Batu Dulang Village in Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province
It is a known fact that Sumbawa Regency has lots of natural attractions including beaches, islands, hills, etc. Still, tourists should not overlook the presence of beautiful villages in that region. That means they are able to explore local villages and enjoy their beauty during the visit! So, where is it? One of the best destinations is Batu Dulang Village. It belongs to Batu Lanteh Sub-District and resides near to the famous vacation spot Olet Sangenges. The good thing is the village resides on a highland, so tourists can see stunning panoramas when heading to the location.
For the information, Batu Dulang Village is located on 640 meters above the sea level. Have no worries. Tourists can easily reach it from the downtown or Sumbawa Besar City. Also, the village features amazing nature including the majestic tropical forest. The locals even have built several viewing posts on the tree. That means tourists can climb those posts and witness better views from up there. When it comes to the nuance, the village offers a rural atmosphere and warm ambiance. Thanks to the presence of friendly villagers.
Exploring Batu Dulang Village
The first allure in Batu Dulang Village is none other than the refreshing ambiance. It is because the village resides on a highland and features various types of plants. Not to mention the tropical rainforest welcomes everyone there. With this natural beauty, visitors can enjoy both exploration and relaxation. Usually, these people come early in the morning in order to feel the best atmosphere and avoid the big number of visitors. This way, tourists are able to relax and get rid of stresses in nature.
Aside from relaxation, people visit Batu Dulang Village in order to enjoy ecotourism. That means they may explore the village and witness its potential. The fact is the local settlement has several farms that cultivate various crops including candlenuts and coffees. Not to mention visitors are able to enjoy the pure rural nuance during the exploration. Later, while resting, they can try the famous herbal drinks offered by the locals! Sometimes, villagers give these drinks freely to tourists. However, it is likely visitors need to pay some money in order to get those.
Another allure that tourists can find in Batu Dulang Village is the quality honey. The sweet taste and beautiful texture of the honey are indeed mouthwatering! Plus, the locals conduct the production process in a hygienic way. Not to mention the package is neat! The only consideration is related to the price, which is more expensive than regular honey out there.
- Batu Bulan Dam
- Telkan Waterfall
- Semongkat Tourist Site
How to Get There
From Jakarta City (Soekarno – Hatta International Airport), tourists may spend about 4 hours and 5 minutes to reach Sumbawa Regency (Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport). Once they arrive at Sumbawa Besar City. The next destination would be Batu Dulang Village at Batu Lanteh Sub-District. This trip may take around 44 minutes, as the distance is 27.1 km. It can be faster, though, if they take Semongkat Street.
Where to Stay
- Dewi Hotel