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The charm of Lombok Island certainly cannot be doubted. Even the earthquake that shook Lombok island last July did not make this island lose its charm. According to travel and leisure sites in 2018 Lombok ranks 3rd as the best island in the world. Lombok Island really deserves to be the 3rd best island, besides having lots of dyke, exotic beaches, Lombok Island also has a number of waterfalls that are no less fascinating. The waterfall can be your alternative choice because in addition to being spread on various islands of Lombok, the waterfall destination also presents a view of green nature and fresh clear water that falls directly from the mountains. Besides that the waterfall destination also provides an exciting experience exploring hilly and forested nature. No less interesting than beach vacation destinations. If you are curious, here are 10 references to waterfall paradise that you can visit on Lombok Island
Timponan Waterfall is located in West Lombok Regency, precisely Karang Bayan Village, Lingsar District, located approximately 38 km from Lombok International Airport and one hour drive from Mataram city. To reach this waterfall, of course you have to walk along the path by walking for about 2 hours from the vehicle parking lot, but just relax during your trip will be presented with the beauty of shady trees that you rarely meet. A tiring 2 hour trip will pay off with a 45 meter high waterfall view. Clear, fresh water with a pool 10 meters in diameter below makes you feel at home for long periods of time on the ground. No need to pay dearly to enjoy the charm of the Timponan Waterfall. You only need to pay the entrance fee and parking for Rp.4,000 / person. Reasonably priced for an incredibly beautiful view.
TIBU IJO WATERFALL
Still in West Lombok, this one waterfall is located in Kekait Village, Gunung Sari District. The location of this waterfall is only 13 km or 25 minutes from Mataram city. You will travel to this location through the paths in the countryside, palm trees and hills. From the parking lot of the vehicle, of course you have to travel the route for 45 minutes on foot. But friends don’t need to worry, because you will be presented with a green view and the activities of the people harvesting palm trees. When you arrive at the waterfall, your feeling of fatigue will be treated with a view of the waterfall with a green pond. It is said that this pool has no basis, this is what causes the water in the pond to be green. In addition to playing water, you can also try a more tense act of jumping from the rocks to the bottomless pool, but you must be careful. To enjoy the beauty of the charm of a waterfall surrounded by green hills and palm gardens you only need to pay a parking fee of Rp. 2,000 only. Affordable enough isn’t it?
BENANG KELAMBU WATERFALL
Benang Kelambu waterfall is located in central Lombok district, precisely in Pemotoh Hamlet, Air Berik Village, Batu Kliang Utara District. Waterfall mosquito nets can be reached through the route of Mataram city which is only 32 km away. Enjoying the charm of a waterfall like this curtain-shaped thread, you only need to pay a fee of Rp.10,000 / person and the parking fee is in accordance with the type of vehicle you use. To reach the point of the waterfall, of course you have to walk again from the vehicle parking lot, about 20-30 minutes by foot. For those of you who don’t want to walk, just relax there is an ojek facility provided by local residents. Simply pay IDR 20,000-25,000 each way you have arrived at the nearest point of the waterfall. Your trip will pay off after arriving at this waterfall. A multilevel shaped curtain with a height of 40 meters will welcome you. The shade of green plants around the waterfall adds to the charm and freshness of nature at the location of this waterfall. If friends want to take a bath and play water, this waterfall is safe because it has a not too large discharge, there is also a pool for where you soak and enjoy the fresh water from the mountains making you feel at home in this area.
MANGKU KODEK WATERFALL
Charm of Lombok is not only in one or two districts, almost all districts in Lombok have stunning waterfall destinations. East Lombok Regency also presents a waterfall destination, one of which is a codek. The location is in Sajang Village, Sembalun District. You only need 2 hours from Mataram city and 2 hours 59 minutes from Lombok International Airport. Mangku Kodek Waterfall is located 10 minutes from Mangku Sakti Waterfall. If you visit the magical mangku, don’t forget to walk a little more towards the mangku kodek waterfall. You can take a 30-minute trip from the parking lot to the location of your codec. To make it easier for you to reach the nearest point of the waterfall, you can use the local motorcycle taxi service for Rp.50,000-Rp.100,000. Well your bargaining skills will be tested here. If you can bid you can go to the location of the waterfall at an affordable price.
Arriving at the parking point, you have to walk again to pass through forests, rocks and rivers to get to the location of this waterfall. It takes about 20-30 minutes and you are immediately presented with an extraordinary view. A 3 meter high waterfall hidden between rock cliffs really spoil your eyes. You will find turquoise water due to the activity of Mount Rinjani which contains sulfur. Even more interesting under this waterfall is a small pool to play water. But friends also have to be careful not to get carried away by the current whirlpool. You only need to pay a ticket of IDR 7,000 / person to enjoy 3 waterfalls at once.
KUDA SEMBRANI WATERFALL
Kuda Sembrani waterfall is located in a row of mangku sakti waterfalls and mangku kodek. It feels incomplete if you don’t visit the mangku sakti waterfall. Only with the cost of tickets and Taxibike that you have paid to enjoy the natural tour of Mangku Kodek waterfall, you can also directly enjoy this waterfall. Compared to the two previous waterfalls, the Kuda Simbrani waterfall is still rarely visited by tourists, of course this will add to its own charm. To reach this location you only need to walk 500 meters away from the Mangku Kodek waterfall. But you have to be careful because the track to the waterfall is quite challenging. After struggling to reach this point again you are made amazed by the natural charm of Lombok Island. This waterfall is almost similar to a mangku kodek, crushed by large rocks. The flow of the waterfall forms a pool surrounded by large rocks.
DEWI SELENDANG WATERFALL
Still in the eastern Lombok district, the waters of the shawl goddess are on the Sembalun hill precisely Jl. Raya Sembalun Lawang, Village. Bilok Petung, Kec. Sembalun. You can take this location within 2 hours from Mataram city. To reach the point of the waterfall you have to walk through plantations and rocky streams. Friends must be careful because this river has slippery stones. You can travel to this waterfall in 20 minutes depending on the strength of your friends. After you are tired of walking you will be presented with a view of the waterfall in the form of a shawl between rocks with a height of 11 meters. This waterfall also has a pool in the bottom that you can use to swim. For those of you who like selfies and capture moments, you can go up to the rocks but still have to be careful because the stones are quite slippery. To enjoy this waterfall, you just have to pay the parking fee.
SENDANG GILE WATERFALL
Said the people of North Lombok is a paradise for waterfalls because this district has a waterfall that is like a story in a fairy tale world. One of them is the Sendang Gile waterfall. This waterfall is already famous to foreign countries. Many foreign tourists who are willing to come just to enjoy the natural charm of the Sendang Gile Waterfall. This waterfall is located in the Gunung Rinjani area, precisely in Senaru Village, Bayan District. The waterfall is only 2 hours from the city of Mataram and must pass the path if you want to reach this location. It does not take long, only 20 minutes with a terrain that is not too difficult you can already enjoy a 31 meter high waterfall with green views that complement the charm of this waterfall. The waterfall facility is equipped with 315 steps that make it easy for you to reach the waterfall, besides that you also don’t need to be afraid of hunger or thirst, because there are several stalls that sell food and drinks. To enjoy the charm of nature tourism, you only need to spend Rp.10,000.
TIU TEJA WATERFALL
Located on the back of the Rinjani forest precisely in Santong Village, Bayan District. This waterfall can only be reached within 2 hours from Mataram city. Your journey to the location of the waterfall will not be boring because you will find incredible views along the route. You will cross coffee plantations, friendly locals, and of course tropical forests on the slopes of Mount Rinjani that are still thick. After arriving at the second parking lot you only need to walk for 10 minutes. Oh yes it is recommended if you want to go to this waterfall come by motorbike, if you come by car, then you can only arrive at the first parking lot and then use an ojek to reach the second parking lot.
Tiu teja waterfall is also called a twin waterfall because it has 2 sides of an adjoining waterfall. If you come in a sunny moment you will see a rainbow between twin waterfalls. This waterfall has a height of 40 meters with a pond below it. The depth of the pool is only 1 meter with a width of 10 square meters, so for those of you who like swimming, swimming in the Tiu Teja waterfall is safe. To enjoy the charm of nature tourism, you only need to spend Rp.10,000
TIU KELEP WATERFALL
The title of waterfall paradise is indeed worthy of being pinned for North Lombok, besides Sendang Gile, Tiu Teja, this district has a waterfall that is no less fascinating. Located at the foot of Mount Rinjani precisely Senaru Village, Bayan District. The location is adjacent to the Sendang Gile waterfall and can be reached within 2.5 hours from Mataram city. From sendang gile you can just walk 45 minutes with a more challenging path, friends will go through the river with slippery rocks. The journey to the location of the waterfall will not be boring because you will find a forest inhabited by various animals.
Your 45-minute trip will pay off after arriving at the waterfall, Tiu Kelep. A terraced waterfall with 45 meters of height welcomes you. Fresh clear water adds to the natural charm presented. Under the rain waterfall there is a light blue pool that you can use to play water just to unwind. But remember, my friends don’t play near the waterfall because the flow of the waterfall is quite heavy. To enjoy the natural charm of this waterfall, you only need to pay Rp.10,000.
TIU NGUMBAK WATERFALL
Still in the North Lombok district, the water in the Ganges is located in Dusun Beleq, Gumantar Village, Kayangan District, North Lombok Regency. The location can be reached within 2.5 hours from Mataram city. You can travel from the parking lot to the location of the waterfall in 45 minutes, far enough, but calm down because you will be presented with a traditional house of Lombok. this can add to your knowledge. If you want to visit this waterfall you have to be careful because you will pass through the cliff with a hand to the roots of rattan and rocks to come down. After falling awake to this location, you will be presented with a view of the waterfall with a height of 40 meters with a clear pond waiting below. This waterfall falls hit the rocks adding to the exotic Tiu ngumbak waterfall. If you like playing water or swimming the fresh and clear pool is waiting for you. No need to spend any money to enter this natural tourist destination. Just need a strong determination so that you arrive at this world paradise.
How, interested not to explore waterfall destinations on the island of Lombok? If you are interested in immediately setting up a vacation to Lombok Island, there are still many locations that you must visit. Finally, if friends have visited a destination in Lombok, don’t forget to keep the environment clean. So that others also have the opportunity to enjoy the enchanting and clean nature.