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Mount Ijen Crater Banyuwangi

Mount Ijen Crater Banyuwangi

Mount Ijen Crater BanyuwangiMount Ijen Crater is a group of stratovolcanoes. This group of stratovolcanoes are located in Banyuwangi Regency, East Java. Specifically, it is located inside the larger caldera Ijen. Since crater Ijen or Kawah Ijen has the challenging route, it can be a great spot for hikers. You can also see the huge active crater in this area. But this hiking spot can be pretty dangerous too. This is an active volcano anyway. You have to be careful for this. But when you reach the rim, you will see a nice view for sure. Mount Ijen Crater is part on National Park Reserve of Ijen Tourism. Mount Ijen 2,368 meters above sea level where the peak is a series of volcanoes in East Java such as Mt. Bromo, Mount Semeru and Mt. Merapi.

Going to Mount Ijen Crater Banyuwangi
Mount Ijen crater Banyuwangi is not too difficult to access. If you take an airplane, Juanda International Airport is your fist destination. From here, you can reach this crater through Bondowoso or Banyuwangi. Banyuwangi is a little bit closer with Kawah Ijen, but the road is badly deteriorated and very steep. If you want to try this route, make sure to be careful. But if you just want to enjoy the journey, you can reach this crater through Bondowoso. The road is much better too. Do not forget to take 4 WD vehicle. This is essential since the route to Kawan Ijen is so difficult. But on the end of the journey, you need to walk for about 8 km (from 64 km) to the Pos Paltuding. This is the starting point to the crater. Along the trip, you may find the difficult challenges. But believe it, the view is beautiful. You can enjoy it during the adventure. This adventure may take for about 1 up to 1.5 hours.

The Prize is waiting on the Rim
The adventure of Kawah Ijen is challenging. This is one thing for sure. But just believe it. This is reasonable. The beautiful view is waiting for you on the rim. On the rim itself, you can see the great view to the lake. The fresh air and the beautiful view are the worthy prize. All of them are just completing the fight. If you want to approach the lake, it will take for about 40 minutes from the crater. You can see the other core of the Kawah Ijen here. But make sure to do it carefully. It will be better to do it with the experienced one. In the night, the temperature can be so low. You have to be ready for this. Do not forget to wear jacket, glove and head cover. With all of them, you can enjoy the real beauty of mount Ijen Crater Banyuwangi.

Mount Ijen Crater Banyuwangi

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Posted by : admin, on October 9, 2015


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