The Local Government of Banyuwangi has a strong commitment to develop the tourism sector. This is evident from the regular event held in this region. Now, if you take Ijen Tour Package 2019, you will enjoy more attractions. The Majestic Banyuwangi Festival is held every month in 2019. The agenda includes more activities, particularly cultural
The Local Government of Banyuwangi has a strong commitment to develop the tourism sector.
This is evident from the regular event held in this region. Now, if you take Ijen Tour Package 2019, you will enjoy more attractions.
The Majestic Banyuwangi Festival is held every month in 2019. The agenda includes more activities, particularly cultural attractions and sport tourisms.
Besides enjoying the wonderful views from Mount Ijen, you can enjoy cultural attractions all-year round.
What Is Different in Ijen Tour Package 2019
This is the time to plan your visit to Mount Ijen. You can consider the agendas of Ijen Valley Festival to decide the time to take the tour. The festival is held annually since 2012, but the 2019 event is especially interesting. The following are some new agendas in Banyuwangi Festival this year:
Banyuwangi Festival 2019 consists of a total 99 event in addition to 20 events of local traditions, while in 2018; there were only a total of 77 agendas.
The events are divided into 12 months of Ijen Valley Festivals. As the event is held every month, you will enjoy different cultural and sport tourism attractions every month.
You can see more deeply into the local cultures of Banyuwangi while enjoying its natural beauty.
More Sport Tourism Agendas
In 2018, there wee 10 sport tourism agendas of all the 77 events. In 2019, the number of sport tourism increases to 17 agendas.
The main sport tourisms include an international agenda, namely Tour De Banyuwangi Ijen. New agendas this year include woman cycling, forest run, diathlon bike, durian cycling, and Ijen Challenge for biker.
The biking agendas mostly cover the main destinations, such as Tegalsari Sub-District, Srawet Mount, and Pulau Merah Beach.
Most of the sport tourism activities, like Green Run Ijen Festival, target hobbyists instead of competition for professionals.
In other words, sport tourism agendas in the 2019 Banyuwangi Festival are mostly for fun. The main objective is to promote tourism industry, including hotel and homestay occupancy, local culinary attractions, and local cultures.
Music Events to Promote Tourism
As explained above, the main objective of Banyuwangi Festival is to promote local tourisms.
When taking Mt Ijen tour this year, you will have a chance to enjoy music events and festivals. For instance:
- Student Band Festival in February
- Street Music Festival in April
- Lalare Orchestra Festival in July
- Ethnic Drum Band Festival and Student Jazz Festival in August
- Youth Band Festival in October
- Islam Music Festival in November
- And many more
The music festivals do not only target high-class visitors. Instead, a number of events are free for public.
For instance, the new agenda this year is Street Music Festival, in which the steering committee especially invites Street Musicians from Malioboro Street Yogyakarta.
Clinary and Innovation Events
Visiting Banyuwangi is not complete before you enjoy the local cuisines. Now, the Ijen Tour Package 2019 will include enjoy the culinary, fashion, and innovation events.
The events aim particularly millennial and startups. They provide the young individuals to develop their creativity into something productive. The following are some examples:
- Chocolate-themes festival in February
- Young Entrepreneurial Festival in March
- Banyuwangi Culinary Festival in April
- Agribusiness Start-Up Competition in June
- Intl Art Perform Festival in July,
- And many more
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How to Choose Ijen Tour Package 2019
Ijen Valley Festival is actually a cultural initiative from local people, particularly people who live around Ijen Valley.
The event is held every month to present Meras Gandrung Ballet and other local dances. A number of local agendas support the events, including local food market, local arts around Jambu Rest Area, and any more.
When choosing Ijen Tour Package 2019, you can consider the theme of events held every month. Special events that combine Ijen Valley Festival with Mt Ijen tour are available in July and September every year.
In July, there is Blue Fire Ijen Cycling, an event that invites bikers to enjoy the beauty of Blue Fire at Ijen Craters by bike. Another biking event is held in September, namely, Tour Banyuwangi de Ijen.
However, if you want to enjoy the Blue Fire in a more private visit, taking a personalized Ijen Tour Package 2019 is the choice.
You can take the package in a small team. Since the Blue Fire is most noticeable in July, make sure to arrange the visit with a trusted travel agency in advance. The visit to Ijen Crater is particularly more intense in July. Booking the package online is a great choice, as you can avoid the hassles of visiting Banyuwangi only to reserve the tour package.