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For questions about the Indonesian island between the Bali Sea and Indian Ocean, and surrounding smaller islands called Gili.

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Place with well-treated elephants on Bali or Lombok, Indonesia?

I'm planning a trip to Indonesia: Lombok and Bali, and I'd love to see elephants there. It's clear that most of the elephant parks are about as ethical as animal circuses and constantly abuse the ...
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How to connect between Indonesian Air Asia and Jetstar at Denpasar (Bali) airport?

We are looking into the following flight plan: Air Asia QZ431 LOP-DPS arriving at 12:30 Jetstar 3K242 DPS-SIN departing at 14:25 This would give us roughly two hours between flights. According to ...
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Can i take my drone to Lombok and fly there?

In 2 months I will be going to Lombok. I have a DJI Mavic Air Drone and would like to take it to Lombok. Is this possible? What about the airline (Singapore Air), can I take it in my hand luggage?
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Are there any dangers in Lombok that I should know about before?

Hello I will fly to Lombok at the end of March for 2 weeks. Are there any dangers (diseases, pickpockets or similar) that I should know about?
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Backpacking through Indonesia during Ramadan (Bali and Gili) [duplicate]

My girlfriend and I are planning to visit Indonesia this summer from 3-24 June. When we were planning the trip we found out ramadan is from 15 May to 14 June. We were first planning to start our ...
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Can I travel from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok by ferry with a motorbike?

In Indonesia, is it possible to go by ferry from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok with a motorbike?
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Why are Damri bus stations elevated?

In Indonesia, certainly on Lombok and I think I also saw it on Bali, there is the Damri bus company. What appeared to me as rather odd, was that their bus stations had an elevated platform (around one ...
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Should I get vaccination before travelling to Lombok (Indonesia)

Im gonna go to Lombok in december. Would like to know if need to get vaccination against malaria or other diseases.
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Is there a faster way of traveling between Indonesian islands than using the ferries?

I will be in Lombok in December 2016. During my trip I would like to visit other islands with a scooter (Bali, Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembogan, etc.) I know that there is ferry but that is too slow (...
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Is it possible to see sharks when diving in Belongas Bay, Lombok in December?

I will be in Lombok, Indonesia, in December 2016. Because I'm a diver, I would like to know about underwater life, mostly hammerhead shark. Is there possibility to see sharks there in December?
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Book ahead in Bali?

We are going to Bali and Lombok at the end of July. Some colleagues told us not worry about booking hotels or B&Bs in advance, others said the complete opposite. We do not need luxury or "popular"...
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Public transport from Mataram to Senaru (Tiu Kelep waterfall)

I'm planning travel to Lombok, Indonesia. I want to go to Sindang Gile waterfall and Tiu Kelep waterfall. How do I get to Senaru from Mataram by public transport?
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Labuan Bajo to Lombok by bus & ferry [duplicate]

I am in Indonesia, in Labuan Bajo (Flores) next to the Komodo national park, & I have been told it's possible to go to Lombok by bus & ferry. © OpenStreetMap contributors
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Go from Lombok to Labuan Bajo by bus & ferry, how to?

I am in Indonesia and been told it's possible to go from Lombok to Labuan Bajo (Flores) by bus and ferry. I am NOT interested in doing this by any other mean (ie. plane or sailing trip). How does ...
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Gili islands to Mataram

I'm in Indonesia, I want to go from the Gili islands to Mataram. That is, from either of the islands called Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, & Gili Air. © OpenStreetMap contributors
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Labuhan Lombok to Poto Tano, how to?

I am in Indonesia & I want to go from Labuhan Lombok (east Lombok) to Poto Tano (west Sumbawa). I'd like to know: Type of transportation Departure times Length of journey Price Any usual/...
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Mataram to Labuhan Lombok, how to?

I am in Idonesia, in Lombok, & I plan to go from Mataram (west Lombok) to Labuhan Lombok (east Lombok). Is there any bemos, buses or shared taxi (or else) doing this journey? If yes, what are ...
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Where are the companies sailing from Lombok to Komodo?

I would like to sail from Lombok to Komodo. I want to follow the advice of a backpacker I met in order to get the best possible deal: go to the harbour to directly negotiate with the companies ...
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