Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara

Labuan Bajo is a small city located in West Manggarai, Flores East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia. For the past decades, the city was just a small fishing town. The city is also the main public harbor for ferries crossing from Sape, West Nusa Tenggara.

In recent years Labuan Bajo has been developed as Indonesia’s premium tourism, including Komodo National Park. It is the main city for the Komodo trip stopover. You can enjoy any facilities provided during your vacation.

Things to see in Labuan Bajo

Here are the things you can see and do :

  • Hiking at Bukit Silvia in Wae CICU, Northside of the city. Bukit Silvia is one of the stunning landscapes in the area. Enjoy hiking, a beautiful sunset, and a small island view from the mainland Labuan Bajo.
  • Visit Cunca Wulang Waterfall. Enjoy trekking through the tropical forest.
  • Watch a spectacular traditional dance performance called Caci or whip fighting by the Manggarai tribe.
  • Relax at Pantai Pede ( Pede Beach ). It is one of the best beaches to enjoy your day.
  • Join a Komodo full-day trip or live abroad.

For more information about the things to do, check out our Komodo tour packages. You can decide to choose the best thing to see and do during the vacation.

Getting There

Here are the ways on how to get there:

  • Flight from Bali or Jakarta to Komodo International Airport
  • Ferry from Sape (West Nusa Tenggara)
  • Bus from Lombok or Bali
  • PELNI from Lombok or Bali. This big ship is only departure 2 times a month

Accommodations and Restaurants

Accommodations and restaurants are spread around the city. They range from backpackers to five-star hotels. Below are some recommended accommodations:

  • Ayana Hotel (5 Star hotel). Range price IDR 2.000.000 – 5.000.000 per night
  • Bintang Flores (4 Star Hotel), range price IDR 1000.000 – 3.000.000 per night
  • Jayakarta Hotel (5 Star Hotel), range price from IDR 1.500.000 – 4.000.000 per night
  • Silvia Hotel (3 Star Hotel), range price from IDR 1.000.000 – 3.000.000 per night
  • Bajo Hotel (standard hotel), ranges from IDR 150.000 – 300.000 per night
  • Pavilla Hotel (standard hotel) price range from IDR 200.000 – 300.000 per night

Restaurants, nightlife, bars are also available around the city. If you love to taste seafood, you can go to Kampung Ujung. It is the most popular place for seafood and local taste.

Sunset Paradise Bar is the best place to spend your nightlife in Labuan Bajo. La Pirate cafe and restaurant is the best place if you like to enjoy the live music performance.

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