Malang, a charming city nestled in East Java, Indonesia, offers a blend of natural beauty and cultural richness that captivates travellers. Known for its cool climate, picturesque landscapes, and vibrant history, Malang serves as a gateway to numerous adventures. Visitors can explore lush tea plantations, stunning waterfalls, and the iconic Mount Bromo, all while immersing themselves in the local culture through traditional markets.

Mount Bromo Sunrise

Watching a sunrise over the horizon can lift anyone’s spirits. But have you ever imagined witnessing the sunrise from above the clouds on Mount Bromo? Stop imagining and book a trip to Malang now! Besides the breathtaking view, what better way to start your day than with an exhilarating pre-dawn jeep ride up a famous volcanic mountain?

Try some Rawon 

Have you heard of “Black Soup”? This is a must-try dish, especially for visitors to East Java! Beneath its unusual black color lies a rich blend of diced meat and the comforting warmth of rice at the bottom of the bowl. Enhance the flavor with a halved salty egg or prawn crackers for an even richer taste.

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Batu, the small yet big City

Batu perfectly embodies the spirit of a small city with a big heart. From early mornings to late nights, Batu offers so much joy that sleep will be the last thing on your mind. Visit Batu Night Spectacular, an amusement park designed for nightlife, open from 3 p.m. to midnight. The name doesn’t disappoint! Spending a night in Batu truly is a spectacular experience, especially if you love the vibrant lights. It’s also a great place that’s near many a villa in Batu, Malang – including the Shanaya Resort Malang.

The Museum Angkut

A museum dedicated to various types of transportation, both old and new. Here, you can admire a fine collection of vintage cars and other classic modes of transport, observing their evolution into modern times. With themed backgrounds like Batavia, Buckingham, Hollywood, Las Vegas, and Broadway, there are plenty of photo opportunities to capture memorable moments.