Hidden in the rice fields and the hills at the foot of the Rinjani volcano you can find Benang stokel & Benang Kelambu waterfall, two beautiful waterfalls.
Like many ethnic groups in Indonesia, the Sasak people belong to the Austronesians who migrated from mainland Asia some 5,000 years BC to populate South East Asia all the way to the South Pacific Islands. Today 85% of the Lombok population is Sasak.
Lingsar Unique Temple
Lingsar Temple is sacred not only to Lombok’s Hindu community, but also for local Moslem and Wektu Telu followers. Built around 1714, Pura Lingsar was originally based on the prevailing animist beliefs of the time, and some of the original animist statues remain today. This temple has two holy shrines and is the only place on Lombok where all the religions – Hindus, Buddhists, Christians and orthodox Moslems – come together to pray for prosperity, fertility, rain, health and general success. The temple is traditionally associated with fertility, irrigation and rice. Perang Topat, is an annual festival held at Lingsar and features a ritualised war with rice cakes, which also serve as an offering to the Gods. Lingsar has spring-fed pools within the temple grounds and is home to large freshwater eels. Visitors are welcome to accompany a temple priest who will feed them hard-boiled eggs, purchased at nearby stands. Open during the day. Admission and eel feeding by donation.
Narmada Summer Palace
The complex of Pura Narmada (or Narmada Temple) was built around 1805 as a replica of Gunung Rinjani and Segara Anak, the lake within Rinjani’s crater. The name Narmada comes fro the Narmada River in India.. The pools and lake are surrounded by beautiful gardens. Check for performances of Gandrung, Gendang Belek and other traditional dances on special occasions. Located within the park is the amazing Pura Kalasa, a temple used annually for a Balinese ceremony known as Pujawali.
Sukarara – hand weaving village
Most of the women in this village work as a weaver. To maintain and preserve the culture and traditional weaving are inherited by their ancestors in the village so the women Sukarara is required to learn to weave, even from an early age children of their parents have inherited his skills and teach their daughters to weave with initial motive or the motive is very simple to more easily understood and learned by their children how to weave a good and right to get a good quality woven later. This weave job they usually do on the front porch, and this habit they still do to this day.
Raw materials they use are cotton yarn, silk, gold silk and silver silk thread. As for the dyes they use are from natural dyes such as reddish brown color of mahogany, light brown color of teak trunk, brown acid soil from seeds,dark brown color of rotting banana stems, and purple color of the mangosteen peel and wine. This makes the woven fabric or songket of Sukarara village is famous for its characteristic bright patterned songket.
Benang stokel & Benang Kelambu waterfall soft trekking
Benang Stokel, means “a Ball of thread”, is located in Aik Berik Village. Fresh and cool water falls from 20 meter high trough the steep rock face, covered by the variety of vegetations; the moss, forming lush green wall till the raft where lies small valley for bathing. The falling water seems to ply down joyfully, sliding one after another, cussing down and sounded as if boiling water. Local people believe the water has curative qualities. Facilities serve such food stalls, coffee stalls and realtor.
Lombok Pearls production
Lombok has both of pearl types: Sea cultured pearl and freshwater cultured pearl. Sea cultured pearl has higher quality and size than the freshwater cultured and of course, more expensive. The quality of pearls is judged by the reflectivity and shine of the surface. Fine pearls do not have any flaws or spots in the nacre. Lombok and Sumbawa’s seashore are a potential and pollution-free for Oyster Farm.
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My name is Ramli, most people call me Bram and i live in Tetebatu, i was born in Sembalun the Mount Rinjani National Park Area, climbing the mountain is my life and hobby now i do for work, climbing to Mount Rinjani for guiding is lovely work. I just run a small accommodation name Tetebatu Indah Homestay in quiet place, beautiful view of Mount Rinjani and rice field in small village at Tetebatu Lombok with safe, friendly and family service.