About Lombok

BEST THINGS TO DO IN LOMBOK

Lombok is a tropical paradise island. Very exciting and full of surprises. A great place to be for family vacation, incentive tours, ideal holiday destination for young and old. For first time visitors, Lombok with its natural charm, never fail to amaze anyone.

Island HoppingFun Sun SeaMountain Adventure
SnorkellingScuba divingFreedive
Visit Historical SitesSport FishingEco-Tourism
Good Food | CulinaryParty in Gili TrawanganExtreme Sports
ROMANTIC VACATION AND TOURS
Wedding PhotographyBeach and Island Wedding
Romantic HoneymoonAnniversary Vacation


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WHAT TO DO IN LOMBOK?

HOW’S THE WEATHER ON THE ISLAND?

Lombok is a tropical island with warm climate and humid weather all year round. Temperature range from 21 – 32 Celsius. Wet season starts from November to end January. The hot season start from May-October.

Perfect days with bright daylight, green scenery and beautiful sunsets are between April – September. Tourist high season in Lombok is mid-July till end-September and mid-December till first week of January.

 Sunset In Pantai Batu Payung, Lombok Tourist Attraction

How to get to Lombok? Easy! Getting to Lombok is easy. if you are already in Indonesia, simply grab any domestic airline. If you are coming from another country; almost all international airlines fly to Indonesia. Some are direct flights to Lombok and via Bali.

Other form of transportation to Lombok is by sea. Speed boat services from Bali are plenty that has many trips to Lombok. Its around 90mins on a chartered speed boat, while the normal public sea transfer takes about 2 hours.

Domestic Flights To LombokDirect flights from Australia
GARUDA INDONESIAGARUDA INDONESIA
WINGS AIRSINGAPORE AIRLINE
CITILINK AIRAIRASIA
BATIK AIRSILKAIR
LION AIR
Direct Flight From Singapore and Malaysia
SINGAPORE AIRLINE
AIRASIA
Via Bali (with transits and connecting flights)
SINGAPORE AIRLINEMALAYSIA AIRLINE
GARUDA INDONESIAQATAR AIRWAYS
EMIRATES AIRKOREAN AIRLINE
PHILIPPINES AIRLINESBRITISH AIRWAYS
ROYAL BRUNEICATHAY PACIFIC
QANTAS AIRWAYSTHAI AIRWAYS
AEROFLOTCHINA SOUTHERN
EVA AIRKLM
ANA

The Lombok Local Community
Population is about 2.5 million people. The local inhabitants of Lombok are called
Sasak who make up 70% of the local population. The other ethnic groups are Balinese, Chinese, Arabian, and Javanese. Bahasa Indonesia is the National Language, English is widely spoken.

Lombok has three main districts with three capital cities: Mataram in the west, Praya in central and Selong in east Lombok. The majority of business and commercial activities are in the capital city of Mataram in west Lombok.

Majority of the local community are Muslims. Other religions are practiced freely i.e Hinduism and Christianity.

Economic growth in Lombok is based on tourism, agriculture, and handicrafts.

kota tua ampenan
                            Old Town of Ampenan in Mataram

Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. It forms part of the chain of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with the Lombok Strait separating it from Bali to the west and the Alas Strait between it and Sumbawa to the east.

The shape of Lombok is circular. It has a “tail” (Sekotong Peninsula) to the southwest, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) across and a total area of about 4,514 square kilometres (1,743 square miles).

The provincial capital and largest city on the island is Mataram. Within Mataram is an oldest town called Kota Tua Ampenan which was built in the early 1920s by traders and settlers of the island.

The Island Of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Regency, Indonesia

Before Departure

Lombok is a tropical island. Well, casual beach wear! Basically, whatever is comfortable for you.

If you are going for the Mount Rinjani adventure, it is recommended to have a sturdy pair of trail shoes or hiking boots. It is preferable to dress in layers and wear clothing that will wick away perspiration and keep you dry and comfortable. Don’t forget warm clothes too because nights on the mountain trail can be very chilly.

How do I find out about the visa requirements for the trip I am interested in?

We recommend that all tourists to Lombok check with their local embassy regarding to visa rules and regulations. Embassy websites always have information about requirements, visa costs as well as required forms.

How do I obtain my Visa?

Please contact the relevant local embassy to organise your visa.

Do you assist with Visas?

No, we can’t assist in application of visas. You can do this through the respective embassy of your nationality.

What about passport validity?

All foreign visitors entering Indonesia must have at least 180 days validity on their passport upon arrival to any port of entry in this country. Visitors will be denied entry should their passport fail to show the mentioned requirement.

NOTE: Drugs trafficking in Indonesia carries the mandatory death sentence. Please ensure the content of your luggage do not contain any banned substance

Am I insured during my tour in Lombok?

Just like any airline company; we provide general insurance for our customers that insures them during the duration of the tour. However, it is the choice of each customer to include our insurance policy into the tour package.

How about travel insurance?

We do not provide personal travel insurance which involves the embarkation and disembarkation point of countries.

What does my policy need to cover?

Should you choose to include a tour insurance with us, the policy will be ‘comprehensive’ during the tour period; providing cover against personal accident, death, medical expenses, emergency repatriation and personal liability.

NOTE: Terms and policy apply

Not much, remember our trips are all inclusive. We do suggest you bring appropriate clothing to fit the season and a day pack to carry extra snacks and water. Also some cash in Indonesia currency (Rupiah).

Common Questions

Does PT. ADA Events Asia have events that I can be part of ?

PT. ADA Events Asia owns the International Lombok Jazz Festival. For our events and festival production, we usually engage many volunteers and freelance production personnel from Indonesia and abroad. If you have experience in any type of work relating to events coordination, and keen to be part of our exciting team; kindly send us your resume via CONTACT US 

 

I am interested in affiliation programs by ADA Events Asia – May I have more info?

PT. ADA Events Asia offers exciting perks and benefits to business affiliates. For information on what’s available right now, tell us about your ambitions and experience at CONTACT US

On Your Trip

What time can I check in upon my arrival hotel?

Check-in times can vary from hotel to hotel and region to region. Generally, they are between 12pm – 2pm. If you do arrive earlier, you’ll be able to store your luggage with the hotel and head out to explore for a couple of hours.

Can I request an early check-in?

We can’t guarantee any requests for early check-in.

Are there anyone to meet me upon my arrival at the airport?

All our tour packages INCLUDE  transportation upon arrival and departure. Also our tours include transfers between hotel/resort and destinations as per tour itinerary.

Is tipping common in Lombok? 

Yes, it is a common practice to tip. Normal tipping rate is IDR3,000.00 – 5,000.00 (approximately USD0.23 – 0.38). Some tourist spot i.e. Pura Batu Bolong require a small donation IDR10,000.00 (USD0.75) At the end of your trip, if you’re happy with the service you received, you can tip your guide. While it may not be customary to you, it’s of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your stay in Lombok.

Upon arrival your guide will brief you on what to do when tipping is required.

What type of ground transportation is used?

The type of transport used are comfortable. The size depends on your trip style and how many people in the travelling group.

Payment

No, we do not charge any extra fees or fuel surcharges. The listed price is the price you pay. Including tax. Simply means Nett Price for every tour package (unless stated)

Our company policy do not practice refunds and cancellation after booking confirmation. However, you can reschedule your travel date. Rescheduling must be informed via call/email within 72 hours prior to your arrival date. All notice to reschedule must be submitted with the booking reference.

Payment is EASY and SECURE!

Making a payment is easy. Our website is secured with EV SSL. You can see our company name PT ADA EVENTS ASIA, with a green lock and green bar on your browser. This makes it a secured site for payment gateway.

You can choose from three payment methods 1) PayPal  2) Credit Card  3) Bank Transfer. Click the BUY/BOOK button, and follow the instructions to make a successful payment

Trip Choice

Food and special dietary requirements are important – will they be catered for?

Usually, we informed in advance to your hotel/resorts of your choice prior to your arrival. However, some out-of-the-way places can be very difficult to guarantee. We will let you know if there are places on your itinerary where this is the case.

Suggestion: It is also a great idea to bring a card with your dietary requirements written in the local language for those times you are eating away from the group.

Food is Ok in Lombok?

Food is one of the most exciting part of travelling to different countries. Sample authentic culinary from your vacation adventures. In addition, our flexible itineraries often allow you to savour our meal plans and/or eat out on your own.

Can I drink the water in Lombok?
Water from tap in Lombok, and generally in Indonesia, are not for consumption purpose; only for washing and bathing. We advice our tourists to drink processed water (mineral water/spring water). All hotels/resorts provide bottles of water to every room. This matter is not a cause for concern. Our guides will brief you daily on your itinerary, including your food and beverage in the duration of your stay in Lombok.

Which type of tour package is right for me?

We have several tour types of tour packages that cover a whole range of travel experience. To find out which one is ideal for you, check out at the home page our TOUR TYPES and  MOST POPULAR TOURS

 

Are trips physically demanding?

Want to lie in a hammock and not move until cocktail hour? We’ve got a trip for that. Want to power up the side of mountain at high altitude? We’ve also got a trip for that. To determine what type of trip suits you best, each of our trips comes with a Description on every tour package.

Can’t make up your mind? Contact Us to let us know what you have in mind. We customize all tour packages to suit our customers’ satisfaction.

Travelling with children all the time. Do you have family trips? 
Of course we have family vacation packages. In fact, we offers a wide range of Family Adventures that gives you the perfect holiday in Lombok. The minimum age (for children) varies depending on destination and type of accommodation. Certain activities have a minimum ages to ensure safety measures. In addition, you’ll notice that some of the more adventurous destinations have a higher minimum age.
Do Contact Us if you are unsure about which tour is ideal for your child’s participation.

What type of accommodation?

We provide to our customers 3-5 star hotel/resort accommodation. Each tour type has a description regarding room types. Do let us know in advance should you require one  extra bed if you are travelling with your child.

Are there extra charges for extra bed?

Extra bed surcharge depends solely on the policy of the hotel/resort. Sometimes, there are promotion packages that waive the extra bed surcharge.

Do you have private tours and how much does it cost? 

Yes, we do have private tours. The type of tours are destination wedding, romantic vacations and specially customized vacation itinerary. For example, we have clients that require specially chartered private jets to fly them and their family to Lombok. As such, the cost depends on your needs and priorities during the duration of the tour and stay.