Moving around in Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan is one of the three largest “gili’ in Lombok

Who could have thought when the fame of the tourist area is increasing throughout the 2014's, a small island (by locals called "gili") is located in the west of the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara province and became an alternative to the island of Bali.

When you visit this region, soon learned that there are three small islands there, namely Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. Do not know where it was originally, Gili Trawangan became the first known and most visited by tourists from various countries.

Of course, the desire to get around on a 340 hectares small island. Several options are often carried by tourists are riding cidomo (a type of horse-drawn wagon) and rented bikes from a local population of USD 6-7 a day.

If you are interested can try to walk for an adventure, but it takes effort and better preparation, while enjoying the natural beauty, rural atmosphere, hilly streets and white sandy beaches.

Please pay attention to selection of cycling, you should not during the rainy season, because the streets were heavily damaged by water containing sand, heavy to paddle your bike.

Fun and relax cycling, enjoying the scenery colorful cafes on the beach with the sound of rock music echoed through the streets, places of souvenir, the tourists who were sunbathing on the beach, and a rows of lodging spots, and all seemed pleasant, calm, the scent of the sea breeze and a splash of sunlight around you.

(Source Kompas Travel, F Benjamin - Gili Trawangan /Images F Benjamin)


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