Welcome to Sumbawa


Mostly traffic-free and in great shape, the Trans-Sumbawa Hwy is excellent for getting quickly between Lombok and Flores. Transport connections off this trunk road are infrequent and uncomfortable, and most overland travellers don’t even get off the bus in Sumbawa as they float and roll from Lombok to Flores. For now, it’s the domain of surfers, miners and mullahs.


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Airport private Transfer

We provide various type of transportation for your comfortable holiday in Lombok island with good English speaking driver.  Visiting Lombok island you will explore a lots amazing tourist destination with different atmosphere, culture, and beautiful panorama.Out transportation available for private transfer to any tourist destination beyond Lombok island, pick up from airport / Lombok harbor, transfer to Lombok International airport / Lembar harbor from your hotel and our tour desk provide daily tour as well to explore more about Lombok island.Type of transportation: • Toyota Fortuner • Toyota Kijang Invoa • Toyota Hiace • Toyota Hilux • Minibu Private transfer area: • Pick up from Lombok international airport to Mataram/Senggigi/Bangsal harbor / Praya city / Labuhan Lombok on East harbor to Sumbawa island • Transfer to Lombok international airport / Lembar harbor / Kuta Lombok / Labuhan Lombok to Sumbawa island harbor

$615 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Labuhan Burung - Rural Community Based Tourism - 3 Days 2 Nights

ItineraryDay 1: Mataram - Labuhan Burung ( D )Stop At: Islamic Center Mosque, Mataram, Lombok, West Nusa TenggaraIMPORTANT NOTE : THE DISPLAYED PRICE IS FOR 2 PERSONDAY 1 MATARAM - LABUHAN BURUNG ( D ) Our meeting point will be at parking area ofIslamic Center Mataram near the main entranceand we should be there at 13:45 hrs .The trip toLabuhan Burung will take up to 6 hours. We will leave Mataram to Kayangan Harbour inEast Lombok at 14:00 hrs. Upon arrival at theharbour we will take a public ferry to SumbawaIsland. Upon arrival at Poto Tano Harbour inSumbawa we will be picked up by our driver totake us to Labuhan Burung. Dinner will be servedat one of the house in the village ( Local menu will be served ). After Dinner we will have asession to know each other with the communityand then you will be escorted to your house(home sharing based) at the villager's house andtake rest. Ready for tomorrow program. . Duration: 15 minutesMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Labuhan Burung in villager's house. It is going to be a simple and clean room and simple bed / mattress Day 2: Labuhan Burung - NoMan Gili Stop At: Splash Sumbawa Waterpark, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, West Nusa TenggaraDAY 2 LABUHAN BURUNG - GILI KERAMAT ( B/ L/ D ) After breakfast. we will a take a boat for 1 hourtrip to go to a small island called Gili Keramat forBakalili program, We will show you how people inthe village do their daily activities – to find seasnails, fish, crabs, sea cucumbers, clams andothers. You are invited to join the activity andtake all the finding to the village for our mealtonight. The villagers will prepare them for ourspecial dinner. Lunch will be served in GiliKeramat.After back from Gili Keramat, in the lateafternoon, you might want to try to take a bath atan open communal well where people in thevillage used to take bath. Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Nasi Goreng or others • Lunch: Local Lunch with rice • Dinner: Local MealAccommodation included: Overnight at Labuhan Burung at Villager's houseDay 3: Labuhan Burung - MataramStop At: Splash Sumbawa Waterpark, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, West Nusa TenggaraDAY 3LAB.BURUNG - MANGROVE - GUSSUNG ( B/ L ) After breakfast we will take you to MangroveCenter and have a short tour at the mangroveplantation and then you might want to plant yourown mangrove. After mangrove tour, you will betaken to Gussung – a small sandbank in themiddle of ocean with white sandy surrounding.You will se the beautiful Gussung with its seaurchins, star fish and colorfull fish . Then, lunchtime at the Village. Check out and heading toLombok. We will drop you to your hotel inLombok ( Mataram & Senggigi area only)- END OF PROGRAM - Notes : The timing of the program might changesbased on high and low tide schedule however allthe program will always be conducted. Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$875 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sumbawa Agriculture Village Experience - Desa Pelat - 3 Days 2 Nights

ItineraryDay 1: LOMBOK - SUMBAWA - DESA PELAT - A trip to Sumbawa IslandStop At: Islamic Center Mosque, Mataram, Lombok, West Nusa TenggaraAs a start point you will see our Islamic Center in Lombok and the trip will start from here at 08:00 am to go to Kayangan Harbour and take ferry to Poto Tano - Sumbawa. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Lombok Timur aikmel utaraFrom Islamic Center we will go to Kayangan Harbour at East Lombok and the trip to this place will take up to 100 Minutes Duration: 1 hourStop At: labuhan burungOnce we arrive at Poto Tano harbour in Sumbawa, our trip will continue to Alas for our lunch at food street or Labuhan Burung for our Lunch at the villagers house. Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Splash Sumbawa Waterpark, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, West Nusa TenggaraFrom Alas or Labuhan Burung our trip will continue to Sumbawa Besar ; the capital city of Sumbawa Distric. and from Sumbawa we will directly drive to Desa Pelat Meals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay at the house of a villagerDay 2: Desa Pelat - Rice Field - Honey FarmStop At: Splash Sumbawa Waterpark, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, West Nusa TenggaraWe will be staying at the village and visit the rice field and see the green scenery in the rice field. After lunch at the rice field we will take you to see the honey farm. Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at villager's houseDay 3: Desa Pelat - Traditional Self Defense Lesson - Lombok Stop At: Splash Sumbawa Waterpark, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, West Nusa TenggaraAfter breakfast, we will be taken to a place where we will have a simple and basic of traditional Sumbawa Self Defense ( Gentao ) . After lunch we will take you back to Lombok. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Back to your hotel in Lombok ( It is exclude from the program and the hoyel will be on your own expenses )

$800 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Desa Muer - Another Rural Life Experience in Sumbawa

ItineraryDay 1: Lombok- Sumbawa - Desa MuerStop At: Islamic Center Mosque, Mataram, Lombok, West Nusa TenggaraThis is our meeting Place and we will start from this point at 08:00 am ( local time ) Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Lombok Timur aikmel utaraFrom Mataram we will go to Kayangan Harbor which will take up to 100 minutes. and in Kayangan Harbor we will take ferry to Sumbawa Island. We need to wait for the ferry to take turn within 1 hour. The ferry to Sumbawa Island from Lombok is about 100 minutes. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: labuhan burungOnce we arrive at Poto Tano Harbor in Sumbawa, our trip will continue to Alas city where we might have our lunch at traditional food street or we go to a village called Desa Labuhan Burung to have lunch which will be prepared by the villagers. After Lunch our trip will continue to Desa Muer Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Splash Sumbawa Waterpark, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, West Nusa TenggaraAfter our lunch, we will continue our trip to Sumbawa Besar the capital city of Sumbawa District. And the trip will continue to Desa Muer. Meals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in a room at one of house in the village Day 2: Desa Muer - Market - Coconut Oil Making - WaterfallStop At: Splash Waterpark SumbawaAfter your breakfast , we will take you to the market to see how people start their day in the village. and then back to the village to see how people making coconut oil . after lunch we will take you to the nearest waterfall . Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: You will stay in a room of one of the villager house. Day 3: Desa Muer - Cooking Class - LombokStop At: Splash Sumbawa Waterpark, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, West Nusa TenggaraAfter breakfast, you will be ready for a simple cooking class to learn how people making a very popular Sumbawa Food called " Sepat " or " Singang " . If you know how to do it. it will be better give a treat to your friend at your home town. After Lunch , we will continue our trip to Lombok Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: You will stay at your hotel on your own expenses as the hotel in Lombok is not included in the program.

$302.05 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Mount Rinjani Summit 3D2N

Day 1: Lombok Airport – Senaru Village • Pick-up at Lombok international Airport and transfer to Sembalun, a 2-3 hours drive. • Travel through Mataram City and drive past Senggigi Beach. • Check in at one of the pre-booked accommodations; meet your guide and porters; get briefed about the mountain trek including do’s and dont’s. • Relax with free-and-easy time in Sembalun. • Rest well and prepare for the hike up to Rinjani. DAY 2 : Sembalun – Crater Camp Site • Early rise and shine in hotel and start the trip at 6-7am. • Register at the Rinjani Information Centre (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang. Start the trek with gentle ascent walking through open grassland to Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300m). Rest and enjoy the summit views of Mt. Rinjani from here. The journey takes about 2-3 hours of hiking. • After rest, proceed onto Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) which is about 1 hour walk up from Pos 1 Pemantauan. Move onto Pos 3 Padabalong (1,800 m) which takes around 1.5 hours. You will reach this point around 1 pm. Rest and Lunch. • After lunch, continue the trek up to Sembalun Crater Rim (2,639m); this is a 3.5-hour climb amidst the pine-like Casuarinas species locally known as Cemara, perhaps catching a glimpse of wild pigs and the long-tailed grey macaque monkeys along the trek to the camp site at Plawangan Sembalun (Sembalun crater rim 2,639 m). • Reach the camp site around 5pm, pitch your tent and enjoy the views of the crater rim. Dinner is served at the camp site. Rest and prepare yourself to wake up early for the trek to the Summit on the following day. DAY 3 : Crater Camp Site – Rinjani Summit – Sembalun – End of Tour • Wake up early and start the trek at 03:00 AM to the summit (3,726 m), a moderately difficult trek trail on volcanic screens, some parts are steep and with loose sand. It takes around 3 hours to reach the summit. • Once there, revel in satisfaction and be awed by the amazing sunrise views across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa. • Stay at the summit for 30 minutes to 1 hour to enjoy the views around and then descend to the campsite Sembalun crater rim via same route. • Rest and have breakfast at the campsite. After a well-prepared breakfast, descend with gentle walk to Sembalun Village passing Pos 3 Padabalong (1,800 m), Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) and Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300). Lunch served en route. • After about 6 – 7 hours trek down from Sembalun Crater rim, the trek ends at Rinjani Information Center at the road head in Sembalun Lawang, where the car is waiting to transfer you to the airport, Senggigi, Bangsal or Mataram. It will be around 6-7pm in the evening at this point. • * We would recommend a night stay in a nice hotel in Mataram as a form of relaxation after a long hike. Our tour ends here.

$460 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Mt Rinjani Trekking Tour from Lombok

Day 1: Senggigi – Sembalun Lawang:Our guide will pick you up in your hotel lobby at 6am then transfer to Sembalun. Register the Rinjani Information Center (RIC) in Sembalun Lawang (1,156 m), meet your guide and arrange National Park entry tickets. Your guide gives you briefing describes the route details, local cultural traditions and what you might see, and explains rubbish management and safety procedures. The trek starts from Sembalun Lawang with the gentle ascent walking through open grassland used as cattle grazing by local people. Resting at Pos 1 Pemantauan (1,300), after about three hours from Sembalun we reach Pos 2 Tengengean (1,500 m) enjoying the beautiful views of Mt. Rinjani summit (3,726 m). After another hours ascent to Pos 3 Pada Balong (1,800 m), we start the step 3,5 climb amidst the pine-like Casuarinas species locally known as Cemara, perhaps seeing evidence of wild pigs and the long-tailed grey macaque monkeys to the camp site at Plawangan II Sembalun crater rim (2,639 m).Day 2: Crater Rim, Summit, Lake:At 3am AM starts is necessary for the hard three-hours climb to the summit (3,726 m) on volcanic screen. Once there, enjoy proud feelings of satisfaction and the amazing sunrise views across the Wallace Line to Bali, Mt. Agung and Sumbawa, after enjoying the spectacular views down to the campsite. Return down the ridge passing numerous edelweiss plants Bunga Abadi to the crater rim camp for a well-deserved breakfast. After breakfast, proceed to go down to the lake. It takes two to three hours down the steep trail to the crater lake. Enjoy the lake, swimming or exploring the caves and pilgrimage hot springs, believed to have healing powers, while our porters preparing for your lunch. After lunch break, leave the lake and climb for two and half hours up to Plawangan 1 senaru Crater Rim (2,461 m) for the day 2’s camp. Dinner and overnight at crater rim if weather permitted or another hour down to Cemara Lima.Day 3: Crater Rim, Senaru Village, Hotel:After breakfast, descend down the long trail to Senaru village (601 m), through thick tropical forests rich in flora, bird life and a variety of butterflies. You might see orchid and, if lucky, the rare black ebony leaf monkey, known locally as lutung. Rest stop are taken along the way, with village stories and local legends related by your guide. Features include the Batu Penyesalan stone and banyan tree bunut ngengkang that looks like someone standing with their legs apart. After seven hours walk from the rim, (or five hours from Pos 3 Mondokon Lolak), the trek ends at Rinjani Trek Center at the road head in Senaru, where the car is waiting to transfer you to back to your Senggigi hotel or Gili Island harbor.