The Mount Bromo famous spot among tourist who visit East Java, Indonesia. It’s probably the most popular volcano which sits regally at the end of East Java between Yograkarta and Surabaya. Several tours are arranged to explore the destination. To be precise, the Mount Bromo can be reached by 4-hours of drive from Surabaya. It is part of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park which is spread on 800-Sq. Km of land.
The magnificent Mount Bromo is one of the tallest 2392-meters tall with stunning and incredible beauty. It can be also reached at 2.5-hours of drive from vantage point Mount Penenjakan which is 2,770 meters above sea level. The sunrise at this place is most fascinating, visitors from around the world visit this place. The only sound you will hear at maximum time is the capturing snap of the visitor’s camera. The scene or view is quite incredible of Mount Bromo with Mount Semeru smoking at background.
The temperature at Mount Bromo is from 3-20 degree Celsius, which gets vary and drop below zero during dry season. It is better to carry thick jacket, cap, gloves or so, if you can’t bear cold weather. But the sunrise changes the climate to moderately hot.
Carry a camera becomes essential to capture picturesque natural landscape around.
How to get there?
If you are planning to reach Mount Bromo, Juanda International Airport in Surabaya can be convenient. There are direct flights from Hong-Kong, Jakarta, Bali and Singapore. You can book your trip to Mount Bromo by a travel agent or drive from Surabaya-Pasuruan-Wonokitri route. The best time to visit is early morning, and to watch the pleasant sunrise. Overnight stay at the inn are also available.
What to do?
To watch the spectacular Sunrise to witness the annual Kasada festival is memorable. The locals reach Mount Bromo and throw their offerings like fruits, vegetable, chicken or money in the crater of a volcano.
Where to Stay?
There are several options of restaurant and hotels around. The Bromo guest House is too located nearby at Ngadisari which is 3km away. There are also several other affordable and good hotels to stay around between the cool mountains with spectacular views on Mount Arjuna and Mount Semeru.