Banyuwangi is the easternmost district of Java Island which is very close to the island of Bali and is now starting to attract tourists both from domestic and abroad. The area surrounded by mountains and sea makes Banyuwangi has a list of many tourist objects where the tour is for trekking, hiking, and relaxing. But in this article we will discuss tourist attractions that are well known to many people, namely:
Meru betiri national park
Alas purwo national park
First we discuss about ijen, ijen is a volcano that has a crater and is still active until now, the crater itself is green and contains acid ijen crater not only about the crater but there are other phenomena that make this attraction phenomenal namely blue fire and sulfur miners . Blue fire is the most sought after by people because they want to witness this natural wonder, besides that tourists can see sulfur mining workers who still use traditional equipment to mine then they put sulfur in the miner’s basket can carry 70-80 kg of sulfur on their shoulder. Continue reading →
national park meru betiri sukamade turtle beach tour
Sukamade turtle beach tour -located in east Banyuwangi 96 km Merubetiri is third national park listed in triangle diamond of Banyuwangi made Merubetiri national park popular for foreign tourist. for access this object is difficult you need 4 x 4 because the road is broken and cross three river. on the way we will passing through coffee, rubber, cacao plantation also traditional java sugar factory this sugar made from coconut water, boiled until solid and then pouring into special place the taste are good try with coconut for more unique taste.
Merubetiri has three beaches there are Rajegwesi, green bay beach, and Sukamade. in Rajegwesi you would see traditional fisherman and buy some grilling fish. green bay beach a quite beach hidden among the hills over here you will feel in the private beach because not so many people visit there so take your best picture here, and relax while stretching your legs.
The last is Sukamade this beach is very special compare others beach above, you could see the turtles lay the eggs more than hundreds in the single night when is over the rangers will take that eggs and secure them at special rooms then buried them there the rangers will give label at each holes, the labels consisted type of turtles, ages, sum of eggs, dates of breeding that’s all did to avoid from predators.