Bromo mountain tourism

Mount Bromo is a volcano is still active and most famous as a tourist attraction in EastJava. Mount Bromo is located at an altitude of 2392 meters above sea level, location in Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Lumajang, and Malang. Mount Bromo there is sand coveringsome 10 square kilometers and has a crater with a diameter of ± 800 feet (north-south)and ± 600 meters (east-west).

For Tengger tribe, Mount Bromo volcano is believed to be sacred. Once a year,Tengger tribe held a ceremony Yadnya Kasada or Kasodo. The ceremony was held at atemple which is under the foot of Mount Bromo and proceed north to the top of MountBromo. The ceremony was held at midnight to early morning every full moon around 14or 15 in Kasodo (tenth) according to the Javanese calendar.

The temperature here reached 10 and even up to 0 degrees Celsius in the morning. So,you should prepare for heavy clothing, hats skullcaps, gloves, socks, scarves to cope.But, if you forget the equipment, there are many vendors offering wares in the form ofhats, gloves, or scarves.

Seeing sunrise from Pananjakan Bromo

Visitors usually visit this area since early morning in order to see the rising sun. To see the sunrise, you have to climb Mount Pananjakan which is the highest mountain in the region. Locations that must be passed to get to Mount Pananjakan a heavy field. To reach the foot of Mount Pananjakan, you have to go through desert-like area that canmake you get lost. Many visitors choose to rent a hardtop car (jeep type) that many inthis area.

On location, there are many shops serving coffee or tea and a fire to warm the bodywhile waiting for the sunrise time. The visitors are willing to wait since 5 am facing theeast so as not to lose this moment. After sunrise we could see the views of the mountains in this area such as: Mount Bromo, Mount Batok, or Mount Sumeru which is the highest mountain in Java.

Finished watching the sunrise, you can go back down the mountain Pananjakan to Mount Bromo. Sunlight can make you see the scenery around. You pass through the area of sand which covers 10 km ². Arid areas are filled with sand and just a littleovergrown grass is dry. Gust of wind, making the sand fly and can be difficult for you to breathe.

To reach the foot of Mount Bromo, you can not use the vehicle. You have to rent a horseat a price of Rp 70.000, - or if you feel strong, you can choose to walk. But, it should be noted that walking is not easy, because of the scorching sun, a long distance, the flyingdust can make the trip more berat.setelah that you have to climb the ladder whose numbers reach 250 stairs to see the crater of Mount Bromo .

Arriving at the top of Bromo is 2392 m high above sea level, you can see the crater of Mount Bromo that emit smoke. You can also cast your gaze down, and saw a sandyarea with a temple in the middle. It's really incredibly rare and unusual that we can enjoy.

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