Are you traveling to Gili Trawangan and looking for things to do on Gili Trawangan island? Gili Trawangan is one of the islands located in Lombok, a province near Bali. Gili Trawangan is also the best place in Southeast Asia to have a night party with your friends. You can go to Gili Trawangan by using a fast boat from Bali, exactly from Padang Bai harbour.
The price you have to spend to go to Gili Trawangan from this place is about IDR 390,000. This fare is taken from one of the online travel sites which provide vacation package for you who want to enjoy Gili Trawangan. It is including the shuttle bus to pick and drop off from Sanur Beach or Padang Bai. There are many things you can do when having a holiday in Gili Trawangan. It will be described later in this article. I do hope that you can enjoy your time in Gili Trawangan.
Enjoying the sunset from Gili Trawangan Island
One of the best things to do on Gili Trawangan is you have to enjoy the fascinating scenery of twilight on one of the beaches there. There are also many cafes on the shore of the beaches which you can enjoy the meal. One of the best meal you can have is fish satay that cost you for about IDR 50,000 for three punctures. If you want to get the cheaper fare, you have to search for another shop inside the village of Gili Trawangan. The cafes near the beaches always give a higher amount of price for the tourists.
There is no transportation on Gili Trawangan, only bike and electric motorcycle. You need to hire one to get you to go around Gili Trawangan. The benefit of Gili Trawangan, which does not have transportation, is that the place offers you a calm and peaceful nature that you have never ever imagined before. While the drawback is you have to pay some amount of money to borrow the bike or electric motorcycle here. It is not affordable enough for you who have a limited budget.
Another thing you have to consider after enjoying the sunset on Gili Trawangan island is you have to be aware of scam taxi. Since you travel by using the vacation package from the holiday agent, you need to go back to the office of this agent to wait for your real taxi or shuttle bus to avoid the fake taxi.
Exploring the Underwater World
Gili Trawangan is a place that also provides you with beautiful marine life that you need to explore. You can explore the underwater life of Gili Trawangan by snorkeling and scuba diving. Also, you can spot many turtles on the beach by only having swimming there. The best time to see the turtles appear on the beach is in the early morning. Thus, after getting your breakfast, do your snorkel and find out that there are many turtles on the shore of the beaches. This will be the unbelievable experience that you have ever gotten in your life.
Ride a Horse or Bike
Gili Trawangan does not offer you public transportation, such as cars or buses. So, you can go around the shore of the beaches on Gili Trawangan by using a horse or bike. Taking a picture of you riding a horse on the side of the beach will be the perfect memory for you to be remembered. There is no better way to enjoy the mesmerizing view of Gili Trawangan besides riding a horse. Besides enjoying the sunset on the beaches, riding a horse or bike is one of the best things to do on Gili Trawangan island.
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