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Best of Lombok: Tribe Villages, Traditions & Waterfalls

1. Best of Lombok: Tribe Villages, Traditions & Waterfalls

Immerse yourself in the north of Lombok, home to the Sasak tribe, on a full-day excursion that covers half of Lombok island. You’ll visit north, east, and central Lombok, and your guide will include sites of particular interest to you. See traditional Sasak houses, the old mosque, Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep waterfalls, a traditional market, the Summer Palace, and much more. Drive to the Narmada Summer Palace and Royal Garden, built in 1718. Continue on the tour to Sembalun Valley, located at the foot of Mt. Rinjani. The valley is the main starting point for treks up to the peak of Mt. Rinjani. When you arrive at one of the area’s strawberry plantations, you’ll have the chance to pick your own strawberries. From here, it’s on to Mt. Rinjani National Park, where you’ll learn about the second-highest peak in Indonesia. After enjoying time in the Sembalun Valley you’ll visit the Bayan old mosque, which was the first mosque in Lombok. Then you’ll have a chance to go for a swim and admire the Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep waterfalls, located on the north slope of Mt. Rinjani, about 600 meters above sea level. Visit Senaru village, where mountain tribal life and the traditions of past centuries still exist. On the way back to your hotel you’ll make a final stop to see the sunset at Malimbu or Nipah cliff, with Mt. Agung Bali as the idyllic backdrop.

The Sasak Trail of Lombok: Full-Day Tour

2. The Sasak Trail of Lombok: Full-Day Tour

Following pick-up, travel to the southern part of the island. After about 1.5 hours by car, reach your first stop at Kuta Beach. Admire its white sands and healthy reefs. Relax and grab some lunch before heading to the Sade Sasak village. This village was built in the traditional style of the indigenous Sasak people of Lombok. Learn how to weave as you interact with the locals. Next, visit the pottery village of Banyumulek. This village is one of the main pottery centers of Lombok, specializing in decorated pots and pots with fiber covering as well as urns and flasks. Here, if time permits, enjoy a short ride in the traditional horse and cart. End the day with a visit to Pura Batu Bolong, the oceanside temple known for its rocky surroundings, numerous pagodas, statues and sunset views, before returning to your hotel.

Pengsong Temple Biking Tour

3. Pengsong Temple Biking Tour

This tour starts with pick-up at your hotel lobby around 7:30 AM, (Senggigi and Mataram area only - for other areas there will be additional charge). You will then drive to your starting point at Penas the Capital of West Lombok and then slowly start paddling to Tempos Village, along the way you will see rice field view and farmer who work in their field, say "hello" to them and they will greet you back with pleasure and big smile. Stop by at traditional honey production house operated by local people, after that start paddling again to visit morning local market where local sell and buy their daily needs. From local market then goes to Kebon Ayu village through a "Jembatan Gantung" means a drawbridge or suspension bridge in English where this bridge was built in colonialism period of Dutch in Indonesia, along the way you may stop by in one of traditional brick maker to see the prosess of production. Arrive at Kebon Ayu let us take a break at "Nature Garden" where you can test the raw of traditional foods provided by the local people, choose which one among the many of the menu you gonna try. After take a break then continue riding to Padang Reak Village through the huge rice paddy fields and continue to Jeranjang Village. Here you will have a chance to try local cakes and crackers when the traditional warungs of villager are open. Make a stop by at the hand weaving village of Penarukan to look at closely how the local people make Saroong. Our last destination is Mount Pengsong to see one of the oldest Hindu's temple in Lombok at the top of the mount. The driver will be waiting for you to drive you back to your hotel at the end of the trip.

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Enjoyable trip that visited to top sights of northern Lombok

A full day's sight seeing where we had plenty of time to explore and photograph the interesting places we visited. We felt that the guides always had our enjoyment as their top priority. Each location was explained and our questions answered. We were also informed about the local way of life and traditions. Plus we had a very good and safe driver. We were pleased with our day out.

Great discoveries!

We had a great day thanks to our guide Edy who was just great. Edy communicated his love for Lombok to us and made us discover Indonesian life and culture without forgetting the magnificent landscapes that illuminated our excursion. Thank you very much Edy for this unforgettable day.

Incredible Day!

This tour is simply fantastic! Our tour guide Rul had so much knowledge on the areas we visited & was able to answer all our questions. The places we visited were both fascinating & breath taking. Highly recommend this tour.

Excellent tour, really good guide and driver who have been able to explain the traditions of Lombok. Fantastic landscapes.

We loved this trip, the waterfalls were beautiful and our tour guide gave so much information it was very educational!