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Address: , Banyuwangi 68454, Indonesia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Highlight of 5 weeks in Indonesia!

You need to be a poet to give this trip justice - I'm not, but I'll give it a try! I climbed with my 14-year-old son and booked through the seriously wonderful Blambangan Hotel... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

You need to be a poet to give this trip justice - I'm not, but I'll give it a try! I climbed with my 14-year-old son and booked through the seriously wonderful Blambangan Hotel. That was a good move - we paid 1,250 Rupiah for both of us, but the quality of our guide made such a difference to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A great experience and a place like nowhere else, truly unique. I would go even if there were no blue flame, but I definitely recommend doing the blue flame trip and sunrise. The hike is a bit steep, but it's not hard, just take your time. It's not western health, environment and safety standards, but bring a good pair of... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Ijen crater is indonesian language, kawah Ijen, kawah means crater, is the biggest lake acid in the world. sulfur explotation made by natural and brougt by the local peolple for whitening sugar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely STUNNING!! The crater was a beautiful sight, amazing picture opportunities. The walk up is hard work, especially in the gruelling sun! The walk down is harder, the floor is incredibly slippery and I ended up full of dust! Make sure you have proper walking shoes and wear old clothes which are okay to get dirty or ripped. Take money... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The hike up Ijen to view the crater is worth the approximately 3.5 km steep climb to the top. Don't let the climb scare you - there were many pensioners on the trail when I was there. Just take your time. On a clear day the crater with the green lake below offers an exceptional view. The area is clean.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Im starting to take a hike at 1 am. Then i arrived on the top of ijen after 2,5 hours walk. If you want to see the blue fire the best timing is around 3 am. You have to walk until the bottom of the crater and it takes like an hour to see blue fire. The sunrise starts at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We did this trip from Bali, and this was one of my top 10 life travel experiences. It is a moderately taxing hike, and you must do it in the night, but the otherworldly nature of the trek is utterly unique. We had a group of 4 miners carry up my elderly mother (arranged in advance by our local tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

No more world about it, just go there!! A guide is not mandatory, the way is taken by many tourist just follow it. Be careful it is very slippery

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I ride from Bali and looking this place. 5 hour riding eazy to find this place. 3 KM walking from paltuding camping ground with eazy acces. Unforgetable moment when see blue fire. People there are very helpful. I will return back to this place.

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Kuta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Wonderful spot But its a long walk if you are getting a bit older like me Much better than the volcano near Kintamani

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