Things to do in Malang

Our most recommended things to do in Malang

From Malang or Surabaya: Private Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour

1. From Malang or Surabaya: Private Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour

Begin with a pick-up from your hotel in Malang or Surabaya City and travel to Lumajang Regency where the Tumpak Sewu Waterfall is located. Make a stop on the first viewpoint and witness a curtain of dewy white waters cascading down the rock face. Continue your adventure to the lower valley viewpoint of Tumpak Sewu waterfall. Hike down through path that intricately decorated with peppering’s of lush green moss. Enjoy amazing views from the bottom of the towering cliffs stand at impressive heights and just water coming out of everywhere. After Tumpak Sewu, be sure to visit another collection of smaller streams that fall off a cavernous section of rocks called Tetes Cave. Spend some time and enjoy a refreshing dip under this Tetes Waterfall. Then trek back to the starting point and return to your hotel in Malang or Surabaya City.

From Malang: Mount Bromo Sunrise Day Trip with Breakfast

2. From Malang: Mount Bromo Sunrise Day Trip with Breakfast

Admire the glow of the rising sun from the Penanjakan viewpoint and take a short hike to the peak of the Mount Bromo volcano on this day trip from Malang. Fill up with a delicious breakfast at a local restaurant.  Enjoy the convenience of being picked up early in the morning from your accommodation in Malang. Relax in an air-conditioned car on the drive to Cemoro Lawang. Transfer to a 4WD vehicle and begin your adventure along a bumpy road.  Stop at the Penanjakan viewpoint and watch the sun come up over the mountains from this elevated position. Return to the parking area and hike for 15 minutes to the peak of Mt Bromo.  Take in the views of the crater, a temple, the caldera, and the surrounding mountains including Mount Semeru, the highest peak in Java. After you have finished exploring Mt Bromo, sit down to a hearty breakfast at a local restaurant. Have the option purchase a trip to the Madakaripura waterfall, before journeying back to your hotel in Malang.

3-Day Excursion to Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater from Bali

3. 3-Day Excursion to Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater from Bali

Spend 3 days exploring the volcanic landscapes of East Java. Take in a spectacular sunrise and panoramic views from the peak of Mount Bromo. Marvel at the blue flames on a descent into the Ijen crater. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Bali–Gilimanuk Harbour–Mt. Bromo From western Bali travel by ferry to the eastern tip of Java. Drive to the Mount Bromo area, with a lunch stop along the way. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Day 2: Mt. Bromo–Banyuwangi (Ijen Crater) Very early in the morning, head to the rim of the Tengger caldera. Marvel at the panoramic views at sunrise with the active Mount Semeru volcano in the background. Continue to Mount Bromo. Take a short walk and climb the 240 stairs to the peak. After breakfast back at the hotel, drive to Banyuwangi, with a lunch break en route. Check in at the hotel. Day 3: Blue Fire Ijen Crater–Bali Just after midnight head out to the Ijen crater. Descend into the crater to see the amazing blue flames and the sulfur miners at work. Stop at the miner’s shack for a short rest and head back to the hotel for breakfast before the return trip to Bali.

Malang: Private Car and Hired Driver for Sightseeing

4. Malang: Private Car and Hired Driver for Sightseeing

There’s much to see in Malang, it is always tricky to getting around. So, hire a private vehicle and experience all the city has to offer. The driver will pick you up at your accommodation and take you wherever you’d like to go on this 10-hour program. Check out the beauty of Malang city and surrounding. Explore Jodipan Village which is well-known as colourful village or Kampoeng Warna. Visit some popular waterfalls or a tea plantation. The city is also well known for its museum. Your driver will take you to your favorite spots, and will wait for you. If you love having freedom of choice and having fun at your own pace, this is the best way to discover Malang.

From Jakarta: Yogyakarta, Borobudur, Bromo, Ijen & Bali Tour

5. From Jakarta: Yogyakarta, Borobudur, Bromo, Ijen & Bali Tour

Discover the full beauty and variety of Java Island on this guided multi-day trip from Jakarta. Visit important temples, explore beautiful landscapes, hike to volcanoes and taste delicious local cuisine. Over 7 days, travel to highlights such as; Yogyakarta, Borobudur, Bromo and Ijen alongside lesser-known gems. Day 1 Your adventure starts at Jakarta Airport, where you will be greeted by your tour guide. Board a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, sit back, and enjoy the ride to your accommodation in Jakarta. Once you've arrived at the hotel, you’ll have time to rest and prepare for the tour on the next day. Day 2 Explore the many highlights that Jakarta has to offer. Visit museums, traditional markets and neighborhoods such as Chinatown. Once you've finished your trip, you will be returned to the hotel. Day 3 Travel by train from Jakarta to Yogyakarta, a city regarded as an important center for Javanese arts and culture. Enjoy the beautiful sights and scenery while you are in the train. Once you've arrived in Yogyakarta, head to your accommodation to get settled in. Day 4 Start your day early, heading to Setumbu Hill to witness the breathtaking Borobudur sunrise. After, explore the UNESCO-listed Borobudur Temple, the largest Buddhist structure on earth. After this, you can choose to head back to the hotel and relax, or visit more Yogyakarta's landmarks. Day 5 Travel from Yogyakarta to Mount Bromo by car. Once you’ve settled into your accommodation there, you can enjoy some free time to explore the area and get some rest in preparation for another stunning sunrise the next day. Day 6 Wake up early and get ready for truly magical sunrise views of Mount Bromo as you explore the most popular volcano in Indonesia. After, head back to the hotel to enjoy a breakfast before traveling to Bondowoso City, where your accommodation for the Ijen Crater tour is located. Day 7 Your final day starts with a midnight hike to the Ijen Crater. It will take around 90 to 120 minutes to reach the top, where you'll witness blue flames streaming up from the crater. After this, you'll be dropped off at your accommodation in Bali where the tour will come to an end.

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What people are saying about Malang

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Our experience was amazing! Both of our tour guides were so friendly and kind! Cheng was an amazing driver and very helpful! Anton was so kind and knowledgeable about the volcanoes and went above and beyond with our tour! He was able to take us to unique areas because he grew up and was a miner in the town we toured! It made the tour very special and unique. 10/10 would recommend anyone to do. One of the coolest experiences I’ve ever done!

We had a great trip. The activities were great fun and we really saw and experienced a lot. Our driver (Made Ceng) and our guide (Agus) were really great! They took great care of us and were always in a great mood! We can only say positive things about the two. The only criticism was the food in the two restaurants in the hotels. Expensive for Indonesia and very bad quality. Thank you and we are happy to recommend this tour.

The trip went really well, we saw incredible landscapes! The team is punctual and super well organized, we enjoyed every moment. Our driver Komang Mexico was really great, we did 3 super nice days on the road with him, in safety and in a good mood! An absolutely must-do trip! Thanks a lot

The tour was very well arranged and both Bromo and Ijen are extremely beautifull to visit. Furthermore, our driver Fafa and tour guide Fami were both very nice and did everything to make it a perfect trip. So would definately recommend going on this trip!

Thank you very much for this adventure! Louis my driver, was very friendly, attentive and accommodating. I was contacted the day before by whatsapp and everything went as planned or even better!