Ijen crater fire, hiking trails temporarily closed. The closure was the result of forest and land fires that hit the Ijen Crater area.

Closures are also in place for the smooth running of fire suppression efforts and activities.

Based on information from Kompas.com, according to Bayu, who is the admin of the Ijen Crater Nature Park, "Because the (climbing) path is used to transport water from Paltuding to Pondok Bunder."

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He continued, that the fire started on Wednesday (10/18/2023). The fire likely originated in the Banyupahit area.

"The closure of climbing was carried out at 9.15 WIB (Thursday, 19/10/2023) because the fire had spread or approached the hiking trail in the Pondok Bunder block," continued Bayu.

Around the Blue Fire of Ijen Crater

The Ijen Crater is one of the favorite tourist attractions visited by many foreign tourists.

Most visitors to Ijen Crater come to witness the blue fire of which there are only two in the world.

Also, read: Savanna in Mount Bromo Area Starts Green After Fire.

In addition to Ijen Crater, the location of the Blue Flame is in Iceland. This phenomenon occurs naturally and can be seen at night.

Around the Blue Fire of Ijen Crater
The blue fire in Ijen Crater (Photo: Shutterstock/Vadim Petrakov)

If you want to watch the blue fire in Ijen Crater, tourists have to climb with a travel time of about 2 hours.

The hiking trip to the Blue Fire panoramic spot is usually done at 01.00 WIB.

That's today's tourist travel information, about "Ijen Crater fire, hiking trail temporarily closed". Hope it is useful.