Start your tour in Denpasar to the Ijen Crater Lake in East Java, Indonesia

This 2 days and 1 night tour is a 'very clean' and a favored tour among our guests; you visit the Ijen crater lake and a coffee plantation. After the tour you are brought to your destination in Bali.

ITINERARY

 

Highlights


Day 01

Bali Strait
Coffee plantation
Coffee factory

Waterfall
Sulphuric hotspring
Coffee luwak and the luwak himself


Day 02

Mountainous area
The legendary sulphur miners
Sulphur factory


Day 01. Bali (Sanur/Kuta/Denpasar) – Ijen area

Stay at the Ijen Plateau: We pick you up at your hotel in the morning. It is a three hours drive to Gilimanuk, the village where the ferry leaves for Java. The cross over takes one hour, after which we drive to a restaurant at the seashore to have lunch. Then we drive to the Ijen Plateau (1.5 - 2 hours). You still have enough time to enjoy the surroundings and visit the plantation. You can also visit the coffee factory, the sulphuric hotspring and the waterfall.
You spend the night in Catimor homestay at the Ijen Plateau.

Stay at Banyuwangi: We pick you up at your hotel in the morning. It is a three hours drive to Gilimanuk, the village where the ferry leaves for Java. The cross over takes one hour, after which we drop you in your hotel.

Day 02. Ijen trekking – Ijen crater tour – Bali

Stay at the Ijen Plateau: At 05.00 o'clock in the morning you have breakfast with coffee or tea before departing to Paltuding. Paltuding is the point from where you start trekking to Ijen crater lake. It takes a little longer than 1 hour to reach the top of Mt. Ijen. On the edge of the crater you can enjoy a colorful panorama over the Ijen crater lake. At the same time you will see the sulphur miners at work. They carry loads as heavy as 80 to 100 kg of sulphur up the rim and down the slopes of Mt. Ijen. After you enjoyed the Ijen crater lake, there is still time to visit the sulphur factory in Licin village, where sulphur is purified and packed before transported to Surabaya. Hereafter you will be driven to Ketapang, to catch the ferry to Bali. We drop you at your hotel in Bali.
Estimated time of arrival in Ketapang: 12.00 noon
Estimated time of arrival in Denpasar: 19.00

Note: if you wish to see the blue fire, you will depart at 01.00 in the morning.

Stay at Banyuwangi: At 03.00 'o clock in the morning, you will depart to Paltuding. Paltuding is the point from where you start trekking to Ijen crater lake. It takes a little longer than 1 hour to reach the top of Mt. Ijen. On the edge of the crater you can enjoy a colorful panorama over the Ijen crater lake. At the same time you will see the sulphur miners at work. They carry loads as heavy as 80 to 100 kg of sulphur up the rim and down the slopes of Mt. Ijen. After you enjoyed the Ijen crater lake and back at the parking area, you can have a modest breakfast.
On your way to Ketapang you will visit Kalibendo coffee plantation and Jagir waterfall. We drop you at your hotel in Bali, area Denpasar, Sanur and Kuta.

Note: if you wish to see the blue fire, you will depart at around midnight.