West Lombok is the first stepping stone on your journey into the eastern islands.
West Lombok has both the lushness of Bali and the starckness of outback Australia. The northwest of the island is dominated by the 3,726m Rinjani volcano, while the southwest is arid and covered by savannas.
Famous for its basketware, pottery and ikat handwoven textiles, Lombok has exceptional charm and is relatively undiscovered, except for Sengiggi and the Gili islands that have become popular tourism areas. We visit traditional villages and a local market in search for rare pieces of handicraft.