Let the abundant natural beauty of Malang recharge you on your next getaway!
Reach Malang via flights from Jakarta, Surabaya or Denpasar or get in via car, bus or train. Looking forward to a family trip or prefer to take a short trip on your own, take help from this itinerary that features some of the best places to go in Malang.
Start your day early and take a morning flight to Malang.
Land at the Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport and head off to Hok Lay to feed both your excitement and your hunger. Cwie Mie, noodles with minced chicken topping served with crackers, is a must-try when you have a scrumptious brunch at this ancient restaurant.
Visit the Madakaripura Waterfall, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Malang that falls from a height of about 200 meters along a verdant canyon’s curved walls. This amazing nature spot holds a cave that’s said to be Gajah Mada’s final meditation place.
Hang out at the Jiwa Jawa Resort, situated 2,000 meters above sea level, and take in the unparalleled views of Mount Bromo. Round off your day with a pleasant dining experience at the resort and savor the dishes made from locally-sourced products.
Catch the sunrise on majestic Mount Bromo and bask in the beauty of this awe-inspiring spectacle. Explore the various viewpoints and witness the early morning light reflecting its stunning beauty on the surrounding dramatic landscape.
Have lunch at Toko Oen to satisfy not only your appetite but the history buff inside you. A reminder of the Dutch colonial period, this legendary restaurant has retained the architecture and the interior from its early days. Choose from a variety of Dutch and Indonesian food on the menu, and top it off with some delicious ice cream.
Done with the meal? Now grab a good shopping deal. Visit Gudang Oleh Oleh and discover a great variety of interesting souvenirs and gifts. You can buy fruit chips, traditional snacks, juices, Batik products, T-shirts, miniatures, and more.
Relish mouthwatering Satay at the famous Satay Bunul Paino. This traditional Indonesian dish is grilled meat skewered on wooden sticks and is served with a sauce. Gule is a must-try along with the scrumptious goat satay and chicken satay.
Choose from the buffet of Indonesian dishes or opt for an à la carte menu and enjoy an exotic breakfast in Tugu Hotel’s romantic ambiance that’s reminiscent of Indonesia’s ancient art and culture.
Buy toothsome edibles to share with those back at home from the Tugu bread shop. This homemade bakery offers a wide selection of preservative-free traditional freshly-baked items. Now you can head home with bags filled with unique souvenirs and a heart filled with delightful memories. Have a safe flight!
Inspired by these trip ideas? Then start planning for a unique vacation in Malang. And once you discover the grandeur, peace, and energy of Malang, you’ll be compelled to scoot over to Batu and check out the famous shopping centers, the exciting theme parks, and the alluring nature spots that are equally breathtaking. (HR)
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