How To Go and The Accommodations for Bromo Tour


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  How to Go for Bromo Tour

To easier way, choice Surabaya as starting point then decide which entry route that you  are prefer.
The nearest village or place to getting to Mt.Bromo is Cemoro Lawang (CL). The straight distance from Mt.Bromo only about 3 Km, it easy to access by walking.
Reaching mount Bromo could through in 3 common routes :

1. PROBOLINGGO to BROMO. 

This route very common for tourists-most are the backpackers, because easier to reached by public transports. Some travelers called Cemoro Lawang route.
Cemoro Lawang is the nearest village to Mt.Bromo-about 3-4 Km away from this village and could going to viewpoint for see sunrise by walking. You only need about 1 hour to reaching Seruni point (3rd viewpoint), to go up to Kingkong hill (2nd viewpoint) you need about 40 minutes-in the dark or 30 minutes in the daylight. Please check this documentations (pictures, videos) to recognizing the route/path.
If the incoming route from west e.g. Yogyakarta, Surabaya or east such after Ijen tour with public transport the tourists would switch to van a.k.a "Bison"  at Probolinggo before heading to Cemoro Lawang village. However please prepare yourself to face off the scammers when you arrive at Probolinggo city.


2. MALANG to BROMO.

Some of tourists that going to Bromo from Yogyakarta by own transport/overland or public transport such train, usually would stay overnight at Malang or extend for a few days to explore Malang before doing Bromo Tour.
Bromo tour from Malang can go directly to Mt.Bromo via Tumpang using the jeep, or first you will drive to Wonokitiri village then switch to the jeep, or going to Cemoro Lawang then decide by walking or jeep.


3. PASURUAN to BROMO.

This route is via Wonokitiri village and rarely for tourists, but some agents/operators from Yogyakarta using this route. This option not suitable if you have planning to go to viewpoint and Mt.Bromo by walk.
The guests would be staying overnight at Tosari village, and the good hotels on there are Bromo Cottages Hotel and Plataran Bromo.
Some operators/agents at Malang and Surabaya also used this route for Bromo Midnight Tour, because the distance more short than go to Cemoro Lawang. 

Accommodation for Bromo Tour

Some of accommodations at Cemoro Lawang for Bromo Tour-2 Days 1 Night as following :

Cafe Lava Hostel.
Located about 20 meters before National Park counter. It's one of famous place for travelers to staying at Bromo. Here are the sample pictures of the rooms (standard and superior) or you can visit their official web for room rates

Jiwa Jawa Resort f.k.a. Java Banana Lodge
This accommodation known as an expensive one for Bromo Tour. The distance to Cemoro Lawang village about 10-15 minutes by drive. Today the Jiwa Jawa also provide budget accommodation, the name is Pagupon Bromo.

Bromo Permai Hotel.
The location about 10 meters behind/after National Park counter. If you would go to check-in to this hotel you should pay National Park ticket-even you don't have a plan for Bromo Tour.

Lava View Lodge.
This hotel managed by the same company with Cafe Lava hostel, Lava Corporation. Also located after National Park counter, about 500 meters.  The hotel has a straight view to Mt.Bromo, if the weather condition is good you can enjoying the sunset from their balcony. This hotel suitable for family or group, click here for the sample of rooms or here to visit their website. 

Homestay/Guesthouse.
About the homestay or guesthouse at Cemoro Lawang, it's very basic accommodation/room without breakfast service but they provided hot water and private bathroom, cost per night is IDR 250K. E.g. Teguh Homestay.
Some homestay they only provided shared bathroom without hot water, but the price cheaper than above.