Lombok Island Tour and hotel Information
Lombok Island is one of some seventeen thousand islands among the Archipelago. The island has been developed as an adventure, marine, leisure, Company gathering, Meeting & Convention, and cultural tour destination. It is popular as Chili Island since Lombok itself in Indonesian language means chili pepper. Geographically Lombok lies 8 degrees south of the equator and stretches some 80 km west to the east and about the same distance north to south. It is dominated by the second highest mountain in Indonesia, Gunung Rinjani which soars to 3726 m. It has a large caldera with a Crater Lake Segara Anak, 600 m below the rim, and a new volcanic cone which has formed in the centre. Rinjani Mountain last erupted in 1994, and evidence of this can be seen in the fresh lava and yellow sulfur around the inner cone. Since a few years ago Rinjani Mountain has been preserved by the Government as Mount Rinjani National Park. There are several routes the people pass through when they want to set out on a trek and explore the mountain. We recommend however Torean, Kembang Kuning, Sembalun, and Senaru starting point. The professional mountain trekkers usually need 3 days 2 nights to climb up the peak. 4 days 3 nights is however highly recommended. The junior trekker may reach the Crater Lake in 3 days 2 nights trekking package. Before setting out on an adventurous mountain trekking, the people might be delight in a tremendous panorama of the rain forest and magnificent waterfall.
Marine activities lovers may enjoy snorkeling and diving adventure trip in Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan. You will discover the turquoise beaches with underwater scenery of red coral, blue coral reef, and colorful fishes. There are still many other snorkel and dive sites to explore on the island; namely Gili Nanggu, Gili Sulat, Gili Gde, and Gili Lontar. Dive package we offer to the tourists are dive course, fun dive, night dive, and scuba dive adventure.
Lombok Surfing adventure tour is other challenging marine activity the visitors may enjoy. The qualified wind surfers should not miss out the surfing trip in some wonderful points in Grupuk beach, Ekas, Seger, and Mawun beach.
Lombok Island is undoubtedly an excellent vacation resort for the vacationers who adore rain forest hiking along with other land and sea adventurous journey. Hilly and mountainous regions dominate numerous part of the floor of the land. Tetebaatu in the east together with all the beauty of rice terrace, hilly cool resort, and heterogenic rain forest with various wooden trees is a perfect resort for hiking. Benang Setokel and Benang Kelambu which happen to be situated at the northern part of central Lombok are yet another fantastic rain forest the people have recently discovered as the new gateway to trek up the top of mount Rinjani. The marvel of Pusuk pass preserved monkey forest, in northwest Lombok challenges the travelers with a spectacular half-day soft trekking.
In addition, Lombok Island with the whole space of much more than 4000 km square as well as the stunning seashore surrounds it make the Island not only simply as mountain trekking adventure tour destination but also additionally as a charming and enchanting vacation resort for marine pursuits tourists. The roar of the waves in Mawun beach, Seger, Gerupuk, and Ekas of south Lombok challenge the wind surfers to drive a surfboard on an adventurous wind surfing. During rainy season the wave in Mawun, Seger, and Gerupuk attain the height of roughly 6 to 7 meters, whereas in Ekas beach it can get as much as 10 meters high. It is goofy, regular, and tube. When the sea is low tide, the people can easily witness coral reefs on the shore.
Moreover, Bangko Bangko and Tanjung Luar both equally tend to be the breathtaking beaches for jigging and bottom fishing. Barracuda and tuna are the common fishes the fishermen get. Visitors in family vacation who could not join mountain trekking, surfing, fishing, and other land and sea adventure trip they might conveniently enjoy the leisure time in 3 small Island by playing banana boat, canoe, or exploring the underwater scenery by joining glass bottom boat trip.