Lombok Island is so popular for beautiful beaches and the diversity of marine life. In fact, Lombok is now increasingly recognized by tourists, thanks to new tourist destinations which are well-managed by residents and local government. There are so many destinations on this island in almost 4,800 square kilometers offer you with stunning natural scenery and those destinations attract many tourists who wondering those places. When you are traveling in Lombok, ensure that you should not waste the opportunity to visit beautiful attractions here. So, plan your holiday in Lombok Island Tourism.
Mount Rinjani National Park
In an area with 40,000 hectares, this is the second highest volcano in Indonesia. There are two hiking trails to reach the mountain with an altitude of around 3,762 meters above sea level. You are able to choose Senaru track in North side of Lombok or Sembalun in the east side of Lombok. Mount Rinjani offers you with an incredible view which is a favorite of tourists. Starting from the slope to its highest peak, namely Puncak Dewi Anjani. If Semeru has Ranu Kumbolo, then Rinjani has Segara Anak. You are able to visit a natural hot spring which located not too far away from Segara Anak.
The name of Segara Anak should be already familiar, especially for climbers on Mount Rinjani. This place is a favorite spot among tourists who want to spend the night while climbing. Vulcano lake with a depth of 230 meters was once an eruption crater from that flooded until it turned into a lake. Segara Anak has very beautiful sea blue water 2000 meters above sea level. Around this lake, you are able to see the panorama of Mount Barujari which is often referred as “the mountain on the mountain: Barujari still a part of Rinjani mount and it is still active today. At least, you have to go there once in your lifetime.
One of the best spots to admire in Rinjani and you do not have to climb to the top is Pergasingan Hill. This hill located to the east of Rinjani which is so popular among climbers and tourists as well. Pergasingan Hill precisely located in Sembalun on the east side of Lombok. To get there, you have to travel around 4 hours from Mataram. The tracking trail is not too difficult since you will be guided with hundreds of steps leading up to the hill. Besides taking pictures with a magnificent background here, you are also able to watch the beautiful sunrise here.
Senggigi Beach is a great icon here where attracts so many visitors. This 10-kilometer white sand beach formed a bay and located close to Mataram City. It takes around 40-minutes driving and you can enjoy exciting activities that you always can do here. On Senggigi Beach, you are able to play around with sand, swim, enjoying beautiful sunset and snorkel in order to see a stunning view of the underwater coral. Do not forget to taste local cuisine or dish here, such as Taliwang Kitchen.
Gili Trawangan is a place that you should not miss. This is a small island around Lombok which is often called as “Gili T” offers you with stunning sea view. You are able to take a public boat from Bangsal Harbor or speedboat rental from Nare Bay. If you are a budget traveler, then public ships are the best choice of transportation to bring you there. On Gili Trawangan, you are also able to do exciting activities, such as snorkeling. Spoiling your eyes with the beautiful underwater with colorful fish and coral reefs in Lombok Island Tourism.