Sembalun Wild Flowers Walk – 2Days/1Night

Sembalun Wildflowers Walk – 2 Days/1 Night

A two day one night scenic and wildflower hike in Mt. Rinjani National Park

Day 1:

Led by the local guide, the first day starts early from Sembalun Village (1.156 m), winding through agricultural fields belonging to the community, the walk climbs gently up 100 m. Climb to undulating caldera rim from where there are sweeping views of Sembalun Villages. On clear days many Lombok Villages can be seen to the north with the oceal beyond. To the west is the soaring summit of Mt. Rinjani (3.726 m asl). After a couple of hours walk from Sembalun, reach the grassland area of Dandaun, home of wild animals particularly groups of wild pig, October is their breeding season. In the grrassland of Dandaun there are many cows belonging to community and there is tradition of owners calling their cows using only salt. After another hour the walk arrives at the open grassland of Kanji where various species of orchid flourish in the trees and the ground is carpeted in wild flowers. After about three hours the trail reaches our camp site at the Propok (1.600 m), is a beautiful flat valley with beautiful views of the tropical forest. At sunset and early morning, wild animals such as pigs, deer, various birds and if you are fortunate, even the rare black ebony leaf monkey may be observed here.

Day 2:

The walk returns through the forest using a different route and arrive in the afternoon at your hotel.