Semeru Mountain tourist attractions are tourist destinations located in East Java which offer many of the beauty of tourists and climbers, Mountain which is a favorite of nature lovers is a place to enjoy the exoticism of a group of clouds when on top. Semeru Mountain is located in two districts, namely Malang Regency and Lumajang Regency, East Java Province. This mountain which has a height of 3,676 meters above sea level is an interesting climbing spot and a favorite. The peak, called the peak of Mahameru, was initially conquered by a young Dutchman named Clignet in 1838 and after that a young man named Van Goh in 1911 and in 1945 a young Dutchman appeared, namely Juhnhun who appeared as the third person to conquer the Mahameru Peak.
This peak in the Bromo National Park area attracts the attention of climbers, where you can see many flora and fauna as their habitat, you can see edelweiss flowers and orchid plants endemic to Semeru.
Apart from being able to enjoy its natural beauty, there is a legend that has become a story of the people that it tells is said to have originated from the country of India, which contained Mount Meru and was eventually transferred to Java. According to the belief, the displacement meant to hold the island of Java was not swayed by the waves. This move was carried out by Dewa Shiwa who transformed into a large turtle and swam towards Java.
Have you ever heard the title of the 5 cm film that became Mount Semeru as the setting for this film? there are some footage and beautiful spot spots like Dana Ranu Kumbolo. To be able to get to the top of Mahameru we can get through the route that takes you to the top of Mahameru. The first route is the route through the door of Ranupane, Ranu Kumbolo. You have to start the journey to the top of Mahameru with the initial position of climbing from Ranupane, you will arrive at Ranu Kumbolo through Wate Rejeng and the journey to Ranu Kumbolo will take 3 hours of travel. You don’t need to worry because you can hire a guide who is ready to guide you to Ranu Kumbolo.
Sampi at Ranu Kumbolo you can rest while filling the water as provisions to continue the journey. This place is usually used to break the climbers by setting up tents.
The next trip after from Ranu Kumbolo you will continue to Kalimati. However, it is recommended for you before leaving Ranu Kumbolo you have to fill up the water here. The journey to Kalimati takes quite a long time. With a distance of about 3 hours you will pass through a vast expanse of grasslands that will spoil you and let go of fatigue. This is where you grow various flowers that will encourage you to continue the journey. Usually in Kalimati, climbers will also set up tents to rest. You will spend the night decorated with sprinkles of stars and become the only natural lighting in Kalimati.
Continue the journey, from Kalimati you will go to Mahameru Peak. You have to prepare extra strength and physical strength so that your trip does not experience obstacles. You are advised to leave at 02.00 so that you can see the rising of the sun that shines on you right when you are at Mahameru Peak. You also have to wear warm clothes because usually the temperature reaches 10 degrees Celsius. If during the dry season, the temperature can penetrate minus degrees, so you will find many ice crystals which, when exposed to sunlight, will glitter. Feel the sensation above the Semeru Peak, and you will feel as a winner and amazed at the beauty of the universe at Mahameru Peak.