Bromo Tengger Semeru can be reached by private and public
vehicle. There are four gates to access the place, Probolinggo,
Wonokitri, Ngadas and Lumajang. Probolinggo approach is
the easiest and by fat the most popular route, especially if you go
by public bus, Wonokitri is the closes and the easiest one if you go
by private vehicle from Surabaya (5 hours journey). To get closer to
Mt. Bromo you must rent 4x4 vehicles (there are many 4x4 vehicles
Where to Stay
There are a few options that you can choose to stay. You can stay at
The Bromo Guest House which is located at Ngadisari that lies 3 km
from the crater rim. Or you can choose other hotels at Cemoro Lawang
because it this situated at the crater rim.
Other Things to See or Do
Walking on the sea of sand and stepping up on the 249 steps to rim
is worth to try. Enjoying the unique crater in crater, watching the
dawn at Bromo is the main attractions in the area.
Its kindly hard to find some food at night, because mostly of warung
are closed after 7.30 pm. If you are in Wonokitri area, theres some
warung in Tosari market, which still open at 7-9 pm.
There are many souvenir shops around Mount Bromo viewpoints who are
selling T-shirts, scarf that are made from wool and others. There
are also street hawkers who are selling these things too at the
You can moving around on foot and normally it will takes 2 hours, or
you can ride a horse or even rent a jeep (for this two, you are
suggested to ask first and make a negotiation)
- Necessities for the trip include a torch, warm clothing,
comfortable trekking shoes, and glove as a protection against the
freezing temperature which hovers between zero to five degrees
Celsius (33 to 41 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Sunrise starts at 5.00 am till 6.00 am (If weren't cloudy), so you
may leave from your hotel or guesthouse at 3 am or even less than
- Before start trekking, hiking or climbing, be sure that you
already eat, or you can bring some food and drink from your places
- Otherwise, you can buy some food and drink on the nearest markets
for your supply before you start your activities on mountain.
- If you are come in the right time, you may possible to watch the
annual ceremony of Kesodo.
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