Day 01: Tranfer In- Bromo (D)
Upon arrival at juanda Airport Surabaya, meeting service and then transfer to your hotel in Bromo. Check in to hotel, dinner and stay overnight
Day 02: Bromo- Bondowoso (B, L, D)
Early wake up call 03.00 am, using 4 WD jeep to pananjakan, one of the best sunrise point at Bromo National Park. After sun Bribht, you will continoue drive to cross sea sand, then 250steps to reach the time of crater. After enjoying panorama, back to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel then next drive to Bondowoso, a small city at the slope of Ijen Plateu. Lunch en route, dinner and stay overnight at Bondowoso.
Day 03: Ijen Crater – Surabaya (B, L, D)
Early wake up call 04.00 a.m, then drive to Ijen plateou. Your trip will cross tropical forest, Arabica coffee plantation and the inheritance Ducth Colonial. Upon arrival at paltudding ranger post, then trekking to crater about 3km (kurang lebih 90 minuts), you will meet with sulphur ferryman that climb up and down to crater by carry on the bamboo basket. After enjoying panorama then back to hotel. Lunch will be served at hotel. Then back to surabaya. Dinner and stay overnight at surabaya.
Day 04: Surabaya – Transfer Out (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for around departure flight.
Mount Bromo has settled by Tenggerese for about thousands years. They who are good of God follower and always do their custom strickly, has historical relationship with Majapahit. The Antropologist from our country or other country are interesting to do some research, because the Tenggerese are strickly in keeping custom for centuries, without influenced by world’s change. So there so many version of the unique of Tenggerese in Probolinggo, it can be in the forth of tale, folktale, serat and kidung, legend and science report.
As a good follower of God, which have Hinduism belief, they have many kinds of traditional ceremony such as; marriage ceremony, Entas-entas, Wilujengan Karo, Wilujengan Kapat, Wilujengan Kapitu, Wilujengan Kawolu, Wilujengan Kasanga, Wilujengan Kasada. Those of ceremony are lead by a person who supposed to have a magic power to make a communication with powerful things (roh halus) that called ‘Dukun’. However, the ancestor of Tenggerese are married couple named Rara Anteng (Teng) and Jaka Seger (Ger). The combination of the two syllables were than abbreviated as Tengger. They had not child for some years, then they decided to had a meditation. They orayed to God in order that he granted their wish. One day there is a misterious voice that said: that one day when Sang Hyang Widhi (God) wanted to give them children, one of them had to sacrifice to Bromo Crater (Bromo Mountain).
Many days later, Rara Anteng birth her first son named Tumenggung Klewung, then followed by other children and they had 25 children. Firstly, they didn’t want to sacrifice one of their children, but they had a sign from Bromo that they must to keep the promise. Finally, their last son named Raden Kusuma had take by Bromo crater as a requirement for Dewata Sang Hyang Agung (God). Next, the misterious voice of Raden Kusuma gave an order to provide half of the harvest to be sent to Raden Kusuma in Bromo Crater every Full Moon at 14th, Kasada month. Because of that, every full moon at 14th in Kasada Month, people sent Raden Kusuma many kinds of harvest in Bromo mountain. That ceremony, which called “Yadnya Kasada” becomes a tradition (custom) that held up to know.