Is 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.
How many days do you need in Gili Islands?
If you’re visiting just one of the islands, I recommend spending at least two nights and two days in the Gili Islands, as I did. If you do, you should book a snorkeling excursion to dive at all the islands on your second day.
How much does it cost to go to the Gili Islands?
On average, prices range from as low as $25 USD for low budget ferry operators and up to $45 USD for high class ferry operators for one way trips.
Which is better Gili Islands or Nusa Penida?
In conclusion, choose the Gili Islands: if you want to spend a few days in a quiet setting without seing any car or scooter. to find a festive and relaxed environment by the beach where everything can be done walking. if you take a long enough trip and have time to explore both Gili Islands and Nusa Penida !
Is Gili expensive?
The Gili Islands Suggested Budgets On a luxury budget of about 4,131,633 IDR ($285 USD) per day, you can stay in a luxury hotel, get any food you want, and enjoy all the attractions the islands have to offer, including private tours and diving classes/excursions.
Is Gili a party island?
Most commonly known for its vibrant nightlife, incredible sunsets and fantastic snorkelling, Gili Trawangan is the party island of the three Gilis. Live music, buzzing bars and late night clubs galore, this is the best stop for anyone interested in a party weekend break from the Bali and Lombok mainlands.
Is Gili Trawangan expensive?
You should plan to spend around Rp463,184 ($32) per day on your vacation in Gili Trawangan, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, Rp92,988 ($6.34) on meals for one day and Rp35,536 ($2.42) on local transportation.
Can you fly from Bali to Gili Islands?
Alternatively, you can take a flight from Bali’s Denpasar airport (Ngurah Rai) to Lombok International Airport. This ~25 minute flight is quick and easy and prices start around $20USD. Lombok International Airport is located near the city of Praya and you’ll have to take a taxi or private car to Bangsal Port.
How do you fly to Gili Islands?
The closest airport to the Gili Islands is Lombok International Airport (LOP). Private transfers (car + speedboat) can be arranged from there to the Gili’s through Gili-islandtransfers.com, otherwise you can opt for the slower (cheaper) and less reliable public boats that leave from Bangsal harbour in north Lombok.
When should I get to the Gili Islands?
Best Time To Visit The Gili Islands July, August, December and January are the busiest time for tourists. Many think September to November is a great time to visit as the weather is good and the islands aren’t too busy. I visited in October and enjoyed warm days, although some were a little overcast.
Is Gili island safe?
The Gili Islands are a relatively safe place to visit. You won’t face constant scams or pick-pocketing. However, you’ll find a lot of drugs on the islands, particularly on Gili Trawangan.
Are there snakes on Gili Islands?
AVOID DYING BY SEA SNAKEBITE Forget snakes on a plane, in the Gili Islands, there are snakes in the sea! I knew water snakes existed but I foolishly thought they were exclusive to rivers and lakes. I was wrong! Not only are there snakes in the sea here, but their bite is deadly to us mere mortal humans.
How long is the boat ride from Bali to Gili?
South Bali departures often take 2-2,5 hours by boat, Padang Bai departures take around 1,5 hours and from Amed to Gili Trawangan it is around 1 hour.
How long is ferry from Bali to Gili?
Fast ferries from Bali to the Gili Islands typically take 1.5-2 hours and most of the ferries leave from Padang Bai.
Can you swim at Nusa Penida?
If you want to relax, swim or snorkel on Penida, Crystal Bay is your place! Out of all the Nusa Penida beaches, none of them have palm trees like Crystal Bay Beach. It’s a secluded beach blocked off by a whole jungle of palm trees and the perfect spot for sunset.
Are the Gili Islands safe?
Can you fly to Gili Islands?
Can you fly to the Gili Islands? In a word: No! There’s no airport on the Gili Islands, so your only route in is to fly to Bali or Lombok, and then transfer to a port and catch the ferry.
How much does it cost to go to Nusa Penida?
What is this? As you can see, the main cost differentiator is your mode of transportation on Nusa Penida: If you are okay with renting a motorbike and driving the said bike on your own, I estimate it to cost about Rp 490,000 – 540,000 (US$34 – 37) per person to visit the island for a day trip.