A New Paradise Destination In Lombok Island
Calling Lombok paradise does not mean it is all things for all people. With a few exceptions, the natural landscape and the traditional way of life have remained unchanged for hundreds of years.
Cakranegara (I-Newswire) August 16, 2013 - The island of Lombok is one of the main constituents of the Lesser Sunda Islands and lies in West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. For tourists who would like to avoid the throngs of people and commotion when vacationing in Indonesia, then Lombok is definitely the place to be. Lombok lies only 375km south of the equator, and therefore you'll find a tropical climate as well as warm inviting seas for your scuba dive vacation. Reaching Lombok, Indonesia is not difficult since the city of Mataram, also the capital city of the island, has an International Airport. There are also ferry trips from Bali going to the island. Transport between Bali-Lombok-Gili Islands is mostly based on sea and air. By air, travelers can go to Lombok International Airport which lies on the south western part of the city of Lombok. It is currently the only international-class operational airport within the region.
Calling Lombok paradise does not mean it is all things for all people. With a few exceptions, the natural landscape and the traditional way of life have remained unchanged for hundreds of years. Virtually all small to medium size businesses are run by local families. Many of these businesses sell a wide variety of merchandise, where villagers can find food, hardware, and toys all in a single small store. Lombok also has a very beautiful and clean beaches, as well as beautiful and charming beaches such as Senggigi beach, Kuta Lombok beach, Batu Bolong, Kerandangan, Batu Layar beach and many other beaches that are ready to give you a refreshing seaside atmosphere, beautiful and certainly will not be forgotten. Aside from the coast, locals and visitors can enjoy the northern and mountainous part of the tropical haven. There are also mountain villages to visit and one of the popular places to visit in Lombok is Mount Rinjani. Mount Rinjani is a gigantic 12, 000 foot volcano. Often, there are two-day trek scheduled and guided by the locals for adventurous locals and tourists. In general when doing wisata lombok you should drink plenty of fluid (water and fruit juices) to avoid dehydration. It's certainly better to drink bottled water. Even in hotels it is best not to drink straight from the tap. Ice in drinks, however, is usually not a problem. Use common sense when choosing a place to eat. Eat in established restaurants that are clean, and if you are trying the hawkers in the street stick to those not serving meat unless your system is already well adjusted.
Lombok also has several festivals, especially that there is diverse mix of ethnic and religious groups. One of the most colourful celebrations is the Bau Nyale, also known as the Sea Worm Festival. During the celebration, locals commemorate the story of the princess who refused to enter a political marriage. Marine or sea worms are caught, roasted and eaten. For souvenirs, there are numerous shops in the island. Local textile and fabric like sarongs and woven items are great for taking home. There are also figurines and local pottery available. Some of the best potteries can be purchased in Penujak, Masbagik and Banyumulek. Tourists can easily find money changers in the island. Credit card can be used is some establishments. For more information about Paket Wisata Lombok, you can visit the website http://wisatalombok.co.id
Jl. Kebudayaan, kr. Sampalan - Cakranegara - Lombok - NTB - Indonesia
Published On:August 16, 2013
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