Lombok Historical Culture Tour

Lombok Historical Culture Tour is a half day tour around Mataram City, the capital of Nusa Tenggara Barat Province. Visits historical Hindu’s temple to explore the unique and oldest temple that build during Balinese King occupied western part of Lombok island, The Museum of Lombok to see history of Lombok include Sumbawa island and Cakranegara traditional market where you can see local people daily trading activities.

Lombok Historical Culture Tour is available everyday for solo traveller, big group, small family group and couple, also applicable for visitors who come on a cruise ship at Lembar harbor or Teluk Nare harbor

Tour Highlights:
Lombok Museum, containing history of Lombok Island include Sumbawa, ancient objects, the artifact of tribes who dwelled Lombok and Sumbawa islands, also artifact of china people who once came to trade here.
Mayura temple, was built by king A.A Made Karangasem, in 1744 when Bali kingdom still reigned over Lombok island
Narmada, this historical place is use to be a palace of Anak Agung Gede Ngurah, one of Balinese king which was built in 1805. Here you see a miniature of Mount Rinjani and Segara Anak lake with a holy temple on the top. Allegedly, king of Anak Agung Gede Karangasem built this temple because of his old age that he couldn’t climb Rinjani mountain to do the pray. As a replacement, he built a temple in a Rinjani mountain ‘miniature’ which is known as Narmada park.
Lingsar, this is a unique and sacred temple of to belief, Hindus and Moslem Waktu Telu who worship together in one place for their own belief. It was built around 1714.

Tour Itinerary:
Our guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Mataram City, passing the old town of Ampenan where you can see old ducth building along the road side of Ampenan Town.
After drive about 25 minutes we arrive at Lombok Museum, your guide escort you to look around of the story.
From Lombok Museum continue drive 10 minutes to Cakranegara the central of trading activities in Lombok island, your guide will take you inside of traditional local market. After walk around the market continue walk to Mayura temple which is located near by the market. Walk inside of Mayura temple and learn the story which is explain by your local guide. Next destination is Narmada Park, about 20 minutes drive from Mayura temple. When you step in Narmada , you‘ll feel as if you’re in Rinjani mountain which surrounded by wood and lake. This holy place stands impressively in Narmada park which is a ‘miniature’ of Rinjani mountain. Allegedly, king of Anak Agung Gede Karangasem built this temple because of his old age that he couldn’t climb Rinjani mountain to do the pray. As a replacement, he built a temple in a Rinjani mountain ‘miniature’ which is known as Narmada park. After exploring Narmada Park continue the trip to Lingsar temple about 15 minutes drive, walk inside the temple to see the unique of this secret temple. Here will be the last destination of the trip and then drive back to your hotel.

Tour duration 4 – 5 hours

Tour Price:

  • Solo traveller USD70
  • Couple (2 person) USD40/person
  • Three (3 person) USD30/person
  • Four (4 person) Up USD25/person

Inclusions:

  • Medical Kit
  • Comfortable private AC coach
  • Expert English Speaking Guide
  • Sightseeing as listed on itinerary
  • Soft drink on tour
  • Entrance fee
  • Donation
  • Local Guide

Things To Bring
Small towel, sun glass, sun cream, camera and extra battery.