Does your idea of a vacation involve fun and adventure, or are you looking for a laid back ambiance? If you are seeking the perfect combination of idle beaches, fun activities, and breathtaking views, take a trip to the Komodo National Park in Indonesia.
As one of the 7 Natural Wonders Of The World, this spectacular archipelago comprising of breathtaking islands is one of the hidden gems in this part of the world.
How To Get To The Komodo National Park
Labuan Bajo, Flores Island is the main gateway to the Park. You may take a direct flight from Bali to the Labuan Bajo Airport (LBJ). You may also get through Bima, located in the Eastern Sumbawa.
There are numerous flights from Denpasar to these locations. Numerous flight operators such as Wings Air, NAM Air, and Garuda Indonesia run flights to the destination multiple times a day. If you are heading to Komodo from other locations in Indonesia, you can find flights that go direct or stopover at Bali.
Once you arrive at Bajo or Bima, you may take a boat ride or charter a luxury private yacht to get to Loh Liang on Komodo Island. Lamima Yacht is an exclusively built sailing yacht with a traditional hull and Indonesian crew members who will guide you to the authentic spots and best kept secrets in Komodo. Besides enjoying the traditional aspects of the yacht, the crew ensures that you enjoy the best of Indonesian hospitality.
Best Time To Visit Komodo
The most favorable time to visit the park is the dry season, starting from April to December. The weather is pleasant, not too hot with almost no rain. The monsoon sets in early in December. If you don’t like the idea of traveling when it’s wet, plan your trip before that month.
What Can Guests Expect From The Park?
When you are at the national park, expect to be swept off your feet with the spectacular beauty both on land and underwater. The park is home to the Komodo Dragons, an exotic species of the reptile family. Besides the dragons, it is also home to horses, wild boars, monkeys, wild buffalo, snakes, deer, and different types of birds, and other wildlife.
The quiet ambiance, verdant surroundings, and stunning natural landscape can transport you to a different world, away from the mundane living. Visitors experience a kind of euphoria from getting so close to nature and watching with awe its natural beauty.
The park is as beautiful underwater as it is on the land so don’t forget to explore the impressive marine life under water. Guests can enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling to witness the colorful schools of fish and sea turtles.
What Are The Attractions In Komodo
Spectacular Viewpoints: There are some iconic viewpoints in Indonesia and some of them are located in Komodo. Your local guide will escort you to the best viewpoints from where you can see a sweeping view of beaches, azure water, and islands. The stunning natural scenery looks like a perfect painting of paradise.
Activities: The national park welcomes you to stroll around leisurely, hike to the islands, or enjoy the water activities. There are numerous diving sites that let you witness giant turtles, mantas, sharks, nudibranchs, dolphins, dugongs, pygmy seahorses, and frogfish to name a few.
Untouched remote beaches: Take a walk in the remote and un-crowded beaches as you feel the tropical breeze caress your soul. Soak in the beauty of sunset in tranquility and take home memories of a lifetime.
Some of the beaches may have a pink tint due to coral deposits over the years, hence, they are popularly known as the pink beach.
What Makes Komodo National Park Stand Out
The park was recently voted one of the ‘100 best places to visit’ on earth on four seasons. The site is a perfect point where the warm water from the Flores Sea meets the freezing water from the Indian Ocean. There are numerous untouched and pristine beaches where you can get close to nature’s beautiful creations that are unscathed by urban development.
The pink beaches, breathtaking cliffs, sandy bottoms, blue waters, underwater plateaus, caves, channels, soft corals and marine life combine together to make Komodo National Park an experience to remember!