Lombok island has a natural charm as beautiful as the paradise on earth. Vacation to Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara will write dozens of unforgettable experiences. Maximize your long holiday in Lombok, Indonesia.
West Nusa Tenggara province is filled with a variety of beautiful tourist destinations. Call it Tanjung An, and Kuta Lombok Beach, unmissable 3 Gili (a small island). But apparently, Lombok also has beautiful temples and distinctive nature of the cool mountains.
Mataram has a few temples that can be visited in one day because it was not too far away. It’s Only take 15 minutes from downtown, you can come to Narmada Park. With the entrance fee of Rp 5,000, you can stroll around the former royal park. In the Narmada Park, you can also swim and traveling around temple complex.
In addition to Narmada Park, you can also visit the Suranadi temple. Temple with the background of green forest that was very quiet. Although there are few tourists passing by, but ritual still held peacefully. Do not be surprised with the monkeys who live here. There are so many monkeys, so that the “sacrifice table” was fenced off!
There are many small and big temples can be visited during in the Mataram. After satisfied traveled from temple to temple, do not miss the culinary tour. One of the famous food here is bulayak satay. Satay beef or chicken contains a spicy peanut sauce poured, eaten with rice cakes (Lontong) wrapped in coconut leaves. Delicious!
The next day, you can spending time at the beach. It took an hour to reach Kuta Lombok Beach from Mataram. The trip was not boring because there are paddy fields and trees along the way. But after close to the beach, you will feel the tempting atmosphere of the beach.
The atmosphere in the area of Kuta Lombok such a tourist village. Many cars containing foreigners pacing the main road. Most of them carrying a surfboard. But do not be afraid to surf here, there are rental services and surfing teacher that you can use.
After a satisfying surf, you can move on to the beach of “Tanjung An” and enjoy the evening there. The charm of blue water that blends with the white sand is very tempting. Complete your evening with sipping coconut iced which sold around the coast. While enjoying the beach, you can look at the local children playing football.
As a top ofholiday, visit to Gili. There are three Gili could be your choice of, “Gili Trawangan“, “Gili Air” and “Gili Meno.” Only By spending Rp 10,000 you can go to any of the three “gili” by using boat from the Port “Bangsal“. It’s just take 1 hour from Mataram to reach Bangsal.
The 3 Gili has a charm of each. Come to Gili Trawangan to experience life on the island of bells and whistles. Whereas if you want more quiet and private, you can vacation in Gili Air or Gili Meno.