Sunday, 24 March 2019 | 20:56 WIB

Atambua at a Glance and Other Tourist Destinations in NTT

Atambua offering beautiful beach and traditional dancing

ATAMBUA, NNC - Do you have a plan to spend vacation time in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT)? Kupang is the capital of the province of NTT which has long offered a variety of stunning attractions, including natural scenery to Fatumnasi Village, Oenesu and Tesbatan Waterfall, the blue expanse of Kolbano Beach or sunset on Tablolong Beach. In addition, you can enjoy culinary and shopping for the craft industry.

Kupang alone is not enough for adventure even if only for a short time. How about other destinations? Belu is one of the districts in NTT which has the capital in Atambua. For travelers, the characteristics of this region have the potential to arouse interest in traveling because it is famous as an exotic and rocky dry coral that is combined with traditional and cultural customs.

Tourists in Atambua also had the opportunity to visit the beach with a spot of mangrove forest in every corner, Masinlunik crater, Kamanasa tourism village, Lorodirma traditional house, traditional Matabesi house, Benteng Buat and many more. Especially millennials, one of the favorite objects is Jobugujur Bakelin Hill, where you can freely indulge your eyes overlooking the enchanting natural landscape from the top of the hill.

The two interesting cities are on Timor Island, one of the major islands in the province. Kupang is in the very western part, while Atambua is strategically located in the center of the island. Famous for its nickname a pearl city in the Sunda Islands, Kupang and Atambua Islands, become increasingly crowded by visitors. Thus now, Wings Air increases its flight frequencies to the regions starting October 25, 2018.

Operations Director of Wings Air Capt. Redi Irawan revealed, "The addition of flight schedules from Kupang to NTT's favorite destinations is a strategic step to accommodate the demand for tourists, business people and the public for air transportation."

"With the more frequency of Wings Air it is optimistic that it can provide more value in terms of cost and time," he said in a press release on Thursday (10/18/2018).