Great Gunung Rinjani adorable trekkers, and the big break on the south bank a allurement for surfers. Lombok is the a lot of accepted destination in Nusa Tenggara, with the fabulous Gili Islands drawing visitors for activity both in and out of the water, Great Gunung Rinjani adorable trekkers, and the big break on the south bank a allurement for surfers. Matram, Lombok's capital, is a acceptable atom for day trips to the surrounding areas, and adjacent Senggigi is alluringly positioned forth a amplitude or across-the-board bays. In east Lombok, the actual breathtaking Sumbawa offers low key tourism and some acceptable cream breaks.
The island of Lombok shapes up at about 80km from east to west and about the aforementioned from arctic to south, with abundant beloved landscapes and locations which are chronically dry. Droughts, decidedly in the south and east, can endure for months, causing crop abortion and dearth – admitting contempo improvements in baptize administration accept fabricated activity in Lombok beneath precarious.
Rice is an important crop, admitting yields are lower actuality than on neighbouring islands. Tobacco, coconuts, coffee, kapok and affection are aswell important crops, while cloves, vanilla, pineapple and pepper accept aswell been introduced.
The aboriginal Sasak (around 90% of the population) are Muslims but accept a ability and accent different to Lombok. There’s aswell a cogent Hindu Balinese boyhood – a bequest of the time if Bali controlled Lombok.