Information: Trekking To Mount Bromo Sunrise And Madakaripura Waterfall East Java

February 18, 2023

Mount Bromo sunrise and Madakaripura waterfall are one of the most popular tour packages when in Bromo. Yes, the beauty of Mount Bromo is at its peak when sunrise. If you can get to the top around an hour before the sun comes out, you are just lucky anyway.

View of Madakaripura Waterfall, Probolinggo nearby Mount Bromo

If you have only a day for the tour, the next recommended destination is Madakaripura Waterfall. It is located on the foot of Mount Bromo. So, there is no need to waste your time on the road to reach it. Are you interested in it? Here is further explanation about the tour.

Mount Bromo Sunrise

Visiting Mount Bromo and watching the sun rises in the east is often called the Bromo sunrise tour. In this area, the sun rises around 5.15. but even before the sun is seen, the landscape around is very beautiful with its golden sky. That’s why visitors who want to experience it must have been in the viewpoint at 04.00 AM.

Bromo itself has some spots known as the best locations for sunrise viewpoints. The first and main location is Penanjakan Point 2,770 meters above sea level. It is the summit of the Mount. Sure, to get to the point, there are more efforts to do. From the base camp, it takes around 2 hours for hiking.

Explore the Magnificent Mount Bromo – Indonesia’s Natural Wonder

Pananjakan Point is very famous for sure. If you see popular pictures of Mount Bromo, most of them are taken from this point. Therefore, if you have extra energy to reach it, make sure to choose Pananjakan Point to see the sunrise.

Second, there is Seruni Point located at a height of 2,400 meters above sea level. It is lower than Pananjakan Point but people often called it Pananjakan 2. The sunrise scenery seen from this point is also heavenly. Moreover, you can also see clearly the outlay sand ocean of Bromo. This point is a good alternative for visitors who feel tired before reaching the top.

Third, the stunning sunrise can be seen also from the point of King Kong Hill. The other name is Kedaluh Hill located 2,600 meters above sea level. The spot is between Pananjakan and Seruni spots. Well, this place is less popular than the other 2 since the viewpoint tends to be lower. An interesting thing about this point is that you can watch Mount Semeru from the distance.

Madakaripura Waterfall

After being satisfied watching the sunrise on one of the spots above, this is time to go down. Even the landscape when going down the mount is also scenic along with its greenish cliffs. The next location after Bromo sunrise is Madakaripura Waterfall. This Waterfall doesn’t only offer beautiful scenery but also a great history.

Madakaripura Waterfall is located on the slope of the mountain with a height of around 1000 meters above sea level. It is called the eternal Waterfall ad the water debit is constantly in big amounts, even during the dry season.

Experience Nature’s Beauty at Madakaripura Waterfall

The water drenches from the high cliffs that have been covered by bushes and moss. It pours into the river to add beauty to the area. Well, you can just splash in the river when being there. But if you think it is too cold, watching nature has been refreshing enough.

The Waterfall itself is historic as it was a place for a regent of the Majapahit Kingdom, Gajah Mada to meditate. Gajah Mada was the biggest and the most famous regent of the Kingdom in Indonesian History. He successfully expanded and unified the country. Then, the king awarded him the Waterfall as his private place. So, the name Madakaripura itself literally means the gift from the Kingdom for Mada or Gajah Mada.