Bukit Pergasingan (1.700 Masl) is unique landscape located at North of Sembalun Village (1.156 Masl). This hill is a paradise for photographer to capture the stunning natural scenery, rice-field, the foggy Sembalun village is enhanced by the view of Mount Rinjani. This hill is also the best spot for Milky Way photo shoot.
Our driver will pick you up at your hotel by 12:00* at noon (After lunch), drive to Sembalun Village +- 3 hours drive trough north coast. Arrive at Sembalun Village, meet the guide and porter, trekking briefing and start trekking by 3 pm. You need extra energy for the first hour of trekking, It’s 60o steep to the half way of the hill. Take slow walk while enjoying beautiful rice-field at the bottom of the valley and Great Rinjani Mountain at the West. 2nd half is not too hard as 1st half, nice view will distract you.
After 2 – 2,5 Hours trek, you will arrive at the base camp, Porter will prepare your tent and dinner while you enjoying the sunset just beside Mountain Rinjani with a hot coffee and tea in your hand. Dinner will be served after sunset then take a rest/free time (Milky way photo shoot is perfect from here on Dark moon).
Next morning by 5:30 am, guide will wake you up and get ready to the east side of the hill for sunrise. Sunrise point is just about 30 minutes walk from the best camp, you can see beautiful sunrise with beautiful view of Gili Lampu & Gili Sulat at off shore of East Lombok, other hill at opposite the valley and east site of Sembalun Valley rice-field. Panoramic Photo is perfect to taken from here. After sunrise, back to base camp for breakfast. Take more photos on brighter situation then leave the base camp back to Sembalun by 9:30 am.
1.5 Hours downhill, you will arrive by 11:00 and driver is stand by to bring you back to your next destination in Lombok.
Minimum 2 Persons
Private Deluxe Package USD 190/Person
Private Standard Package USD 150/Person