While it may be small when measured against other volcanoes in Indonesia, the magnificent Mt Bromo will not disappoint with its spectacular views and dramatic landscapes. At 2392 meters tall, Mt Bromo is not among the tallest of Indonesia’s mountains but its stunning beauty lies in its incredible setting. Mount Bromo sits in the middle of a vast plain called the "Sea of Sand". From a vantage point on Mount Penanjakan (2,770 meters above sea level) visitors from around the world come to see the sunrise over Mt Bromo. The Tengger people here appease the Gods once a year during the annual Kasada festival where offerings of vegetables, chickens and money are thrown into the crater of the volcano.
All you can hear are the click of cameras as visitors hope to capture the incredible scene of Mt Bromo in the foreground with Mt Semeru smoking in the distance and the golden sun rising in the sky, slowly unveiling the incredible scene below.
As the gold bright sun slowly rises, piercing through the morning haze over Mount Bromo, it ascends to light up and warm the earth.
Watching the magnificent view on Mount Bromo is an unforgetable moment indeed, a once in a lifetime experience to witness this spectacular tropical sun rising over smouldering volcanoes .
There are always smiles and happiness to share with fellow travellers when you enjoy the adventure
For years, Mount Bromo and Mt. Ijen’s Crater and Plateau (Kawah Ijen) in East Java have become a favorite destination for tourists from all over the world to experience and enjoy the spectacular views here as the morning sun rises over the volcanoes.
Trekking the grassy route to capture the experience of a lifetime adventure
Many local and foreign travellers make the trek to the crest of the crater of Mt. Bromo to catch that mystical experience of watching the sun rising over a fantastic landscape.
Rising from the nearly flat volcanic sand floor of the caldera are the dormant cone of Mount Batok and the active volcano of Mount Bromo.
Mount Bromo can be a romantic place to visit together with your other half for its breathtaking panorama that is well worth enjoying.
Have your camera ready at all times since Mount Bromo offers dramatic views taken from any angle.
This red hardtop is one of the four-wheel drives you take to reach Mount Bromo from Cemorolawang to Pananjakan then on to the sand sea caldera.
Driving for miles in a hardtop in the cold and dark early morning hours will be paid off once you arrive at Mount Bromo and admire its amazing views.
Ponies take visitors across the sand sea to the bottom of the steep stairs that lead the edge of Mt.Bromo’s crater rim.
Clouds hanging over mountains, amazing sceneries,a sand sea, ponies, energizing cold weather , tourists and local people all make a perfect combination to create that incredible atmosphere that is Mount Bromo.
This man and his pony will ride you across and around the sand sea.
Grassy knolls sit calmly on the caldera, surrounded by a sea of sand.
Even age will not stop this old man from waiting for you to ride his pony and lead you to enjoy this wonderful piece of heaven on earth.
You need to take hardtop to go to Mount Bromo and then ride a pony to cross and get around the caldera, better known as the sand sea.
“I wanna ride my horse” this piece of song would perhaps be on your lips while riding a pony to cross and travel around the caldera.
White clouds always blanket Mount Bromo creating a surreal and mystical atmosphere.
Mount Bromo is an active volcano and part of the Tengger backbone in East Java, Indonesia. It is not the highest peak, but it is the most well known for its beautiful view and caldera.
If you can put yourself in his shoes, you will realize that the stunning beauty of Mount Bromo was created by God to be as his ricefield. (Photo by Andika Saputra/ www.indonesia.travel)
From a vantage point on Mount Penanjakan (at 2,770 meters above sea level) in East Java, visitors from around the world gather to watch the glorious dawn as the sun slowly appears and majestically rises over Mt Bromo.
These horses and their masters wait patiently for you to cross the sand sea and view the caldera of Mount Bromo. (Photo by Andika Saputra/ www.indonesia.travel)
Riding a horse through the misty morning air is not only the best way to witness the beauty of Mount Bromo but also a way to help these two men to make a living. (Photo by Andika Saputra/ www.indonesia.travel)
Capture Mt.Bromo’s stunning beauty with your camera and take the scenes just as you experience it. (Photo by Andika Saputra/ www.indonesia.travel)