Here Are 7 Things You Must Try in Lombok, Indonesia

things to do in Lombok

Lombok is a favorite destination for every traveler. There are earthen, exotic beaches, and a cool underwater beauty. If you want to traveling to Lombok, the 7 things you must do the following.

Charm of Lombok, NTB, has captured the heart of every traveler. Not less than Bali, Lombok has a natural beauty and underwater white sand teasing. Not only the domestic traveler only, the travelers from overseas have also agreed to the charming beauty of Lombok.

Here are 7 things you must do when visiting Lombok:

1. Visit the three Gili

There are three small islands or dyke famous in Lombok, the Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno. The third island, located adjacent to and easy to visit.

The third dyke is worth mentioning as a paradise for divers. Underwater beauty will steal your heart. Clear water and rich marine life, making diving a mandatory agenda of activities in the bund. Not just under the water, the beach was very tempting dyke. White sand makes you comfortable to spend time on the beach.

Uniquely, in the third dyke is free from pollution. Motor vehicles are prohibited on the three small islands. So, you will get more comfort in the form of fresh air every day. Accommodations are complete and also very friendly community you’ll meet in this place, you will be guaranteed a vacation to settle there.

2. Spend the night in Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan Sunset, Credit image: yeowatzup

If you are a fan of late-night parties, Gili Trawangan is the place. Precisely in Central or commonly called Art Market on Gili Trawangan, there are bars and cafes are open throughout the night.

Lined bar and frenetic music ready to juggle your evening into a festive Gili Trawangan. All tourists, both from within and outside the country to be one in this place for partying. Interested?

3. Riding cidomo

Cidomo a traditional transportation Lombok. Almost the same as in West Sumatra gig or carriage in Yogya, cidomo is a horse-drawn carts. Uniquely, the wheel is used by cidomo wheels. There sensation while riding this vehicle.

You can find cidomo in every area in Lombok. In the three Gili, Gili Trawangan, Meno and Air, these vehicles became the main transport in the small islands. Up cidomo will provide an unforgettable experience. You will explore the corners of Lombok are beautiful with the horse-drawn carriage. Do not forget to prepare the camera for aiming interesting places.

4. Relax in Senggigi Beach

Sengigi beach sunset, Credit image: Kaniasar23

Want to feel the white sand with a natural ambience? Come to Senggigi Beach. This beach is located on the west coast of the island of Lombok, just about 12 km from the city of Mataram.

This beach has stolen the hearts of the traveler who has visited there. This beach has clean white sand. The waves were calm, plus a sloping beaches will spoil you. Dusk in Senggigi Beach is famous for its beauty, there is a golden light in the sky is no limit. There is a wide range of accommodation and other facilities that will make you comfortable during their stay on this beach.

Senggigi Beach is also a paradise for photographers. Beautiful beaches will tempt anyone, be it tourists at home and abroad.

5. Be romantic in Gili Nanggu


For the newlyweds or lovers, Gili Nanggu is a place that must be visited. This small island is located in West Lombok, or about 1 hour trip to the southern part of Pelabuhan Lembar.

8 acres of the island, has a resort complete with a traditional style with thatched roof. Although impressed by the raditional, is very comfortable and the inn became attractive as a place of reference for honeymooners. This island is not too crowded and there is a calm atmosphere along time.

Gili Nanggu also has a captivating charm of natural beauty. Walk along the white sandy beaches with friends, enjoy the waves, and stared at the sea of ​​blue. Not only that, you can also snorkel to enjoy the underwater natural wealth. See funny fish and colorful coral reefs as a couple would be very nice.

6. Enjoy the beauty of Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani, Credit Image: César González Palomo

Mount Rinjani National Park has the perfect beauty. The highest point in Lombok is an ideal place for all nature lovers. Yes, there is nature’s perfect there.

The beauty of Mount Rinjani National Park in the form of Lake Segara Anak, green landscapes and vast caldera. You can also go to the summit of Mount Rinjani to see one of the prettiest sights in Indonesia. From its peak, you can see the summit of Mount Agung in Bali, as well as Mount Tambora in Sumba. White clouds also seemed to be within grasp.

7. Shopping for souvenirs in Mataram

Handmade souvenirs, credit image: Anton Diaz

Before leaving, do not forget to stop by to Mataram for souvenir shopping. In addition to more kinds of goods, you can also get a cheaper price there.

There are many places selling souvenirs to choose from, one of which is the market Mataram. Log in and find a variety of ikat or songket typical NTB. Suitable for gifts by relatives in his hometown.

That’s seven things you must do in Lombok. In addition, there are other exciting activities such as culinary menyicipi taliwang Lombok is a delicious chicken and rent a bike to combed the white sandy beaches in every corner of Lombok.

Visit Lombok and enjoy its charm!

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