Climb Mt. Rinjani
There are a variety of hiking packages available and Rinjani Lighthouse is happy to recommend local guides and trusted Tour and Travel companies for the climb. Climbing during wet season (January-April) is prohibited by the government. E-mail us for more information and we can arrange your next adventure!
[ Half Day = 4 hours ] [ Full Day = 7 hours ]
Facilitated by the Mt. Rinjani Womens Guide Association this complete tour explores all of the beauty of North Lombok. Guided by local women you will receive cultural insight about local flora and fauna used in traditional medicine and cooking, religion and cultural beliefs unique to the region and tribe and are provided with a locally cooked meal. This tour includes the waterfalls and traditional village. We partner with the local women guide association to empower women in the community by offering education and extra income to the families.
Sendang Gile &
Tiu Kelep Waterfall
[ Approx 2 hours ]
200m to the south is the entrance to Sendang Gile waterfall. One of Lombok’s most iconic waterfalls. This natural spring fed waterfall is a staggering 600m tall with 2 levels. Have a refreshing swim or just relax in the picnic area and enjoy local snacks and coffee.
Located just 200m from our doorstep take a step back in time and see how the Bayan Sasak have lived for centuries and learn about the unique cultural customs and beliefs of the indigenous people of Mt. Rinjani. For centuries the traditional village of Senaru was used as a gateway to begin the Mt. Rinjani hike. There are frequent cultural ceremonies and dances that you can attend.
Bayan Women's Cloth Making
The people of Bayan have preserved the ancient art of "Tenun" since the beginning of their history as a people. Tenun is Hand-weaving and dyeing fabrics and cloth collected from all natural sources, even down to looming the threads by hand. Learn about the detailed process of making all natural sustainable dyes from the local environment. This is the center of craftmanship of unique indigenous handicrafts and textiles only found in North Lombok. If you're looking for unique souvenirs with a great story this is the place to find them.
Located 7km from us in the village of the decendants of the royal Bayan families this ancient mosque is deeply significant historically and spiritually. Dating back to the 17th century this bamboo mosque was built only using bamboo and wood materials. Open year round, however the best time to visit is during the Maulid celebration, the birth of the prophet Muhammad on the Islamic calendar when some of the biggest and longest Bayan ceremonies are held. Just across the street are the traditional Bayan women cloth weavers.
Mandala Spring Swimming Pool
A large natural spring fed swimming pool surrounded by a beautiful forest is the perfect spot to cool off during the dry season or after your hike. This spot is only 10km from our place and is best accessed by motorbike. This is a favorite spot for locals so dress modestly according to local culture and be prepared to be asked to have your picture taken. Entrance fee is 10,000 IDR and there are many food stands selling a variety of local snacks and coffee.
Balinese Hindu Temple
Mt. Rinjani is a spiritual center for both the Sasak and Balinese. 4km from our location is an impressive Hindu temple. Here you can learn about the history of the indigenous Sasak and Balinese and how their lives have been intertwined for centuries. Traditional Balinese dances, music, and food can be prepared for you to witness and taste.
Soft Trekking Pergasingan Hill
Pergasingan Hill is located in the village of Sembalun with an elevation of 1670 MASL. If you don't have the time to make the trek up to Mt. Rinjani this hike is the perfect choice. Very family friendly and you can choose to camp at the top for the night or just catch the sunrise. Open all year Pergasingan Hill offers stunning views of Mt. Rinjani and the beautiful Sembalun Valley filled with rice fields. We don't recommend taking this trek without a professionnal guide. We can connect you with great trek organizers in the area.