Welcome to Probolinggo, the regency in East Java that popular by grafe plantation and some of tourism destinations. This regency has direct border with Madura strait in north, Situbondo in east, Pasuruan in west, Lumajang and Jember in south.
Probolinggo is regency that surrounded by three famous big mountains, which is Semeru, Argopuro and Tengger. This makes Probolinggo is always been visited by tourist, either local or foreign to visit the beauty of those three Mountain. The soil in Probolinggo is also fertile and good for plantation.
Looking at the landscape and nature potential, Probolinggo has many spots that worth to be explored as your recommended destination.
Grape CultivationProbolinggo city is well-known for its grapes and mangoes are incomparable with other cities throughout Indonesia. There are many different types of grapes and mangoes, ranging from domestic to foreign types. Decent, if from the time of independence, this city has earned the city of grapes and mangoes. Recently mangoes and grapes, in May and October, Mango Probolinggo scattered throughout the market to many major cities such as Surabaya to Jakarta. If you are interested in Probolinggo fruits, you can directly visit the plantation of mango and grapes directly in the area of agro-tourism Probolinggo.
Andung BiruAndung Biru tea plantation is located in Probolinggo regency and become one of tourism objects of Probolinggo. This plantation area air is very fresh and cold. It also has natural plantation scenery those so impressions. The visitor can enjoy its tea aroma and the fresh air, because it stated in hill and beautiful scenery. Visitors will also meet with the tea farmer who busy to pluck the tea leaves. In this tourism object, the visitor also can watch and enjoy the special impression, processing of tea from the leaves taken to the tea ready to drink. This location is easy to reach by car or motorcycle.
Bentar BeachBentar Indah beach is located at Gending district, in the side road of Surabaya - Banyuwangi, 7 km from the east to Probolinggo. Bentar Indah beach is the way to Bali - Surabaya - Yogyakarta - Jakarta, so that it is a potential tourism object. There is a hill beside the Bentar Indah beach, because it’s located on the curve main road. So that, the tourist can climbs the hill and enjoy the beautiful of sea scenery. Here, the tourists can do fishing, swimming, boating, sun bathing, volley beach, etc.
Bromo MtBromo Mountain is an active volcanic mountain and it located in Probolinggo regency, East Java. Bromo Mt has 2,329 meters (7,641 ft); it is not the highest peak after all, but it is the most well-known mountain. Bromo is belonging to the conservation area of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park and become the most visited destination in East Java. Bromo has two significant charms, one is the gray sea sand over the desert and the other one is the green prairie savannah. Bromo Savannah is located in the western part of Bromo. We will fine the savannah when we go to Bromo through Tumpang Village, Malang. After arrive in Tumpang, we can ride jeep and it will be better to reach as early as we can. Most of foreign tourism called the savannah as Teletubbies hill, for the landscape and the beauty of the savannah is looks like the hills on Teletubbies movie. It refreshing and the green nuance over the sightseeing are tremendous.
Jabung TempleThe other Probolinggo tourism that we can find is Jabung temple, which becomes one of ancient and historical heritages in Probolinggo. It is located in Jabung village, in Paiton district. Jabung temple was made by red stone with 13,11 length, 9,58 m, 15,58 m height. There are also some relief panels, which its story is not surely known yet. The relief panels represent daily activities such as: a hermit wearing “surban” stands opposite to his student, Two men who are near well, a lunar shape panel ground like medallion, some lions sit opposite.
ArgopuroAdministratively settled in Probolinggo, Lumajang, Jember, Bondowoso and Situbondo regency, East Java, Indonesia; Argopuro Mt is part of Iyang Mountains group, as the highest peak of it, together with Semeru and Raung Mt. After 8 hours after starting off, at a steady pace with only a couple of short stops, the hikers will arrive at the large alpine meadow of Cikasur at 2,190 meters. This will be perfect ground to stay at night during the tent. Argopuro is one of the longest walks in Java, which is more than 40 kilometers, depending on what trail options are taken. It can be achieved over three days of hiking from Baderan in the east, inland from the town of Besuki beyond the huge Paiton power station to Bremi in the west, inland from Probolinggo. Argopuro has numbers of peaks, and one of the popular one is Rengganis Peak (3,066m). The Rengganis/Argopuro peaks can be approached from either Baderan to the north-east or Bremi to the west. The Baderan ascent is more gradual although it has longer track.
Madakaripura WaterfallMadakaripura waterfall is located on Sapih village, Lombang district, Probolinggo. The object itself is near from Bromo Mt area. Madakaripura is such a sacred place, where the waterfall's height is about 200 meters from the bottom. This waterfall has related historic with a great ancient Javanese Prime Ministry of Gajah Mada, who strongly struggled to unified the territory of the nation under the control of Majapahit Kingdom, ones said that it is “the last stay for Gajah Mada”. This spectacular waterfall lies hidden at the end of a deep valley in the foothills of Tengger range. The water has cascades from the dense forest above. The primary attraction is the natural sight that is encircled by 7 waterfalls and caves.
Ranu SegaranAnother beautiful tourism object in Probolinggo is Segaran Lake. This natural lake gives its beautiful impressions for the visitors. The clean and fresh lake with beautiful panorama is ideal for canoeing, fishing, etc. This lake is become one of Probolingo main tourism. There are many visitors who had been visit this lake to enjoy its nature scenery with their family or friends. Segaran Lake is worth visited and gives nice impression to the visitors. About 100 meters of Ranu Segaran location, there is a natural hot spring, which surrounded by natural scenery and fresh air. Visit also this hot spring that near to Ranu Segaran tourism and enjoy its natural hot spring with natural environment.
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