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 in height with a thick forest surrounded and hilly walls. It makes this waterfall become the most Instagram-able photo spot for all travelers around the world 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 – the beginning of November is the best time. But the 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 leaving 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 are 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 traveling to Tumpak Sewu waterfall is 6 hours, 2 hours’ drive from Malang, and 4 hours enjoying the waterfall here. We recommend combining your visit with Mount Bromo or Ijen Crater. Because Tumpak Sewu waterfall is located quite remote and it’s better if you combine it with supported tourist attraction.

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WHERE IS TUMPAK SEWU WATERFALL?
Tumpak Sewu waterfall is located in between 2 towns 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 combining it with other tourist attractions.

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

  • Most of the drivers just speak basic English.
  • The 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 Tour Operators in East Java that organize this tour, but not all of them are the best ones. There is one thing that you must concern about before booking the tour with them. That is reviews on TripAdvisor, make sure they are recommended by TripAdvisor.

Here is one of the most recommended itineraries for your next adventure:

BROMO IJEN TUMPAK SEWU TOUR FROM MALANG 3D2N

How To Get To Tumpak Sewu Waterfall From Malang

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