Adventure to Mount Bromo in East Java

Visiting Mount Bromo in East Java will be the perfect choice if you want to see stunning natural scenery.
6 Dec 2022 · By Ivan Zulfikar
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Visiting Mount Bromo in East Java will be the perfect choice if you want to see stunning natural scenery. This mountain is an active volcano with a height of about 2,392 meters above sea level. Mount Bromo stands proudly surrounded by a caldera or sea of sand covering an area of 10 square kilometers.

Route

To reach Mount Bromo, there are several routes, but the city of Malang is one of the popular choices. You can go to Malang-Tumpang-Gubuklakah-Ngandas-Jemplang-Bromo. The estimated travel time is 2.5 hours and even though it is rocky and steep, enjoying the natural scenery is soothing to the soul.

Activities on Mount Bromo

Taking photo at Gunung Bromo / @dolan.malang
Taking photo at Gunung Bromo / @dolan.malang

First, when you are on Mount Bromo, remember to walk in the Tengger Sand Sea with an area of 5,250 hectares. Walking or riding a horse to watch the sunrise from Ranu Kumbolo gives an extraordinary impression. Remember to visit nearby waterfalls, such as Madakaripura, Coban Sewu, Coban Pelangi, or Coban Jahe. The Tengger natives adhere to Hinduism, so you can visit Hindu temples around Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, including Kidal Temple, Luhur Poten Temple, Agung Mandara Giri Semeru Temple, and Jago Temple.

Wear the Proper Clothes

The atmosphere at Mount Bromo / @dolan.malang
The atmosphere at Mount Bromo / @dolan.malang
Foggy Bromo / @dolan.malang
Foggy Bromo / @dolan.malang

The air temperature of Mount Bromo can reach below 10 degrees Celsius. Therefore, choosing the right clothes is very important. Remember to wear boots or hiking shoes instead of using regular sneakers. This is because the terrain is rocky and steep. Remember to bring a thick jacket to protect yourself from the wind and cold temperatures.

Going to Mount Bromo in East Java is an exciting experience. Remember to prepare your needs and the best route to maximize the excitement of your trip. Have a great adventure!

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