MATAPANGANDARAN- Mount Rinjani is one of the mountains in the Lombok area which is famous for its stunning natural panorama. This mountain is known as the second highest mountain in Indonesia with an altitude of 3,736 meters above sea level. One of the tourist destinations on Mount Rinjani that presents a wide lake is Lake Segara Anak.
Segara Anak Lake is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level so that climbers who will climb Mount Rinjani will pass this lake to get to the top. The blue water of the lake like sea water makes this place named Lake Segara Anak which comes from the word Segara Anak which means child of the sea.
Tourists who want to come to this place have to walk. But the journey you take will not be felt because every road you take has a beautiful panorama. Immediately Anak Lake is also known as the highest lake in Indonesia, that is what attracts tourists to come. The people around Lake Segara are still closely related to their beliefs and traditions.
One of the beliefs that are still inherent in the community, namely, local residents believe that Dewi Anjani is the one who guards the lake at the bottom of the lake. In addition, in this area there is a milk cave in which there are many offerings from the surrounding Hindus and also a sacred tree that can grant all requests. For tourists who like fishing, don't worry because in this place fishing is allowed.
Segara Anak Lake is located in Sembalun Lawang Village, Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara. The route that must be taken to arrive at this tourist spot is a bit challenging. For tourists who start the journey from the city of Lombok, just use an angkot and aim directly to the destination.
The cost that must be spent to enter this place is very affordable, only Rp. 35,000. But unfortunately, the facilities at this tourist spot do not have complete facilities, it's just that easy access allows you to go back and forth to any nearby inn or facility you need.