Lombok Island: Best Tourist Spots
Lombok is one of the Best Tourist attractions in Nusa Tenggara Barat - one of the provinces in Indonesia. Lombok island is located at east of Bali island. Lombok is an alternative tourist attraction besides Bali Island.
12 Best Tourist Attractions in Indonesia
Mount Rinjani is the second highest mount in Indonesia after Jaya Wijaya mount. The height of Rinjani mount is 3.700 meters. You need 4 to 5 days to go to the Rinjani peak. Rinjani peak has Segara Anak Lake, Segara Anak is a Lake on the crater of Rinjani Mountain.
Segara Anak Lake
Segara Anak Lake located in the crater of Rinjani Mountain. Beautiful scenery and that lake surrounded by many hills it unforgettable landscape to photograph.
Near of Lombok Island, there located 3 small islands or "Gili" and one with another Gili is adjacent, that is Gili Air, Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan. Tourists often visit Gili Trawangan rather than another Gili. Beautiful place with white sand will make you want to stay there forever.
Pura Batu Bolong
Pura is a temple. It is also named for ancient castle. Pura Batu Bolong located near to Senggigi beach. In Pura Batu Bolong area, located a Pura (temple) on a rock, and that rock has a hole below the Pura. The scenery of Pura Batu Bolong looks like Pura Tanah Lot in Bali Island. Beautiful scenery happens when sunrise and sunset
Another popular tourist attraction in Lombok Island is Senggigi Beach. That beach always crowds visited by local tourist and international tourist. You can see the pictures below, Pantai Senggigi looks like Pantai Kuta Bali or Kuta Bali Beach. White sand on Senggigi beach and smoothly waves make you can snorkeling and swim in the water. You can enjoy many facilities like restaurant, hotel, transportation and another interesting facility on Pantai Senggigi.
Narmada Park built by Mataram Lombok King in 1727. This place used for the rest area for Kings and any royal ceremony. The location of Narmada beach is in Desa Lembuak (10 Kilometers from East Mataram City). This interesting place become tourist attraction that shows relics of th Mataram Lombok Kingdom and you can enjoy the architecture. Narmada Park has a spring, the water from that spring believed by the local resident can make you younger.
Sendang Gile Waterfall
Sendang Gile Waterfall or widely known as Air Terjun Sendang Gila located in Desa Senaru or in Gunung Rinjani area. Range from Lombok city to Sendang Gile Waterfall is 60 Km. The water of Sendang Gile believed can make you younger too like Narmada Park.
Kuta Lombok Island
That sentences hear like Pantai Kuta Bali, haha Pantai Kuta Lombok or Kuta Lombok Beach is often visited by tourists, tourists can swim, snorkeling, diving, fishing and riding a horse. Location of Pantai Kuta Lombok is on Desa Kuta, Mataram, Nusa Tenggara Barat.
Sire Beach has a beautiful landscape and clean beach. Sire located 35 Km from Kota Mataram. Like Pantai Kuta Lombok, you can snorkeling, fishing, ride a canoe, diving. You can rent diving tool near of Pantai Sire.
Hutan Monyet Pusuk
Monkey Pusuk Forest become attraction spot crowd when holidays come. In this location, many wild monkeys, and you must be careful and don't so close with monkeys.
Batu Layar Graveyard
Batu Layar is religious spot located in Kecamatan Batulayar, Kabupaten Lombok Barat. The specific location is in Pantai Senggigi area. The local community says this place is grave of Sayid Duhri Al Haddad Al Hadrami. He spread Islam Religion in Lombok, and the peoples of Lombok are very respectful of his tomb. Tourist come for pilgrimage.
One more beatiful attraction spot in Lombok Island, this is extraordinary Island and one of very natural spot for tourists. Pantai Senggigi or Senggigi beach more popular than Sekotong Beach, but this is special place for tourist because you can linger over enjoy natural beautiful landscape in Sekotong Beach.