Ijen Crater is a crater located on the Ijen plateau (formerly known as Idjen) at an altitude of 2,443 masl, which stands in 3 districts namely Banyuwangi, Situbondo, and Bondowoso. With Bromo, Ijen Crater is one of the favorite tourist destinations in East Java, as a natural tourist Ijen Crater offers a variety of interesting things to see
1. Blue Flame
As often told, it is said that the blue flame phenomenon in Ijen crater is one of only two places in the world, it invites visits from tourists from all over the world throughout the year, on the internet there are many photos scattered about how amazing this phenomenon is, why do you not here to see it right away?
2. The Crater
Ijen Crater is in the form of a neat caldera such as carvings where inside is a giant sulfur lake in turquoise, in Indonesia, there is no beautiful crater beside in Kelimutu, East Nusa Tenggara. After witnessing the phenomenon of blue fire, tourists will usually rise further up to await the sunrise and capture the Ijen crater from above.
3. The Land Above The Clouds
Tourists go up to the Ijen crater usually at night when they don’t see anything other than the light from the flashlight, but when walking down the journey the scenery of the Ijen mountains will greatly spoil the eyes and become an interesting photo object, the peak of Mount Ranti that seems to float on clouds, pine forests, and community plantations seen in the distance are some of the things that can be seen and perpetuated.
4. Sulfur Miners
How much do you think the normal load can be lifted by someone weighing 60 kilograms? In Ijen Crater it is commonplace to find where a traditional sulfur miner lifts a basket of sulfur weighing 80 – 120 kilograms loyal day, now some of them provide trolley services for those of you who don’t want to walk to reach the top.
The closest access to reach Ijen crater is from Banyuwangi (1-hour drive), in Banyuwangi itself there are various accommodations to visit, if you come from Jakarta or Kuala Lumpur, now there are direct flights to Banyuwangi. Banyuwangi is also the closest access to reach Bali.
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