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2 Islands to explore in East Nusa Tenggara

East Nusa Tenggara

The southernmost province of Indonesia, East Nusa Tenggara houses the most well-known attractions including Labuan Bajo, Komodo National Park, and Mount Kelimutu.

Gili Motang
Gili MotangGili Motang, Golo Mori, Komodo, West Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Gili Motang is a small island in Eastern Indonesia. It is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain, which together with the Greater Sunda Islands to the west make up the Sunda Islands. The island, volcanic in origin, is approximately 30 km² in area. Home to a small population of about 100 Komodo dragons, Gili Motang is part of Komodo National Park. In 1991 as part of the national park, Gili Motang was accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Solor
SolorSolor, Ongalereng, West Solor, East Flores Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Solor is a volcanic island located off the eastern tip of Flores island in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia, in the Solor Archipelago. The island supports a small population that has been whaling for hundreds of years. They speak the languages of Adonara and Lamaholot. There are at least five volcanoes on this island which measures only 40 kilometres by 6 kilometres . The island's area is 217.8 square kilometres.

Map of Islands to explore in East Nusa Tenggara