Mount Bromo is one of the favorite tourist destinations in East Java. Not only domestic tourists, but also foreign tourist are competing to come here. They come to see the beautiful sunrise of Bromo.
Bromo has known as one of the prime tourist spot in East Java. This place is located in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, in the eastern city of Malang. The beauty of this mountain has attract many visitors from many countries in the world. Watching the sunrise is an interesting event. The visitors are willing to wait from 05.00 am facing east, in order to not lose this special moment. You also do not always get to see this event, because if the cloudy sky, the sun is not seen clearly. However, when the sky is clear, you can see the sun sphere. First, the sun looks like a blotter matches, slowly enlarge until it formed a complete circle and enlighten. So we can see the mountains surrounded.
After watching the sunrise, you can go back down of Mount Pananjakan and go to Mount Bromo. Sunlight can make you see the scenery around. You will pass through the sea of sand which covers 10 square kilometers. Arid areas filled with sand and only a little dry grasses grow there. Wind, making the sand fly and can make it difficult for you to breathe.
To reach the foot of Mount Bromo, you can’t use the vehicle. Instead, you should hire a horse or when you feel powerful, you can choose to walk with the challenges of the scorching sun, the distance, and the flying dust. When you arrive at the foot of Bromo and want to see the crater, you have to climb about 250 stairs. At the top, you can see the crater of Mount Bromo that emit smoke. You also can look down and see the sea of sand with a temple in the middle. It’s really incredibly and extraordinary scenery that we can enjoy!