May 8, 2010 - Posted in Indonesia Vacations
Lombok island is part of Nusa Tenggara Province, one among 33 province in Indonesia.Lombok in local word has two meaning ‘ straight ‘ and chili.
The chili in this context is co notated with local cuisine. Some say that food in Lombok is spicy and has strong taste. The main food in Lombok is AYANM BAKAR TALIWANG in local word means grilled chicken and pelecing kangkung Or water spinach. Another meaning of Lombok is straight. This word is stressed to the local people to behave and having good manner and obey the rules applicable in their society.
As International tourist destination, Lombok Island is situated at very strategicLocation. It is 2 hrs flight from Jakarta International airport and 45 minutes from Surabaya International Airport. Lombok is also easy to reach from Bali Island, it is only 25 minutes by flight and 4 hours by regular ferry. From Padang Bay Sea port in Bali to Lembar harbour. An international direct flight is available from Singapore v.v and which takes 2,5 hrs.
Lombok Island has many things to offer. Nature, culture and tradition. Adventure and leisure is wonderful. This island has breathtaking view of the mountain. The second highest volcano in Indonesia Rinjani (3726m) is very famous
With its fantastic panorama. The Segara Anak lake is a mascot of this site.This lake is not only for tourist attraction but also still used by the locals to do annual sacred ceremony. The replica of this mount is symbolized by a temple built by Anak Agung a king from Bali Island in 1727.
Exploring under water panorama is other option for Lombok Island is surrounded by hundred of small island. It is very suitable for marine activities such as Snorkelling, scuba diving and fishing. Coral, colourful fish and sea turtle is a must to see. The coral and fish found in the small island especially in Gili Trawangan is very
spectacular. This view is only can be found in Cariban Sea and Gili Trawangan – Lombok Island – Indonesia.
Instead of Gili Trawangan there are some other small island in Lombok. These small islands are now being developed by the government for being other tourists destination in Indonesia. These islands such as Gili Air,Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan at north of lombok Island, Gili Nanggu, Gili Gede, and Gili Kedis at south of Lombok Island.
To facilitate the visitors for accommodations in lombok island there are some hotels available at each resort. Senggigi Beach Resort is the central of tourists activities provides hotels room from non star hotel to five star hotel. Other facilities such as restaurants, telecommunication service and public transport are also available.Except in Senggigi the Gili islands are ltle bit diferent.Insted of hotels and villa the Budget accommodations are available for tourists who will stay for long period.The prices of hotles budget in Gili are low but the room and the service is very good.Please come to Lombok Island where you can experience the wonderfull holiday and find your satisfaction till the endless of it.
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