There are many people who are going to mount Bromo. It is very popular among travelers. Before, you need to make a plan. Actually, there are several things you need to prepare before going to mount Bromo tour. Everything needs preparation. You may prepare anything that you want and bring anything. But remember, what you need to do is bring what you need not to bring what you want.
According to that principle, the following things you need to bring are:
Unlike any mountain in Indonesia, Bromo is cold. Thus, to survive, you need to use your jacket. You can choose the one that suits you. A good jacket is the one which can restrain the cold. Do not choose the thin jacket since it can risk your health.
While doing the mount Bromo tour, you need to bring a flashlight. The flashlight can light your way to the peak of the Bromo mountain. You cannot leave your flashlight at home since the mount Bromo tour needs you to spend the night at the tent. If you do not bring your flashlight, you will get the difficulties to see the way at night. Not only the flashlight actually, but you can also make a campfire at night so you can see the area around your tend.
You need to bring a tent also. This is important since you need to rest. You can sleep and change your clothes in the tent. Well, you can build a tent with your friends.
Food is the best rescuer. You will be hungry in the middle of the journey. You need to eat to boost your energy. The food that is recommended for you is the one with the high carbohydrate and protein. You can make a special place for the food in your bag. Well, if you have the portable stove, you can also bring it with you. You may cook the noodle in the middle of the journey.
Another thing you need to prepare before going to mount Bromo tour is water. You need to drink a lot. Water can give your body energy so you can walk strongly. More than half of the human body, around 80% of it needs water. Thus, you need to drink as much as you can. It is recommended for you to bring a lot of water so you can stay energizing.
Milky way is a rare natural phenomenon and not all days can experience this phenomenon. This mountain which has an altitude of 2,770 Mdpl is famous for its incredible sunset beauty. It turns out that other natural beauty that is rarely found, can be also be found on Mount Bromo. On Mount Bromo Tour it turns out we can find a stretch of the galaxy in the sky Bromo. Thousands of stars in the field of this the galaxy can be seen in plain view and clearly.
This phenomenon can appear on Mount Bromo Tour because a star cluster spreads in space. And in Indonesia, there is a milky way that is a picture of Bima who is being wrapped around a dragon. The picture can be seen by drawing a line from the visible stars. From that vision, in Indonesia, it is called Bimasakti. While the term milky way itself is a term that is more universal and more widely known to the wider world.
We can get this phenomenon at midnight on Mount Bromo Tour. Exactly about at 12.00 a.m. to 03.00 a.m. but not every day we can get this natural beauty. Only in April to September. In this dry season, sunny weather without clouds supports the milky way on Mount Bromo Tour. This phenomenon is very much awaited waiting for some tourists. Especially for shooting and for other documentation. And very lucky if in your vacation and find the milky way on the same day.
To get to the location, tourists must use a jeep car. The best time to get this phenomenon, tourists have to move since 01.30 a.m. and when you arrive, you can freely find the right place to see and take pictures of capturing the milky way. To fill your free time, wait by preparing the necessary equipment such as a tripod and adjusting the setting camera. After enjoying the Milky Way on Mount Bromo Tour, you can immediately proceed to wait for a beautiful sunset at the same place or move at 05.00 – 06.00 a.m.
Both of these neat natural offerings can be obtained directly in one place on Mount Bromo Tour. And even we can capture it directly without intermediaries for beautiful treats of nature. But to get it, you should prepare thick warm clothes and other supporting equipment in order to protect your body from the cold weather around here.
Mount Bromo is filled with historical value. The story begins during the Majapahit Empire era. At that time, occurred a massive attack that caused the people to be driven away from their hometown. As a result, they later fled to two places. Those places are the one on the island of Bali, and the other is the slope of Mount Bromo. This is the origin of what later became the embraced religion by people from both places. The name Tengger as in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park where Mount Bromo lies is originated from the folklore of Roro Anteng and Joko Seger. Teng is the name suffix of Roro Anteng while ger is the name suffix of Joko Seger. Mount Bromo is considered as the sacred mountain. Hindu people called the bluff Mount Brahma, while the Javanese named it Mount Bromo.
If you are on a Mount Bromo Tour, you will probably hear the story of the traditional festival on Mount Bromo. Yes, Mount Bromo is also known for its traditional festival that is held annually in December or January. The Tengger people that live around Mount Bromo always hold the annual festival. When the event begins, many tourists both local and international tourists flock to Mount Bromo. On the 14th day of the Yadnya Kasada festival, the natives will bring many offerings such as livestock, vegetables, fruits, and other stuff up to the Bromo crater as a symbol of gratitude towards the gods. Every time the festival is held, Mount Bromo is never empty of tourists.
Mount Bromo also has a vast sea of sand surrounding it. If you are on a Mount Bromo tour, you might visit a Hindu temple called Putra Mulia Poten. This temple holds a significant meaning for the people of Tengger that spread in several villages such as Argosari, Ngadisari, Ngadas, Wonokitri, Ranu Prani, Ledok Ombo, and Wonokerso. The temple is the first place during the annual Yadnya Kesada festival. On the 14th day, the people of Tengger will gather in the temple to ask for blessings from Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa.
Witnessing such a traditional ceremony, for some people, is another point of interest to visit Mount Bromo. During the time of the festival in December or January, many tourists visit Mount Bromo only for witnessing the Yadnya Kesada festival. It will be something to remember — a grand celebration on a beautiful mountain.