How long does it take to get to Gili Islands from Bali?
about 2.5 hours
How far is the Gili Islands from Bali?
How do I get from Bali airport to Gili Islands?
If you want to take a trip from Bali to Gili Trawangan by flight, you have to take a flight from Bali airport ( Ngurah Rai airport in Kuta Bali . Code: DPS) to Lombok airport (Bandara Internasional Lombok in Praya. Code: LOP). The flight is only 25 – 30 minutes.
Are the Gili islands worth visiting?
The Gilis are very nice and definitely worth a visit if you have time. The beaches and waters there are nicer than Bali.
Is Gili T expensive?
Past travelers have spent, on average, Rp92,988 ($6.37) on meals for one day and Rp35,536 ($2.44) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Gili Trawangan for a couple is Rp611,454 ($42). So, a trip to Gili Trawangan for two people for one week costs on average Rp6,484,574 ($444).
How many days do you need in Gili Islands?
We recommend starting with at least 3 nights and giving yourself a little leeway in your plans to add more days on. After all just about everyone who goes to Gili Trawangan ends up extending their stay by at least a day or two. How would you like to spend your time on Gili Trawangan ?
Are Gili Islands safe?
The islands are very safe but there are incidents of petty crime on all islands but especially Gili Trawangan . It has to be said that most of the petty crimes committed on the island are carried out by people from the mainland and indeed other travelers rather than the islanders themselves.
Is Lombok better than Bali?
Sights: Bali generally has more tourist sights as the island is filled with beaches, rice paddies, water parks, safaris, museums, galleries, cafes and more. Lombok , on the other hand, is far more of a beach destination and if you want to see ‘attractions’ then you might come away disappointed.
Can you do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali?
No the Gilis are not a day trip at all. They are not even off the coast of Bali , they are off the coast of Lombok, the next island over. Boat companies say it takes an hour to get there.
Which of the Gili islands is best?
Gili Air is the best Gili Island for honeymoons, family trips, and travelers who want to escape the madness of Gili Trawangan but need more action than in Gili Meno. On this island , you’ll find more restaurants than in Meno and even some cocktail bars.
How do you get from Kuta to Gili Islands?
From Kuta : It takes around 1.5 hours to travel to the Padang Bai harborfrom Kuta . There are fast boat services that offer one-hour direct rides to Gili Trawangan from Pedgang Bai. Alternatively, visitors can also opt for a 23-minute drive to the nearby Serangan harbor.
How do you travel between Gili Islands?
Lombok has an international airport with major operators flying regularly into the main island , from where you can hop on a 2.5-hour overland transfer to the Bangsal Harbour and then a boat to the Gilis . You can also boat directly from Bali, which usually takes about 2 hours.
Which Gili Island has best beaches?
Which Gili Island is for you? Fringed by white-sand beaches and coconut palms, all three Gilis, located off the northwest coast of Lombok , are a vision of paradise. The smallest and quietest of the three Gilis, Gili Meno arguably has the best beaches of the lot – swathes of white sand scattered with squat trees, fringed with crystal clear water.
Which Gili Island has the swing?
How do you get around Gili Trawangan?
Getting around on the island There is no motorised transport on Gili Trawangan ; bikes, walking and horse carts are the main means of transport. Walk or use bicycles when you can, since the horses seem to labour under extreme conditions (little fresh water, sand and salt, etc.).