18 January 2017
This short island hopping tour of Lombok and Gili makes a great add on to any holiday in Bali or one of the other Indonisian islands. Lombok is located to the east of Bali and is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations as it boasts untouched, pristine beaches, the huge volcano of Mount Rinjani, and a spectacular variety of different landscapes and scenery. On this trip, which includes a stay on the Gili islands, you can see all the sights and relax and unwind on beautiful beaches.
On arrival on the island, at either Teluk Kode or Lombok airport, you will be met by one of our tour representatives and driven to your hotel in the Senggigi area. Here you can relax and soak up the sun and enjoy the water sports on offer, go out and explore on your own, shop for souvenirs, meet the local people and try some of the specialty dishes at one of the nearby restaurants.
Today you travel to Banyumulek Village with your English speaking guide. This village is famous for its pottery decorated with fibber covering, and its horse and cart transport system. Then visit Sukarare Village – known for its fine weaving and see the traditional techniques close up. Travel on to the southernmost point of the island to see the famous beaches such as Selung Belanak, Kuta and Tanjung Aan. After lunch at a restaurant stop at the traditional village called Sade and see the unique houses made out of dung and mud before returning to your hotel.
An early morning pick up sees you on a fast boat to Gili Terawangan. On arrival at the harbour, you will be met and taken by horse and cart to your hotel as there are no cars on the island. Today you can spend relaxing on the beach or take one of a number of excursions. The waters around Gili Terawangan area teaming with coral, rich with tropical fish, turtles and other marine life. Try snorkelling or just ride a bicycle around the island. Don’t miss sunset on the western side with views across to Bali.
Today your short trip to Lombok and Gili comes to an end, so make the most of your time on the island before being picked up by horse and cart and taken back to the harbour then on to the airport. This short island hopping tour will enhance any holiday to Indonesia and is particularly good if you are spending time in Bali and want another Indonesian island adventure.
Standard fr £503pp
Rates based on twinshare
International flights not included unless otherwise stated