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Meeting service at Lombok International Airport. Drive down to Bangsal seaport to catch a private boat to Gili Air, the most breathtaking white sandy beach for marine activities such as sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving. Some stops will be arranged at Sukarara weaving village, Sidemen Palm Sugar village and Pusuk monkey forest. Stay overnight at Hotel Villa Karang (3 stars).
Breakfast at hotel. Ride a boat back to Bangsal seaport where the van stands by for a wonderful trip to Sendang Gila rain forest to witness the highest and the most beautiful waterfall and to Senaru Village, the foothill of Rinjani Volcano. One stop will be arranged at Segenter North Lombok Sasak traditional village. Lunch will be provided at local restaurant. Stay overnight at Hotel Pondok Senaru (non star).
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Bayan ancient mosque. Set out on a long distance drive to Tetebatu Village, a cool hill resort area on the island. Enjoy the spectacular two hours rain forest hiking through a beautiful rice field scenery to explore wild animals. Stay overnight at Hotel Sujono (non star).
Breakfast at hotel. Drive down to the virgin white sandy beach of Kuta and Tanjung Aan. Visit Sade traditional Sasak village. Enjoy leisure time on the beach. Lunch will be provided en route. Stay overnight at Kuta Indah hotel (2 stars).
After having breakfast prepare for airport transfer to onward the trip to next destination. END OF JOURNEY.
With stunning beaches, amazing marine life, and the majestic Mount Rinjani, Lombok Island in the West Nusa Tenggara offers endless attractions both in & out of the water. That’s why Lombok belongs to the most favorite destinations in Indonesia. So, if you have no plan for your next holiday, it will be a great idea to visit Lombok. In fact, Lombok holidays will give you a new experience you have never felt in other places.
As we have mentioned above, Lombok Island is located in West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. If you want to have a holiday to Lombok, there are a few ways to get there.
There’re daily flights between Denpasar (Bali) and Mataram (the capital of Lombok). In Tanah Awu, Lombok International Airport is around an hour or 30 km drive south east of Mataram city. Trans Nusa, Silk Air, Lion Air, and Garuda are the airlines that fly to Lombok.
Between Padangbai (Bali) & Lembar (Lombok), Ferry travels a few times every day. Normally, the trip takes about 4 to 5 hours. You can take cars or motorbikes on the Ferry. And between Labuhan Lombok & Poto Tano, Sumbawa, Ferries travel a few times every day. Here, the trip takes about 1,5 hours.
You can use a fast boat taking you from Bali to Lombok. Serangan and Padang Bai Harbour are the departure points from Bali.
What to Do in Lombok
Here are some of the most favorite things you can do in Lombok:
When you have a tour to Lombok, you cannot miss visiting the beautiful beaches. Some of the best beaches you can visit in Lombok include Mawi, Semeti, Selong Belanak, Seger, and Tanjung Aan beaches. Those beaches have pure white sands and ridiculously blue ocean. Besides that, you can easily find photogenic spots with dreamy backdrops all over the island. Therefore, you have to prepare the best camera to capture the scenery. While Lombok is a unique island, the beaches make it more special.
In Indonesia, you can get so many types of massage. However, none is as strong as Sasaknese massage, a traditional massage from Lombok. This is based pressure points. So, if you feel brave & like a massage, you should try it.
As one of the most popular cafes in Kuta, Ashtari offers delicious foods & drinks. However, what makes it memorable is the beautiful views. In the front of the café, on the patio, you can sit & relax on the beanbags & tables. In the morning, there’s a Yoga class on the patio. But it’s a good idea to visit it in the late afternoon so that you can enjoy the sunset.
At the Rinjani Lodge, there’s an infinity pool with awesome views. If you visit the hotel and order some foods, you can enjoy this pool for free. This can also be a perfect accommodation during your Lombok tours.
As we know, Lombok is full of beaches. Some beaches are good for snorkeling. One of them is the Pink Beach. Some people also call it Tangsi Beach. Here, you’ll find wonderful coral reefs. In addition, you can do canoeing across the bay.
There’re many ways to enjoy your Lombok holiday. In fact, Lombok has many spots to enjoy beautiful views. For example, you can go to Pegasingan Hill and see beautiful fields that are colorful. The panoramic views make you want to stay there longer.
You can find many local delicacies in Lombok. Sate Rembiga belongs to the most favorite dishes from Lombok. It isa spicy beef sate, cooked slowly over a fire. Besides that, there are still many other local delicacies you should try such as Ayam Taliwang, Nasi Puyung, and Plecing.
Since Lombok has endless attractions, there are also many fun activities to do there. For example, you can consider learning about pearl farming, joining a pottery class, seeing traditional weaving, learning about Sasak culture, and many more. Anyway, make sure that you enjoy your holiday in this beautiful island.
There are many tourist attractions that make Lombok worth visiting. Below are some of the best places to visit in Lombok.
Lombok has some Gilis and the largest & most famous among them is Gili Trawangan. In fact, it offers a vibrant nightlife. There’re also many bars & restaurants around it.
This is a sheltered beach that offers crystal clear water as well as soft white sand. Besides that, this beach is very quiet as it is a hidden beach. So, it is like a small private beach. In addition to fantastic weather, it also has beautiful views such as blue water and green lush hills.
In your Lombok tour, you cannot only focus on natural attractions. More than that, there are many tourist villages that are worth visiting. One of them is Sasak Sade Village. This village has unique traditions including the marriage tradition. Women who are getting married must be kidnapped first by the men. Then, the man & woman meet before that strange tradition is in front of the Sade Love Tree. This village is also popular for its weave. So, you can learn weaving from the local people in this village.
This is a temple located 15 km from the city of Mataram. In Sasak language, lingsar means clear revelation from the God. It has 2 religious buildings that consist of Kemali and Pura.
As one of the most beautiful mosques in Indonesia, it offers comfort as if you worship in the holy land of Mecca. In addition to its history, this mosque also has its uniqueness. That’s why many Muslims visit this mosque during their holiday in Lombok.
Whether you have planned everything before or you just want to spend your vacation with Lombok last minute trip, make sure that you visit Senggigi beach. This beach will be perfect for enjoying an exotic sunset, surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, etc.
On Gili Nanggu, you can do many fun activities such as camping, kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, and diving. Moreover, there’re some other interesting places to visit near Gili Nanggu such as Gili Layar, Gili Sundak, and Gili Kedis.
Your Lombok travel should include visiting this small island. Sitting in Southwest of Lombok, this Gili is surrounded by colorful reefs and has wonderful underwater life.
For those who like climbing or hiking, Mount Rinjai is a mount you should conquer. As we know, Mount Rinjani belongs to the most popular mounts in Indonesia and reaching the mount Rinjani isa pride. Anyway, it can be one of the most challenging Lombok hikes.
This is a beautiful village in Lombok. It is no less than a dream to spend a day in this village. Some people call this village ‘Ubud of Lombok’ because of the vast terraced farmed rice fields & waterfalls. Exploring the rice fields around Mount Rinjani, visiting some beautiful waterfalls, and exploring Tetebatu Monkey Forest are some of the most exciting things to do in Tetebatu Village.
Waterfalls in Lombok are not only world class but also quiet & uncrowded. So, it is reasonable if we say that Lombok is the heaven for those love waterfalls. Some of the most recommended waterfalls to visit in Lombok include Tiu Kelep waterfall, Sendang Gile waterfall, Benang Stokel waterfall, Benang Kelambu waterfall, Tiu Teja waterfall, Mangku Sakti waterfall, Tiu Pupus waterfall, and Kerta Gangga waterfall. So, if you are interested in Lombok on waterfall, just feel free to explore those amazing waterfalls.
Rinjani trek is one of the most challenging trekking activities. So, it is a good idea to use a trekking pole as it is useful to save your knees and keep you upright through the sandy slopes. Because it is a long trek, you must take a rest when feeling tired. It is very useful to prevent injury. For your information, the trail down is dangerous enough. So, you have always be careful. And, make sure that you don’t leave any litter on the mountain. You can find many travel agents that offer different Lombok holiday packages including Rinjani trekking.
You can find so many hotels in Lombok, especially around the tourist attractions. If your main destination is Senggigi beach, there are many hotels or resorts for your accommodation. There are also western style restaurants there. In Kuta Mandalika, the hotels are commonly more affordable. However, you may need to rent a scooter because the location is a bit farther from the attractions around. Around Gili Trawangan, there are also hotels with different ranges of prices. Overall, Lombok holidays will be more enjoyable if you find a comfortable hotel to stay.