Bromo Tour Package and Tenggerese Culture . Bromo belongs to National Park in Indonesia, alongside Tengger and Semeru. The official name is Mount Bromo as one of the active volcanoes in Indonesia. As you know, several eruptions happened in past ten years that make this mountain as the most active volcano at all. It is constantly at active eruption that can be seen from its crater. However, Bromo tour package is still the tourist’s favorite because it offers many interesting things to do.
Bromo Tour Package and Tenggerese Culture
One of popular things in Bromo is Tengger as sub-ethnic group in Java. Tengger culture is different from majority of East Java because it develops its own custom. The people claimed to be descendant from old Majapahit Kingdom that flourished due to Islamic occupation. Historical background went back to late 1490s and early 1500s when the last king of Majapahit took refugee with all his followers. Until today, most of Tengger people still use old tradition as Hindu and Bromo is the center of their prayer. There is temple in Mount Bromo to gather all Tengger and Hindu followers around Java in order to take ritual or any offering. When visiting Bromo, you should see Kasada that lasts for month. It is offering ritual that throws vegetables, fruits, and livestock into Bromo crater. This culture attraction is also a part of Bromo tour package.
Besides this attraction, the temple and area around Bromo become an interesting place to visit. Tengger community lives around Bromo and tourists may visit their house to know the way they live daily. Moreover, you need guide when having a plan to see sunrise at this mountain. Climbing is quite difficult at night and Tengger people are local guide to help you finding the right spot for enjoying sunrise. In addition, Sea of Sand is another popular site in this location and you can rent jeep to pass it. Those accommodations will be available in Bromo tour package.