Tumpak Sewu Waterfall on the Slope of a Volcano – Tumpak Sewu or called Coban Sewu is one of the famous waterfalls in East Java Indonesia besides the Madakaripura Waterfall. Visiting the tumpak sewu waterfall can be through probolinggo or malang with a distance of 3 hours drive. The name Tumpak Sewu itself comes from the word ‘Sewu’ which means one thousand. So the name Tumpak Sewu is interpreted as a thousand waterfalls. It is unfortunate when the Bromo Ijen tour skips visiting to the waterfall of tumpak sewu in Lumajang which is actually located not far between Mount Bromo Semeru Ijen.
Tumpak Sewu Waterfall in East Java
Travel to the waterfall can be your vacation choice in East Java. One of the most popular waterfalls is the Tumpak Sewu Waterfall in Lumajang Regency, East Java. Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, is suitable for tourists who like the scenery and trekking to the bottom of the waterfall.
When going to Bromo, if you go through the Probolinggo route you will also find a beautiful waterfall that is well known by tourists, namely the Madakaripura Waterfall. The tumpak sewu waterfall is close to the location of Mount Bromo, so you should try to come and enjoy the beauty of the waterfall.
How to get to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall
Now, how to get to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall? There are two choices of routes that can be chosen, namely through Malang or Lumajang. When choosing the Lumajang route, from Surabaya airport then head towards Jember then to Lumajang district which is the location of the tumpak sewu waterfall. From Surabaya to waterfall tumpak sewu by passing Jember – Lumajang, it takes around 5 hours to drive. If you depart from Malang, you can choose the route Bululawang – Dampit – Tirtomoyo – Pronojiwo – Lumajang with a trip of 2-3 hours.
Location of Tumpak Sewu Waterfall
Tumpak sewu waterfall is in Jagalan Hamlet, Sidomulyo Village, Pronojiwo Subdistrict, Lumajang Regency, East Java Province, Indonesia.
Hike to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall
A waterfall with an altitude of about 120 meters and to get to the foot of tumpak sewu waterfall must walk 30 to 40 minutes via bamboo stairs and through a small river. You must be fit to do this road.
After you have finished descending from the bamboo stairs, you must walk for 5 minutes across two bridges over the river to get to Tumpak Sewu. Once at the foot of the waterfall, enjoy the beauty of the best waterfalls in Indonesia. It takes around 2 to 3 hours at the waterfall including to up and down.
You need to know :
Take mineral water, there is no shop in foot the waterfall.
Take a handy waterproof bag.
Use and use insect repellent.
Rainy season :
If you visit Indonesia in the rainy season, they may have closed the foot of the waterfall. This can be too dangerous with falling rocks or trees.
Tour Package Options About Tumpak Sewu Waterfall :
- Mount Bromo Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour 3 Days
- Bromo Ijen Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour Package 4 Days
- Semeru Bromo Ijen Tumpak Sewu Trekking Tour 6 Days