Nusa Tenggara or Lesser Sunda Islands area contains the following islands : Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor, Sumba, etc. With Komodo Dragon National Park and Lombok is the most famous destination.
Side by side, West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara featuring the charm of colorful Indonesia. Each island of Nusa Tenggara have their own flavor, and the leading attractions rival anything seen elsewhere in the archipelago. Captivating coastline bordering the golden savanna. Cool natural mountain lake decorated with three colors into massive beauty. At the same time wild horses running free racing, while thousands of fish jumping race over the waves. A bunch of Komodo dragons staring at their natural hunting horizon. The series of adventures in a row of islands in the southern archipelago of is becoming part various beauty of Indonesia. The great stone-slab tombs and traditional villages of Sumba, the intricate ikat weaving of Sumba and Flores, the brilliantly coloured Kelimutu Lakes in Flores, and the dragons of Pulau Komodo (Komodo Island) are some of the finest attractions in the whole region of Southeast Asia. The area also has fine beaches, incredible surfing and diving spots.
Lombok is a popular island. Approximately the same size as Bali, it can be easily reached from Bali and is worth at least a week’s visit. It has Senggigi, which is a less frenetic, Balinese-style beach resort and the coral atolls of the Gili Islands have great beaches and budget accommodation. The climb to the top of Gunung Rinjani is one of Indonesia’s best hikes. Further to the east, Sumbawa has fine surfing beaches but is usually just a transit island on the way to see the dragons of Komodo.
Flores is home to the famous colored lakes of Kelimutu, but it also has beaches and traditional villages between Labuan Bajo and Maumere to break from the tiring bus journeys. From Maumere, you can fly to Bali or head to Kupang. Sumba’s fascinating traditional culture is worth the detour. You will need a month to explore Nusa Tenggara in depth.
Sumba is now famous for its horses and it superb style of ikat cloth. West Sumba is famous for its enormous megalithic tombs and traditional thatched and peaked huts raised on stilts.
Highlights of Nusa Tenggara
- Gunung Rinjani National Park (Volcano Rinjani)
- Tanjung Aan
- Gili Islands (Impressive surroundings)
- Kuta beach (Surfing, relaxing)
- Sade village
- Senaru village
- Several surfing spots (Beginner, Expert)
- Komodo Dragon National Park (Komodo Dragon)
- Kelimutu National Park (Colored lakes)
- Batu Cermin (Caves)
- Savu Islands (Impressive surroundings)
- Labuan Bajo
- Waerebo Village UNESCO
- Lamalera village
- Whale hunt tradition
- Ratenggara Village
- Mbawana veach
- Tanjung Mareha
- Mendorak Beach
- Weekuri Lake
- Prajing Village
- Lapopu Waterfall
Example Nusa Tenggara Tours including Komodo Tours, Sumba Tours, Lombok Tours, Overland Flores and more :