Sembalun Village




Sembalun Village is located on the East Lombok and it is laying on the foot of Mount Rinjani. This village is one of popular gateway for Rinjani Trekking. The beautiful scenary and the fresh air over the village made this one of populare tourist destination in Lombok. 

Sembalun Village is a rich village, especially farming, tradition or culture and beautiful traditional village which is much natural with its location. Here in Sembalun you can many amazing things, such as stawberry farm and other crops of palawija. Also you will see the the traditional game play by villagers every evening which is called "Permaian Gasing", you may try once.

Others best thing you can do here are having sunset or sunrise on the small hill called "Bukit Selong" it is nice view here with the traditioanal village right infront of you and background with the Rinjani Mountain, some clouds are often coming in the afternoon over the Rinjani Mountain, so it will be a nice few. 

In the morning you can also having sunrise here in Bukit Selong, just wake up at 05.00 AM and drive a little bit from your hotel. Sunrise is coming over the east side of Rinjani Mount valley and find the midground with the field or farmon the left side you can see the beautiful Pergasingan hill.This will show you a spetacular view and bring you to the much relaxing on your holiday.

Pergasingan Hill or Bukit Pergasingan is also located in Sembalun Village, this hill is taking about 3 hours climbing from Sembalun Village. What you will have here is spetacular view of Sembalun Village with the background Mount Rinjani. This is an easy choice of travelers if they don't have much time to climb Rinjani. Here you have to overnight (camp), then you will have sunset and sunrise.

Getting to Sembalun is not difficult, you can choose your own way with the motor bike or join some tour operators. The road is good. If you stay in Gili Islands and expect to do a trip to Sembalun, with the motor bike, it will take 2 1/2 hours to get there from Bangsal. And if you are in Senggigi or Mataram it will take about 3 or 3 1/2 hours. depend on the how you ride. 

Accomodation are provide in Sembalun, Homestay, Bungalows, you can find them around Sembalun. Restaurant are available here, western foods and local food or Seafoods are spread around the village. 

There are also some waterfalls in Sembalun, such as Mangku Sakti Waterfall, Mangku Kodek, Dewi Selendand Waterfall, etc. Getting to waterfall may need to get on the bike, as the road is pretty hard to get each waterfall. 

If you have plan to go there for your holiday and have no idea how to arrange the transport,you may ask us, we are happy to help you arrange the tour.

Getting to Sembalun from Bali is also possible, what you need to do is book the fast boat from Bali online with us and arrange the tour to Sembalun. We do provide boat transfers from Bali to Lombok and will stop at the nearest port (Bangsal Harbor), where you will start the tour to Sembalun.

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