We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mount Batok

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Taman Nasional Bromo, Tengger Semeru, Indonesia, Indonesia

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 52 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Pretty green mountain besides the roaring Bromo !

Often mistaken-ed as Mount Bromo, Mount Bromo, a majestic green mountain stands tall besides Mt Bromo, adding to the scenic landscape of the area. Saw some tourists trekking up... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mrunalini B
,
Singapore
Add Photo Write a Review

52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 18: English reviews
Singapore
Level Contributor
29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Often mistaken-ed as Mount Bromo, Mount Bromo, a majestic green mountain stands tall besides Mt Bromo, adding to the scenic landscape of the area. Saw some tourists trekking up this mountain, wish we had the time to climb too !

Helpful?
Thank Mrunalini B
Level Contributor
464 reviews
255 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Mount Batok is the inactive, dead and greener mountian full of mosses which is usually mistaken for Mount Bromo. It is a nice compliment for the active Mount Bromo for photography!

Helpful?
Thank Gerard R
Level Contributor
38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I would consider it as a part of Bromo. It looks nice and makes the Bromo scenery more charming but itself it's nothing special.

Helpful?
Thank Robert P
Surabaya, Indonesia
Level Contributor
48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

AOMIndonesia Tour and Adventure Check us on Instagram : aomindonesia Good angle spot would be : 1. When you are at the peak of Bromo 2. When you ride your horse pass through Mount Batok 3. Penanjakan Point 1 and 2

Helpful?
Thank Andri-Wong
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Level Contributor
480 reviews
332 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Mount Batok is right next to Bromo and often been mistaken as Bromo for most people. It is quite a bare mount and is attractive in its own right. Other than that, most people will just head to Bromo and ignore it.

Helpful?
Thank JoshShoeString
East Java, Indonesia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

first time we saw photos view of bromo, we thought that batok mount is bromo mount, unfortunately aftre arriving in seruni hill we saw bromo mount next to batok mount, smaller than batok mount

Helpful?
Thank Javaecotour-bwi
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

This Mountain is no active, the view is beautiful. On the way from parking area until the sutmit of Mt Bromo you can see this moutain. But you can't climb this mountain.

Helpful?
Thank yayan87
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Indonesia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014

The sacred place for the inhabitants of the tenggerese, you can climb its.Need a local guide available in national parks.

Helpful?
1 Thank dukun_gunung71
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
1,998 reviews
1,774 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,645 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Mt Batok is the perfect shape for a volcano. Sitting beside the slightly collapsed in Mt Bromo. You can't miss it as you walk or ride across the sand sea. It would be nice to spend more time here but tours often just speed you off somewhere else after hanging around for sunrise. There is a Hindu temple at its... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jolyon67
kuala lumpur
Level Contributor
28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Adding to the landscape view of Mount Bromo, certainly, some might thought that it was another active volcano from its shapes. Besides there is a hindu temple, you will pass through them on your way to Mount Bromo crater!

Helpful?
1 Thank Vic_travel_91

Travellers who viewed Mount Batok also viewed

Tengger Caldera, East Java
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java
 

Been to Mount Batok? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mount Batok staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?