Lombok - Visit Indonesia

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Lombok is an island in the Sunda Kecil archipelago or Nusa Tenggara are separated by the Lombok Strait from Bali to the west and Leat Alas east of Sumbawa. The island has a population of 3,166,685 inhabitants (2010 census) with a density of 670 / km2 has incredible natural beauty. Lombok including homogeneous regions, consisting of Sasak, Balinese, Chinese-peranakan, Sumbawa, Flores, and Arab descent.


Lombok Strait marks the boundary of the flora and fauna of Asia. Starting from the island of Lombok to the east, flora and fauna more shows similarity with the flora and fauna found in Australia than Asia. The topography of the island is dominated by Rinjani volcano which reaches the height of 3,726 meters above sea level and make it as the third highest mountain in Indonesia.


Approximately 80% of this island is the Sasak tribe, a tribe that is still close to the Bali tribe, but most converted to Islam. The rest of the population is Balinese, Javanese, Chinese and Arabic.

Got Overlooked

Lombok is known as an attraction for foreign tourists in the 1990s, but the economic crisis in 1997 made ​​the island's tourism potential is neglected. This condition is exacerbated by the occurrence of inter-ethnic violence and religion in 2000 in the whole of Lombok, causing a massive displacement of minorities. But some time later, the situation has improved and in 2007 the tourism sector became one of the leading sectors for the province of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), particularly the island of Lombok.

Tourism object

  • Senggigi Beach
  • Cakranegara
  • Gili Air
  • Gili Meno
  • Gili Trawangan
  • Mount Rinjani
  • Kuta Beach, Lombok
  • Sembalun
  • Tetebatu
  • Spring Gile Waterfall
  • Gili Nangu
  • Gili Sundak
  • Gili Tangkong
  • Monkey Forest Pusuk
  • Sentanu

Cultural Tourism

  • Rambitan  
  • Sukarara
  •  Masjid Bayan Beleq
  •  Pura Suranadi
  •  Lingsar
  •  Narmada Park
  •  Taman Mayura 


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