Best Things To Do in Lombok
Lombok is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. There are many tourist attractions in Lombok which makes tourists impressed with its beauty. You need to make a good travel plan so you don’t miss every inch of the beauty of Lombok. You don’t need to worry, we have a recommendation for activities which you can do during your vacation in Lombok.
Climb the majestic Mount Rinjani
Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia, which has been a favorite destination for a long time under many tourists who travel to Lombok. The mountain which stands firmly and dominates the view of East Lombok is located in the beautiful and rich Mount Rinjani National Park area with many attractive natural attractions. With its challenging and varied terrain, Mount Rinjani is one of the most popular mountains to visit. Novice climbers can start climbing from Sembulan Lawang which offers an amazing view over the savanna. You can also stop at Lake Segara Anak which has crystal clear water and an amazing view over the lake which give you the feeling that you are living in a fairytale world.
Refresh your mind at Sendang Gile and Tiu Kilep waterfalls
The most famous waterfalls in Lombok are Sendang Gile and Tiu Kilep, whose water merges in one stream. The two waterfalls are located nearby each other and are located in the middle of the lush forest under the foot of Mount Rinjani. Get ready to be welcomed by cool air and natural green scenery. Along the road leading to the two waterfalls, you will be rewarded with a view of a dense protected forest, the majority of which is covered by tropical plants. Blowing mist fills the surrounding area of the valley, the beauty of the water falling from the cliff and the track to reach it is like going through the forest with a cool river flow, past the cave and also a unique bridge on the cliff will make the spirit of adventure definitely challenged.
Try the delicious Ayam Taliwang
One of the specialties of Lombok which is very loved and has been known to various parts of Indonesia is Ayam Taliwang. The combination of savory chicken and wide variety of spices is the reason why this dish is so popular. Ayam Taliwang will be more delicious when made by using native chickens that are still around two months old. This young chicken will give a soft, savory taste, and very spoil the tongue. Ayam Taliwang becomes more delicious if served with water spinach. If you visit Lombok, put Ayam Taliwang on your list of priorities that you should try.
Relax on the edge of Senggigi Beach
Senggigi Beach in West Lombok holds one of the best coastal landscape views in Indonesia, which is a pity to be missed by anyone visiting Lombok. Senggigi Beach has a long coastline with clean sand so it is a suitable place to relax and enjoy the view over the sea. At some points there are also trees that grow quite lush which is suitable for family picnic activities. You can also swim or just soak on the beach, because Senggigi Beach has a shape like a bay with small waves and calm water.
Enjoy the underwater world of Gili Trawangan
Gili Trawangan is a small island in Lombok that offers beauty due to its extraordinary exoticism to the sea and culture. Located on the west side of the island of Lombok, lined with two other islands starting from Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno. The small islands are like the golden eggs of Lombok which are a popular tourist destinations in the region. You can observe the natural beauty of the underwater, because it’s filled with natural coral reefs, fish and also the life of the increasingly rare sea turtles adorn the underwater scenery. Because of those reasons, the Gili’s are perfect dive and snorkel destinations.