Things To Do in Lombok
Want to go to Lombok? Make sure you write the best Lombok Island things to do on your list. Lombok Island is now one of the best destinations in Indonesia except for Bali and it is located near with Bali. Tourists usually visit Lombok Island after visit Bali or Java Island. We will give you the best recommendation for Lombok Island activities you can do on your holiday.
Read also : Lombok Island Travel Guide
Top 24 Things To Do In Lombok
1. Hiking Mount Rinjani
The second highest mountain in Indonesia is certainly an icon on Lombok, Mount Rinjani. The first to see is to hike this mountain. You can have the magical view of the rising sun and tropical nature of Indonesia from above Rinjani. Many tourists will do this hiking whether to prove Rinjani’s beauty or to seek the hidden paradise of Lombok.
2. See Segara Anak Lake
This lake is located in the caldera of Mount Rinjani and is given such a name because it is adapted to its color which is like blue sea (segara in Indonesia means ocean). Segara Anak should be visited when you are in Mount Rinjani.
3. Visit Kuta beach
Not only Bali has Kuta Beach. Lombok also has a beach that is named the same because it has a view equally beautiful with Kuta Beach Bali. Kuta Beach Lombok is the closest tour to the Lombok airport.
4. Playing Around at Tanjung Aan Beach
The Tanjung Aan is close to Kuta Beach. Both are charming but offer different views. At Tanjung Aan, there is a stone umbrella spot that is the target of photo hunter because of its strange shape. See the sunset in Tanjung Aan is also recommended. The view will give you different sensation than in morning or afternoon.
5. Snorkeling in Senggigi Beach
This is the most famous beach in Lombok, which is always the target of tourists who come to Lombok. It’s called as Senggigi Beach. The sea on this beach is very clean and the gradations from green to dark blue can be seen. The sand also graded from black to white sand. In order not to get bored, you can do snorkeling.
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6. Take Photos at Tanjung Bloam Beach
Next is to take photos in Tanjung Bloam Beach. Tanjung Bloam is still new, but the panorama is not inferior to other beaches on Lombok. The unique hills that stretch will always be a place to relax or take pictures in the beach.
7. Seek the Peace in Selong Belanak Beach
Selong Belanak Beach is the only one that displays a half circle form of beach. It is amazing and is a tourist attraction in Lombok that must be visited. The expanse of other islands around Lombok can be seen from above the hills in Selong Belanak. Very beautiful and magical at the same time.
8. Visit Pink Beach
You can’t miss Pink Beach however. This beach, which real name is Tangsi, now has the name of Pink Beach because there was a unique phenomenon that happened. White sand turns into pink because of coral and the shell fragments of the marine organisms, Foraminifera, that usually come into the seashore. Their red color blends perfectly with the white sand and makes it turn into pink. This Pink Beach is quite similar with the one in Komodo Island. To get this spectacular view, come at the right time from 08.00 – 16.00 WITA.
9. Surfing at Desert Point Bangko-Bangko Lombok
If you want to surf, come to Desert Point Lombok. The waves on the beach have been named the 10 ferocious in the world by the International Surfing Association. Do you feel challenged? Conquer the waves in Desert Point Bangko-Bangko Lombok.
10. Marvel at Sekotong Beach
Sekotong Beach is a virgin beach that began to introduce itself to tourists. The air here is very clean. The hills are also charming.
11. Walk Around at Mawun Beach
This beautiful beach is still relatively new. The shape of the beach lip is concave like the letter U. The sea has a gradation of light to dark blue. But even though it’s still new, some guides suggest Mawun Beach as a Lombok tourist spot that must be visited.
12. Seekin the Sunrise in Seger Beach
The fresh and very natural color gradation of water as well as the combination of hills and rocks is an extraordinary attraction at Seger Beach, one of the exotic beaches in Lombok that is a suitable place to look for sunrise in the morning.
13. See the Paradise in Paradise Beach
As the name suggests, Paradise Beach can truly reflect the stunning views of the paradise garden. The natural stretch is a shame if you just miss it. And this place would certainly be a tourist spot for Lombok to visit.
14. Visit 3 Gili: Gili Air, Gili Meno, Gili Trawangan
3 gili island tourism in Lombok is always the target of Lombok what to do and see. Even though in Lombok there are many small islands, Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan are the most visited by tourists. This favorite tour in Lombok can be used for snorkeling, swimming, diving and sunbathing. There are also complete facilities starting from hotels, restaurants, discos and cafes for you who want to stay longer in the islands.
15. Island Hopping to Gili Nanggu
Gili Nanggu is a small island with undersea beauties to explore. The recommended activities on Gili Nanggu are diving and snorkeling. Beautiful coral reefs and marine animals are ready to greet you. You can also enjoy the natural panorama and relax yourself in the beach.
16. Island Hopping to Gili Kedis
Other than the 3 gili island in Lombok, there is Gili Nanggu and now is Gili Kedis. Paradise on earth can be witnessed on Gili Kedis. The island is still quiet, similar to a private island. Gili Kedis is still natural and clean. It only takes 10 minutes to be able to surround this small island.
17. Strolling Around Sade Hamlet
If you have a tour in Lombok, this hamlet will probably on the must visited place. Cultural attractions are what foreign tourists want to see while in Indonesia, and Lombok will provide the best cultural attraction. You will see the traditions of local ancestors. The Sade tourist village is inhabited by the Sasak tribe which is an indigenous tribe in Lombok. Traditional houses are made of bamboo with alang-alang leaf roofs glued using cow dung.
18. Visit Batu Bolong
Batu Bolong Temple is often equated with Tanah Lot Temple in Bali. This temple is located on a rocky hill with a hole like the entrance. This temple was deliberately built facing the Lombok Strait and Mount Agung in Bali because it is considered sacred. Don’t forget to also visit Batu Layar near Batu Bolong.
19. Enjoy the View at Narmada Park
Narmada Park is a large park built by the King of Mataram, Lombok. This park used to be a resting place for the royal family. Now restored and opened to the public as a beautiful park in Lombok that you can visit.
20. Enjoy the Panorama in Malimbu Hill
Malimbu Hill is actually located on Senggigi Beach. If you come here the hill is the most appropriate place to enjoy Senggigi Beach with a wide angle.
21. Marvel at Benang Kelambu Waterfall
Not only the beach and gili are offered on Lombok tour but also waterfalls. Benang Kelambu Waterfall is one of the most popular in Lombok. As the name implies, the water that falls in this place is very similar to a mosquito net thread (kelambu in Indonesia). The funny thing is that in the main waterfall, the water that goes down is not directly slammed into the bottom pool but through the cracks of vines that grow thickly in the cliff wall. Nearby are coffee and chocolate plantations that can also be visited.
22. Relax at Tiu Kelep Waterfall
Tiu Kelep Waterfall is also quite unique and very popular in Lombok. One waterfall at the top descends down below, while the other patiently descends the hill wall overgrown with thick plants.
Read also : Top 15 Best Waterfalls in Lombok
23. Soak in Aik Kalak Hot Springs
Aik Kalak maybe sounds new to you. But to several tourist and locals, Aik Kalak hot spring is a favorite. They, you, can soak in the hot water which is very useful to eliminate your tiredness and heal some diseases. Local residents like to take water here to make traditional medicinal herbs which are then mixed with thick coconut milk. The scenery is also very beautiful.
24. Explore Tanjung Ringgit
Remember Uluwatu in Bali? Lombok Island also has such sights on the exotic cliffs of Tanjung Ringgit. The hills face directly to the wide ocean in front. Such a marvelous scenery in Lombok. The last best thing to do in Lombok Island is to explore Tanjung Ringgit or take any pictures to bring back home.
There are number of tourist attractions that surely make your holiday to Lombok being the best. To go to Lombok itself it is better that you join Lombok tour package. Pamitran Tours provide you variety of Lombok tour packages. And if you don’t want to be so complicated about your holiday this time, then this Lombok tour will be your right answer. Contact Pamitran Tours immediately for the best offer.