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Duration: 8 Days, 7 Nights
Locations: Lombok
Starting From: US$ 575 (min 2 persons)
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Overview

During this tour you get to know the culture, nature and underwater world of Lombok You will stay on exotic island and meet the traditional Sasak people of North and East Lombok and experience their traditional food and dance. You walk through the beautiful nature of Lombok and watch the making of local crafts like weavings and pottery.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Tetebatu

    After arrival in Lombok our driver will take you to Tetebatu in app 1.5 – 2 hours. Tetebatu is a small village on the lower slopes of the mighty Rinjani volcano beautifully situated between rice and tobacco fields. On your way to Tetebatu you will visit a local market where you can buy some exotic fruits. The rest of the day is free at leisure.

    Accommodation: Green Orry Inn

  • Day 2: Tetebatu – East Sasak

    Today, you and your local guide will start with a walking trip from your hotel. The walk will take about 2.5/3 hours at easy pace through rice fields, plantations, kampungs (small village), irrigation canals and local activities. You will meet the driver again in Lendang Nangka and continue to the village of Penakak to observe a demonstration of pottery making and short walk around the village. After this we will continue to Pringgasela where local family will cook a delicious lunch for your and introduce you to a variety of Sasak food of Lombok. After lunch the local guide will take you through the village to see the process of traditional hand weaving. The youth in this village try to collaborate with the pottery making and weaving patterns by painting their pots. On the way back to your accommodation, you can stop in Loyok village to see production process of bamboo crafts.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation: Green Orry Inn

  • Day 3: Tetebatu – Limbungan – Labuan Pandan

    Today you will drive for about 1, 5 hours to Sapit Village. Here you will start walking through this small village and its rice terraces and plantations. You will discover the daily life of the Sasak people who life in these hilly areas. You will be introduced to the crops on the local plantations during your trek. A picnic lunch will be served on the way. After visiting the village, you will continue the trip to Labuan Pandan by car. A local family who will be your host today will welcome you, they will cook a delicious dinner and you learn all about life in a kampung.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation: Pondok Siola(AC Bungalow)

  • Day 4: Labuan Pandan – Snorkeling Trip – Senaru

    Before we drive all the way to Senaru you will go for a snorkeling trip to the small islands of East Lombok called Labuan Pandan. There are 3 ‘gili’s’ (small islands) that you can visit. You will have a pic-nic lunch one on of the islands the guide will already have arranged a lunch box for you. If you like you can discuss with your guide to visit Petagan Island. This island is protected for mangrove conservation. After coming back onto the mainland you continue the drive towards Senaru. The drive takes approximately 2 more hours. On the way to your accommodation you can stop to see an old mosque in Bayan just before you get to your hotel

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation: Pondok Senaru(Superior Room)

  • Day 5-7: Senaru – Gili Meno

    The surroundings of Senaru are fertile and lush. It is the starting point of a nice and easy panorama walk guided by an English-speaking guide. On the way you visit villages where its inhabitants still live according to ancient religion and traditions of ‘Watutelu’. You will see that the villagers are most happy to invite you in their homes. The walk goes through rice fields and ends at an imposing waterfall. In the afternoon we transfer to Bangsal where you will cross the sea by boat to Gili Meno. Gili Meno is the most beautiful of the three bounty islands that are lying off shore just northwest of Lombok. This is an ideal place to relax, swim or snorkel. The place is famous for its miraculous sunsets.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Kontiki Meno(Superior Room)

  • Day 8: Gili Meno

    You will be transferred to the aiport.

    Meals: Breakfast