Banyuwangi tourism object are becoming the new trend among travelers, both domestic and foreign. Two most visited destinations that are attracted many visitors are Ijen Crater and Baluran National Park. Tour Banyuwangi accommodates every tourist needs with cheap tour package to Banyuwangi through shared tour package.
Shared tour to Ijen Crater and Baluran is a cheap tour package for backpackers who wants to backpacking to Indonesia. This backpacking trip accommodates any cost like boat rental cost, fuel, fee for guide and boat crews, all of it covered by the tour participants in a trip. It is thus the travel expense will be more affordable.
The Fascinating Ijen Crater Blue Fire
Ijen crater blue fire is a rare natural phenomenon found around sulphur mining area in Mount Ijen, Banyuwangi, East Java. Blue flame Ijen is a natural phenomenon from the burning of solfatara gas which coming out to the ground. FYI, blue fire phenomena can only be found in two places, is in Ijen Crater, Banyuwangi, Indonesia and Danakil Depression, Ethiopia.
In this shared tours, the crews will pick up the tourists from their hotels, or the participants can meet together in Tour Banyuwangi’s basecamp as the meeting point, which is located at Jalan KH. Agus Salim no 3A Banyuwangi.
Leaving from the meeting point or hotels, the group will head to Paltuding trekking camp. Dawn in the morning, the group will start to hike to Mount Ijen. The hiking is started around 01.00 – 02.00 am. The trekking is about 3 kilometers long and commonly takes 1,5 – 2 hours.
Reaching the summit of Ijen mountain, the tour participants will enjoy the blue fire before sunrise. When the sun already rises, you will be greeted by the beautiful turquoise caldera of Ijen volcano, and also the sulphur miners who climbing up and down the hill with sulphur stones on their shoulders.
The participants of Ijen blue fire tour will go back to Paltuding around 06.00 am. If possible, depends upon the condition of the group members, the participants may visit Jagir waterfall before going down to the city.
Jagir waterfall Banyuwangi is a twin waterfall located in Desa Kampung Anyar, Kecamatan Glagah. After visiting those beautiful waterfall, the crew will drive the participants back to meeting point or hotels, either to take some rest or to check out immediately.
Explore Baluran, The Africa van Java
At midday, the tour participants will be picked up to Baluran National Park. Located in the east end of East Java, these national park has a natural prairie called Savannah Bekol. The tourists will find an African-like landscape with animals roaming around the wide savannah.
Savannah Bekol is the natural habitat for Javanese Banteng (Bos javanicus), wild buffalo, deer, peacock, monkey, several kinds of bird and other fauna. Baluran is also a home for the typical flora, Akasia, which attracts the visitors to take some selfies. Some skulls of deers and bantengs heads are displayed there to make the park more iconic.
Not only the fascinating savanna and exotic jungle, in Baluran National Park tour you can also see the white-sand beach called Pantai Bama. Bama beach Baluran serves you a georgeous underwater. The tour participants can snorkle or just have a sitghseeing through the mangrove forest.
Having explored national park which called as the little Africa van Java, the group will be back to the city, Banyuwangi, around 15.30 pm. It takes around an hour from the park to the city. The crew will take the tour participants to bus station, station, hotel or any drop area around the city.
Ijen Baluran Shared Tour price
Shared tour to Ijen Crater and Baluran is managed by Tour Banyuwangi, a tour management and tour planner which having experience in tourism management for years. Tour Banyuwangi provides private tours, small and big group tours, and shared tours.
The package price of Ijen Baluran sharing tour is affordable, namely Rp 400.000 per pax, relatively a good deal for a fun and memorable tour. It is cheap, but Tour Banyuwangi keeps serving you professionally.
In this shared tour, we accomodates each participant with: transportation to and from Ijen Crater, tour guide, Ijen Crater insurance, rented gas mask, admission to Ijen and Baluran, transportation to and from Baluran, and mineral water.
Attracted to explore the beauty of Ijen Crater and Baluran? Contact Tour Banyuwangi to make your deal in this wonderful backpacking tours. Get ready to witness the exotic caldera, Ijen Crater blue flame and beautiful savannah in Baluran.
Itinerary Shared Tour to Ijen Crater and Baluran National Park
- 00:30: Meeting point in Tour Banyuwangi / pick up points around Banyuwangi city
- 00:35: Heading to Paltuding trekking camp
- 01:30: Arriving at Paltuding Ijen, briefing before hiking
- 02:00: Hiking to Ijen Crater Banyuwangi
- 04:00: Ijen trip (Ijen crater, enjoying blue fire and sunrise)
- 06:00: Down to Paltuding, Ijen
- 07:15: Trekking to Jagir waterfall (optional, depends upon the conditions of the group members)
- 08:00: Explore Jagir waterfall, Banyuwangi
- 08:30: Back to meeting point
- 09:00: Break (in Resto GAMA/requested place/meeting point)
- 11:30: Heading to Baluran National Park
- 13:30: Explore Bekol savannah and Bama beach
- 15:30: Back to Banyuwangi city
- 17.30: End trip (Drop off to hotel/station/bus station/any area around Banyuwangi city)