Varied Batu and iconic mount Bromo

A route without long distances. You avoid long hours in the car - though a comfortable one. Batu offers a large variety of attraction. From local small scaled - tofu factory - till amusement parks such as the zoo and newly set up museums. Icon mount Bromo is always showy. Grey, greyish-grey, dark grey. An active volcano. Ever changing scenery....

Day 1: Explore Batu, the refreshing village in the hills

Pick up in Malang, anywhere you like. It will take approximately 1 hour to reach Batu. The refreshing city in the hills. Batu is situated at an altitude of 700 to 1000 m. You have plenty of time to enjoy all Batu's possibilities.

Discovery ideas: Rondo waterfall, flower village, apple orchards, Batu secret zoo (Jawa Timur Park II), tofu factory, rafting, alun-alun, East Javanese cuisine, shopping, museum Angkut, Eco Green Park, Jawa Timur Park I, the Bagong; adventure human body, Predator fun park, Jawa Timur Park III (Dinosaurs), Sumber Pitu waterfalls
Hotel: Hotel Kartika Wijaya in Batu

Meals: none

Timetable day 1

08:00 - 09:00  Drive to Batu
09:00 - 20:00  Discover Batu

Day 2: See the sunrise over mount Bromo and the ancient caldera

You car is waiting for you. Midnight. Early pick up.
You will be heading to Cemara Lawang village. It will take about 3 to 3.5 hours.
Your 4wd Jeep is waiting for you in Cemara Lawang village. The Jeep will need about 40 minutes to reach Pananjakan.
Time for a coffee break. It is cold at the top, between 0 and 10 degrees Celsius. Have a warming cup of coffee or tea to get used to the temperature. For the food lovers a local snack is recommended.
Then walk slowly to the viewpoint itself. Choose your mark. On clear nights stars are amazingly bright. Wait for the sunrise, slowly giving away the panorama.
After sunrise, you will warm up. Meet with your Jeep-driver and head to mount Bromo. Cross the surprisingly black sea of sand. Park near Luhur Poten temple. A sandy walk up hill directs to the crater rim of icon Bromo
After you tackled this amazingly world, you will have breakfast at Cafe Lava Hotel. Then, drop off Surabaya.

Discovery ideas: Madakaripura Waterfalls - when time is sufficient (e.g. you don't have to catch a plain or train)
Meals: breakfast

Timetable day 2

00:00 - 03:30  Drive to Cemara Lawang village
03:30 - 04:10  By Jeep to Pananjakan
04:10 - 04:30  Coffee break
04:30 - 04:35  Walk to the view point
04:35 - 06:00  Sunrise
06:00 - 06:15  Return to your Jeep
06:15 - 06:45  Cross the Sea of Sand
06:45 - 09:15  Discover mount Bromo
09:15 - 09:30  Return to Cemara Lawang
09:30 - 10:30  Breakfast Cafe Lava
10:30 - 14:00  Drive to Surabaya

Price Batu & Bromo tour - Reservation

Interested? Please, send us the form which you can fill in just below (on your phone or tab, otherwise just beside this column). Let us know with how many you are and when you would like to travel. We then can send you a price quotation within 24 hours.

Included: private transport with air conditioning, friendly little English speaking driver, fuel during, 4wd Jeep for Bromo sunrise tour, accommodation: 1 night, meals: 1x breakfast, mineral water in reasonable amounts, seasonal fruit, coffee break in Pananjakan, entrance fee to Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park
Excluded: travel insurance, personal expenses, horse riding mount Bromo, all lunches and dinners

Note: you can also be dropped off in Malang at the end of the tour. You then will take a different route to mount Bromo. And, a Jeep will pick you up in Batu city in stead of a car. 

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