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Package Tours: Trekking Mt.Semeru Bromo 4 Days 3 Nights Trip

mount bromo by yourself – Bromo, one of the leading tourist attractions in Java, which is quite popular in Indonesia. The beauty of the Tengger mountain range has never been doubted. Every day, there are hundreds or even thousands of travelers from all over the world coming to witness this extraordinary natural landscape. There are many ways to enjoy Bromo, ranging from tourist styles, flashpackers, and backpackers. Well, for you who have a minimal budget from Jakarta and want to go to Bromo. Check out the cheapest way. This fee includes transport and accommodation

Transportation with the most reasonable price from Jakarta to Surabaya is by economy class train. You can use the Kertajaya train which departs at 14.00 WIB from Pasar Senen station, and arrives at 01.30 WIB at Pasar Turi station, Surabaya. Waiting for the morning at the station, don’t say yes. It’s safe, a lot of security guards, about four hours, so you can continue your journey to the east.

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After morning arrived, on this second day you are ready to go to Bromo. Let it be faster, more effective, and more varied, there’s nothing wrong with trying other modes of public transportation. Like a bus, for example ~
this one is Pasar Turi station, bathing and breakfast here, you know
this one is Pasar Turi station, bathing and breakfast here may be via

Around 05.00 WIB maybe you can start your activity. You can do bathing and breakfast at Pasar Turi station. Want cheap to expensive food in front of the station is also available, it’s up to which one to choose. After that, please go to Bungurasih bus terminal by city bus that passes in front of the station. The tariff is only Rp. 5,000. From Bungurasih terminal, it’s better to use the economy bus to Probolinggo, so it’s cheaper. There is an Akas bus, Restu, Ladju, which one is up to you. Be prepared to travel for approximately 5-6 hours, it would be better if all the time your eyes closed. To be more fit when you get there later.

After arriving at Probolinggo terminal, you can go directly to the main destination. As much as possible, never reach Probolinggo after 16.00 WIB. It will be increasingly difficult to transport

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Mount Bromo Tour By Backpacker

Around 1:00 p.m., it is likely that you have arrived at the Bayu Angga terminal, Probolinggo City. Arriving here, you can immediately take a special transport to Bromo which has a base south of the terminal. This transportation is in the form of bison or dark green ELF. The price is around Rp. 20 thousand to Rp. 25 thousand. You have to wait for this public transport to be full first, before leaving for Bromo, which you are headed for. After 16.00 West Indonesia Time, the transportation is no longer operational. So it’s smart to estimate the time. Towards the foot of Mount Bromo or Desa Cemorolawang, it takes around 90-120 minutes. So, you can rest again while enjoying the trip.

Arriving at Cemorolawang, most likely when it is evening. Because at the beginning of the day you need great energy towards climbing, you can just take a break and chat with local people

How to Get Mount Bromo Bacpacking By Your Self ?

Enjoying the beauty of Bromo, you don’t have to take a sabbatical. You can take advantage of Saturday weekend holidays. For backpackers to Bromo, you only need Saturday (half day) and Sunday (Full day). No need to leave, right?


There are many transportation options that you can use to get to Bromo. Here are some choices.

1. Motorcycle

For those of you who have minimal budget and come from East Java, motorbikes are the first choice. All Bromo areas, starting from Penanjakan 1, Penanjakan 2, Bromo Crater, Whispering Sands, and Savana, you can explore by motorbike. Avoid using a motorbike, because the road to Penanjakan 1 is uphill (yes iyalah) and the road in the sea of ​​Bromo sand is almost certain to make slippage.

You can leave at 22.00 from Surabaya, with a distance of 2 to 3 hours to Bromo. After that, you can rest first at Cemoro Lawang for coffee or food. You better go up to Penanjakan at 02.00 so you don’t get in touch with the Jeep. After 02.00 a lot of Bromo Jeep will enter the area, and it will be difficult for you to ride a motorcycle. Dust will be scattered in the sea of ​​sand, and the path to Penanjakan will be very dangerous because it is full of Jeeps.

-Cheap! The total transport costs are at least 50,000, plus tickets and motorbike parking totaling 35,000
– Flexible

Deficiency :
-tired, sleepy. Bromo’s sunrise trip will drain your energy. At noon you have to grab a bicycle, at night you still have to drive challenging Bromo sand dust to catch the sunrise. Many motorists who are not used to staying up sleepy on the road. Of course it will be very dangerous, because the Bromo line is a winding mountain path.
-Dust. Yup, Bromo is full of volcanic dust. Riding a motorcycle in Bromo, it feels like crashing a sandstorm, especially if you are right to compete with the Bromo Jeep Jeep.
-The motor goes down the engine. If your motorbike has a big and strong cc, it doesn’t matter, but if your motorcycle is just a duck or automatic motorbike, you have to be extra careful.

2. Public Transportation

To Bromo can also take public vehicles. Check out examples of routes from Jakarta:

First, you have to go to Surabaya or Malang. Can take the train, or plane, train is indeed cheaper, but you need about 12 hours to arrive in Surabaya. The plane may be the best choice, only 1 hour 30 minutes away. The tickets are also relatively cheap (under 500,000), Jakarta-Surabaya tickets are cheaper than Jakarta-Malang, and there are more choices for their schedules.

For trains, you can take the Kertajaya (economy) train from Pasar Senen Station-Surabaya Station Turi Market for 120,000

After that, you have to go to Purabaya Terminal (or better known: Bungurasih). From Pasar Turi, you can take the City bus. From the airport, you can take the Damri Bus to the Terminal. From Purabaya Terminal, just select the bus to Probolinggo, you can take the Patas Bus at a rate of 30,000, or Economy at a rate of 15,000-20,000.

Arriving at Terminal Probolinggo, you have to find a minibus to Bromo (slang: Bison). Bison is usually hung outside the terminal, and only runs when it’s full. So the driver will wait until it is filled with around 10-15 people. Cost per person is 30,000. or can rent at a price of 450,000 per vehicle. Oh yes, this Bison only operates until 4:00 p.m. Most pol at 17.00. So you have to rent a motorcycle taxi to Cemara Lawang if you come later, of course, with more expensive fees you can also take a Jeep from Malang City, at a cost of 300,000 / pax including tickets.

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-You won’t be as fast as riding a motorcycle.

Deficiency :
-Ribet change vehicle.
-Risk of riding public transportation, pickpocketing, stamping, etc.
-Must come before 16.00 so you can ride Bison.


There are many choices to stay at Bromo, ranging from free, cheap, to expensive. For free, you can set up a tent on a camping ground, or run on a gazebo at Cemara Lawang. There are many cheap lodging in Bromo, usually homestay with a price range of 150,000-250,000 per night. Lodging in a village farther from Bromo, for example Ngadisari village, is cheaper at a price of 200,000-250,000. While the hotel price rate in Cemara Lawang village (closest to Bromo) is more expensive with a price range of 500,000 and above.


To get around Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, there are many choices you can take, along with the choices:
4 Location (Penanjakan, Bromo Crater, Savana, Whispering Sand) for 650,000 / jeep.
2 Location (Penanjakan, Kawah Bromo) 500,000 / jeep.
To save budget, you can also join other backpacker groups who lack passengers. Jeep capacity is 6 people so it will be cheaper if you can one group.
Motorcycle Ojek
2 Location (Penanjakan, Bromo Crater) 150,000 / motorbike

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The intend of our online facilities is to lecture to good mood with competitive prices for Bromo Tour Packages and pre-arranged tour packages throughout Bromo tour package and other Tourism objective such us Ijen Crater Tour, Surabaya Tour, Banyuwangi Tour, Malang Tour etc.

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Once satisfied, you can immediately pack and return to Jakarta. For the route the same as before. You ride an ELF from the terminal in Cemorolawang to Terminal Bayu Angga. After that you can continue the journey to Surabaya and return to Jakarta.




Before going home, you can also buy souvenirs from East Java that are often sold by traders around Purabaya Terminal. Well, now is the time to calculate all costs from departing until returning home to Jakarta. But for this time the cost of meals is not included in the calculation.










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Those are some of the cost-saving tips when backpacking to Bromo. Not impossible, right?

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