Bromo midnight tour start Malang via Nongkojajar
Bromo Tour via Malang
Start at 1am, our crew will ready to pick up You at the hotel where You stay. We wil bring you drive out of Malang then cross silent of farm for 2h to Tosari village where we will transfer to 4WD vehicle then continuing few minutes challenging drive to reach Mount Penanjakan (2770m) to wait the sun rising. After enjoy the magnificent sunrise continuing by drive to cross sand sea to reach the parking lot in the middle of caldera (diameter approximately 10 km), The caldera has seen been filled with grey sands, and it's called Lautan Pasir or Sand Sea. Tourists walk through this expanse on their way to Mount Bromo. Standing at a height of 2329m Mount Bromo is not the tallest volcano in Java. The tallest one is Semeru (3676m), located on the south of Mount Bromo and within sight. Also called Mahameru, meaning "great mountain", Mount Semeru is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia constantly belching steam from the peak.
The main sight is of course Mount Bromo. It is always smoky, and its edges are tinged with sulphur, and between the parking lot to the peak of Bromo you will pass Poten temple (Hindu temple) and then need to hike 245 stair step then You will see the crater of Bromo at the end of it. On the right corner of the sight there is another inactive volcano called Batok (2440m) where possible to see some vegetations growing on it like fern, acinium (kind of bush that only grow in high altitude) and family of Casuarina (paint tree).
Be sure to bring along warm clothing, and the temperature can drop to between zero and five degrees Celsius in the morning when You start to enjoy the sunrise and it will getting warm when the sun rising while You exploring the Caldera and Bromo volcano itself. At the same time you will meet with local people who make business by selling souvenir or as the horse jockey, even it's in east Java but they are not Javanese people they called Tenggerese people it was connected with their history when the first they great grand parents came to Bromo area around 15th century, Tengger itself is blend of their great grand parent's name Roro anteng and Joko Seger. The tenggerese people are Hinduism and according to their own calendar every 14th of Kasodo they always have a big celebration to respect their great grand parents by throwing the rice, fruits, vegetables, flowers and many other things to the crater of Bromo volcano symbolic of pray and grateful to the mountain gods.
When it's done exploring Bromo, drive back by 4wd to get mpv in few minutes then transfer out to your hotel in Malang.