Volcano Bromo - East Java in Indonesia -3 Days / 2 Nights - from/to Bali or Flores & Komodo
Arrival with flight early morning to Surabaya. Surabaya city tour and transfer to Bromo Volcano
Pick up from airport in Surabay and visit House of Sampoerna in "old Surabaya", which is a Museum and one of the oldest working factory of hand-rolled Kretek cigarettes made of tobacco and cloves. After that visit of Klenteng Hong Tiek Hian Tempel where 3 religions pray at the same place and than visit of Cheng Ho Mosque known for its unique Chinese architecture . After this small city tour in Surabaya drive (approx. 3-4 hours) to Volcano Bromo. The landscape in the surroundings of Bromo is characterized by plantations of vegetables, which are also located on steep slopes. On the volcanic soil and in mild climate there are many types of vegetables growing here. Accommodation in comfortable, scenic and quiet located Jiwa Jawa Resort Bromo outside of the touristic and not particularly attractive Cemoro Lawang village.
Jeeptour & Hiking Bromo Volcano
The volcano Bromo is 2329 m high and is a part of the Tengger volcanic massif. It is one of the most active volcanoes on Java and a popular tourist destination. To see the Sunrise, it is necessary to get up early. You will be picked up about 4am from hotel and drive by jeep to View point Penanjakan , where you wait for the Sunrise. Don't forget warm clothes, because at this altitude it is in the morning quite cold. Then we continue to the edge of the crater of Bromo volcano. At first walking through a sandy desert, passing the Hindu temple Pura Luhur Poten and then 256-step staircase have to be climbed up to the crater. The way until the stairs you can also ride a horse. If you wish this please talk to your guide and he will organize it. After hiking back the jeep will bring you back to hotel for breakfast. Then you drive back to Surabaya and overnight in stylish and historic Majapahit Hotel Surabaya
Unfortunately, the view point at sunrise is very crowded. If you like to share the view with just a few people you can start the tour also later or first go to Bromo crater and then to the viewpoint. Planing your travel try to avoid weekends and Indonesian holidays, because at this days the rush of visitors to Bromo is particularly high.