Cool, that's what you'll feel when you first get out of the car. The temperature here reached 10 degrees to 0 degrees Celsius even during early morning. So, you should prepare for cool clothes, hats skullcaps, gloves, socks, scarves to cope. But, if you forget the equipment, there are many vendors offering wares in the form of hats, gloves, or scarves.

Seeing Sunrise Bromo Pananjakan
Regular visitors visiting this area since early morning in order to see the rising sun. To view them, you have to climb Mount Pananjakan which is the highest mountain in the region. Terrain that must be traversed to get to Mount Pananjakan is tough terrain.To reach the foot of Mount Pananjakan, you have to go through desert-like area that can make you get lost. When the need to climb Mount Pananjakan, narrow roads and lots of sharp turns would require a high driving skill. For that, many visitors who choose to rent a car hardtop (a type of jeep) driven by the community. Surrounding communities come from the Tengger tribe was friendly with the visitors.

Up above, there are many shops serving coffee or tea and a fire to warm themselves while waiting to tebitnya sun. There are also stores that rent warm clothing. Watching the sunrise is an interesting event. Evidence, the visitors are willing to wait since 5 am facing the east so as not to lose this moment. You also do not always able to see this event, because if the cloudy sky, the appearance of the sun is not seen clearly. However, when the sky is clear, you can see the roundness of the sun first of all just as small as a match pins, slowly enlarge and eventually form a full circle and give information so that we can see the views of the mountains in this region. Among others, Mount Bromo, Mount Batok, or Mount Sumeru which is the highest mountain in Java.

Bromo crater and the Lake Sand
Finished watching the sunrise, you can go back down the mountain Pananjakan and to Mount Bromo. Sunlight can make you see the scenery around. Apparently you go through this sea of sand which covers 10 km ². Arid areas are filled with sand and just a little overgrown grass is dry. Gust of wind, making the sand fly and can be difficult for you to breathe.

To reach the foot of Mount Bromo, you can not use the vehicle.Instead, you must rent a horse at a price of Rp 70.000, - or if you feel strong, you can choose to walk. But, it should be noted that walking is not easy, because of the scorching sun, a long distance, the flying dust can make the journey harder.

Now, you have to climb the ladder whose numbers reach 250 stairs to see the crater of Mount Bromo. Arriving at the top of Bromo is 2392 m high above sea level, you can see the crater of Mount Bromo that emit smoke. You can also cast your gaze down, and saw the sea of sand with a temple in the middle. It's really incredibly rare and unusual that we can enjoy.


The eruption of Mount Bromo that accompanied black smoke at about 1,200 meters, also cause the smell of sulfur. As a result, the activity of residents in Cemorolawang, Ngadisari, Sukapura, Probolinggo was halted.
Residents who was then the middle of farming or gardening immediately stop their activities. Moreover, the sulfur smell wafted up to 3 km from the crater of Mount Bromo.
"We just run the appeal submitted by the village head. Anyway, there are changes to the behavior of Mount Bromo and strange things, to immediately report to the post and stop the activity," said Toyo (29), peasant origin Cemorolawang, Ngadisari Village, District Sukapura, Probolinggo to, Sunday (11/28/2010).
From the observation, people who run the activities on climbing two like gardening or farming, began to stop their activities. They return to their homes.
Meanwhile, the combined forces of the TNI and Police were also seen on alert around the site, to anticipate things that are not desirable.
Mount Bromo which erupted around 14:30 am, accompanied by thick black smoke as high as about 1,200 meters. After the eruption, there was a roar from Mount Bromo is heard up to a radius of 3 km.
However, the roar of the exotic mountain in East Java is not heard again at around 15:35 pm.

Mount Bromo in East Java with the status of alert erupted at 17:40 pm, Friday, November 26, 2010. Thick black smoke mixed with ash reaching a height of 600 meters.
The Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Surono said this eruption are minor and is not accompanied by booms. "Material eruption of ash that fell around the crater," said Surono.
Currently, the earthquake tremors occur continuously with the amplitude average of 15 millimeters.
According to officials at the observation post in the village monitor Ngadisari, Sikapura, Probolinggo, Subhan Ahmad, said the earthquake tremors are still happening. "Residents in the vicinity are safe," he said.
Bromo declared 'alert' since October 23, 2010 last. Lecturer Postgraduate Ten November Institute of Technology (ITS) Surabaya, and researcher at the Center for Earth and Disaster Studies, Dr Putu Artama, said Bromo characteristics different from Merapi.
"If there is an eruption, the materials of sand and ash spewed out by the range of 6 to 10 kilometer radius," said Putu.
That's different from material spewed out of Mount Merapi in the form of lava and rock, too hot clouds 'wedhus trash'.
Also, Bromo also terbentengi by the sea of sand. Topography of Mount Bromo mesh between valleys and canyons with the caldera or the sea of sand covering some 10 square kilometers. "That was a blast is dangerous yellowish, because the sulfur content of many highly dangerous if inhaled human being," said Putu.