Flores tourist attractions offers best selection of wildlife. And also nature attractions in East Nusa Tenggara. This includes Komodo dragon, Mount kelimutu, Sumba island and Kupang.

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East Nusa Tenggara is part of Lesser sunda island. And the offers on the images are represents of the activity in the Flores island. Because the tour products which located mainly in Flores. Also some tour in Sumba and Kupang. But some Flores tourist attractions tour is customized. This is to accommodate the request that has been received by us. So, you can pick one of the tour that suitable with your holiday in Flores. So book your 2018 /2019 Flores tourist attractions and beyond with us as your reliable travel agency in Indonesia.

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Komodo Island is one of Flores Tourist Attractions.
A small island of 280 square km. Komodo is located between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores. The island is almost all hill and barren. Except for palm trees and some wood. But it is famous for its giant lizards. which are considered the last of their kind remaining in the world today. To many modern naturalists, East Nusa Tenggara is so particularly interesting. Because of this unique species, called the Komodo Dragon. Called “ora” by the local people. Hence, Komodo dragon (Varnus Komodoensis) is actually a giant monitor lizard. Growing up to 3 to 4 meters in length. It is ancestors roamed the earth up to about half a million years ago. Komodo lives on carrions of goats, deer, and even the carcasses of its own kind.

The Komodo is protected by law. And though they are considered harmless. It is advisable to keep them at a distance. Becasue Komodo is now a nature reserve being part of a national park. Whilst, it is home to a number of rare bird species. Like deer, and wild pigs, which are prey to the lizards as well. To see the lizards in the day time. The baits have to be set in the hinterland. Where local guides are necessary. The sea surrounding the island offers vistas of sea life. Also crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches. So, the best time to visit the island is between March and June. And between October and December.

Flores Tourist Attractions Overview.

The provincial capital of East Nusa Tenggara in western time. It is approximately 522 944 inhabitants. It makes it the large urban center of the province. Hence, it is the centre of government business, trade, and education. The only sandalwood oil factor in Indonesia is located in this town. Here one can see the distillation of sandalwood oil. Which is famous in East Nusa Tenggara. The Museum in Kupang has on display items of historical and cultural value.

Lasiana Beach.
An ideal tourist recreation spot. Where the beach faces westward to watch beautiful sunsets.

A lovely community about 45 km from Kupang with regular market days. And also a natural swimming pool. Where traditionally people
bathe, do their laundry, and sosialize. Because Camplong is also a forest reserve. Where some scarce animals, such as deer (Cervus Timorensis), parrots, monkeys, etc. in the reservation, are protected.

Semau Island.
Thirty minutes by boat from Kupang. And is certainly worth it to stay there one whole day. Because no noise and uncrowded is what this island place stands for. It is a holiday village for everyone. and a good place to relax as it offers a haven for those from the city. Whereas, the surrounding waters is a paradise for snorkeling swimming. And other water sports. Barbeque on the beach is desirable. As the Bamboo cottages are available right on the white sandy beaches.

Flores Tourist Attractions Informations.

Maumere Tourist Attractions.
A port town on the northeastern coast of Flores. And a stopover on the way to Ende or to Larantuka. Furthermore, it is well connected by air with Kupang, Denpasar, and Ujung Pandang. And noted for it is good beaches. Also, the bay of Maumere is considered the best diving spot.  (Floras-Marine Resort ). As it promises extremely rich marine life. The resort is a paradise for all divers. For underwater photographers. And for everyone interested in marine biology. Ledalero museum at the outskirts of Maumere. It  has an interesting collection of ethnological objects from the region. So, the visitors are welcome but advance arrangements should be made. Ledalero is also a name of a major catholic Seminary from where many of Florinese priests originated.

Ende is in Flores Tourist Attractions.
This town contains the home in exile of former and first Indonesian president, Soekarno. While in banishment during the early period of nationalist movements in 1936.  So, the house has been repaired and is today a museum.

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Kelimutu Lake.
East Nusa Tenggara’s natural wonder. And one of Indonesia’a most mysterious. And dramatic sights that can be found on top of this mountain on 66 km from Ende. Or 83 km from Maumere. Thus, it has a unique and spectacular view. It has three crater lakes with their respective colours. Hence, the colors, however, have changed continually since the eruption of Mount Iya in Ende in 1969. The surrounding villages are good places to visit. In particularly those who wish to have a more leisurely pace. And enjoy the views along the road between Ende and Maumere. Or spend more time in Kelimutu. Those little villages are also known for their excellent weaving-all hand-made. Still using natural dyes.

Labuan bajo the gate way to see komodo.
A lime town inhabited by fishermen, lies at the extreme western part of Flores. The town serves as a jumping-off point for the trip to Komodo Island. lt is a beautiful area for water skiing, wind surfing, fishing, and many other marine activities. Pede Beach is an ideal place to do all this and from where sunsets are beautifully visible.

A little port nestled at the base of a tall hill at the eastern end of Flores. From where Solor, Adonara, and Lembata island. ( the small islands near by). An old Portuguese cultural heritage like the Easter Procession is held in this town, and worth seeing. Lamalera Whale Hunting Lamalera on Lembata Island is a whaling village. The months of May to September make up the whale hunting season for the people of Lamalera. Using simple traditional tools as small row boats and the handthrown harpoons, the hunters sail out to hunt these giant creatures of the sea. The catch is either consumed or sold.

Flores Tourist Attractions Informations.

Waikabubak in Sumba which Belong to Flores Tourist Attractions
A neat little town in Western Sumba, full of old graves carved in motifs of buffalo- horns, man-heads, horses, nude men or
women symbolizing social status or the wealth of the people. Right in the capital city of Waikabubak, you can see the following tombs: Kadung Tana, Watu Karagata, and Bulu Peka Mila. Tarung village, an important ceremonial centre, is located on top of a hill, just a half kilometer to the west of Waikabubak. There are several megalithic tombs. The front of many traditional houses are decorated with huge water buffalo horns from the animals sacrificed during rituals of years gone by.

Anakalang is in Flores Tourist Attractions
The village is about 20 km from Waikabubak with its large graveyard The largest megalithic tombs in Sumba ). The tombs are
always with unusual carvings. Anakalang is the site of the “Purung Takadonga Ratu”, an important mass mariage festival held
every two years, on a date determinated by the full moon.

Flores Tourist Attractions.

Pasola Tourist Attractions
The most exciting ritual western of Sumba is to be witnessed right here. Where else in the world can you see colourful horsemen trying to kill each other. The ceremony is in February in Lamboya and Kodi, and in March in Gaura and Wanukaka. The main activities start several days after the full moon and coincide with the yearly arrival to shore of strange, multihued sea worms.

East Sumba Tourist Attractions
Although perhaps 40% population of East Sumba follows the “merapu” religion as their brothers in the western part the out ward manifestations are not nearly as spectacular of frequent. This region 14 better known for its “ikat” weaving. Near Waingapu, Kuta Beach is a Good. place to relax, and further down coast, near Baing (125 km from Waingapu), there is great surfing at Kalala Beach. The waves are best from December to May.

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