Welcome to West Nusa Tenggara
Known as Nusa Tenggara Barat or NTB is part of the island chain originally called the Lesser Sunda Islands and refers to the islands directly to the east of Bali. Located slightly south of the equator. NTB is composed of two main island : Lombok and Sumbawa, as well as hundreds of smaller islands and coral atolls in the surrounding waters. The NTB region offers a fascinating variety of landscapes, places of interest and various activities for the tourist. Tropical islands and coastlines lined with pristine beaches, fabulous waters for swimming, sunbathing, sailing, surfing and underwater activities await travelers to the area.
Has a chain of volcanic mountains in the north, providing majestic scenery and lush agricultural lands on its slopes. The highest peak, Mt Rinjani, towers 3.726m above sea level. The surrounding countryside and its internationally recognized as a world-class destination for trekking and mountain climbing. Around the slopes of Rinjani are forests and agricultural areas, sprinkled with waterfall and surrounded by stunning scenery. In other parts of the island, terraced rice, natural jungle and age-old forest thrive in the rice volcanic soil.
Known locally as “gili” surround Lombok and provide endless opportunities for diving, snorkeling, and fishing in the calm, clear water. The most famous of these, the “gili islands” are three small island in the northwest coast, which attract thousands of tourists annually to their idyllic shores. Equally beautiful islands lie off the southwest, south and northeast coasts and undeveloped, but are delightful for day-trips and underwater tours.
To the east of Lombok
Sumbawa is an exciting destination with several mountain ranges, volcanic ridges, inspiring landscapes and ancient craters. Mt. Tambora, which dominates the north of the island, is credited with the most destructive eruption in recorded history and provides an insight into the power of volcanic activity and its own awesome appeal.
Lombok and Sumbawa offer that many thing to all types of travelers, whether they are looking for peace and relaxation in beautiful surroundings; or excitement and adventure in some of the most dramatic settings in Indonesia. These are islands that appeal to those with a sense of adventure, a natural curiosity about anther cultures, and appreciation for true natural beauty.
BALI TO LOMBOK BY AIR
- – Merpati Airlines flies direct between Bali and Lombok (0370 621111)
- – Trigana air operates three flights between Bali and Lombok daily (0370 6162433)
- – Trans Nusa Air flies between Lombok and Bali every day (0370 6162433)
Selaparang Airport in Lombok currently handles international arrivals and has full Visa on arrival
- facilities, with efficient and fast Visa processing.
- – Silk Air (a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines) flies direct between Lombok and Singapore, three times per
- week (0370 628255)
- – Merpati Airlines flights every day between Lombok and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (via Surabaya)
- (0370 621111. www.merpati.co.id)
European connections are easy via Jakarta in Java. Direct flights from Jakarta to Lombok are available every day and are usually timed to connect with European flights, Lombok is easily accessible from Jakarta, Bali, Jogjakarta and Surabaya and is an
BALI TO LOMBOK BY SEA
Padang Bai Harbour
provides the most efficient link between mainland Bali and Lombok. With the completion of the new Sunrise By pass, Padang bai now can be reached from Sanur in less than an hour, it is a similar travel time is between Ubud and Padang Bai. Add approximately 30 minutes if traveling from Kuta or Nusa Dua. If moving between Padang Bai and North East Bali, Candidasa is minutes away, amend approximately one hour and Tulamben ninety minutes.
Lembar Harbour (Lombok)
is approx. 1 hour south of Senggigi, Lombok. Arrange your own transfers and buy tickets direct from the harbours, or use a reputable tour company to provide a throughout services.
Public Ferries depart every two hours for the sea voyage between Padang Bai Harbour (Bali) and lembar Harbour (Lombok). The crossing between the islands takes approx. 4 to 5 hours.
Gili Cat, an Australian-built small fast ferry, departs from Padang Bai harbour on Bali at 09.00 am every day and travels to Gili Trawangan (Lombok), before making the return trip to Bali, departing Gili Trawangan at ‘’.30 am. Lombok mainland pick-up and departures are daily from Teluk Kodek, (just next to Teluk Nare), arriving at Teluk Kodek at 10.30 am and laving at 12.15 pm. Their service also includes free transfers between Padang Bai, Ubud, Kuta and Sanur on Bali.
Blue Water Express is operated by Blue Water Safaris, providing transfers
between Bali and Gili Trawangan. BWS operates two boat, with 25 and 15
passenger capacities, departing from Benoa harbour in Bali every day at 08.00
am and from Gili trawangan at 11.00 am. Fares included air-conditioned hotel
transfers in Bali.
Come joint us :
LOMBOK TRIPLE DIVISION tours
We provides Triple Division :
- Tours and Travel division
- Car Rental Division
- Lombok Trekking Division