ranging from luxurious five star to simple
backpacker home stay. Most of the hotels and
located in Senggigi. The star rate hotels
and boutique resort are nestled in lush
tropical gardens, directly located on the
beach with the tranquil surroundings and a
minutes away from airport or seaport.
Let's Go To
Trekking to the Second Highest Peak in
SEMERU AND BROMO MOUNTAIN TREKKING INFORMATION
challenging mountain trek, to attempt the peak of Mount Semeru at
3,676 m above sea level, an active volcano which is the highest in
Java. During the trekking, we pass over the beautiful high altitude
volcanic lakes, tropical rain forest, the grass land and the
Explore the natural phenomena of Mount Bromo in Bromo Tengger Semeru
National Park. Walking up the peak of Pananjakan to enjoy the
natural beauties such as the spectacular sunrise over Mount Bromo.
We leave the hotel in the very early morning and arriving at the
crater rim in the dark and looking down at the luminous glow of the
sulphur, then sitting on the narrow ledge watching the sun come up
is a classic experience, but this area also has a lot more to offer:
Enjoy The world's best mountain scenery, explore the spectacular Sea
of Sand on a horseback or by foot, that fills the caldera of Tengger
Meet the local Tengger people, wrapped in cloaks riding around on
their high stepping ponies. This area is holy to the local
Tenggerese who are the only remaining Hindus in Java and thought to
be the remnants of the once powerful Majapahit empire. The dawn
pilgrimage to the summit is an ancient tradition.
Geographically, much of East Java Province is flatter than the rest
of Java. In the north-west is lowland, with deltas along Brantas and
Bengawan Solo Rivers and km upon km of rice-growing plants. But the
rest of East Java is mountainous and hilly, containing the huge
Bromo-Tengger Massif and Java’s highest mountain, Gunung Semeru
(3,676 M). This region offers a raw, natural beauty and magnificent
BROMO TENGGER SEMERU NATIONAL PARK
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, before declared as a National
Park mountainous highland of Bromo Tengger Semeru is a forest area
with many functions like Strict Nature Reserve Recreation Forest,
Protection Forest and Production Forest. Declaration of Bromo
Tengger Semeru area as a National Park is based on some
considerations i. e: rare and endemic flora habitat of migrant
wildlife, unique ecosystem, active volcano, scenery of nature
cultural and traditional lives of local people as a catchment area
for water resources around the area etc.
The Area of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park covers 50,273.30
hectares of mountainous highland and vertily valley between 1,000 -
3,676 M above sea level. The area is dominated by mountainous trees
are also 4 lakes inside namely: Ranu Pani (4 Ha), Ranu Regulo (0.75
Ha), Ranu Kumbolo (14 Ha) and Ranu Darungan (0.50 Ha). Geografically
the area lies between 7'54'' - 8'13'' South Latitude and 112'51'' -
113'4'' East Longitude on the globe.
The vegetation of the park area consists of four main vegetation
types: Highland Forest, Alvin Forest, Casuarina Forest and
Grassland. It is predicted about 600 species of flora in the park.
The common species are: Casuarina junghuhniana, Vaccinium
varingaefolium, Albitzia lomphata, Acasia decurens, Anaphalis
At the southern part of Mt. Semeru there are about 157 species of
orchids. And also endemic species in the park. Little information
about wildlife in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is recorded.
They're only about 16 species of Mammals and 70 species of Birds.
The Mammals are: Wild Pig, Timor Deer, Barking Deer, Panther, Silver
Leaf Monkey, Common Porcupine etc. The common birds are : Hornbill,
Banded Pitta, Crested Spent Eagle, and Australian Grey Duck at Ranu
Pani and Ranu Kumbolo.
RANU PANE, RANU REGOLO: Ranu Pane and Ranu Regolo are two
beautiful creater lakes on the upland of 3 km beyond the southern
rim caldera. Ranu Pane/Ranu Regulo mostly passed by climbers who
want to climb the Mt Semeru. Ranu Pane about 1 Ha and Ranu Regulo
about p0.75 Ha, are located nearby.
RANU KUMBOLO: Ranu Kombolo with about 14 Ha is located
between Ranu Pane and Mt Semeru, walking a long the slopes of the
Lake Kumbolo getting yours shoes stuck in the soft mud smelling the
fragrance of pines and patches of miniature flowers this is the
ideyllic solitude of the Kumbolo lake.
PEAK OF MT. SEMERU (3,676 M): For travelling to the peak of
Mt Semeru/Mahameru hikers are advised to avoid visiting the creater
of "Jonggring Seloka" and southern part of the area due to the toxic
gasses and lava path.
CEMORO LAWANG: The area is one of the entrance gates to the
park from Probolinggo. Some activities can be done here and its
surrounding ie: camping, shopping and enjoying the nature scenery of
Mt. Bromo and sea of sand, farmland, wild foliage and sturdy trunks
plunge to wards the gleamay sand, etc.
THE SEA OF SAND: The sea of sand area was declared as a
strict Nature reserve in 1919 for the purpose of protecting the
extraordinary sea of sand which forms the floor of caldera with
diameter 8-10 km. There are several mountains inside the caldera
namely: Mt Bromo (2.392 m asl ), Mt Batok (2.470 m asl ), Mt Kursi (
2.581 m asl ), Mt Watangan ( 2.661 m asl ), and Mt Widodaren ( 2.650
m asl ). Walking on the sea of sand stepping up on the 249 steps to
the rim of smoking crater of Mrt. Bromo. Enjoying the unique crater,
watching dawn at Bromo are the main attractions the area.
PEAK OF Mt. PANANJAKAN: A spectacular view to the area of Sea
of Sand with the Mount Bromo, Batok, and Semeru in the background
and the sun rise can be viewed from out look point at peak of Mt
Penanjakan ( 2.770 m asl ). To watch the dawn of the day at Mt.
Penanjakan you have to be ready on the spot at about 43.00 am.