Mangku Sakti Waterfall in Sajang Village, East Lombok Regency - Indonesia
Aside from trekking, tourists have other reasons to visit Rinjani Mountain of Lombok Island. One of them is to relax at a peaceful and natural site like Mangku Sakti Waterfall. It is located in Sajang Village and belongs to East Lombok Regency. Due to its popularity, more visitors come to the location over time. This explains why the locals decided to take care of the site and manage it well to get a better reputation. No wonder, visitors should spend some money to enter the area, especially for the parking fee. Have no worries. It is worth the expense!
In terms of nuance, the waterfall features a wonderful landscape. In fact, it resides on a rocky cliff and it is surrounded by lush forest. Once tourists get to the location, they can see many rocks, a river, and a small pond located near to the falls. Be careful with the swift water, though. It is quite strong so everyone should not carelessly get under it. As an alternative, getting in the pond is possible and enjoys bathing there. On top of that, the atmosphere feels so cold and refreshing there.
Exploring Mangku Sakti Waterfall
The first thing tourists can enjoy during a vacation in Mangku Sakti Waterfall is trekking. It is because everyone should walk for about 4 km in order to get to the site. Have no worries. The environment is comfortable and the scenery is breathtaking. This short trekking would be both fun and interesting, for sure. For those who want to avoid tiredness, they can ride a motorcycle instead. Be careful, though, as the route is a little bit slippery.
Once arriving at the site, they can see the stunning waterfall right away! The height is about 20 meters, so it becomes a wonderful object for those who love photography. Next, it has crystal clear water with rejuvenating sensation. Even the sound of the gurgling water is quite soothing. Not to mention it is surrounded by pristine and lush nature. This explains why visitors are able to enjoy such peaceful nuance and eradicate stresses in minutes. One thing, make sure to come during good weather! Otherwise, the water looks murky due to the rain.
Aside from relaxation and photography, another recommended thing to do is to take a bath on the pond or the river located near to the falls. As long as tourists do not get to the waterfall, they are safe to enjoy such activity. The water feels so refreshing, in fact! Here is the tip. Make sure to carry extra clothes before heading to the site.
- Penimbungan Waterfall
- Sembalun Rinjani Trek
- Siwa Hill
- Bosang Waterfall
How to Get There
For those coming from Mataram City, they need to take Raya Mataram – Labuan Lombok Street in order to reach Sajang Village. Once they get there, the next thing to do is to do small trekking and head to the site right away. The whole trip takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes as the distance is 97.1 km.
Where to Stay
- Rinjani Lodge
- Sembalun Agro Villa
- Rinjani Garden Inn
- Sembalun Lodge
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