Lombok Island is one of the favorite Vacation destination after Bali. The island is already captured the heart of many people, including local traveler who likes backpacker-an alias to travel alone without a Travel Agent. The number of variants of traveling activity that can be done here to be one of the main reasons for competing backpacker visiting Lombok. Moreover, some time ago Lombok entry at number five favorite island in Tripadvisor traveler version (Read: Again Again, entered the order No. 5 Lombok Island vaforite Asia ) Click here: Gili cat
Several water activities such as kayaking, snorkeling, fun diving, glass bottom boat or banana could be an interesting activity when in Lombok. In addition, nature lovers can also try to explore the beauty of Mount Rinjani is the highest mountain number 2 in Indonesia. Attractions Lombok particularly Gili Trawangan is always to make the traveler never run out of ideas to try out a variety of activities, even at night any time you can come to enjoy the party at some bar and restaurant that was there.
Vacation to Lombok can be implemented by anyone, even with a very meager budget. You can choose to Lombok holiday backpacker style. Usually the most budget drain the wallet when the holiday was the hotel, transport, food or tourism activities as well. Now, through this article, we will try to share tips Backpacker to Lombok to minimize the swelling budget.
If you are a backpacker from Jakarta, the best tips is to use the train. You could just use a plane if it has a budget of more, but of course must always be watching the news about the info promo tickets. Some aircraft serving routes Lombok include Citylink, Garuda and Lion Air.
If you do not get a ticket promo, the best alternative is to use a train with detail as follows:
ROUTE TO LOMBOK BACKPACKER FROM JAKARTA:
Train ride from Pasar Senen Jakarta-Surabaya Gubeng towards the price range of 65,000 DIR Economic promo ticket only.
After that, continue the journey by train to the Railway Station Banyuwangi. Ticket prices range between £ 40,000 s / d £ 50,000 (before rising yesterday)
From Banyuwangi Station, walk to the Port of Ketapang about 15 minutes away
From the Port of Ketapang, use a ferry boat to the port of Gilimanuk in Bali. Ferry Tikel prices range between £ 10,000 s / d £ 35,000 with a distance of about 30 minutes.
From Gilimanuk in Bali, you can proceed with the BUS to the port of Padang Bai. BUS from Gilimanuk Padang Bai operates from 02:30 hours before dawn with a ticket price of about £ 50,000
From Padang Bai, further towards the Sheet Harbour in Lombok using Ferry with tickets £ 55,000 per person. Ferry from Padang Bai Port to the Port of Lombok every 30 minutes with a travel time of about 4 hours on the sea. During the trip from Padang Bai to the Sheet Harbour you will see a view of the sea with small mountains and beautiful bay, a bit like a view Gili Profit at NTT Komodo.
Arriving her you in Sheet Harbour Lombok, continue the journey to Kota Mataram with shutle transport or public transport. Cost about £ 35,000 per person depending on the transport you use.
In the city of Mataram, you can find jasmine or standard class accommodation hostel with a price range of £ 250,000 s / d 350,000 permalam. If you want cheap, look at Cakranegara Area. Some hotels are our recommendations are still relatively cheap in Mataram is:
ADDITIONAL INFO FOR BACKPACKER TO LOMBOK: If you want to live close to the destination you want to visit, you should choose the Inn at Central Regional Tourism Senggigi or in Gili Trawangan. Some of them being our recommendations are
In addition to the hotel in Senggigi, you can also choose accommodation in Gili Trawangan with various types of accommodation available, ranging from jasmine-class and standard hostel, or resort resort with 2 or 3 who still promo in Agoda. In selecting the type of accommodation, you should consider the distance of travel and accommodation so that your holiday is more effective and certainly could save the budget for transportation.
As a suggestion, if your main objective is to Gili Trawangan holiday, we recommend the first night stay in the central area of Senggigi tourism if arriving in Lombok her late in the afternoon. But if you arrive in Lombok in the morning or during the day can go straight to Gili Trawangan route as follows: Sheet Harbour – Mataram – Senggigi – Port Ward – Crossing to Gili Trawangan . Or if you want a fast, call a travel services in Mataram usually provides a shuttle service from Mataram sheet or vice versa.
The range of costs for the service are as follows:
Sheet Harbour to Mataram: Using Public Transport / Shutle Bus: Public Transport in Sheet Harbour Terminal Mandalika these usually serve in Sweta. From Sweta you can find a public transport route Senggigi or wait Damri. The price range of public transport to Terminal Mandalika is Rp. 35,000 Using Ojeks: If you are looking for a motorcycle taxi services in Sheet Harbour, you should look for a motorcycle taxi service uniform which is the official motorcycle taxi services in Sheet Harbour. Prior to ride motorcycles, you should negotiate the price first in the beginning let me comfortable.
For the tariff sheet Mataram usually ranges between Rp. 20,000 to Rp. 45,000 depending on your offer. Using Taxi : Argo from the port to the city of Mataram Sheet ranged between Rp. Sd Rp 100,000. 150,000 depending on the route. Using the Services of Travel : Some travel services in Lombok , especially in Mataram and Senggigi set around Rp. 200,000 of Sheet Harbour to Mataram or Senggigi, depending on negotiations, using private transport.
Mataram to Senggigi :
From the city of Mataram to Senggigi you can use the services of a motorcycle taxi or public transport route Mataram to Ampenan or to Kebon Kota Roek Bemo yellow with a range of the maximum budget of Rp. 10,000 and proceed from Ampenan / Kebon Roek to Senggigi using Public Transport with budget Rp. 5000 per person.
Senggigi to Port Ward:
Public transport from Senggigi to Port ward rare. Another alternative is to use taxy or Travel services in Senggigi with a range of the maximum budget of Rp. 200,000 or use a motorcycle taxi with a budget of around Rp. 50,000
The crossing to Gili Trawangan
crossing to Gili Trawangan serviced almost every hour, using the public boat (wooden boat) with a capacity of 20 people with a ticket price of Rp. 15,000 per person. Unfortunately for the public boat, you have to wait for tickets reached up to 20 or 20 of its first new boat departed.
Well, if you’ve got Gili Trawangan, you just choose a place to stay that is according to your budget. If you choose on the seaside, some cheap lodging alternatives that you can find at this link . If you want a cheaper again, look for information about the standard hostel is located somewhat in the island with a price range of between Rp. 200,000 s / d Rp. 300,000, depending on the type and the facilities provided by the inn-related.
Some interesting activities that you can do in Gili Trawangan as it surrounds the island by bike or Cidomo (Andong). If using a bike, you only need a budget of around Rp. 25,000 or Rp. 75,000 for a day. If using Cidomo, you should spend Rp. 150,000 per one-way passenger with a maximum of 3 people.
For those of you who like snorkeling, just looking for a snorkeling equipment rental on the seaside or at several local restaurants with a price range of rental Rp. 25,000 per appliance. Want more interesting? You can try to take a snorkeling packages to three islands (Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air) with a budget of Rp. 100,000 people use the public glass bottom boat that operates 1x per day ie at 09:00 am. You’ll be taken to a snorkeling spot beautiful spot with millions of fish are docile. Exciting is not it ??
Anyway, do not forget to try the enormity of the typical culinary Ayam Taliwang Lombok is usually combined with spicy kale pelecing. Both of these culinary menu will pamper you and will make you addicted. Besides Ayam Taliwang , you can also try beberok eggplant, Bebalung, Sate Bulayak, Rice Race PUYUNG and culinary Lombok culinary others. Some of these foods can be found in Gili Trawangan night market and also in the city of Mataram and the surrounding areas.
In addition to Gili Trawangan , you also need to glance at other destinations in Lombok, namely Cape Coast Bloam , Turkish Semeti , Gili Kondo in East Lombok , Pink Beach in Lombok Timur , Gulf Mekaki & Beach Sekotong , Niagara Asin , Waterfall Tiu Teja , waterfall Tiu Kelep, Kuta and Tanjung Aan , waterfall Sendang Gila, Taman Narmada water , and more on the menu of tourist destinations
For mengexplore some tourist destinations Lombok is you should hire a motorbike Area Senggigi to better conserve your budget. This is due to some of these destinations are not bypassed public transport. If the fear of lost, use GPS and maps on your android HP as a signpost or simply join our community on Facebook and ask there.
Hopefully Tips and Backpacker These Jakarta to Lombok from this time can give an overview of activities and details of your trip while in Lombok. Good luck.