Ijen Volcano Activity

July 25, 2018

Ijen Volcano Activity

Ijen Volcano Activity

Doing tourism activities in Ijen Carter is one of exciting tourist activities that can make your vacation more memorable. Ijen Carter is one of the tourist attractions in East Java, Indonesia. You can see the beauty of Ijen Carter from the highest peak and see the natural phenomenon here as long as Ijen Volcano Activity is safe to visit.

However, the climbing to the Mount Ijen closed since Wednesday (22/3/2018) because of toxic gas and reopened on Friday (6/4/2018). The climbing activity only can be done start from 4 AM- 12 AM. Before the incidence of explosion, the climbing open at 1 AM. This time restriction is given to the all of hikers and sulfur miners as well. There is also a warning for visitors approaching the crater maximum 1 Km radius. So the information can be changed over the time based on its activity, so it’s better to check the latest information related to Ijen Volcano Activity before you go.

The beauty of Ijen Crater

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Travelling to the Mount Ijen is so pleasant because visitors will be served with Tosca scenery shade from the carter lake. This thing adds more value in beauty of Ijen Carter. There are many sulfur miners around Mount Ijen can be e special experience who visit this tourist attraction and it also indicates that this mountain is still active as well as doing its activities.

You are able to see the activities of miners while they are working. They cut the hunk of sulfur that has hardened and frozen only with simple or traditional equipments. The sulfur pieces were carried on their shoulders by using traditional basket. They carry sulfur around 80 to 100 kg at one time, it’s great loaded. In addition, they should take a far route around 3 km to the sulfur pitchers. The sulfur miners were allowed to carry the sulfur only twice a day for safety reasons.

Despite you can witness the activities of sulfur miners, then one more thing that you can see and no less beautiful is the natural view of Arabica coffee plantations. You are able to take a moment to do short tour around the plantation area to see the process of coffee by farmers directly.  You can see the full process of processing the coffee beans become Arabica coffee products which are famous of its rich taste.

When visiting the crater, visitors are required to wear a mask to anticipate the inhalation of sulfur gas carried by caulk that harm for health. The sulfur level in Ijen Carter is pretty high, so it’s highly suggested to wear a mask when visiting this area. Then you can enjoy the beauty of turquoise sea from the peak of mountain which is very wonderful. In order to visit this tourist attraction, then visitors can travel through three districts, they are Banyuwangi, Bondowoso and Situbondo.

As mentioned before that activity in Mount Ijen can be changed over the time based on its current situation, it’s better to collect more information before you go there to get best scene for your vacation.

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