During the tours you will get to know and observe the culture, nature and the beauty of of Pink and Kuta Beach. You will meet the indigenous people of Sasak and experience of Sasak food prepared by local family. You will walk through beautiful landscape and have look craft such as bamboo, pottery and traditional hand weaving.
Day 1 Airport/Senggigi/Jetty - Senaru Village
You will be picked up at the Airport or Senggigi or TelukKodek and transfer you to Senaru Village, is the main access to the National Park. As a non-trekking destination it is also popular – a cool, flower-filled mountain village stretching along hillside spur above Bayan. Check in your accommodation.
Accommodation: Pondok Senaru Cottage includes breakfast
Day 2 Senaru Village - Sembalun Village
At 08.00 am you will have Panorama Walk guided by woman guide, this easy half-day walk explores the foothills of spectacular Rinjani volcano in Lombok’s northern district of Bayan. Starting near the border of GunungRinjani National Park, your route follows old pathways amongst shady bamboo groves and village gardens before entering a wide, open landscape of rice terraces and palms. Following a winding irrigation channel you reach the lush rainforest of the famous Sindang Gila Waterfall and Tiu Kelep Waterfall Reserve. The local people believe that a refreshing bath behind these thundering falls can cure any disease.
Along the way, discover tropical plants as your guide explains how the local people make practical use of them. You come across the cheeky long tailed monkeys and, with a bit of luck, may even spot the rare ebony leaf monkey. Passing small hamlets where age-old traditions are practiced, you will gain insight into the colourful village life of the Sasak. There is always something interesting happening here as you meet local people and admire traditional houses along the way.
After lunch then continue the trip to Sembalun Village, is 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 red rice, staple of local farmer. Check in to your accommodation and free afternoon.
Accommodation: LembahRinjani Cottage includes breakfast
Day 3 Sembalun Village - Tetebatu Village
After having breakfast you will have village walk guided by local guide and walk through the rice field. You can see and observe the communities’ farming you can chat to them if you wish. Sambalun is set in an ancient and fertile caldera to the east of Mt. Rinjani, the preferred access route for summiteers for those who want to trek to Mt. Rinjani. The rich soil produces high quality market garden crops, including the famous garlic and red rice, staple of local farmers. You will also visit traditional village called “Desa Beleq” was home to seven families which was the indigenous communities of Sembalun.
Then hike little bit about 100m to top of the hill to see the views of Sembalun area, continue the walk to see the community’s bamboo garden, your guide will explain many uses of bamboo as materials to build houses and even young bamboo can be made as vegetable. Local family will provide local dishes for your lunch in Sajang village. After lunch leave for Tetebatu, check in accommodation.
Accommodation: Green Ory Cottage includes breakfast
Day 4 Tetebatu Village - Ketapang Raya Village
Today, you will have walk guided by local guide in the village to observe the nice view of Tetebatu village, you will walk through the rice paddy field. You can see the farmers who work in their field, what kind of plantation they plant and you can chat to them. It takes 2.5 or 3 hours at easy path through rice fields and small village or hamlet, where you can see blacksmiths artisan.
You will meet the driver in Lendang Nangka, continue the trip to the village of Penakak to observe the demonstration of pottery made of clay, you will have short walk around the village. After finishing the walk you will continue the trip to Pringgasela where the local family will cook a delicious meal for lunch, and you may taste Sasak food. After lunch the local guide will take you walk through the village the traditional hand weaving with traditional loom, almost all the women in the village are weavers. The guide will explain you the motif and coloring system, how long does it take to make cloth and scarf or shawl.
We continue the trip to Village of Ketapang Raya, check in your accommodation in homestay, community’s house. You will walk around the village and chat to the villagers. At night you will have opportunity gathering with them in community leader’s house to share the information custom and life style.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast
Accommodation: Homestay in the community house
Day 5 Ketapang Raya Village - Kuta
After breakfast at 08.00 am you will take slow boat to visit Pink beach which locates in the village of Sekaroh, a sub-district of Jerowaru in East Lombok Regency. On the way we will make stop to see fish farming (Keramba), it is floating net cage for fish or shrimp farming. When you reach pink beach you will do snorkeling and swimming. On the way back we will visit Maringkik Island the most densely populated.
Return at 15.00 and we make stop for 20 minutes on mainland to see the process of producing fine salt.Then continue the trip to Kuta, the southern part of Central Lombok, there are rows of beach stretching. One of them is Kuta Beach, it has exotic white sand shaped like grains of paper, and it is very difficult to be found in other coastal areas. Kuta Beach and its surrounding areas as the area of integrated tourism development plan. Check in at Hotel
Accommodation: Spot Bungalow includes breakfast
Day 6 Transfer Out
At 08.00 am after breakfast you will go to Mawun beach, enjoy your time to swim and sunbathing on a beautiful white sandy beach, it is ideal for sunbathing while admiring the surrounding beauty and calm wave. All the beaches in the areas have beautiful sand. Return to Kuta and have lunch. On the way to transfer you to the Airport we make stop in Sade, traditional village to see Sasak houses with Sasak architecture, the houses with thatch roof and bamboo wall. The program ends.
- Pondok Senaru
- Lembah Rinjani
- Green Ory
- Homestay & Support Bungalow
Room Type: Superior