Why East Java has got to be the next spot on your destination list?
Well, jagged volcanic peaks, large national parks, and white sand beaches on the East Java map are reason enough to travel here. And the wonderful tropical weather offers the perfect setting to explore some of the best things to do in East Java, Indonesia.
Hike up to the Ijen crater to witness its electric-blue fire dazzle up the night sky. Capture photos of this remarkable phenomenon as you marvel at the awe-inspiring blue flames.
Mount Bromo is an active volcano in East Java offering magnificent viewpoints to take in the panoramic views and the changing hues of the sky at sunrise.
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The impressive view from the top of the Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, the challenging journey to its base via steep bamboo ladders, and the surrounding scenery make a perfect combo of adventure and sightseeing that will blow you away.
From the flashy walls of the houses to the vibrant alley of umbrellas, colors seem to ooze out from every nook and corner of the rainbow village of Jodipan, an eye-catching tourist attraction.
The Tanjung Papuma Beach is a hidden gem for beach lovers. Laze away sunbathing, let your feet sink in the fine white sand, and watch the waves hit the giant rocks.
Sunset hunters would love to lay back and immerse themselves in the reddish hue engulfing the exotic beach on Red Island as they watch the sun kiss the sea.
Fun and excitement are guaranteed on your trip to Jatim Park, an outstanding complex of iconic theme parks that attract amusement park lovers of all ages.
The Baluran National Park’s wide range of flora and fauna, savannah grasslands, Bama Beach, and Mount Baluran make this place worth a visit. The Alas Purwo National Park offers some high-wind fun at G-Land, an internationally-renowned surf break, while its natural forest deepens your relationship with nature.
A sight to behold, the dancing fountain of Surabaya Bridge is a spectacular display of water dancing to music under bright colorful lights.
Banyuwangi Ethno Carnival
Visit the Banyuwangi Ethno Carnival and be awed by the local cultural arts that celebrate the deeply-rooted values of the Banyuwangi community.
Jember Fashion Carnaval
Featuring a magnificent costume parade, the Jember Fashion Carnaval is an annual extravaganza showcasing the talent of local designers.
Tour De Ijen
Tour de Ijen, a UCI-recognized cycle race event, is a one-of-a-kind experience to discover the beauty of Banyuwangi region and Mount Ijen.
Bromo Mountain Jazz
The Jazz Gunung Bromo festival, held at an open-air amphitheater, is sure to leave you spellbound with its dramatic mountainscape and cool jazz music.
So let the exquisite scenery and the vibrant festivities of East Java carve out a unique traveling experience for you on your visit. (HR)
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