8 days in Lombok Itinerary

8 days in Lombok Itinerary

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8 days in Lombok Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Kuta
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2​h
2
Gili Trawangan
— 1 night
Ferry:  15​min
3
Gili Meno
— 1 night
Travel:  1​h 30​min
4
Senaru
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

3
nights
Kuta

Kuta ©
Bustling with international visitors and partygoers all year round, the resort town of Kuta serves as the most popular coastal destination in Bali.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Merese Hill and Gili Nanggu. Visiting Tanjung Ringgit and Tanjung Aan Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuta: Gili Kedis (in Desa Sekotong Barat) and Selong Belanak Beach (in Selong Belanak). The adventure continues: stroll through Batu Payung Beach and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kuta travel route planner .

Jakarta to Kuta is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jakarta to Kuta due to the time zone difference. December in Kuta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Kuta

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Desa Sekotong Barat, Lombok, Selong Belanak Beach, Tanjung Ringgit, Batu Payung Beach
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Tanjung Ringgit ©
Tanjung Ringgit
Gili Nanggu ©
Gili Nanggu
Gili Kedis ©
Gili Kedis

1
night
Gili Trawangan

An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Agung Baiturrahman, head outdoors with Paddle Gili, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gili Trawangan trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Kuta to Gili Trawangan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Gili Trawangan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Gili Meno.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Paddle Gili ©
Paddle Gili
Masjid Agung Baiturrahman ©
Masjid Agung Baiturrahman

1
night
Gili Meno

The smallest of the three islands near Lombok, Gili Meno affords a truly secluded feel, with its tiny population of 500 mainly concentrated in the center.
On the 26th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Gili Meno Turtle Sanctuary, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gili Meno Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gili Meno route planning site .

Gili Meno is just a short distance from Gili Trawangan. In December, daily temperatures in Gili Meno can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Senaru.

Things to do in Gili Meno

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Gili Meno Beach ©
Gili Meno Beach
Gili Meno Turtle Sanctuary ©
Gili Meno Turtle Sanctuary

2
nights
Senaru

Senaru
The village of Senaru serves as the gateway to Mount Rinjani, a nearby active volcano that dominates both the landscape and tourism in the region.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Bayan Beleq, then admire the sheer force of Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sindang Gila Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pura Penataran Agung Rinjani and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Senaru travel planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gili Meno to Senaru. In December, daily temperatures in Senaru can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Senaru

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bayan
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Sindang Gila Waterfall
Sindang Gila Waterfall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall ©

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