Want to see a little bit of magic on Java island? Well, then you better add Kawah Ijen as a part of your Java Bali vacation itinerary.
Located between Banyuwangi and Bondowoso, Kawah Ijen or Ijen crater is a well-known travel destination. It is great for those who love to be in nature. Here are some tips and benefits of visiting the Ijen crater in your Java Bali vacation.
The charm of Ijen crater
Ijen crater is well known for several reasons. Those reasons are: Great during the day When you visit during the day, you can see the opaque aquamarine color of the water in the crater. The view is really out of this world.
Amazing at night Additionally, you should also visit this place during the night. You will see the wonderful ‘Blue Fire’ phenomenon as if it’s straight out of a fairy tale!
Cheap and non-challenging. For people who want to be entertained in their Java Bali vacation without spending too much money, you’ve come to the right place. You only need to pay for a 15k ticket. Plus the hike to Ijen crater is really not that challenging. Perfect for the beginner’s nature lovers!
Tips on visiting Kawah Ijen
To get the best view of Kawah Ijen, we suggest that you go on your Java Bali vacation during the dry season. This means that you should go around July to November.
The heavy rain will make your hike too challenging and dangerous. Plus, without the fog that comes after rain, the ‘blue fire’ phenomenon will be more vivid. Next, we suggest that you hire a local guide to show you the way.
You don’t want to go by yourself and get lost along the way. You won’t find another place like Ijen Crater in any part of the world. photo by @an_ddry