Spot rolling hills and stretches of blue as you fly in and feel your excitement building up to explore Lombok, an island filled with culture and nature. Known as the island of a thousand mosques, you will be welcomed with a picturesque sight of Lombok’s beautiful domes and minarets of these religious houses of prayer.
Whatever kind of adventure you’re in the mood for, Lombok is the place. Feel like conquering a volcano and refresh yourself in a lake? Put Mount Rinjani and Danau Segara Anak on your list. Want a vibrant beach party? Groove till dawn in Gili Trawangan and hop to Gili Meno and Gili Air while you’re at it. In the mood for surfing big waves? Mandalika’s surfing community is where it’s at.
With so much to see and do, it’s no surprise that Lombok is one of Indonesia’s Best Ever Destinations. As the country is slowly reopening its doors to tourism, here’s a 1-day beginner’s itinerary to get a glimpse of the best of Lombok’s culture and nature.