PLANCONG.COM – Mount Bromo, A Wonderful Indonesia Mountain. Mount Bromo or in Tenggerese spelled “Brama”, also called the Tengger Caldera, is an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia. This mountain has a height of 2,329 meters above sea level and is located in four districts, namely Probolinggo Regency, Pasuruan Regency, Lumajang Regency, and Malang Regency.
Mount Bromo is famous as the main tourist attraction in East Java. As a tourist attraction, Bromo becomes interesting because of its status as an active volcano. Mount Bromo is included in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area.
The first impression was very amazing mountain with the beautiful mountain scenery. The most memorable place from all over the compound are the area of Penanjakan… with mist coming down that morning… really picturesque…
Padi City Resort Malang also help arranging the jeep to go to Penanjakan (seruni point, for enjoy the very beautiful sunrise), go to Mount Bromo, go to sea of sand, go to Teletubbies Savana for breakfast, very nice trip… at a reasonable price.
Located some 4 hours drive from Surabaya, the capital of East Java, Mount Bromo is a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park that covers a massive area of 800 square km. While it may be small when measured against other volcanoes in Indonesia, the magnificent Mt Bromo will not disappoint with its spectacular views and dramatic landscapes. At 2,392 meters tall, Mt Bromo is not among the tallest of Indonesia’s mountains but its stunning beauty lies in its incredible setting.
From a vantage point on Mount Penanjakan (2,770 meters above sea level), 2.5 hours from Malang. visitors from around the world come to see the sunrise over Mt Bromo. From this spot the vista is magnificent. All you will hear is the click of cameras as visitors snap their camera’s hoping to capture the incredible scene of Mt Bromo in the foreground with Mt Semeru smoking in the distance and the sun shining brightly, quickly rising in the sky
How to Get There?
To reach Mount Bromo, you can fly to Juanda international airport in Surabaya. There are direct flights to Surabaya from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hongkong, Jakarta and Bali. From there, continue your journey to Mt Bromo by booking with a travel agent, or driving the Surabaya-Pasuruan-Wonokitri-Mt Bromo route.
The journey will take 2-3 hours. It is best for you to leave Surabaya at 23:00 PM – 24:00 AM in order to arrive in time for sunrise. Or you can stay overnight at one of the hotels at Prigen, Tretes, to make sure that you are on the crater rim before sunrise. Ponies can take you across the sand sea to the bottom of the steep stairs that leads to the crater.
What’s so special about Mount Bromo?
One of the famous things about Mount Bromo is its golden sunrise, because Mount Bromo has been named a place that offers the best sunrise views on the island of Java. Visiting Bromo in the dry season is considered the most appropriate time because at that time the weather is very sunny and not cloudy. Sunrise was seen very clearly.