1,354
trips planned today
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating
©

Tengger Caldera trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Asia  /  Indonesia  /  Java  /  East Java  /  Tengger Caldera

Tengger Caldera

4.4
Mountains · Geologic Formations
Tengger Caldera consists of a steep-walled cauldron 10 km (6 mi) across, formed when ancient volcanic activity collapsed the entire area. Out of the floor of the caldera--a vast, ashen plain known as the Sea of Sand--rise five new volcanoes, their slopes deeply fissured. A tour of Tengger Caldera involves driving out to the volcanoes in a jeep, or braving the desolate plain on foot. Mount Pananjakan provides the most popular viewpoint, as well as Mount Bromo, with its huge, smoke-belching crater. The locals consider Bromo sacred; legends tell of a childless couple who beseeched the mountain gods for their help. The gods blessed them with 25 children, but the youngest had to be thrown into the volcano as sacrifice. The locals still continue the tradition by casting produce and livestock into the crater. Plan your holiday in Tengger Caldera and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Indonesia vacation maker website.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Tengger Caldera

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Tengger Caldera

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Places to visit with Tengger Caldera

JakartaTrip planner BEST FOR: Shopping Mall, Theme Park, Specialty Museum MagelangTrip planner BEST FOR: Ruin, Landmark, Religious Site PrambananTrip planner BEST FOR: Ruin, Religious Site BanyuwangiTrip planner BEST FOR: Geologic Formation, Beach, Nightlife BatuTrip planner BEST FOR: Theme Park, Specialty Museum, Zoo