LMB-01 Short Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival – Kuta Tour
Meeting service at Lombok International Airport then set out on an excursion to Rambitan traditional Sasak village and Kuta and Tanjung Aan turquoise white sandy beach for swimming. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Then drive down to Sukarara weaving village and Banyumulek pottery village. In the afternoon check in at Senggigi area hotel.
Day 02 Full day Gili Trawangan Tour
Breakfast at hotel then start the tour with a visit to Kekait traditional market and Sidemen palm sugar village. Then proceed the trip to Pusuk preserved Monkey forest from where the beautiful rice paddy field near Bangsal harbor can be seen. Ride the boat to Gili Trawangan to enjoy the under water view of a fantastic turquoise beach. In the afternoon drive back to hotel through Malimbu hill to enjoy the breathtaking scenary of Gili Air, Meno, and Trawangan. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.
Day 03 Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Free program while waiting for pick service to the airport.
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- Sasak ethnic tour
Nothing was known about Lombok before 17th century. The Sasak the original population of Lombok seemed not to active in developing their country. The record about Lombok was started in 1677 AD when kingdom of Goa, Makassar, South Sulawesi tried to overrun Lombok. In that struggle of Sasak Chiefs, Bali strengthened his control in Lombok and in 1750 the whole island was under control of Karangasem kingdom, one of the small kingdom in East coast of Bali.
By the end of 18th century one of Sasak chief invited Dutch to rule their land in return to the service that the Dutch must spell out Karangasem kingdom from Lombok. The Dutch was interested, and the first army was disembarking in Lombok, but was defeated by the prince with their army, The second army of Dutch drawn from Java was able to subdue the kingdom after bombarded Ampenan the center of kingdom in Lombok, and after the marching of prince and all the army and families to face the guns of Dutch army until the last drop of blood. This war was known as Puputan Lombok.
Now Lombok was under the Dutch administration, and the Dutch was welcome like god as their liberator from Karangasem kingdom, and as promised by the Sasak Chiefs, the Dutch now control the island. The control of Dutch become a nightmares for the Sasaks since the heavy taxes was imposed without exception. The rice was all collected and brought to the the Dutch headquarters. This was continuing for years until what was everyone deadly did not want, it was happened -- the great famine of 1938 on.
The rule of Balinese in Lombok some cultural aspects of Bali were applied such as water irrigation system, social organization, and religion. The co-operation between the Sasak and Bali was going well inter-marriage was common. The Sasak who make-up 90% of the total population of Lombok are all Moslem, while Balinese who mostly live on West Lombok and in the city of Mataram, Ampenan, and Cakaranegara were remain Hindu. There are many interesting place belong to the Hindu kingdom in Mataran and surrounding area of the city
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour.