Explore Ijen Plateau
Ijen is an active volcano situated between three regencies in East Java: Banyuwangi, Situbondo and Bondowoso. Ijen crater is a popular destination for a night hike in order to experience a phenomenon of mysterious blue fire. Apart from wonderful landscapes, emerald lake and stunning mountains located around Ijen tourists are usually impressed by an opportunity to see a traditional way of sulphur exploitation. Every day dozens of sulphur miners pass the way to Ijen crater while carrying extremely heavy loads of sulphur stones. Difficulties in their daily-life concern not only harsh climate of Ijen Plateau and the burden of their job. Most of them work in danger of toxic fumes emanating directly from the crater.
Ijen Plataeu is also famous because of its huge coffee plantations. Owing to its climate you will experience a unique taste of local coffee beans, which are famous all over the country. Certainly its taste is even better if you just look around and see amazing mountainous landscape, fresh air and ever-green fields of coffee plantations.