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How To Visit Kawah Ijen

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How To Visit Kawah Ijen  ?
Spectacular scenery at an altitude of 30.000 ft from the window of the plane left Surabaya-Denpasar gave birth to a question about the location of a green lake tosca at 2.000-meter height. They will likely be in the lake crater caldera walls as high as 300-500m. A towering mountain peaks are on the side. White smoke billowing from one crater to soar into the air, making the contrast with the surrounding environment green jade.

Crater TSB. Ijen crater was named, is located in Banyuwangi, East Java. Spot has been published and well-known in France through impressions Ushuwaia Adventure that shows the-explorer Nicolai Hulot, sitting on a rubber boat tell you know about the origin of the lake Ijen with zero degrees of acidity, has a depth of 200 meters and a volume of nearly 40 million cubic meters, one the largest crater lake in the world. Acid strong enough to dissolve clothing and fingers. The view bird view camera helicopter then move to the edge of the caldera crater shows penambang2 ijen is struggling to climb carrying tens of kilograms of cargo.

Kawah Ijen was easy to visit via Banyuwangi or Bondowoso. The uniqueness of the main crater of Ijen tour apart from the exquisite panorama is seeing traditional sulfur mining transported borne by human power. Traditional mining is supposedly only found in Indonesia alone (Welirang and Ijen). Expenses are transported each weighing up to 85kg per person. This load is unusually heavy for most people, when sulfur is transported through the steep caldera wall and 800m down the mountain as far as 3km. Income received by a bearer average 25 thousand dollars per day, or about 300 dollars per kilo. A bearer is usually only able to bring down one time each day, the weight of the job. A few hundred yards there is an ancient round building from the Dutch words "Irrigation Kawah Ijen", which is now called the Round Post, a post in which the miners weigh the load and get a piece of paper about the content and value.

Travel to Kawah Ijen  starting Paltuding 1.600 masl, a post at the foot of Mount Merapi Perhutani-Ijen. From here a dirt road continues to climb to an altitude of 2.400 m above sea level and takes about 2 hours leisurely stroll. Along the way many sulfur bearer passed by exchanging friendly greetings. Reached the lip of the crater, stunning scenery in sight. A tosca green lake with a diameter of 1 km covered in mist and sulfur fumes are far below. Sulfur miners look small from above. To go to the source of sulfur tsb., We need to down a rocky cliff caldera through the path through which the miners. Wet handkerchief is necessary, because sometimes the wind blows the smoke to carry into the path of decline.

Bottom of the crater, parallel to the surface of the lake there is a place of sulfur. Thick white smoke gushed out of a kind of steel pipe which is connected to a source of sulfur. 600oC molten red fiery fumaroles melted out and froze in the cold air, forming a solid bright yellow sulfur. Sometimes uncontrolled burning embers fumaroles, which usually immediately doused with water to prevent a chain reaction piroporik. Sulfur rocks are cut with a crowbar and transported kedlm basket. Within environments such as breathing. This takes the struggle itself, the miners generally work, biting sarong or piece of cloth as a makeshift air filter.

In addition to straight to the face of the lake, around the caldera ridge interchangeable done takes about a full day. The climb to the crater of Ijen is generally recommended to begin in the morning. For security reasons, the climb to the crater ijen of Paltuding closed after 14:00, because pekatnya smoke and possible wind direction leading to the route. To pursue the journey in the morning, visitors are advised to stay at a nearby location in Bondowoso, clean mountain town, or at Situbondo a coastal town. If you liked the atmosphere of mountain estate, a memorable place to stay overnight Coffee Plantation is a Guest House in Kalisat PTP Nusantara XII, Jampit. The guest house is located in a residential complex estates at an altitude of about 1.200 meters above sea level. Also available Cottage Holidays in Paltuding clean enough, or open tent at the campsite Paltuding. Temparature average around Ijen crater is 13 ° C during the day and 2 ° C at night.

To reach the Ijen crater today is not too difficult. There are two ways, first through the town of Banyuwangi as far as 38 km to the west via the Sleek, Guava and continue to Paltuding (1,600 masl). The second way is through Bondowoso town 70 km to the east through Wonosari, Sempol (800 masl) continues to Paltuding m. The second way is the most widely adopted due to the over smooth asphalt roads, while the first way through macadam road full of steep grades. Foreign tourist visits after Bromo usually come through Bondowoso, went on through Banyuwangi, Bali and Lombok.

The route of Bondowoso with limited areas of coffee plantation, with three different gates. At each gate we were asked to sign the guest book and travel destinations. The scenery on this route is very good, with a green coffee Arabika plantations a regular Perhutani pine forest and nature reserve of virgin forest dense Ijen-Merapi. Brief visits a day to do, but staying in the coffee plantation is the right choice. Available agro-tourism package to visit coffee plantations and coffee bean processing unit to consider.

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