East Java’s dynamic people and awe-inspiring landscapes offer a kaleidoscope that never fails to amaze. From the spectacular dawn over the crater of Mt. Bromo to the bull races of Madura , the wild game reserve at Baluran, and traces of Majapahit, once one of Asia’s most powerful kingdoms, can all be found in this province. East Java can be enjoyed by those seeking the serenity of nature and historic monuments or those in search of adventure and exciting spectacles.
Inside the comforting Becak, away from traffic congestion and the bustling city life, time moves slowly, allowing the breeze to softly accompany you as you find shade under the scorching sun ofSumenep,on the island ofMadura.
The racing bulls of Madura stand gallantly at the ready, minutes before the exciting Karapan Sapibull races take place.
Becak drivers spend their evening relaxing as they patiently wait for passengers at the narrow street of the Sunan Ampel Mosque, Surabaya
Exhausted, sweating, and obviously dirty. Excitement and joy radiate from the faces of these outbound activity participants.
Pure adrenalin rushes through every vein of these daring water adventurers as they jump into the wild currents among the rocks of Probolinggo’s river.
Chatting with fellow travelers and sharing thoughts and experiences are certainly worthwhile as travelers spend their time under the clear blue sky of Mount Bromo.
Standing on the summit of a mountain is an unmatched feeling. The gaze of this victorious hiker captures that glorious moment, when he conquers the peak of Mount Arjuna.
Put on the traditional larik costume, wear a matching headband, absorb the music, and you are officially drawn into the soothing harmony of the Javanese Gamelan.
The spiky grassland and overpowering humidity don’t hold back these passionate trekkers from their adventure.
Spectacular sceneries, breathtaking activities, and the unforgettable moments will only be complete if you share them with your loved ones.
Overlooking the green horizon with animals peacefully roaming the savannah is a perfect reflection of nature in harmony.
Through the thick bushes of Alas Baluran, the captivating daily life of some of nature’s inhabitants is the sight rarely found elsewhere.
Every stone of this majestic temple ofTrowulan tells the story of the once great Majapahit, a kingdom that once ruled over a territory wider than Indonesia today.
The Dwarphala statue stands gallantly, guarding myths, legends, and history for thousands of years a legacy of the kingdom of Singosari, that predates Majapahit.
Constantly keeping the forest away from destructive hands, this ranger prepares to patrol through the thick jungle of the Baluran National Park.
Keramba, traditional fish traps, and fishing spots decorate most of Madura shores.
The TunjunganPlaza Shopping Mall is packed with visitors reflecting modern city life of Surabayathat is fast growing into one of Indonesia’s metropolitan cities.
Get in touch with the face of the wild. Feel their affection as it transcends even across species.
These happy and playful kids dance to the beat of the music, performing an exciting Jaran Kepang dance.