Who don’t know about Bali island up to the present time? But not so many peoples don’t know about Lesser Sunda islands. The Lesser Sunda are the group islands to begin with province of Bali, West and East Nusa Tenggara. More than thousand islands are covering. Of course Bali island knows by many peoples around the world. Not only this time but since hundred years ago.
The Lesser Sunda islands located in the southeast of Indonesia. There are six biggest island on the group of Lesser Sunda islands. To begin with the island of Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba as well as West Timor. Those islands are all the major Lesser Sunda islands. The Lesser Sunda are the largest group of islands of Indonesia. That is say the first largest archipelago in Indonesia.
However the Lesser Sunda islands are most important of Indonesia tourism since long time ago. To start from Bali island then the islands of West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara. There three province in the Lesser Sunda islands. They are Bali, West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara province.
A world tourist destination to start from Bali, West and East Nusa Tenggara
A lot of tourism attractions can see both land and sea on the group of Lesser Sunda islands. Rich with wonderful of nature, culture, wildlife, marine life and more. Bali island is very popular tourist destination from time to time. Following by Lombok island in the next of Bali. Go more to the east find a new seven natural wonder of the world. That is the islands of Komodo national park. Together with Flores island to attract nature, culture, marine life and many more.
Go to different typical islands are Sumba and West Timor. They are including driest area in Indonesia. But a lot of tourist attractions are finding there. Pasola in Sumba island is very well-known attractions in yearly. West Timor attract the nature and culture. A lot of small islands are covering around even many isles spread out all over the region.
Bali Island of Bali province
The capital is Denpasar. Consist of several islands in the province. The biggest island is Bali. Where become the name of province. Several islands are covering around Bali island. They are Nusa Penida, Lembongan and more. All over the Bali province is become the great tourist attractions. More than five million peoples are living there. This time Denpasar is a traffic city in Indonesia. Hindu is first religion of Balinese. International airport is I Gusti Ngurah Rai in the central of Denpasar city. It’s one of highest flight traffic flight in Indonesia.
Bali is well-known by the world tourists. However Bali culture, religion and arts are the main important for tourist attractions. From the the biggest to the small accommodation can find every where. Infrastructures are well and building go on. Bali island is the tourism barometer in Indonesia. Tourists are so easy to make trip around Bali. Because of transports and road are all well pavement.
West Nusa Tenggara province
Next to the east of Bali island is West Nusa Tenggara province. The capital is Mataram city. It’s in the southwest of Lombok island. There are two largest islands there. Those islands are Lombok and Sumbawa. Three Gillis are small islands in the southwest of Lombok. Three Gillis are Gili Meno, Gili Air and Gili Trawangan. Up to the present time those islands are become the best tourist attractions. Snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing and beaches are first tourist attractions there.
Rinjani summit is the great volcano for specialist tour. It’s one of the best trekking tour in Indonesia. Kuta area is the center of new tourism on the island of Lombok Indonesia. It’s coastal area in the south of Lombok island. This time to be come a specific tourism development. Sasak tribe is the old ethnic group still survive up to the present time. See their traditional village and also their hand weaving. Peoples of Lombok and Sumbawa island are influencing by the Bali culture. It comes from Bali empire long time ago.
The next island to visit is Sumbawa. There are several places to see there. Tambora mountain is the place for trekking tour. Satonda island is the place to see salt water lake. Several islands in the north of Sumbawa can do for snorkeling and beach relaxing.
Most peoples of West Nusa Tenggara are Moslem. To get Lombok and Sumbawa island are so easy. Because of daily flight from Bali or other islands are well connecting. So that visitors are easy to issue the flight tickets. Sumbawa island has two airports. But the main airport is Bima town in the east of Sumbawa. International airport is located in the middle of Lombok island.
East Nusa Tenggara province
That is to say island province. Located in the southeast of Indonesia or east part of Bali Island. Capital is Kupang city in the west part of Timor island. Covering more than six hundred islands. There are three largest islands. That is Flores, Sumba and Timor island. For this reason also peoples are calling the province is Flobamora. It stands of the island of Flores, Sumba and Timor.
The province of East Nusa Tenggara has a lot of tourist attractions. Every island has an airport. Because of island province, then the province has also so many airports. But most of the airports are small. Its to connect inter island in the province. The major airports are Kupang, Waingapu, Maumere and Labuan Bajo. Those major airports are well connecting to other islands in Indonesia. Most flight traffic of each airport is from Bali island.
Labuan Bajo or Komodo airport is to become an international airport since few years ago. It’s in the west part of Flores island. So far Komodo airport is one of the most high traffic for domestic flights. Connect from many islands or places with direct flight. But Bali is still most traffic than other islands.
Komodo Dragon together with Flores tour
The world tourist destination is the islands of Komodo national park. It’s on the west part of Flores or east of Sumbawa island. It is because of Komodo Dragons, wildlife, corals and so much more. New seven natural wonder of the world is Komodo island. That is to say islands of Komodo dragon. However tourists are always visit there from time to time. Komodo tour is always together with Flores tour Indonesia. You can do all to start from Bali island.
Flores has Kelimutu three colored lake. It is a dramatic sight of nature with three crater with different color of lake. Its in the middle of Flores island. Both Komodo tour or Flores tours are most traffic flights from Bali island. So that connect your flight to Flores island from Bali. Daily flights are hourly to Labuan Bajo town.
East Nusa Tenggara province has so many tourist destinations. But we don’t explain all in all here. To begin with nature, culture, marine life, hand weaving and so much more. Furthermore see also the island of Sumba, Timor, Alor and many more islands. To get in detail you just find other articles here.
Bali and Lesser Sunda islands
Above all in all are about Lesser Sunda islands. This is in general information. Maybe can give you as reference prior to visit Bali, West as well as East Nusa Tenggara province. As long as you interest to visit, then let we know this time. We are here to help you. Because of so many islands the get other more here or out there.
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Here is to bring you to know the real Lesser Sunda Islands. All tours on the Lesser Sunda to start from Bali. The only place easy to do a flight. Then you get it. After that ask to travel agencies. So that you get it. Do it now or in the next time. Those are all in all Indonesia tour packages.
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