Great things to do in Flores Island ~Islands is one of Indonesian tourism spots. There are thousands of islands in the country. You will not get bored or run out of the island’s name when you asked to mention it. One of the attentive drawer island is Flores Island. This island seems to be the next star that is getting attention from the local and foreign travelers.
Flores is somehow to be known as the gateway to the Komodo Island, but really just stay there for a while and you will know the beauty of it. For you who want to know the interesting side of the island, here are some things to do in Flores Island you should try:
The first place you can visit is Labuan Bajo, the main harbor and airport on the island. It is known to be the biggest city in Flores, don’t expect it to be the real big city you will see in Bali. Here you will just see the chance to dive and enjoying the sunset.
Great things to do every day around 05.00 pm – 06.00 pm is sitting on the Amelia Sea and enjoying the sea view and waiting for the beautiful sunset. And it will be great if you also exploring the Caves at Batu Cermin while you are visiting Labuan Bajo.
The next place you should visit while in Flores Island is the Ruteng. You will find some local places that you may don’t find in any other place. But, you need to be very careful since some locals may follow you, it seems that the local men are still in awe whenever tourists visiting.
Great things to do in Ruteng is visiting the web rice fields located on the way to ruteng, you may visit here every day at any time. Moreover, you also need to visit the hobbit cave, where the remaining “hobbit” humans were found.
As the highlight of the Island, it is sure worth to visit this place. Bajawa is a town in central Flores that will give you a good vibe. Great things to in Baja are, you may want to feel the sensation of Soaking in the natural hot springs. You may better visit Bena Village that having a great view.
You may also explore the Ogi Waterfall that will give you a fresh vibe and if you feel like to climb, you may go hiking to Inerie or Wawo Muda Volcanoes. You may visits all those places every day from morning to afternoon.
You sure have been heard about the Kelimutu Volcano. This Volcano is having three crater lakes at the top that are different colors, some of the bright blue colors that are matte that it is made this volcano is popular. Sometimes one the water’s crater even changes to red depending on the oxygen levels. And this volcano is located in this town.
Great things to do in this town are to enjoying nature by visits the crater and enjoying the waterfall. You will enjoy this natural town from morning to night without any disruption from any modern thing such as Wi-Fi.
Located is the coast from Labuan Bajo, Kanawa Island is more like an underwater paradise for the one who likes to dive. Great things to do in this island are diving along the day as long as the sun is bright because you won’t see anything in a dark light.
But the water of the sea is clear, so you will be satisfied to see through the marine life such as turtles, rays, sharks and any other marine animals. If you need places for getting away from the crowded place, just come and stay in this place sometimes.
Tradition is one of the most attractions in tourism in Indonesia, including Flores Island. Coming here without watching the Caci Dance will be a waste. So, make sure to see the attractions. Caci Dance is one of the dances of the indigenous people of West Flores known as the Manggarai people.
The dance is acted by two men by hitting each other with whips while dressed as animals. This dance is accompanied by drumbeat; even they hit each other it is not a serious fight. You may watch this, but this dance isn’t scheduled, so if you need to watch this, great things to do is by getting a guide.
If you really like hiking and climbing, you may want to visit the Love hill. This place is to sit outside the Labuan Bajo. In the afternoon, you may see the beautiful sunsets from the top of the hills.
Great things to do in this place are flocking the sunsets, see the tropical forests, picturesque hills, and also the azure waters of the Flores see from the top of the love hill. If you are in Labuan Bajo, coming to this place is a great idea.
That’s everything you need to know before visiting Flores Island. For more information, you can learn more about Flores Island in this section.