Semeru Trekking – Bromo Tour in 4 Days
Bromo Tengger National Park is the most desired destinations of Indonesia and international hikers. It has extraordinary trekking landscape and will give mount climber unforgettable experience. Therefore, this Semeru Trekking will be a superb challenge in the heart of every hiker.
From the top of Mount Semeru, you will be able to view magnificent scenery of pine forest. You will get lost in the natural outfit of the trekking path. In the middle of the journey, you will be able to appreciate serene atmosphere in Ranu Kumbolo Lake. The true adventure is begun.
The tour starts with pick up at the airport, train station or hotel. Then, kick off to Malang –Tumpang which requires 3 hours from Surabaya. Taking a rest and getting prepared for Ranu Pane trekking. Then trek to Ranu Pane, Ranu Kumbolo, and also Kalimati. After experiencing soft trekking, you will stay in a camp to get prepared for summit journey in the midnight. Waking up at 12.00 am and starts climbing on the challenging ground. From Kalimati, Arcapada, to the Semeru Summit 3676 meters. Bromo Sunrise hunting, Trekking to Semeru and Bromo will unite our soul and heart with nature and mother earth.
Opening season: May – November during the dry season
Temperature may reach between 2 °C and 15 °C
Day 1 Surabaya – Malang – Ranu pane
To start Mount Semeru trekking package an air-conditioned vehicle picks you up at Surabaya airport. We suggest that your flight shall land in the morning time (around 8 a.m). The car then transfers you directly to Malang for a thorough medical checkup before trekking.
As a Standard Operating Procedure, the medical checkup can save you from unexpected hazards. The car is changed with a 4 WD jeep, and it drives up and down to Pane, the closest village at the foot of Mount Semeru. 2.5 hours driving to Ranu Pane through countryside lets you enjoy apple plantation and tropical rainforest.
Arriving at the first base camp of Ranu Pane, take a rest and spend one night at a camp. The place is about 2,100 meters above sea level.
Day 2 Ranu Pane – Ranu Kumbolo – Kalimati
Trekking tour to Ranu Kumbolo starts after having breakfast. It takes 13 kilometers to arrive there (2,400 meters above sea level). At noon, while preparing the lunch, you can enjoy the beauty of Ranu Kumbolo Lake or take some photographs. The lake has pure water and if you are lucky, you can take pictures of wild grouse flying in the sky. Further trekking to Kalimati will be steeper and harder, but don’t miss the magnificent lake behind you from the spot where you stand. Kalimati is at 2,700 meters above sea level when you will have your dinner and stay overnight in an open savannah. It is the best place to monitor Mount Semeru and see stars in the night sky. Accommodation available at this high spot is a tent.
Day 3 Kalimati – Mahameru – Ranu Pane – Bromo
On day 3, you are required to wake up at midnight to start trekking to Arcapada (2,900 meters above sea level). A headlamp is mandatory for this night view trekking. Trekking to the summit of Mount Semeru called Mahameru at 3,676 meters above sea level takes 3-4 hours through steep sand dune. All goods you have shall be left in Arcapada or Kalimati to make your move easy and light in weight.
Make yourself enjoy the sunrise from the top, but it depends on the weather. Sunrise may be blocked by an occasional eruption from the vent locally named as Jonggring Saloka Crater. You shall stand back minimum 500 meters away from the vent. After witnessing the sunrise, go back to Kalimati to take a rest and have breakfast, and further walk down to Ranu Kumbolo for lunch. In the afternoon, walking down to Ranu Pane and taking 4WD jeep to transfer you to Cemoro Lawang village. You will stay overnight near Mount Bromo. Varied options for accommodation from homestay to luxurious hotel are available.
Day 4 Bromo Tour – Surabaya/Malang
You will wake up just after midnight to join another jeep to reach the viewpoint on Mount Penanjakan (2,700 meters above sea level) as the best spot to witness the sunrise in Mount Bromo area. Standing at this peak of mount allows you to see the beautiful scenery of Mt. Bromo and Mt. Semeru all in one straight view.
Mountainside trekking takes 20 minutes on foot to reach Bromo Volcano, and make sure that you have good shoes and fitness. Our 4×4 jeep drives you back to your hotel for breakfast, shower and packing. You will leave Bromo area and transfer to Surabaya or Malang.
- All-in transportation with modern Air-Conditioned vehicle (toll, parking fee, fuel)
- Well-experienced driver
- All transfers
- Jeep for excursion
- Letter of health declaration
- Meal during Semeru trekking (1B, 2L, 1D)
- All accommodation
- All entrance fees
- Professional trekking guide
- Tent, mattress, sleeping bag
- Snack and mineral water
- Travel insurance and other emergencies
- Visa fees and entry clearing fees
- Lunch and dinner (outside trekking)
- Optional gratuities to driver and guide
NEED TO BRING
- Shoes, trekking shoes most recommended
- Jacket/ warm clothes
- Trekking stick
Standard hotel check-in 14.00, check-out 12.00
Early check-in and late check-out will be subject to additional charge according to the hotel policy
In case of cancellation is made, Java Travelline has the right to retain compensation out of the agreed cost in the following way:
22 or more days prior to arrival – full refund
22 to 15 days – 25% of the total price
14 to 8 days – 50% of the total price
Less than 7 days or more than 3 days, no show – no refund
A booking fee of USD 50 to cover communication and office expenses will be charged in each case