Guide before visiting Lombok island : Author just wrote this article to provide guidance for travelers who will certainly need information about the place they will visit, in this case of course a guide for anyone who is planning to vacation to this small island which is located in the province of West Nusa Tenggara . Keep reading because this paper will help a lot later if you are really going to travel to this place, There are some guidelines that we must convey so that later on your holiday to Lombok will be much more memorable and fun.
Where is the Airport in Lombok located ?
Lombok International Airport or better known as LIA is located in the Central Lombok area of the Praya city , The nearest tourist area of the airport in Lombok is Kuta beach tourist area. Can be accessed approximately 20 minutes from the airport, LIA is a new airport operating on the island. Because before the Lombok International Airport was inaugurated, the old airport was in the area of Rembiga – Mataram which is currently in use as a flight school.
So usually when you will book a flight ticket, some systems from the airline service providers still write Mataram (Capital of West Nusa Tenggara) as a destination to land upon arrival on this island. Mataram city is approximately 65 Km. From this airport, which can be taken within approximately one hour drive by taxi or Damri transport located at the Airport. So you do not have to worry about transportation problems, if you want to order airport pickup service “our team is also ready how to help”
Place of interest in Lombok
Lombok has many tourist attractions that can be visited, from historical tourist sites, culture, beach tourism, culinary tours, mountain climbing, waterfalls, surfing, nature tourism and so forth. For more details “here we describe for you guys who are curious and want to come to visit Lombok”.
1. Lombok Nature Tourist Spots
For Nature Tour in Lombok the travelers can visit so many popular recreation places that exist in this place such as Waterfall like: Sendang Gile Waterfall, Tiu Kelep Waterfall, Benang setukel, Benang Kelambu and others. Then climb Mount. Rinjani tour which is the highest mountain number 2. in Indonesia, visit the protected forest of Baun Pusuk while seeing the hordes of monkeys easy to be found along the road, Nature tourism of Suranadi And many more natural attractions in Lombok that can be Explore when you are already here.
2. A historical tourist site of Lombok
There are many historical sites that can be found on this island, from the time of the kingdom to the Dutch heritage. For the legacy of the kingdom you can visit Pura Lingsar, Pura Mayura, Narmada Park and of course you can also visit the Museum of West Nusa Tenggara located in the city of Mataram. As for the Dutch heritage, the traveler can visit the old town of Ampenan which part of the Dutch model building can be found there. Even the former port docks of Dutch heritage can also be found on the beach of Ampenan, which is known as Boom beach.
3. Beach tourist spot Lombok
Coastal tourism in Lombok : Talk of coastal issues, of course what we imagine is beautiful scenery, cool beach breeze, blue water and perfect photography spots. Well … all can be find on this island, because Lombok is surrounded by very beautiful beaches. Which is almost everything can be used as photo spots in Lombok which is really amazing, white sand grains, green mountains and also the natural wealth under the sea that you can hunt the beauty by snorkeling or diving. Everything you can enjoy on the island that known as island with friendly people.
4. Enjoy the Sunset in Lombok
There are several places where you can enjoy the beauty of sunset in Lombok, usually located on the western shore of beaches such as: Senggigi Beach, Malimbu Hill, Pura Batu Bolong, And part of the western edge of some small islands known as Gili.
5. LombokShopping Tour
Going home without a souvenir will make the holiday certainly less memorable, There are several popular places to shop in this island if just wanted to buy or interested to see some works from the of skilled hands of residents on this island. For example, such as Sukarare Village located in the Praya area, That is a village where almost 75% of the population live as weavers. This village is very famous for woven fabulously, Making woven of Lombok typical sarong, and a variety of typical indigenous fashion for the natives in this place known as the Sasak tribe.
In addition to known by the woven , you can also buy various types of jewelry made from Original Pearl. You can also see the work of pottery and can be found in the village of Banyumulek or in the village of Penujak, especially for a variety of jewelry or a lombok typical T-shirt (a place that provides variety by) with various motives of interest then there are many places that can you visit. As for some places we recommend such as : Gandrung Lombok, Sasaku, Lombok Exotic and some other places. Guaranteed traveler will be busy looking for interesting souvenirs to take home.
To buy other needs there are several major shopping centers located in the city of Mataram such as: Mataram Mall, Lombok Epicentrum and Lombok City Center, And many supermarkets and mini market also of course. Alfamart and Indomart also exist in almost all crowded places, ATM machines and others will certainly facilitate all financial affairs.
6. Lombok Culinary
There are several places of Culinary Tour Lombok which sells a variety of cuisine on this island like Sate Bulayak are found in the area of Narmada, Taliwang, Beberuk or pelecing kangkung which can be ordered at restaurant s, Then for you guys who likes extream spicy cuisine then you can Try one of the special dishes called Nasi Balap Puyung (The location is in Puyung – Lombok Tengah). This rice is very spicy, Side dish consists of very spicy Chicken, Stir-fried beans and abon sprinkles. If you prefer a typical Indonesian cuisine then can find it easily in the restaurant or hotel where you stay.
7. Hotel / Akomodation di Lombok :
For hotels or accommodation in Lombok there will be many options that will make you confused choosing it, All accommodation selling their respective advantages. There are those with beautiful views of the beach, comfortable room options with various classes, small hotels to five star hotels in Lombok. Everything can be determined according to budget for your vacation to this place, Almost all the tourist attractions are ready with accommodation that is ready to pamper the guests who will stay at their place, So you do not need to worry not to get a place to stay even in the peak season, Special for high season period should book early is highly recommended.
8. Lombok Transport :
Special for travelers there are some transport that can be used such as Taxi service at the Airport, Or order it through our tour services for your comfort in traveling. Both individual and for groups with large numbers
9. Tradisional tourist spots of Lombok :
Some places that you can visit to know more about traditional Lombok tradition such as: Sade traditional village (where you can see typical house of indigenous tribe of Sasak) Ende village (same as Sade village), traditional market Kebon roek (Market that live until afternoon where the Local residents do the buying and selling process), Setanggor Village is a place where you can enjoy the true way of life of Lombok people. And many more other cool sights.
We (Putri Mandiri Tour Lombok) summarize some packaged of tour packages into several options, From Lombok one day tour package, Lombok 2 days 1 night tour package, Lombok Tour Package 3 days 2 nights, 4 Days 3 Night or for longer duration . Easily just consult first if you want to find the best tour packages in Lombok according to your wishes as a costumer, our team will be ready to help in providing the best travel package option in Lombok. With our experience of nearly decades wrestle in the world of special tours in this region in serving the costumer for their satisfaction in enjoying the beauty of this island
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