Visits to Mount Bromo began to be crowded after forest and land fires in September 2023 triggered by visitor flares.

Visit to Mount Bromo Starts to Be Crowded After the Fire
Tourists take pictures on top of vehicles, in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area in East Java. (Photo: ANTARA/Vicki Febrianto)

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Center noted that visits began to increase on weekends.

Tourist visits at the end of the week have begun to recover

Reporting from Antara, according to Septi Eka Wardhani - Head of Administration of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Center in Malang, Tuesday (10/31/2023), said, "For tourist visits on weekends, it seems to have begun to recover. On October 29, 2023, tourist visits will exceed 2,000 people."

In the last week, October 23-30, 2023, tourist visits to the Bromo area reached 5,839 people, with 256 of them being foreign tourists.

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The most visits occurred on Sunday (29/10/2023) with 2,278 visits, with 25 of them foreign tourists.

Meanwhile, on Saturday (10/28/2023) there were 1,532 people visiting the area, while on weekdays it ranged from 300-400 people.

On weekdays the visit is under 500 people because on ordinary days the community is still working.

As for the government, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy prepared several steps to boost tourist visits to the Bromo area, including strengthening publications that Bromo is ready to welcome tourists as before.

For information, forest and land fires had closed the area for September 6-18, 2023, and resulted in state losses of IDR 89.7 billion for handling for 13 days.

Previously, the Bromo area became one of the leading tourism in East Java, with 318,919 visits in 2022 and Non-Tax State Revenue reaching IDR 11.65 billion.

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