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Lumajang is a regency in East Java, Indonesia.



The dry months, with rainfall less than 100 mm per month, occur from June to September. While the wet months occur from December to March with rainfall of more than 250 mm per month. The amount of annual rainfall ranges from 1500-2500 mm. The average air temperature in most areas of Lumajang ranges from 24°C–32°C, while in mountainous areas the air temperature can reach 5°C, especially on the slopes of Mount Semeru.

Get in[edit]

Map of Lumajang

By train[edit]

There is no active railway station downtown. The two nearest stations are:

  • 1 Klakah Railway Station, Jl. St. Klakah No.6, Kidul Gn., Mlawang (18 km north downtown Lumajang, 30 min drive). Executive class train, KA. Ranggajati from Cirebon and Jember, KA. Wijayakusuma from Cilacap and Banyuwangi. The two trains through Yogyakarta and Surabaya. For economy trains, KA. Probowangi from Surabaya and Banyuwangi, also KA. Tawang Alun from Malang. Klakah railway station (Q19741054) on Wikidata
  • 2 Jatiroto Railway Station, Dsn krajan 2 Rt20 Rw04, Nyeroan, Kaliboto Lor, Jatiroto (23 km east downtown Lumajang, 37 min drive). There is no eksekutif class (executive) train stop by this station. Only bisnis class (business) train, KA. Logawa from Purwokerto through Surabaya and ekonomi class (economy) train, KA. Tawang Alun from Malang and Banyuwangi.

By intercity bus[edit]

  • 3 Minak Koncar Bus Terminal. Several economy buses from Surabaya such as PO. Akas and PO. Ladju. Also, there is a DAMRI bus from DAMRI Kemayoran pool bus in Jakarta.
  • 4 Pronojiwo Bus Terminal (Close to Pronojiwo Market). Numerous medium economy buses from Malang. One of them is PO. Pari Kesit.

By minibus[edit]

The other comfortable way to get into Lumajang is by minibus (known in Indonesia as travel). One of the travel agents is Bali Prima Travel. You can depart from another big city such as Surabaya (4 to 6 hours), Denpasar (12 hours), or Malang (3 to 4 hours).

Get around[edit]

You may rent a car or motorbike downtown since it is more flexible to go to tourist places.



Tumpak Sewu Waterfall
  • 1 Manggisan Waterfall, At Kandangan Village, part of sub-district Senduro. 21 m-high, perfect for hiking activities.
  • 2 Tumpak Sewu Waterfall. Tumpak Sewu Waterfall or also called Coban Sewu is a waterfall with a height of about 120 meters. This waterfall is bordered by Lumajang Regency and Malang Regency.
  • 3 Kapas Biru Waterfall, Mulyoarjo, Pronojiwo. Waterfall cascading around 90 metres through red cliffs.


Ranu Pakis (Pakis Lake)
  • 4 Klakah Lake (Ranu Klakah). Klakah Lake (Q19731429) on Wikidata
  • 5 Pakis Lake (Ranu Pakis). Pakis Lake (Q24849620) on Wikidata
  • 6 Bedali Lake (Ranu Bedali). Bedali Lake (Q19731427) on Wikidata


  • 7 Tetes Cave (Goa Tetes), Sidomulyo village, part of sub-district Pronojiwo. Cave with 3 km length. Tetes Cave (Q56391685) on Wikidata
  • 8 Bima Cave (Goa Bima) (at sub-district Pasirian).

Historical buildings[edit]

A former locomotive depo at inactive Yosowilangun Station
  • 9 Yosowilangun Railway Station. An inactive station was opened in 1927 by Staatsspoorwegen and closed in 1986.
  • 10 Lumajang Railway Station. An inactive station was opened in 1896 and closed in 1988.


  • 11 Mandaragiri Semeru Agung. Hindu temple in sub-district Senduro. Mandhara Giri Semeru Grand Temple (Q102442389) on Wikidata
  • 12 Bamboo Forest (Hutan Bambu Lumajang), Sumber Mujur Village, part of sub-district Candipuro. 14 hectare bamboo forest.
  • 13 Museum Daerah Kabupaten Lumajang, Krajan, Wonorejo, Kedungjajang (near the Mincak Koncar Bus Terminal). There are two main rooms in the museum. The Antiquities Room is a room that exhibits the Prehistoric collection, the classical collection from the Hindu-Buddhist period, the ancient manuscript collection, the weapons collection, the numismatic collection, namely ancient currency, and the Colonial collection. The Art and Culture Room is a room that also exhibits a collection of traditional musical instruments that developed in Lumajang such as Danglung Music, while a collection of dance arts such as the Glipang Dance Art, Kaliwungu Mask Dance Art, Jaran Slining Dance Art, and Jaran Kencak Art, Lumajangan Traditional Wedding Clothing, Lumajangan Traditional Clothing, Wayang Krucil, and Cantingan Batik Lumajangan.


  • 1 Kertowono Tea Plantation (at Gucialit Village). A tea factory that is also provides education tourism. At least 10 people is needed to book a tour, where visitors can examine the process of tea production, from the tea leaves picking until tea tasting process.


Jaran Kencak dancing horse


  • Swim and relax with water in Permandian Alam Selokambang at Purwosono Village, part of sub-district Sumbersuko.


There are some beaches in the sub-district Pasirian.

  • 1 Dampar Beach.
  • 2 Bambang Beach. A black sand beach. Bambang Beach (Q26742422) on Wikidata
  • 3 Watu Pecak Beach.


  • Jaran Kencak Festival. A traditional dancing horse festival.


Shopping malls[edit]

  • 1 Graha Mulia Plaza Lumajang, Jurang Mangu, Labruk Lor. 08:00-21:00. Fashion, food tenants, and a supermarket.

Traditional markets[edit]

  • 2 Pasar Baru Lumajang, Jl. Pattimura, Tompokersan. Fresh fruits and vegetables.


Pisang agung banana store at former Lumajang Railway Station

Lumajang is famous for its pisang agung, an arm-sized banana, commonly processed as kripik (chips) or eaten after steamed.

Lumajang cuisine[edit]

  • Kripik pisang, banana chips.
  • Tape pisang, fermented banana.
  • Rujak otek, veggies salad made from bamboo shoots and petis Madura (Madurese fish paste).
  • Pecel telo, veggies salad with sweet potato.
  • Kue latok, a colorful chewy snack.
  • Bledus jagung, boiled corn with grated coconut.
  • Apem kicir, a pancake with grated coconut and liquid brown sugar.

Food stalls[edit]

  • 1 Warung Rujak Otek, Jl. Panglima Besar Sudirman, Tompokersan. 18:00-24:00. Serves rujak otek.
  • Warung Alas Mak Semi, Selok Awar-Awar, Pasirian. Serves apem kicir.
  • 2 Warung Mbak Ucik, Jl. Raya Lumajang - Jember, RT.29/RW.9, Duko, Wonorejo, Kedungjajang, +62 813 321 70211. 08:00-18:00. Deep fried mujair (tilapia) fish with sambal.
  • 3 Warung Bu Katun, Jl. Ade Irma Suryani No.13, Rogotrunan, +62 813 377 75568. 05:30-12:00. Rawon with rice, beef empal (flattened beef), special brown sauce/sambal, and bumbu Bali (Bali spices).


Coffee shops[edit]

  • 1 Markas Coffee, Dusun Krajan I, Tegalrandu, +62 812 332 32838. M-Th, 10:00-17:00; Sa-Su, 10:00-21:00. A coffee shop by the lake Ranu Klakah and you may see the view of Mount Lemongan.
  • 2 Senduro Coffee, Krajan, RT.02/RW.04, Krajan, Kandangtepus, Senduro, +62 813 347 76666. 10:00-23:00. Coffee and fresh milk.




  • 2 Hotel Gajah Mada, Jl. PB Sudirman 46, +62 334 881174. AC/Fan, Refrigerator, TV, Hot shower/Tub, Mini Bar. IDR 60,000-400,000 (US$ 6-40).
  • 3 Hotel Lumajang, Jl. A. Yani 301-303, +62 334 881314. Hot shower, TV, AC, Mini bar. IDR 150,000-250,000 (US$ 15-25). Hotel Lumajang New (Q111068925) on Wikidata
  • 4 Hotel Prima, Jl. Raya Soekarno Hatta 69, +62 334 883779. Hot shower, TV, AC, Mini bar. IDR 100,000-450,000 (US$ 10-45).


The telephone code area of Lumajang is 0334.

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