The magnificent Mount Rinjani is a volcano mountain that towers in the island of Lombok. Climbing to the peak of the mountain is one of the most exhilarating experiences you can have. As the second highest mountain in Indonesia, the landscape of Mount Rinjadi is regarded as one of the best views in the country.

Mount Rinjani has a crescent-shaped lake named Segara Anak which is one of the spiritual places for the local. The Wetu Telu people regard the lake as holy place and routinely come to pray on full moon nights. Not only them, the Balinese also come here each year and perform a ceremony for the mountain’s soul.

Mt Rinjani lies within the Gunung Rinjani National Park that covers 41,330 hectares and sits inside a major bio-geographical transition zone (Wallacea) where the tropical flora and fauna of South East Asia meets that of Australasia. To climb this mountain need 3 days trekking. The route is considered as one of the best treks in South East Asia. For adventurous trekkers, this journey may be a perfect one to experience.

Sade Village & Sasak Tribe

Sasak is the indigenous people of the island of Lombok that become majority of the population. Traditions, customs, worship, traditional houses, and Sasak daily life are so much interesting to explore. Their main livelihood is farming and this activity usually being done by the man, while the women traditionally make beautiful ikat-textiles at their home. Those ikat-textiles are made with various beautiful colors and pattern which then being sold as souvenirs to the tourist.

Sade Village is one of the most interesting Sasak traditional villages where most of the local people still practice and maintain their original tradition and culture values. Sade village exist on the slope of hills. For those who interested in architecture, Sade village is so much interesting to explore. This village is consisting of symmetrically traditional houses that constructed by wood-framed grass roof, bamboo-walls, and the most unique floor made from cow dung.

Walk around with the local guide, take some photos and buy some souvenirs from the local! All of the income and donations will be used for living and the preservation of their culture which otherwise would have disappeared.

The Gili Islands, Your Tropical Gaterway

Off the beaten track white sandy beaches, tropical coral reefs, colorful fishes, and superb natural beauty, are more than just the best deal that you can get in Gilis. These tropical islands are more than perfect to spend your holiday at. With no motor vehicle allowed, Gilis offer a truly peaceful atmosphere.

Offering spectacular reefs and ominous dive sites, the Gili islands are a perfect escape for anyone who wants to get away from the buzzing cities to a beautiful, natural and relaxing place. There are three main islands at Gilis, i.e. Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and GIli Meno. Gili Trawangan is the largest and most popular of the three islands. It has a vibrant nightlife to keep you entertained once the sun goes down. With a wide collection of restaurants and bars, you’ll never be short of entertainment here. If you’re after a quiet getaway, try Gili Meno. Gili Meno is the smallest island and, with only a few hundred permanent residents, it has the most remote feel to it.  So, if you are looking for a remote island experience? Gili Meno is a perfect one!

For divers and snorkelers, there are few places better than the Gili’s where you can get up close to all kinds of marine life, the remarkable tropical coral reefs, thousands of colorful fishes, and even a green turtle at most of the sites. Go dive and see these stunning creatures under the crystal clear water.

Go and experience these meaningful journeys!