Wednesday, June 24, 2015

10 popular travel destinations in West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia



West Nusa Tenggara is a province of Indonesia. As the name implies, this province includes the western part of the Nusa Tenggara Islands. The two largest islands in the province are Lombok at the west side and Sumbawa at the east side. This provincial capital is the city of Mataram on the island of Lombok. The majority of the population in West Nusa Tenggara are muslim (96%)

10 popular travel destinations in West Nusa Tenggara


1. Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani is the second highest mountain in Indonesia after the peak of Jayawijaya. The heights of Mount Rinjani are reaching 3,700 meters. With that altitude, it takes about 4-5 days to reach the summit of Mount Rinjani. Surely it will be an exciting adventure if you can reach the summit of this mountain, completed with very stunning and remarkable landscapes. At the peak of Mount Rinjani there is segara anak, which is a crater lake at the top of the mountain.

Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani



2. Batu Bolong Temple

The other famous travel destinations in west nusa tenggara is Batu Bolong Temple. Batu Bolong temple is closed to Senggigi Beach. It was named Batu Bolong Temple because in this place stood a temple on a large rock. This rock has a hole underneath. So the general picture of Batu Bolong Temple is like Tanah Lot Temple in Bali. Batu Bolong Temple will look more dramatic at sunrise or sunset.

Batu Bolong Temple

Batu Bolong Temple



3. Senggigi Beach

The beach is always crowded by tourists, both domestic and international. Senggigi Beach is similar to Kuta Beach in Bali. This beach has a long shoreline and vast stretch of white sand. The waves on Senggigi beach is fairly quiet so it is suitable for Snoorkling and swimming activities. Senggigi Beach tourism development is already quite good. It was marked with full facilities which are already existing in Senggigi Beach ranging from restaurants, hotels, transportation etc.

Senggigi Beach

Senggigi Beach

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4. Narmada Park

Narmada Park is a park built by King Mataram Lombok in 1727 as a resting place for the king and as a royal official ceremony. The location of the Narmada Park is at the Lembuak village or 10 kilometers from the east side of Mataram city. The place is now becoming an attractive tourist destination for tourists, because you can watch the royal heritage garden and enjoy the beauty of the magnificent building. The tourist sites also provide water source that is believed by people around that can make ageless.

Narmada Park

Narmada Park



5. Sendang Gile Waterfall

Sendang Gile Waterfall is often referred to as Crazy Sendang Waterfall. It is located at Senaru village or in the area of Mount Rinjani. The distance between Spring Gile Waterfall with Lombok City is about 60 km. Just like the water source in Narmada Park, Spring Gile Waterfall also believed to make ageless.


Sendang Gile Waterfall

Sendang Gile Waterfall


6. Segara Anak Lake

Segara Anak Lake actually is the integral part of the Mount Rinjani. Segara Anak Lake has a very nice sight, which is a lake surrounded by high hills. To achieve this site is not so easy because it takes 9 hours to reach the place. You will forget the rough terrain and exhausting trip after reaching this place.

Segara Anak Lake

Segara Anak Lake



7. Lombok Island

Who does not know Lombok? Lombok is even more famous than West Nusa Tenggara. Lombok Island is one of the largest islands in West Nusa Tenggara and is widely used as a tourist destination by tourists, both local and foreign tourists. You can visit many attractions on the island of Lombok, whether visiting tourist attractions in West Lombok, Central Lombok, North Lombok, East Lombok and attractions in Mataram. Lombok Island is one of the famous travel destinations in West Nusa Tenggara.

 Lombok Island

Lombok Island



8. Maluk Beach

It is located on the island of Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara. You have to know that Maluk beach is one of the most attractive beaches due the waves at this beach is great for surfing. In addition, to get to this place it was relatively easy for the transportation to the beach is quite easy. You can get to this place by traveling for about 6 hours from the city of Mataram.

Maluk Beach

Maluk Beach



9. Kuta Beach Lombok

In addition to Kuta Beach in Bali, Lombok also has a beach with the same name, Kuta Beach Lombok. Kuta Beach Lombok is located in Central Lombok. The beauty of Kuta Beach Lombok is not much different from Kuta Beach in Bali. Only in this beach visitors are relatively less compared to the Kuta Beach in Bali.

Kuta Beach Lombok

Kuta Beach Lombok



10. Gili Island

The island consists of three islands which are Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. You can enjoy the beauty of the beautiful underwater reefs here. For the divers you can see turtles at depths of 10-20 meters.

Gili Island

Gili Island

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