Sesaot Protected Forest

Sesaot Protected Forest
Sesaot protected forest is a forest tour of Sesaot Village, about 5 km north of Suranadi District of Narmada West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. The condition of the forest that is still very natural with the source of spring that comes from Mount Rinjani this makes Sesaot protected forest is feasible for facilities to unwind. Being in the village that the majority of the people feel from the Sasak Tribe you will be pampered with cool air and natural nuances. The Sesaot protected forest area covers an area of ​​5,999.2 hectares. An area of ​​5,935 hectares is a protected forest and the remainder includes forested areas. Of the total area, 43 percent are artificial forest while the rest are natural forests. In the midst of Sesaot is the river Aiq Nyet with large stone times. Try to swim in this river because the water is very clear and cool. The clean water of the river in Sesaot protected forest shows that the upstream water source is still quite good. Yes, the cleanliness of the Sesaot springs is very important because of the 56 springs that empty into Sesaot times. Can be imagined if the spring here is exposed to waste. According to many people, maintaining the water source Sesaot not separated from the role of villagers who participated in maintaining and planting so as to maintain the soil from erosion and landslides. It makes the land in Sesaot protected forest can save water well. Yes, this is the form of synergy between human and nature. River in protected forest Sesaot is supposedly regarded as one of the sacred river in Lombok because the water comes from Mount Rinjani which became the residence of the gods. Some even say that the water is efficacious to cure various skin diseases. Not only that, the water in this river also never dry despite the long dry season. In this river, boisterous little children who play water will become a common sight. In general, the forest is divided into 3 areas namely primary, secondary, mahogany and agroforestry. Agroforestry was developed by communities from alang-alang and logged-over secondary forests that were abandoned by the management company in 1976. The Mahogany tree in the protected forest Sesaot grows upright with old hundred-year-old durian trees. These trees can neutralize air pollution in the surrounding area. For those interested in sightseeing in Sesaot, you can set up camp in the vicinity of the location. Sesaot protected forest is also often used for outbound activities for both students and office employees. Soil contours, clear water and various trees make this location suitable for playground as well as testing team cohesiveness. No wonder if Sesaot crowded visited by tourists on weekends and long school holidays. Surrounding this forest becomes a pretty fun activity. Overwhelmed with water gurgling you will see how this forest gives life to the surrounding area. After a tired walk, you can rest while buying food provided by the sellers in tents lesehan, such as satay satay, plank kangkung, chicken taliwang, and other typical food Lombok. Well, you can prove the beauty of Sesaot by coming to one of these tourist destinations in Lombok. Guaranteed not to be disappointed. Do not forget to bring a camera to capture the beauty of the forest is touted as the lungs of Lombok. To reach this place, you can get public transport from Narmada. Travel time will not be long because Narmada and Sesaot is located nearby. While visiting Sesaot, check again your list of tourist destinations, if still leaving some attractions in Mataram, you should stay at hotels scattered in the capital. There is Bidari Hotel, Graha Ayu Hotel and Lombok Garden Hotel.

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