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Address: Lombok 83354, Indonesia
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3-Day Mt Rinjani Trekking Tour from Lombok

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Stunning view

As part of my Lombok Trip in 2015, I had a chance to visit an old and historical village just by the foot of Mount Rinjani. This village is called Sembahulun (or sembalun) by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
Selong Belanak, Indonesia
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Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
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22 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trek is very difficult and straight to the top, but it worth if like me it's more about a personal challenge (1rst hike ever) than for the lookout. Cause once up, the view is indeed gorgeous at sunrise. But think twice before doing it! AVOID JOHN'S ADVENTURE (please take time to carefully read other comments on Rinjani Tripadvisor and... More 

1 Thank Lily-Djinn
Selong Belanak, Indonesia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

As part of my Lombok Trip in 2015, I had a chance to visit an old and historical village just by the foot of Mount Rinjani. This village is called Sembahulun (or sembalun) by its inhabitants which means "pray first prior to climbing the mountain". Hence every Rinjani trekker is expected to prioritize his her safety when trekking and should... More 

1 Thank marhamhadi
Sacramento, California
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83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The view is superb and the flora and fauna fascinating. We had Mr Faroush Aziz from Vertical Lombok drive us. Lunch at Senaru before trekking to the Sendang Gile waterfall. Make sure you ask to stop for fish satay in Pemenang near Tanjung on the northwest coast (only before sunset), or the famous sate bebalung in Rembiga (between Senggigi and... More 

Thank NigellaCB
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

And I'm pretty sure these guys are the Rolls Royce of the operators that do it. John and his colleagues were friendly and helpful. They arranged my very comfortable lift from the port as part of the package, dinner and a gorgeous room to sleep in the night before - complete with a stunning view of both the mountain and... More 

Thank jasminewilliams0n
Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Really wonderful views of sembalun was helpful by Mr.abu it'smy driver start from senaru 07:00 just small trekking to reach sembalun of pegangsingan hill. Abu is good driver it's freelance driver I meet him at senaru and show me little pictures of sembalun area and heven guidein too reach pegangsingan hill,I really recommend Abu was great and view I got... More 

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liunk, General Manager at Sembalun Village, responded to this review

thanks to review of attraction at sembalun village more help traveler to knows this place More 

Lombok, Indonesia
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

It is very far from the province capital which also means that is the beginning of an adventure. You have to take a pick up to get up there because the only public transport to Sembalun leaves at 9 from Masbagek. and there you will mingle with locals who will go up to Sembalun. Crossing the forest in a pick... More 

Thank rinjanigarden
Jurong, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

You want travelling in lombok this place is an opportunity to go and explore and have fan unforgettable experience,from airporta strait to sembalun village, I took taxi with two friends in a night we stay at sembalun traditional village , where a tour guide showed us small map of rinjani trekking tour and told us tradition and culture of lombok... More 

2 Thank Mohammad A
liunk, General Manager at Sembalun Village, responded to this review

thanks to give us real revieu of sembalun village More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Reached the summit of the second highest active volcano in Indonesia feels incredible achievement. Personally I feel really lucky to be back with a full and happy, because the terrain is very heavy, my physical oft fuss, and without any physical preparation. But more fun for me is to be camped on the edge of Lake Segara with views of... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

The beautiful valley of Sembalun is also known for its hill walks, recently restored traditional village, active cultural performers and local weavers. Some home stay (losmen) accommodation is available and trek services are based at the Park’s Rinjani Information Centre.

Thank Jackysan
Mataram, Indonesia
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153 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Sembalun village offers stunning view of brown hills, colourfull rice fields, and Mount Rinjani itself. From this village you can start your journey to many hiking and climbing spot and each spot has local tour guides to help you with low price. The last time I went to hike Pergasingan Hill, we use a guide/porter that cost only 150.000 rupiahs... More 

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