After spending a night and recharge your energy at hotel in Lombok, it is time to explore the city, make some nice memories and take some Instagram worthy pictures. Lombok has many interesting places to visit and various exciting activities to do. However, there are some activities that you just cannot miss. Make sure you don’t head home before doing these following activities.
Snorkeling in Gili Trawangan
We all agree that Lombok’s beaches are extremely beautiful. But do you know that the underwater environment is just as beautiful as the land? If you want to go snorkeling and enjoy the beautiful underwater panorama, you should go to Gili Trawangan. This is the best place in Lombok to go underwater since the water is very clean and pristine. The view is very clear so it definitely will be safer. You also can take a look at some beautiful fishes and other sea creatures.
Explore the Rinjani
Mount Rinjani is definitely the pride of Lombok so exploring and hiking Rinjani is definitely something you should do during your stay in Lombok. If you are not really a beach person, you can really have fun in Rinjani. You can also stay in hotel in Lombok around this area to get to Rinjani in less than an hour. The journey upwards is going to be tough. So, if you feel your backpack is too heavy, you can hire a porter to help you carry your bag as well as giving you a guide to explore the area.
Learn the Local Culture in Sasak Village
Sasak is the local tribe in Lombok. Since 70% of Lombok’s population is a part of Sasak tribe, you can see Sasak culture all around the city, blending together with the modern way of life. If you are interested in seeing the authentic Sasak culture, you should go to Sasak village. There are several Sasak village in Lombok, but one of the most popular is located in Sade. You can hire a guide to accompany you, but you are also free to walk around the area by yourself.
Surf in Kuta
No, this is not the Kuta in Bali we are talking about. However, just like Kuta Beach in Bali, this Lombok’s Kuta is also a beach. It is a famous tourist attraction where you can easily find a nice hotel in Lombok, and this is also an excellent place to surf. It is located near Sade Sasak village. So, after roaming around the village, you can jump to the water and refresh your body.