Your travel guide to Flores, a place of beauty like its name which means flower in Portuguese. As part of the Lesser Sunda Islands, it is home to the last dragon on Earth, the Komodo Dragon in the Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Flores has a population of 1.8 million, with people mainly from Austronesian family and other indigenous tribes. Myriads of languages are spoken here. People are mainly Roman Catholic Christians with some Muslims.
Flores, Sumba and Sumbawa Travel Map
Places to Visit in Flores
Visit Flores for the almost untouched island, where you can trek to see Tri-colored lakes in Kelimutu of acid volcanic water, Komodo Dragon, swim in calm pool with waterfall backdrop, enjoy your meal and mingling with locals amidst view of lush paddy fields and smoking volcanic mountain. You can even dive or snorkel off various amazing dive sites.
Komodo Island – one of the UNESCO World Heritage of Indonesia and home to the Komodo Dragon
Maumere – off the beaten path, exploring local living, fishing villages, hot springs, caves and beaches.
Mount Kelimutu – one of the famous attraction in Flores, Kelimutu lake is within the summit of the craters and consist of three lakes of varying colors from each other and also at different times.
Activities in Flores
Hike Mount Kelimutu
Whale Shark Diving or Snorkeling