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Address: Banyuwangi 68454, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$65.00*
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Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour
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$150.00*
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Mt. Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali

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A very refreshing hike.

Started climbing at 1.30 am, and the tracks up and down were almost pitch black, so remember your torch lights. Up-slope 2km to the top of the crater, seen a few people vomiting... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Started climbing at 1.30 am, and the tracks up and down were almost pitch black, so remember your torch lights. Up-slope 2km to the top of the crater, seen a few people vomiting along the way, but when you start to smell sulphur, you're almost there. Make sure you are not suffering from anyway respiratory illness like asthma. From the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really cool trip, definitely a must during your stay on Java. Please do note; the hike up (3,5 KM) is pretty heavy. Not easy for people who aren't very mobile, especially if you go for the blue flames and hike at night. Ijen is quite impressive though, you get rewarded for the tough hike up.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

lil hike about 1-2 hours depending on who you are and actually pretty cheap for locals but worth every time and penny. will go again for sure

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One ☝️ advice start from banyuwangi just around the corner of the ferry ⛴ arrival there is a travel agency the price is good, U$20 for the trip. Departure at Midnight arrived at the camp base at 2 am it was not many groups 5 people with 1 guide make a group. They give us gas masks 😷 and flash... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the highlights of our year long trip travelling S.E.Asia. We trekked up in the night with a group and our local guide, it was well worth it. Watching the blue flames was amazing. The sunrise was also awesome to see. Opened our eyes to whats going on in the world, the miners deserve much better pay for what... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the trip to the Ijen crater with our homestay (Didu's Homestay) and payed about 1.000.000 for 2 (private tour). Since the weather in Banyuwangi was bad the day before the tour we were a bit scared, but on the Ijen the weather was totally fine, no rain at all. The way down into the crater was hard, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Medium hike for me. 1 hour+ up for newbie like me, but worth EVERY STEP! I will go again for sure, it was such an experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Others have focused their reviews on how cool this experience is, and how neat the blue fire is. I agree 100%, and can only say that this experience truly is incredible. But there are some questions that others don't answer, so I will help provide them here. 1. You do NOT need a guide. The trail is extremely obvious. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After one hour of light climbing we faced a unique human and natural phenomenon. A sufpher lake of blue green color, a landscape never seen before, and workers descending down into the crater getting 50 - 100 kilos of sulpher out of the crater in extreme conditions (smell, steep) and carrying it down using small charriots. Impressive, making us, white... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with dimas lava a tour guide i got from lavaadventure.com. He picked up me, my sis from Surabaya airport and took us to kawah ijen. He also took us around the local area and showed us the good places to eat, etc... It was such a great experience seeing the blue fire although the trekking is pretty hard.... More 

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