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Sembalun Gate

Sajang Village and Waterfall Walking Trip

Sajang Village & Waterfall Walk
The walk is led by friendly guides who will welcome you to the village of Sajang near the border of Gunung Rinjani National Park. The village people explain their customs and traditions of village life and how they support their daily livelihood by growing coffee, chocolate and vanilla and, depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to work along them.

Then an easy walk to explore the foothills of the volcano, Gunung (Mt) Rinjani where the community have their fields that are still farmed just as their ancestors did. The walk continues for a couple of hours to the waterfall where, according to legend, the king used to bathe his horses.

There will be time to explore and enjoy the stay at the waterfall and the way back will be through the rain forest to catch sight of the Ebony Leaf Monkey besides heard the noisy of birds. Back in the village the drying coffee beans will be ready to be husked and ground before being ready to make coffee. You will be served to test the coffee.

What to bring:
Make sure you bring your camera, sun hat and sun cream, comfortable walking shoes, small backpack and bottle water.

How to Book:

The Sajang Village and Waterfall Walk operates on a demand basis with a minimum two persons and please book at least 02 weeks in advance.

Hiking starting in Senaru : Rate  Rp. 350.000/person min 02 person
Price included: Lunch Box, Snack, Experiance Guide and Water

Hiking Starting in Senggigi : Rate Rp. 550.000/person min 02 person
Price included: Pick up and Transfer in Senggigi, AC vehicle, Lunch Box, Snack, Experiance Guide and Water

Sembalun Lawang Trails – East Gate to Mount Rinjani Lombok

Sembalun Lawang : Rinjani National Park East Gate

SEMBALUN LAWANG
Sembalun Lawang is set in an ancient and fertile caldera to the east of Mt. Rinjani, the preferred access route for summiteers. The rich soil produces high quality market garden crops, including the famous garlic and rice, staple of local farmers. Seismic activity is monitored daily at the government Rinjani Volcanology Centre.
The beautiful valley of Sembalun is also known for its hill walks, recently restored traditional village, active cultural performers and local weavers.

Some home stay (losmen) accommodation is available and trek services are based at the Park’s Rinjani Information Centre. Also enquire about the local walks: the Sembalun Lawang Village Walk, to experience the scenic beauty of the village or/and the Sembalun Wildflowers Walk, a two day one night hike to see the wildflowers at Propok in Gunung Rinjani National Park.

Sembalun Area
Sembalun is divided into two villages, namely Sembalun Lawang village and Sembalun Bumbung village which are 2 km apart. The two villages are well known traditional villages have a lot of history about the Sasak people. The area looks like a dry lake, transformed into a fertile land.

Sembalun as a tourism object is already well known inside and outside the country, because from this village climbers begin the hike to the top of Mount Rinjani to enjoy the beautiful sights. At Sembalun Lawang village there is a Beleq village where one can see the artefacts of traditional houses of the local Sembalun people, the grave of Majapahit or Gajah Mada and the traditional Tandang Mendet dance of the local people.
There is a big statue in Lawang of two big ‘onions’ indicating that this area was once one of the biggest producers of onion (bawang bombai) / garlic (bawang putih) / shallot (bawang merah) in Indonesia.

In Lawang is the Rinjani Information Centre. Nearby is the Rinjani Volcanology Centre. To the west, there is a major greenhouse project using soil and hydroponics techniques there, producing vegetables for local and export markets.

Sapit
Just off the way to Sembalun, Sapit is a combination of beautiful sights, agriculture, and mountains. The traditional society in this village ploughs agricultural land and garden with their traditional ways. There is accommodation there with brilliant views across the rice fields to the coast and Sumbawa Island. You can take walks to various interesting places.

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Senggigi – Batu Layar
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