Flores or Pulau Flores (Indonesia) is an island in the East Nusa Tenggara province. It is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, a group of Islands in the Eastern half of Indonesia. The largest city on the island is Maumere.
According to the census in 2010, the populations on the Island were 1.931.000. The name Flores is derived from the Portuguese for Flowers. The locals also called the Island “Pulau Bunga”.
Flores is located east of Sumbawa and Komodo islands, west of Lembata Island, and the Alor Archipelago. To the southeast is Timor. To the south, across the Sumba Strait, is Sumba Island and to the north, beyond the Flores Sea, is Sulawesi.
The best way to get to the island is by taking a flight from Bali or Jakarta; here are the flight companies:
The other options you can get to the island are getting on the slow ferry from Bali, Lombok, and Sape. You can also get on the Pelni, the biggest ship which runs 2 times every month from Bali or Lombok.
Gewayantana Airport in Larantuka
Labuan Bajo Harbor, West Manggarai
Bung Karno Harbor Ende
Ippi Harbor Ende
Lorosay Harbor, Sikka
Flores is widely one of the main tourist destinations in Bali Nusa Tenggara. Not only does Komodo National Park, but the island also offers beautiful sights, lakes, cultures, mountains, and many more.
Kelimutu Lake in Ende
Bena Village in Bajawa
Soa hot spring in Bajawa
Koka Beach in Maumere
Labuan Bajo in Manggarai
Wae Rebo village in Manggara
Komodo National Park in Manggarai
17 Islands Riung in Bajawa
There are many more places to visit; you can join our tour packages arrangement for details. The most developed tourist destination at the moment is Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai. It is the gateway to visiting Komodo National Park.
Tours and sightseeing
Trekking and adventures
Enjoy traditional foods, coffee, and Local wine
Enjoy the beautiful underwater life in 17 islands Riung
Many things you can do on the island. Our Guide ensures that you will be happy during the visit to Flores. Our next destination Komodo Island is also our best offer for your holiday.