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East Nusa Tenggara, Still the Best Spot for Travelers

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On behalf of local government and all communities immediately we invites travelers to plan a vacation time with family to visit directly to tourist objects in the East Nusa Tenggara province

Exotic horses parade of Sumba, the only wolrd perfomance and tradition. Photo : Ist

For those who want to enjoy the most complete trip,  the province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) – Indonesia is the place. Various unique cultures, natural beauty and the only pristine marine charm exist in this area. In NTT, you can enjoy it more diversely; more exotic, cheap and certainly more easily to reach the area.

Yes .. NTT, is the most appropriate place for fishing mania surfers, snorkeling and nature lovers who want to linger. We have a thousand unique cultural attractions to offer you in addition to visiting the two wonders of the world that we have: Komodo National Park and Three Color Water Lake ‘Kelimutu’. Invite your friends and relatives to visit NTT. Make sure you also take part to be participants of East Nusa Tenggara Amazing Traveling.

NTT is rich and more diverse which provides the only tourism enjoyment. This region is the target for tourists to be a visit because of its originality. NTT is still natural and has not been touched by modernization. Tourism potential is spread evenly on the existing 22 regencies. The uniqueness of Flores, Sumba, Timor, Alor, Rote and Sabu make NTT as a leading most favored destination. So far hundred-thousands of tourists have visited NTT after Bali and NTB and other parts of Indonesia.

Governor of NTT, Viktor Laiskodat on behalf of local government and all communities immediately invites travelers to plan a vacation time with family to visit directly to tourist objects in the province because NTT provides a million of beauty that you have not enjoyed before.

From Flores you can visit the National Park and see Komodo which has become one of the Seven Wonders of the World. There are also a unique Liang Bua cave in Ruteng which becomes the locus of invention of Flores man (homo Floreensis), a traditional village in Bena-Ngada and marine park with most beautiful coral 17 Pulau in Riung

You may also see the Kelimutu Lake with its three color water in Ende, the world’s marine park Riung 17 islands, there are lakes that are constantly changing tricolor kelimutu color in Ende, bay marine park in Maumere, a world-class religious tourism “Samana Santa” in Larantuka, and traditional whaling in Lembata.

For those of you who have special interest, you can see the attraction Pasola in Sumba and historical tours of megalithic settlements and exotic traditional Sumbanese houses. Amazingly, Sumba is now had been the Beautiful Island of the for Focus Magazine, an internasional tourism magazine published in Germany.

Alor people will welome you with their local traditional rituals, houses and costume. Photo ; Fortuna

From Timor island you can visit Liman Beach in Semau, Boti traditional village in TTS regency, traditional villages Tamkesi in TTU, enjoy the charm of Mutis Fatumnasi, Fatuulan, Fatunaosus and Fatukopa wildlife, Kolbano and Oetune beaches panorama, Bastian and Wini capes, Atapupu Gurita bay and Motadikin beach in Belu regency.

In the top of Timor you may also visit Noepesu hills, Bimasakti Bridge and Eban Village in Timor Tengah Utara regency

For Rote Island, there is an international surfing place Nembrala and its Mulut Seribu Marine and Beautiful Geopark, the spot Sasando traditional music process made demosntrated and full of local cultural perfomance and ikat weaving.

There are also traditional rituals on the island of Sabu, visiting Kelabba Madja, Mabala and Liamadira Cave and natural beaches and demontrated process of Sabu Local Sugar traditional making.  

For those who are treveling to Alor please enjoy the beautiful panorama of the bay Mutiara (“pearl”) with the intenational class of underwater Marine in Pulau Seribu Moko – Alor. Alor regency also welome you with their local traditional houses in Takpala, Mombang and others.

Enjoy Fatunausus Panorama of Timor. Photo : Fortuna


All tourist potential in the area which becomes main attraction get ready to hypnotize all tourists. For international tourism agency guiding Lonely Planet, East Nusa Tenggara is recognized as the best spot and main destinations to be visited on the year 2020 and 2021.

 That is why the government commit to rearrange, improve in all sectors that lead to the success of efforts to make NTT be the one and the main destination of the world. This commitment is then followed by the national programme by President Joko Widodo to make Labuan Bajo, Easn Nusa Tenggara as the Premium Tourism Area with the five others spot in Indonesia. While in NTT, Governor Viktor Laiksodat put tourism as the main and primover of the lokal economic and welfare. 

Sustainable improvement of infrastructure, transportation and telecommunication accesses done by the government at all tourist destinations is to provide excellent service to welcome you in East Nusa Tenggara Amazing Travelling all the time.  

Caci, Local Attractive dance of Manggarainese. Foto : Fortuna

How to get here

East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) is one of the provinces in East Indonesia and Kupang is the capital city. It is a strategic one because it is located between two neighboring countries of East Timor (Timor Leste) and Australia. NTT province is an archipelago consisting of several large islands namely Flores, Sumba, Timor, Alor, Lembata, Rote, Sabu, Adonara, Solor, Komodo and Palue and approximately 550 small islands.

In addition to its strategic geographical boundaries, a matter of fact NTT has a lot of tourism potential. Natural most beautiful and astonished maritime, of course perfect your plan to visit Flobamorata world.

This area now can be accessed well through Air, Sea and Land transportations. International Airport El Tari Kupang is now connecting NTT and major cities in this country: from Jakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar and Makassar.

White sandy Beach in Liman, Semau Island, Kupang Regency. Ph

Flights from Jakarta, Surabaya and Denpasar also have been opened to Maumere-Labuan Bajo, Waingapu, Ende and Tambolaka which currently determined by the provincial government to be tourism entrances.

To access all regencies/municipalities in NTT, currently there are approximately 14 airports; five of them have been able to accommodate aircraft of Boeing 737, such as El Tari Kupang Airport, Frans Seda Maumere Airport, Tambolaka Airport, Mehang Kunda Waingapu Airport and Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo.

Besides, some adequate support airports can be landed by Fokker 27, 28 and Fokker 100 that are Airports of Aoerobusman Ende, Mali Alor, Ngada Soa, Wunopito Lembata, Gewayan Tanah Larantuka, Bere Tallo Atambua and Sales Lega Ruteng – Manggarai Regency.

Frans Seda Airport Muamere, one of the gate to Flores destination.

Some Flight Companies which now serve commercial routes to NTT consist of Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Batik Air, Citilink, Sriwijaya Air, NAM Air, Wings Air, and Dimonim Air. As having been agreed in cooperative agreement of Triangle Growth among Indonesia (NTT), East Timor and Australia so governments of the three countries now to open international flight routes Kupang-Darwin-Dili regularly while covid-19 pandemic is  now slow down and closed.

International port Tenau Kupang is the entrance of sea and main commercial port to NTT. In the Island of Flores, there are ports of Lorens Say Maumere and several small ports that Pelni ships often anchor regularly.

Cruises always anchor at Komodo port (harbor) in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai and Pelni ports in regencies could also serve cruise ships. Multifunction harbor Tenau Kupang also gets ready to serve cruise ships and the needs of tourists who want to travel to Kupang and surrounding areas. Port Waingapu in East Sumba gets ready to serve public and tourists on the island of Sumba.

Luwansa Hotel Labuan Bajo. Photo : Fortuna

The tourists who have enough time can also use the services of Ferry ships to almost all regencies in the province in high intensity. The access of land transport is certainly running well because many modes of transportations are already available to assist transportation needs of travelers. (Team/Fortuna)

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