As a small beautiful tourism island, traveller can explore many place in Lombok just in a day. A whole package, from beautiful white sandy beaches, Lombok traditional village, shopping mall, even visit the wonderful landscape of the Indonesian second highest volcanoes in Mount Rinjani National Park. Lombok provide many choices for your travelling.
In west Lombok, visiting Bukit Perah in Dusun Batu Bangke, Cendi Manik, Sekotong can be an option. Especially for adventurous traveller.
Bukit Perau has a variety of destinations that can be visited in a day such as waterfall, enjoy the sunset at the top of the hill, terraces rice fields, fountains, forest orchids, and salt springs. If you need to stay longer, the camping ground are available.
Bukit Perau is is not as popular as another tourism spot in Lombok. The place are open to the public few years ago after some traveller share the photos of Bukit Perau’s panorama on social media. Soon it’s become viral and attract people to explore.
The place about 40 minutes from Lembar Harbour or less than an hour from Gerung, the main city of West Lombok regency.
Mountainous landscape of the village provide scenery Balinese style terrace rice fields and waterfalls. Just follow the village pathway to the river to find the waterfall.
From the waterfall the visitors could climb the hill to get the peak of Bukit Perau. Beautiful scenery has been waiting. If you have more times, you can enjoy the sunset and spend the night in a tent there.
“This place is like a newfound paradise,” said Jayadi, one of the local tourists.
Just few minutes from the top of the hill perau, there is an attractive forest orchid to explore.
“Tiredness to walk up there will be disappear after seeing the beauty,” said Samurdiana, one of the residents who became one of the tour guide Bukit Perau.(tih/fer/r2)