North & Central Lombok attractions

Volcano in North & Central Lombok

Gunung Rinjani

Lording over the northern half of Lombok, Gunung Rinjani (3726m) is Indonesia's second-tallest volcano. It's an astonishing peak, and sacred to Hindus and Sasaks who make pilgrimages to the summit and lake to leave …
Waterfall in Senaru

Air Terjun Sindang Gila

This spectacular set of falls are a 20-minute walk from Senaru via a lovely forest and hillside trail. The hardy make for the creek, edge close and then get pounded by the hard, foaming cascade that explodes over bl…
Waterfall in Senaru

Air Terjun Tiu Kelep

A further 50 minutes or so uphill from the popular Air Terjun Sindang Gila is this waterfall with a swimming hole. The track is steep and guides are recommended (100,000Rp each; negotiable). Long-tailed macaques (lo…
Village in Tetebatu


On the southeastern slopes of Gunung Rinjani east of Tetebatu, Sapit is a tiny, very relaxed village with views across to Sumbawa. Tobacco-drying open (tall red-brick buildings) loom above the beautifully lush lands…
Waterfall in Tetebatu


On the southern slopes of Rinjani, there is a waterfall which is accessible by private transport or a spectacular two-hour walk (one way) through rice fields from Tetebatu. If walking, hire a guide (about 200,000Rp)…
Village in Tetebatu


The nearest market town to Tetebatu is Kotaraja. Kotaraja is also host to a Sasak stick-fighting festival each August. The fights are both fierce and real, and end gracefully at the first sight of blood. Markets are…
Forest in Tetebatu

Taman Wisata Tetebatu

A shady 4km track leading from the main road, just north of the Tetebatu mosque, heads into this forest, where you'll find black monkeys and waterfalls – you'll need a guide, which you can arrange at your accommodat…
Waterfall in Tetebatu

Air Terjun Jukut

A steep 2km hike from the car park at the end of the access road to Gunung Rinjani National Park leads to beautiful Air Terjun Jukut, an impressive 20m drop to a deep pool surrounded by lush forest.