Mount Bromo in Java is a fabulous volcano with views! Located in Eastern Java and part of the Tengger massif, it enjoys pride of place within the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Standing tall at 2,329 meters, this active volcano is not the highest of the massif, yet it is probably the most popular and attracts many visitors to the region. Your best view of Mount Bromo is from the adjacent and slightly higher mountain of Penanjakan, or from its crater rim – if you dare! Its name, Bromo, is derived from the Javanese pronunciation of Brahma, the Hindu God of creation.
Activities in Mt Bromo
Half Day Tour of Mount Bromo
Rise and shine before the break of dawn and enjoy a four wheel jeep drive to Mount Bromo volcano, where you will be taken to a lookout point. On a clear day you will witness breathtaking views and watch the sun rise up from neighbouring Mount Penanjakan volcano. Head down to the crater of Mount Bromo, either with a short walk or a horse ride. The crater is often still covered in a fine mist during the early morning, creating a most unique, lunar surface-like scenery with its ash-covered ground, and is probably the closest to feeling like you are standing on the moon! (Half Day; Private activity & transfer; Time of the day: Morning; Travel time to activity: 1 hr; Duration: 6 hrs; Fitness level: Moderate; Horseback rides to the crater are available. Please note that the Indonesian Centre for Volcanology & Disaster Hazard Mitigation sometimes issues warnings against visiting Mount Bromo in case of excessive volcanic activity. Please bring warm clothes for the excursion. Between Oct – Apr, views can be affected by fog.)
Jiwa Jawa Resort Ijen is nestled on the foothills of Ijen plateau, surrounded by lush plantations and majestic mountains. Stay in comfortably en suite rooms and suites, furnished in traditional Javanese style and offer breathtaking views of the landscape.