So, you aware small heaven in Indonesia called Gili Trawangan? The island is located in the north of Lombok. It is started to get famous from the 1990’s, and this island have a reputation as wild party destination with cheap accommodation. See, indonesia is not only BALI!
Well, actually it is still famous as party island until now, but with many additional fun. But, if this you first time visiting this island, and got confused with what to do when you are there. Then you should read this story till the end :)
1. Capture The Sunrise Around Gili Trawangan!
The activity of catching the sunrise might sounds too mainstream, because wherever you are there will be chance doing this activity. But wait! I keep mention it because I have the reasons why you should did this here, At Gili Trawangan. Yes! Enjoying the sunrise here becomes ‘A must thing to do!’ because of Gili Trawangan amazing view. You will find the rounded of sun stand behind the awesome Mount Rinjani. Can you found mount rinjani anywhere else? I bet you can’t!
Another benefit when hunting photos in the morning is, the beach are still very quiet, because most of tourists still going sleep. Well, though you might still sleeping too if you have a wild party last night. The good thing at Gili Trawangan is, the location of the beach is not far from most of hotels and homestays here. This is another reason why hunting sunrise here is very simple and fun for sunrise lover.
2. Staying On The Beach All Day Long!
Relaxing, sitting all day in Gili Trawangan beaches is a must! Because there are many cozy places to pick, event if you are have no idea. Just pick randomly, most places are great :)
3. Try one of Gili Gelato OF Gili Trawangan
This ice cream is a kinda easy to find along the way of Gili Trawangan. Make sure you are trying it, beside the price is very cheap it is also delicious. The heat of sun will made your gelato melted quickly, but once you tried it, you might want to try more and more. It tastes very sweet and the cream texture very soft, but it managed to make you heart so relax.
4. Enjoy the Sunset Bar
Gili Trawangan have many sunset bar, pick one buy a drink, an enjoy the sunset. Yes! Enjoying Sunset Bar at Gili Trawangan is the most suggested activity in your itinerary while you are here. I told you, do not ever to miss this place. At least after getting a good photos when sunrise, your stay at GIli Trawangan will be perfect if you can capture a good sunset too. Well, although the sunrise at Gili Trawangan still being the most beatiful sunset in my live.
5. Culinary Adventure
Coming to the best place, mean you should enjoy the best food too. The most tourist who came to Gili Trawangan are come from other countries aka foreigner. That make many cafe and restaurant here having many type of menu. Varied from western menu to asian food. For whow miss their home country food try western style. But, if you want to try Indonesian food menu you can also try it here. The Gado-gado and Lhaksa are asian food that easily fond in this island.
6. Enjoy Gili Trawangan Night Market In Style!
Do you know that Gili Trawangan has a Night Market?! Well, this nght market is close to the harbour and is easy to find. Make sure not to miss unique atmosphere of this night market which is open only in the evening. In this unique market, local peoples will sell many kinds of fish and sea food with a large size. Most of tourist can simply choose the sea food which would be directly grilled. That means, you will enjoy the fresh seafood which just been taken from the sea. Interesting huh?