You may find various guesthouses and hotels located around Mount Bromo because the place is a favorite for tourists. Attempt to stay nearby so that you could do the morning hike up to catch the sunrise easily. Lots of guesthouses or hotels are situated at the crater rim. Take notice that all the prices here whether hotels or guesthouses or homestays would be higher than your usual Indonesian ones since it’s a popular tourist area.
I stayed here by myself; it was an enjoyable stay with a direct view of Mount Bromo. Most important of all is that it is located directly behind the road to begin trekking up to the sunrise. It is recommended for those who want to perform their hike for sunrise independently. Then come back right down for breakfast supplied before trekking onwards into the crater rim — budget to mid-range with costs starting at USD 50.
Jiwa Jawa Bromo
One of the popular Hotels at Mount Bromo, with a gorgeous garden for sitting outside and enjoying the panoramic mountain views. Luxurious with prices beginning at USD 120.
If you’re coming from Surabaya, you’re likely to go through Probolinggo. Additionally, there are some options to stay in this town and take a day trip around Mount Bromo, such as the good for value Clover Homestay.
If you would like to access Mount Bromo through 4WD drive, then it’s recommended to remain at Malang, where you can enjoy the unique and lavish Tugu Hotel. I stayed at the midsize Resort Santika Premiere here, having a pleasant experience.
What and Where to Eat
Every lodge, Guesthouse or hotel generally serves meals too for travelers. Additionally, there are couple independent eateries around to choose from such as Bromo Corner Café and Waroeng Basuki, or perhaps you head on to secure roadside warnings and enjoy basic local Indonesian food. You should also test out the hot Javanese coffee. All restaurants will open by 3 am as that is when most men and women begin to wake for the increase to catch the sunrise.
The way to get there
Fly into Juanda Global airport in Surabaya. There are direct flights from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Jakarta, and Bali. If you are flying domestic from Jakarta, then you might take Sriwijaya that flies twice weekly. Observe national departures cost is IDR 40,000 taxation while international departures cost is IDR 200, 000 tax.
Distance from Surabaya airport to the Mount Bromo national park is about 70km and the time it takes is about 4 hours due to heavy traffic and congestion. On the way, you would pass Probolinggo town which lies on the main street across java. Here is where most backpackers would usually talk about transport to take them up to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National park. Or Find a complete immediately sunrise Excursion from Surabaya into Mt. Bromo and back.
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