Three islets dotted along the sea off the coast of Lombok form the golden triangle of Gili Islands, Indonesia. Each island has developed its very own unique personality. The capital, Yogyakarta, hosts a vibrant nightlife, bars and restaurants, and a blend of hotels and resorts. The other two are Kuta and Nusa Dua, both offering more laid back tropical ambiance.
Kuta is a cultural gem on the Gili Islands with a vibrant nightlife and many bars and restaurants. It is also the main gateway into the central region of Indonesia, the Ubud region. While the rest of the island is quieter, you can still enjoy the amazing nightlife in Kuta, where music and dancing are always a riot.
If you have a taste for historical architecture, then you must visit Yogyakarta. Its museums, temples, and gardens are worth seeing, though there are so many things to do in the central part of the city that it may take you several days to see everything that is on offer in Yogyakarta.
The beaches of Gili are an exciting place to visit. Kuta and Nusa Dua offer some excellent surfing, while in Yogyakarta, you can enjoy white water rafting and snorkeling.
To explore the other side of the Gili archipelago, you can spend time on the eastern side. From here, you can take in the picturesque, sandy beaches of Nusa Dua, including Bali and its surrounding villages. The island of Kuta is the ideal destination for snorkeling, but you will need to book some snorkeling packages from a reliable diving center in the vicinity.
The eastern side of the Gili archipelago is also the perfect place for an Indonesia excursion tour. There are many places where you can go snorkel in the shallow coral reefs. Or perhaps you would like to go to the eastern part of the island for a long walk to the forested area. You can also take in a sunset from the forested side of the island by going for the sunset walk.
Once you are done snorkeling in the shallow waters, you can hike up to the higher terrain of Gili and enjoy the breathtaking view of the seascape. The hike is an easy one, and you will come back with lots of memories. You may even have a chance to witness one or two of the dolphins playing with their little ones in the shallows.
The last thing you should do before you head for the Gili archipelago is to stop at some of the restaurants in town for a delicious meal. The food is world famous and the island is known as the culinary hub of Indonesia, so be sure to grab a taste of the mouth-watering cuisine of the country at least once during your trip to the islands.
The Gili archipelago is the perfect place for an Indonesia tour because of its stunning and picturesque beaches. It is the ideal location to have an Indonesian tour with your family.
The island is a great place to have a picnic or to eat out. The restaurants on the island are a great mix of local and international cuisines. While there are many different cuisines you can choose from, the best is the seafood. There are many places where you can order your favorite dish and have it delivered directly to your door step.
During your Indonesian tour, you will also want to spend some time at the hotels on Gili. to check out the different restaurants and tourist facilities available. These are perfect places to relax and get a feel of what the island is like. Most of the accommodation on the island is quite reasonably priced, and you can find plenty of choices to suit all budget ranges.
You will also want to take some time to enjoy the beauty and culture of the island as much as you can. Spend some time hiking along the beach to see the animals on the beach and spend some time in the village and temples. While you are on your island trip, you will also find plenty of shops and other facilities to help you get a feel of the local culture.