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Ijen Blue Flame Expedition from Bali

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You are staying in Ubud, Seminyak, Sanur or Canggu. You will also stop by waterfalls to freshen up after a tiring trek to Ijen Blue Flames.


1 day 1 night
Private trip
This Ijen Blue Flames trip starts from Bali will also include a stop by waterfalls on the way back, which can be a great way to get refreshed after a long journey into the Ijen crater. Pick up is from your hotel in Ubud, Seminyak, Sanur or Canggu.
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Trip Inclusions

From US$ 186.03 IDR2,549,962.57 per group (max group size of 20)
  • Private Car
  • Driver
  • Full Petrol
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Ijen Crater
  • Guide Ijen Crater
  • Professional Gasmask, torchlight
  • Mineral Water
  • Snack
  • Ferry Ticket Java & Bali
  • Trip to waterfalls
  • Return transport from your hotel in Ubud, Seminyak, Sanur or Canggu
  • SURCHARGE for Tours on Weekend will be added 10% from the total price
  • Personal expenses
  • Accomodation
  • Transport from outside Ubud, Seminyak, Sanur or Canggu (Additional charges will apply)
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Your hotel in Bali (Ubud, Seminyak, Sanur or Canggu)
The timing is flexible.
Your hotel in Bali (Ubud, Seminyak, Sanur or Canggu)


Trips available daily
Feb 28
Feb 29
Mar 01
Mar 02
Mar 03
Mar 04
Bookings should be made at least 7 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


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

Take a ferry from Bali to Java

  • 7pm Pick up from your hotel in Bali, drive 4 – 5 hours to Gilimanuk Harbor and cross over to Java by ferry
  • 11pm (Java time) Arrive at Ketapang Harbor, Banyuwangi
Day 2: Ijen - Bali
Ijen - Bali

Witness the blue flames of Ijen

  • 12am Depart for Ijen Crater
  • 1am Arrive on Post Bundar and start heading towards the crater
  • 4.30am Go to up to the crater rim to wait and witness the sunrise
  • 6.00am Arrive back to the car park and head out
  • 7.00am Arrive at coffee and rubber plantation
  • 8.00am Arrive at waterfalls where you can take a refreshing dip
  • 09.00am arrive on Ketapang Harbor and cross to Bali by Ferry
  • 5.00pm arrive to your hotel in Bali (timing is approximate, depends on exact location of your hotel)

Meet your guide

Blue Flame Tour

Blue Flame Tour is company run by a young team of professional guides based in Banyuwangi. Johanes Tony owns and runs the company with a team of ten, all with excellent English skills.
11 years experience
Fluent English

What others are saying

4.8 out of 30 helpful reviews
21 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
Our tour guide Arif was amazing. He was funny and kept the whole tour interesting. He went into the sulphur smoke to get good pictures for me asking me to stay back. The driver Hendrik went out of his way to drop us to the harbour and making sure everything was smooth. Highly recommended!!
caledane, United Kingdom
19 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
Despite the fact that I had accidentally booked this trip in February... Yohanes and his team Kiki and ex-miner Yono accommodated our last minute schedule change. Two of us went on this trip, we were met at the ferry by Kiki who greeted with a smile and a cake. We then driven on good roads in an air conditioned car to the bottom of the trek. There we were greeted by Yono an ex-sulphur miner who then led us on the track up the volcano. We were both given torches and gas masks. The trek requires a little bit of effort and a modest degree of fitness. After a few kms you then descend into the caldera. It’s difficult to appreciate this as the trek is carried out in the dark so that you can appreciate the blue flame at night. When dawn eventually breaks you realise that truly you are in the crater of a volcano... which is quite something! We then had the opportunity to have a wash in a secluded and deserted waterfall... which is a must... you will stink of sulphur! All in all an experience worth doing. If you decide to do the tour from Bali, I would recommend making sure you’ve recovered from your flights as the Bali to Ijen tour involves a 4 hour taxi drive if you are staying in Denpasar to the port. We were both shattered and required a day to recover! We are very grateful to how well Blueflame Tours looked after us and cannot thank Yono, Kiki and Yohanes enough for being so helpful, professional and accommodating.
aikot892, United States
08 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
We did a night-hike to Ijen crater. Our driver Mr. Hendrik was friendly. Our guide Arif is a young man who used to be a sulfur miner at Ijen so he was knowledgeable of not only the terrain but the life of the local miners who carries 70 kilos of sulfur out on their shoulder til this day. He helped us to pay proper respect to the miners who tend to get disrespected and shoved around by the tourists all day. He spoke English well. He also helped us take good pictures of the blue flames even under strong sulfur fumes. They are very good people. I highly recommend.
Jumbo A
02 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
Excellent service. Great tour guides. We even treated one of the guide like our adopted old child (kiki). Tour guide was patient with me while hiking mt ijen as it was very steep. 10secs Stops was made every 10 to 15 mins. Showed great concern on me especially when it was windy. ..sandy. ..dusty. breathing was getting harder. In the end it was worth everything. Amazing service. ..we were well looked after. Thank you Ijen Blueflame
01 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
Excellent 3D2N tour of Mount Bromo and Ijen Blueflames organised by Johanes Tony at Blueflametours. Picked up by the driver and guide Hartono. He spoke fluent English, was punctual and drove safely in a well maintained SUV. He offered great tips on where to get the best views at Mount Bromo. At Ijen Crater the tour included a guide (Hassan) who safely led the hike up to the crater rim and the descent into the crater to see the blue flames. Hassan was a figure of calm when the wind direction changed and needed to wear the gas masks. He offered great tips on the best locations for the best photos. In summary a well organised tour (by Johanes) with great people on the ground (Hartono and Hassan) to make it an enjoy and memorable tour. Highly recommended.

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
While we understand that plans change, we also have to be fair to each supplier, who needs time to prepare logistics for your trip such as manpower, food, permits, and more.
Flexible cancellation policy
As Blue Flame Tour pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, full refunds will only be for trips cancelled 5 days before your trip starts.
Flexible Date Policy
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Packing list for the trip
Dry bag
Sufficient water (1L)
Trekking shoes (simple trainers will do)
Warm clothes

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