Enjoying Milky Way in Mount Bromo, East Java
Almost every night, Milky Way appears. Exactly, you can see the beautiful view of Milky Way in mount bromo from 01.00 till 04.30 AM. However, sometimes it doesn’t show up when the sky is foggy. Therefore, a lot of photographers decide to stay here in Mount Bromo for about 3 until 4 days to make sure that they get great photos of Milky Way. Besides, they feel like home since the local people are so friendly with tourists like them. In addition, the temperature is not as cold as in Mount Semeru. Mount Bromo is 2,329 meters above sea level. Meanwhile, Semuru is 3,676 meters above sea level that makes it the highest volcano in Java. This height of Mount Bromo doesn’t make temperature so low. It is only about 5 till 10 degree centigrade at night and 18-21 degree centigrade at noon. Since the weather is not so cold and there Milky Way there, a lot of tourists especially photographers are so glad to visit here.
Here are some recommended spots to enjoying milky way in mount bromo :
It is situated in the high peak at northern side of Lava View Lodge. Its height is about 2,200 meters above sea level. Many photographers usually use this place to camp since it has wide grown over there. Besides, there is huge grass but there is no tree. So, vision is free from any interferences.
This is the other favourite spot to capture Milky Way. It is due to the height. It is 2,770 meters high above sea level. It is considered as the highest spot to shoot Milky Way. Even though there is not wide space to camp, this place has a lot of facilities like food and beverage. Therefore, you can wait Milky Way while enjoying drinking hot tea or coffee.
Like previous peak, this peak has stall which sells food and drink. This hill is in 2,700 meters above sea level. It is only about 400 meters before Mount Pananjakan. You can take a picture of Milky Way in this spot.
Near Kingkong Hill, exactly below it, you can find Love Hill. It is one of the most favourite spot to capture Milky Way since it has wide space with no tree hindrance. However, you have to go trekking up from parking lot to reach this hill. You should be careful because the path is quite steep. It takes 15 minutes to get to top of the hill.
What Time Can You Enjoy Milky Way in Mount Bromo?
Milky Way is like stars in the sky which get together forming volume like dust or gas in galactic plane. This beautiful view can only be seen at 1 till 4 AM. With one condition, the sky has to be clear. No fog. Therefore, the best time to go to Mount Bromo to see Milky Way is during dry season.
Those who want to see this phenomenon are photographers. Now, they are not coming from Indonesia, but also other countries. It seems that almost all photographers in the world don’t want to miss the opportunity to capture beautiful phenomenon of Milky Way in Mount Bromo.
How Can You Enjoy Milky Way in Mount Bromo?
Since Milky Way appears at 1 till 4.30, you have to stay in hotel first. Then, you can to Bromo at midnight by Jeep. Just try to pick the spot that you are interested in. Pick the spot and wait Milky Way. While waiting for Milky Way appearance, it is better for you prepare your camera and tripod. After taking picture of Milky Way, you need to wait again. It is time to wait for sunrise at 5.20 AM. At that time, you can capture sunrise with amazing view of Mount Bromo, Mount Batok, Bromo Crater, and also Sea of Sand.
Like what has been explained before, you can find many different places to enjoy Milky Way. Each spot or hill will give you different experience and point of view where you can capture Milky Way. When you can to take a picture from different hill, possibly you have to spend more than 2 days there. It is because of the place of each hill. They are far apart. If you really want to enjoy Milky Way from different point of view, you should stay in Bromo at least 3 days and 3 nights.
Information About Milky Way in Mount Bromo, East Java
We offer Mount Bromo Milky Way Tour Package. Photographers like to take this package to make sure that they are able to capture Milky Way. Usually, they arrive in Surabaya Airport. Tourists from Asia and also other countries usually take long trim from Surabaya to Banyuwangi, Jogjakarta, and then Bali. Besides, there is also new couple who have honeymoon. They are trekking to Mount Bromo to see Milky Way. So, there is also Mount Bromo Honeymoon Tour Package that we offer. You can either stay in hotel or not when you want to see Milky Way since there is Mount Bromo midnight tour. For more detail information about package, including the price and services, feel free to contact us.