The Komodo and Rinca Islands are home to the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon, a beast that can grow to over 3m in length. Komodo Island is the largest island in the national park. Visitors arrive by boat and can go on guided hikes around the islands to see the dragons and various other species of wildlife.
The beautiful island of Lombok has fabulous beaches, forested interior, volcanoes and hot springs. The capital Mataram has a population of around 420,000 people, but the main reason people come to Lombok is for the outdoor activities. The main beaches are on the west and the south of the island. Gunung Rinjani with a peak of over 3,700 metres is a popular destination for guided hikes.
Flores (or Flowers in Portuguese) is rapidly becoming a tourist favourite in Indonesia. With volcanoes, spectacular rice fields, lakes, jungles and beaches, Flores has something for everyone. The island is mainly Christian and there are many different cultural groups. The island was also where the remains of an extinct species of human, Homo floriensis were found which only reached about 1m in height.
Sumba is quite different to the surrounding islands. It has low limestone hills rather than mountains and volcanoes. Dues to it’s isolated location, the people of Sumba retain much of their traditional culture and many unique ceremonies.
The Gili Islands are stunningly beautiful islands that have a real desert island feel with palm fringed white sand beaches. They are a place to get away and relax with fantastic diving and snorkelling, yoga and numerous bars and restaurants with sea views.
TOURS & TREKS IN INDONESIA