driving to Ijen National Park. Upon arriving at Bondowoso, you will be staying one night at a hotel.
DAY 2 – Sempol Village – Ijen Crater – Ketapang port – Gilimanuk port
Ijen Tour from Surabaya starts by transferring you to Paltuding post for about 30 minutes at midnight. It’s suggested to get your things packed because you will not come back to the hotel after the Ijen Blue Flame tour. Arriving at Paltuding post, you will be guided to take a walk for 1.5 hours to reach Ijen Crater.
You need to carry a flashlight for this midnight walking. If it is full moon period, the moonlight will help a lot. Arriving at 02.30 AM, having midnight walking allows you to enjoy the magnificent and blazing blue flames of burning molten sulfur at the rim of Ijen Crater before the sun rises.
When the sun rises, you will see a huge deep turquoise lake that is deep in color as well as depth. The beauty of the lake is surrounded by clear smooth rock cliffs standing around the lake for generations. Be careful of sulfur gas carried away by the blowing wind. At the peak of Ijen Crater requires you to carry a reliable gas mask for sulfur gas protection. The temperature at night around 9° C requires you to take along warm clothes or jacket to stand the cold weather.
Leaving Ijen Plateau and driving down to Banyuwangi will be done after having boxed breakfast. The car will directly transfer you to Ketapang harbor to continue your next trip in Bali Island or transfer to the airport in Surabaya.
End of Ijen Tour from Surabaya or Malang.
- All-in transportation with modern Air-Conditioned vehicle (toll, parking fee, fuel)
- Well-experienced driver
- All transfers
- Jeep for Bromo and Ijen excursion
- All breakfasts
- All accommodation
- All entrance fees
- Professional tour guide
- Travel insurance and other emergencies
- Visa fees and entry clearing fees
- Lunch and dinner
- Optional gratuities to driver and guide
Need to Bring
- Shoes, trekking shoes most recommended
- Jacket/ warm clothes
- Trekking stick
- Mask for sulphuric gas protection
Standard hotel check-in 14.00, check-out 12.00
Early check-in and late check-out will be subject to additional charge according to the hotel policy
In case of cancellation is made, Java Travelline has the right to retain compensation out of the agreed cost in the following way:
22 or more days prior to arrival – full refund
22 to 15 days – 25% of the total price
14 to 8 days – 50% of the total price
Less than 7 days or more than 3 days, no show – no refund
A booking fee of USD 50 to cover communication and office expenses will be charged in each case