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Sand Sea

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Sand land

Sand land near mount bromo you can take horse to ride around it. And there is Hindus temple in near caldera..carefully when you take steps to caldera small step and high. Don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
hartono k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sand land near mount bromo you can take horse to ride around it. And there is Hindus temple in near caldera..carefully when you take steps to caldera small step and high. Don't bring children go up

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Thank hartono k
Busselton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sea of sand needs to be crossed to arrive at Mt Bromo and the caldera. It is a large area of volcanic sand and ash and gets very dusty when dry. We luckily went after a small shower the night before and the dust had settled. You can walk across it or the better option ride a horse.

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Thank lynno54
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Really nice walk along the sea of sand to reach Mt Bromo . Some people opted for a motorbike or horse to get them through it but personally use your legs and take your time, the ground is quite in even and at night/ early hours of the morning a touch was needed

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Thank Viki B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

It was a first time unique experience for us walking through the Sand Sea to get to Mount Bromo as when it rained, we could feel sand it the raindrops coming down on us! It was a strange feeling.

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Thank Gerard R
Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

After got a long trip from Surabaya Airport, we arrived at the mountain at 7p.m. take some food and rest to get prepair enjoy the sunrise. Start climbing at 3p.m, with so many others people. Try to ride a house but that's not as easy as the movie look like.

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Thank Ianstep
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

An experience that should be integral part of the Bromo experience. Not a hard walk at all by the way.

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Thank Jurgen B
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

It was different from seeing it on the internet, but special. It was something I have not seen on my travels.

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Thank marietjiemartin
Bang Saphan, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Loved the isolation of the caldera, you can really get away from the crowds and touts here and head out on your own.

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Thank buksida
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

You should be here by Jeep, or you can walk but it really takes time. The view is so good, looks like the old European mountains Iceland or Scotland.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Bring extra shoes as yours will end up coated with the sticky sand - or maybe a brush to clean them.

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