Indonesia has tourist attractions that are not only famous domestically but also internationally. World tourists are even competing to come to this famous tourist spot in Indonesia. Indonesia does have very beautiful tourist attractions, from Sabang to Merauke.
Apart from having many types of flora and fauna, Indonesia also has a variety of cultures to historic buildings that are very unique and attractive to local and foreign tourists. In addition, the beauty of its beaches and beautiful mountains, as well as the culture that is still preserved, makes tourists not bored to travel around Indonesia.
One of the tours that you must visit is Mount Bromo. Who does not know the beauty of this one tour. Mount Bromo is an active volcano located in East Java Province. Mount Bromo itself is located on the Border of Lumajang, Malang, Pasuruan and Probolinggo Regencies. The mountain which has an altitude of 2392 m above sea level is indeed very charming for anyone who comes to visit it, surrounded by a vast sea of sand with spectacular views around it, making this mountain a unique and cool tourist spot. As an active volcano, Bromo is a famous tourist destination in East Java and is almost never empty every day.
Indeed, physically this mountain is not as big as other mountains in East Java, such as Mount Semeru, Mount Argopuro, Mount Arjuno and other mountains, but its beautiful charm has echoed not only in Indonesia and even abroad. Mount Bromo is included in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS) area and the name Mount Bromo itself is said to have come from the word Brahma which is one of the gods according to Hindu religious beliefs. Hinduism itself is a belief that is widely held by the local community. The inhabitants around Mount Bromo are widely known by the name of the Tengger tribe, which is a tribe from the Javanese ethnic race who are descendants of the Majapahit kingdom.
Mount Bromo has a charming natural character, a vast expanse of sand sea, fresh air, and cold air. This is what makes Mount Bromo tourism favored by tourists. At the top of Bromo, you can get a view of the sunset (sunset), one of the most enchanting in Indonesia. This mountain is an active volcano, surrounded by a sea of sand covering an area of 10 km2. One thing that must be known is that the temperature at the top of Mount Bromo can range from 2º to 20º Celsius. This condition is a unique part of being in one of the most attractive places in East Java.
The best time to take a tour to Mount Bromo is in mid-June to October. This month's period is the dry season in the Mount Bromo area. Thus, you can explore Mount Bromo more freely, providing a sense of security and comfort on the tour. However, the tourist visits of Mount Bromo also show quite busy statistics in the time period other than June - October.
If you have arrived at the top of Mount Bromo, you will see a 600 m diameter crater, a charming sight. To enjoy the view from Mount Bromo itself, usually tourists will go to the View Point first, the View Point is a place used to see the sunrise and the beauty of Mount Bromo from a height. There are five places that can be used to see the view of Mount Bromo through the top of the hill, including Pananjakan 1, Sruni Point, Bukit Cinta, Bukit King Kong and Puncak B29. but for Puncak B29 the place is a bit far from the other four view points, and this place is a newly developed place to be used as a view point.
At Penanjakan Peak, one of the tourist spots on Mount Bromo, you can watch the sun set. This is the most enchanting natural panorama that you will get in this natural tourist spot in East Java. Therefore, Penanjakan Peak is widely known by tourists as a place to see the most enchanting sunset on Mount Bromo. Also, a stretch of sand as vast as a desert looks really amazing in Bromo. When the sun begins to return to its bed, this sea of sand from Mount Bromo looks charming with an orange hue enveloping it. You can even see this beautiful view from Cemorolawang, an entrance to the tourist area of Mount Bromo.
Please note, there are several routes to get to Mount Bromo, namely:
- Route Pasuruan - Warung Dowo - Tosari - Wonokitri - Mount Bromo, travel distance 71 km,
- Route Malang - Tumpang - Gubuk Klakah - Jemplang - Mount Bromo, travel distance 53 km,
- Route Malang - Purwodadi - Nongkojajar - Tosari - Wonokitri - Penanjakan, travel distance 83 km.
There are three entrances to Mount Bromo, namely:
- Cemorolawang Village (if you take the route via Probolinggo)
- Ngadas Village (if you take the route via Malang)
- Burno Village (if you take the route via Lumajang).
Make sure you don't miss your timing when you arrive at Mount Bromo, because you should be able to see the beautiful panorama of the sunrise on the top of this mountain.