Malang is definitely the place that is worth to explore, with the beautiful mountain ranges to the amazing foods that city can offer, Malang has it all. If you’re already hyped up and ready to go but still thinking on the things that you can do there, take a look at these 10 ideas that can guide you into one of the most spectacular holiday you will ever have the pleasure to take!
1 | Have an Adventurous Trip and Catch the Sunrise at Mount Bromo
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Anyone can get their mood boosted by just watching a sunrise over the horizon. But, have you ever imagine watching the sunrise from above the clouds in Mount Bromo? Well, stop imagining and book a trip to Malang now!, Apart from the view, what other better way to get your day going than an exciting jeep ride before the break of day up to a well-known volcanic mountain? Well if you’re up to this, you are up for an unforgettable ride to see an unforgettable view. Definitely worth trip!
2 | Try the Local Rawon Soup Dish for Brunch
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“Black Soup”, have you heard such a thing? Well this is a must try dish, especially for those visiting East Java! Within the unusual black color of the soup, you can taste the rich flavor of diced meat and the warmth of rice at the bottom of the bowl. Top it off with a piece of salty egg broken in half or even prawn crackers for a richer taste. Definitely the definition of “never judge a book by its cover”, this soup is something you’ll never see anywhere else and definitely a must try delicacy!
3 | Head to Pujon Kidul Village and Savor its Natural Bliss at Café Sawah
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What else can complete the taste of a great hot cup of coffee? The answer is the combination of a gorgeous natural view and fresh air of a village. The Cafe Sawah in Pujon Kidul Village can definitely give you all of those things. Moreover, to have a complete experience , waiting to greet you are the friendly locals that you’ll come across in this little place that can make you feel like you need another trip back here someday. Plan a trip now for a little taste away from the bustling cities and head to Cafe Sawah for a deep breath of fresh cool air!
4 | Go for the Colorful Batu Night Spectacular
The name certainly isn’t misleading! Spending a night in Batu is indeed a spectacular experience, especially if you enjoy the bright colorful lights of Batu Night Spectacular! Batu is the perfect definition of a small city with a big heart. Batu will offer you so much joy from the early mornings up to the late nights that you will think sleep is the last thing you’d want to do here. Head out to Batu Night Spectacular to be amazed by an amusement park built for nightlife, since they open only from 3 p.m in the evening until midnight. Warm up a cold night with the warmth of laughter and the adrenaline from various choices of rides only here at Batu Night Spectacular!
5 | Ride the Local Neon Lit Cars at Batu City Square and Taste some Ketan Susu!
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The heart of the city, Batu City Square is the place with all the hype. The Square is a popular choice for locals to spend their Saturday night. Enjoy a ride with cars decorated with neon lights and afterwards head over the nearest Ketan Susu shop to taste a little bit of Malang’s signature dish. Heaven is pretty far but the warm and sweet taste of milk sticky rice is pretty close! So, why wait? Plan a trip now!
6 | Stay around Batu and Wake Up with the Spectacular View of Banyak Mountain
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As a remote mountainous city, of course one of the main attractions of Batu is Banyak Mountain. Staying around Batu will give you the pleasure of waking up to the view of these mountains and starting off the day with a fresh start. They say the best way to give your eyes what they need is to see plenty of natural surroundings, well fret not! In Batu, all you will see is the views that Mother Nature can offer. What’s more relaxing than that?
7 | Prepare for Endless Fun at Batu Secret Zoo
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Another main attraction of Batu is Batu Secret Zoo. Like the name suggests, it is a zoo with a lot various types of animals but it is not your typical zoo! Batu Secret Zoo is designed in a certain modern way to let you see friendly exotic animals in a different and interesting kind of environment. Since Batu is located in the highlands, along with enjoying the company of the many critters, you can also experience the beautiful sceneries with cool air. You can also visit the part of the Zoo with a museum where you can also discover a little part of their history. Include this to your list of adventures of a lifetime and mark your calendar!
8 | Chill in the Cool Evening Breeze of Batu Drinking Local Beverage Wedang Ronde
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Sure adventures and feeling your adrenaline pumping is a great idea for a holiday. But, chilling and enjoying all the natural sceneries that Batu has to offer is also something you’d love to do on a holiday! Feel the cold air, breathe it all in and let yourself savor the warm taste of Wedang Ronde, a taste you’ll remember even until you’re back home. Wedang Ronde is a drink made from ginger boiled water topped with peanuts, bread, and also small balls made of flour. Something you would certainly enjoy to keep you company in the cold nights with the fresh air of Batu.
9 | Spend a Day Marvelling the Collections of Museum Angkut
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A museum dedicated to various types transportation, old and new. In here, you can enjoy the fine collection of vintage cars and other classic transportation and see its development until the modern days of transportation. With theme background such as Batavia, Buckingham, Hollywood, Las Vegas and Broadway, there are plenty of photo spots that you can enjoy and take snaps to remember the day. Interested? Mark your calendar and book a flight to Batu!
10 | Explore the New Excitements at Jatim Park 3
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The very new addition to the main attractions in Batu, Jatim Park 3, definitely shouldn’t be missed out in your to-do list in Batu. Experience the world of dinosaurs in Dino Park where amusement park rides and historical museums will greet you with both an adrenaline-packed ride and your interest in the ancient ages of dinosaurs. Confuse yourself inside the mind tricks of Infinite World, take pictures with your favorite stars’ wax figures in The Legend Star Park, visit the world of Music in the World’s Music Museum and enjoy a world of technology in Fun Tech Plaza. All part of an amazing trip you’ll never forget here in Batu!
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