Lombok is an island located east of Bali. It’s a less famous destination than other places in Indonesia which makes it an untouched beauty. There is a lot for everyone in Lombok from the spectacular marine life to some fantastic beaches, volcanos and even a waterfall. Unlike the other popular destinations, you will find less crowd here. There are two ways to reach Lombok. Lombok has flights operating from many cities in Indonesia, first. Second you can take a boat to Lombok from Bali.
Some of the places to see in Lombok are:
The Gili Islands
The Gili Islands comprises of three islands- Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. These islands are located just 20 minutes away from Lombok. If you want to do scuba diving or snorkeling, The Gili Islands are for you. Here you will find the unique Gili Meno sculptures. There are around 28 human size sculptures inside the water of Gili Meno. While you do snorkeling here you can discover the colorful underwater world and one of its kind Gili Meno sculptures.
Mount Rinjani is the second-highest volcano in Indonesia. You can trek up to the steep volcanic peaks. There is also a lake called a crater lake located on the top of Mount Rinjani offering one of the most iconic scenic views.
Senggigi- the surfer's paradise. Senggigi has one of the most popular surf spots. Due to this it attracts a lot of tourists. The other reason to visit this place is that many hotels are located here in Senggigi.
Pusuk Monkey forest
Here you will find a breathtaking mountain landscape. Because of the numerous wild monkeys present in this forest, it is also called as the monkey forest. So be careful with your bags here.
So, guys plan your visit soon to Lombok and don’t dare to miss the opportunity to explore these beautiful destinations.
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