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Things To Do In Lombok

Next stop: Lombok! You're about to point your compass in a new direction. Always up for inventive ways to get your kicks and have an eye-opening adventure, you're prepared to discover an exciting destination like a pro. Reserve your activities now, and all you'll have left to do is pack your trunk and prepare to have fun, because Expedia can connect you with loads of things to do.

  • The activities in Lombok are not only among the best, but they won't cost an arm and a leg. We have 20 things to do here, and you can make them yours starting at just £18. Reserve your favourite activities and day trips on Expedia at an ideal value, and you may still have money for a fancy hotel or upscale dinner while you are travelling.
  • Lombok is a favourite among sightseers similar to yourself. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for the next holiday to Lombok to check out local hot spots and explore the best things to do. The top activities can earn the attention of even well-versed travellers, and one look at our list explains why. Our activities includes an impressive variety of historically themed outings and excitement. With unequalled ways to discover the best this area has to offer like a Private Gili Islands Tour & Snorkelling Experience and Private Rinjani Mountain Rainforest & Gangga Waterfalls Trek, there is an abundance of opportunities to choose from when you browse through all the activities available here at Expedia.

Our activities are the perfect way to organise your holiday. It takes a bit of planning to best get the feel for Lombok, particularly when you long to schedule in trips to museums and outdoor activities. And it's clear that you're someone who likes to get out and about遥ou are ready to get out and take it all in. You're eager to sign up for the most essential activities around, and an exploration of historic city neighbourhoods is what you love best. Book guided tours on Expedia, and leave your map behind.

Things to Do in Lombok

Situated in the heavenly blue waters of the Indian Ocean, the island of Lombok is one of Indonesia’s fastest growing tourist destinations. Less well known than the nearby island of Bali, Lombok has a rugged, arid landscape, and is surrounded by smaller, fertile islands, offering a range of things to do. Discover the marine life, lie back on untarnished sandy beaches, head on a trek through the rainforest to the active volcano Mount Rinjani, or simply explore Lombok’s many temples and villages.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Lombok

Mataram — The largest city on Lombok, the port of Mataram has many beaches and is home to the mystical 18th century water palace, Mayura Garden. Also nearby is Narmada Park. Beautifully landscaped, the park homes an exquisite Hindu Temple and a fountain of youth, which is said to grant long life to all who drink from it.

Gili Islands — The three small Gili Islands to the northwest of Lombok house a number of small resorts with beach huts, gentle waves lapping at sandy shores and divine diving on the wildlife-rich coral reef. Cars are banned here, ensuring that the Gili Islands remain as unscathed and remote as they always have been.

Senggigi — Lombok’s main tourist resort, Senggigi is the ideal spot for a day of sun, sea, surf and sand, with all the amenities you could need. For a break from the beach, head to the nearby Hindu temple of Pura Batu Bolong. Teetering on the water’s rocky edge, the sunset from here is quite breathtaking.

Mount Rinjani — The jewel in Lombok’s crown, magnificent Mount Rinjani is an active volcano. Complete with a crater lake and blanketed by rainforests, Rinjani offers hiking routes for many different experience levels. An experienced guide is strongly recommended however, especially for those looking to explore the rim of the volcano’s caldera.

Things to See in Lombok

Discover the beautiful landscape of Mount Rinjani under the watchful eye of an experienced guide, with a private Rinjani Mountain rainforest trek. See temples, discover the flora and fauna of the rainforest and refresh yourself in the watery mists of the Gangga Waterfalls. You’ll also pass through local villages, where you’ll witness ancient weaving traditions in action. Alternatively, discover unspoiled desert island views with a private Gili Islands full day tour by boat.

Things to Do in Lombok

Further explore the Gili Islands with a private island tour and snorkelling experience. The coral reefs are completely unspoiled and the marine life is more beautiful and diverse than you could imagine. Don’t miss the sea turtle hatchery either, where you might spot some of these adorable seafaring reptiles crawling towards the azure of the ocean. Finally, for a taste of the local city culture, book a private half-day city tour in Mataram. This will guide you through all the market stalls and alleyways of Lombok’s ancient capital, where you’ll no doubt be able to pick up a special souvenir.