East Flores comprises the regencies (kabupaten) Flores Timur and Sikka


See & do 
ighlights in east Flores

BEACHES (beach=pantai) 

-Doreng  - Sikka south coast

-Ina Burak  - Adonara island

-Kawaliwu, also for sunset - north coast Flores Timur

-Koka, on the way from Maumere to Moni - south coast Sikka

-Kwuta, 6 kilometers (1 hour!) west of lake Asmara, Tanjung Bunga

-Lato, 20 kms west of Kawaliwu - north coast Flores Timur

-Mekko - Adonara island

-Nobo - south coast Flores Timur

-Oa and Rako (surfing) are next to eachother - south coast Flores Timur

-Paga Beach, on the way from Maumere to Moni - south coast Sikka

-Riang Sunge - Solor island

-Watohari - Solor island

-Watotena - Adonara Solor island

-Wewa - Solor island 



-Daytrip to Pulau Besar, Koja Doi and Pangabatang island.
  Koja Doi is connected w
ith Pulau Besar by a small stone foothpath. 
oats leave from Nangahale)

-Diving and snorkling near Maumere and the islands north of Tanjung Darat (Pulau 
  Babi, Pulau Besar, Pulau Damila, Pulau Kambing, Pulau Pomana).
  Check this website or this one full of information both independed (no  agents)

-Diving and snorkling Larantuka and surroundings 



-Cathedral Rheina Rosari

-Chapel Tuan Ana

-Chapel Tuan Ma

-Chapel Tuan Meninu
-Mater Dolorosa

-Taman Bukit Fatima 



-Alok Market in Maumere

-Larantuka market seaside  



-Mount Egon (strato volcano 1661m) east of Maumere

-Mount Lewotobi (twin strato volcano, 1584m laki2 and 1703m perempuan) near Boru
  (startingpoint at Bawalatang 



-Biara Lamanabi, Trappist monastry in Tanjung Bunga

-Cathedral Rheina Rosari, Larantuka

-Cathedral St. Yosef, Maumere

-Catholic graveyards just outside Larantuka (seaside)

-Chapel Tuan Ana, Larantuka

-Chapel Tuan Ma, Larantuka

-Chapel Tuan Meninu, Larantuka
-Mater Dolorosa, Larantuka

-Nilo hill, with statue of Mother Mary overlooking Maumere

-Semana Santa, the holy Easternweek from Wednesday before Eastern until Sunday
  including White Thursday and Good Friday as the peak of the celebration; bookings
  need to be made far
 in advance, at least 6 months before
  see also

-Sikka, old wooden church and weaving process

-Taman Bukit Fatima, Larantuka  



-Kajuwulu, north west of Larantuka

-Wair Nokerua, west of Maumere 



-Bantala, west of Larantuka (tenun ikat)

-Bola, weaving village (tenun ikat)

-Dokar, weaving village (tenun ikat)

-Ile Padung (traditional house)

-Lepo Lorun, weaving village (tenun ikat) near Nita

-Lewokluok, weaving village - every Thursday or on request

-Riangkeme near ile Mandiri (tenun ikat)

-Sikka weaving village and old wooden church

-Waibao, Tanjung Bunga (tenun ikat)

-Watublapi, weaving village (tenun ikat)

-Wuring, muslim village on stilts, 4 kms west of Maumere (but you need to resist the
  plastic soup!



-Bukit Liaga, a Padarlike hill with awesome views, north coast west of Maumere
-Bukit Salib Kolisia, a wonderful viewpoint west of Maumere
-Detour Nobo to Boru around the twin volcanos Lewotobi Laki2 and Perempuan

-Great views along the coastline with views on Adonara, Solor and Konga
-Lake Asmara, a beautiful lake hidden in the jungle in Tanjung Bunga

-Nilo hill with a statue of Mother Mary with views on Maumere

-Ricefields near Magepanda

-Roundtrip ile Mandiri, the mountain near Larantuka

-Tanjung Ogor Paret, a beautiful part of the south coast in Sikka

-Wair Nokerua, a beautiful coast also popular for sunset  


WATERFALLS (waterfall=air terjun) 

-Kedebodu, Ende
-Murondao, Ende

-Murudhaekale, Ende  



-Cocoa plantations between Maumere and Moni
-Larantuka King's Palace (history of the 1st Catholic kingdom of Indonesia)

-Leworook coffee plantation (not far from Lewokluok village)

-Trip to Adonara island 1 to 3 days (Kampung Adonara, Ina Burak beach, Watotena
 Mekko Beach, Ile Boleng)

-Trip to Solor island 1 or 2 days; Lamakera (whales), Portugues fortress in Lohayong,
  pantai Watohari, beaches in the southern part.
A wooden boat leaves from
  Larantuka at 9 am and back from Podor at 4 pm

-Tanjung Bunga, the "tail" of Flores, where Flores got it's name from

-Tunaboats off the beach 6 kms south of Larantuka

-Wuring, muslim village on stilts, 4 kms west of Maumere (but you need to resist the
  plastic soup)


Anne Mieke  -AM PHOTONESIA©-