During the tours you will get to know and observe the culture, nature and the beauty of underwater in Kondo Island in East Lombok. You will meet the indigenous people of Sasak and experience of Sasak food prepared by local family. You will walk through beautiful landscape and have look craft such as bamboo, pottery and traditional hand weaving.
Day 1 Airport/Senggigi/Jetty - Tetebatu Village
You will be picked up by guide and transfer you to Tetebatu for about one and half or two - hour drive. Tetebatu is a small village on the foothill of Mt. Rinjani volcano in East Lombok. On the way to the village you will visit the village of Loyok to see bamboo craft. Skilled people can produce various kinds of plaited bamboo handicraft and pottery, it was passed down from generation to generation. Various products are displayed in each art shop along the road in the village.
Accommodation: Green Orry Inn
Day 2 Tetebatu Village - Labupandan Village
Today, you will have walk guided by local guide in the village to observe the nice view of Tetebatu village, you will walk through the rice paddy field. You can meet the farmers who work in their field, see rice plants and various types of agricultural crops in dry season, and you can chat to them. You will visit and see the process of making coffee powder starts from roasting and then pounding the coffee beans, you can try if you want. It takes 3 hours at easy path through rice fields and to the village.
Return to your hotel then get on the vehicle to continue the trip to the village of Penakak to see the pottery, observe and try to demonstrate how to make it if you want. You will have short walk around the village.
Proceed the trip to Pringgasela Village where the local family will prepare delicious meals for lunch, and you will taste Sasak food. After lunch the local guide will take you walk around the village to see the traditional hand weaving with traditional loom, almost all the women in the village are weavers. The guide will explain you the motif and coloring system, how long it takes to make cloth and scarf or shawl.
Leave for Labupandan for about two hours drive, on the way you will visit the fish market and giant trees in Labuhan Lombok Village. In fifteen minutes you will reach at Siola Hotel and check in, free program during the night
Meals: Lunch with Sasak Food in Pringgasela Village and breakfast at hotel
Accommodation: Siola hotel
Day 3 Gili Kondo
After breakfast, be ready to go to Kondo Island by boat, it takes about twenty minutes. You can do many things in Gili Kondo, not just swimmingand sunbathing, seeing local fishermen catching fish and snorkeling to see various colors of fish and coral that are still preserved.
Then you can visit Gili Pasir (Sand Island) which locates in the middle of the ocean, when the sea water recedes, it will appear a mound of white sand resembling a small boat. In the afternoon when the sea water begins to tide, slowly it sweeps over this small island or gili is gone. Enjoy your time during your stay in gili. Return to the mainland at 15.00 pm to get your transport and transfer you to your next destination.
- Green Ory
- Siola Cottage
Room Type: Superior