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Saturday, September 3, 2011
Charm of Mount Bromo Tour
The existence of Mount Bromo with phenomenal sea of sand that has been long known as one of the leading tourist destination in Indonesia. Mount Bromo is one of the mountains in the Tengger Mountains.
With a height of 2392 meters above sea level, panoramic view of beautiful natural charm shone at the sight that will never-ending. Mount Bromo is derived from Sanskrit which means a god Brahma, or major and are located in four regions, namely Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Lumajang, and Malang.
The attraction of Mount Bromo crater special is in the middle of a vast sea of sand that stretches around the crater of Bromo, puffing white smoke. Mount Bromo mesh body shape between valleys and canyons with a caldera or a sea of sand covering approximately 10 square kilometers.
Mount Bromo has a crater with a diameter of ± 800 meters (north-south) and ± 600 meters (east-west). While the danger area of a circle with a radius of 4 km from the central crater of Bromo. Altitude relatively "low" for the size of the mountain make the trip to Mount Bromo is relatively easy.
From the top of the volcano is still active, you can enjoy the vast expanse of sea sand, and watch the splendor of Mount Semeru, which rises into the sky. You can also look beautiful sun moved out of the dusk or otherwise enjoy the dim twilight of the ridge Bromo.
To view them, you have to climb Mount Pananjakan which is the highest mountain in the region. Terrain that must be traversed to get to Mount Pananjakan quite heavy. To reach the foot of Mount Pananjakan, you have to go through desert-like area that can make you get lost. When the need to climb Mount Pananjakan, narrow streets and lots of sharp turns, would require a high driving skill.
For that, many visitors choose to rent a hardtop car (jeep type) driven by the surrounding community. The community is derived from the Tengger tribe is friendly with the visitors. Up above, there are many shops serving coffee or tea and a fire to warm the body while waiting to be tebitnya sun. There are also stores that rent out warm clothing.
Watching the sunrise is an interesting event. The proof, the visitors are willing to wait since 5 o'clock in the morning facing east so as not to lose this moment. You also do not always able to see this event, because if the cloudy sky, the appearance of the sun is not seen clearly.
However, when the sky is clear, you can see the roundness of the sun in the first place only as small as a pin matches, slowly enlarge and eventually form a complete circle and enlighten so that we can see the view of the mountains in this region. Among others, Mount Bromo, Mount Batok, or Mount Semeru is the highest mountain in Java.
The history of the formation of Mount Bromo and the mountains around it originated from the existence of Tengger Mountain (4,000 m asl) which is the largest and highest mountain at that time.
Then came the massive eruption which created a caldera with a diameter over 8 kilometers. Material volcanic eruption is now transformed into a sea of sand, said the material is never covered by water. Volcanic activity with the advent of the hall of magma resulting in the formation of new mountains such as Mount Bromo, Mount Widodaren, Mt Batok, Mt Watangan, Mount Chairs and Mount Semeru.
Bromo does have its own uniqueness compared to other mountain panorama. Around Bromo until the top is not met green plants other than shrubs. Mount Bromo is still contained in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is also the only conservation area in Indonesia that is unique in a sea of sand covering 5250 hectares.
To reach the foot of Mount Bromo, you can not use the vehicle. Instead, you must rent a horse at a price of USD 70 thousand, or if you feel strong, you can choose to walk. However, it should be noted that the walk is not easy, because the hot sun, long distances, flying debris can make the journey harder.
From the foot of the mountain was phenomenal, you have to climb the stairs that amounted to 250 stairs to see the crater of Mount Bromo. Arriving at the peak of Mount Bromo, you can see the crater of Mount Bromo smoke.
You can also glanced down and saw the sea of sand to the temple in its midst. After lingering at the top, if travelers are feeling hungry, at the bottom of the Bromo there are stalls offering warm, instant noodles, mineral water and cheap snacks. .
In addition to witnessing the beauty of the panorama offered by the Bromo-Semeru, if you come at the right time, then you can watch Kesodo Ceremony, held by Tengger society. This ceremony usually starts at midnight to early morning every full moon around 14 or 15 in Kesodo [tenth] according to the Javanese calendar.
Kesodo ceremony is a ceremony to beg or ask for a bountiful harvest starting reinforcements and a remedy for various diseases, in particular by offering offerings and threw it into the crater of Mount Bromo. When the procession takes place, the other Tengger rollicking down the cliff of the crater and the offerings being thrown into the crater, as a symbol of blessing from the Almighty.
There are a few tips that need your attention now to the region of Mount Bromo, among others, Visit this in the dry season, not the rainy season, so you'll get a scene perfect moment. Prepare cold protective clothing, such as the guard house, slayer, scarves, gloves, jackets, and do not forget the shoes because the weather is quite cold here. Bring your glasses are also protective of the dust to sand during the Segoro Wedi. Do not stay in the crater of Bromo above the 9 o'clock to avoid the risk of poisoning.
There are four main gate to enter the Bromo Semeru national park are: Village Cemorolawang if through Probolinggo, Pasuruan Village Wonokitri with pathways, Ngadas Village and Village of Malang path is the path Lumajang Burno.
The route can be taken is as follows:
- Pasuruan-Cafes-Tosari Dowo Wonokitri-Bromo-use cars with a distance of 71 km,
- Delhi-Overlapping-Shack-Jemplang Klakah-Mount Bromo use a car with a distance of 53 km
- Delhi-Purwodadi-Nongkojajar-Tosari-Wonokitri-Penanjakan about 83 km
Enjoy the exotic beauty of Mount Bromo! (Emery Taufik Gobel)