The regencies (kabupaten) of Manggarai and Manggarai Barat


See & do western part of Flores


  1. Market in Ruteng
  2. Cathedral in Ruteng
  3. Ruteng Pu'u, a traditional Manggarai village in town
  4. Golo Curu near Ruteng
  5. Liang Bua, site of homo floresiensis 45 minutes drive from town
  6. Tangkulese waterfall
  7. Road Ruteng Reo vv for views
  8. Reo river
  9. Countryside east, west and south from Ruteng; just pick a road and be surprised, views, forest, ricefields, villages
  10. Road Ruteng-Iteng vv; take the road between the two huge mountains and continue through dense forest (national park) and ricefields all the way to Iteng (this is also an alternative road for reaching Wae Rebo)
  11. Beaches near Robek, pantai Ketebe, west of Reo
  12. Cancar, spiderweb ricefields
  13. Detour around the valley near Cancar with acces to the mainroad
  14. Todo, traditional village
  15. Wae Rebo, the icon of the traditional villages, partly trekking, beautiful but very touristy in high season
  16. Spiderweb ricefields near Ketang
  17. Nangalili Beach, 45 minutes off the mainroad near Lembor
  18. Lembor, the ricebarn of west Flores
  19. Toda, traditional village
  20. Spiderweb ricefield near Toda
  21. Cunca Rami, waterfall
  22. Sanggoang lake, a 500 meter deep craterlake
  23. Cunca Wulang, waterfall and canyon incl minitrekking
  24. Komodo National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991
  25. Pulau Rinca  for komodo dragons
  26. Pulau Padar with the magnificent view
  27. Pulau Komodo for komodo dragons
  28. Pink Beach (there are more pink beaches in Komodo NP)
  29. Diving spots
  30. Manta Point (Tata Makassar)
  31. Islands west and north of Labuan Bajo like Bidadari, Menjerite, Kelor etc.
  32. Batu Cermin cave, 10 minutes from Labuan Bajo
  33. Rangko Cave, north of Labuan Bajo (15 minutes by boat from Rangko)
  34. Sunset at Paradise Bar, Bukit Cinta or Pede Beach
  35. Warloka, ancient site best reached by boat from Labuan Bajo or via a bad road with fwd only
  36. Tobedo and Kaca (petrified wood)
  37. Mount Mbeliling (trekking, bird watching)