Cheap Transport Intra Insular
To cross the strait of Bali 5 miles which is only 30 minutes by ferry boat transport one has to drop at Ketapang port, near Banyuwangi city on the eastern tip of Java island. The ferry cross the strait only 30 minutes to reach Gilimanuk port at the western top of Bali islan. During normal season the sea of Bali strait is very calm, but it can be very harsh during rainy seasons of November to February each year. Since the season is not regular anymore it must be checked for updated information on the season. During rainy season the current and waves are very strong and can endanger the boats. There are so many ferry boat the serve the transport between Ketapang and Gilimanuk ports, almost every 5 minutes there are departure and arrival at each port.
The crossing of Lombok strait 38 miles is the same as between Java and Bali, here is from Padangbai port in Bali and Lembar harbor on west Lombok. Only the distance from these 2 ports are very long, the boat need around 6 hours to cross the strait during normal seaons, and can be more during rainy season and if the weather is not good. The same as in Gilimanuk here the number of ferry boat and instensity of the departure and arrival is very tight as the only transport facilities on the sea from Nusa Tenggara to West Indonesia. Ferry boat as small sea transport can also bring cars and trucks with loading, as the trade between Nusa Tenggara and West Indonesia transpoted mostly by land or trucking.
Below are ticket prices for passengers one way:
Ketapang - Gilimanuk public area simple seat Rp 8.000/adult, Rp 6.000/child 4 - 12 years
Padangbai - Lembar Rp 45.000/adult, Rp 30.000/child 4 - 12 years.
Motor bike Ketapang - Gilimanuk Rp 25.000, Padangbai - Lembar Rp 65.000
- 2 Night Lombok Highlight
- 3 Night Lombok Highlisht
- Budget Lombok Packages
- Lembar shorex sea port
- 7 Days Lombok Round trip
- Mataram city tour
- Mountain trekking Rinjani
- Package tours
- Sasak ethnic tour
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.