Madakaripura Waterfall near Mount Bromo

Madakaripura Waterfall near Mount Bromo

Madakaripura Waterfall near Mount Bromo is one of the most popular waterfall in Indonesia, which is located in Mount Bromo area at Lumbang District, Probolinggo Regency, East Java Province. The distance from Probolinggo City is approximately 37 kilometers with a travel time of about 1 hour 15 minutes.

After you visit Madakaripura waterfall near Mount Bromo, East Java Island to enjoy Mount Bromo Sunrise tour from Pananjakan Bromo peak, and Mount Bromo crater. don’t forget to see Madakaripura waterfall around Mount Bromo. This tourism has an extraordinary attraction. Even it is also dubbed the eternal waterfall.

Not common local people called it an eternal waterfall, because the water flows from the high slopes always abundant and never decreases even during the dry season. Likewise with the condition of water which is always clear and fresh.

The Route to enjoy Madakaripura Waterfall

Actually the route to enjoy the Madakaripura Waterfall near Mount Bromo have similar route from Surabaya, because from Mt Bromo only need 30 minutes to get this place, If You begin your tour from Probolinggo, the trip duration is 1 hour, and from Surabaya or Malang is 3 hours using vehicle toward the parking area. If feel little bit confused about the route, You can ask the local people or using the google map.

After You get the Madakaripura Waterfall near Bromo, continue taking the motorbike to the second parking lot at, and start trekking for 30 minutes with the local ranger. the trail route will be next the river side flow from this tourism. This river is in a hilly valley. Along the way, green cliffs on either side of river always faithfully accompany your trip.


According the history, This Waterfall had become the meditation place of Patih Gajah Mada as the Majapahit Kingdom. This tourism is also believed to be the rest and hermitage of the duke. Until now, the surrounding community near Madakaripura of Lumbang village still holds the belief in the legend.

Apart from being known for being Gadjah Mada’s hermitage, Madakaripura tourism also holds the title as the highest waterfall in Java with a height of about 200 meters. Not only the highest in Java, currently it is also become the second highest falls in Indonesia.

Meanwhile, This place still known as the highest falls in Java Island Indonesia until today, and the second is Ponot falls located in the North Sumatra with a height of about 250 meters. and Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Lumajang.

During the rainy season, There are several small falls near Madakaripura appear to flow between the cliffs. Such a panorama seems to make you feel tired all the way to the trip. The mountainous atmosphere in Madakaripura area also so cool that it does not drain energy.

If You are interesting to explore Mount Bromo Waterfall tour, and other trekking package near East Java Island Indonesia, You can read detail East Java Island tour package itinerary below.

The peculiarity of Madakaripura waterfall near Bromo mountain is the shape of the cliffs near it which resembles a niche, making visitors feel as if they are in a bottle. In addition, the splash of water falling not only one number but almost evenly in all parts of the cliff similar like little rain. For those of you who want to go there, you should wear a raincoat if you don’t want your clothes to get wet.