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Bajawa, Flores, Indonesia
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Interesting experience staying over in Tolalela

Staff - 5 Location - 5 Activity quality - 5 Other positives - my girlfriend and I were a little... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
via mobile
Beautiful trek through four Ngada Villages

We took a half day tour from the Manalula Villa just outside Bajawa. We were driven to the first... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Seattle, Washington
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Bajawa, Flores, Indonesia
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Reviewed 20 January 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

Thank 5redleader
Reviewed 25 April 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

1  Thank paulbuxton108
Reviewed 20 December 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.

1  Thank jerryjeremia
Reviewed 22 October 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.

Thank Perriwinkle4
Reviewed 23 August 2015

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

Thank El_Simto
Reviewed 23 July 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!

Thank rhomomit
Reviewed 26 June 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

1  Thank TRAVELENA_us
Reviewed 21 May 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

1  Thank krisfolo
Reviewed 28 April 2015

This was a great little stop for part of the morning in Bajawa. The village is very clean and quiet, a handful of little kids around and some women doing traditional weaving. They do not hassle you to purchase anything and were not bothered by...More

1  Thank 08HeatherR
Reviewed 31 March 2015

well the second day in Bajawa actually Sunday morning Im with my friend visiting this small village of Bena,litte bit far from Bajawa ofcourse but finally we are arrive in Bena Village.what I like about Bena is from the Hill back Bena about the amazing...More

1  Thank adhybams
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Selvi Y
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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