The Exotic Lombok Special
5 days 4 nights
Day #1 Senggigi – Bayan – Trekking – Waterfalls – Sembalun Lawang – Sembalun Bumbung - Tetebatu: Departure at 7 ! The trip goes to the north passing the beautiful views of the coastal landscape in the northwest part of the island. The beautiful views change beauty the whole time by passing rice fields, villages, lava beaches, and mountain views of Mount Rinjani. The trekking route will amaze you through rice fields and rice terraces that will take around 4 hours starting at 8 o'clock soon after your arrival at the starting point in the north. During the last 2 hours of trekking, you will enjoy the nice track through the lush rainforest that will end by visiting the most popular waterfalls in Lombok Sendang Gila and Tiu Kelep. The end of the jungle trekking. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant! After we proceed to the east passing the villages Sembalun Lawang and Sembalun Bumbung with their mountainous highland landscape. A stop in Bukit Selong with beautiful rice fields view and the view of the whole area of Sembalun Lawang and Sembalun Bumbung. Proceed to Tetebatu for an overnight at the hotel of your choice (not included: Find your hotel here!). Photo stop in Pusuk Sembalun. Overnight in Tetebatu!
Day #2 Tetebatu – Giant Trees – Gili Lampu – Gili Kapal – Gili Bidara:
Departure at 8:30. We drive today further to the east with a short stop in the rainforest to see the giant trees Lian to do selfies. The nice ride goes to the east passing the beautiful rice fields and many villages. Snorkeling on the remote three Gilis: Gili Lampu, Gili Kapal, and Gili Bidara combined with a visit to the Mangrove forest will make your trip to the east unforgettable. There are many blue sea stars to see in the snorkeling spot. There is no lunch available today but snacks and fruits due to no restaurants available in the east. Late afternoon we drive back to Tetebatu in East Lombok for an overnight in a hotel.
Day #3: Cooking Class and short soft trekking in Tetebatu
Special day: Cooking Class of the traditional food of Lombok! Right after breakfast, we leave at 7, you go shopping with your host to the next traditional market. You are going to go by traditional horse cart to the market. Shop all you need for your cooking class. The cooking class will end up at lunchtime to enjoy self-cooked food. On our itinerary, there will be soft trekking in the afternoon to visit some villages to see all of the activities the local people do in real life or enjoy the beautiful rice fields. Overnight for the third night in Tetebatu.
Day #4: Tetebatu - sand island - some various Gilis - Pink Beach - Tanjung Aa beach - Kuta:
We drive to the east to Tanjung Luar where we can visit a fish market. Just on the other side of the market is the harbor where we catch our boat to the pink beach. We are going to stop on the sand island to take pictures. On the sand island, we are just in the middle of the ocean. Proceed to the small islands for snorkeling activities. At noon we arrive on the pink beach. Enjoy the pink beach and proceed to the pink beach II for lunch. Grilled fish are available for the lunch. Fresh grilled fish for our lunch. En route, we are going to visit the popular Tanjung Aan beach before check-in at the hotel of your choice (not included: Find your hotel here!).
Day #5: Kuta – Mawun – Selong Blanak – Sukarara – Weaving – Senggigi Beach:
Departure 8:30. This time we drive further to the west along the coastal way in the south with some stops at the beaches Tanjung Aan, Mawun, and at last Selong Blanak Beach where you can learn to surf for 3 hours (Extra fee: USD 25 per person). Afternoon proceed to Sukarara, the weaving village. You are going to see how the ladies in that village doing their job weaving for many hours by sitting on their terraces for an extra income. A good quality of materials for export quality. You will find beautiful good materials for you fashion to buy. Proceed to Senggigi to the hotel of your choice on the beach of Senggigi.
Minimum participants 2 persons
2 participants: USD 365 per person
4+ participants: USD 265 pro Person
Included: all entrances, private boat ride to the Gilis
and lunch (fish grilling on Gilis on the beach not in the Gilis in the east)