A Vacation to Mount Bromo. Situated some 4 hours drive from Surabaya, Mount Bromo is a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park that includes a large area of 800 square km. Although it may be small when measured against other volcanoes in Indonesia, the beautiful Mt Bromo will not disenchant with its amazing views and dramatic landscapes. At 2,392 meters tall, Mt Bromo is not among the tallest of Indonesia’s mountains but its still beauty lies in its incredible setting. From a vantage point on Mount Pananjakan (2,770 meters above sea level), 2.5 hours from Malang.
Tourists from around the world come to see the sunrise over Mount Bromo. From this place, the scene is very beautiful. All of you will hear is the click of cameras as tourists take the picture to capture the amazing scene of Mount Bromo in the foreground with Mount Semeru smoking in the distant place and the sun shining brightly, quickly rising in the sky.
The unnatural landscape has spurned countless legends and myths. Mount Bromo has main significance for the Tengger people who believe that this was the place where a courageous prince victimize their life. The people here appease the Gods once a year during the Kasada festival that holds every year where offerings of vegetables, chickens, and money are thrown into the crater of Mount Bromo.
To go to Mount Bromo
To go to Mount Bromo, tourists can fly to Juanda International Airport in Surabaya. There are direct flights to Surabaya from Jakarta and Bali. From Surabaya, the tourist can book a travel agent or they can drive from Surabaya-Pasuruan-Wonokitri-Mount Bromo. The trip will take 2-3 hours. It is the best for the tourists to leave Surabaya at 23:00 PM – 24:00 AM, so they can arrive in Mount Bromo when sunrise. In addition, the tourists can stay overnight at one of the hotels at Prigen, Tretes.
Holidays in Bromo
Recommended to Bring :
– Jacket and long pants (Average temperature is 6-12’C)
– Shoes, warm hat, Glove
– Private medicine (If needed)
Entrance ticket to Bromo :
IDR 230.000,-/person (Weekday)
IDR 330.000,-/person (Weekend)