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Join-in Ijen Blue Flame Trek (with homestay night before trek)

By Ijen Pepe

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You want a place to get some rest before you embark on your trek to the Iken Blue Flames. The guides are friendly, professional and speak great english!

Overview

1 day 1 night
Group trip (20 travellers per group)
Trek deep down into the Ijen crater with a former miner to see the blue light of flared sulphur and witness where one of the most basic elements of the earth is found. Come back up to the top just in time to catch a beautiful sunrise over the multi-textured crater surface.
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What's included

US$ 47.22 IDR649,988.13 per person
  • Pick up service from Banyuwangi
  • Car with Air con
  • safety Driver
  • Gas Mask
  • Entrance Fee
  • 1 Night Accommodation cold shower only
  • Breakfast -Indonesian food - Mineral water
  • drop off Service to pier/bus/train station at Banyuwangi
  • Tips guide
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Personal expenses
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Accommodation

Transport

Pick-up
The timing is flexible.
Banyuwangi area (harbor, bus or train station)
Drop-off
The timing is flexible.
Banyuwangi area (harbor, bus or train station)

Availability

Trips available daily
Feb 25
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Feb 26
Wednesday
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Feb 27
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Feb 28
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Feb 29
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Mar 01
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Bookings should be made at least 2 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Banyuwangi

Check in homestay

Accommodation: Ijen Pepe - ijen

  • They will pick up you in your arrival at any place in Banyuwangi city center. Ketapang harbour if you came from Bali or bus terminal in Banyuwangi.
  • Then they will bring you homestay place located 10 minutes from the main center, so you can very easy discover the city before your travel to Ijen Crater, then check in at accommodation, so you can relax and rest, stay overnight at accommodation and free program
Day 2: Ijen Crater - Waterfall
Ijen Crater - Waterfall

Today you will trek to blue flame ijen crater then go to coffee plantation and waterfall

Accommodation: Ijen Pepe - ijen

  • 01.00 AM leave the homestay and head by car about 1 hour drive to Paltuding pots ( 1800 meters dpl )
  • 02.00 AM a briefing from the guide
  • it's about 3 km walk to summit Mount IJEN BLUE FLAME TOUR and take 1 hour to the top of Ijen MOUNTAIN
  • 03.00 AM, the guide will provide you Special gas mask, Then they will bring you inside the crater to see mystery of blue flames, it's about 30 minutes walk slowly going down to the crater, rocky trekking
  • 3.30 AM already inside the Ijen crater you only have 1,5 hour to see blue flames phenomenon and you can see Ijen miners collecting and carrying sulfur stones
  • 5.00 AM Then go up to see the sunrise at the viewpoint; then 1 hour walk back to the parking lot
  • 8.00 AM go to coffee plantation, where you can see fields of coffee as well as clove plants
  • after that you will go to Jagir Waterfall
  • Then back to the accommodation, have breakfast, then you can relax or maybe take a quick shower
  • then you will be dropped off at the harbour, train station or bus station.

Meet your guide

Ijen Pepe

The founder of Ijen Pepe, is Sapto Hadi or Pepe, as dubbed by one of his customers. Pepe started his career as a welder, but would often times get asked to be a guide during his days off, and fell in love with the job. He has been guiding now since 2011 and loves every minute of it. A local of Banyuwangi, he will be able to share the best of this small town which is the gateway to Ijen.
9 years experience
Fluent English, Bahasa, French
Community-Based

What others are saying

5.0 out of 30 helpful reviews
Mare H, Thailand
08 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
I arranged a tour to fly into Malang. Pepe's driver picked us up the next morning and we drove toward Mt. Bromo. We stopped at the Madakaripuri waterfalls for a short hike. It was huge and we got soaked. It was so much fun. Our driver gave us a plastic cover to walk through the wall of water and then we dropped to our swim suits to play in the water and take photos. Then we drove to stay at the Jiwi Jawa near Mt. Bromo. We got up at 3am to go see the sunrise then hike the crater. It was great. A must see in Indonesia. After breakfast back at the hotel we drove 7 hours to a hotel near Banguwangi - the Jiwi Jawa Ijen. The next morning (middle of the night) we were picked up at 1am and set out to hike up to Mt. Ijen to see the blue fire and the sulphur miners. The hike was 14km total and it was all worth it! Pepe had local guides for each volcano area and they were both excellent. Our driver didn't speak great English but it was ok for us to get around. Pepe was really attentive, flexible, and helpful. I would highly recommend his company. We flew to Malang on a Monday, started our tour Tuesday am and flew back to Jakarta on the Friday - so 4 nights and 5 days. It was tiring but doable. Lots of driving between places so hard to squeeze too tight together. It is possible to do in two different weekends if you are close.
Oceane C, France
09 Oct 2019 on TripAdvisor
3 days / 2 nights for Mount Bromo + Kawah Ijen with incredible people, serious service, great communication and very good price. It’s actually the best pack we’ve found ! Everything is actually how it’s described with extra fun ! We have been so happy to meet : Sugik - our private driver for 3 days. So helpful, nice and safe driver ! Wanto - our Jeep driver for Bromo. Good advices and good photographer ! Anam (called Justin Bieber) - our perfect english guide for Ijen and Sam his friend. So many good laughs and Indonesian lessons ! Thanks Pepe Tour to make this trip so incredible ! We will remember it for a long time ! We recommend 100% !! Océane & Sébastien.
Quitterie d
09 Sep 2019 on TripAdvisor
There are a lot of tourists but not due to Ijen pepe tour, it’s just very popular ! Thanks to them we had a great time during this trip ! Thanks to Hendrick our driver who was very kind ! Anam,our guide in Ijen was always smiling and always fun to chat with ! And for Bromo we had a lot of fun with Wanto who drove our Jeep and took very nice photos !! A very good experience ! Thank you very much !
Noveena S, Indonesia
06 Sep 2019 on TripAdvisor
We had an amazing trip with Pepe Tours. Very professional and very good service. Our guide and driver, Pak Erwan was very good and kind. We will definitely choose Pepe Tours again for our next local domestic trip.
Svenja32
04 Sep 2019 on TripAdvisor
My boyfriend and I booked a tour with Rouf to Mount Ijen and we totally enjoyed this trip! Rouf was a great guide who accompanied us even down the crater, showed us the best paths and ways to go and helped us to take awesome pictures of the blue flames. He was also able to answer all of our questions in good English and we really enjoyed our trip!

Ijen Pepe Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Ijen Pepe pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Dry bag
Hat
Sufficient water (1L)
Sunscreen
Thick jacket
Toiletries
Trekking shoes (simple trainers will do)
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Should be in a good physical condition

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