Many volcanic tourism attraction in East Java, Indonesia one of the them are Ijen Crater or Kawah Ijen. Because the beautiful and charming nature Ijen carter became the famous tourism object by the domestic and foreign tourists.
The best time to enjoy the crater scenery is at morning, when the yellow sunlight glows the yellow water and shines the surrounding mountain like mount Merapi, the sister of Mount Ijen. At 2 pm, the crater is closed for the reason that the thick smoke from the crater that is poisonous.
There are many beautiful species of plants and various animals that can be found, such as; the edelweiss flower and the Casuarina Junghu, etc for the plants and jungle fowl and porcupine for animals. Located of Ijen Carter with a 92 hectares tourism forest and 2,386 meters high from the depth of the sea makes the temperature in the is among 2 to 8 degree centigrade.
From Surabaya, you can use the public transportation to reach Ijen Crater with the route as follow:
To reach Ijen Crater from Surabaya, we can use the public transportation with the route as follow:
- Surabaya - Bondowoso : 180 km with public bus
- Bondowoso - Paltuding : 68 km with public transport
- Paltuding - to the location : 2 km taking walks
The coffee plantation and the green of Arabica coffee trees are really an exciting scene to enjoy the tourists in Bondowoso route.
The volcano complex of Ijen is a group of stratovolcanoes, in East Java, Indonesia. With inside a larger caldera, which is about 20 kilometers wide.
The Ijen volcano is located in West of Merapi mountain, which has a one-kilometer-wide turquoise-colored acid crater lake. The lake is the site of a labor-intensive sulfur mining operation, in which sulfur-laden baskets are carried by hand from the crater ground. Many other put up-caldera and craters are positioned within the caldera or along its rim. The largest concentration of post-caldera cones forms an E-W-trending zone across the southern side of the caldera. The active Ijen crater has an equivalent radius of 361 meters, a surface of 41 × 106 square meters. It is 200 meters deep and has a volume of 36 × 106 cubic meters.
Ijen Crater a Volcanic Tourism Attraction in East Java, Indonesia
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