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1. Mount Rinjani Trek

Mount Rinjani Trek
3.7 /5

30 km
from city center
1 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Towering over the island of Lombok, the colossal Mount Rinjani, also referred to as the Gunung Rinjani in the local language, is the second-highest volcanic mountain in Indonesia. With an elevation of over a whopping three thousand and seven hundred meters above sea level, the mountain looms large over the entire island of Lombok and is one of the most popular treks all over the world.

2. Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan
4.3 /5

46 km
from city center
2 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

The gili islands are three islands close to lombok which are a popular tourist destination for those coming to lombok. Gili Trawangan is a small island which is part of this group and has no cars on it. You can spend your day bicycling around the island.

3. Pura Lingsar

Pura Lingsar
4.3 /5

18 km
from city center
3 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Standing tall since as early as the year 1714, the magnificent Pura Lingsar Temple is a significant symbol of the harmonious relationship between the religious communities of the Balinese Hindus and the Islamic Sasak. Nestled in the midst of lush, sprawling rice fields, the glorious place of worship is flanked by a pair of pools on each side, each of which teems with bright lotuses.

4. Pura Meru

Pura Meru
4.5 /5

22 km
from city center
4 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Situated in the heart of Mataram, the colossal Pura Meru Temple is the largest Hindu place of worship in Lombok. With no less than thirty-three shrines within its premises, the glorious temple is devoted to the Hindu Trinity of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Shiva. Of all the shrines in the inner courtyard, three multi-tiered shrines locally referred to as the ‘Meru’, are made of thatched teakwood. The central Meru, rising up to eleven shrines, is considered to be Lord Shiva’s abode, the nine-tiered Meru situated to the north is worshipped as the house of Lord Vishnu, and the meru to the south, also with nine tiers, is revered as Lord Brahma’s house.

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5. Pura Batu Bolong

Pura Batu Bolong
4.6 /5

33 km
from city center
5 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Pura Batu Bolong is a unique temple located on the Segara Batu Bolong Beach in Bali. It was originally established as a place of worship of the Ida Batara Segara. It is one among the Jagat Temple of Heaven in Bali. The Hindu community in Bali still visits this temple to perform rituals and seek blessings of Ida Batara Segara.

6. Mayura Water Palace

Mayura Water Palace
4.2 /5

22 km
from city center
6 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

What was once the former king's family temple is now more of a site where people come to stroll as it is no more than a public park. You can come here to experience the glory of a former popular site. A lot of historians come here with locals to look at the architecture and relive the past-glories of the temple.

7. Senggigi Beach

Senggigi Beach

1,905 km
from city center
7 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Senggigi Beach occupies a prominent place within the highly popular tourist center of Senggigi on the Lombok Island, Indonesia. This is also known to be an excellent spot for surfing while the visitors eager to explore the sea often set sail from the enthralling Senggigi Beach for visiting the nearby islands. People, more interested in enjoying the natural beauty of the area prefer to walk along the newly constructed pathway along the sea. The sunset is truly spectacular at this bay with almost all photographers eager to catch the colors of the setting sun on the blue water chose to visit it at the close of the day. Senggigi is also well known for its exciting variety of marine life and colorful coral reefs making it an amazing place to snorkel. There are quite a few stalls on the beach that sell souvenirs to the tourists.

8. Jeruk Manis

Jeruk Manis

8 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

For one who loves nature and visits the Indonesian Island of Lombok, Jeruk Manis is paradise for them. It is an enchanting waterfall that trickles down the southern slopes of Mount Rinjani. The literal meaning of the word 'Jeruk Manis', is 'Sweet Lime' in Indonesian language. Reflecting it's apt name, Jeruk Manis is a cool, calm and green place - in fact one may even call it secluded, to extents that even the sun’s rays don’t reach here. It indeed is an escape into the beautiful nuances of nature, away from the bustling cities. The sweet relief that it provides for a change is quite the reason why Jeruk Manis is called the sweet place.

9. Gili Meno

Gili Meno

1,890 km
from city center
9 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Gili Islands is a trio of small islands just off the coast of Lombok in Indonesia. Gili Meno happens to be the centrally placed island of the three and is exceedingly small in size measuring just two kilometers in length with a width of one kilometer. The natural locale has not been developed fully as yet and attracts hordes of tourists seeking solitude amongst natural surroundings. Gili Meno is a top draw for honeymooners as well as tourists aspiring for adventure.

10. Selong Belanak Beach

Selong Belanak Beach

10 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Selong Belanak Beach is a gorgeous crescent beach in south Lombok that’s known for its laidback vibe, surfing culture, and array of restaurants to choose from. It’s also known as Pantai Selong Belanak. Come sunset, the beach becomes a gorgeous paradise to watch the sun go down on the horizon as you hear no sounds but the crashing of waves and squealing of fellow beachgoers having a great time.

11. Mawun Beach

Mawun Beach

1,951 km
from city center
11 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Mawun Beach is a classic horse shoe-shaped beach in southern Lombok with two hills cordoning off each side. The stunning beach boasts of soft white sand, gentle waves at each end for swimming, and stronger waves in the middle for water sports opportunities. Some adventurers even like to trek up the hills to check out the panoramic view of Lombok.

12. Kuta Lombok

Kuta Lombok

27 km
from city center
12 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Kuta Lombok is a small village and a famous beach spot located on the island of Lombok. This island is part of the Indonesian province of West Nusa Tenggara. Known for the idyllic beaches, Kuta is one of the peaceful tourist attractions of Lombok. Visitors have applauded its spectacular beauty comprising of cliffs, mountains, jagged landscapes, the pristine white sand, and emerald waters. Besides these, Kuta is also an accomplished surfing spot in the world. In recent years, Kuta has been growing and earning fame for attracting an adequate number of surfers from around the world who would want to avoid crowd like at other surf destinations.

13. Tiu Kelep Waterfall

Tiu Kelep Waterfall

13 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

The Tiu Kelep Waterfall, along with its counterpart the Sendang Gile Waterfall, are located in the North of Lombok. Located within a walking distance of each other, both waterfalls are visited together with the tourists being charged IDR 10,000 as the entrance fee for visiting both the locations. The waterfalls attract hordes of adventure loving tourists.

14. Gili Kedis

Gili Kedis

1,933 km
from city center
14 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Gili Kedis is an extremely small island located in the Sekotong district lying to the West of Lombok. It is depicted by a tiny dot on the map of the region and remains largely uninhabited. It is also known as one of the secret Gili islands with Gili Sudak and Gili Nanggu being the other two. Tourists seeking natural locations that are unspoilt by the modern woes of civilization find the island to be a restful destination. It is a paradise for honeymooners and nature lovers who make the most of their expedition by watching the gentle waves lap their feet.

15. Maluk, Sumbawa

Maluk, Sumbawa

58 km
from city center
15 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

Maluk sumbawa is known to be a paradise on earth. A truly remote and untouched place with some of its amazing natural beauty is finally gaining popularity amongst travellers. Sumbawa is located in west Indonesia and Lombok are considered to be a province of west Nusa Tenggara. The island is a major source of sandalwood, sappanwood and honey. The island holds some of the beautiful beaches in Indonesia and one of them is Maluk.

16. Tanjung Aan Beach

Tanjung Aan Beach

1,702 km
from city center
16 out of 16
places to visit in Lombok

A rugged trail road leading from Kuta (not to be confused with Kuta, Bali) in Lombok leads to one of the beaches in Lombok that is still fairly off the beaten tourist trail. The beach’s iconic swings dot the sandy white coastline and is a favourite amongst surfers and beach bums. The turquoise waters stretch out making it perfect for swimming and to work on that beach body tan. Humble warungs line stretches of white sand, offering the perfect pick-me-ups after a long day of lounging on the swings and sunbeds.

FAQs on Lombok

How can I commute within Lombok?

Lombok can be covered quite conveniently on bus, taxi, car rental, motorcycle or bicycle too. You can also try the local cidomo which is a horse driven cart, if you are daring enough. This is the main means of transport on gili islands which are vehicle-free.
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How much does a package cost for Lombok?

The packages for Lombok start at INR 3886 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Lombok?

The top sightseeing places in Lombok are Mount Rinjani Trek, Gili Trawangan, Pura Lingsar, Pura Meru, Pura Batu Bolong, Mayura Water Palace.

What are the top activities in Lombok?

The top activities in Lombok are [SALE] Private Lombok International Airport Transfer (LOP) for Lombok, [SALE] Gili Island Snorkeling Experience by Gili Hai, Explore Southeast Gilis and Pink Beach, Lombok Gili Islands Private Day Tour, Lombok Nature Private Day Tour, Discover Mangku Sakti Waterfall.
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