Mount Bromo in East Java

Mount Bromo – Mount Bromo has a high about 2329 m above sea level and one of the beautiful mountain and most hiked mountain in Indonesia. It beckons majestically despite having the whole leading blown off and with a crater inside that keeps gushing off white sulfurous smoke. Mount Bromo is included as one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia and in the world, and some locations are blocked off from the tourists and travelers due to its imminent danger and included as Indonesia Mountain that most visited by many tourists from outside Indonesia.

It located inside the massive Tengger Caldera (volcanic crater with size around 10 km), surrounded by the Laut Pasir (Sea of Sand) of high volcanic sand. After a simple walking, tourists are awarded an impressive and ethereal landscape throughout the dawn as one of the best facts about Mount Bromo. The myth of Mount Bromo is considerable to the Tengger individuals who think that the site is where their brave prince compromised his life for his family. To calm the Gods, the people will provide food and loan by throwing it into the crater of the volcano once a year throughout annual Kasada (or Kasodo) celebration.

Where is Bromo Mountain?

Where is the Mount Bromo? Mount Bromo location is situated inside the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, next to Mount Semeru at East Java, Indonesia. To be awe in nature’s best mix of charm and threat, an active volcano that can be so foreboding and desolate yet so stunning. The view itself is practically out of this world and be the reason enough to go there! And you will be amazed by Mount Bromo View.

Mount Bromo Map

Best Time to Visit Mount Bromo

You can visit Bromo Mountain in June until August where there is less rain, and that is the time were more tourists visited this site. August is likewise the month for the Kesada/Kyodo festival for the Tengger individuals if you are interested. Mount Bromo Temperature is about 5 – 20 Celcius.

However that being stated, Indonesia being a relatively moderate weather of just rain and shine, anytime is a great time to go Mount Bromo, only have a look at for regional weather condition when you are there for the best clear sky for your dawn experience with this Bromo View. If you do not have lots of days, then wish for the finest when you are there. Likewise, aim to prevent weekends if you do not desire the crowd. And you can read about Mount Bromo Facts in the box below as Indonesia Tourism.

Top Things to Do & Attractions

There are many things that you can do in Mount Bromo Tour, below listed some best things to do in Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia.

1. Tenggerese homes

Tenggerese homes which is particular to its kind, while spending some time to understand the great Tengger individuals. A Tenggerese Hindu temple followed The Poten that sits close-by Mount Bromo, looking both eerie and tranquil on the sea of sand.

2. Explore the Mount Bromo

Raise Mount Penanjakan in time to capture the sunrise over Mount Bromo. It takes about 1-2 hours hike to the very first viewpoint. Sunrises at 5.30 am, therefore usually you need to prepare when to begin hiking depending on your fitness level. Maps and information are easily and easily available at one of the lots of suitable locations.

3. Watching Mount Bromo Sunset

The new pointer is that you may desire to hike earlier to avoid the crowd and get a good spot as you might discover many people crowding the perspective to see the sun rising over Mount Bromo. If you have the time and still have extra energy, there is another less-crowded vantage point greater up with an unobstructed view of the daybreak. Find and scale the slope behind the shelter to get to the higher flat land.

4. Enjoy the best sensation in a trek down

Trek down Mount Penanjakan and as much as Mount Bromo top. Here you can trek down then throughout 3km sand sea then upwards to cut the caldera of Mt. Bromo. It takes about 1-2 hours again depending on your physical fitness level.


Where to stay in Bromo. You may discover different guesthouses and standard hotels located around Mount Bromo, as that location is attractive for travelers. Aim to stay close by so that you can do the early morning trek up to catch the daybreak quickly. Great deals on guesthouses or hotels are situated at the crater rim. We remained in Cemara Indah, it was a whole pleasant stay but most crucial was it lies right on the path to begin trekking up for daybreak. If you choose more of a hotel near Bromo, a popular one here is Hotel Bromo Permai.

Hotels Near Mount Bromo

However, if you wish to stay a little bit more away, you may remain in the neighboring city of Malang, or at some of the mountain resorts use magnificent view of Mount Semeru and Mount Arjuna. Bromo Mountain is one of the best tourist attractions in Indonesia as our last article that discuss 10 Best Indonesia Tourist Attractions.

What to Eat?

Every lodge, guesthouse or hotel usually serves food as well for travelers. There are likewise few independent eateries around to select from such as Bromo Corner Café and Waroeng Basuki, or you might simply head on to easy roadside warungs and take pleasure in organic, local Indonesian food. You also need to try the hot Javanese coffee. All restaurants will open at 3 am as that is when many people start to wake for the hike to catch the dawn.

How to Get there?

Surabaya to Bromo – You can fly by plane into Juanda International Airport at Surabaya. There are direct flights from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Jakarta, and Bali. If you choose to fly domestic from Jakarta, you may take Sriwijaya Air that flies two times weekly.

Keep in mind of domestic departures cost is IDR 40,000 tax while international departures cost is IDR 200,000 tax. Range from Surabaya airport to the Mount Bromo National Forest is about 70 KM and the time you takes is around 4 hours due to rush hour and blockage. In the end, you would pass Probolinggo town which lies on the significant highway throughout Java.

Mount Bromo View - Mount Bromo Tour in East Java, Indonesia

Mt. Bromo View

There is where the most backpackers would usually share transportation to take them as much as the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Alternatively, get a total overnight daybreak trip from Surabaya to Mt. Bromo and back. Best ways to getting to Bromo Mount. If you are able, then walking or trekking is the very best method to experience Mt. Bromo however you may take ponies or horses across the sea of sand to the bottom of the high stairs that leads to the crater.

Nearby places with Mt. Bromo

  1. Malang. Cultural capital of East Java.
  2. Ijen Crater. 6 hours drive away. The beautiful turquoise sulfur lake that exudes flames, blue fire at night and smoky white in the day.

Mount Bromo special tips. Bring a coat and gloves as it might get cold up there. In a pinch, you can rent a jacket at around 25k rupiah and purchase a glove at 20k rupiah. (Capture Indonesia)

Mount Bromo