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Top 11 Best Places To Visit In Lombok, Indonesia

Lombok is one of the islands in Indonesia called the Primadona island besides Bali. Domestic tourists and foreign tourists also recognize the beauty of the island, which is categorized as one of the 10 best islands in Asia. There are many tourist attractions in Lombok that you can explore.

Especially for those of you who like to adventure to various natural attractions, Lombok is the best paradise to be your place of adventure. About what tourist attractions in Lombok that you must visit, here’s the list!

Top 11 Best Places To Visit In Lombok, Indonesia

1.Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air

  • Address: West Nusa Tenggara 
  • MapClick here
  • Opening hours: 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: 50 thousand rupiahs (3.46$) per person to enter each Gili

Nicknamed as ‘the hidden paradise of Indonesia’ makes Lombok Island known as an island full of charm. Tourists can find many interesting things on this island if they go on vacation. One of the things that are full of charm and radiated from the face of the island of Lombok is the Gili tour.

Gilis can be found in Lombok in various locations. But among the many Gilis on the island of Lombok, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air are the most famous Gilis on the island. 

The beauty of the sea is captivating, the coral reefs are still beautiful, and the location is very convenient to be a tourist destination.

All three Gilis are unique in their way. Therefore, no matter where you go, boredom cannot overshadow your travels.

Gili Trawangan is the biggest Gili and has many expensive resorts. Those who want to enjoy a beach party and enjoy luxury can enjoy as much as you want here. Although Gili Meno is one of the most beautiful Gili locations, it is also the quietest. You will feel like you are on your private island or a private island on Gili Meno.

The best activities that you can do in Gili Meno include enjoying the view of the beach, swimming, snorkeling, walking around the beach, or riding a horse. While in Gili Air, you can relax or sunbathe while mingling with the local people who inhabit some areas in Gili Air.

Don’t forget to capture every beautiful moment you have in Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. Bring your camera and make sure your holiday is memorable.

2.Senggigi Beach

  • Address: Kecamatan Batu Layar, West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: 15 thousand rupiahs (1.04$) per person

Senggigi Beach is the main tourist area of Lombok that began to be developed in 1980. This beach is one of the tourist attractions in Lombok in the form of a beach with waves not too ferocious, so this beach area is suitable as a surfing practice for beginners.

This tourist spot is also a beach that has beautiful coral reefs. With the beauty of the coral reefs, this tourist spot in Lombok is also suitable as a snorkeling spot for nature lovers. 

You can rent snorkeling equipment at tourist sites. For example, snorkeling equipment around Senggigi beach is rented at prices starting from 150 thousand rupiahs (10.38$) per hour. In the afternoon, you will see a beautiful sunset atmosphere. 

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3.Tanjung Aan Beach

  • Address: Pengembur Village, Sengkol, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) per person

For those of you who love beach tourism and want to see the charm of the beach with white sand, then Tanjung Aan Beach becomes a recommended tourist spot in Lombok that you must visit.

In addition to the beautiful white sand and the beautiful waves, another interesting thing you can feel while on vacation at Tanjung Aan Beach is enjoying the sunset atmosphere and climbing a beautiful hill called Merese Hill.

Merese Hill is a good place to go trekking. From the top of this hill, you can see Tanjung Aan Beach above height. Don’t forget to bring your photography tools to capture all the unforgettable things you find along the way at Tanjung Aan Beach and Merese Hill.

4.Tangsi Beach

  • Address: Sekaroh, Jerowaru, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: 10 thousand rupiahs for local tourists, 50 thousand rupiahs for foreign tourists

Another beach that must also be included in the list of tourist destinations in Lombok is Tangsi Beach. Pink Beach is another name for Tangsi Beach. This beach is a beautiful beach with pink sand.

On Tangsi Beach, the color of the sand is pink because the sponge is pink, not because it is normal for the sand to be pink.

Sponges are Porifera organisms that live and are scattered around the coast. It is this spread of organisms that then mix with fine sand and makes the sand pink. 

In Tangsi Beach there are many interesting things and activities that you can do. Here, you can swim, snorkel, sunbathe, and rent a boat to take you across the beach. Then on one of the hills that flank Tangsi beach, you will find a cave called Japanese Cave that you can explore.

The cave is 50 meters long and has a height of about 1.5 meters. Inside are stored cannons that are held up – Gadang is a cannon of former Japanese soldiers. 

During the colonial era (when Japan controlled Indonesia), cannon santer reported that the cave on Tangsi Beach, known as Goa Jepang, was a hiding place for Japanese soldiers.

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5.Mount Rinjani

  • Address: Sembalun Lawang, Sembalun, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: Starting from 800 thousand rupiahs (55.34$)

With an altitude of 3,726 meters above sea level, Mount Rinjani is the second-highest volcano in Indonesia. Tourist attractions in Lombok that enter the area of Mount Rinjani National Park have a crater with a width of 10 km. 

Mount Rinjani also has a lake that has a depth of 230 meters. The lake is known as Lake Segara Anak.

For climbers who want to climb Mount Rinjani, two hiking trails can be used. The two hiking trails are the Sembalun trail and the Senaru trail. But the Sembalun trail is most commonly used because of its accessibility, even though it is longer.

Oh yes, Mount Rinjani is also one of the mountains that is suitable as a camping location. For those interested in camping on Mount Rinjani, make sure you bring adequate camping equipment.

6.Pergasingan Hill

  • Address: Sembalun Lawang, Sembalun, Sembalun Lawang, Sembalun, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 24 hours non stop
  • Entrance ticket price: 15 thousand rupiahs (1.04$)

If climbing Mount Rinjani is too expensive and difficult for you to pass, you can climb Pergasingan Hill first, for starters. Here you can admire the beauty and splendor of Mount Rinjani.

Pergasingan Hill is a hill to the east of Mount Rinjani that has a very shady and cool atmosphere. To reach one of the tourist attractions in Lombok, it takes about 4 hours drive from Mataram City.

The hiking trail at Bukit Pergasingan will not be too difficult because hundreds of steps lead you up the hill. When you reach the top of the hill, you can take pictures and relax with beautiful natural scenery.

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7.Selong Hill

  • Address: Sembalun Lawang, Sembalun, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map: Click here
  • Opening hours: Friday to Tuesday open at 07.30 – 17.00, Wednesday and Thursday open at 20.00 – 00.00 and 00.00 – 17.00 WITA
  • Admission price: 5 thousand rupiahs (0.35$) for domestic tourists and 15 thousand rupiahs (1.04$) for foreign tourists.

The beauty and splendor of Mount Rinjani can not only be seen from Pergasingan Hill. Bukit Selong is also one of the best spots to witness the beauty and splendor of Mount Rinjani from another angle.

The view is still very natural, the air is cool and not polluted, the location is very clean to be some special things that you will see while in Bukit Selong. 

Bukit Selong has an altitude of 1,800 meters above sea level and can be accessed using the stairs provided. So trekking in Bukit Selong is very easy.

For those of you who like to see the charm of sunset or sunrise from the top of the hill, you are encouraged to come to Bukit Selong on Wednesday or Thursday because on that day, and the committee opens Bukit Selong with two models of opening hours, namely at 20.00 – 00.00 WITA and 00.00 – 17.00 WITA.

8.Narmada Park

  • Address: Jl. Raya Mataram – Labuhan Lombok, Lembuak, Narmada, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 09.00 – 16.00 WITA 
  • Entrance ticket price: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$)

We are still talking about tourist attractions around the Mount Rinjani area. Next, there is a park right under the foot of Mount Rinjani. The park is a garden built in the Royal era in 1727 AD by King Anak Agung Ngurah Karangasem and named Taman Narmada.

The location of Narmada Park in the city center makes this historical tourist spot often visited by domestic and foreign tourists. In addition, you will find a bathing pool called Tirta pool and a temple built as a replica of Mount Rinjani in the garden.

Narmada Park is open daily for the general public. For those interested in the history of the kings who once ruled the island of Lombok, visiting Narmada Park is highly advisable.

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9.Sendang Gile Waterfall

  • Address: Sendang Gile Waterfall, Senaru, Bayan, North Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 17.00 WITA
  • Admission price: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) per person

Sendang Gile Waterfall is a tourist attraction in Lombok with a height of 30 meters. It has an amazing atmosphere. Water discharge is quite rapid, flowing on the cliffs of waterfalls overgrown by nail plants – pakuan.

To reach Sendang Gile Waterfall from the ticket payment location takes approximately 15 minutes and can be reached on foot. As you travel, the beauty of the wilderness scenery will become your travel companion.

10.Waterfall Benang Kelambu and Benang Stokel

  • Address: Aik Berik, Batukliang Utara, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 17.00 WITA
  • Entrance ticket price: 5 thousand rupiahs (0.35$) for domestic tourists and 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) for foreign tourists

Benang Kelambu Waterfall and Benang Stokel Waterfall share the same address, and both are located nearby. Therefore, both are the same waterfalls – both have a heavy volume of water discharge and have pools that can be used for bathing or swimming.

Benang Kelambu Waterfall is a waterfall tour that forms like a mosquito net on the cliff. For this reason, the waterfall is called Benang Kelambu.

Benang Kelambu Waterfall consists of three levels. The first level has a height of 30 meters, the second level has a height of 10 meters, and the third level has a height of only 5 meters.

While Benang Stokel Waterfall, also known as Kembar Waterfall by the local community, is a waterfall with two cliffs, each with 20 meters. If you are on holiday at Benang Kelambu Waterfall, don’t forget to stop by Benang Stokel Waterfall and vice versa. Both have different beauty values.

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11.Aik Nyet Sesaot

  • Address: Aiknyet Buwun Sejati village, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara
  • Map :Click here
  • Opening hours : 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: 5 thousand rupiahs (0.35$) for domestic tourists, 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) for foreign tourists

If you want to feel the natural freshness of Mount Rinjani without the need to climb to Rinjani, you can come to the tourist attractions in Lombok, namely Aik Nyet Sesaot. Aik Nyet Sesaot means cold spring whose water flow comes from Mount Rinjani.

In this protected forest, you will experience the feeling of cold, freshness, and calm as you soak in the natural springs. Because it is in a protected forest, as long as the eyes look at the green atmosphere of the trees will refresh your eyes. So, if you want to relax, you can truly visit one of the tourist attractions in Lombok.

In addition to the list of some tourist attractions in Lombok that we share above, there are several other tourist attractions in Lombok that can also be an alternative tourist destination for you while on vacation in the hidden paradise of Indonesia.

Make your holiday in Lombok fun by taking a vacation to the best tourist spots above. It must be recognized that Lombok is indeed the best place to unwind. So, good luck on your trip!

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