Pieces of Heaven on Earth
Heaven is not on earth but the islands of Lombok and Komodo are little pieces of it. We can’t imagine what heaven looks like. However, the beauty of the island is not exaggerated we imagine it like there is heaven on earth. Lombok and Komodo are islands located in Indonesia. Both islands are still in one archipelago called the Nusa Tenggara Islands. Lombok Island is in West Nusa Tenggara and the other one is in East Nusa Tenggara, Komodo Island.
The Mandalika MotoGP racing circuit, the circuit with the most beautiful beach views, is on the island of Lombok. even the only circuit that is on the coastal strip. That’s still one of the beauties of Lombok Island and there are still dozens of beaches that are no less beautiful. The Komodo Dragon Island is also no less amazing. So, UNESCO established the Komodo Dragon Island as a world heritage with the predicate of 7 wonders in the world. What is the beauty of these two islands? This time Parman Trekker specifically discusses these two islands for you.
Lombok Island has an extraordinary beauty. There are stunning natural scenery in beautiful places on this island
Lombok Island has a small islands called Gili. Gili Meno is the smallest and quietest island. This is what makes the beauty of Gili Meno so extraordinary. Gili Meno is an island where most of the area has a beach. Because this island is in the middle of a beautiful ocean.
Gili Meno is just one of them and there are still other gilis such as Gili Trawangan and Gili Air. The beauty of the two gilis is no less beautiful either. Of course, the main purpose of tourists here is to enjoy the beauty and dive in the ocean. Coral reefs and fauna in the sea of the Gili islands are famous for their beauty. Gili Meno Beach was even nominated as the seven most beautiful beaches in the world by South Korean Vogue magazine.
Kuta Mandalika Beach
Kuta Mandalika Beach is very close to the MotoGP racing circuit and easy to reach, no wonder many tourists make it a priority to visit after watching MotoGP motorcycle racing. Not a few riders capture their moments on Mandalika Beach, one of them is MotoGP rider Jorge Martin. One of the uniqueness that you can find on Mandalika Beach is the view of the hill to the west. From the top of this hill, you can see the view of the beach sand and blue seawater. among the hills in Mandalika is Bukit Merese. This hill is widely used by tourists as a place to take pictures.
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This beautiful beach has gone global. No wonder, hotels and resorts are easily found here. Hotels facing the beach are a favorite among tourists. The beautiful scenery with not-too-big waves makes this beach a favorite place for snorkeling and diving. This Lombok beach has white sand beaches with soft breezes from the sea.
This Lombok island beach is very unique. In Indonesia, there are only two pink beaches. One of them is Tangsi Lombok Beach, which has pink sand. Where did the pink color come from? The pink color on the beach sand comes from microscopic animals on the beach. Animals that shade the coral reefs are carried by the waves to the beach. And besides that, shell fragments also affect the color of the sand on Tangsi Beach. The best time to visit this beach is in the afternoon and evening. At that time, the pink beach sand is very clearly visible.
The third-highest mountain in Indonesia is located on the island of Lombok. rinjani mountain attracts many tourists to professional climbers challenged to conquer the peak. How would it feel if you managed to conquer the 3,775m peak of Mount Rinjani? A sense of satisfaction, happiness, and pride all in one.
Climbing is an extraordinary activity that can trigger adrenaline and endorphins. When you successfully conquer the steepness of Mount Rinjani, the happiness hormones will flow freely. The satisfaction of conquering a steep mountain. Of course, the view of Rinjani is wonderful because the mountain is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. For those of you who are climbing Mount Rinjani for the first time, you should bring a professional guide to lead you to the top. The professional guide certainly knows where the good places to rest to find beautiful photo spots.
Also read: Mount Rinjani Guide
Visiting the island of Lombok is incomplete if you don’t come to the city of Mataram. The capital city of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. A modern city with facilities that make your vacation memorable. You are starting from hotels, coffee shops, and historical sites that you can visit.
Lombok Island is in West Nusa Tenggara while Komodo Island is in East Nusa Tenggara. Komodo Island is the only native habitat of a reptile animal whose Latin name is Varanus komodoensis, also known as Komodo dragon. As the world’s largest lizard, Komodo dragons are related to dinosaurs. The giant puba animal is now extinct while its relative, the Komodo dragon, remains alive. Here are the reasons why you should visit Komodo Dragon Island
The Seven Wonders of The World
Komodo Dragon Island is designated as a world heritage that must be protected. This is because this animal species lived at the same time as the dinosaurs. The Indonesian government made Komodo Island a national park. The aim is to protect the island and its animals and habitats. Meanwhile, in 1991, Komodo Island was designated as one of the seven world wonders by UNESCO.
When you visit Komodo Island, of course, you won’t only see Komodo dragons. Because it is designated as a national park, of course, you will see dozens of animal species and hundreds of plant species that are also under protection. So this island has a natural and natural impression. Here are the reasons why you should go to Komodo Island.
The Beauty of The Beach
Komodo Island has beautiful and iconic beaches. Because it is close to Tangsi Beach on Lombok Island, the beach in Komodo Island also has a pink beach. Where does the pink sand come from? The pink sand comes from microscopic animals and coral reefs. As we said before, there are only two pink beaches in Indonesia, namely Lombok Tangsi Beach and Labuan Bajo Beach or Komodo Island Beach. Both are on Lombok Island and Komodo Island. The beauty of the sea is also very beautiful, of course attracting anyone to snorkel and dive.
Lombok Island and Komodo Island are gifts that God has given to humans. Their natural beauty makes anyone feel like they are in another world. Exploring this island is not enough for 1 day. Exploring Lombok for 4 days and 3 nights is still not enough. See you on the island and we look forward to welcoming you.