If you coming to Lombok and want to find the best photo spots to boost your Instagram account? You are in the right place. Amazing peoples, white sandy beaches with crystal clear water, the mighty mountains of Rinjani and many more. The island has so much to offer to make your Instagram followers jealousy.
There’s a reason why Lombok is at the top of many travelers’ bucket wish lists. The island offers a wealth of gorgeous natural panorama and its unique culture.
But if you are think the white sandy beaches or the magical mountain scenery are too usual we have other options for your vacations. Botanic Garden at Narmada. This is a brand new tourism spot in West Lombok which is offers many Instagramable selfie point in a huge flowers garden.
Botanic garden offers various of beautiful flowers, such as sunflower, lavender, rose, and many more. Beside that, the visitors also can enjoy the fresh fruits and vegetables flowers. Botanical garden provide a fruits and vegetables plantations.
Located at Gandari Village of Narmada District, the visitors need about 30 minutes by car or motor bikes from Mataram city. The location is about few minutes from Narmada Traditional market to the east.
From the main road a sign board will escort the visitor to the Botanic Garden. Before we are entering the garden, we have to pay for ticket about IDR 5.000 per each visitor. This ticket is including parking fee for car or motorcycle.
Botanic garden is opening since 2nd week of March 2018. This garden is visiting by 100 upto 200 peoples a day from 08.00 am to 19.00 pm.
“Visitors upto 300 on the weekend,” said Made Pasek Cindra Bayu the owner of the garden to Lombok Post.
Bayu tells his reason why creating this Botanic Garden. It comes from his worries about the rise of the unemployment in his village. Then he create a hectare of his farmland into an interesting tourism spot which can provide new jobs for the peoples. He also wants to make the village becoming a truly tourism village with a unique tourism spot.
The differences he talked about is a complete one stop tourism spot. A selfie spots, harvesting fruits and vegetables, fishing pool, swimming pool, camping grounds, village tours, and more in one place.
This garden was designed as a cozy atmosphere. Mostly visitors are teenagers but there are also a lot of families come to spend their holiday at this garden. Beside holiday, it is also aimed as educations spot for the students. They can learn about farming or planting process.
If you are hungry, there is a cafetaria which provide traditional foods such as Bulayak Satay, Pelecing Kangkung, Rujak (fruits spicy salad), and more. (LPG)