Exotic Travel Ijen Crater
Tourism is no less interesting, located on the border between Banyuwangi and Bondowoso East Java province is the mountain or crater of Ijen. Ijen is one of the active volcano in Indonesia. Mount Ijen has 2,368 meters above sea level high. Kawah Ijen crater which is a tar-acid in the world has a depth of about 200 meters and wide crater about 5,466 hectares. To enjoy the beauty of Ijen crater takes about 2 hours, but it was comparable to what can be obtained for the Ijen crater offers the charm of outstanding natural beauty, especially when watching the blue flame / Ijen BlueFire / Tourism bluefame phenomenal crater.
The crater has a depth of approximately 300 meters below kalderaKawah wall with an area of 20 sq km caldera surrounded by walls as high as 300-500 meters. Additionally, acids which exist in craters near zero with temperatures reaching 200 degrees Celsius, which means the water crater enough to melt even the clothes of the human body in a short time.
In terms of natural scenery, this tour has a very beautiful natural charm. In the morning, you will be presented with sunrise view is amazing. In addition, the morning sun shining on the crater will be reflected thereby forming the sheen turquoise color of the surface.
Mount Ijen is a complex consisting of Ijen crater and highlands. An attractive tourist spot located in three districts of Situbondo, Bondowoso and Banyuwangi. In the volcano area is sulfur mining, which shows that the volcano is still active and activity. While in Ijen crater area, visitors can see the miners busy sulfur piles carry on their backs, down a steep and filled with toxic gases are dangerous. This is because the crater is a crater that is used for the extraction of sulfur in wilayan Banyuwangi – East Java, which is also the largest sulfur mine in Indonesia
Every sulfur miners at Kawah Ijen travel carry the burden on their shoulders, weighing between 75-90 kg should, heading about 300 meters to the edge of the crater, the slope of 45-60 degrees and then continue on foot as far as 3 kilometers with a reduced field of weighed. In a day and the miners on average 2 times to transport sulfur from the crater of Mount Ijen.