It is one of the small Indonesian islands in the Sunda, south of Bali. Lombok, which can be reached from Bali by ferry, fast boat or plane, is a destination famous for its fine sandy beaches, turquoise waters and surf spots, the best known being those of Kuta and Banko Banko. Off the west coast of Lombok, the tiny Gili Islands, where motor vehicles are not allowed, offer even more beaches, coral reefs for scuba diving and snorkelling, but also a sea turtle hatchery. It is the richness of biodiversity that is quite remarkable in this archipelago. The majestic Mount Rinjani, one of Indonesia's highest volcanoes, invites you to hike. Reaching its summit at an altitude of 3,700 m, you can discover the Segara Anak crater lake and a breathtaking panoramic view. You can visit Mataram, the small capital of Tombok, and the Palace of Mayura, the Hindu temple Merru, the Great Lingsar Temple and the Segara Temple. Leaving the city, it is pleasant to cycle through the rice fields. Others prefer not to leave the beaches of the centre of the island, an area of seaside pleasures and idleness, but also a playground for surfers competing against the waves before enjoying this gentle way of life in Lombok, which is attracting more and more tourists in search of calm and unspoilt nature. In any case, don't forget to bring your favourite tourist guide.

What to visit à Lombok?

When to go to à Lombok?

When to go to Lombok? The high season in Bali and on the island of Lombok is July and August, during the dry season, and the low season from October to April, during the wet season. The best time to stay in Lombok is during the dry season but rather from May to October. Bali is the Australians' favourite Asian destination and they go there in large numbers from Christmas to the end of January; in summer, it is European tourists who arrive. This is why the months of May, June and September are the right months to discover Lombok quietly, far from the crowd of tourists.

How to go to à Lombok? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Most agencies and tour operators offer trips to Bali. It is a very popular tourist destination and the tours are multiple and diversified. It is possible to make tours combining all the pleasures of the beach, festive evenings, the discovery of the different Balinese cultures but also of its preserved nature and its rice terraces.

Well served, Bali is a generally safe destination but attention must be paid to road traffic, a source of frequent accidents, and food hygiene must be ensured by drinking only bottled water, in order to prevent the holidays from running out of steam because of a nasty tourist....

Bali has a dense transport network and fast travel due to the small size of this part of Indonesia; there are many taxis and minibuses. Another possibility: the rental of two-wheelers, bicycle or motorcycle, but be careful, you drive on the left and the traffic is chaotic, even dangerous when you are not used to it.

Prepare for your trip à Lombok

Transportation
  • Book a ferry
  • Car Rental
  • Taxi
Accommodations
  • Find a hotel
  • Holiday rental
Stays
  • Tailor-made trip
Services / On site
  • Book a table
  • Activities & visits

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Practical information
When to travel?

When to go to Lombok? The high season in Bali and on the island of Lombok is July and August, during the dry season,...
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Weather forecast

It is always hot, even very hot in Lombok, very close to the equator. The climate is both tropical and equatorial. In...
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Budget

Indonesia is a cheap destination where you can stay in very good hotels for minimal prices, including luxury hotels....
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Formalities

No visa is required for a stay of less than 30 days in Lombok and Indonesia in general. However, a return ticket or o...
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Health

No vaccine is required for Lombok but it is recommended to be vaccinated against tetanus, typhoid and hepatitis A and...
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How to travel by yourself?

Well served, Bali is a generally safe destination but attention must be paid to road traffic, a source of frequent ac...
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How to get organized?

Most agencies and tour operators offer trips to Bali. It is a very popular tourist destination and the tours are mult...
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Getting around

Bali has a dense transport network and fast travel due to the small size of this part of Indonesia; there are many ta...
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