LOMBOK ISLAND INFORMATION
We provide an up to date Lombok Tour Information for the visitors. Lombok Island is one of the seventeen thousand islands among the Archipelago. The Government has developed it not only as adventure and leisure destination, but also as Meeting and Gathering place. Lombok is also known as Chili Island in Indonesian language Lombok means chili pepper.
Geographically, Lombok lies 8 degrees south of the equator and stretches some 80 km from west to the east. And about the same distance from north to south. It is dominated by the second highest mountain in Indonesia, Rinjani which soars to 3726 m. It has a large caldera with a Crater Lake Segara Anak, 600 meters below the rim. As well a new volcanic cone which has formed in the center. Rinjani Mountain last eruption is in 1994. The people can see this evidence in the fresh lava and yellow sulfur around the inner cone. Since a few years ago The Government has preserved it as Mount Rinjani National Park.
There are several routes the people pass through when they want to climb the top of the mountain. We recommend however Sembalun & Senaru starting point. The professional trekkers need 3 days 2 nights to climb up the peak. However we recommend 4 days 3 nights. Before set out on trekking, the people might enjoy a tremendous view of the rain forest and magnificent waterfall.
Other useful Lombok Tour Information is that vacationers may enjoy hoping islands tour around Gili Air, Meno, and Trawangan. The visitors will not only discover the turquoise beach, but also the underwater scenery of coral reef and colorful fish. There are still many other snorkel and dive sites to explore explore; namely Gili Nanggu, Gde, Sulat, and Gili Lontar beach. Dive package we offer to the visitors are dive course, fun dive, night dive, and scuba dive.
Win Surfing is other attractive marine life the visitors may enjoy. The surfers should not miss out the surfing trip in some wonderful spots in Grupuk beach and Mawun beach.
Lombok is also undoubtedly excellent place for those who adore rain forest hiking. Hilly and mountainous regions dominate numerous part of the land. Benang Stokel village, at the northern part of central Lombok & Tetebatu village with the beauty of rice terrace, cool resort, and heterogeneous rain forest is a perfect place for hiking. While the marvel of Pusuk pass in northwest Lombok attracts the travelers to do soft trekking.
In addition, the whole space of the island includes the stunning seashore is more than 4000 km square. It makes the Island not only as adventure tour destination but also as an enchanting marine resort. The roar of the waves in Mawun beach & Ekas beach attract the wind surfers to play surfing. During rainy season the wave in Mawun & Gerupuk beach attains the height of 7 meters, whereas in Ekas beach it can get to 10 meters high. When it is low tide the people can see coral reefs on the shore.
Moreover, Bangko Bangko & Tanjung Luar beach is a stunning spots to have jigging and bottom fishing. The fishermen often get barracuda and tuna fish. Visitors who could not go on trekking, surfing, and fishing, they might enjoy the leisure time in 3 small islands. They can play banana boat and canoe. Besides, they can join hoping island tour with glass bottom boat.