IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR FROM PEMUTERAN BALI
DAY 1: HOTEL IN PEMUTERAN – IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR – HOTEL IN PEMUTERAN
Ijen blue fire tour will start from your hotel in Pemuteran, Bali about 9.00 PM (Balinese Time). Your driver will bring you to the western part of Bali, Gilimanuk Ferry Port is one of the busiest port that help the people want to travel to Java Island by land. It will take about 2 hours’ drive then you will take a ferry for about an hour. Upon your arrival in Ketapang Ferry Port (Java Island), you will be escorted to your other driver and local guide for Ijen blue fire tour.
Ijen blue fire tour will start at 1.00 AM when you still have enough time, you will be suggested to buy some food in the minimart nearby for your breakfast on the top of the mountain. Then the car will take you to Paltuding, Paltuding is a parking place where we will park our car and starting our trekking to Ijen Crater. Paltuding stands around 1850m and Ijen Crater is around 2386m. The journey to your hotel to Paltuding will take about an hour. Upon your arrival in Paltuding, you will be asked by your guide to preparing everything that you need such as torch light and so on. We will walk in 3 km and we need ± 1, 5 hours to the top of Ijen Crater. 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 beautiful scenery around 6.40 AM, we have to go back to Paltuding then drive to your for having breakfast and take a shower. Around 11.00, we will take you to Keatapang Ferry Port, then we will take a ferry to Bali for about an hour, upon your arrival in Gilimanuk Ferry Port (Bali Side), you will meet your driver who will escort your hotel in Pemuteran Bali.
Price is in IDR and includes:
- Pick up service from your Pemuteran, Bali & transfer out back to your Hotel in Pemuteran, Bali
- Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
- Mineral water and English speaking guide
- Gas mask and raincoat
- Cost for parking during the trip
- Cost for ferry from Bali to Java and Java – Bali
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets to Ijen Crater ( IDR 100.000 on Monday – Friday and IDR 150.000 Saturday – Sunday )
- Tipping & other personal costs
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