Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour - 1 Day

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Tumpak Sewu is a quiet, calm and incredibly beautiful waterfall to explore.

In this Tumpak Sewu waterfall tour package, we will bring you to experience one of the most beautiful waterfall in Indonesia. A wondrous journey to an epic view of Tumpak Sewu waterfalls and it’s surrounding lush green nature. Set in the landscape in the middle of lowland rain-forest, with a backdrop of Mount Semeru appear when the weather is good, this waterfall will always amaze you!

After all it’s amazing natural beauty, this is an adventure day trip always worth to do to explore the base area of Tumpak Sewu. The path to reach the base of waterfall is quite exciting and need extra attention to make it safe. You will trek the trail down the cliff covered with beautiful vegetation with some bamboo stairs, walk through the stream and crossing river. This gonna be your adventurous day!

Still not get enough exploring the base of Tumpak Sewu waterfall and ready for more adventure? Before return to the top, trek the trail to nearby waterfall of Goa Tetes. Here you can dip in the small natural pool with fresh and clean water. A good place to relax in the middle of wilderness nature.

What can you expect in this Tumpak Sewu waterfall tour

  • An Epic View. Witness the panorama of this great waterfall as the viewpoint will give you enough scenery to admire the beauty of Tumpak Sewu. One of the best!
  • An Adventure Day-trip. Walking down the cliff and up once you return, a moderate level of fitness is needed to get the most experience of the base area of waterfall.
  • Locals. Managed by community of locals, visiting this waterfalls means a possibility to give back to the village. Taste some fruits grown by locals here is the simple thing you can do to support them.

Where and How to start the tour?

  • Malang, the closest city to Tumpak Sewu waterfall. Reachable in less than 3 hours with a private car, a usual pick up is at 7 am or after breakfast from any hotels or accommodation around the city of Malang. But, earlier departure is also possible to avoid the crowd and looking for a good time for photos and drone.
  • Surabayathe capital of East Java province, is 5 hours away to Tumpak Sewu waterfall. For a round trip from and to Surabaya in a day tour is considerably exhausting. Other wise, there is an option for 2 days trip of Tumpak Sewu with more visit to waterfalls and things to do. Click here for more info about 2 days adventurous trip to Tumpak Sewu waterfall.
  • Bromo Sunrise Tour or Bromo Ijen Tour, is very possible and more recommended to combine Tumpak Sewu with other tours to Mount Bromo and(or) Ijen Crater. And by doing so, you will have a more reasonable price from us.

Is this trip right for you?

  • This trip include walk and climbing. No specific training is required but moderate level of fitness will help you to get the most out of the activities in this trip.
  • To explore Tumpak Sewu, you will hike down the cliff. The trail is a little bit challenging, good walking shoes or flip flop that are fine for slippery and wet trekking will help you to get the most out of Tumpak Sewu.

Once you arrive at Lumajang, your adventure will begin at typical small village which is full of friendly people. Walk across the local gardens, you may feel wonder how tasty is the fruits they grown. Eat some as introduction to your private day trip.

In this private day trip, get ready for trekking experience like no other and dress accordingly (trekking footwear is also recommended). An exceptional trail that will lead you to discover one of the most beautiful waterfall in Indonesia. Our experience team are capable of manage and arrange the tour as well as possible, so you can concentrate on making this as your best day ever in East Java.

And finally, to get the most of your time while you are visiting Tumpak Sewu, this is your choice if you want to personalized the tour as you wish. We will just make it happened for you.

Day 1
Day 1 - Tumpak Sewu Waterfall

Start by morning from Malang/Surabaya as your arrival or our meeting point, than drive to Lumajang regency by private car. Approx duration is 2 hours drive from Malang. If start from Surabaya, approx duration in 5 hours. Arrive at nearby village of Tumpak Sewu waterfall, prepare yourself for an adventurous walk in this lush green nature. Walk to the viewpoint enjoying the spectacular greeneries panorama surrounding the waterfall. Than trekking down the cliffs to reach and explore the base area of waterfall. The down path to reach the bottom of the canyon is quite challenging as it down the cliff with a stairs and ladders and walk through the water stream. Quite a challenging path to experience. Before return to the top, you may go to the nearby waterfall of Goa Tetes to splash some water and dip in the natural pool. The chioce is yours. Once the activity is all done. Drive you to your drop off point. And have lunch on the way.

Included activities : Tumpak Sewu waterfall – Guided walk

Optional Activities : Kapas Biru waterfall – Guided walk

Meals : no meals included, only mineral water and local seadonal fruits during trip

Additional Information : Suggested to wear a comfortable footwear in a slippery path. As you stand at the base area of waterfall is so exciting, so you won’t mind getting wet in that condition. So bring an extra pair of clothes is not a bad idea.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Surabaya/Malang
  • Transportation : Private car, driver, petrol
  • Tumpak Sewu entrance fee
  • Mineral water and seasonal fruits
  • Guide

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expense
  • Meals

FAQ of Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour

Is it possible to start earlier or later than 07.00?

Is good idea to start earlier to beat the crowd at the waterfall, so 05.00 would be perfect, otherwise you also free to decide the time to start the tour from your hotel.

What to wear and bring for the tour?

Bring sun cream, mosquito spray, towel and extra clothes to change after the tour. Wear a comfortable footwear for trekking and slippery path. The tour can be more than to see a waterfall, it will come with fun activities so if you want to have fun with water and never mind of soaking wet, dress accordingly and prepare your swimming suit if you want to chill in a natural pool at Goa Tetes. Dry bag also a good idea to keep dry your important stuff when exploring the caves at Goa Tetes waterfall.

Is it possible to start the tour from other city than Malang?

After Malang, the closest city is Surabaya and will take 4-5 hours to go to Tumpak Sewu. Also possible to start from Probolinggo for approx 5 hours drive.

Is it possible to finish the tour on a different place from the starting point?

Is a full day trip and fully customized. So, you can finish the tour to whenever you want.

Is the trip fit to all ages?

Under 10 years old kid and elderly people are not ideal to have this kind of tour. But for a kid of 8 to 9 years old, is also depend on how good he is for an outdoor activity and the level of fitness.

Is the waterfall safe to go in a rainy season?

We have a different approach in a rainy season and always find an update important information from the locals about Tumpak Sewu. In a light rain condition, Tumpak Sewu can be incredibly amazing to explore. And if the hard rain come, the river often flooded by a cold lava from Mount Semeru. In this case, is very important to know where to find a higher ground and be as effectively as possible when spending the time at the base area of waterfall. And always be aware and take more caution to a warning sign that already been there. The sign is seriously made for reason and based on the previous observation.

What is the nearby attraction at Tumpak Sewu?

There are at least 3 other waterfalls in the same area with Tumpak Sewu, the are Kapas Biru, Kabut Pelangi and Sriti waterfalls. Rafting and river tubing are also available. Consider to explore more? At least 2 days are needed to get the most out of this place.

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