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touristic, but very nice

We booked a jungle tour for four hours and made the walk down from the lakes to the city center... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ben B
Must visit

One hour Drive from Bajawa, you'll be at the most beautiful village of the Ngada etnik. Just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris L
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| Off the Main Road to Bajawa, Bajawa, Flores, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a jungle tour for four hours and made the walk down from the lakes to the city center. During this walk you can visit several traditional villages. Some are very touristic, but a few are no so touristic. Its more hard to get...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One hour Drive from Bajawa, you'll be at the most beautiful village of the Ngada etnik. Just complete, the culture, lifestyle and the view.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As one of the main attractions in this area, we (two friends and myself) went to the village with some prior information taken out of a travelguide and the internet. Renting a scooter from Bajawa is easy (~100 000/day) and you'll get there in about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local original village, friendly people, Good guides , superb setting, wish i could stay , but alas , i am not a local

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to visit the village when they were preparing for a wedding/feast which was quite an eye opener to see all the prep going on and the cooking. A sight not for the squeamish. We were left to our own devices to wonder around...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There aren't that many attractions in Bajawa, so this has to be one of the stops. The majestic Mt Inerie towers over the village, creating a picturesque setting. Almost every home has a women weaving in the verandah, and urging you to buy a scarf.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked Bena. Even if Tololela is less touristic, I think Bena is nicer. I really enjoyed the walk from Bena to Tololela. Pass the parking in Bena and turn right and then cross the small river by turning left. There you see the...More

Thank Fra P
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

During our afternoon tour of the villages we visited Bena village and Toloboro village. Myself and 3 others had a guided tour by Melki. Melki was an amazing guide, we contacted him before hand to arrange and he was so helpful. He even helped us...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We visited some authentic viilages in the area. It is easy eto go there by motorcycle.. Bena is the most touristic village, but it is nice to be there. You have to pay entrance fee, as a support for the village. It is not possible...More

1  Thank karine36l
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We ended up by accident in Luba traditional village, which is about 300m above Bena village. Luba is much smaller, however we enjoyed the authentic welcome by Petrus and his daughter Maxima. They invited us to sit with them and share coffee. We shared such...More

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September 16, 2018|
Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
Stay per night at Bellaraghi Village IDR 250.000 per pax included dinner and breakfast,if you need an overland tour driver to go there chat me +6282244499249
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Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
For sure the best time in the year is off peak so before june or after mid september. In peak season go as early as possible because tour buses will be there around 10/11. There are also some villages in the area that are... More
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Response from hanryf | Reviewed this property |
Bena and wae rebo are 2 traditional villages belong to different region. Bena is in Bajawa region and easy access from the main street. while Wae Rebo is more authentic in it's architecture and life style, one need to be... More