Holidays in Indonesia are not only wonderful beaches and pristine coastal waters, but also unique natural attractions. One of them is Bromo Volcano, one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the world. Sometimes it is also called Bromo Mountain, but this is only partly true. Since Bromo is an active volcano, which has recently become increasingly active and last erupted in 2016.

Despite this, thousands of tourists from all over the world come to see the volcano. This place is especially popular at dawn and dusk, when the sky is painted with bright colors and stunningly beautiful views open from here. So let’s see how to get to the volcano. What kind of place is it? In addition, where can you stay nearby?

How to get to Bromo Volcano?

To get to Bromo Volcano in several ways, or rather from different sides. Since Bromo is located in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, the easiest access to the park is from the village of Cemoro Lawang, which is located on the edge of the caldera.

Bromo Volcano, Indonesia Travel Guide

You can get to Bromo Vulcan directly from Bali and the major cities of Java in tourist minibuses. You can buy tours at any hotel or tourist office.

If you prefer independent travel, then go first to Surabaya. Next, take the bus to Probolinggo. From the local bus station of Bayuangga to the village Cemoro Lawang, go by minibuses.

The nearest international airport to the Bromo volcano is:

  • in Java – Surabaya (SUB); Yogyakarta (JOG); Jakarta (CGK);
  • In Bali – Denpasar (DPS).

Information about Bromo Volcano

The location of Indonesia suggests the presence of a unique tropical flora and fauna and of course, volcanoes. In the eastern part of the island of Java is the National Park Bromo-Tengger-Semeru, which got its name in honor of the three largest volcanoes of the island, one of which (Bromo) is active.

Bromo Volcano, Indonesia Travel Guide

Bromo is not the highest volcano on the island. Its height is only 2392 meters. However, it is one of the most popular attractions of the country.

Climbing to the observation deck on Mount Penanjakan, you can literally look into the crater of the volcano, from which smoke is constantly coming. The most popular activity here is to meet the sunrise or sunset overlooking the volcano.

Nearest hotels to Bromo Volcano

The nearest hotels to Bromo Volcano are located in the village of Cemoro Lawang. However, for lovers of luxury accommodation there is hardly anything. There are budget guesthouses and hostels. Other nearby hotels include:

  • Hotel Bromo Permoi
  • Cemora Indah HotelBromo Volcano, Indonesia Travel Guide
  • Wiew Bromo Homestay
  • Lava View Lodge
  • Lazzi Homestay