Tropical Triangle refers to 3 small islands in Southeast Bali and 3 Gilis in Lombok. It is consist of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. Nusa comes from the Sanskrit, means island. Bali has an amazing scenery on the entire island, and Tropical Triangle is the part of it. Exploring these 3 islands are the best experience to fullfil our bucketlist, and we can take our way to do it. Backpacker way or luxury choice, both of them are to be fancy.
# Nusa Penida
Placed on Southeast Bali and included to Klungkung Regency. Nusa Penida is the biggest island of three Nusas or Tropical Triangle, it has 209,41 km2 of width and 45.000 population. With 524m of the highest level, Nusa Penida awarded by many magnificent cliffs, Kelingking and Banah Cliff are the examples. This island is famous for the diving spots, we can find Crystal Bay, Manta Point, Batu Meling, Batu Lumbung, Batu Abah, Toya Pakeh and Malibu Point as our diving spots.
We can get many destinations as our tourist attraction in Nusa Penida. Main destination is on the west side. Kelingking Beach, Broken Beach, Angel Billabong, Paluang Cliff, Pohon Cinta ( Love Tree), Palungan Cliff and Crystal Bay. We can also find the east side destinations, such as Atuh Beach, Diamond Beach, Raja Lima, Molenteng House Tree, Teletubbies Hill, Giri Puteri Cave and Dewi Kwan Im Monastery.
To fullfil our travel in Nusa Penida, we can go to south side. Find Banah Cliff, Tembeling Beach, Segening Waterfall and Peguyangan Water Springs.
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Despite of Nusa Penida is the small island, but at least it has 6 harbours, which are Toya Pakeh, Buyuk, Banjar Nyuh, Mentigi, Sampalan ( Ferry) and Lembongan Harbour. For accomodation and transportation this island is completed by many hotels, homestays and villas. The land tranportations are motorbike and car, we can rent from the travel agent or even from the local people. It is available at the entire island.
# Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan
It is about 2km apart from Nusa Penida, placed at the northwest. Nusa Lembongan has smaller size than Nusa Penida, but the tourist destinations, accomodations and the infrastructures are more complete than Nusa Penida. The tourist destinations are Tanjung Sanghyang Beach, Dream Beach, Selagimpak, Selambung, Sunset Beach, Pemalikan, Lebaoh. The popular destinations are Underground House, Gala-Gala, Batu Melawang Cave, Art Shop Center Buanyaran, Pegadungan Swamp and Sunset Park.
Nusa Ceningan is the smallest island among the 3 Nusas, we can go from Nusa Lembongan through the Yellow Bridge. There are a lot of temples on this island, which is very common in the Island of Gods. Batu Banglas Temple, Bakung, Tirta Dalem Buhu, Batu Melawang, Tri Adi Sakti and many others. The water transportations to get into these places are the public boat, speed boat and fastboat. We can get one from Sanur Harbour, Nusa Penida or Lombok.
The main tourist attractions in Three Nusas are snorkeling, diving, jetski. And if we have a good luck we can see manta or mola-mola when we are diving.
# Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno
The others Tropical Triangle are 3 Gilis in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Its consist of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. Gili means island on the Sasak Language, it is a local tribe in Lombok.
So many optionals we can do in the Gilis, underwater activities are very common tourist attraction on these little peace of heaven, such as diving, snorkeling, kayak and canoeing.
The Gilis beach are so stunning, the travelers might be feel the sunrise and the sunset from the two sides. As we known, Gili Trawangan is a party island, we can get it for almost every night, except on thursday evening. So many bars and restaurants in this island. Gili Trawangan has an Irish Bar at the Central Point.
If we do not like many parties on our travel and we chose more quite instead, we can choose Gili Meno to spend our night. And Gili Air is something in buetween.
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