Situated on the cool eastern
slopes of Mt. Rinjani like a lost secret mountain hideaway, Sembalun Lawang which resides in the remains of a huge
caldera, offers impressive views of the awesome mountain.
Rinjani from Sembalun Lawang appears so close, you could touch
it. From here the climb to the top of mount Rinjani is a lot closer.
Loyok Central Handicraft
Not far from Kota Raja, Loyok and its surrounding area, is
famous for the bamboo crafts that it produces. Many local
designs are created by skilled craftsmen working studiously
each day on an amazing array of products.
This village in east Lombok is known for its traditional woven
cloth. Still produced on old looms by skilled villagers the
cloths are now experiencing a resurgence of interest because
of their natural look.
Kokok Gading & Jeruk Manis Waterfall
Located forty kilometres east of Mataram, this area is famous
for its waterfall, whose water is believed to cure all
diseases if the afflicted bathes in its pools.
Jeruk Manis Waterfall lies in lush
natural forest. Local people call this impressive fall 'Aik
Temer', because they believe its waters are able to cure
Located further north along the road from Loyok, Tete Batu
village is situated on the slopes of Mt. Rinjani, Lombok's
highest mountain. The views of this awesome giant are
breathtaking; a bathe in the local water is also breathtaking
as it is very cold! Treks in the Rinjani foothills are a
popular activity for those visiting Tetebatu.
This impressive sounding area (Kota Raja is literally King
City) is home to an attractive waterfall, as well as offering
stunning views across the region.
The capital city of East Lombok, Selong is an ideal stopover
place for those wishing to go on to Labuhan Haji , Kaliantan
and further to the east.
Upon Kaliantan's white expanse of sand, the Bau Nyale festival
is held yearly at the same time as it celebrated in Kuta South
Senanti's renown as wood carves village where they use a
traditional methods passed down through the generations.
The dense forest which covers Lemor and its surrounding areas
is an ideal place to escape the heat of the day. This lush
place also boast a pool for swimming and various springs.
Suradadi villagers use their traditional skills to make
handicraft items from lontar and palm leaves. Experienced
craftsmen and women create boxes, mats, bags, wallets and
other attractive products in this industrious village.
This traditional village which nestles at the bottom of Mt.
Rinjani, is known for its uncomplicated way of life - a way of
life which has been followed for generations.
Famous for its traditional Sasak dance productions, Lenek is
also home to the Black Monkey. In this village, visitors can
also buy a number of keepsakes that villagers produce.
A famous location from which to view fantastic panoramas which
East Lombok offers, this area also houses a homestay which was
built by the Dutch during their rule in Indonesia.
Gili Lampu, Gili Sulat,
These three islets lie off the coast of North-East Lombok. The
sea around these white sandy jewels are home to an amazing
array of colourful marine life, making it and ideal place to
swim and snorkel. These beautiful islets can be reached by
boat from Labuhan Lombok.
Grave of Selaparang
Its a sacred grave of Selaparang King. This grave is located
at Presak village, Pringgabaya. Its about sixty five
kilometres from Mataram.