Are you planning or currently in Lombok? Sendang Gile Waterfall can be one of your vacation destinations here.
Lombok is now one of the prima donna tourist destinations for Indonesian and foreign tourists besides Bali.
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Lombok turns out to also offer natural tourist attractions in the form of hidden waterfall cool and charming. This waterfall is Sendang Gile Waterfall. The sound of the gurgling water and the cool splashes of the water are truly an experience for anyone who visits there.
Location and Access to Sendang Gile Waterfall
If you visit Lombok, don't forget to take the time to visit Sendang Gile Waterfall. This waterfall is located in the Bayan District area. Administratively, this tourist attraction is located in the North Lombok Regency. The waterfall that flows there comes from the Rinjani spring.
In Bayan District, in fact you can not only travel to Sendang Gile because there are also several other tourist objects such as the village of Lombok's typical cloth craftsmen, climbing post Mount Rinjani, and the historic Bayan Ancient Mosque.
From downtown Mataram, the travel time is approximately 3 hours using a motorized vehicle with a distance of about 60 km. If you use public transportation, you can only get to the Bayan area and you must continue the journey using taxibike to Senaru.
Next, you will pass hundreds of stairs, which is about 500 steps. To be able to enjoy the beauty of this waterfall, you must pay an entrance ticket of IDR 5 thousand per person.
Walking to the location of this waterfall is quite tiring. But the roar of the waterfall that can be heard from a distance is wrapped in the beauty of the all-green panorama. This will make the feeling of tired during walking be paid off.
This waterfall has a height of approximately 30 meters at an altitude of 600 meters above sea level. The flow of the waterfall bursts from the top of a high cliff and immediately falls into the river at the bottom. The visitors can freely swim or play water in this cool and cool waterfall.
Based on a story that developed in the local community, the name Sendang Gile started because this waterfall was discovered accidentally by a resident who was chasing a mad lion that often disturbed their village.
Then the lion ran into the forest, where this waterfall is located. The local people named the mad lion as Sengang Gile.
But the pronunciation of Sengang changed to Sendang so that this waterfall was also named as Sendang Gile Waterfall.
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Activities You Can Do Here
There is a unique sensation that you will feel when playing in the water or swimming in the Sendang Gile waterfall. You can try to stay under the waterfall and then feel the water fall.
At first it was a bit painful. But over time you will feel like you are getting a free massage after a tiring journey.
In the midst of the surrounding community, there is a myth about this waterfall which believes that the waterfall has magical elements. According to local people, people who wash their faces in this waterfall will look easier than their actual age, so it is natural that until now the waterfall is visited by many tourists.
How, you are curious and want to prove it yourself there?