Highlights: Our first stop is Mayura, the Royal Court
of former Balinese Kings, which was built in 1744. Its main feature
is the artificial lake with a floating hall. Next is the main market
of Lombok, known as Mandalika Public Market, where one can buy clothing's,
fruits and vegetables, spices, everyday utensils, in fact
almost anything! Then proceed to Lingsar Temple, which is used
by both Hindus and Moslems for devotions and then to Narmada Royal
Palace, the name of which was derived from a holy river in India.
We then continue up into the hills to Suranadi Forest, where you
can trek through the forest. It's then time for a break and you
can relax and enjoy lunch at the Suranadi Hotel (lunch not included).
(Approx. 5 hrs.).
Highlights: This tour is a combination of scenic
landscape and traditional home industries. Your first visit is to
the Holy Mt. Pengsong where you will be welcomed by a group of friendly
monkeys. After a short climb you will reach the top of Mt. Pengsong
from where you have great views of the surrounding countryside.
The trip continues to Banyumulek where you will observe the simple
process of pottery makings, and then Getap blacksmith village to
observe the people works in their simple kilns, to Mandalika Public
Market to observe varied products of the island, then to Rungkang
Handicraft Village with various items and souvenirs. (Approx. 5
Highlights: Amongst the handicrafts of Lombok are
many woven items, and this tour takes you to the villages to see
how it's done. Our first stop is the rattan basket weaving village
of Beleka in Central Lombok, where they make various baskets, woodcarvings
and furniture. The trip continues to Tanjung Luar Fishing Village,
where you can observe large catches such as sharks, stingrays, big
tunas and cacaps etc. We then go North to Kota Raja ( Loyok ) Village
where they make baskets, wallets etc. from plaited bamboo. Next
we drive up to the village of Tete Batu, situated on the Southern
slopes of Mt. Rinjani and the home of the black monkeys. Here we
stop for lunch at an Old Dutch style guesthouse (lunch not included).
The restaurant offers great views of the surrounding countryside.
On the way back to your hotel we visit Narmada Summer Palace and
Rungkang Handicraft Village. (Approx. 8 hrs.).
Highlights: A comprehensive tour beginning with
a visit to the village of Sukarara, a traditional village weaving
village where the cloth is made for their everyday sarongs. Next
is Penujak Village, where they make pottery for everyday use - simple
in design and primitive in style. Then continue South to the traditional
villages of Sengkol and Rambitan where you can see how the locals
live in hyperbolic shaped, thatched huts, before proceeding to the
coast and to Kuta Beach. Here you can enjoy the beach with time
for lunch at a local restaurant (lunch not included). For the energetic,
climb the promontory for the spectacular views over bays and beaches.
Afternoon, we return to hotel. (Approx. 8 hrs.).
Highlights: This tour combines some Lombok's unique
attraction and delightful scenery. Our first stop is at the local
markets of Lendang Bajur, where one can buy daily commodities, such
as rice, vegetables, fish and spices, before continuing on to Pusuk
Forest to see monkeys in their natural habitat. We then proceed
to Sendanggila Waterfall, which is located at the foot of Mt. Rinjani.
For the energetic you may follow up stream of the river to the first
waterfall, the attraction is more fascinating. After lunch stop
at the area local restaurant (lunch not included) you may continue
the trip to Senaru Sasak Village, where you can observe traditional
architecture and life style. On the return journey, you also may
stop at Sire Beach for an attractive beach view. Then we continue
the return journey through the coastal road, which offers great
views of the three offshore islands and on to your hotel. (Approx.
Highlights: Here is your chance to see some of the
natural beauty of Lombok. We begin travelling North following the
inland road through the hills and the Pusuk Forest to see monkeys,
which line the roadsides (take some fruits or nuts to feed them).
Continue down to the coast and to the village of Pemenang, where
you board the outrigger for the 20-minute crossing to Gili Air.
This island is renowned for its superb snorkeling, as crystal clear
waters and a reef of tropical corals and millions of multicolored
fish surround it. There are numerous small losmens and bungalows
dotted around the island that also have simple restaurants where
you can buy lunch (lunch not included). Return by outrigger to the
mainland and then follow the coastal road South to Senggigi area.
Travel up and over headlands and down through numerous bays; the
scenery is stunning. (Approx. 8 hrs.).
Highlights: This is an opportunity to explore the
smaller island, which is situated in the southwest of Lombok. This
tour will take you to Gili Nanggu, one of the smaller isles of Sekotong
Area. There some places en route where you are suggested to call
by before reaching Tawun Harbor. Take your first stop at Labuapi
Woodcarving Village, where you can buy Lombok souvenir of woods
or even observe the woodcarvers at works. You also may stop at Banyumulek
Pottery Village to get your Lombok pottery or just to observe the
pottery making process. Photo stop can be made at Lembar for an
attractive Lembar Port Harbor view, or may you be interested in
the bay view complete with locals' fishing houses afloat in the
water - you just tell the tour guide for a photo stop. You will
get aboard the outrigger boat at Tawun Harbor, and on for approximately
20 minutes across to Gili Nanggu. Get your free activity here for
snorkeling, swimming, or just relaxing on the island's white sandy
beach. This island has a restaurant where you can buy lunch (lunch
not included). Afternoon, we return to hotel. (Approx. 8 hrs.).
Highlights: Our land cruise takes you around the
top half of the island. Firstly we take the coastal road, which
offers great views out to sea. Stop at Malimbu, from where you have
great view of the offshore islands. Then continue to Senaru and
take a short walk to Sendanggila Waterfall. From here proceed to
Sembalun and visit garlic plantations; at an altitude of some 2.500
meters, the panoramic views are magnificent. Follow the Eastward
and down to Sapit, renowned for its rice paddy terraces and the
scenic panorama over Alas Strait to Sumbawa Island. You can take
a lunch stop here, and we suggest you would provide yourself with
lunch-box in this tour (lunch not included). On the return, we pass
through the center of Lombok and stop at Narmada Royal Summer Palace,
then to Rungkang Handicraft Village. Our last stop is at Batu Bolong
Temple near Senggigi to catch the sunset. (Approx. 9 to 10 hrs.).
Highlights: Here is a chance for those 'anglers'
to try their skills with local equipment. Enjoy a day's fishing
in traditional steady, outrigger boat with outboard motor. Tackle
and bait will be provided and you can chose from two different locations:
off the shore of Gili Terawangan to the North, or off the island
of Gili Genting to the southwest. Both areas are well-known fishing
grounds. It's an easy hop ashore for lunch at any local restaurants
(lunch not included). (Approx. 8 hrs.).
Highlights: This is the opportunity to experience
the Lombok Golf Courses. You may opt any one of the two international
standard golf courses below where you can test your skill on golf-stick.
Rinjani Golf Country Club is an 18-hole golf course with championship
standard, has several suites, restaurant and golf club. It is located
in Peresak Village, Narmada, and some 30 minutes from Mataram or
45 minutes from Senggigi. Lombok Golf Kosaido Country Club is your
second option. It is also an 18-hole golf course, located in Sire
Beach, Pemenang, and some 45 minutes from Mataram or Senggigi. (Approx.
Highlights: This diving tour is highlighting the
rich marine beauty of the North Islands, namely Gili Terawangan,
Gili Meno and Gili Air. White sandy beaches, crystal clear waters,
and an amazing diversity of marine life, are featured in this tour.
We have reserved plenty of dive spots with difference attractions
from the surrounding sites of these islands. Blue coral playgrounds,
the drop walls and reefs, the Second World War shipwreck, and the
amazing sea creature watches, are amongst the attractions of this
adventure. We ensure you that our dive operator is holding a P.A.D.I.
certification, and has experienced the areas to every detail. Thus,
this tour will begin from meeting and picking up service from your
hotel and proceed on driving North-ward heading to Teluk Nare Beach,
where an outrigger boat is awaiting for your diving tour. It is
easy to hope around the three islands, where some nice restaurants
are available, for a lunch stop (lunch not included). In the afternoon,
you will return back to your hotel and be with your particular memories.
Tour inclusions: return transportation on AC coach, boat, two time
dive, qualified P.A.D.I. Dive Master or Instructor, cold towel /
beach towel, drinking water and refreshment, first aid, life vest,
oxygen, life insurance. (Approx. 8 hrs)
Highlights: This is our Special Activity Tour designed
for individual or group of young and middle-age travelers. The tour
highlights are the rich floras, the local farms and the native lives
of Karang Bayan and its surroundings. When opportunity arises the
soft-trekking tour participants will be offered to taste the sweet
'tuak' from palm sugar, various fruits, such as rambutan, mangostine,
durian, pineapple, or anything, of the area and on the season. Our
participants will also have the chance to observe the locals at
works, get mingle with them in their traditional village. Several
baskets of plaited elephant grass are also produced in this village.
At the end of the soft trekking, the participants will be taken
to Suranadi mountain resort where a cool watered pool is available,
and a restaurant where you can buy lunch (lunch not included). (Approx.
Highlights: East of Bali, across the Lombok Strait,
lays the island of Lombok, a new destination of your discovery.
Lombok Escapade Tour is a one-day-tour program from Bali, and it
is an alternative that allows opportunity to experience the exotic
of Lombok in a set-up tour program. Tour itinerary can be made up
depending on your arrival and departure point and the length of
time available. However, the touring objects you would be recommended
to visit are as follows: Banyumulek the pottery village, Sukarara
the traditional weaving village, Narmada the Summer Palace, Karang
Bayan the Sasak Village, Lingsar the holiest and the most unique
temple of Lombok, Senggigi Beach the most popular tourist center
of Lombok and the Mandalika Public Market. Lombok Escapade Tour,
surely, would guarantee an exciting tour and everlasting experience.
(Inclusions: Sic. AC Transportation, meeting service at point of
arrival; i.e. Airport / Harbor, all donations and admission fees,
Tour Guide (speaking in English, German, Dutch, Italian, Japanese,
French or Mandarin), Lunch on a set-menu at local restaurant).
Note: Arrival and departure points can be adjusted accordingly.