Lombok Island is the largest island in the group of islands in NTB Province. Here there are 5 administrative districts: Mataram City, West Lombok Regency, East Lombok Regency, North Lombok Regency, and Central Lombok Regency. The island is only 5 hours away by ferry from Bali, so there is a lot of real estate in lombok.
Lombok is also called the Thousand Mosque City. The majority of residents on this island are Muslim. The mosque is very easy to find here, the distance between the mosques is almost close together. A harmonious blend of tourism and religion created Lombok to receive awards as The Worlds Best Halal and The Worlds Best Halal Honeymoon 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The small islands that surround Lombok Island are called the Gilis. There are 3 Gilis which are favored by tourists for snorkeling, diving and fishing activities including Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno. Not only the three Gilis, the other Gilis that are currently in the group of islands also have a really beautiful attraction.
Lombok Island does not save a lot of interesting tourist attraction. Starting from nature, culture, to religion. The following locations – tourist locations that can be selected:
- Gili Trawangan
Gili Trawangan is one of the islands located in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. The island is included in between the islands in the village of Gili Indah which has a super beautiful underwater beauty of the sea. Traveling to Gili Trawangan, we can not only see the beauty of coral reefs and their colorful fish, but also their natural phenomena.
Gili Trawangan has a place to watch a very beautiful sunset, namely the West Coast of Gili Trawangan. This beach is not infrequently visited by tourists who want to see the sun returning to the contest. With the background of Mount Agung, the sky which was previously clean blue, slowly turns reddish yellow.
- Mount Rinjani
One of the main attractions of Mount Rinjani National Park is Lake Segara Anak, which is at an elevation of 2,010 meters above sea level. Lake Segara Anak is located on several Rinjani Mountains whose height reaches 3,726 meters above sea level. Danau Segar Anak, a 1,100-hectare lake that is on the top of Mount Rinjani is a favorite place for climbers. The water that flows from this lake makes up the most beautiful waterfall, flowing through steep ravines. The beauty of this lake of Fresh Children that creates fatigue during climbing seems to be paid off.
Senggigi is a beach area which is the favorite of tourists. Relaxing and feeling the truly charming natural panorama is indeed the goal of all travelers here. The location is 10 kilometers from the city of Mataram. If taken from Lombok International Airport this location can be taken in about an hour. The tourism area of Senggigi has been introduced since 1980 and has become an icon of tourism in NTB. At present, dozens of hotels ranging from 3 to 5 star study rooms throng the area from south to north.
- Sade Customary Village
This village is a traditional Sasak tribe. Rows of traditional houses created from ancient materials and traditional rice barns can be seen here. The location of this village is on the edge of the highway leading to Kuta.
- Tete Batu
Tete Batu is a village in the district of Sikut District, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. One of the attractions of the beauty of the scenery at the foot of Mount Rinjani is in the village of Tete Batu which has panoramic views of the mountains and rice fields. Because of its beauty, Tete Batu was made a tourist village by the East Lombok Government.
Tete Batu has a contour arrangement like an elongated canyon. Aesthetic views of the canyon formed by lush green rice fields. This is the charm of Tete Batu that makes not a few tourists flock to visit there. To reach the Tete Batu Tourism Village in the hills, there are two options to achieve this, namely by chartering a car or taking public transportation. Riding public transportation is more challenging and very popular with backpackers. For trips using public transportation, one that needs to be done is to go to the bus terminal in Mataram.
- Nipah Beach
The beauty of Senggigi Beach in Lombok is indeed worldwide. But, not far from this beach, there is a beach that is no less aesthetic than the Lombok icon. It’s called Nipah Beach. The stretch of white sand and blue sea water is a view that you will enjoy when you go to Nipah Beach. It is located next to the northern element of West Lombok. From Senggigi Beach, the journey to Nipah Beach takes about 20 minutes. A smooth asphalt road with a view of green hills becomes a loyal partner on the way to Nipah Beach. The winding and up-and-down contours of the road create a trip leading to the beach into a rather exciting adventure. Entering the beach area, you will be presented with views of fishing boats lined up to fill the shore. The crashing waves and the roar of the wind become the natural cradle of the welcome arrivals. The beauty of Nipah Beach can also be seen from above. The beautiful curve of the beach is very suitable for photography enthusiasts. From here, it becomes the right location for you to capture the traffic with the beauty of Nipah Beach.