From Yogyakarta to Bromo, drop off Surabaya - 2 days & 1 night

Stretch your legs. Indonesian first-class trains are comfortable, clean and spacy. You will be picked up at the train station and it isn't yet noon. Head to the Bromo area. Explore the Hindu culture and the superb nature. See both sunset and sunrise. And visit the Madakaripura waterfalls on your way to Surabaya.


Smoking volcano Bromo and its landscape Bottle green savanna south of Mount Bromo Inactive cone of Mount Batok - standing next to Mount Bromo


Itinerary: From Yogyakarta to Bromo, drop off in Surabaya // 2 days & 1 night

A private, relaxed, and comfortable tour from Yogyakarta to Bromo. Comfortable first-class train combined with private cars.
The train from Yogyakarta takes 5 hours only. You will be picked up at the train station in Surabaya and head directly to the Bromo area. It is "cold", around 19 degrees Celsius is the daily temperature at the Bromo area. 

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First class train from Yogyakarta to Surabaya, visit the Madakaripura waterfalls and see the sunset over Mount BromoDay 1; symbol. Mt. Bromo and Mt. Ijen combined in one tour - East Java

Day 1; symbol; visit the Borobudur and Prambanan temple in YogyakartaArrive at 11:37 in Surabaya, sill enough time to visit the Madakaripura waterfalls and see the sunset...

The Sancaka Pagi first-class train will bring you to Surabaya in just 5 hours. You depart at 06:45 and arrive at 11:37. The day has just started...
The drive to the Madakaripura waterfalls on route to Mount Bromo takes about 2 to 3 hours. These enchanting hidden waterfalls are a delight. A short ride by motorbike taxi, followed by an easy 30 min walk slowly gives away nature's beauty. Depending on the season the water flow is more or less. During the dry season, you could dip in the cold water.
Once back at your car, you continue to Cemara Lawang village. The bowl in which Bromo is the only active cone is a beautiful sight to witness the sunset.

Bromo sunrise tour and drop off in Surabaya city or Surabaya airportSymbol day 2 - hiking to Ijen crater lake - kawah Ijen

Symbol day 2 - tour Yogyakarta, Bromo & IjenMount Bromo sunrise tour - a surreal landscape of epic proportions

The magical Bromo. Actually, it is the landscape that makes your jaws drop. A surreal landscape of epic proportions.
The black ashen volcanic Sea of Sand and the sometimes bottle green savanna are surrounding the smoking crater of Mount Bromo, and Java's highest mountain erupting every 20 minutes in the far background. The caldera has a diameter of 10 km. 
First, you will be heading to the viewpoint at Mount Pananjakan. Sunrises are different every single day. Weather conditions, season and temperatures determine the colors and views during sunrise.
Second, after this refreshing moment, you are heading into the sea of sand. You will have to cross this marvelous product of mother nature to get close to Mount Bromo. 
Third, after your Jeep parked, then it is a 45 minutes walk to the top, the last part is an old stair built that has survived several eruptions. Take your time to explore...
Fourth is your breakfast as once back at the car you will return to Cemara Lawang village.
Have a refreshing shower before checking out. You will be dropped off in Surabaya.

Note: the Milkyway can be seen on clear nights. If you wish to take your chances, you will depart at 01:00. Additional costs involved.




Tour info - from Yogyakarta to Bromo

DURATION: 2 days & 1 night
TRAVELERS: no min. or max.


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Price includes: first class train ticket Yogyakarta - Surabaya, private transport with air conditioning, fuel, friendly little English speaking driver, 4WD Jeep for the Bromo sunrise tour, coffee break, entrance fee Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, meals: 1x breakfast, accommodation: 1 night, daily mineral water in reasonable amounts, daily fresh seasonal fruit
Price excludes: travel insurance, personal expenses (e.g. souvenirs, toilet visits), Madakaripura waterfalls (@ IDR 125,000 per person), all lunches and dinners, horse riding Mt. Bromo

Reservation - tour start Yogyakarta