Things You Need to Know about Flores before Visiting

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Flores is exotic travel destination you can find in Indonesia, specifically in East Nusa Tenggara. When you are craving for travel destination that offers you wildlife, distinct culture and something beyond imagination, you should visit Flores. This place is considerably safe for travelling even if you are going solo. Well, not everyone is willing to travel solo especially to the unknown destination. It can be terrifying and intimidating in some ways. However, Flores is for everyone that you can travel solo or with group of friends or families. There are many things to enjoy and you won’t regret.

Everything about travelling in Flores

Things You Need to Know about Flores before Visiting

Flores is a place where there are hidden gems you can find and explore. This place is perfect for adventure seeker, adrenaline junkies, or romance suckers. Travelling to Flores, you need at least know what to do to prepare such as how to get there and where to go. Here is brief information about it:

Always prepare to double your budget travel.

No matter where your destination is, preparing your budget in double amount is necessary to help you in case of emergency. Unexpected cost is something you need to take into account when it comes to budgeting for travel. To travel to Flores, you need to exchange your currency to Indonesian currency, Rupiah (Rp). You can change your money at the airport or draw cash from ATMs.

Which port of entry to choose should be known if you are travelling to Flores?

You can take a flight to Denpasar, Bali first. Then you can go to next destination, Moni Village. Form this place, you can depart to the iconic Kelimutu Lake. You can also choose other destinations and pay a visit such as the town of Bajawa, Bena traditional village, Wae Rebo, and many places.

You can also opt for island hopping around Komodo Island.

To do this, you need to take a flight to Labuan Bajo from Denpasar. There, you can go island hopping and explore various places such as Komodo Island, Gili Laba, Pink Beach, Padar Island, Manta Point, and Kanawa Island. Since Flores is a vast island, it is more recommended to consider air travel. Thus, you can go from one place to another simply by hopping on a plane. You can choose land travel such as driving around rental car. However, it is more time consuming and less cost efficient. If you have only short time to explore Flores and its surroundings, air travel will be good idea. However, you can choose land travel if you have relaxed and leisure travel.

You can also opt for island hopping around Komodo Island.

To do this, you need to take a flight to Labuan Bajo from Denpasar. There, you can go island hopping and explore various places such as Komodo Island, Gili Laba, Pink Beach, Padar Island, Manta Point, and Kanawa Island. Since Flores is a vast island, it is more recommended to consider air travel. Thus, you can go from one place to another simply by hopping on a plane. You can choose land travel such as driving around rental car. However, it is more time consuming and less cost efficient. If you have only short time to explore Flores and its surroundings, air travel will be good idea. However, you can choose land travel if you have relaxed and leisure travel.

To explore more hidden attractions, you can count on Ojek, Indonesian motorcycle taxi.

You can get around island faster. Besides, some areas are road less such as hills, slippery roads, bends, etc. Ojek is usually the locals who know the area better than anyone. It is also recommended to switch your SIM card from different providers where you go exploring more hidden areas because signal sometimes are hard to get.