Tiu Teja Waterfall is one of the recommended waterfalls to visit in Lombok. This waterfall is located in Santong Village, North Lombok regency. The waterfall is about 40 meters with twin falls.
Recently the waterfall has become one of the favorite destinations in Lombok. You can do a day tour of Tiu Teja waterfall including a visit to some beautiful places such as Pusuk. A day tour can take 8 to 10 hours.
At the moment, the Tourism Promotion Board keeps promoting Tiu Teja Waterfall to local and international tourists. This waterfall is popularly called a twin waterfall since its two big streams. This pair of waterfalls will give a romantic impression from the first time you see it.
There are best ways to get to Tiu Teja Waterfall and you can start from anywhere in Lombok. Below are some of the recommended ways to visit this waterfall:
Joining the day tour is the best way to visit this waterfall. The tour operator will provide you with many things such as Guide and entrance fees. Stay relaxed and let the teams work for you along the way.
If you come from Mataram or Senggigi, it will take about a 1.5-hour trip. You will make a stop at Pusuk Monkey Forest to feed the monkeys. On the way back, you will go through Malimbu and make some stops for sunset.
Arrived at the entrance of Tiu Teja Waterfall, and you will pass a challenging road. A car is unable to pass this way because it is too small, so you need to get on a Motorbike. It takes 15 to 20 minutes to ride to the parking area. After that, you will walk down 10 minutes to the waterfall.
At the moment there is no restaurant or accommodation at the nearest Tiu Teja. There is only Warung for small shopping where you can buy mineral water and local foods. However, if you want to find some western foods, you can stop at Tanjung or Pemenang. There are some restaurants where you can find western foods.
Accommodations are only available in Tanjung, the capital city of North Lombok. It is due to this place is not very famous or very tourist. Therefore, if you want to visit Tiu Teja waterfall, you will need to start from your hotel in Gili islands, Senggigi, or Mataram.
During the rainy season, the beat of water will be high, the rainy season is from October to April. However, it does not reduce the beauty of Tiu Teja Waterfall. This waterfall is very natural, not so touristic. There is a toilet provided in the area of the waterfall. Enjoy your shower and feel the fresh sensation of water. After the shower, you can continue your trip to other places.