Mount Ijen Blue Fire Tour From Bali

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From $135.72

18 reviews   (4.89)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 22 hours

Departs: bali, indonesia

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Blue fire adventure, We will start the trek at 02.00 am from Paltuding with Experienced local Guide will climb for about 1.45 minutes to reach the top of Mt Ijen . The route is well maintained in good condition and other views of rounding volcanoes and luxurious vegetation will make your journey more memorable. From the crater rim, we will take you down to see the blue fire right on the edge of the acidic lake (temperature of the lake : +- 40°c; Ph: 0,5 ; max depth:+-200m). The laker is also the source for the river Banyupahit, resulting in highly acidic and metal-enriched river water which has a significant detrimental effect on the downstream river ecosystem. No worry we already providing you gas mask.

Hike to go down (+- 45mins, rocky) .

After see the spectacular Blue Fire, we climb back to crater rim to enjoy the sunrise over the entire volcanic area. after that we will go down, it’s take about 1 hour, our driver already waiting for you, but before we back to Bali.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes


Experience Local Guide

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 60

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Minimum booking 2 person is required
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy


Agony and torment, 10/10 would recommend
SkitzoCat, 12-09-2022
TLDR: Dino has the patience of a saint, the volcano is incredible, and if you are not fit take the damn taxi.

I simply couldn't pass up the opportunity to visit one of only 2 blue fire volcanoes while I was visiting Bali. Unfortunately I wasn't in the best physical shape by the time I got to Bali due to long COVID, but I was determined to make the climb! Had I known just how gruelling it would be beforehand, I would have taken up one of the taxis at the entrance (900,000 IDR for both ways).

Alas the darkness of 2am hid the torment awaiting me and I naively walked right past the taxis calling out to me and began the hike with my (unfairly fit) husband and Dino Lian, our guide. Did Dino explain the hike in detail before we even started the hike? Yes. Am I geographically challenged and had no idea what any of it meant? Also yes.

We had to stop for a break many, many times on the way to the summit and both my husband and Dino spurred me on without too many jokes at my expense. Dino, my husband, myself, and my jelly legs successfully made it to the rim of the caldera! Happy days! Dino then reminded us that to get to the blue fire and sulphur mine, we would have to descend into the caldera to the lakes edge.

Once again my path forward was hidden by darkness and so I did not know of the further horrors that awaited my legs. The hike up the side of the mountain turned into a scrambling climb for the descent and I absolutely regretted not buying that new pair of Brooks sneakers with superior grip (seriously, it is VERY slippery in places). We eventually made it down to the sulphur mine and were able to witness the absolutely beautiful blue fire. We watched the miners work and bought a little sulphur turtle for 200,000 IDR. The climb back up was the most horrific physical exertion I have ever imposed upon myself and as the sky slowly lightened I was able to finally see the insane climb I had got myself into. By the time I hauled myself Gollum-style back up to the caldera's rim my muscle's muscles were on fire. Dino and my husband both had the gall to not even be out of breath.

From there we watched the sun come up and were finally able to see the beautiful scenery around us. Unfortunately we were unable to see the lake clearly due to the amount of volcanic gas that day, however Dino kindly sent us some photos and videos he had previously taken on a clear day. As wise as he is kind, Dino then organised a taxi to get my pathetic bag of bones back down the volcano (400,000 IDR for the down trip).

Overall the tour was fantastic, each of the staff were super friendly and professional, and I highly recommend this tour.
Amazing experience
NorthStar40069139836, 04-09-2022
The drivers and tour guide are all super good local people and the view is amazing.
We started from 7pm and the tour ended at 4pm the next day. Tiring though but it’s definitely worth it.
Highly recommend! once a life time adventure
xia0zhu0w, 07-07-2022
I originally booked another Ijen trip on Viator. However it was a fraud and the tour guide didn’t show up. So I changed my schedule the very last minute. The tour coordinator Wayan reached out to me immediately. Since I am the only one in the group who live in Ubud. Wayan managed a driver to pick me up from Ubud, which cost 7 hrs in transportation, and the driver actually waited for me at the Ferry over night to drive me back. The tour guide Sahari at the Ijen is also very helpful! He gave me a hand while I was climbing cuz some segment of the mountains were very rocky & steep. Overall it was worth it! The blue fire volcano was breathtaking, and also the Ijen lake & sunrise were stunning! This is an once a life time adventure! Highly recommend this trip. Tour guide Sahari is the best!! Everyone knows him at the volcano.
Amazing team for amazing trek!
mariegR6361DH, 21-05-2022
This was a very well organised tour! All the people were the best we could hope for! The guide, the drivers, everyone was so nice, we had the best time. Of course, the Mount Ijen was special but meeting this team made it even more special :) would 100% recommend it!
Amazing experience
coranao, 19-05-2022
Our trip to Ijen was stunning! The transfer from Canggu to the vulcano was very smooth and we had a fun time with our guides. Can recommend it to everyone who wants to have this awesome experience of hiking on an active vulcano! Thank you so much :).

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