Mount Ijen Hiking
1 day tour to the crater of mount ijen.
We start to drive from Lovina at arround 7pm, so its take about 2 hours to Gilimanuk harbour, then crossing for 1 hours to reach Ketapang.
We will arrive Ketapang at arround 10pm. we will drive to Paltuding rest area (1-1,5 hours drive). During this trip we also will see a number of beautiful landscape in the midle of ricefields, small villages and primary tropical rain-forest left on java island roundedby numerous volcanoes. But you will be able to see those beautiful view during on the way back after we finnish the trek.
We will start the trek at 01.30am from Paltuding with Experienced local guide. We will climb for about about 1.45 minutes to reach the top of Mt Ijen. The route is well maintained in good condition and other views of rounding volcanoes and lucurious vegetation will make your journey more memorable. From the crater rim, we will take you down to see the blue fire right on the edge of the acidic lake (temperature of the lake : +-40° c ; Ph :0,5 ; max depth : +-200m) the laker is also the source of the river Banyupahit, resulting in highly acidic and metal-enriched river water which has a significant detrimental effect on the downstream river ecosystem. But no worry we already providing you gas mask.
Hike to go down (+-45 mins)
After see the spectacular Blue Fire, we climb back to creater rim to enjoy the sunrise over theentore volcanic area. After that we will go down, its take about 1 hour , our driver already waiting for you, but before we back to Bali , we will having breakfast first.
And bellow the detail itinerary
- 7pm pick up from your hotel in Lovina, Munduk, Pemuteran
- 8pm arrive at Gilimanuk harbour
- 10pm arrive at Ketapang (we will use jeep car from here) before we continue to trekking point, first we will have simply dinner at local restaurant/ take a rest for a while
- 1.30am arrive at trekking point
- 1.45am start the trek
- 7am the trek finish and having breakfast
- 11.00 to 12.00 arrive back at Gilimanuk harbour
- 2 pm arrive at your hotel
Price is USD$100/ Per persons (minimum 2 persons)
Included: private transport from Bali and back, jeep car, private guide , 1 time lunch, 1 time breakfast, 1 time Dinner , entrance fee , return crossing by Feri, mineral water during the trex and mask.