Kumbolo Lake is the most convenience place for Camping in East Java Island, Indonesia have mostly ordered by foreigners and domestic tourist during Mount Semeru hiking package. Kumbolo contain a turquoise blue water surrounded by green hills and amazing Sunrise glows from Kumbolo Lake.
In all seasons, many tourists stay 1 night by camping. However, the New Rules for camping on Kumbolo Lake under Semeru volcano make the visitors more alert to pay attention to the drainage of the Kumbolo area, So as not to bring pollution to Kumbolo lake area on the grounds that there are still some tourists who cannot keep their beauty. The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Council (TNBTS) has evaluated the new rules for those who stay by camping at Ranu Kumbolo, and imposed new rules last Saturday.
Here are some new rules for Camping on Kumbolo Lake under Mount Semeru
- Kumbolo located in the savannah near the fourth post of the shelter behind the hill, Ranu Kumbolo. "Please choose a place there. the visitors forbidden to build a camping tents outside the Kumbolo area, because there are several places that are considered sacred by villagers," said Sukaryo, one of the volunteers with TNBTS
- The boundary for setting up the Camping tents must have minimum of 15 meters to minimize a pollution and prohibited to waste the rubbish to the lakeside area to avoid the death of fish that live hundreds of years
- Tourists suggested to dig the holes in the ground for their leftovers of the camping location, So that the waste can be decomposed naturally. Sukaryo suggested the following, "If you need to wash equipment, take water from the lake using a bottle of mineral water. Don't wash it directly to the water, because it is usually colored with oil that can contaminate the water."
- Bathroom places required to find a place at least 15 meters away from the lakeside, even though the facility is not equipped with running water. Travelers are welcomed to take water from the lake.
- Prohibited to Swim and bathing around Kumbolo Lake because it has 28 depth with with extreme temperatures due to the temperature at Kumbolo lake can not predicted. In 2005, when two couples swam in the Kumbolo lake, they suffered cramps and then sank. They were found dead three days later. "Sukaryo said" Also prohibited to lit the fire at the camping site carelessly when coming stay by camping at Ranu Kumbolo area to avoid the fire occurance.
The existence of the New Rules for Camping on Lake Kumbolo under Semeru volcano to guard this area always seems natural and is free from bad influences that are not wanted. So that all tourists also feel comfortable enjoying the natural scenery by camping.
Beside Camping at Kumbolo Lake, We also recognize Bromo Camping tour package have also mostly requested by foreigners to see Mount Bromo Milky Way, Sunrise and Sunset. Camping tour package have special function for visitors especially for photographers who have hobby capture the Milky Way, Sunrise and Sunset photography.
For other East Java Island tourism, You can read detail tour below :
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