Local tour is taking a walk around Sembalun village with one of our experienced guides. It’s your chance to learn about local culture and tradition, and meet many local people. Choose one or combine several of our local tours to enrich your holiday experience.
Half day tour
Destinations include black smith, traditionalmarket, and handweaving. This tour includes a coffee break at the handweaving.
Full day tour
Destinations include Black smith, traditional market, handweaving, traditional houses, bamboo garden, Selong Hill, local farms and rice fields. This tour includes a light lunch at the traditional houses.
For a truly unique experience you can request to visit the traditional music in the evening, please allow a days notice for this special tour so our local musicians can prepare for your arrival!
The Sembalun black smith uses ancient traditional methods to make tools for farming and gardening.
Local women weave fabric thread by thread using a traditional loom.
The finished scarves and sarongs can take up to three weeks to complete.
Proceeds from the sale of the weaving go to directly to the women who do the work.
If you wish you can buy some local food to sample. Experience the
exciting bartering system between buyers and sellers. Stop here for
a while to watch food being prepared using local ingredients and
its many uses, and why it is so important to Sembalun people.
Each fenced section belongs to a local family.
See the site of the first houses of Sembalun and learn the
local history of the sembalun village came to be what it is today.
You may enter the housesand learn how they were
originally constructed, and the reasons why.
Sembalun’s main industry is farming and the land is managed using traditional
methods. A walk through the farms and rice fields is picturesque and
atmospheric. Meet with friendly local farmers and learn about traditional farming.
If you want you can try your hand at picking, planting or cutting rice, depending
on the season.
approximately100m above sea level where you can
see the beautiful view of Sembalun village and Mount Rinjani.
This is truly and experience to remember, watch andlisten local
musicians play traditional instruments together and if you wish you can
learn to play along with them. The unique sound is a delight to the
If you wish to design you own local tour with us, its easy, just tell us which destinations you want to visit!