How To Get To Tumpak Sewu Waterfall From Malang

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How To Get To Tumpak Sewu Waterfall From Malang

How To Get To Tumpak Sewu Waterfall From Malang
WHAT IS TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL?
Tumpak Sewu waterfall is one of the most stunning waterfalls in East Java, Indonesia. It has 120 m height with thick forest surrounded and hilly wall. It makes this waterfall become the most Instagram-able photo spot for all travelers around the word who are visiting Indonesia.

There are some names that you must understand before coming here. Coban Sewu Waterfall, Air Terjun Sewu Lumajang and Tumpak Sewu Lumajang, those are the names that you must note well before you are heading here as a backpacker.

BEST TIME TO VISIT?
The best time to visit this waterfall is in the dry season, April – beginning of November is the best time. But weather is unpredictable right now, so make sure you check any time before you come here. And if you are coming from Malang, we recommend to leave Malang at 4 am in the morning. Be here at 6/7 am in the morning, it’s the best time to enjoy the waterfall without any visitors and if you lucky enough you can see the thick mist around the waterfall and the highest volcano in Java Island, that is Mount Semeru.

ESTIMATION OF TRAVELING?
The estimation of travelling to Tumpak Sewu waterfall is 6 hours, 2 hours’ drive from Malang and 4 hours enjoying the waterfall here. We recommend to combine your visit with Mount Bromo or Ijen Crater. Because Tumpak Sewu waterfall is located quite remote and it’s better if you combine with supported tourist attraction.

Other Package  Sulfur Miner in Ijen Crater

WHERE IS TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL?
Tumpak Sewu waterfall is located in between 2 town that are Malang and Lumajang. It’s in Sidomulyo Village. If you are coming from Malang, you can just go to Sidomulyo village.

Here is below the exact pin on google maps;

If you are coming from Surabaya, you can visit directly but it will take about 5 hours away. So we recommend to combine with other tourist attraction.

HOW TO GET THERE?
There are 2 ways to reach Tumpak Sewu waterfall from Malang. 

Malang to Tumpak Sewu waterfall is about 2 hours away but there is no public transport to reach Tumpak Sewu Waterfall from Malang, the only things that you can do are:

1. Rent a private car with driver
This option is one of the best option to go to Tumpak Sewu waterfall with low budget but there is some lack of service that you will get, for example

  • Most of drivers just speak basic English.
  • Driver can explain well about the area that you are visiting too.

2. Using Tour Agency or Operator who organizes Tumpak Sewu Waterfall from Malang, or any combination tour of Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater.
There are a hundred of Tour Operators in East Java that organize this tour, but not all of them are the best one. There is one thing that you must concern before booking the tour with them. That is reviews on TripAdvisor, make sure they are recommended by TripAdvisor.

Here is one of most recommended one:

BROMO IJEN TUMPAK SEWU TOUR FROM MALANG 3D2N

How To Get To Tumpak Sewu Waterfall From Malang

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