Ijen Blue Fire Tour from Banyuwangi



Ijen blue fire tour will start at 1.00 AM, your car will take you to Paltuding with an altitude ± 1850m above sea level, it will take about an hour drive from Banyuwangi town. Paltuding is a parking area and starting point for all visitors who want to do trekking. Upon your arrival in Paltuding, you will be welcomed by your local guide, the distance from Paltuding to Ijen Crater (2,386m) is ± 3km and normally you will need ± 1, 5 hours.

It depends on your conditions. When you have reached the top of Ijen Crater, you will see the blue fire in small size from the top of the Crater, if you are still fit enough, you will be guided to go down for 30 minutes to see the blue fire closer, make sure you have put the gas mask on your neck. The path to go down into the Bluefire point is so dangerous, it’s rocky and slippery, and you must walk slowly and listen to your guide.

Upon your arrival in blue fire point, you will be amazed to it, because it’s only two in the world, in Ijen Crater, Indonesia and Dallol Volcano in Ethiopia. The blue fire is actually from the hydrogen sulfate gas that meets oxygen on the air, and it only appears in the night. At 5.00 AM, you have to go back to the top of the Ijen Crater to see the sunrise and the view of Ijen Crater from above.

The scenery will be wonderful when the sun shines perfectly to the crater because Ijen Crater has a beautiful big sulfur lake with turquoise color. Ijen Crater is one of the most active volcanoes with the most acid lake in the world, the acidity reaches 0,8 ph – 0,5 ph.

After enjoying the enchanting scenery at Crater of Ijen Crater then we will go down to the parking area where our car is waiting for escorting you to your hotel in Banyuwangi.


Price is in IDR and includes:

  • Pick up service from your Hotel in Banyuwangi & transfer out back to your Hotel in Banyuwangi
  • Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
  • Mineral water and English speaking guide
  • Gast Mask and rain coat
  • Cost for parking during the trip

Price excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance tickets in Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
  • Tipping & other personal costs

For further information about blue fire Ijen tour and booking, please feel free to contact us directly to our Email: bluefireijentour@gmail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876 / Line ID: @yudiantosofyan