Sembalun village day tour cover sightseeing, nature, history, and tradition. You will be picked up at 08.00 AM from your Hotel in Mataram or Senggigi. First to visit is Baun Pusuk, then continue the ancient Mosque in Bayan Village. After that continue to Sembalun Village, here you will visit Traditional Village, Desa adat Sembalun. After that hiking to Selong Hill or Bukit Selong.
Baun Pusuk is located between West Lombok and North Lombok, this is the famous monkey’s forest on Lombok Island. You need 30 to 45 minutes to get there with the car.
Ancient Mosque in Bayan Village is the first Mosque built in Lombok which is built in the 17th century. The Mosque also is the inclusion of historical evidence of Muslim in Lombok. Inside the Mosque also has a tomb of the first propagator of Muslim in Lombok. Local also named this Mosque Masjid Bayan Beleq.
Sembalun Village is located in East Lombok, about 3 hours from Senggigi or Mataram. The village is famous with farming such as strawberry farm, carrots farm, etc. The beautiful scenery with background Mount Rinjani makes this village become one of the favorite tourist destinations in Lombok.
Desa Adat Sembalun or common call by local Desa Beleq is the oldest village found in Sembalun. It is very historical according to the people on Lombok. This village was found as the first village in Sembalun. There was living only seven married couples with have no children onwards. After that, they have moved to Sembalu Village which is well known as one of the best destinations in Lombok.
Selong Hill or Bukit Selong is located on Sembalun Lawang Village. You will have to do a soft trekking to get here. The things you can get here are beautiful paddy down the hill with beautiful mountain background. Here also one of the great sunset points.
Note: If you stay on Gili Islands, you will be picking up in Bangsal harbor.