Ijen Volcano Trekking

What the adventure look like?

One of the visitors attention in the area of ​​the crater, the existence of traditional sulfur miners. The workers dared to approach the lake to dig sulfur with simple equipment and then carried with a basket. The sulfur miners take sulfur from the bottom of the crater. Here the smoke is quite thick, but the degree necessary equipment such as gloves masks, they are still looking for molten sulfur. The molten sulfur obtained from the pipe leading to the source of volcanic gases that contain sulfur. This gas is then piped out in the form of molten sulfur red and yellow sulfur after freezing. Once the sulfur is cut, the miners would carry through the path. Heavy burden borne between 80 to 100 kg. The miners are accustomed to bear this heavy burden while down the path on the cliffs of the caldera down the mountain as far as 3 kilometers.

This activity requires extra effort, please prepare yourself before starting this activity.


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Ijen Volcano Trekking is one of the challenging adventure activities that can be an option to add a beautiful impression at holiday time. Climb to the crater of Ijen is very different from climbing in other areas. Here, the tourists will see the miners carrying sulfur from the crater of Ijen brought to the processing site that has a considerable distance.

Ijen Volcano or Mount Ijen is an active volcano located in Banyuwangi regency, East Java, Indonesia. This crater has a height of 2,443 m and has erupted four times (1796, 1817, 1913, and 1936). Ijen Crater is located at an elevation of 2,368 meters above sea level. Interestingly is this crater is located in the middle of the largest caldera on the island of Java. Above the crater of Mount Ijen looks very beautiful. This crater is a large lake with a bluish green mist and sulfur fumes are very fascinating. In addition, cold air with a temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, even can reach temperatures of 2 degrees Celsius, will add to the sensation. Various plants that exist only in the highlands can also be found, such as Edelweis Flowers and Pine Mountain.

Ijen Trekking Adventures is divided into two different types of tour packages. Please choose according to desire and the time you have.

1 DAY 1 NIGHT IJEN VOLCANO TREKKING

Pick up will start between 10.30pm - 11.00pm. Depart to Gilimanuk port which takes approximately 3 hours drive. Crossing will done using passenger ship (ferry) to the island of East Java (Ketapang). It took approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to arrive at the port of Ketapang, Banyuwangi. 2 hours of driving longer needed to reach the start point of trekking. Before the journey begins, guides who stood guard post will give you a small illustration of the situation in this area. It only takes about 2-3 hours to reach the Ijen crater. We can also take a closer look to the Ijen crater dropped following sulfur carrier workers. After enjoying the charm of Ijen crater, we could go back to the start point to go back to Bali. We will arrive in Bali in the afternoon or evening (Depending on the traffic condition).

2 DAYS 1 NIGHT IJEN VOLCANO TREKKING

Pick up will start between 07.00am - 07.15am. Depart to Gilimanuk port which takes approximately 3 hours drive. Crossing will done using passenger ship (ferry) to the island of East Java (Ketapang). It took approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to arrive at the port of Ketapang, Banyuwangi. Upon arrival in Banyuwangi (East Java), we will rest in a hotel. The journey to the start point will be done in the morning on the second day. About 1,5 hours of driving longer needed to reach the start point of trekking. Before the journey begins, guides who stood guard post will give you a small illustration of the situation in this area. It only takes about 2 hours to reach the Ijen crater. We can also take a closer look to the Ijen crater dropped following sulfur carrier workers. After enjoying the charm of Ijen crater, we could go back to the start point to go back to Bali. We will arrive in Bali in the afternoon (Depending on the traffic condition)

What to bring?

Modest clothes, Trekking Shoe, Camera, Hat, Sun screen and cash.

Prices:
1 Day 1 Night Ijen Volcano Trekking
US$ 245 net/person - min. 2 people
Single Traveler: US$ 459 net
2 Days 1 Night Ijen Volcano Trekking
US$ 259 net/person - min. 2 people
Single Traveler: US$ 479 net
Rates are Inclusive : 
  • Air-conditioning land transportation
  • Lunch
  • Boat Ferry Ticket
  • Accomodation (2 days 1 Night)
  • Mineral Water
  • Guide fee
  • Insurance
Rates are subject to High Season Surcharge.

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