Travel Tips

travel tips before visit Flores and Komodo Komodo and Flores Island are both the best tourist destinations in Indonesia which is located in the East Nusa Tenggara province. Visiting the Islands can be a great holiday planning. Plan a visit to Komodo and Flores, you may consider finding out some travel tips on this page.

The Travel Tips for Visiting Komodo National Park

The following are tips before planning to visit Komodo National Park:

    • Provide your passport for boat clearance. Komodo National Park is only accessible by the boat tour. You will need to show your passport before entering the National Park.
    • Bring enough cash. There is no ATM or Bank in the National Park, therefore you will need to bring enough cash for entrance fees and other expenses.

  • Do not forget to bring enough clothes, a backpack, sunglasses, sun cream, a hat, flippers, trekking shoes, and medicine.
  • Never try to go alone on Komodo Island and Rinca. The Komodo Dragons are wild and dangerous. Try to go with a group and must be with a tour guide or ranger who wants to see Komodo Dragons.
  • Do not leave trash in the National Park. Put any trash-on-trash box.
  • Keep silent while you are on Komodo Island and Rinca. Do not smoke when you are in the National Park. The islands are dry and easy to burn.
  • Never try to hurt any creature while you are in Komodo National Park. Follow all the instructions of your tour guide once you are in National Park.

Tips Before You Visit Flores Island

People on Flores Island are nice and friendly like many other Indonesians. They are smiley and easy to communicate with.

The following are travel tips before visiting Flores Island:

  • Prepare enough clothes. A raincoat and jacket are recommended. Flores Island has a rainforest, and in some parts of the places, the weather is cold.
  • Respect to the local tradition. Flores has a strong culture and tradition. You will have a traditional welcome when visiting one of the traditional villages on Flores.
  • Do not forget to bring your ATM. You can withdraw money in Labuan Bajo, Ruteng, Bajawa, or other main towns on the island.
  • Book the trip in advance. The best time to visit is between April to September. You can some tour packages to Flores Island online. Prices and itineraries vary, depending on your planning.
  • Bring your medicine, in case have a problem during the trip. There are hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies in Ruteng, Labuan Bajo, Bajawa, and the other towns on the island.
  • Do not forget to bring sunglasses, a hat, trekking shoes, and sunscreen once you visit Flores Island. Some beautiful white sand beaches are also found on the island. You can plan to visit them for your daily activities.

For the recommended places to visit in Flores and Komodo National Park, you can visit the page Places to visit on this page. Otherwise, you see on each tour package for places and activities to do. Enjoy nature, culture, tradition, and wildlife.

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