10 East Java Destinations That We Recommend

Indonesia is famous for its natural landscapes and inhabitants which are culturally and spiritually fascinating. This article will tell you 10 interesting, curious and downright bizarre facts about Indonesia. You will fall in love with this massive archipelago of diverse islands. Here are 10 places in East Java that we recommend.

1. UNESCO Heritage Site – Mount Bromo

Have you heard of Mount Bromo? Mount Bromo is the East Java icon. First you will arrive in the vast sea of ​​sand. Walking from the parking lot to the top of the mountain will make you feel like you are in a desert. Secondly is the amazing view of the mountains seen from distance. You will have to climb up to get to the summit it will take a good one hour of walk in the sand until you can reach the steps , climb up to the 500 steps or so until you reach the summit . Once you arrive you can watch the sun rise through the fog, it is a true amazing experience.

Every year, thousands of foreign tourists mainly from the European region visit Bromo, especially during the summer. They want to see for themselves the magnificence of Mount Bromo that has an altitude of 2,329 meters above the sea level.

This Bromo Volcano  is located in Probolinggo area, If you are not strong enough to travel, rent a horse to the foot of the mountain then go up the stairs to the top.

The most popular trip by many tourist would be the Bromo Sunrise Trip – https://tourmountbromo.com/product/mount-bromo-sunrise-day-trip

2. Mt Ijen Crater

Ijen Crater has succeeded to become the second icon of East Java. Located in the Banyuwangi area, the crater of the mountain offers amazing view on the turquoise blue sulphur lake.  The crater of the mountains continues to emit sulfur. It is a great destination for people who want to feel an easy climb while watching the amazing mountain landscape.

The attraction offered by Ijen is the unique sulfur mining activities. There is dozens of people mining from early in the morning to bring the sulfur boulders down. Besides, Ijen Crater also has a blue fire which is one of the best natural phenomena in the world.

In the early hours, the crater area on this mountain spreads blue like fire. To be able to see it, you must start to climb at 1:00 or 2:00  in the morning so that the sun’s rays do not obscure this amazing phenomenon!