Mount Bromo, East Java | Java and Bali JustGoIndonesia
Bromo becomes the center of attention because of its status as the volcano is still active volcano, located at an altitude of 2,329 meters above sea level and well-known as a tourist icon in eastern Java….
Bromo or known by Brahma mountain are located at an altitude of 2,329 meters above sea level, is an active volcano and well-known as a tourist icon in eastern Java. The word comes from “Brahma”, means one of the Gods in Hinduism. Most people surrounding mount Bromo are Hindu and still believe in their way of life. Bromo covers in four districts, specifically the district of Probolinggo, Malang, Pasuruan, and Lumajang. Until now Bromo become the center of attention because of its status as the volcano is still active volcano. According to legend, this mountain has eruption history every 30 years.
To reach the crater, visitors can use the services of rent a horse or walk approximately 1.5 km to the stairs which number about 250. The track is impassable sandy and passed the Holy Temple Tengger commonly functioned to celebrate Yadya Kasada ceremony or commonly called Kasada, according to legend came from the crater volcanic eruptions. The crater has a diameter of approximately 800 meters and 4 km from the center of the crater are the hazardous areas.
Whispering Sands is one another uniqueness of the Tengger Semeru National Park is in the form of the desert at an altitude of more than 2000 meters above sea level, the sand Whispering itself actually is a giant caldera with the diameter of about 8-10 Km.
So when you are in the sea of sand, you were in mountainous areas are some of the mountain perch is still very active.
Mount Bromo is the best location in Indonesia to see the sun rising. To get to Penanjakan, travelers can use jeep services to drop to the interest sites in Mount Bromo. The perfect time to the summit of Pananjakan be done in the early morning at 03.00 am and the trip started from the parking lot of Mount Bromo gates.
How to Get There
There are several alternative ways to get to Bromo, the access can reach from the nearby city of Surabaya, Malang, Banyuwangi and Probolinggo. Towards Bromo can be accessed via the airport / train then proceed by road using cars and motor vehicles. The road access to Mount Bromo has a contour travel winding road and uphill accompanied by beautiful scenery during the journey will make the access road to the Bromo was so impressed. The least frequently used by tourists through via Probolinggo and Pasuruan because of road conditions in addition to already good also more easily be passed.
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