Gunung Rinjiani, Lombok, Indonesia
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Lombok is a popular island destination among tourists who love to spend time in the beach. It resembles Bali, but with a more rural expression from its community. Lombok is a part of the Lesser Sunda Islands located near Bali and the two places are only separated by the Lombok straight. Upon arrival at Lombok Island, there are activities awaiting you, and some are the following:

Gunung Rinjani
It is a volcano in the center of Lombok. It is surrounded by a rich forest and perfect for visitors who love hiking. Climbing up to the mountain’s top is quite an adventure as visitors pass through the rich jungle. At its crater, Segara Anak Lake and several hot springs can also be found. At the volcano’s top, the whole view of the island is truly breathtaking.

Gili Islands
These little islands are found in northwest coast of Lombok island. They are famous for various water sports and beach activities. Snorkeling is also a great activity here, as the marine life remain undisturbed.

Senggigi Beach
A resort area in Lombok where numerous bars, restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops are located. A lot of visitors are spending time here with their families, as the beach is as good as in other beaches in Indonesia. Hopping between bars and restaurants will lead you to unique delicacies and cuisine that can only be tasted in Indonesia.

It is the shopping district of Lombok. Locals also call it Chinatown since a lot of Chinese have shops here selling different merchandises. The Water Palace and Meru Purse Temple are also located here, attracting many tourists year-round. Upon arriving at Lombok, make sure to schedule your trips and your plan the destinations you want to visit. Aside from the mentioned tourist destinations above, there are still many famous places to visit in Lombok, as it is a very large island. Plan your trip carefully in order to get the best of Lombok!

One response to “Lombok”

  1. Welcome to Lombok Indonesia…

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