Gili Islands is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia
The Gili Islands are the most popular place on the Lombok Islands, east of the Indonesian island of Bali. The beauty of Gili Island is hard to express in words. The sea of clear blue water, the blue sky, the intoxicating sunset, the intoxication of live music from various clubs and bars is enough to make you feel it for a lifetime. There are no vehicles in Gili except horse carriages and bicycles. So you can visit this beautiful island by renting a bicycle for hours.
The word gili from the Sasak language means small. The Gili Islands are made up of three small islands called Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. For থেকে 20 to ৫০ 50, you can enjoy a variety of exciting activities, such as scuba driving, snorkeling, underwater walking, island hopping, and glass bottom boat trips.
Snorkeling will cost one and a half lakh rupees per person. The 4-hour snorkeling will take you around Gili Menu, Gili Air, Turtle Reef, Fish Reef and Coral Island Speed Boat. At the same time you can see the amazing biodiversity under the sea water.
You can sit for as long as you want under a chair, hammock or umbrella in front of any hotel or restaurant, starting from Five Star on Gili Island. No one will say anything and there is no obligation to take any service of hotel or restaurant for this. You can also use the bathroom of any hotel or resort for a change of dress or a bath.
How to get there
You must first go to Bali, Indonesia. There is no direct flight from Dhaka. Transit to Malaysia or Singapore. It takes 6 hours to reach Bali with transit to Kuala Lumpur. Bangladesh’s time interval with Indonesia is 2 hours.
No visa is required to travel to Bali. Exemption visa is issued for 30 days. There is no need for anything like visa fee or photo etc. just to show the print copy of hotel booking and return air ticket itinerary in immigration. However, it is not possible to extend the visa for more than 30 days.
The price of an air ticket usually depends on how long in advance the date of departure is being purchased. It costs 25 to 35 thousand rupees to buy a sand ticket two months ago. It costs 40 to 55 thousand rupees to buy that ticket a day or two ago. Airlines from Bangladesh like Malindo Air, Air Asia, Scoot etc. operate flights on Bali route.
Get out of the airport without using the airport taxi service and take the meter in the outer Blue Bird taxis to your destination. It costs 30 to 40 thousand rupees or 180 to 250 rupees in Bangladeshi rupees to take a taxi anywhere in Bali. And if you take a taxi service from the airport, you have to pay 75 thousand to one and a half lakh rupees to go the same distance.
How to get to Gili Island
If you want to go from Bali to Gili, you have to buy a ticket for fast boat service. It will cost 5 lakh rupees or about 3000 rupees per person to buy a ticket with return ticket. There are many information booths in different places of sand and in Kuta. From there you can pick up the package of your choice to go to Gili Island. Hotel pick-up and drop-off tickets will be taken from the hotel to Padang by Jetty Harbor by those who book tickets. It takes about one and a half to two hours to reach the jetty by car. It takes about one and a half to two hours to get to Gili by boat from the jetty. Tickets for the fast-boat service can also be bought online, but the price is relatively high.
Where to stay on Gili Island
One night stay at Gili Trawangan resorts will cost from Rs 2,000 to Rs 6,000. However, if you want to stay in beach view resorts, you have to spend 4000 to 6000 thousand rupees.