Mount Bromo is active volcano and most famous as a tourist attraction in East Java, Indonesia. That is why Mount Bromo become popular and attractive because of its status as the active volcano, with a height of 2392 meters above the surface, covering regions, namely Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Lumajang and Malang.
Mount Bromo has a crater with a diameter of ± 800 meters. You have to walk quite a distance to achieve the crater, Walk from the parking area to the Bromo crater must be reached along the 2 km and have to climb 250 stairs.
Sometimes Mount Bromo spit up gas named fumaroles. The gas fumes smelled like sulfur with gust as high as 60 to 80 feet above the top of the mountain. This type of gas containing water vapor. Inhalation of this gas in large quantities can be bad for health.
Temperatures range between 3 ° -20 ° Celsius on Mount Bromo, but it can be a few degrees below zero during the dry season. If you are not stand with the cold air, you'd better bring a jacket, gloves, and hats or other head coverings. After sunrise the weather is becoming quite hot here.
Tengger people live in the area of Mount Bromo, they believe that Mount Bromo is a place where a prince sacrificed life for his family. People here do "Yadnya Kasada" or "Kasodo" festival once a year with the dedication of vegetables, chicken, and the money thrown into the volcano crater to sacrifice to the gods. If you want to see the festival, just come to Kasada festival in September-November each year.
From the peak of Bromo crater you will see the phenomenon active volcanic mountain. Visitors also can see a very wide stretch of sand, and become more amazing at daylight.
From the top of Mountain, you can watch a beautiful sunrise. The scenery is amazing and you can not get it anywhere else.
List of Hotels in Bromo
Here's a list of hotels available in Bromo tourism area that you can stay
- Cafe Lava Hotel, Its location close to the entrance of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS).
- Cemara Indah Hotel and Bromo Permai Hotel, These hotel have direct view to the Mount Bromo and the bathrooms are equipped with hot water.
Other hotels like the Bromo Permai 1 Hotel, Lava View Lodge Hotel is the most classy hotel in the area, Yoschi's Hotel with a distinctive feel of Bali, Sion View Bromo Hotel, Nadia Sukapura Bromo Hotel, Java Banana Bromo Hotel, and Primadona Sukapura Hotel, all of them can be your place to stay
Mount Bromo is located in the area of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. These institutions are managing and responsible for the region of Mount Bromo. If you come to visited Mount Bromo, do not forget to contact them.
Address Bromo Tengger National Park at: Jl. Raden Intan number 6, Post Office Box 54, Malang Phone. (0341) 491828; Fax. (0341) 490885 and Jalan Panda number 8, Malang phone. (0341) 551 040 East Java. Indonesia.