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The Most Effective Way to Go to Mount Bromo

The Most Effective Way to Go to Mount Bromo

First of all we will break down about how to go to Mount Bromo in most effective way so it will not waste your vacation time. Many travelers is still confuse about most of the things about the route and the schedule. It is quite important to understand about all of that so it will be more easier for you to arrange your vacation schedule. Before we begin i would tell you you that this is not the most cheaper way but it is a most effective way but still saving your money.

Brief Explanation

Mount Bromo can be reach by 2 hours driving from Surabaya City and 4 hours driving from Malang City. If you are from Bali or other Country then Surabaya is the best option because it has an International Airport. Most of travelers will choose this city as their way in and out. So how about the train station? Yes they also have it and have all the route schedules to major city of Java Island. As the East Java Capital City, Surabaya City provided all the travelers need such as transportation and the luxurious until budget hotels.

Route

Here we will explain to you about how to go to Mount Bromo in most effective way. You can choose one of this possible way as your itinerary to Mount Bromo. Every route has different route depending on the budget.

Bromo Midnight Trip

What is it?

It can be said as this trip is the most effective way to go to Mount Bromo. Using this trip will save most of your time and money since you don’t have to stay in the hotel. The route will be like below :

Surabaya

Departing from Surabaya Airport

Using a plane is a good way to traveling since it will save your time and energy. Choose Surabaya Airport Code (SUB) as your arrival point. The Bromo Midnight trip will start at 00.00 AM so you have to arrive in this airport at least 1 hour before departure. For example, if you want to go to Mount Bromo on January 20th 2018 to see the sunrise then you have to arrive in Surabaya Airport on January 19th 2018 at 23.00 PM/11.00 PM so  will only have to wait for one hour only before the driver and the guide picked you up.  Once the guide and the driver picked you up, they will drive you straight to the mount Bromo area. Below are the itinerary example for this trip.

References : JUANDA AIRPORT, CODE : SUB

Estimation Time Table

Time

Destination

00.00 – 03.00

Depart from Surabaya to Sukapura village (Pick up from Surabaya Airport)

03.00 – 04.30

Arrive in Sukapura and head to mt. Penanjakan by using 4WD jeep

04.30

Take a coffee break at Mt. Penanjakan while waiting the sunrise

05.00 – 06.00

Enjoy the Bromo sunrise

06.00 – 07.00

Head to mt. Bromo crater

07.00 – 08.00

Volcano climbing

08.00 – 09.00

Get back from Bromo crater and stop over for breakfast in local restaurant

09.00 – 12.00

Drive to Surabaya

*Each spot time duration can be upon request

Departing from Surabaya Train Station

Using a train is also a good way to save time,money and energy. Traveling using train will avoid you from traffic jam and it will always on time. This trip is favourite among the travelers from Yogyakarta who wants to go to Mount Bromo as another affordable option. Choose Surabaya Gubeng train station Code (SURABAYA GUBENG) as your arrival point. The train called “SANCAKA” departing from “TUGU STATION Yogyakarta to SURABAYA GUBENG and it has many schedules you can choose but we recommend you to choose the last schedule. Once the guide and the driver picked you up, they will drive you straight to the mount Bromo area. Below are the itinerary example for this trip.

References : SURABAYA GUBENG TRAIN STATION, TUGU STATION YOGYAKARTA, SANCAKA TRAIN

Estimation Time Table

Time

Destination

00.00 – 03.00

Depart from Surabaya to Sukapura village (Pick up from Surabaya Gubeng Railway Station)

03.00 – 04.30

Arrive in Sukapura and head to mt. Penanjakan by using 4WD jeep

04.30

Take a coffee break at Mt. Penanjakan while waiting the sunrise

05.00 – 06.00

Enjoy the Bromo sunrise

06.00 – 07.00

Head to mt. Bromo crater

07.00 – 08.00

Volcano climbing

08.00 – 09.00

Get back from Bromo crater and stop over for breakfast in local restaurant

09.00 – 12.00

Drive to Surabaya

 

Departing from Surabaya Hotel

Stay in Surabaya for a night or two before heading to Mount Bromo is also a good option. You can wandering around the city or interact with local people in there. Check the things to do in Surabaya here. The mount Bromo Midnight trip will start at midnight. Once the guide and the driver picked you up, they will drive you straight to the mount Bromo area. You do not have to bring all your lugage except if you have already checking out from the hotel because the driver and guide will transfer you back to the Hotel. Below are the itinerary example for this trip.

References : Surabaya Budget and Middle-Class Hotel

Estimation Time Table

Time

Destination

00.00 – 03.00

Depart from Surabaya to Sukapura village (Pick up from Hotel)

03.00 – 04.30

Arrive in Sukapura and head to mt. Penanjakan by using 4WD jeep

04.30

Take a coffee break at Mt. Penanjakan while waiting the sunrise

05.00 – 06.00

Enjoy the Bromo sunrise

06.00 – 07.00

Head to mt. Bromo crater

07.00 – 08.00

Volcano climbing

08.00 – 09.00

Get back from Bromo crater and stop over for breakfast in local restaurant

09.00 – 12.00

Drive to Surabaya

 

Malang

Departing from Malang Airport

There are three major airlines which landed on Malang Airport (Code : MLG). They were Sriwijaya Airlines, Garuda Airlines, Batik Air,Wing Air,KalStar and Citilink. The Malang Airport is a small airport so there is no international route landed in here. If you want to go to Mt Bromo from this airport then it will be almost the same way as departing from Surabaya except you will be picked up by the jeep directly and then continue 4 hours driving with the Jeep to Mount Bromo. You will be picked up at the midnight and head to Mt Bromo afterwards. Midnight trip to Bromo will be as example itinerary below.

References : ABDULRACHMAN SALEH AIRPORT CODE : MLG

Estimation Time Table

Time

Destination

00.00 - 04.00

Depart from Malang Airport to Mt. Penanjakan

04.00 - 05.00

Take a coffee break while waiting the sunrise

05.00 – 06.00

Enjoy the amazing sunrise and beautiful landscape of mt. Bromo

06.00 – 07.00

Driving down the hill to the sea of sand

07.00 – 08.30

Volcano Climbing

08.30 – 09.30

Visiting Savanna hill

09.30 – 11.30

Drive back to Tumpang and stop over for breakfast in local restaurant

*Each spot time duration can be upon request

Departing from Malang Train Station

You can also using train as your transportation to reach the Malang city. The train from Yogyakarta to Malang called “Malioboro Express” departing from “Tugu Station Yogyakarta to Malang Kota Train Station’.  If you are using a train for Bromo Midnight trip then you have to walk a little bit to  Alun-alun kota Malang once you arrive at the train stationbecause the Jeep to Mount Bromo will picked you up from there. Continue 5 hours driving by using Jeep to Mount Bromo area. Below are the itinerary example for this trip.

References : MALANG KOTA TRAIN STATION, TUGU STATION YOGYAKARTA, MALIOBORO EXPRESS

Estimation Time Table

Time

Destination

00.00 - 04.00

Depart from Alun – Alun kota Malang to Mt. Penanjakan

04.00 - 05.00

Take a coffee break while waiting the sunrise

05.00 – 06.00

Enjoy the amazing sunrise and beautiful landscape of mt. Bromo

06.00 – 07.00

Driving down the hill to the sea of sand

07.00 – 08.30

Volcano Climbing

08.30 – 09.30

Visiting Savanna hill

09.30 – 11.30

Drive back to Tumpang and stop over for breakfast in local restaurant

*Each spot time duration can be upon request

Departing from Malang Hotel

Stay in Malang City for a night or two before heading to mount Bromo is also a good option. You can wandering around the city or interact with local people in there. Check the things to do in Malang here. The mount Bromo Midnight trip will start at midnight. Once the guide and the Jeep driver picked you up, they will drive you straight to the mount Bromo area. You do not have to bring all your lugage except if you have already checking out from the hotel because the driver and guide will transfer you back to the Hotel. Below are the itinerary example for this trip.

References : Malang Budget and Middle Up Hotel List

Estimation Time Table

Time

Destination

00.00 - 04.00

Depart from Hotel in Malang to Mt. Penanjakan

04.00 - 05.00

Take a coffee break while waiting the sunrise

05.00 – 06.00

Enjoy the amazing sunrise and beautiful landscape of mt. Bromo

06.00 – 07.00

Driving down the hill to the sea of sand

07.00 – 08.30

Volcano Climbing

08.30 – 09.30

Visiting Savanna hill

09.30 – 11.30

Drive back to Tumpang and stop over for breakfast in local restaurant

*Each spot time duration can be upon request

 


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