The unspoiled regions of Lombok are more common than the areas populated by visitors would suggest. The islands inland wilderness provides a superb collection of hidden trails, green forests, and tranquil villages that have not been influenced by western civilization. If you are looking for these untouched locales within Lombok, then this tour covering Tetebatu and Loyok will fulfill your wishes from beginning to end.
Your guide/driver for the day will pick you up from your hotel within Lombok (selected regions / beaches only) to begin your adventure. Be certain that you wear some comfortable clothing and good walking shoes as part of this tour will include some hiking through Lomboks pristine landscapes. The towns of Tetebatu and Loyok are among the most tranquil villages in this region that you will find. Get a taste of the laid-back atmosphere as you walk among the inhabitants. Your trekking guide for the day will venture with you into the local forest, where you may see black monkeys (called Pitu) lingering in the treetops. This place includes some arid patches of land which make for great agricultural usage, ranging from mahogany trees to clove plantations. You may witness local residents working tirelessly in these plantations while only using traditional farming tools. Lunch will be included at a local restaurant.Part of the tour includes a stop at the Lingar Temple, a representation of harmonious living between Islamic and Hindu worshipers. Indonesia has always been tolerant and accepting of various religions that have coincided with one another for generations. Also included is a stop at the Taman Narmada, an amazingly well-maintained park. Just 10 kilometers outside the centre of Mataram, Narmada has always has been a place of great spiritual significance as it contains replicas of the Lake Segara Anak at Mount Rinjani, one of Lomboks most recognizable landmarks. You will slowly follow the trail back to your car afterwards, bringing you back to your resort along either Senggigi or Mataram only. Expect to be back at your hotel at around 5pm with wonderful memories and (hopefully) a memory card filled with photos.