Mount Bromo Tengger National Park

Mount Bromo Tengger National Park

Mount Bromo Tengger National Park

Mount Bromo Tengger National Park is known as the best tourism object Indonesia, Its popularity have been known in all the world until most visitors purpose to spend their tour many days. This mountain is called as Bromo National Park because it has been the main national park in Indonesia, located in Ngadisari Village of Probolinggo City.

Mount Bromo East Java Island has 2,329 metres high above sea level, it is one of an active volcanoes in Tengger National Park Indonesia. This mountain located in Probolinggo, Lumajang, Pasuruan, and Malang regency.

The Tengger Bromo National Park has 5 interesting places to enjoy the Sunrise tour, Mount Bromo Milky Way, Prewedding, and other landscapes. They are Pananjakan peak (the highest peak in Tengger National Park), Kingkong Peak, Love Hill, and Seruni Point Peak. the crater will looks amazing when the tourists look at it from these peaks.

To book the Mount Bromo tour package, and other peaks very suggested to use the Jeep rental at Mount Bromo from a nearby hotel because the route is so steep and winding. After reaching Pananjakan Peak, You can enjoy the Sunrise, Milky Way Shoot, Prewedding, and Sunset photography. From this peak, You can also able see the Semeru volcano summit. (the highest volcano in Java with altitude of 3,676 meters above sea level. then cross a wide Sea of Sand to get to the crater, and Mt Batok.

Derivation of Bromo Semeru Tengger National Park

Mount Bromo East Java Island derived from an abbreviation of Tengger (Cemoro Lawang tribe of Ngadisari village). This nickname is derived from the suffix TENG namely “Roro Anteng” and the suffix GER namely “Joko Seger”.

The tribes were the original inhabitants who derived from the legend of Princess Roro Anteng (daughter of the Majapahit King Brawijaya) and her husband Joko Seger. Here they developed a new kingdom namely “Tengger” using parts of their respective surnames.

The Kingdom of Tengger transformed into prospered, and their religion flourished, but the royal couple were unable to produce a heritage to the throne. In desperation, they prayed and meditated on this Mountain for many days before the crater opened and the almighty god Hyang Widi Wasa announced that they would be given 25 children, with the condition that the last child named “Kusuma” must be sacrificed to the Crater.

After 25 children produced in last year later, Roro Anteng and Joko Segger broke their god condition and refused to sacrifice their last borne Prince Kesuma. Eventually, a dreadful eruption followed and swallowed Kesuma into the crater.

To appease the great God, Kesuma’s brothers and sisters held an offering ceremony at the crater once every year until today namely “The Yadnya Kasada Ceremony on Bromo National Park” and celebrated in Ngadisari village on the full moon of the 12th month according to the Tenggerese calendar.

Eruption of Mt Bromo Tengger National Park

Mt Bromo Eruption occured on 2004, The eruption episode led to the death of two people who had been hit by rocks from the explosion. The last eruption On Tuesday, 23 November 2010, 16.30 WIB (Western Indonesian Time), the Indonesian Centre of Vulcanology and Geology Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM) confirmed the activity status at “alert” due to increasing tremor activity and shallow volcanic earthquakes at the mountain.

Concerns were raised that a volcanic eruption might likely occur. As a precaution, The local residents and tourists instructed to remain clear of an area within a radius of three kilometres from the caldera and refugee encampments erection.

The surrounding caldera of Bromo Tengger National Park remained off-limits for visitors throughout the remainder of 2010 Eventually, This volcano East Java erupted volcanic ash on Friday 26 November 2010 until 23 January 2011

Deformation measurement using electronic distance measurement equipment compared observations at designated measuring points; POS-BRO, POS-KUR and POS-BAT during the period 25 November 2010 – 20 December 2010 with observations from the period 21 December 2010 – 30 December 2010 indicated the shortening of the distance from the POS-BAT or inflation. Observations between 30 December 2010 to 23 January 2011 had reported as relatively stable.

The Wonderful of Bromo Mountain

Despite having occurred a multiple eruptions since on 2004 – 2011, but the domestic and foreign visitors still active enjoy the Mt Bromo tour. The last eruption in Tengger not impact to the landscape because the rainy season had wiped the volcanic ash that covered an eruption remain, The wonderful of this volcano position in a massive desert that created after the last eruption and result in more amazing landscape until this volcano popular as the iconic volcano in Indonesia.

The visitors coming to this mountain have a various purpose, Some of them come to enjoy a honeymoon tour package, and some of them only enjoy midnight without staying in a hotel. Not only for vacation purposes but also the centre of photographer action, They take the tour to the highest peak is known “Pananjakan viewpoint” by jeep rental to enjoy Milky Way, by starting from the nearby hotel at 01:00 AM until the last at 04:00 AM then waiting for the sunrise at 15:15 AM until finish tour at 06:30 AM.

Mount Bromo tour package from Surabaya, Malang, Banyuwangi :

Temperature on Bromo National Park

Mount Bromo, East Java has a cold temperature around 03 – 05 degrees centigrade on the mountain top, Before You start this mountain tour, We suggested bringing a Jacket, Gloves, Hat and other mountain clothes before You start your tour.

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Yahya Tour Guide

Bromo East Java Travel is My travel blog who had build according my experience since I was the local tour guide in East Java Island, Indonesia. Travelling with foreigner's clients was my lovely experience. Based on my travelling experience, Here I provide all tourism packages including volcano hiking packages, relax trip, custom trip itineraries, recommendation place to visit, all photography types, city tour, and ideas to travel satisfiedly.

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