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Ijen Crater

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Address: Banyuwangi 68454, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Kawah Ijen

Kawah Ijen is Vocano Montain in Indonesia, Banyuwangi City, East Java. very well for photographer explore beauty panoramic of Kawah Ijen which famous phenomenon of Blue Fire in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Banyuwangi, Indonesia
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Banyuwangi, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kawah Ijen is Vocano Montain in Indonesia, Banyuwangi City, East Java. very well for photographer explore beauty panoramic of Kawah Ijen which famous phenomenon of Blue Fire in the night day, next in morning day the Kawah Ijen has beauty panoramic of the Lake which has turquoise color, is Wonderful Kawah Ijen Banyuwangi.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was not for the weak. better be good trained becouse its steep and its hard trakking. we did this in 8 celcius and windstorm and hevy rain........but we still want to do it again. recommanded!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful experience to climb this crater. At night, you can see the blue fire inside of the crater, would highly recommend. Great views.

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Venlo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We left our hotel in Ketapang at 1AM to visit the Ijen vulcano and blue fire. At 2AM we started walking and we had plenty of time to get to the blue fire and watch it for a while. We are not fitness fanatics, so basic fitness is sufficient! Local guides are present at the parking & entrances and can... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think 1:00 is the best time to start walking to the Ijen. The duration of the starting point to a crater about 2.5 hours with break twice. quite tired but when we arrived at the crater, we could see a beautiful blue fire. Our guides (if I don't wrong, his name "ribut") very good guide. He guided me and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

with the guidance from Pak Selphie, a local Banyuwangi guide, we climbed Ijem at 130am and reach the Ijen around 230am. then we went down to Ijen Sulphur mining (1 hour) and climb back to top by 5am it is already daylight there. the temperature is just nice, not to cold. weather is nice, but be ready sometimes showers. make... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With only 2 hours sleep this morning, me and my friends arrived at the downhill at around 1.30am and we started our journey up at 1.45am. It was about 3km route and I took an hour and a half to reach this spot. We was told that the usual time people took was around 2-2.5 hours. Upon reaching to the... More 

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Legazpi, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ijen is an easy hike if you are reasonably fit but will take much longer if you are unfit so visitors need to adjust their times for this. In our case one of our group was really slow so sadly we could not get down to the crater lake in time; it was weekend and there were literally thousands of... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never seen anything like the Ijen Crater before. It was spectacular. We came as part of our Mount Bromo and Ijen tour, and chose not to do the blue fire. We left our hotel about 3am, and began the hike up the hill to the crater about 4am. The hike is a mud/sand trail that is steep in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The climb up to the very top is 3.5km (I think) and can take you about an hour if you are reasonably fit - it gets very steep. You'll reach the gas mask vendors and they'll try to rent them to you for 50'000 Rp... Tip 1: tell them your guide says they should be 25'000, which is the actual... More 

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