Exploring North and East Lombok; Waterfalls Senaru (Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep)- Gili Kondo/Gili Bidara Snorkeling – Tete Batu Rice Fields
Day 1: We start from your hotel in Senggigi area at 9.00 am for our journey to the Senaru Waterfalls in the North of Lombok. The ride takes about 2 ½ hours, driving along the coastal road, in the meantime enjoying the beautiful scenery of the northern district. In Tanjung we are passing the local daily market where we see the locals selling and buying their daily needs. From Tanjung we continue to Senaru. Arriving at Senaru we can have a break first for your lunch before heading to the beautiful waterfalls. After lunch you get your local guide who will guide you first to the Waterfall Sendang Gile and then to the second one, Tiu Kelep.
Coming back from the waterfalls we start our way to Labuan Pandan, North-east Lombok, a ride of about 1 ½ hours. On the way we stop at Bayan Traditional Village where we can see the first Mosque in Lombok, Masjid Kuno and where the locals making hand-woven fabrics called Tenun. From Bayan we continue to Labuan Pandan driving along the coastal road. Late afternoon we arrive at Labuan Pandan at our overnight Stay. The rest of the day is for relaxing.
Day 2: After breakfast, 8.30 am, our private boat is waiting for us at Labuan Padak, a short ride of about 15 minutes. The first island we will visit is the Mangrove island. Here our snorkeling journey starts. You will be amazed to see the beautiful underwater scenery, many colorful fish and unspoiled reef. From the Mangrove island we move to Gili Kapal the smallest island in this area. Depending on the water circumstances, by low tide, this island will be visible. When high tide this small island will be covered by water. After Gili Kapal we continue to Gili Bidara.
At Gili Bidara we will prepare your lunch, fresh grilled fish or chicken and local vegetables with white rice. In the meantime you have time for relaxing and snorkeling. After lunch, around 14.00 pm the boat brings us back to Labuan Padak where our vehicle is waiting for us to drive us to Tete Batu in the East of Lombok. But first will pick up our luggage and take a refreshing shower before continuing to Tete Batu.The ride to Tete Batu takes about 1 ½ hour. On the way we will have a break at the Giants Trees. These giant trees are planted by the Dutch Lian Purba about centuries ago. Arriving at Tete Batu late afternoon we will bring you to your simple overnight Stay in the village of Tete Batu. The rest of the day is for relaxing or having a walk in the village.
Day 3: After breakfast, around 9.00 am your local guide will show you around for a panoramic walk. He will explain about the local agriculture, such as nutmegs, coffee, vanilla, cacao and so on and bring you to the small waterfall, called Sarang Walet passing a small part of monkey forest. Duration of the total walk in the rice fields is approximately 3 hours. Coming back from enjoying the rice fields you can have your lunch and a short break.
Around 14.00 pm we take our luggage and start our way back to Senggigi area, a ride of about 3 hours. On the way we will visit Sukerare Handweaving Village where we can see the locals making the traditional hand woven fabrics called Tenun. Fom Sukerare we continue to Senggigi area to bring you back to your hotel/ overnight Stay.
Price for 2 persons: IDR 6.200.000 (approx US$ 445,-)
Our daily trip includes:
- an English speaking driver/ guide
- a comfortable air conditioned vehicle with up to 6 seats
- fuel and parking fees
- entrance fee and local guide at the Senaru waterfalls
- overnight stay at Labuan Pandan and Tete Batu including breakfast
- lunch at Gili Bidara
- private boat and snorkeling equipment rental
- local guide in Tete Batu and entrance fee at the waterfall Sarang Walet
- water bottles
- flexible time, depending on the agreement
- special arrangements to carry big groups
- our English speaking guides give you insight to the real Lombok – the history, religion, cultural, art –let us know if you have a special interest.
Not included in the Tour Prices are:
- meals not provided by us such as dinner at Labuan Pandan and Tete Batu, lunch at Senaru and Tete Batu
- personal expenses such as souvenirs, tippings
*our prices already included local Tax*