Ultimate Guide to Exploring Lombok and Gilis This Season
Discover the best experiences for the current season
Book Top Experiences and Tours in Lombok and Gilis:If youʻre booking your trip to Lombok and Gilis last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- North Lombok: Sendang Gile Waterfall & Senaru Village Tour
- Gili Islands: 3-Island Sharing or Private Snorkeling Trip
Lombok and the nearby Gili Islands are a tropical paradise in Indonesia that should be on every traveler's bucket list. With stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and rich cultural heritage, this destination offers an unforgettable experience for adventure enthusiasts, beach lovers, and cultural enthusiasts alike. Here's an ultimate guide to exploring Lombok and the Gilis this season.
1. Diving in the Gili Islands
Discover the breathtaking underwater world of the Gili Islands through scuba diving. These islands boast incredible dive sites such as Shark Point, Meno Wall, and Bounty Wreck, where you can swim alongside vibrant coral gardens and encounter diverse marine life.
2. Hiking Mount Rinjani
Embark on a challenging yet rewarding trek to the summit of Mount Rinjani, the second highest volcano in Indonesia. This multi-day hike offers breathtaking views, hot springs, and the chance to camp near the stunning crater lake, Segara Anak.
3. Snorkeling with Turtles
Experience the magical encounter of swimming with sea turtles by snorkeling in Gili Meno. The crystal-clear waters around this island provide a perfect opportunity to spot these graceful creatures in their natural habitat.
4. Exploring Traditional Sasak Villages
Immerse yourself in the rich Sasak culture by visiting traditional villages like Sade or Sukarara. Witness the unique architecture, traditional handicrafts, and learn about the customs and traditions of this indigenous community.
5. Discovering the Pink Beach
Indulge in the unique beauty of Pink Beach, where the sand takes on a rosy hue due to the presence of microscopic organisms. Snorkel, swim, or simply relax on this stunning beach while enjoying the tropical surroundings.
6. Exploring Gili Air by Bicycle
Rent a bicycle and explore the enchanting island of Gili Air at a leisurely pace. With no motorized vehicles allowed, cycling is the perfect way to discover pristine beaches, charming cafes, and picturesque coastal landscapes.
7. Island Hopping in Lombok
Embark on a thrilling island-hopping adventure around the Lombok Strait and explore lesser-known gems like Nusa Penida and Gili Nanggu. Enjoy pristine beaches, snorkeling, and the tranquility of these untouched paradises.
8. Visiting the Tiu Kelep Waterfall
Embark on a trek through lush rainforest to reach the stunning Tiu Kelep Waterfall, cascading into a natural pool. Take a refreshing swim or stand under the powerful cascade for an invigorating experience amidst the tranquil surroundings.
9. Cruising around the Gili Islands
Embark on a boat tour around the Gili Islands, hopping from Gili Trawangan to Gili Meno and Gili Air. Marvel at the turquoise waters, spot colorful marine life, and enjoy snorkeling, sunbathing, and beach hopping along the way.
10. Exploring the Underwater Statue at Nest Statue Point
Dive or snorkel at Nest Statue Point off Gili Trawangan's coast to witness an underwater art installation featuring life-size statues. This unique attraction combines art and marine conservation, providing an extraordinary experience for underwater enthusiasts.