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Best of Tourism Spot in Banyuwangi

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Best of Tourism spot in Banyuwangi

Most Indonesian and some foreigners, Banyuwangi known as a stopover when traveling to the heavenly Island of the Gods, Bali. Little do  know, Banyuwangi holds more a few hidden gems its own just waiting to be uncovered.
Located to eastern tip of Java, Banyuwangi is a good base for exploring some of East Java’s unforgettable features. where you can start your adventure from Here.

1. Electric Blue Flames of Ijen Crater


Although Indonesia landscape is dotted with volcanoes, Mount Ijen  one of the most spectacular natural formations you would ever experience.
Positioned the peak of the mountain, exactly 2,443 metres above sea level, a caldera lake retains the saltiest water in the world. This turquoise acidic crater lake with foggy sulfur fumes is the main highlight at Ijen The best time to visit the crater is early in the morning to catch the sunrise. Also time when you can watch the labour-intensive sulfur mining operations in action, during which sulfur-laden baskets are carried by hand from the crater floor.

Best Time to Visit : Early Morning 12.30 Night from Banyuwangi including to catch the sunrise.

Entrance Fee  : Foreign ( Weekday :IDR 100.000 ) ( Weekend : IDR 150.000 )

Rent Car : Jeep IDR 500.000

2. Baluran National Park


largest natural savanna in Java, you will feel stepped into an African safari. Don’t be surprised if you random chance upon a herd of deer galloping freely, a peacock opening his graceful tail, a troop of bulls, a dozen eagles hunting for prey, or a group of monkeys swinging around in the trees, alongside herds of mice, storks, and more. Get ready to meet local fauna in this rich habitat! You can also camp the national park – a campsite and guesthouse with basic utilities have been set up. And while you here overnight, you don’t want to miss catching a photo of the sunrise the next day – it’s a most spectacular one where the sun slowly goes up in the foggy sidelines. You can also enter before official opening hours to watch the sunrise, but you will need to call the office to arrange your visit the day before.      ( Tripcanvas.com )

Entrance Fee Ticket
Local Visitor : Week day IDR 15.000 and Weekend IDR 17.5000
Foreign Visitor : Week day IDR 150.000 and Weekend IDR 225.000

3. G – LAND ( Plengkung Beach Alas Purwo National Park )

Indonesia is most proud of  Plengkung Beach eastern tip of Java Island. Aside from enchanting natural beauty, long curving coast line here is recognized as one of the best surfing sites on the face of the earth. More familiar known among world’s international surfers as G-land, the beach, located in the Banyuwangi Regency, is a paradise for surfers offering some of the most outstanding waves in the world. Plengkung Beach Seven Giant Waves Wonder international surfers for its legendary 7 rolls of waves that can reach up to 6 meters high.
The popular name G-land itself have been given by surfers, where the G is said to refer to three different meanings; “Great”, “Green” or “Green Land”, and “Grajagan”. Also others suggest the name G-Land was given because of the curving coast of Plengkung Beach that resembles the letter “G”.
G-Land waves unique is that they break after 1-2 km, rolling from east to west with heights reaching 4-6 meters in about 5 minutes intervals. This  hugely favored among surfers since they can enjoy thrilling long barrels. No wonder beach has hosted at least five international surfing championships. With seven layers of towering waves constantly hitting shores go to left  formation, G-land is also favorite with left-handed surfers.
Waves of G-land considered 2nd best waves in the world after Hawaii . Whereas Hawaii offers constant waves all year, peak of waves in Plengkung Beach occur predominantly between the months of April to August. Plengkung and Hawaii, similar waves only in Australia and South Africa.

Location : Alas Purwo National Park

How to get there
From Banyuwangi, you can take  motor bike to Tegaldlimo about 2 hours. From Tegaldlimo, about 30 minutes to one hour to Pos Pancur at Alas Purwo National Park. From Pos Pancur, you can reach Plengkung beach walking for 2 hours, renting a jeep, or renting a trail bike from the National Park.

Local Visitor : Weekday IDR 15.000 and Weekend IDR 17.5000
Foreign Visitor : Weekday IDR 150.000 and Weekend IDR 225.000

4. Sukamade Releasing Baby Turtle


Traveling to East Java will bring you to many natural charms. Meru Betiri National Park is located in Pesanggaran District Banyuwangi , East Java Province. Sukamade Beach are the tranquil nesting grounds for endangered turtle species such as leatherback, hawksbill and green turtles.
The amazing natural events of sea turtles laying their eggs here at night. Or, participate in escorting baby turtles back to ocean after spending some time in the local breeding facility which cares for their early wellbeing.
In Rajegwesi Beach you can swim or observe traditional fisherman. Green Bay is a crystal clear marine tourism where you can enjoy the astonishing turquoise waters.

Location : Meru Betiri National Park, Sarongan Village, Pesanggaran Subdistrict, Banyuwangi, East Java.

How to get there
The road to Sukamade beach direct to Teluk Hijau beach or Rajegwesi. From Banyuwangi city, drive  to Pesanggaran – Sarongan – Rajegwesi – Sukamade. The distance to Green bay is about 15 km, and it is a slow road due to rocks and the river. You can travel with motorbike or car.

Rent Jeep IDR 1.250.000
Local Visitor : Weekday IDR 15.000 and Weekend IDR 17.5000
Foreign Visitor : Weekday IDR 150.000 and Weekend IDR 225.000

5. Teluk Hijau (Green Bay)


Green Bay is another captivating wonder at Meru Betiri National Park.  Enjoy the breathtaking views of turquoise water and a shoreline of white grains of sand backed by beautiful lush green forest. This is a quiet, clean and tranquil spot to bury your self in the sand. Small waterfall and fresh cool stream provide a natural  showers to cleanse yourself from  the briny water. You can see appear some monkeys, but please be sure not to feed them.  Also read the message at the entrance which says: Do not leave anything but footprints.  Do not take anything but pictures. Let’s keep the environment clean and natural.

How to get there:


To arrive at the edge of the Green Bay beach, visitors can choose a number of  options: by land  or by sea. The land trip requires an off road transportation with a skill full guide and driver. The second option.
You can drive towards Rajegwesi beach, continue using traditional fishing boat to Green Bay beach. Make sure use life vest to keep safe your journey. There’s also more adventurous trekking path if you like to explore the surroundings before hitting the clear aquamarine water.

6. Wedi Ireng Beach


Indulge yourself with a sunbathe on the beach mixed volcanic black sand with  pearl white warm sands. Wedi Ireng is one of Banyuwangi’s hidden eden. With a beautiful landscape, this quiet beach is perfect to watching  sunrise and sunsets. Swimming, snorkeling or just relaxing to the beach will bring  wonderful memories of  Banyuwangi. While enjoying at leisure, make sure your personal safety, so please take note of  the boundaries and caution signs about the waves.

7. Tabuhan Beach Island


This charming beach, clean, white sand and amazing clear water with colour gradations.
Just opposite the Bali island part of the district of Banyuwangi East Java, lies a gem of an island called Tabuhan, located right in the Bali Straits. As a small island, Tabuhan has wide sandy beaches, fabulous underwater life, interesting plants and animals, some of them endangered, and, moreover, has been discovered to be ideal for kite boarding. Tabuhan beach is blessed with coral reefs and colorful fish, so it’s an ideal place for snorkeling.
Location : Bangsring village, Wongsorejo subdistrict, Banyuwangi district

How to get there
From Banyuwangi, follow the road north to Bangsring village. From village, you can rent boat to Tabuhan beach. around 30 minutes the boat has capacity of 10 passengers

8. Pulau Merah Beach

Red Island Beach has mesmerized tourists with its soft sandy beach and long coastline. This beach has red soil and green vegetation on its small mountain-like shape. At low tide, visitors can walk across and explore the island.The origin name who see this from different points of view. The red sand is a mixture of the white sand and the red soil that comes from the nearby island. Others say that  the name from the stunning sunsets the beach  with a reddish hue. Surfers from around the world come to explore the waves. The waves has two meters high, this beach is perfect for training your surf skills. The Red Beach become the most popular beach for family, doesn’t allowed swimming here because the strong waves of the Indian Ocean.

How to get there :


This beach is easily to access from Banyuwangi’s city centre. The Red Island Beach lies about 60 kilometers south of the city and it will take about two and a half hours’ drive to reach this marvelous shoreline.

9. Kalibaru Plantation and Travelling by train

Starting from Kalibaru station to Mrawan station, the rail tour will take you through coffee plantations at 400 metres high, passing through Mount Gumitir with its fresh air, and in a dark tunnel you can snap some quick photos.
And visit to Mini Plantation ( Coffee, Nutmeg, Cacao )

10. Raung Mountain


If you like adrenaline travels, take the challenge to climb the second highest mountain in East Java, Mount Raung. But before you get all excited, do bear in mind that hiking this mountain is very tough and requirest prior hiking experience. ( Equator-Indonesia )

11. Lider Waterfall


Lider waterfall is located in Sragi hamlet, Sumber Arum village, Songgon sub- district, Banyuwang. This waterfall protected areas and monitoring Resort Forest Management Area
Name of Lider waterfall is taken from location in a protected forest area plot 74, Lider Block. The waterfall  located on the east slopes of Raung Mountain, is about 45 km from Banyuwangi city. Waterfall is easily by public transportation and it 1,300 meters height.
What makes Lider waterfall special? It has cool atmosphere, natural green sightseeing with trees and rock lining at the bottom of the river and sparkling water over the walls.
The access  to the location is easy to find and easy to climb. this waterfall is mostly visited family or those who like to enjoy the natural sightseeing.

12. Jawatan Benculuk


This place has big unique trees. looks like a magical forest in a film. Worth it. A good place for photography spot. Easy to reach

More info contact: javaindoecotourism@gmail.com
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