What to do in Labuan Bajo tourism

Labuan Bajo tourism

Labuan Bajo is one among the 19 villages and sub-districts within the Komodo sub-district.

West Manggarai Regency. East Nusa Tenggara,Indonesia

Labuan Bajo for some tourists may be a dream vacation.

There’s a complete tour package there, from maritime to land.

Labuan Bajo is also an area that is included in the five super priority tourist destinations.

As a project of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Kemenparekraf).

This destination also has an endemic animal habitat area,

Namely Komodo dragons, precisely in the Komodo National Park (TN).

Labuan Bajo East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) has reopened since June 15, 2020.

After a long time of not having a vacation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Now you can make Labuan Bajo one of the destinations of choice.

However, beforehand you need to know the best times to visit Labuan Bajo

When is the best time to visit Labuan Bajo?

The best time to go to Labuan Bajo depends on the wishes or initial goals of tourists on vacation there.

For example, if tourists want to travel to a cultural festival in Labuan Bajo, come right between January-March.

Labuan Bajo usually has a cultural festival that becomes a tourist attraction.

Namely the Komodo Festival in March.

Meanwhile, in January Labuan Bajo had a Reba Festival which was also able to attract tourists.

If tourists want to see the atmosphere of the sunny Labuan Bajo sky.

With views of the green island as well as seeing the blue sea.

They can come in April-May.

At these times, it can be said that Labuan Bajo is beautiful for tourists who like photography.

Those interested in taking pictures can capture the beauty of various islands

Such as Padar Island, Rinca and, others in Labuan Bajo from the top of the hill.

What to do in Labuan Bajo?

1.See the sunset on Bukit Cinta ( Love Hill )

The first place to visit is Bukit Cinta. This hill is also often referred to as Silvia Hill.

Tourists can see the natural beauty of this island from above.

Which is in the archipelago, with hilly land at one time.

When you Arrive at the top of the hill, you can see the landscape of green hills.

The best time to come to Bukit Cinta is of course in the afternoon before sunset.

This time is the best time to see the golden sunset of Bukit Cinta.

2. Explore nature on Kelor Island

After you are satisfied by seeing the sunset at Bukit Cinta.

You can continue the tour the next day by crossing to the island of Kelor.

This place offers natural beauty almost similar to Bukit Cinta.

Where there are hills of green grass in it.

You can explore and capture the natural beauty of  this island by climbing each hill.

3. Snorkeling at Manjerite Island

Is still part of the Komodo National Park area.

You can see the beauty of this land not only on land.

But the beauty of the underwater world is also a tourist attraction.

You can visit Manjerite Island in Komodo National Park for snorkeling.

The waters below the island are one of the best spots for snorkeling.

Beautiful ornamental fish and various coral reefs can be seen directly under the sea of ​​this island.

4. See marine animal fossils in Batu Cermin Cave

The next place that must be visited is Batu Cermin Cave.

This place presents the fossils of marine animals that naturally exist on the cave walls.

These walls seem to be a witness that happen in the past.

That this cave was at the bottom of the sea.

The origin of the name Batu Cermin Cave comes from one corner in the cave which has a hole in the roof.

5. Cultural tourism in Melo Village

One thing that should not be missed in this beautiful island is a cultural tour.

You can visit Melo Village to see the culture in Labuan Bajo.

When visiting there, tourists will be greeted by the Caci Dance which is a typical Manggarai dance.

This dance is played by the men of Kampung Melo.

These men would wear hats and carry whips.

The point is to demonstrate a dance that shows how to attack opponents.

In addition, the natural landscape in Kampung Melo is also beautiful.

The typical village of NTT with its traditional houses, clothes, and dances.

It will fascinate you when you visit Melo Village.

Cheap Hotels in Labuan Bajo

When you visit Labuan Bajo of course you can not stay only for a few hours then back or go to some other place.

So you will stay for a couple of days in this beautiful island.

That’s mean you need a place to stay.

So here is 5 cheap hostels that maybe suitable for you

1. . Centro Hostel

Centro Hostel is a cheap accommodation located on Jalan Soekarno-Hatta, Gang Cempaka Labuan bajo, West Manggarai,

Rates to stay here start at IDR 100,000 per night.

This inn already provides free internet service.

The facilities you get if you stay here are bunk beds, blankets.

Bathrooms equipped with showers, and air conditioning.

2. La Boheme Bajo

La Boheme Bajo is located on Jalan Gorontalo, Trans Flores, Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara.

This cheap hotel offers lodging with rates starting at IDR 108,000 per night.

With this low price, the facilities that a traveler gets are a mattress, a fan, a wardrobe, and a clean bathroom.

The inn also features a pool table, bar and restaurant

While staying at this hotel, travelers can visit some tourist attractions.

Such as Waecicu Beach, Kanawa Island, and Batu Cermin Cave.

3. Bajo Nature Backpackers

This hotel is located on Jalan Soekarno-Hatta, Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara.

The price to stay at this hotel is IDR 110,000 per night

4. Tarsan Backpacker

Tarsan Backpacker is located in the Firdaus Cave Complex.Alley Firdaus Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara.

To stay at this place, a traveler only needs to pay a price of IDR. 115.000 or $8- $9

The facilities that will be obtained are comfortable mattresses.

Portable air conditioners, clean bathrooms, and bathrooms equipped with showers.

This hotel is equipped with free internet service.

5. Siola Hotel

This inn is located at Jl. Soekarno-Hatta, Central Village, Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara.

The rates offered by this cheap hotel in start at IDR 120.000 per night.

At a fairly cheap price, a traveler will get facilities in the form of bunk beds, blankets, air conditioning, and a clean bathroom.

In addition, this inn has been equipped with free internet service

The nearest tourist spot from this inn is Labuan Pede beach

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