Ijen Crater

The Active Volcano for Adventurer Hikers

Ijen crater is the biggest crater lake in Java. The sulfur crater lies between a natural dams of deeply etched rock. It is 200 meter deep and contain about 36 milion cibic meter of steaming acid water. Shrounded in a smelling, swirling sulfur cloud, inside the crater the different color and size of stones are found indeed, the crater of Ijen is a beautiful garden of stones as well.

The view of sulfur  miners who climb and go down to the crater is also amazing. A man put’s about 110 kg of yellowish stone in to his basket, before he descends the mountain slope to sell his load, carrying the some basket, going in the some direction, digging the some mineral. It is the natural picture that can be seen everyday .

Get Around

You can take a walk for about 1-1.5 hours around the crater rim. 

Starts at 01:00 AM

‘Kawah Ijen’ is highly recommended for nature enthusiasts and hikers

3 km long route

The air around Ijen Crater normally will reach about 10 degrees celsius daily