9
Mar
2017
IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR

IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR FROM SURABAYA (2D1N)

SURABAYA – IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR – SURABAYA
(2 DAYS 1 NIGHT)

DAY 1: SURABAYA – HOTEL IN BANYUWANGI
Ijen blue fire tour from Surabaya will start at 9.00 AM in Surabaya area (Train Station, Airport or Hotel). The journey will take ±8 hours’ drive to your hotel in Banyuwangi. You will pass some rural landscapes, rice fields, beach, and hills. You will be escorted to Pasir Putih beach for your lunch break. Upon your arrival in Banyuwangi, you will stay in Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar hotel before you do Ijen Blue Fire at 1.00 AM.

OPTIONAL: If you don’t want to take a long long drive from Surabaya to Banyuwangi, you can take a plane from Surabaya to Banyuwangi. The flight will take about an hour; you can take Lion Air or Garuda Indonesia.  We will pick you up in Blimbingsari Airport in Banyuwangi

Flight Information:

SURABAYA – BANYUWANGI

  5:50 am   7:00 am Garuda Indonesia 7302  S M T W T F S  SUB-BWX
11:45 am 12:45 pm Garuda Indonesia 7304  S M T W T F S  SUB-BWX
12:00 pm 12:50 pm Wings Airlines       1880  S M T W T F S  SUB-BWX

DAY 2: IJEN BLUE FIRE TOUR – BACK TO SURABAYA
Ijen blue fire tour will start at 1.00 from your hotel in Banyuwangi, you are requested to wear trekking shoes for your safety hike. The journey will take about an hour from your hotel to Paltuding (1850 m). Paltuding is parking point or starting point before you hike Ijen Crater (2386m). The trekking will take about ±2 hours until the blue fire point, it depends on your pace and condition. At least you should be at the peak of Ijen Crater at 4.15 AM if you don’t want to miss the blue fire.  The blue fire always appears every night and it will be gone when the sun rises at 5.20 AM. After enjoying the blue fire, you should go back to the top of Ijen Crater, from the top you will see the view of the turquoise lake. It will be nice when the sun shines onto the lake. Ijen crater has the biggest sulfuric lake in Indonesia, and it’s one of the biggest sulfuric lakes in the world with the acidity below 0. The acidity of the lake is around 0,5 ph.

Besides the picturesque landscape, you will be amazed at the sulfur miners or workers here; they can carry the block of sulfur up to 90kg from sulfur mining point to the top of Ijen Crater. They only get paid IDR 80,000, it depends on how many kgs of sulfur they can carry because per kg is only IDR 1,000. If you have biscuit or candy, you can give it to them after you take a photo of them. Then we will back down to Paltuding and go back to your hotel for having a breakfast and prepare your stuff before you continue your trip back to Surabaya.

OPTIONAL: If you don’t want to take a long long drive from Surabaya to Banyuwangi, you can take a plane from Surabaya to Banyuwangi. The flight will take about an hour; you can take Lion Air or Garuda Indonesia.  We will pick you up in Blimbingsari Airport in Banyuwangi.

Flight Information:

BANYUWANGI – SURABAYA

7:30 am 8:20 am Garuda Indonesia 7303 S M T W T F S  BWX-SUB
1:15 pm 2:05 pm Wings Airlines       1881 S M T W T F S  BWX-SUB
1:15 pm 2:10 pm Garuda Indonesia 7305 S M T W T F S  BWX-SUB

 Price is in IDR and includes:

  • Pick up service from Surabaya & transfer out to Surabaya.
  • 1 Night stay in Ijen Crater area with a breakfast
  • Land transportation with driver and fuel during the trip
  • Mineral water and English speaking guide
  • Gas mask and local guide for Ijen Blue fire Tour
  • 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 )
  • Bar, laundry, phone calls, and the internet
  • Cost for lunch & Dinner during the trip
  • Cost for round way airfare from Banyuwangi to Surabaya and Surabaya to Banyuwangi
  • Tipping & other personal costs

For further information about Ijen Bue Fre Tour from Surabaya and booking, please feel free to contact us directly to our E-mail: bluefireijentour@gmail.com / WhatsApp number: +6287755920876

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