Bromo Photography Tour 3D2N
Day 1: Surabaya – Madakaripura Waterfalls – Cemara Lawang village near Mt. Bromo – sunset photography
Your driver picks you up in Surabaya Airport with name board, From airport we drive about 3 hour to Madakaripura Waterfalls on your way to Mt. Bromo. This more than wonderfull waterfall lies hidden at the end of a deep valley in the foothills of the Tengger range. The water has cascades from the dense forest above.
Besides its natural environment that is encircled by 7 waterfalls and caves, its beauty lies hidden in local stories and saga.
Once in Cemara Lawang, check in into your hotel. You can relax with a view over the active volcano Bromo and explore the area if you wish. Be ready for a short distance walking to Mentigen for a sunset atmosphere and milkyway photos.
Day 2: Sunrise photo shooting at Rogowulan view point – savanna – Human interest – Bromo crater – Sunset
Rise and shine as you will be departing at 1 am in the morning. Drink a cup of coffee or tea before leaving to Rogowulan, the hidden viewpoint, which is will be good to capture the picture. Good to see and experience the Milky way once more. It’s breathtaking when the sun is rising as also Mt. Semeru in the background as an active volcano play with the light of the sunrise.
The usual fog in the caldera is slowly making way for the day. Take your time. Once back at the car, you will meet your driver who will bring you to the savanna in the ancient caldera. Once set and done, you will be brought back to your hotel for breakfast and relax.
Around 10 am we walk around cemara lawang village to see the local activity and shoot human interest. The activity of local people around Mt. Bromo (Tenggernese) are so interesting to shoot, such us palnting in agriculture plantation, horse riding and traditional cooking. After HI shoot we back to hotel for rest.
At 3.30 pm we start next journey to climb to Mt. Bromo, to capture mount bromo crater in the afternoon. It will be more quite so you can take picture easier. Once back to the car we continue drive to Penanjakan 1, a world famous viewpoint, which is with 2.702 m also the highest view point in the surrounding.
From here we can capture the sunset, then continue to capture the milky way. Take your time. On the back to the hotel we stop in sea of sands to take night picture in this area. After that back to our hotel and relax.
Day 3: Night photography at Mt. Pananjakan II or Kingkong Hill – Surabaya
Early morning you depart to Mt. Pananjakan II. This viewpoint has a different view over the caldera than Rogowulan and Mt. Pananjakan I, that you visited on your second day. After sunrise, you also will have time to photograph local activities, such as Tengger people working on the land, maybe a ceremony that is taking place such as a wedding, visit a local house, local market etc.
After you made pictures according to your wishes, we drive back to your hotel for breakfast. After breakfast it is time to check out and bring you to Surabaya.
TIPS FLIGHT ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TIME
On the first day arrive as early as possible. Then you can make the most out of the day.
On the third day, if you have to catch a flight from Surabaya, book one after 3 pm.
- Private car during the tours
- Jeep 4WD during the tours
- Ojek in Madakaripura waterfall
- Ojen in Rogowulan view point
- All Entrance Ticket (Bromo Area for 2 Days and Madakaripura waterfall)
- 2 Night Hotel in Bromo
- Mineral Water
- English Speaking Guide
- Other Personal Expenses (Tipping, Bar, Laundry, Telephone, etc)
- Travel Insurance.