Sembalun Village

mount rinjaniSembalun is one of the two key gateway village`s to an arduous trek up Mount RinjaniLombok. There is a lot more to this area than that though, and those visitors less inclined towards serious trekking should not be discouraged from visiting here. Sembalun is beautiful and has one of the best scenery and it is magnificent all around, including some notable waterfalls, rice- and strawberry fields and apple tree gardens.

The village of Sasak is in Sembalun region.


The area around Sembalun and Senaru was the birthplace of Lombok’s unique Wektu Telu belief system – ancient animist practices combined with Islam.

By car

From the main north coast road, turn south at the small town of Bayan from where it is about 8 km to Sasak village, next to Senaru village

If you are coming from the main tourist areas in West Lombok, expect to pay about Rp 300,000-400,000 for a taxi or chartered vehicle.

You can hire a transportation from the main tourist areas in West Lombok

By bus

It is possible, if a little difficult, to get to Senaru and Sasak by bus from Mataram. From the main Mataram, bus terminal take a bus headed towards Anyar. These are infrequent, there is no reliable timetable and the journey is 2.5-3 hours. From Anyar, regular bemos run to Senaru and Sembalun area until about 4 PM every day.

Get around

Once you are around here, just walk. It`s amazing around here.