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A very nice place if you want to know Lombok Lifestyle back in the day, we love it so much, just small input to the guide to be more "Friendlier" if we dont want to but something from the stall, cool...
The guide taking us through the village seemed very disinterested. Also looked very disappointed with us giving the village "only" 100,000 ruppiah on top of their usual daily fee they received from the trip agency.
this place has more than 100 families stay there. they still practice tradition of lombok people.
you can walk around 1 hour for tour. there was a villager guided you and told the history of this place.
they also sell their crafts and clothes from...More
Visited 20 years ago and nothing has changed, same tour. I suppose that means they keep the place traditional. If you want to see a traditional village, then this could be the one for you. There is a pressure to buy trinkets as you walk...More
A donation is required for entering this traditional village. You are allowed to enter the houses to see the way of life here. Unfortunately it feels like tourist trap as from every house you can buy tshirts, sarongs, bracelets etc
They say it is a natural and inhabited village... but from the entry way, and having your personal guide follow you around and explain what you are seeing, we realise most of it is set up just to raise tourist dollar funds for the villagers....More
There is an official counter which you can get taxis from. Prices are fixed depending on which area of the island you are going to. To the Manggis/Batu Bolong areas could cost between 200,000 - 250,000 rp. Buses costs less... More
There is an official counter which you can get taxis from. Prices are fixed depending on which area of the island you are going to. To the Manggis/Batu Bolong areas could cost between 200,000 - 250,000 rp. Buses costs less but have many stops and the timing is unreliable.