Bromo Mountain is a volcano that is still active in Indonesia, precisely in the East Java province. This mountain has an altitude of 2,329 masl, this mountain is located in 4 regencies namelyprobolinggo district, pasuruan district, lumajang district, and malang district. Mount Bromo is interesting because its status is still active and also has very beautiful scenery.
Mount Bromo is included in the area of the national park Bromo Tengger Semeru, and the name Gunung Bromo itself comes from the word “Brahma” which is one of the gods in the teachings of Hinduism, the native tribe in the area around Mount Bromo is the Tengger tribe, a tribe descended from the Majapahit kingdom. Even this mountain is believed to be a sacred mountain which every year the Tengger community holds a” yadnya kasada or kasodo ceremony”, the ceremony begins at the foot of Mount Bromo in a temple and continues to the peak of Bromo, this ceremony is held from night to early morning every full moon in the tenth month according Javanese calendar, this is carried out as a form of gratitude offered to God.
The tourist destinations in Mount Bromo are mountain nature tours that give every tourist a true natural beauty truly indulging the eyes and providing peace of mind. The best thing to do here is to be able to see the best sunrise from the height of East Java. Although Mount Bromo is not as high as other volcanoes in Indonesia but the sunrise that is presented is so beautiful, the best spot to see the sunrise on Mount Bromo : Penanjakan, Seruni Point, Bukit Cinta, Kingkong Hill and Peak B29 Bromo. To be able to get to the top of Mount Bromo, tourists must rent a special jeep that has been modified and driven by the local community because they are already very familiar with the road to be traveled, tourists will feel another sensation while riding a jeep to the top of Mount Bromo.
In addition to enjoying the scenery and sunrise from a height there are also other things that tourists can do, namely:
1. the crater of Mount Bromo
It is not complete to go to Mount Bromo but do not see the crater of Mount Bromo, the crater which has a diameter of 800 m is very unique, to be able to get to the crater, tourist running about 1.5 km or can use a rent service horse to go to the foot of the crater, in more continue by climbing 250 stairs. Arriving at the peak of tourists will be presented with the natural beauty of the Mount Bromo crater that is still active.
Savanna is a vast expanse of grass with an area of about 10 square kilometers, this place is also often referred to as the teletubies hill because its shape is almost the same as the place of playing teletubies on teletubies films. Tourists will feel the beauty and uniqueness of Mount Bromo when tourists visit this place.
This place is one of the favorite placesfor tourists visiting Mount Bromo, which is located near Mount Bromo Caldera. The stretch of sand that stretches wide forms a beautiful line of paintings, tourists can feel the soundof whispers from the vast expanse of sand.