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Mount Bromo – Volcano in the clouds

The vast, mist-covered Sea of Sand around Mount Bromo, a unique volcanic landscape.

Mount Bromo in Indonesia is a beautiful active volcano mountain amidst the Sea of Sand and surrounded by vagrant white clouds. It is undoubtedly a distinctive part of one of the most alluring mountain range of Indonesia, named as Bromo Tengger Massif of East Java.

With a height of 7,641 Feets, the mountain is perfect for hiking and especially if you are a travel enthusiast then this is the place for you. Once the tourists successfully climb to the top of this mountain, they are awarded by the impressive and ethereal view of the dusk and dawn falling deep into the horizon displaying beautiful shades of colors in the sky. The view is just soothing to the soul, and is enticing enough to bring you here and embrace it with an open heart.

Here is a trip-guide for the alluring Mount Bromo. Keep reading to find out more!

What is the best way to see Mount Bromo?

Mount Bromo is a sheer description of beauty. It is just beautiful and alluring to see the Bromo Volcano. From viewing the sunrise to sunset, every moment is so precious that you will feel to capture it in your eyes for the rest of your life. The feeling of freedom, the mystic clouds, the beautiful Bromo crater, is just amazing.

Just head up to Mount Penanjakan and blissfully enjoy the beauty of Mount Bromo from there. The scenic view is going to leave you wandering in the clouds and it is hard to just get enough of the beauty.

Surely, you are not going to regret waking up at 4 am in the morning to encounter this beauty, after having a look at the Bromo Volcano.

The rugged terrain and volcanic cones surrounding Mount Bromo under a clear blue sky.
Marvel at the rugged beauty and volcanic cones around Mount Bromo, a stunning natural landscape.

What type of volcano is Mount Bromo?

Bromo Volcano is one of the numerous volcanoes of Indonesia. This is a small but beautifully conical shaped volcano. With irregular eruptions, the volcano is quite safe for tourists to visit.

If you are lucky enough, you would be able to see the Bromo crater with the breath-taking view of the sunrise, during which the rays of the sun fall on this Bromo volcano making it sparkle like gems.

Colorful jeeps, ready to take adventurers closer to Mount Bromo.
Hop into a colorful jeep for a thrilling ride across the Sea of Sand to Mount Bromo.

When should one visit Mount Bromo?

The hunger for adventure has no time! And if you wish to have an adventure, then there is no place better than the Mount Bromo in Indonesia. To catch the hue of dusk, dawn, and twilight displaying red, pink, violet, and orange colors would tempt you to fall in love with this place.

The best time to see the beauty of the Bromo volcano is in the dry months from April to October. And if it rains, the trail gets a bit muddy, but the clouds up get cozier. Don’t forget to pack your jackets and gloves, as it may get cold up on the mountain.

How long it takes to reach the Bromo crater?

A hike of around 2 hours from the foot of the range will take you to the Bromo Crater. The intriguing volcano crater is indefinably worth a watch. From the Luhur temple, reach the slope of Mount Bromo and explore the crater.

The thick sand, ravines, and scattered excrement on the way will act as a challenge, but the efforts at the end will pay off.

The smoking crater of Mount Bromo, an active and powerful natural wonder.
“Stand in awe of the smoking crater of Mount Bromo, a testament to nature’s raw power.

How can you reach Mount Bromo?

The Bromo derived its name from Bramha, the creator. It truly justifies it. To reach here you can go for either option

By Flight: 1.5-hour flight from Jakarta to Surabaya or Malang.

By Train: A train ride of around 15 hours from Jakarta to Surabaya or Malang.

By Road: A road trip of 20 hours from Jakarta to Surabaya or Malang.

You will get various options to reach the Bromo Tengger Semeru National park. You can select one of three routes Probolinggo, Pasuruan, and Tumpang.

For experiencing the true scenic beauty of nature goes for later two. The cost is somewhere between Rp 450,000 to Rp 600,000. So, just pack your back, get a camera, and head towards this beautiful hike trip to Bromo.

The vast, mist-covered Sea of Sand around Mount Bromo, a unique volcanic landscape.
Explore the ethereal Sea of Sand surrounding Mount Bromo, a unique volcanic marvel.

Now once you know about Mount Bromo, it is time to book a trip today!

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