Ijen trekking - Snorkeling pemuteran - Bali drop - 3 days / 2 nights
Start in Bali and visit Ijen; the most acidic lake on earth with its astonishing green-blueish color. The yellow orange sulfur is harvested by the miners. This in combination with snorkeling in Pemuteran.
Last updated: 6 July 2017
Day 1: Bali - Gilimanuk Ferry port - Ijen Plateau - West Bali - Pemuteran - Bali drop
We will pick you up at Bali at 08:00 in the morning. You will be heading straight to Gilimanuk. In Gilimanuk you take the ferry to Ketapang in Java. It will be around lunch when you arrive in Ketapang. After a nice lunch (not included) you continue to the Ijen Plateau, where you will spend the night in a basic homestay at the coffee plantation. You have time to explore the surroundings (waterfall, hot spring, coffee seedling area, the plantation itself) and visit the coffee factory.
Day 2: Ijen crater lake - Cemara Lawang - Bromo area (direct view at Mt. Bromo)
Early morning. Around 04:00 am you will depart to Paltuding. Paltuding is the point from where you start hiking to the most acidic lake on earth with it's beautiful blueish colors. It is just 3 kilometers but the hike might take 1.5 hours. While walking meet the sulfur miners who carry their loads up to 100 kg down the slopes to the parking area.
Once back at the parking lot, enjoy a coffee break with some local snacks. Then, the driver will head via Licin village to Ketapang. You will take the ferry back to Bali. In Bali you will be picked up by our Bali crew and you will be driven to Pemuteran, West Bali. The drive will take about 1 hour. You will spend the night in Kubuku Ecolodge, Pemuteran. Take a rest or explore the surroundings.
Optional tours: whether you can see the Blue fire phenomenon at Ijen crater lake depends on the local weather conditions and the activity of the volcano. If you would like to see the blue fire, additional costs are involved to pay for the local guide - obligatory - and your gas mask.
Day 3: Pemuteran - snorkeling Menjangan island - drop next destination in Bali
Your snorkeling tour will start at 07:00. By traditional boat you will be heading to Menjangan island for snorkeling (equipment is provided). Menjangan island is one of the famous spots for snorkeling in Bali. After you fully enjoyed the underwater world, we will drive you to your next destination, wherever in Bali.
*. Java time is one hour behind at Bali time
1. from the village Cemara Lawang you have a beautiful view over the landscape with Mt. Bromo
2. time is by estimation. If you prefer to spend more time at a certain place, everything is possible
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