Place to Visit and what to see
in Lombok island.
is an idyllic, peaceful beach, offering safe swimming and snorkelling, and has reef are perfect for surfing. Upmarket
accommodations, starting from 5 star hotels to budget home
stays are available with special price and offer,
Restaurants and small cafes line the colourful main beach
road. Banks and ATM merchant, money changers are available
in central of Senggigi. Most visitors to Lombok usually
start their stay at Senggigi.
AMPENAN, The furthest west part of Matara City is the old
port town of Ampenan. The descendants of early Chines and
Arabic traders settled here in a meze of shop houses,
although trading has long since ceased, and the werehouse on
the cost and other heritage building are interesting relics
of the past. Today Ampenan has a square and esplanade
attracting particularly local people around sunset. It is
home to a fihing community. It has a selection of
Restaurant, Antique and Art Shop.
PURA LINGSAR , is sacred temple not only to Lombok 's Hindus
community, but also for local Moslem and Wetu telu follower.
the t/ 1emple was built around 1714. This temple has two
holy shrines and is the only place on Lombok where all
religions - Hindus, Buddhists, Christian and orthodox Moslem
come together to pray profanity, fertility, health and
general success. Pura Lingsar has spring-fed pools within
the temple grounds is home to large freshwater eels.
PURA NARMADA is about 25 Km from Senggigi area, was created
circa 1805 as replica of Rinjani Mountain and Segara Anak
lake. The garden at Narmada was beautiful maintained and
surround the pool and lake. Some of the pools at Narmada are
available for swimming and are popular with local people.
GILIS The three Gilis Island are one of Lombok 's most
popular tourist destinations, the islands are very relaxed
and laid-back, with countless little beachside cafes serving
up delicious food, and fresh fish grills. There are no cars
or motorbike on the Island , people either walk around, or
pick up the local transport horse cart (Cidomo). People
travel to Gili's to enjoy the relaxation, beaches,
snorkelling and diving. There are now many up market
accommodations, restaurants, bars.
SENDANG GILE & TIU KELEP WATERFALLS located at senaru
village about two hours drive from the main tourist area.
The waterfalls are amongst Lombok 's most spectacular, even
after climbing 380 vertical steps down to stand below them.
the water cascades in a steep vertical drop down the
hillside into a rocky stream below. It is popular with both
locals and tourists visiting the Mt. Rinjani National park .
PUSUK PASS is one of national park's hill top which located
in north of Mataram city and can be reach approx 30 minutes
drive from Senggigi. The pusuk pass is some 403 meters above
sea level, great spot for photographer with the best view of
panorama overlook of Gili Island , a group of grey monkeys
can be seen here.
SUKARARA VILLAGE is a weaving village where quality Ikat and
traditional cloth is display and sold. weaver work outside
many of the shops, using antiquated to painstakingly produce
works art. some of the large pieces can take several months
to weave, and collectors from around the world visit this
village to purchase the blankets, sarongs, cloths produced
here. PANJI SARI shop is the best shop to purchase the
produced, the staff will assist you to walk around the
village to see directly weaving processing.
BANYUMULEK VILLAGE , the small village is packed with shops
selling pottery product in the area, as well as from other
pottery-making village such as penujak, and Masbagik. lombok
pottery, with it's distinctive terracotta styles, has become
famous internationally and it is exported throughout the
world. The shops make great souvenir or gift to carry home,
and the shops can arrange shipping to almost any country for
large items and export.
RINJANI MOUNTAIN is one of highest mountains in Indonesia
with high peak 3726 meters is seen from anywhere in Lombok
Island . Some consider that Rinjani mountain is a sacred
place for local community (sasaknese and Balinese). it is
common to observed the ritual practices made by the people
on the lakeside or at certain places around the crater lake.
This magnificent mountain has become one of the highlights
of Lombok tourism and has long attracted visitor to climber
from both Indonesia and International tourists.
SADE & RAMBITAN are two traditional Sasak villages, located
45 Km south of Senggigi area. The traditional Sasak villages
sitting between the roadside and rice fields. there are
authentic Lumbung ( traditional houses ) here and the
villages are laid out in old-style compounds.
KUTA LOMBOK, on the south cost, is famous for its beaches
and great surfing. There is a good accommodation and
restaurants in the area. Kuta Lombok is popular with surfers
and holiday-makers seeking sun and see. Located about 50Km
south of Mataram city ot one and half hours drive from
Senggigi area. Kuta lombok has an expensively beautiful
white sand beach and is a good base for exploring the
stunningly beautiful southern coastline.
GILI NANGGU, GEDE, GENTING, three are several small islands
outside the south-west coast around Sekotong. Some of the
Island are sparsely inhabited. And all have white-sand
Beaches, peppered with coconut palm and mangroves. Both Gili
Gede and Gili Nanggu have Bungalows where you can stay.
There are great place to swim, snorkelling and relaxing. You
reach the Islands by Boat from Lembar or from nearby Tawun
to Gili Nanggu and from Pelangan to Gili Gede.