Welcome to Mataram

There aren't many tourist attractions, yet Mataram's broad tree-lined avenues buzz with traffic, thrum with motorbikes and teem with classic markets and malls. If you're hungry for a blast of Indo realism, you'll find it here.

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Mataram activities

$62.50 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Airport Transfer - Lombok International Airport to Hotel

Skip the stress of navigating through a busy airport and enjoy a private arrival transfer. After landing at Lombok International Airport (LOP) and clearing customs, you will collect your luggage before being greeted by your courteous driver who will be holding a sign board with your name on it in the arrivals area. Your driver will direct you to your comfortable and climate-controlled private vehicle before taking you directly to your accommodation or destination in one of the following areas: Kuta Lombok, Mataram, Cakranegara, Sweta, Ampenan, Senggigi, Bangsal, Nipah, Teluk Nare, Bayan, Senaru, and Sembalun.Vehicles can accommodate up to 6 people.

$67 Walking & Biking Tours

Half Day Lombok Bike Tour - Pengsong Temple Route

This tour puts you in close touch with peaceful and simple life of farmers in an amazing place hardly visited by tourists. Your cycling tour starts from Mapak Village on quiet village backroads of paved and unpaved roads at about 17 kilometers from Senggigi to south of Ampenan. The tour then takes you to the agricultural areas of the West Lombok district. This area is recognized as the "green area.". Along the route you will get warm greeting from kids and villagers as you cycle you will find and see the local daily activities such working in rice field, brick maker, bamboos weaving, visiting the traditional hand weaving and crossing the river by traditional wooden Gondola through Mount Pengsong temple of your highlight trip. Park your bike and climb the steps to visit the temple and observe the spectacular views of Lombok straits, includes the Ampenan and Mataram city view.Tour ItineraryWe will pick you up at your hotel lobby at 8 am, (Senggigi and Mataram area hotels only, other areas will incur surcharge), then drive you to Mapak village. After getting fitted, we slowly ride and move through Padang Reak village through the huge rice paddy fields on the route. From there we then move onto Jeranjang Village, you will have a chance to try local cakes (if the traditional warung are open), then pass by the steam electricity generator. Head to Kebon Ayu Village to see how the locals make brick from clay in the traditional way, then ride to the weaving village of Ketejer to see the locals making Sarung. Our last stop will be riding to the Ketejer river and crossing the river by traditional wooden gondola through Mount Pengsong Temple. Our driver will be waiting there for you and drive you back to your hotel.

$11.11 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lombok Airport to Hotel-Arrival Private Transfer

Airport representatives will be waiting in the paging area with a sign with your name. The paging area is on the Exit Gate at the International Arrival Hall, after the Baggage Collection Area and Customs Check Point. Additional Note: It is best to look for your airport representative at the Exit Gate at paging area. Please remember to include the following information in the "leave a comment for the local supplier" section: Airline Flight Number Arrival Time Hotel Name Hotel Address One or Two suitcase and one carry-on bag allowed per passenger. This transfer is no wheelchair accessible. Depending upon availability, the vehicle provided for the service may not be exactly as depicted in the photo. Meeting Point: Mataram Lombok International Airport (LOP) also known as Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport The Transfer length: Airport to Mataram area approximately 40 km will take around 40 minutes. Airport to Bangsal area approximately 60 km will take around 1 hour 30 minutes. Airport to Senggigi area approximately 50 km will take around 1 hour 15 minutes. Airport to Kuta area approximately 18 km will take around 30 minutes. Airport to Senaru area approximately 100 km will take around 3 hours. Airport to Sembalun area approximately 90 km will take around 2 hour 30 minutes.

$599 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Day Komodo Dragon Expedition

Day 1: Kuta - Padang Bai - SenggigiYou will be picked up from your accommodation in Kuta around 07:00 and driven 2.5 hours, in a shared transfer, to Padang Bai harbor. From here you’ll take a two hour fast boat to Senggigi, Lombok Island. Once you arrive in Senggigi, you will walk to your accommodation to check in.Day 2: Senggigi - Labuhan Lombok - Suranadi Nature Reserve - Lendang Nangka (L/D)Pick up from your hotel is at approximately 9:00 and you’ll be driven by bus to Labuhan Lombok.  En-route you will make stops at traditional villages to experience the daily lives of the locals, as well as enjoying some traditional markets. You will see the Suranadi Nature Reserve, a protected forest spanning 52 hectares. Here you’ll get afternoon tea/coffee whilst enjoying Mt. Rinjani at sunset. In the evening the crew will make a campfire and commence a sing along before dinner and then at 21:00 the boat leaves for Satonda Island.Day 3: Satonda - Donggo or Kilo (B/L/D)The boat will arrive at Satonda Island at approximately 07:00. After breakfast you will go ashore to see the island and to swim in the lake. Following this, the boat will set sail to Donggo Beach or Kilo. You'll arrive at either Donggo or Kilo at around 16:30 to enjoy the sunset, before eating dinner on-board and a night-sail to Komodo Island at 21:00.Day 4: Komodo Island – Red Beach – Labuan Bajo (B/L/D)  Arrive at Komodo Island for 08:00 and after some breakfast head ashore in search of some Komodo Dragon sightings. At 11.30 am, the boat will set sail for Red Beach. You will then have lunch on-board before leaving for Labuan Bajo. Enjoy the town before an on-board dinner party at 19:00.Day 5: Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island – Gili Laba  (B/L/D)  Your boat will leave Labuan Bajo for Rinca Island at about 05:00. From Rinca Island the trip continues to Gili Laba to enjoy some more swimming and snorkelling and you'll then sail west to the nature reserve, Moyo Island, with an on-board dinner stop at Wera along the way.Day 6: Moyo Island – Labuhan Haji Village – Keramat Island – Senggigi  (B/L/D)You will arrive at about 8:00 am in Moyo and after breakfast you’ll go ashore and walk through Labuhan Haji Village. At noon you will from Moyo to Keramat Island. Your boat will then sail back to Labuan Lombok for an on-board dinner in the harbor and you will then disembark  to take a bus transfer to Mataram or Senggigi, before being driven back to your hotel.Day 7: Transfer from Senggigi to Kuta (B)After breakfast, check out of your hotel at 10:30 and walk to Senggigi harbor. A fast boat leaves here at 11:30 and arrives in Padang Bai at about 13:00. A shared transfer will be arranged to drive you back to Kuta, where you'll be dropped off at our local partner's office.

$71.40 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Full-Day Lombok Island Hopping Tour

Drive south from your Hotel in Senggigi, along the coastline passing through the villages of Ampenan, Mataram, Cakranegara and Lembar Bay to Tawan Beach where a small local boat will be waiting for you. Spend the day exploring the beautiful South West islands of Lombok, the new untouched Gili Islands. Start the adventure by crossing the crystal clear blue ocean to Gili Kedis, this small island is perfect for snorkeling, home to an array of colorful fish and coral. Continue to Gili Sudak where you will be served a tasty BBQ seafood lunch on the beach. The final island you will visit is Gili Nanggu another perfect snorkeling location.

$32 Transfers & Ground Transport

Airport Transport from Lombok International Airport to Mangsit, Senggigi, Mataram

Upon arrival at Lombok International Airport, you will be welcomed by your attentive driver at the arrival gate with a sign board with your name on it. You will be transported to your hotel or private residence in Senggigi, Mangsit or Mataram area (approximately 1,5 hour away) in a private air-conditioned minibus accommodating up to 5 people with luggage. Your driver will be standing at the front so you can easy to find. He will help you to skip through the crowds at the airport and out to your waiting. The driver can take you to recommended restaurant on the way to your hotel. Price is per vehicle based on 1 to 5 people.