Mantun Hill in Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province
Trekking and sightseeing become a great combination when it comes to a vacation. To get the best experience, though, tourists must find the right place to conduct those activities. In Sumbawa Regency, for example, there is Mantun Hill! This beautiful highland is located in Mantun Village and belongs to Maluk Sub-District. The beauty of the hill is one thing. It is because tourists can enjoy trekking and reach the top of the hill for the best view! Plus, visitors love to come to the hill in the morning for its refreshing atmosphere.
During trekking in Mantun Hill, tourists may feel the comfy atmosphere right away. The refreshing air and breezy wind satisfy everyone. Next, the hill is covered by green trees and fertile plants. The locals even have built wooden bridge and sightseeing post on it! Tourists can safely reach that spot in order to get better views, therefore. Still, the best feature is none other than the view of Maluk Beach seen on the horizon. The hill faces the beach directly, after all. What about the trekking route? Well, it is considered moderate so both professional and beginners can enjoy the activity in a comfortable manner.
Exploring Mantun Hill
Trekking becomes the best thing to do in Mantun Hill, without a doubt. The purpose is either to enjoy the challenge or witness the fabulous views of nature up there. Tourists can choose different spots or destinations, though. Still, the most popular one is the star-shaped wooden viewing post. That spot also features a wooden bridge, which is a little bit challenging to those who are afraid of height.
Aside from trekking, people come to Mantun Hill in order to enjoy photography. All parts of the hill become a great object for photography after all. The strategic location and easy trekking route even help them to reach some great spots to collect photos. As for the best time, though, tourists should not miss the dusk. The reason is the hill features a perfect sunset in the afternoon! Have no worries. Those who forget to carry a camera can simply enjoy relaxation on the site. The breezy refreshing wind helps them to relax and get rid of stresses, for sure.
Once arriving at the top of Mantun Hill, tourists are able to see the view of stunning Maluk Beach! The blue sea looks amazing from up there. Not to mention the white shoreline looks exotic from the viewing spot! This provides more objects to capture while enjoying photography, no?
- Skydiving Center
- Maluk Beach
- Benete Beach
How to Get There
Tourists’ main destination is definitely Sumbawa Regency (Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport). From Jakarta City (Soekarno – Hatta International Airport), the flight may take about 4 hours or more actually. Once tourists arrive at Sumbawa Besar City, their next destination is Mantun Village at Maluk Sub-District where the hill resides. The distance is 144 km, so this trip takes approximately 3 hours and 8 minutes. It can be done faster if they take Lintas Sumbawa Street. Lastly, they should conduct a short trekking in order to reach the top of the hill.
Where to Stay
- Dreamtime Homestay
- Kiwi Hotel
- Trophy Hotel