Attention: You Need A Health Certificate To Hike Kawah Ijen

Medical check-up before hiking to Kawah Ijen to minimize death
Kawah Ijen is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, a volcano that produces a large amount of toxic sulfur gas. The track to Kawah Ijen is dominated by a steep track all the way to the top, meanwhile going down to the blue fire spot the track is very narrow and slippery. Keep in mind that hiking Kawah Ijen you will get into a dangerous place that probably can cost your life.

Health Certificate Requirement

Visitors need to provide a valid health certificate as a requirement to be able to hike Kawah Ijen. It is a new regulation applied on January 5th, 2024 after one of the local tourists died while hiking Kawah Ijen due to blood pressure. Before that, a local tour guide fell down from the blue fire spot. 

Where to Get a Health Certificate

You can do basic medical check-ups to get the health certificate from a nearby hospital or medical clinic near your hotel in Banyuwangi. Here are some hospitals where you can get   the health certificate  :
  1. Yasmin Hospital
    Jl. Letkol Istiqlah No.80-84, Singonegaran, Kec. Banyuwangi, Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur 68415
  2. Klinik Shinta
    Jl. Gajah Mada No.45, Lingkungan Mojoroto R, Mojopanggung, Kec. Giri, Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur 68422
  3. Klinik Brawijaya
    Jl. Brawijaya No.46B, Kebalenan, Bakungan, Kec. Glagah, Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur 68431
  4. Puskesmas Mojopanggung
    Jl. K.H. Agus Salim No.106, Lingkungan Cungking, Mojopanggung, Kec. Giri, Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur 68425
  5. Klinik Prambanan
    Jl. Prambanan No.1, Penganjuran, Kec. Banyuwangi, Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur 68416

How much does it cost?

The price for the medical checkup was varied, depending on the hospital policy. We used to do medical check-ups for our guests at Klinik Shinta, which cost IDR 40.000/per person. Good service, perfect location not too far from the city center, and they are open 24 hours. We heard that the price could be cheaper at another medical clinic, you should contact them first to confirm the price and their availability.

Contact us to get further information about Kawah Ijen tour. For last minute booking, guest could reach us by WhatsApp for faster response.

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