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Incredible people

We have rented a motorcycle and explored the area on our own. There are many beautiful traditional... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2017
Guided tour of Ngada villages

We met Melki at Lucas Lodge. He suggested a tour - part motor bike, part trek - to four Ngada... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
Sylvie G
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10 Dec 2017
“Incredible people”
18 Nov 2017
“Guided tour of Ngada villages”
Bajawa, Flores, Indonesia
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

We have rented a motorcycle and explored the area on our own. There are many beautiful traditional villages where people still live the traditional way of life. The houses are very unique with lot of history. What we found incredible, were the people. On few...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Boleslav
Reviewed November 18, 2017

We met Melki at Lucas Lodge. He suggested a tour - part motor bike, part trek - to four Ngada villages, followed by a visit to the Malange hotsprings. This is a fairly standard offer but what made it exceptional was Melki. He is a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Sylvie G
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Staff - 5 Location - 5 Activity quality - 5 Other positives - my girlfriend and I were a little apprehensive about staying in the village, especially as we were the only tourists there but we had a great experience. Everyone made us feel very...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed April 24, 2016

We took a half day tour from the Manalula Villa just outside Bajawa. We were driven to the first village Luba. We then trekked to Bena, Tolalela, and Gurusina. The villages all had a similar set up. House on either side of a raised ceremonial...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank paulbuxton108
Reviewed December 19, 2015

you can walk along this city by foot. after 8 oclock in the evening. theres no longer a stores than open. all come to their home and dont want to go outside because of the cold weather.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank jerryjeremia
Reviewed October 22, 2015

This area has it all: rich culture, incredible landscape and beautiful people. A visit to the hot springs, especially on a Sunday afternoon, is a must. We met such generous warm people in this region. Thank you Ngada.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Perriwinkle4
Reviewed August 23, 2015

One of the most fascinating areas of Flores, brimming with unique culture and architecture, hot springs, beaches and impressive volcanoes.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank El_Simto
Reviewed July 23, 2015

The area is really nice. Rent a scooter to explore mountains and small old traditional villages. Buy some organic coffee and handcrafts. Just enjoy!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank rhomomit
Reviewed June 25, 2015

I spent two month backpacking around Indonesia and getting to know Ngada culture and villages was one of the highlights!!! I was filming in a remote Belaraghi village and was lucky to interview the chief of the village and some of the locals. This place...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank TRAVELENA_us
Reviewed May 21, 2015

Wake up in the morning and preapre everything to hang around the town. This is the coolest town in flores and the town features a lot of beatifull traditional house such Bena Traditional village, Mengeruda Hot spring which located in soa has a wide beautiful...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank krisfolo
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Hi everyone, my name is Selvi. I'm a student working on a research about characteristics of tourists that pay a visit to Ngada. If you don't mind, could you please help me complete my research by answering several questions below? These are the questions: 1. What is your nationality? 2. Do you mind if you state your age? 4. What do you do in your country? 5. Can you indicate how much you have spent during your stay in Ngada Regency? 6. Were you travelling: a.Alone b. With your partner c. With family d. With a tour group e. Other__________ 7. Was that your first visit to Ngada? a.Yes b. No, __________(number of visit) 8. Where did you hear about Ngada? (Family / friends, brochures, guide books, etc.) 9. How did you travel to Ngada? a.Car b. Motorcycle c. Public Transport d. Tourist coach/ bus e. Other___________ 10. How long did you stay in Ngada? 11. In what type of accommodation were you staying? (Hotel, homestay, etc) 12. Where have you been before visiting Ngada and where did you go next? 13. In your opinion, what are the best of Ngada? Could you please explain? 14. What are the worst of Ngada? Could you please explain? 15. What expectations or suggestions could you make in order to improve tourism in Ngada? 16. How would you rate Ngada as tourism destination? a. Bad b. Good c. Excellent 17. Would you consider to take another visit to Ngada in the future? a.Yes b. Maybe c. No (reason___________________) 18. Will you recommend Ngada to other travelers? a.Yes b. No (reason_________________________)
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