Mount Bromo is one tourist destination in East Java. Natural attractions is located in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in the eastern city of Malang, East Java. The crowd was not only local tourists, even many who come from abroad. With typical scene makes Bromo worthy of being a tourist destination. What are the privileges of Mount Bromo?
Cold, so you’ll feel the first time you get out of the car. Temperatures here reached 10 degrees even up to 0 degrees Celsius just before morning. So, you should prepare for winter clothes, hats skullcaps, gloves, socks, scarves to cope. But, if you forget about the equipment, there are many peddlers who offer merchandise such as hats, gloves, or scarves.
Seeing Sunrise Bromo from Pananjakan
A regular visitor to visit the region since the early days with the goal of seeing the rising sun. To see it, you have to climb Mount Pananjakan which is the highest mountain in the region. Terrain that must be traversed to get to Mount Pananjakan a rugged terrain. To reach the foot of Mount Pananjakan, you must go through a desert-like area that can make you get lost. When I had to climb Mount Pananjakan, narrow streets and lots of sharp turns would require a high driving skill. To that end, many visitors who choose to rent a car hardtop (a type of jeep) driven by the surrounding community. Surrounding communities coming from Tengger tribe friendly to the visitors.
Up above, there are many shops serving coffee or hot tea and a bonfire to warm up while waiting to be tebitnya sun. There is also a shop that rents warm clothing. Watching the sunrise is an interesting event. The proof, the visitors are willing to wait since 5 o’clock in the morning facing east so as not to lose this moment. You were not always able to see this event, because if the cloudy sky, the appearance of the sun is not visible clearly. However, when the sky is clear, you can see the orb of the sun at first only as small as a blotter lighters, slowly enlarge and eventually form a full circle and gives light so we can see a view of the mountains in this region. Among other things, Mount Bromo, Mount Batok, or Mount Semeru is the highest mountain in Java.
Bromo crater and Sand Sea
Finished watching the sunrise, you can go back down the mountain Pananjakan and towards Mount Bromo. The sun’s rays can make you see the scenery around. Apparently you go through the sea of sand which covers 10 km². Arid areas are filled with sand and just a little overgrown grass that dries. Wind, making the sand fly and can make it difficult for you to breathe.
To reach the foot of Mount Bromo, you can not use the vehicle. Instead, you should hire a horse at a price of Rp 70,000, – or if you feel strong, you can choose to walk. But, it should be noted that the walk is not easy, because of the scorching sun, distances, floating dust can make the trip more weight.
Now, you have to climb the stairs that amounted to 250 stairs to see the crater of Mount Bromo. At the top of Bromo whose height 2,392 m above sea level, you can see the crater of Mount Bromo which emit smoke. You can also cast your eyes down, and saw the sea of sand to the temple in the middle. Absolutely incredibly rare and exceptional that we can enjoy.