If you’re seeking white sand, spectacular diving and surf, bubbling hot springs, majestic waterfalls and traditional villages – away from Bali-esque crowds – then Nusa Tenggara is your wonderland. Spreading west from the Wallace Line dividing Asia from Australasia, this archipelago is jungle-green in the north and tending to drier savannah in the south and east. In between are limitless surf breaks and barrels, technicolor volcanic lakes, pink-sand beaches, swaggering dragons and underwater worlds filled with color and creatures.
You’ll also find a cultural diversity that's unmatched, even in multicultural Indonesia. Animist and traditional practices still thrive alongside minarets, convents and chapels, and though Bahasa Indonesia is the lingua franca, each island has at least one native language, often subdivided into dialects. From a beach-forward, tourist-ready vacation to stepping outside your comfort zone for the sort of experiences that leave an indelible mark on your memory, you’re exactly where you’re supposed to be.
What makes this place a wonderful place to visit.
Nusa Tenggara are unmatched beauties, a must to experience at least once in a lifetime. Marvel at the myriad charms of the islands, from the luxury of Labuan Bajo to the exciting culture of Wae Rebo Village.
The Nusa Tenggara best tour packages are waiting for you
These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Nusa Tenggara.
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