Are you currently planning a vacation to Indonesia, perhaps with friends and family? and you are still wondering which island is the best to visit? It’s understandable as there are at least 17,000 different islands in Indonesia, but if you are looking for a unique destination for adventurous travelers like seeing the Komodo Dragons? Or snorkeling, diving, swimming with manta rays and sleeping aboard a ship while enjoying the stars? there is no better place to go than The Komodo. It is the perfect tropical escape, with the gorgeous beaches, turquoise waters, exotic cultures, and some of the world’s best diving and snorkeling destinations. So how to get to Komodo Island?
Where is Komodo Island?
Komodo Island is another hidden gem on the earth. The Island is located in Nusa Tenggara Island, Indonesia, between the Sumbawa and Flores. Its place is a home to a national park and is arguably the most famous destination in Flores. The island is also a home of dragons, with a total number of nearly 5.700.
How to get to Komodo Island?
Some of you may have been confused, how to get to Komodo Island? Traveling to this island is a little confusing at first, so in order to make it easier, Here some tips for you! The easiest way to reach the the island is to fly from Jakarta to Bali to Labuan Bajo, Flores Island. You can fly via Sriwijaya Air or Nam AIR or Wings Air. The best time to fly from Bali or Jakarta is an early morning, so book your flight an early morning so you can arrive before midday. Once you reach Labuan Bajo you can get a liveaboard to take a tour of the Komodo and take you to the best diving sites. Joining a liveaboard is a good option for this Komodo trip as it includes meals, accommodation, and a stop at all the best must see places along the way.
When to visit?
The best time to visit this island is generally during the dry season around April to November, when the days are sunny. This place becomes most crowded around July to August. You won’t be the only one in search of sun, dragons, and the beach! The rainy season sometimes starts around December, so if you hate getting wet, plan your trip before December. No matter when you visit, you should be able to see the amazing Komodo Dragons here. Don’t forget to try scuba diving too!
What are the best things to do in Komodo?
The Komodo Dragons are the highlight destination here, but the natural landscape in Komodo National Park goes beyond the amazing lizards. All the stars of the show on this island are related to nature. You will be amazed with the crystal-clear water, stunning views, colorful corals, various fishes and white sandy beaches. When planning your vacation to this island, don’t miss these top things to do like take your family for trekking in Rica or Padar. Snorkel and diving are a must, and another must-have experience on Komodo is to visit the local village and indulge completely in the local cuisines.
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