6 Recommended Tourist Attractions in East Java You Need to Visit – When discussing tourist destinations in Indonesia, you might immediately think of Bali, Jogja, or Labuan Bajo, the three most famous tourist destinations today. But Klook also highly recommends you to explore various tourist areas in East Java, which actually have lots of hidden gems that are fun to visit on vacation!
6 Recommended Tourist Attractions in East Java You Need to Visit
adhocpublications.com – There are lots of exciting East Java tourist attractions that you can visit, both in Surabaya, Madura, Malang, or Banyuwangi. Which ones do Klook recommend to include in your wishlist and for you to visit for your next vacation?
Here’s the list!
1. Mount Bromo
Calling the tourist areas of East Java can never be complete unless you don’t mention Mount Bromo. This mountain is one of the most popular tourist areas in East Java, and is a favorite of many people because of its beautiful scenery and good access.
Unlike climbing a mountain in general, you don’t need trekking for hours to get to Bromo Crater because you can take a jeep there, then the path goes up a little to the top.
Even local people also rent horses that can be used by tourists who want to go to the top but are not strong enough for trekking to the top.
Make sure you see a beautiful sunrise at Bromo, at least once in your life!
2. Ijen Crater
awah Ijen has been one of the most popular tourist areas in East Java for a long time, but this area has been gaining popularity in the past two years. last. Located on the border between Banyuwangi Regency and Bondowoso Regency, East Java, Ijen Crater is now increasingly visited by tourists because of improved access.
Ijen’s main attraction is of course its blue crater and the iconic sulfur mining activities here. Not yet back together with the energy of blue fire attraction – a natural phenomenon not seen much in other parts of the world.
To visit Ijen Crater, the best way is together with a tour from Banyuwangi. The relatively close distance between Banyuwangi and Ijen Crater (only about 2 hours drive) makes this city on the eastern tip of Java a better choice than Surabaya or Malang.
But unless you want to visit Ijen from Surabaya or Malang, there are now available tours that can take you there.
3. Baluran National Park
One more reason why Banyuwangi is so famous in some years. the last is Baluran National Park. Together with Ijen Crater, Baluran is a tourist attraction that needs to be visited for tourists on vacation to Banyuwangi. Even though it is located in Situbondo Regency, Baluran is now better known as a tourist destination for Banyuwangi because of its location which is only about 1.5 hours by car from the city.
In Baluran National Park, you can find natural landscapes that are completely different from what you are used to seeing in other parts of Indonesia: instead of dense tropical forests along with rows of trees, Baluran National Park has savanna fields that can remind you of African landscapes. .
Raisa’s video clip entitled Jatuh Hati was also filmed in Baluran National Park, you know!
4. Tumpak Sewu Waterfall
Looking at the waterfall is one of the experiences that can make the heart calm, and Tumpak Sewu Waterfall is one of the best waterfall tourist areas that you can find in East Java!
Somewhat different with waterfalls in general, Tumpak Sewu is quite unique because it is wide like a curtain, due to the widening of the river Glidic River. Not surprisingly, many people then call Tumpak Sewu Waterfall like Niagara in North America.
Located between Lumajang and Malang Regencies, Tumpak Sewu Waterfall can be reached together by car driving from both Malang and Surabaya. If you are from Surabaya,
5. Jaddih Hill
Madura also has many interesting natural tourist areas. One of these is Bukit Jaddih, a limestone mine that has grown in popularity over the years. lastly because of the Instagrammable view.
Located in the location of Bangkalan Regency, Bukit Jaddih is approximately 27 km from Surabaya. If you are back on vacation to Surabaya, Klook recommends that you take a day to explore Madura Island and visit Jaddih Hill!
You can do this together by taking a Day Tour to Madura from Surabaya. Delivered by a local guide who is very fluent at the location of Madura, you can also be invited to have lunch at a local Madura restaurant to taste local culinary delights. Yumm!
6. Madakaripura Waterfall
Apart from Tumpak Sewu, another famous waterfall tourist area in East Java is Madakaripura Waterfall. Unlike the Tumpak Sewu, whose water comes from Mount Semeru, the flow of water in Madakaripura Waterfall comes from Mount Bromo, because it is located only about 1 hour north of Bromo.
There are many legends about this waterfall. Some say this is the area of Patih Majapahit, Gajah Mada, meditating. There are also those who call this waterfall the Gajah Mada area enjoying the last days of his life. To be sure, you can see the Gajah Mada statue at the entrance to the waterfall in Probolinggo.
Anyway, Madakaripura Waterfall is the highest waterfall on the island of Java, you know, along with a height of up to 200 meters.
You can visit Madakaripura Waterfall on the same day as a trip to see the sunrise at Bromo