Monday, January 22, 2018

Kawah Ijen in Reality - Travel Like Local

Letting you know how miners and locals daily life, started from the village where several miners live. Stay together with one of miner's family for several days and getting closer with all family members. Walk around on the rice paddies on the next day, viewing morning scenery of kawah ijen with ricefield background, join the local farmer in planting rice. In the afternoon, you will visit the sulphur factory before leave the village to go kawah ijen. Knowing the next process of sulphur after loading from kawah ijen by miners, then it will be continued going to kawah ijen by sulphur truck. The truck which used to load sulphur and take them to the factory for next process. It is also usually used by miners to go kawah ijen. Spending the night at kawah ijen area, unite with miners in their barrack. Following them climb up at night to know more how they work in the sulphur mining at the crater. Arriving back to the village, you will be asked to visit some plantation around the village and taste some tropical fruits.

Trip Notes

Availability : During a year
Tour Category : Volcanoe trekking, Daily tour
Tour Duration : 3 Days / 2 Nights
Difficulty : Moderate
Elevation : 2,386 m
Status : Active volcanoe
Guide : Mr. Paing (Sulphur Miner)

Requirements :

- Good physical stamina
- Extra foods and drinks
- DSLR camera recommended
- Extra memory card
- Fair for under 12 years travelers

Route Available :

- Banyuwangi - Kawah Ijen - Banyuwangi
- Probolinggo - Banyuwangi - Kawah Ijen - Banyuwangi
- Surabaya - Banyuwangi / Bondowoso - Kawah Ijen - Banyuwangi
- Yogyakarta - Banyuwangi - Kawah Ijen - Banyuwangi


Day 1 / Discover Village Area

01 pm : Picking up at meeting point & head to village
02 pm : Have a lunch
03 pm : Rice paddies walk tour and local encounter
06 pm : Dinner & discussion

Day 2 / Coffee Plantation Tour

06 am : Join locals farming
08 am : Breakfast
09 am : Coffe Plantation and sulphur processing factory
01 pm : Lunch and Free activity
04 am : Plantation Tour
07 pm : Dinner and discussion

Day 3 / Kawah Ijen Tour

03 am : Heading to Kawah Ijen
04 am : Kawah Ijen hike up
05 am : Enjoy the landscape at the peak
08 am : Get back to village
10 am : Packing then take you to your next destination
End of service

* As a default package is "Kawah Ijen Highlight" you could change it for "Kawah Ijen by Night".


What kind of service you get

- Transportation : 4x4 car 
- Lodge : Miner's house ( 1 night)
- Meals : Home made food ( B, L, D), Snack, Drinks
- Guide : Local guide (Sulfur miner)
- Safety Equipment : Gas mask, Head Lamp, Trekking Stick
- Entry and camera fee

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    1. how much the price of admission to the crater of Ijen ?

    2. Entry will cost 150.000 (weekend) meanwhile 100.000 (weekdays).


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