Every year Lombok always have a brand new tourism spot. The peoples creativity and tourism entrepreneurship has create many unusual places become high class tourism destination. One of them are Pasar Pancingan at Bilebante, Cenral Lombok
Pasar Pancingan Bilabante at Central Lombok is one of the best example of how the creativity is become the main power the modern tourism industry. Bilebante is a usual Lombok traditional village that surrounded by rice field and farming as daily life. A typical underdevelopment rural with its own classical problem, high level poverty. Almost nothing special.
But everything was change, when the peoples rebranding the village as a tourism destinations. They create their rural daily life as an interesting package for the travelers.
The rural roads, rice fields terrace, irrigation canals and the farmers activity are the main attractions. The visitors can gat the new experience how the villagers life. They can feels the real atmosphere of Lombok by the interactions with the peoples and the taste their authentic food
Pasar Pancingan is one of the latest tourism spot in Bilabante. The place was open for public 26 November 2017 and soon become viral in social media. Previously this place is a former of the excavation area of sand quarries that made into freshwater aquaculture area.
As the name Pasar Pancingan mean Fishing Market, its refer to the locations that dominated by freshwater fishing pond.
The peoples create the place as a traditional market where the visitors can can buy various Lombok traditional foods. Such as satay Rembiga, cerorot, Nasi Puyung, Ayam Taliwang sweets, and many more. This spot open every sunday at 07.00 a.m until 11.00 a.m.
However this market is not only about fishing and culinary. There are a lot of Lombok traditional games which is almost forgotten by the milenial.
Another special experience is bycycling around the village. There are 50 bycycle is provide by the Pasar Pancingan management. The visitors can cycling around with friends, families or mates through rice field with The Mighty Mount Rinjani as a background.
For your informations the place has a special currency that called Kepeng Pancingan. The visitors should change the dollars or rupiah at Money Changer Pancingan. There are three variants of nominal; 2,5 Kepeng for Rp 2.500 , 5 Kepeng for Rp 5.000 and 10 Kepeng for Rp 10.000. It is really excited right ! (fer/r2)