By train to Bromo: mount Bromo sunrise tour - 2 days / 1 night

traintobromo1The beautiful landscape provided by train windows is another way to see the country. This combination of transport modes, will be a good and cheap alternative to travel to the west of East Java.

Last updated: 10 June 2018

Long distances in the car can be boring. This combination of train and car is a good alternative. As traveling by train is cheap, this tour besides being comfortable it also is cost reducing. A Bromo tour by train!

  A view over the caldera of Mt. Bromo - East Java, Indonesia

Day 1: By train to Bromo: Banyuwangi to Probolinggo – Madakaripura waterfalls - Cemara Lawang village

The first class train Mutiara Timur Siang departs at 09:00. The train arrives in Probolinggo at 13:16 - a 4 hours train ride through scenic mountains, and tunnels, and over bridges.
Your driver will pick you up at the exit gate of the Probolinggo train station. He is waiting with a sign board.
On your drive to Cemara Lawang village you can visit the Madakaripura waterfalls.
If you arrive before sunset, you can witness the process from the edge of the ancient caldera. See this beautiful landscape with mount Bromo disappear in the night.
Hotel: Cafe Lava, Bromo Permai, or similar - Hotels with hot water

Day 2: Sunrise at mount Panajakan -  top of mount Bromo - Surabaya / Malang

Wake up at 03:00 and have a cup of coffee or tea.
Then you depart to mount Pananjakan. Mount Pananjakan is one of the highest viewpoints in the area. Enjoy the scenery during sunrise.
After sunrise get back to your Jeep and cross the moonlike Sea of Sand. After the Jeep parked it is a 45 min hike to the top of the active volcano Bromo and its crater.
After your exploration you will be driven back to your hotel in Cemara Lawang. Have breakfast, take a refreshing shower and a break. Then head to Surabaya or Malang.
Estimated time of arrival in Surabaya / Malang is 14:00 - depend on traffic conditions.


Time table

09:00 - 13:16
13:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 17:00
17:00 - ...
03:00 - 03:50
06:30 - 08:50
08:50 - 09:00
10:00 - 14:00
Banyuwangi - Probolinggo
Probolinggo - Madakaripura waterfalls
Waterfalls - Cemara Lawang village
Mount Pananjakan - Mount Bromo
Visit mount Bromo
Mount Bromo - Cemara Lawang
 Mt Bromo - Surabaya / Malang
AC private car
Jeep 4x4
Jeep  & on foot
Jeep 4x4
AC Private car

1. from the village Cemara Lawang you have a beautiful view over the landscape with Mt. Bromo
2. time is by estimation. If you prefer to spend more time at a certain place, everything is possible


You can use the form below to get in contact. You can ask questions, make reservations for a tour or book a tour. We will answer within 24 hours. For an even faster respons you can contact number + - WhatsApp only, Mr. Agus

Price includes:            
♠ Private transport with air conditioning
♠ Fuel and parking
♠ A friendly little English speaking driver
♠ 4WD Jeep for the Bromo sunrise tour
♠ Meals: 1x breakfast 
♠ Daily mineral water
♠ One night in a hotel (Hotel Café Lava, Bromo Permai or similar)
♠ First class train ticket: Mutiara Timur Siang from Banyuwangi to Probolinggo
♠ Coffee break in Pananjakan
♠ Entrance fee Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park


Price excludes:
♠ Travel insurance
♠ Personal expenses
♠ All lunches and dinners
♠ Horse riding
♠ Optional tours, e.g. Madakaripura waterfalls