If you’ve always wanted to hike up a volcano, there is no better place to go than Indonesia. In East Java, you can experience two of Java’s most famous volcanoes, smoldering Mount Bromo in Malang and the blue flames of Mount Ijen in Banyuwangi. Mount Bromo at 2.329 m, is one of the most active volcanoes of the world and one of the frequent visited ones. This is due its majestic beauty, where it stands forebodingly within the Tengger caldera sea of sand while spewing off white sulphurous smoke. Mount Ijen (Ijen Creater) at 2.799 m, is another popular mountain of Java after Mount Bromo. Many travelers continue to visit here after Mount Bromo and the experience is refreshingly new. Hikers go there to see the stunning kilometre-wide crater. This magnificent crater is filled with crystal-clear sulphur water that emits white smoke during the day and blue flames at night.

Not only known as the gateway to some stunning volcanic scenery, Banyuwangi also the gateway to your explorations to watch wild animals roam freely. You can go trekking through the savannah of Baluran and Alas Purwo National Park, or find secluded and untouched beaches at Pulau Merah, world best surfing location in Plengkung beach (G Land), and travel to Sukamade Beach where turtles come to hatch their eggs. The beauty of nature is spread across Banyuwangi from the west to the east. Mountains, forests and beaches mark the landscape of the regency. Yes, Banyuwangi ready for you to explore!

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Time Difference          : GMT +7

Capital City                    : Banyuwangi Regency

Language                         : Indonesia

Currency                          : IDR (Indonesia Rupiah)