4 Beautiful Places To Visit In Lombok
Looking for ideas for adventure beyond Bali? if so, you might need to consider Lombok Island as your next destination. There are a lot of attractions available on the Island from Rinjani Mountain, tropical beaches, and many more.
Lombok Island is only a ferry ride away on the east of Bali, if you want to get away from the busy Bali and go somewhere a little less commercialized then Lombok is a great choice to start.
Here are the best attractions to explore in Lombok:
1. Bukit Pergasingan
Bukit Pergasingan is one of the main bucket list when it comes to Lombok, it is a hill located in Simbalun Village that sits at around 1,700 meters above sea level. From here, we can see a glimpse of a far-stretching view with the majestic Mount Rinjani. The rice paddy fields lying below complimentary next to each other makes them scintillating.
If you don’t want to hike all the way up Mount Rinjani then consider a trek to Bukit Pergasingan can be an ideal choice.
2. Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall
Lombok is also known for its amazing waterfalls, and Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep are amongst popular destinations. Both are located in Senaru, an area that sits at the foot of Mount Rinjani. The location is in the north of the island and can be reached around a 2.5-hour drive from the Lombok capital of Mataram. The trek out to the waterfall takes around 45 minutes, these are reachable by nature trails through the lush and scenic rainforests.
Location: Senaru, Bayan, North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara
3. Explore Kuta Lombok
One of the best spots to enjoy the sunset in Lombok would be Kuta Lombok. Let's not be confused with the famous Kuta in Bali. Kuta Lombok is smaller and less crowded compared to Kuta Bali. The location is white sand and turquoise waters, surrounded by hilly terrain.
Get to Kuta Lombok
Kuta is located on the south coast and the best way to explore Kuta is to rent a motorbike or. a car. It takes around a 90-minute drive from Senggigi.
4. Selong Belanak
Selong Belanak Beach is located on the southern coast of Lombok and is one of the best beaches on the island. This is an ideal place to relax or do water sport activities like swimming or surfing. You will find some local stalls that back on to the beach and you can buy fresh coconut, mineral water, or noodle here.
That's all, we hope this article has given you ideas of things to do in Lombok.
- August 11, 2020