Explore Volcano Bromo - Start Surabaya // 2 Days 1 Night

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up at any location anywhere in Surabaya city.
    Juanda International Airport - SurabayaGubeng train station - Surabaya
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  • Return Details :
    After the tour you can return to Surabaya. If you need to catch a flight or to take a train, please book a seat after 16:00. We can also drop you in Malang in stead of Surabaya. 
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Relaxed visit to Mt. Bromo, East Java's icon. You will have 2 days in this beautiful part of East Java. If the weather conditions permits you to, you can visit the enchanting Madakaripura waterfalls on your way to Cemara Lawang village. And, you will have time to explore the area around Cemara Lawang village and meet the local Hindus.
Get to know the Tengger culture.
Be lucky and attend any kind of ceremony.
Visit people at their home.
Explore the farm-fields and meet the farmers.
Shop at the local market.
Both sunset and sunrise.
Discover the ancient caldera.
Climb the active volcano Bromo.
Your tour starts in Surabaya and can end either in Surabaya or in Malang.

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Day 1: Surabaya - Madakaripura waterfalls - exploration area Cemara Lawang village

Pass By: Smartine Indonesia Travel, Malang, East Java, Java
Smartine Indonesia Travel has drivers in Central and East Java, and Bali. The actually office is located in Malang city, 90 km south of Surabaya city.

Stop At: Madakaripura waterfall, Probolinggo, East Java, Java
You will be picked up in Surabaya at 09:30. That can be anywhere as longs as it is in the city.
You will need about 3 hours to reach Cemara Lawang village, as it is not the distance, but Java's traffic conditions that will slow you down.
On route from Surabaya to Cemara Lawang village you will visit the enchanting Madakaripura waterfalls. These waterfalls are a hidden treasure and holy to the local Tengger Hindu people.
Once the car parked it is a 15 min motorbike ride (with driver) to the entrance of the waterfall. From the entrance it is an fairly easy 30 min walk one way. But, be ready to get wet.
Once can only visit the waterfalls when it isn't raining of hasn't been raining heavily as then the water flow off the waterfall is too dangerous to get near.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ngadisari, Kalikajar
The village Cemara Lawang is beautifully situated at the edge of the caldera. Beautiful views from this village guaranteed.
Explore local village life, drink a cup of coffee or tea in a local home, meet the farmers out in the field, visit the local market.
And best of it all, you will get to see the sunset (of course depending on weather conditions)....
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You will spend the night in Cafe lava hostel (or similar, depends on the availability at booking)

Day 2: Sunrise at mount Penanjakan - Sand Sea - Luhur Poten temple - Bromo crater - Surabaya

Stop At: Gunung Penanjakan, Tengger caldera, East Java, Java
Around 03:00 in the morning your Jeep is ready for departure. You will be driven to one of the highest and most famous viewpoints, namely Penanjakan.
If weather conditions permits you to, you can see the sunrise at an altitude of 2.770 m. On clear days, you can also see the highest mountain on Java, Mount Semeru, and the Java Sea north of Mount bromo.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sand Sea, Tengger Caldera, East Java, Java
After the sun has risen and you feel warm again, you will continue the ride by Jeep. You will be heading down mount Penanjakan and into the Sand Sea.
The black volcanic ashen Sea of Sand is a long stretch of about 10 km and borders the Bromo volcano at the northern side. If you wish to walk in this moonlike landscape, ask the driver to stop the Jeep.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Luhur Poten Temple, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java, Java
The Jeep will park in the Sand Sea and near Luhur Poten temple. Then it is a 45 min hike one way to the top of mount Bromo. Onroute you will pass the Luhur Poten temple. Most often it is closed, but when open just ask to take a look inside.

Stop At: Mount Bromo, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java, Java
While walking to the top of mount Bromo, which actually isn't the highest peak in the environment, take loads of time to look at this impressive landscape. Be careful at the crater rim.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ngadisari, Kalikajar
Once back at your Jeep, you will be driven back to your hotel to have breakfast. And, have a refreshing shower and maybe a short rest before checking out.
Then you will be heading back to Surabaya city.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
No accommodation included on this day.


1x Breakfast

Accommodation included: 1 night

Accommodation: 1 night - Cafe Lava (or similar, depends on availability upon booking)

Transport with air conditioning, friendly little English speaking driver and fuel

4wd Jeep for the Bromo sunrise tour

Meals: 1x breakfast

Coffee break at mount Pananjakan

Daily drinking water in reasonable amounts

Daily fresh seasonal fruit

An English speaking guide when the party consists in 4 guests or more

Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off

Fuel surcharge


Bottled water

Coffee and/or Tea

Entry/Admission - Madakaripura Waterfall

Entry/Admission - Gunung Penanjakan

Entry/Admission - Sand Sea

Entry/Admission - Mount Bromo


Travel insurance

Personal expenses (e.g. toilet visits, souvenirs)

All lunches and dinners

Horse riding at mount Bromo

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Child, infant and youth rates apply only when sharing with at least 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

An English speaking guide when the party consists in 4 or more people

Bring some warm clothes as it can be cold; at mount Penanjakan the temperature varies between 0 - 10 degrees Celsius early morning. Day temperatures vary between 15 to 20 degrees Celsius

Service animals allowed

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate