A trip to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is an attractive option for fans of traveling to the mountains. This area is located in East Java with the administrative areas of Pasuruan Regency, Malang Regency, Lumajang Regency and Probolinggo Regency. This park has been established since 1982 with an area of about 50,276.3 ha.
1# Routes and Paths to Mount Bromo
To Bromo from Malang or Surabaya, Bromo is within the administrative area of 4 districts in East Java, what’s more, every locale has an alternate access to Mount Bromo. Towards the Mount Bromo region, there are just 2 famous takeoff focuses that most travelers choose, from Malang or Surabaya. You can use a private vehicle, either two-wheeled or four-wheeled or use public transportation.
To Bromo from Malang City
The Malang – Tumpang – Gubugklakah – Ngadas – Jemplang – Bromo route is a favorite route for Bromo tourists. There are many bonuses for beautiful views during the trip across the mountain ridge to Bromo, entering the Bromo Crater area through Jemplang (Bromo and Ranupane Mount Semeru junction) you can enjoy a complete green savanna view from a distance.
Crossing this path if you use a four-wheeled private vehicle, transfer by Jeep Bromo from the Gubugklakah rest area, except for two-wheelers or Bromo Jeeps, all four-wheeled vehicles and above park in the Gubugklakah rest area. If you use public transportation, it’s easier and more economical to use the Pasuruan or Probolinggo route.
To Bromo from Surabaya City
Surabaya routes (stations, airports, hotels, etc.) can take the endlessly course to Bromo as follows: Surabaya – Sidoarjo – Bangil – Pasuruan – Probolingo – Cemara Lawang – Bromo. If using public transportation, it is recommended to use this route, it is more economical and there are quite a number of choices. For private vehicles with four wheels or more, you can park at the Sukapura rest area or hotel parking lot and transfer by Jeep Bromo to enter the Bromo area if you don’t intend to do trekking.
Stay in Bromo
If you don’t follow the Bromo Sunrise from Ijen Tour package or Bromo Sunrise open trip and want to stay around the Bromo area, you don’t need to worry because now there are many homestays or simple inns that you can use around Bromo to stay.
In addition to homestays and hotels, for a more maximum experience, you can also camp around Mount Bromo! There are several spots that are allowed to be camping on Mount Bromo, namely Kingkong Hill, Cinta Hill, Mentigen Hill, and Seruni Point.
But of course you have to ask permission first from the manager of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park to be able to camp at these points, yes.
For an easier camping experience, you can also book a Mount Bromo tour package which includes camping at Bromo which is available on Klook.
If other Mount Bromo Ijen Tour packages will usually only take visitors to see the Bromo sunrise and then go up to the crater area of Mount Bromo, this Mount Bromo plus camping tour package has a longer period of 2 days and 1 night, and gives visitors more value because it includes meals. , tents, and other camping equipment.
Tourist Destinations Around Bromo
Not only Bromo crater, there are other tourist destinations around Bromo that tourists can also enjoy.
Some of them are Luhur Poten Temple, Whispering Sand, Teletubbies Hill, and Madakaripura Waterfall. What’s in there?
Pura Luhur Poten
You will definitely see Luhur Poten Temple if you visit Bromo Malang tourism, because it is located right at the foot of the Bromo crater. Luhur Poten Temple is a temple where Tengger Hindus live around Bromo.
This temple is the only permanent building in the desert there you know!
The caldera area of Mount Bromo is filled with a very wide sea of sand. Well, this area is known as Whispering Sand.
Why is it named like that? First, when the sea of sand is blown by the wind, the friction between the sand particles will produce a sound that is like a whisper in our ears. Second, because this desert area was once the location for the filming of the film “Whispering Sand” (2003), starring Dian Sastrowardoyo.
If you follow the Mount Bromo tour package, you will most likely be invited to take photos at Whispering Sands, really!
If this hill is not the Teletubbies hill in the children’s series, it was really popular! This small hilly area near Mount Bromo Crater is called Teletubbies Hill because at first glance it is similar to the hills in the very unique Teletubbies series.
Unlike other hills, Teletubbies Hill was originally a hilly savanna. So, there are not many tall trees here, the majority are grass that stretches beautifully typical of the savanna a.
This area is also usually one of the tourist attractions when following an open trip to Bromo. So if you take an open trip to Bromo, you will definitely be invited here. Especially if not for the photos!
The location of Madakaripura Waterfall is only about 1 hour north of Bromo. It is said that this waterfall is the place where Patih Majapahit, Gajah Mada, meditated. There are also those who say that this waterfall is where Gajah Mada enjoyed the last moments of his life. No wonder, you will see a statue of Gajah Mada at the entrance of the waterfall located in Probolinggo.
Madakaripura Waterfall is also the highest waterfall on the island of Java with a height of 200 meters. You can visit Madakaripura Waterfall with Bromo open trip on Klook. But even if you don’t take an open trip to Bromo, you can visit it with an entrance ticket of IDR 22,000.