Lombok Countryside tour
This Countryside tour will take you to the Mataram City and west coast of Lombok, or we can call, an introductory of Lombok for you.
Duration is about 8 hours
Price is USD 75 per person with minimum of 4 people in the trip.
- National Museum of Lombok
- Mayura Temple
- Bertais Traditional Market (Sweta Market)
- Narmada Water Palace
- Lingsar Temple
- Lendang Bajur
- Pusuk Monkey Forest
- Malimbu CLiff
National Museum of Lombok
An overall look of local historical artifacts from the ancient to the present of West Nusa Tenggara province.This modern museum has exhibits on the geology, history and culture of Lombok and Sumbawa, If you intend buying any antiques or handicrafts, have a look at the kris (daggers), songket (silver or gold-threaded cloth), basketware and masks for a starting point.(subject to museum hours)
The royal floating palace (Bale Kambang) of the former Balinese kingdom which was built in 1714, it is located in Cakranegara, right opposite to the Pura Meru temple that was built in 1720.
Bertais Traditional Market (Sweta Market)
The biggest daily market in Lombok and center of trading. Its just like many other market in Indonesia, many things are available here such as fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices, rice and fish, local artifacts, also you can find people selling cloth or Sarong in this market. For local people who is not used to do shopping at Mall or Supermarket, they will only go to this kind of market to fullfil their daily needs from food to clothing. Its also located adjacent to the City Bus station where many buses from Bali / Java / Sumbawa stopping by and taking passenger from / to.
Narmada Water Palace
This historical summer place is used to be a palace of Anak Agung Gede Ngurah, one of Balinese king from Karangasem Bali, built in 1727. the name Narmada Was derived from the name of a holy river india. It also meants ‘tear” or “unknown water”. Narmada was built for worshipping the Hindu god, Shiva.Here you see a miniature of Mount Rinjani and Segara Anak lake with a holy temple on the top.
This is a unique and sacred temple of to belief, Hindus and Moslem Waktu Telu who worship together in one place for their own belief. It was built around 1714.it is the oldest and holiest temple in lombok, owned by both Hindus Moslem Waktu telu.
A small traditional sasak market where you can find all the daily needs of local people, from food (a lot of local vegetables, herbs, spices, rice, fish, fruit) as well as clothing. This market is the oldest one in Mataram – Lombok, and has been there for over 15 years.
Pusuk Monkey Forest
This is a tropical reserve rain forest in Lombok. It has a fantastic ocean view and there is friendly monkeys playing on the roadside, it’s definitely worth a stop and feeding them. There are two species of monkey can be mainly found in West Nusa Tenggara, Macaca fasicularis and Tracypithecus auratus. Macaca fasicularis is a dominant species.
Pusuk Park presents an exceptional natural beauty such as the green mountains dotted with thick foliage, steep cliffs and the beauty North Lombok Sea, we can see directly from Pusuk Park Pas.It is more or less reached a height of 1000 m from the surface sea water, the beauties of Landscape will provide the atmosphere that become more meaningful for your travel in lombok island.
The best cliff to view the sunset with magnificent views over Lombok’s beautiful western coastline. When the weather is clear, you can see very beautiful sunset as well as Mount Agung of Bali Island.
Lombok Countryside Tour Inclusion:
- An air conditioned car with driver
- An experienced and licensed guide who will explain you every point you see and anything you want to know about Lombok
- Donation fees for all temples or any tourist object where you need to visit.
- Parking fees
What to wear : Casual Dress / T Shirt with long paint if necessary as if you will need to visit Temple.
What To Bring : Handy Cam, Camera, sun glasses, sun block cream, mosquito repellent (cream or spray)
This tour is started at 9 am in the morning after you have your breakfast in your hotel / villa and it will be finished at the last place Malimbu CLiff during Sunset time)