Lombok in Indonesia is one of the best kept secrets in the Asian tourism circuit. For many years, tourists have focused on Bali because it is better known but due to concerted efforts to market itself, Lombok is now gaining popularity as the ultimate vacation destination. This jewel east of Bali is ideal for every type of visitor; whether you are a nature lover, outdoor life enthusiast, watersport fan or a cultural student, there is always something to see and do in Lombok.
The tropical weather is fantastic throughout the year. If you are planning to visit Lombok, here are a few of the things to do and places to visit:
Mount Rinjani Trekking
This is the second highest mountain in Indonesia standing at 3626m above the sea level. This is a hiker’s dream with the panoramic landscape and lush green forests providing the perfect backdrop during the hike. It is a beautiful mountain to explore during the hike and at the top is a crater, which is a reward for those strong enough to go to the highest peak. This is the highlight of many tourists’ visit to Lombok and with a guided tour, you are ready to exercise both body and mind.
Enjoy a Traditional Massage
If you visit Indonesia and you fail to enjoy a traditional massage, then you are missing out a lot. In Lombok, you have various places to choose including Senggigi beach or Mangsit where the local Sasak experts will use their ancient knowledge in therapeutic cures to give an invigorating massage. This is the ideal way to unwind after a tough day trekking up the mountain or cycling round the island.
Savor Breathtaking Beaches
The breathtaking beaches in Lombok are irresistible and they present an ideal location to unwind and while away time. The soft powdery sands on these secluded beaches provide just the bed you need to relax. Among the most popular beaches are Kuta, Tanjung Aan, Senggigi, Mawun beach, Selong, Pink beach to mention a few.
Explore on Two Wheels
If you want to drink in Lombok’s sites in a convenient way, rent a bike and get moving. You will have the freedom to explore every corner as you immerse yourself into the local people’s culture. The 21 km coastal stretch from Senggigi to pemenang is a must try because it gives you a magnificent view. You can also use inner roads to catch sight of hidden waterfalls and traditional villages, mosques, and Hindu temples and much more.
Of course, there is so much more to do in Lombok; from cooking classes, festivals, water sports, learning the Sasak culture, shopping in traditional markets and many more. They are so many activities you can do here, so are you ready to explore and feel this experience while you visit Lombok ? Book and stay with us now!